July 26, 2014

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Help Needed! Construction Work! -

Friday, July 25, 2014

Lake Wales Man Wanted for Burglary and Battery -

Thursday, July 24, 2014

LPD Searching For Theft Suspect With Help of Unwitting “Selfie” -

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Wacky Wednesday – Two Burglars Who Attacked Homeowner Call The Police For Being Shot At -

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Winter Haven Man Arrested In Hwy 27 Road Rage Incident -

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Mulberry Couple Charged with Impersonating Law Enforcement Officer, Petit Theft, and Fraud -

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Lakeland Police are Investigating a Fatal Hit & Run Need Our Help -

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Melt the butter; spiny lobster seasons start soon -

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Retailers Ready For Expanded Back-To-School Sales Tax Holiday August 1-3 -

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Polk County Sheriff’s Office Conducting Fatal Crash Investigation -

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

THIS DAY IN HISTORY – JULY 22, 2003 JESSICA LYNCH PRISONER OF WAR WAS RESCUED -

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Family Pit Bull Comes To The Rescue, Wakes Deaf Teenager So They Can Escape Burning Home -

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Lakeland Police Looking For Missing/Endangered Adult -

Monday, July 21, 2014

Gulf Red Snapper Recreational Fishing Workshops Start This Month -

Monday, July 21, 2014

COOKING ON THE RIDGE : Grilled Salmon and Brown Butter Couscous -

Monday, July 21, 2014

Three Dick Pope/Polk County FPRA Chapter Members Receive Scholarships for FPRA Annual Conference in Orlando -

Monday, July 21, 2014

Home Invasion Suspects Robbed Winter Haven Man At Gunpoint -

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Lake Wales Man Killed In Hardee Crash -

Thursday, July 17, 2014

New Restaurant In Lake Wales -

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Wacky Wednesday – Chile Releases Official Study on UFO Photos -

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

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    Help Needed! Construction Work!

    Help needed! If you have experience in construction framing/decking, truss setting and laying plywood please email your name and at least one job related reference. Experience will determine start pay. Polk County area. [email protected]

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    Lake Wales Man Wanted for Burglary and Battery

    Lake Wales Man Wanted for Burglary and Battery A warrant has been issued for the arrest of 39 year old Howard Leon Brown, of 238 Masterpiece Rd Lake Wales. It was reported on July 22, 2014 at approximately 10:40pm Brown knocked on the door at 401 Domaris Ave Apt #1. When a resident answered Brown allegedly began attacking him. Brown allegedly pushed into the residence and continued attacking the resident until he was confronted by other residents inside the apartment. Brown then fled the scene in a green, small sport utility vehicle.   The investigation revealed the victim and Brown…

  • Lake Wales Man, Mark Douglas Mast, Killed In Hardee County Accident.

    Lake Wales Man Killed In Hardee Crash

    Updste: FHP Corrected The Victims Name In Fatal Hardee Crash After Readers Advised The Deceased Was Actually Lake Wales Businessman Dennis Mast. Mast is the owner on Mast Bros Inc. Who own Miss Jeans Playland in Lake Wales & Time for Tots in Winter Haven. Hardee County, Florida – According to the Florida Highway Patrol a Lake Wales man named Dennis Mast, of Lake Wales, was killed in an accident on State Road 64 & Charlie Creek. The accident occurred around 10:50pm, Wednesday, July 16, 2014. According to FHP reports Mast was driving a 2012 Ford F150 pickup truck on…

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    New Restaurant In Lake Wales

    By Carl Fish Lake Wales,  Florida – It’s been a few years since the North corner of the Eagle Ridge Mall has been home to a restaurant. That ended today. The former location of Garfield’s, a place this writer often frequented,  was alive with people and music. Gone were the Cajun Chicken Pasta, fire strings and other former dishes. Replaced now with a dual cuisine of barbecue and Italian ( although the pizza side of the menu was not ready tonight.) The new restaurant is called Brocks Smokehouse & Acropoli Italian. Some of you may know of Brocks Smoke Hut…

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    Polk County Utilities Annual Water Quality Reports Available

    BARTOW, Fla. (July 15, 2014) – Polk County Utilities has the annual Water Quality Reports for all 22 public water systems operated by PCU available online for review or download.  Go to Polk-County.net, click on “Utilities”, then “Water Quality”. To request a paper copy, please call the PCU office at (863) 298-4100.

