July 7, 2015

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Cooking on The Ridge: In Honor of National Fried Chicken Day- Southern Fried Chicken Recipe -

Monday, July 6, 2015

ER 30-Minutes-Or-Less Service Pledge -

Monday, July 6, 2015

Cooking on The Ridge : Baked Zucchini -

Monday, July 6, 2015

Mother of Navy Seal Aaron Carson Vaughn Killed In Action To Receive Honor & Remember Flag On 4th of July -

Friday, July 3, 2015

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

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    Cooking on The Ridge: In Honor of National Fried Chicken Day- Southern Fried Chicken Recipe

    In Honor of National Fried Chicken Day:   In the United States, National Fried Chicken Day is celebrated each year on July 6th.  On this day, fried chicken lovers across the country celebrate this American favorite at a nearby restaurant, at home or at an outdoor picnic. The Scottish immigrants brought their tradition of deep-frying chicken in fat to the southern United States.   After it’s introduction to the American South, fried chicken soon became a common staple.  Over time, seasonings and spices were added to enrich the flavor of the chicken. Fried chicken is a dish that consists of chicken pieces…

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    ER 30-Minutes-Or-Less Service Pledge

    ER 30-Minutes-Or-Less Service Pledge In a medical emergency, every minute matters. That’s why, at Lake Wales Medical Center, we pledge to have you initially seen by a medical professional in 30 minutes or less. We are proud to offer comprehensive emergency services and dedicated specialists to treat a variety of conditions. When patients enter the Emergency Department at Lake Wales Medical Center, the time of their arrival will be noted. Our pledge is that a clinical professional (physician, physician assistant or nurse practitioner) will work diligently to have our patients initially seen within 30 minutes of their noted arrival. If…

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    Cooking on The Ridge : Baked Zucchini

    Baked Zucchini INGREDIENTS SERVINGS 4-6UNITS US 2medium zucchini 2tablespoons butter, melted (or olive oil) 1tablespoon fresh oregano or 1 teaspoon dried oregano 1⁄4cup parmesan cheese, grated salt & pepper DIRECTIONS Slice zucchini in 1/8 to 1/4 inch slices. Toss with melted butter and oregano. Arrange in a single layer on a greased baking sheet. Sprinkle with parmesan cheese. Bake, uncovered, at 350 degrees F for 35-40 minutes. Season to taste with salt and pepper.

  • Mother of Navy Seal Aaron Carson Vaughn Killed In Action To Receive Honor & Remember Flag On 4th of July

      Lake Wales, Florida – On Aug. 6, 2011 in the Tangi River Valley of Afghanistan a Chinook chopper carrying 30 American troops was shot down. One of those troops was SOC Aaron Carson Vaughn, a U.S. Navy Seal. Since his passing his family has made it a point to remember Aaron and other soldiers & families that have made the ultimate sacrifice.   Karen Vaughn, Aaron’s mother, who is a Gold Star Mother, national speaker, military family advisor for Concerned Veterans for America, will be receiving the Honor and Remember Flag at 11 a.m. on July 4 at the American Legion Memorial Post 71, 43 W. Park Ave.,…

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    Update on Fatal Fire That Happened Tuesday Morning in Davenport

    The Polk County Sheriff’s Office is conducting a death investigation in Davenport. On Tuesday morning, June 30, 2015, Polk County Fire Rescue arrived at 415 Buck Trail to extinguish a mobile home fire. Inside, first responders located the burned remains of an adult female.   The body was transported to the Medical Examiner’s Office, and an autopsy was conducted today (July 1, 2015). Preliminarily, the woman’s death has been ruled accidental, but exact cause of death is pending toxicology. No foul play is suspected. The body has not been officially identified, but is believed to be 61-year-old Becky Ann Velez who resided…

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PCSO is Seeking Substitute School Crossing Guards in Crystal Lake and Combee Road Areas of Lakeland

Jun 25, 2015

PCSO is seeking substitute school crossing guards in the Crystal Lake and Combee Road areas of Lakeland for the upcoming school year.Please contact Supervisor Shirley Cross at 863-534-7330 or [email protected] for more information.

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Armed and Dangerous Suspect Alert: Do You Know Where Michael Kinciad Is?

Jun 25, 2015

SUSPECT ALERT: Do you know where 32 yr-old Michael Kincaid is? His last known address is 9326 Tom Costine Rd, Lakeland, and he is believed to be in the north Lakeland area. Deputies believe him to be ARMED AND DANGEROUS. Kincaid has several warrants for his arrest for Grand Theft, Burglary, Dealing in Stolen Property, and Violation of Probation. HE HAS BEEN IN THE POLK COUNTY JAIL ON 25 PRIOR OCCASIONS. Kincaid is described as a white male, hard to miss at 6’6″ tall, 183 lbs., with brown hair and brown eyes. He may be hanging out with Jason Chambers…

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

Jun 25, 2015

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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ER 30-Minutes-Or-Less Service Pledge

ER 30-Minutes-Or-Less Service Pledge In a medical emergency, every minute matters. That’s why, at Lake Wales Medical Center, we pledge to have you initially seen by a medical professional in 30 minutes or less. We are proud to offer comprehensive emergency services and dedicated specialists to treat a variety of conditions. When patients enter the Emergency Department at Lake Wales Medical Center, the time of their arrival will be noted. Our pledge is that a clinical professional (physician, physician assistant or nurse practitioner) will work diligently to have our patients initially seen within 30 minutes of their noted arrival. If…

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Mother of Navy Seal Aaron Carson Vaughn Killed In Action To Receive Honor & Remember Flag On 4th of July

  Lake Wales, Florida – On Aug. 6, 2011 in the Tangi River Valley of Afghanistan a Chinook chopper carrying 30 American troops was shot down. One of those troops was SOC Aaron Carson Vaughn, a U.S. Navy Seal. Since his passing his family has made it a point to remember Aaron and other soldiers & families that have made the ultimate sacrifice.   Karen Vaughn, Aaron’s mother, who is a Gold Star Mother, national speaker, military family advisor for Concerned Veterans for America, will be receiving the Honor and Remember Flag at 11 a.m. on July 4 at the American Legion Memorial Post 71, 43 W. Park Ave.,…

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

Do you want to get away but can’t leave town?  The Oasis Spa has the Answer:  Treat yourself to a SPAcation!