March 29, 2015

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Winter Haven Police Executed a Search Warrant on a Suspected Drug House, Which put a Convicted Felon Back Behind Bars -

Friday, March 27, 2015

Keep Polk County Beautiful, Inc. Will Hold a FREE Tire Recycling Event on Saturday, April 4, 2015 from 9 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. -

Friday, March 27, 2015

Fun Friday – The Story of Jesus – Hardee County Cattleman’s Arena -

Friday, March 27, 2015

POLK MUGSHOT OF THE DAY – MARCH 27, 2015 -

Friday, March 27, 2015

Semi Vs. Pickup Towing 32Ft. Trailer Slowing I-4 Traffic In Davenport -

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

The Oasis Spa Has a Special for Today and Tomorrow -

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Wacky Wednesday – Elizabeth Sullivan, 104 Years Old, Credits Dr Pepper For Her Longevity -

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

POLK MUGSHOT OF THE DAY – MARCH 25, 2015 -

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

TJ Maxx Makes An Immediate Impact On Community With $5,000 Donation -

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

4 Haines City Residents In Serious Condition After Accident On Hwy 27 -

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

19-year-old Auburndale Man Charged in Shaken Baby Syndrome Case -

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

The Polk County Sheriff’s Office Currently Conducting Death Investigation in Loughman -

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

POLK MUGSHOT OF THE DAY – MARCH 24, 2015 -

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Get a Spring in Your Step With Oasis Spa’s Blooming Spa Deal! -

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Cooking On The Ridge: Asparagus Roll Ups -

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Polk County Schools Early Release Wednesday -

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

UPDATE: Polk Man Dies After Suspicious Shooting -

Monday, March 23, 2015

Polk County Grow House Busted -

Monday, March 23, 2015

Sorensen & Schade Chevrolet Now Hiring Sales Men and Women -

Monday, March 23, 2015

POLK MUGSHOT OF THE DAY – MARCH 23, 2015 -

Monday, March 23, 2015

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    The Oasis Spa Has a Special for Today and Tomorrow

    $50 Massage special today and tomorrow (Thursday.)!!! Choose ANY 1 Hour Massage for just $50: Hot Stone, Relaxation, Pregnancy, Deep Tissue, Reflexology, etc! Limited quantity available call now before they are gone! (863) 232-6968

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    Get a Spring in Your Step With Oasis Spa’s Blooming Spa Deal!

    Great Deals from Oasis Spa!  visit them at theoasis-spa.com.

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    Sorensen & Schade Chevrolet Now Hiring Sales Men and Women

    Sorensen & Schade Chevrolet is Now Hiring Sales Men and Women. No Experience Necessary (we will train the right person). Great Health Insurance, Paid Vacation and 401K. Guaranteed Salary while you train. Please send resume’s or stop in. Ask for either Dan or James. 863-676-7671 phone number.  Email address is [email protected]

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    Man Tries To Escape Arrest By Head Butting Lake Wales Police Officer

    Lake Wales, Florida – On Thursday afternoon March 19, 2015 Lake Wales Police Officer Lang responded to the Tower View Motel on Scenic Hwy in reference to a disturbance. While investigating the disturbance, Officer Lang made contact with James Lee Atkins who was involved in a verbal argument with tenants of the motel. Officer Lang ran Atkins’ information through NCIC/ FCIC for warrants. Officer Lang was notified by dispatch, there was an active warrant for Atkins. At this time officer Lang informed Atkins he was being detained for a possible warrant for his arrest. According to reports officer Lang placed…

  • Winter Haven Man Found Dead After Crashing Vehicle On S.R.60

    Lake Wales, Florida – At approximately 12:45 pm, Saturday, March 21, 2015, 68-year-old Frank Norval Haas of Winter Haven, driving a white, 2015 Toyota 4Runner, was traveling west bound along the four lane divided section of Highway 60 in Lake Wales approximately one mile east of Walk-n-Water Road.    Based on roadway evidence, vehicle inspections, and interviews, Haas appeared to drift off the west bound shoulder of Highway 60 before crossing all four lanes, including the grass median, and into the wooded area on the south side of Highway 60.   Other motorists observed the incident and stopped to render aide….

City of Lake Wales Considering Changing Washington Ave. to President Barack Obama Ave.

City of Lake Wales Considering Changing Washington Ave. To President Barack Obama Ave.