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Lake Wales Child Sexual Battery Suspect Located in Virginia

Mar 20, 2014

Lake Wales, Florida – Polk County Sheriff’s Office detectives, working with the U.S. Marshals Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force, located a Lake Wales Sexual Battery suspect whose wife lied repeatedly to law enforcement to conceal his whereabouts. Wanted for 2 counts of Sexual Battery on a child less than 12 years of age, and Distributing Obscene Material to a Minor since January 24, 2013, 68-year-old Charles Luther Bailey 03/25/44, previously living in the Walk in Water Road area of Lake Wales, was located at a residence in Dry Fork, Virginia. According to affidavits, Bailey repeatedly, over several years, sexually battered…

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POLK MUGSHOT OF THE DAY – MARCH 20, 2014

Mar 20, 2014

Every weekday around mid-day we will have the Polk Mugshot of The Day. The mugshot will be someone arrested in Polk County in the past couple of weeks. The mugshot along with the charges will be posted. Please remember these individuals are innocent until proven guilty.   HONEKER, ANDREW  DYER Race: W    Sex: M    DOB: 8/8/1992 Height: 507     Weight: 150 Charges: BURGL-WITH ASSAULT OR BATTERY Bond $15,000 The views, opinions, positions or strategies expressed by the authors and those providing comments are theirs alone, and do not necessarily reflect the views, opinions, positions or strategies of DailyRidge.Com or…

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Lakeland Police Asking For Help in Identifying Grand Theft Suspects

Mar 20, 2014

On Monday, February 17, 2014, at approximately 11:29 a.m., two females entered the Old Navy store, 3800 N Road 98, and took approximately $400 worth of infant clothing. Suspect #1 is described as a black female, 17-23 years of age, 5’2”-5’5”, 110-130 lbs, with a medium complexion and her black hair pulled back into a bun. She was seen wearing blue jeans, a grey hooded sweatshirt with large white letters on the front, black flat shoes, a black cap or visor and sunglasses. She was carrying a large black purse and a hot pink plastic bag. Suspect #2 is described…

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Help Needed! Construction Work!

Help needed! If you have experience in construction framing/decking, truss setting and laying plywood please email your name and at least one job related reference. Experience will determine start pay. Polk County area. [email protected]

Howard Brown 03-26-1975

Lake Wales Man Wanted for Burglary and Battery

Lake Wales Man Wanted for Burglary and Battery A warrant has been issued for the arrest of 39 year old Howard Leon Brown, of 238 Masterpiece Rd Lake Wales. It was reported on July 22, 2014 at approximately 10:40pm Brown knocked on the door at 401 Domaris Ave Apt #1. When a resident answered Brown allegedly began attacking him. Brown allegedly pushed into the residence and continued attacking the resident until he was confronted by other residents inside the apartment. Brown then fled the scene in a green, small sport utility vehicle.   The investigation revealed the victim and Brown…

Lake Wales Man, Mark Douglas Mast, Killed In Hardee County Accident.

Lake Wales Man Killed In Hardee Crash

Updste: FHP Corrected The Victims Name In Fatal Hardee Crash After Readers Advised The Deceased Was Actually Lake Wales Businessman Dennis Mast. Mast is the owner on Mast Bros Inc. Who own Miss Jeans Playland in Lake Wales & Time for Tots in Winter Haven. Hardee County, Florida – According to the Florida Highway Patrol a Lake Wales man named Dennis Mast, of Lake Wales, was killed in an accident on State Road 64 & Charlie Creek. The accident occurred around 10:50pm, Wednesday, July 16, 2014. According to FHP reports Mast was driving a 2012 Ford F150 pickup truck on…

BBQ FUNDRAISER

Lake Wales Fund Raiser To Help With Major Medical Bills

Let’s get together and help this family in need!   Pulled Pork Meal (pulled pork, Cole Slaw, Baked Beans Dessert & Drink) Where:       151 E Central Ave., Lake Wales Ouellette Law Firm   Donation:   $10.00 When:           August 2 Time:             10:00am to 2:00pm Pick up and Go! Carwash cost Donation For Tickets – Check inside or Call Bruce 863-638-0900 All Proceeds go to Quiesha