October 31, 2014

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Stress Less Thursday – Need A Stress Reliever – Try Coloring -

Thursday, October 30, 2014

POLK MUGSHOT OF THE DAY – OCTOBER 30, 2014 -

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Two Nursing Home Workers Arrested For hitting Man With Alzheimer’s -

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Missing and Endangered Elderly Man From Frostproof -

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Time to Get Ready for the Polk Senior Games for 2015 -

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

39 Mile Scenic Highway Yard Sale Saturday November 1 from 8 to 2 -

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Traffic Update: Accident Hunt Brothers Rd and 11th St Lake Wales -

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

POLK MUGSHOT OF THE DAY – OCTOBER 29, 2014 -

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Wacky Wednesday – Woman Fakes Ebola At Hospital Emergency Room, Lands In Jail -

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Driver Critically Injured In Early Morning Crash On West Memorial Blvd. -

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Missing Teens Found – Young Man In Custody -

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Two Juveniles Arrested In Lake Wales Business Burglaries -

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

What Goes Around Comes Around…Chas Kincaid Coming Home for EP Release Party -

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Man Decorated Home In Ebola Quarantine Theme -

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

POLK MUGSHOT OF THE DAY – OCTOBER 28, 2014 -

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

LITTLE SPARKS LEARNING CENTER -

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Lakeland Police Department Investigates Early Morning Fatal Traffic Crash on Crystal Lake Drive -

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

This Day in History – October 28, 1967 – Julia Roberts Was Born -

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

POLK MUGSHOT OF THE DAY – OCTOBER 27, 2014 -

Monday, October 27, 2014

COOKING ON THE RIDGE: BEER AND CHEDDAR SOUP WITH KIELBASA SAUSAGE -

Monday, October 27, 2014

  • polkseniorgames

    Time to Get Ready for the Polk Senior Games for 2015

    Polk Senior Games 2015 Saturday, February 28, 2015 – March 16, 2015 Two weeks of athletic and recreational competitive events for men and women 50 and years and over. Individual, partner and team events include: Archery, Badminton, Basketball 3 on 3, Basketball Shooting, Billiards, Bocce, Bowling, Bridge, Checkers, Chess, Cribbage, Dancing, Darts, Euchre, Field Events, Fishing, Fly Casting, 18 Hole Golf Singles & Mixed Doubles (NEW), Putt & Chip, Horseshoes, Lawn Bowling, Pepper, Pickleball, Powerlifting, Punt Pass & Kick, Racquetball, 5K Road Race, Scrabble, Senior Smarts, Rifle Shooting, Trap Shooting, Skeet Shooting, Sporting Clays Shooting (NEW), Shuffleboard, Softball, Square Dancing,…

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    39 Mile Scenic Highway Yard Sale Saturday November 1 from 8 to 2

    Travel State Road 17, the beautiful Ridge Scenic Highway and visit us at seven great official locations: Haines City: Lake Eva Banquet Hall, 799 Johns Ave. & S. 8th St Dundee: Dundee Community Center, 603 Lake Marie Drive Lake of the Hills: Community Clubhouse 47 East Starr Ave, off SR 17 Lake Wales: CSX Trailhead: 450 N Scenic Hwy Babson Park: Across from Webber International University. 1050 N Scenic Hwy Ridge Audobon Center 200 N Crooked Lake Drive Frostproof: Downtown along E Wall Street at SR 17 Rain or Shine! Rent space for $10 at selected locations. Fundraiser event –…

  • huntbrothersrd

    Traffic Update: Accident Hunt Brothers Rd and 11th St Lake Wales

    Please avoid the area if possible.  We will update as we have more information but not know if there are are any injuries at this time. Remember to always drive safely.

  • 2 Juveniles Arrested for burglary at local businesses in Downtown Lake Wales

    Two Juveniles Arrested In Lake Wales Business Burglaries

      Lake Wales, Florida – On Thursday evening and Friday morning two Lake Wales juveniles allegedly robbed two local businesses. On Thursday, October 23rd Lake Wales Police Officers responed to 4 Scenic Hwy (Sunoco gas station in reference to an alarm call.  Dispatch advised the alarm showed front glass breakage. Officers responded and observed the front window was shattered.  Officers held perimeter, PCSO air responded, Officer Coppedge with K9 Fly and Officer Joyner conducted a K9 track. The track led officers to the area of Scenic Hwy S and Johnson Ave at which time the track ended. The business owner arrived on…

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    What Goes Around Comes Around…Chas Kincaid Coming Home for EP Release Party

    This Polk County Girl is returning to her roots for her EP Debut Party.  Chas was born in Valdosta, GA, raised in Lake Wales Fl, and is a graduate of Frostproof High School.  On her 21ST Birthday, she decided she had waited long enough to pursue her dream, she had to make it happen and that is just what this country girl has done.  Last January Chas set off to Nashville and now she is ready  to release her EP Album “My dreams are coming true, I have been singing since I was old enough to hold a microphone” Chas…