Dec 8, 2014

Lake Wales, Florida – The City of Lake Wales is currently considering changing Washington Avenue  to President Barack Obama Avenue. The Lake Wales National Association for the Advancement of Colored People requested the commission change the name.  At the last commission meeting, December 2,  commissioner Terrye Howell reminded the commission & it was brought to a vote. The commission voted 4-1 in favor of a public hearing (commissioner Lutton was the lone dissenting vote) per statute. As of today a date for the hearing  has not been set, per City Clerk Clara VanBlargen. We will bring you more information  when…

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Traffic Alert: Highway 92 at Saddle Creek Park Closed as Result of Crash – Use Alternate Route

Dec 8, 2014

The Polk County Sheriff’s Office is currently conducting a five-car traffic crash which occurred at approximately 10:07 am this morning, Monday, December 08, 2014, at Highway 92 and the entrance to Saddle Creek Park in Lakeland. There are injuries reported, however, no life-threatening injuries have been noted at this time.  Motorists are being redirected through Saddle Creek Park to Morgan Combee Road and on to Fish Hatchery Road. Westbound travel on Highway 92 will be closed until the crash can be cleared.  Motorists are advised to use caution and plan on the alternate route.  

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COOKING ON THE RIDGE – Sweet Potato Casserole

Dec 8, 2014

Go by and see our friend Tommy Hall for the freshest fruit and vegetables in town for your holiday meal. They are located at 326 Hwy 60 E (old Pizza Hut), Lake Wales, Florida — with Lori Rattey Hall. Ingredients Original recipe makes 6 cups 4 cups sweet potato, cubed 1/2 cup white sugar 2 eggs, beaten 1/2 teaspoon salt 4 tablespoons butter, softened 1/2 cup milk 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/2 cup packed brown sugar 1/3 cup all-purpose flour 3 tablespoons butter, softened 1/2 cup chopped pecans PREP 30 mins COOK 30 mins READY IN 1 hr Directions Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C). Put sweet potatoes in a medium saucepan with water to…

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Winter Haven Police Working Fatal Motorcycle Crash

Winter Haven, Florida – Winter Haven Police Traffic Homicide is investigating a motorcycle fatality that occurred early this morning. Today (3-28-15) at approximately 2:55 a.m., a motorist traveling on Hwy. 17 in Winter Haven spotted a sport motorcycle and the rider lying beside of it in the grassy area just past the intersection of Ave. G SE and Hwy 17. It appears that the motorcycle driver, 28 year-old Marcus Allen Murray ( Echo Dr. S, Lake Alfred FL) was traveling north on Hwy 17 on a 1999 Yamaha R6 when he failed to negotiate the curve at Hwy 17 just past Ave….

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In Celebration of National Law Enforcement Week – Join Lake Wales Police Department As We Celebrate The Lives of injured and Fallen Officers

In Celebration of National Law Enforcement Week Candlelight Vigil in Honor of Injured and Fallen Officers Thursday, May 14, 2015 at 7 p.m. Lake Wales Police Department 133 East Tillman Avenue Join us as we celebrate the lives of injured and fallen officers. Luminarias are available for $10. This event is open to the public and all law enforcement agencies. Proceeds will benefit the Lake Wales Police Officer’s Association, Inc. For more information, contact Jessica Gipson at 863-678-4223 or [email protected] Candlelight Vigil in Honor of Fallen Officers Luminaria Order Form Orders must be received by May 11, 2015. Name/Rank of Officer_________________________________ Fallen or…

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The Oasis Spa Has a Special for Today and Tomorrow

$50 Massage special today and tomorrow (Thursday.)!!! Choose ANY 1 Hour Massage for just $50: Hot Stone, Relaxation, Pregnancy, Deep Tissue, Reflexology, etc! Limited quantity available call now before they are gone! (863) 232-6968

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LWPD & LWFD Working Accident On Burns Ave

Update 9:15pm – According to Lake Wales Police Department Lt., David Black, one female victim has been transported via medivac as a precaution. The accident occurred at approximately 8:50pm. An SUV & pickup were involved. 2 people in the pick-up did not seek medical attention initially. The accident happened directly in front of officers & charged will be forth coming. Lake Wales, Florida – The Lake Wales Police Department &Lake Wales Fire Department  are currently working an accident on Burns Ave. The accident is in front of the Carillon Apartments.  Please drive carefully.  This is a developing story and we…