July 3, 2015

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Update on Fatal Fire That Happened Tuesday Morning in Davenport -

Thursday, July 2, 2015

POLK MUGSHOT OF THE DAY – JULY 2, 2015 -

Thursday, July 2, 2015

THIS DAY IN HISTORY – JULY 2, 1937 – AMELIA EARHART DISAPPEARS -

Thursday, July 2, 2015

John G Reger of St. Cloud Turned Himself in to the Polk County Sheriff’s Office -

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Thunder On The Ridge Haines City’s Annual Fourth of July Celebration -

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Haines City Shooting Suspect In Custody After Alleged Attempted Murder -

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Do You Want to Get Away But Can’t Leave Town? -

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

POLK MUGSHOT OF THE DAY – JUNE 30, 2015 -

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Polk County Fire Rescue on Scene of a Fatal Fire -

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Listing Featured on RidgeClassifieds.com – 1989 Kawasaki Custom Built -

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

It’s that time of year again!!! You need to get your A/C system checked and cleaned by the professionals at Iceberg Air Conditioning. -

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

St. Cloud Man Wanted in Winter Haven For Attacking 20-Year-Old After Offering a Ride -

Monday, June 29, 2015

POLK MUGSHOT OF THE DAY – JUNE 29, 2015 -

Monday, June 29, 2015

COOKING ON THE RIDGE : FOURTH OF JULY FLAG LASAGNA -

Monday, June 29, 2015

Lake Wales Company Fishing For Business With Florida SBDC At USF -

Monday, June 29, 2015

Auburndale Police have Identified and Arrested Hit and Run Driver -

Monday, June 29, 2015

Man Arrested For Animal Cruelty – Dog Appeared To Be Eating Dirt -

Friday, June 26, 2015

Fun Friday – Opening July 1st in the Florida Mall – The Crayola Experience -

Friday, June 26, 2015

KNOW YOUR RIGHTS – KNOW THE LAW – Q & A WITH OUELLETTE LAW FIRM -

Friday, June 26, 2015

Inclement Weather A Factor In Crash That Kills Polk Woman -

Friday, June 26, 2015

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  • Lake Wales Company Fishing For Business With Florida SBDC At USF

    From: SBDCTampabay.com Lake Wales, Florida – Jim Vaughan is a fisherman at heart. Luckily, he found a way to mix business with pleasure, when he started Texas Aquatic Harvesting 20 years ago. “We build aquatic weed harvesters that harvest aquatic weeds out of lakes and rivers,” Vaughan said. Originally started in Texas, the company moved to Florida due to demand for harvesters in the state. While business is good for most of the year, the company has experienced difficulty at times due to a protected endangered species that nests during the summer months. Looking for opportunities to expand business, Vaughan…

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    KNOW YOUR RIGHTS – KNOW THE LAW – Q & A WITH OUELLETTE LAW FIRM

      Family Law Questions  What is mediation and is it right for me? Mediation is a manner in which neutral third party, typically known as the mediator, facilitates communication and negotiation in order to encourage voluntary decision making by the parties to the dispute.  In family mediation the parties have the opportunity to share their views and to constructively discuss important issues involving communication, separation, child support, visitation and custody, as well as alimony, shared debt and division of property.  Mediation may not be suitable for everyone, so you should speak with your attorney before making any decisions.   Personal…

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    The Dangers Of Lightning – Several Cows Struck By Lightning on Sam Keen Rd

    During a storm Tuesday Night several cows were struck by lightening along the fence line on Sam Keen Rd.  The owners are aware of the situation.     Since it is storm season, here are some facts you may want to know about lightning and how to stay safe during a storm Lightning Facts An average of 85 lightning fatalities occur each year Approximately 10% of the people struck by lightning are killed 70% of lightning strike victims suffer long-term effects Approximately 400 people survive lightning strikes each year The primary cause of death from lighting is cardiac arrest Unlike high…

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Lake Wales Basketball Coach Resigns Amid Allegations

Mar 13, 2015

Lake Wales, Florida – According to multiple sources the head basketball coach, Randy Lee, at Lake Wales High School has resigned.  The Lake Wales Charter Schools has no comment at this time regarding the reasons for his resignation.  They have advised Daily Ridge that details will be released at the charter schools board meeting Monday.  Lake Wales High School Principal, Donna Dunson,  was contacted, but advised she could only confirm coach Lee’s resignation. She said that she is fully cooperating with investigations.  We can confirm an investigation is being done by the Lake Wales Charter School & Polk County Sheriff’s…

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Officers Going Back To Work After Shooting

Mar 13, 2015

Lake Wales, Florida – The Lake Wales Police Officers who were involved in the March 3, 2015 shooting have all returned to their regular duty status. The time the officers had off gave them the opportunity to rest and heal from the incident. The officers who were on leave are excited to be back to work serving the citizens of Lake Wales. Of course, the rest of the police department family was excited to see them return to work also.        The investigation has revealed John Goepferich fired 27 rounds at officers. The officers returned fire with 32 rounds. Goepferich…

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Winter Haven Woman Killed In Motorcycle Accident On Hwy 60

Mar 13, 2015

Osceola County, Florida – According to the Florida Highway Patrol has advised that an accident occured this morning on S.R. 60 East at Mae Bass Rd. According to reports a single motorcyclist was killed. The motorcyclist has been identified as being Beverly Chastain 44, of Winter Haven. Chastain was riding next to her husband who was also riding a motorcycle. According to reports a collision occurred between Chastian and a semi-tractor trailer driven by William Crosby, 47. At this time it is unknown exactly what transpired to cause the two vehicles to collide.  Chastain was taken to Lake Wales Hospital,…

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Reports of an Oil Spill on 2nd and Domaris Ave

We have reports of an oil spill at 2nd  and Domaris Ave. in Lake Wales caused by an equipment failure at McGee.  The area is blocked off and there are ACT crews cleaning up. Please avoid the area and drive safely. 

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4th Of July Events by the Lake in Lake Wales

Saturday July 4th from 2:00 PM to 9:00 PM there will activities and vendors and fireworks start at 9:15PM.  Don’t miss it.  

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Lake Wales Company Fishing For Business With Florida SBDC At USF

From: SBDCTampabay.com Lake Wales, Florida – Jim Vaughan is a fisherman at heart. Luckily, he found a way to mix business with pleasure, when he started Texas Aquatic Harvesting 20 years ago. “We build aquatic weed harvesters that harvest aquatic weeds out of lakes and rivers,” Vaughan said. Originally started in Texas, the company moved to Florida due to demand for harvesters in the state. While business is good for most of the year, the company has experienced difficulty at times due to a protected endangered species that nests during the summer months. Looking for opportunities to expand business, Vaughan…