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One Person Killed & Four Injured In Polk Accident

Jul 6, 2014

Davenport, Florida – Around 7:25 p.m. July 5, 2014 , a black 2003 Ford Expedition was heading westbound on I-4 and entering onto the off-ramp at U.S. 27 in Davenport, when, for unknown reasons, the driver (24-year-old Michele Walsh of Kissimmee) lost control of the SUV. The SUV slid into the outside lane of the off-ramp, narrowly missed striking a truck that was stopped on the off-ramp, and then flipped, ejecting front-seat passenger 36-year-old Lascelles Gabbidon II of Kissimmee. There were five other occupants of the SUV, and they are: 24-year-old Angela Marie Edwards of Jamaica – taken to LRMC, treated and released; 6-year-old…

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AUBURNDALE WOMAN SEVERELY BURNED IN FIREWORKS ACCIDENT

Jul 5, 2014

Update: Burn victim Kathryn Flint, who was in critical condition at ORMC, succumbed to her injuries. Also, the second victim, Christopher Flint, was kept overnight at LRMC for treatment of his injuries and was released from LRMC today. Auburndale, Florida – On Friday, July 4, 2014, at approximately 8:51 p.m., Auburndale Police officers responded to assist the Auburndale Fire Department and Polk County Fire Rescue at a reported fire a home in Auburndale, Florida. Initial reports indicated that two people were injured when fireworks exploded inside the home. The initial investigation was turned over to Detective Kristi Bellendier, who conducted a…

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Suspects Wanted On Retail Thefts Across Central Florida

Jul 2, 2014

Suspects wanted on retail thefts across Central Florida Winter Haven Police have obtained warrants for the arrest of Quintin Fitzgerald Everett Jr., (DOB 8/1/89, LKA 2903 Sanchez St., Tampa, FL 33605) and Patrice Lashawn Thomas, (DOB 10/19/84, LNA 2509 13th St. S., Saint Petersburg, FL 33705) for Grand Theft after the pair were identified from video surveillance at Belks (253 Citi Centre St., Winter Haven) on June 18, 2014. Everett and Thomas entered the store along with 23 year-old Lionel Keith Bolden Jr from St. Petersburg and selected more than $3,400 worth of merchandise. They concealed the merchanide in bags…

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polkseniorgames

Time to Get Ready for the Polk Senior Games for 2015

Polk Senior Games 2015 Saturday, February 28, 2015 – March 16, 2015 Two weeks of athletic and recreational competitive events for men and women 50 and years and over. Individual, partner and team events include: Archery, Badminton, Basketball 3 on 3, Basketball Shooting, Billiards, Bocce, Bowling, Bridge, Checkers, Chess, Cribbage, Dancing, Darts, Euchre, Field Events, Fishing, Fly Casting, 18 Hole Golf Singles & Mixed Doubles (NEW), Putt & Chip, Horseshoes, Lawn Bowling, Pepper, Pickleball, Powerlifting, Punt Pass & Kick, Racquetball, 5K Road Race, Scrabble, Senior Smarts, Rifle Shooting, Trap Shooting, Skeet Shooting, Sporting Clays Shooting (NEW), Shuffleboard, Softball, Square Dancing,…

yardsale

39 Mile Scenic Highway Yard Sale Saturday November 1 from 8 to 2

Travel State Road 17, the beautiful Ridge Scenic Highway and visit us at seven great official locations: Haines City: Lake Eva Banquet Hall, 799 Johns Ave. & S. 8th St Dundee: Dundee Community Center, 603 Lake Marie Drive Lake of the Hills: Community Clubhouse 47 East Starr Ave, off SR 17 Lake Wales: CSX Trailhead: 450 N Scenic Hwy Babson Park: Across from Webber International University. 1050 N Scenic Hwy Ridge Audobon Center 200 N Crooked Lake Drive Frostproof: Downtown along E Wall Street at SR 17 Rain or Shine! Rent space for $10 at selected locations. Fundraiser event –…

huntbrothersrd

Traffic Update: Accident Hunt Brothers Rd and 11th St Lake Wales

Please avoid the area if possible.  We will update as we have more information but not know if there are are any injuries at this time. Remember to always drive safely.

2 Juveniles Arrested for burglary at local businesses in Downtown Lake Wales

Two Juveniles Arrested In Lake Wales Business Burglaries

  Lake Wales, Florida – On Thursday evening and Friday morning two Lake Wales juveniles allegedly robbed two local businesses. On Thursday, October 23rd Lake Wales Police Officers responed to 4 Scenic Hwy (Sunoco gas station in reference to an alarm call.  Dispatch advised the alarm showed front glass breakage. Officers responded and observed the front window was shattered.  Officers held perimeter, PCSO air responded, Officer Coppedge with K9 Fly and Officer Joyner conducted a K9 track. The track led officers to the area of Scenic Hwy S and Johnson Ave at which time the track ended. The business owner arrived on…