August 29, 2015

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Polk County Sheriff’s Office Homicide Detectives Arrest Lake Wales Man in Connection to St. Paul Drive Homicide -

Friday, August 28, 2015

Polk City Man Indicted On Murder Charges In July Stabbing -

Friday, August 28, 2015

Joint Task Force Takes Down Winter Haven Child Predator Suspect -

Friday, August 28, 2015

Come In And Get Recharged with One of These Specials at The Oasis Spa -

Friday, August 28, 2015

Fun Friday – Tram Nature Tours at Circle B Bar Reserve -

Friday, August 28, 2015

Our Children’s Academy Receives Grant from The CVS Foundation -

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Hope for Charlotte Fundraiser – Saturday August 29, 2015 – At The Frostproof Depot from 11AM to 4PM -

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Body Found On Hollingsworth Rd. Ruled Homicide -

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Don’t forget YMCA offers Child Care, VPK Before and Afterschool Enrollment -

Thursday, August 27, 2015

426 Additional Charges of Child Pornography against Polk County Jail Imate and “Sextortion” Suspect Daniel Dunfree -

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Accident Involving School Bus Vs. Motorcyclist -

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Lakeland Fire Department Battle Tire Center Fire -

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

11 Month Old Baby Drowns In Family Pool -

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Don’t let your A/C maintenance go! You need to get your A/C system checked and cleaned by the professionals at Iceberg Air Conditioning. -

Monday, August 24, 2015

COOKING ON THE RIDGE: BLUEBERRY FOOLS -

Monday, August 24, 2015

Polk County Fire Rescue Makes Reptile Rescue From Fire -

Thursday, August 20, 2015

When Planning on Giving False Identification to Law Enforcement, One Might Know the Criminal History of the Identity Being Used -

Thursday, August 20, 2015

Lake Wales Family YMCA – Child Care, VPK, Before and Afterschool -

Thursday, August 20, 2015

Sept. 11 Deadline to Contest 2015 Property Values -

Thursday, August 20, 2015

Lakeland Man Arrested On Child Pornography Charges -

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

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    Polk County Sheriff’s Office Homicide Detectives Arrest Lake Wales Man in Connection to St. Paul Drive Homicide

    On August 27, 2015, 20-year-old Polk County Jail inmate Shaquille Jabar Wingate was indicted by the grand jury for First Degree Murder, Robbery With a Firearm, and Armed Burglary, in the homicide of Othneil “T.Y.” Wilson. He remains in the Polk County Jail on no bond.   The investigation is ongoing.   PREVIOUS NEWS RELEASE: Polk County Sheriff’s Office Homicide Detectives Arrest Lake Wales Man in Connection to St. Paul Drive Homicide   20-year-old Shaquille Jabar Wingate, Scenic Highway N, Lake Wales, has been charged with First Degree Murder, Robbery with Firearm, and Armed Burglary, and has been booked into the Polk County…

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    Polk City Man Indicted On Murder Charges In July Stabbing

    Polk City, Florida – On Thursday, August 27, 2015, 52-year-old Polk County Jail inmate Nelson Robinson was indicted by the grand jury for First Degree Murder and Attempted First Degree Murder in the homicide of Horace Kinsler and attempted homicide of Joseph Kinsler. At approximately 8:42 pm, Thursday, July 30, 2015, deputies responded to a report of a stabbing on Smith Road in Polk City. Upon their arrival, deputies located two victims, Horace Kinsler, and his brother, 49-year-old Joseph Kinsler, Saint Mary, Florida. Joseph Kinsler was transported to Lakeland Regional Health Center with stab wounds to his chest and left…

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    Joint Task Force Takes Down Winter Haven Child Predator Suspect

    Winter Haven, Florida – On Thursday, August 27, 2015, working with the Federal Bureau of Investigation Violent Crimes Against Children task force, the Polk County Sheriff’s Office arrested 56-year-old Max Lee Fenstermaker, 2939 Elm Street NW, Winter Haven, charging him with 5 Counts – Use a Computer to Solicit a Minor (F3), 1 Count – Transmission of Harmful Material to a Minor (F3), and 6 Counts – Use of a Two-Way communication Device to Facilitate a Felony (F3). The Lakeland Police Department, the Winter Haven Police Department and the Haines City Police Department assisted in this investigation as part of…

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    Come In And Get Recharged with One of These Specials at The Oasis Spa

    Has the first week of school left you stressed and frazzled?! Come in and get recharged with one of these specials!  

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    Fun Friday – Tram Nature Tours at Circle B Bar Reserve

    Tram Nature Tour at Circle B Bar Reserve Saturday August 29, 2015 9:00 am Family Friendly!  Location 4399 Winter Lake RoadLakeland FL 33803Circle B Bar Reserve Website http://polknature.com/ For more information, contact 863-668-4673 Event Description We would like to welcome you to Polk’s Nature Discovery Center at Circle B Bar Reserve. At the Reserve we offer a variety of nature based activities for all ages. You do not want to miss out on any of the fun family friendly activities that we have planned for you. Sign up for a tram tour, a workshop and our Nature Fun Day or…

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Auburndale Police Working Train Versus Car Incident

Aug 17, 2015

  UPDATE 8/18/15 at 8:45 a.m. The driver of the vehicle is identified as Verne Lee Davis, Jr., an African American male, 04/10/1971, Auburndale, Florida. Auburndale Police Traffic Homicide investigators will be continuing their investigation today.   Original Release: Auburndale, Florida – At approximately 6:14 p.m. on Monday, August 17, 2015, officers of the Auburndale Police Department responded to a report of a motor vehicle/train crash near the intersection of Main Street and Stadium Road. Officers arrived at the scene a few minutes later on the main CSX line about 1,000 feet east of its intersection with Main Street. There,…

Who Killed James "Terry" Yelvington and Why?

Who Killed James “Terry” Yelvington And Why

Aug 17, 2015

Lake Alfred, Florida – Although he didn’t have his own children James “Terry” Yelvington was like a father to so many. A man who seemingly was beloved by all who met him. The accolades barely cease when talking to people that knew Terry. Facebook posts from both parents and players of the Miss Auburndale Softball program continued to laud the love they had for the man. So why would anyone kill Terry Yelvington? Sometime around 5:50 a.m. Tuesday, August 11, 2015 someone shot and killed Terry Yelvington while he was heading out to go to work. They killed him just…

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Fire Rescue service moves to South County Jail property

Aug 17, 2015

Fire Rescue service moves to South County Jail property   Bartow, Fla. (August 17, 2015) — Firefighters in the Sun Ray area of Polk County are one step closer to their proposed new station on the property of the South County Jail.   A temporary station has been placed on the property located in Frostproof. The move will place the firefighters in the center of their primary response zone to help reduce response times to medical and fire emergencies in southeastern Polk County. The firefighters were previously housed in the Sun Ray Motel on US 27.   This move is the…

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Polk County Sheriff’s Office Homicide Detectives Arrest Lake Wales Man in Connection to St. Paul Drive Homicide

On August 27, 2015, 20-year-old Polk County Jail inmate Shaquille Jabar Wingate was indicted by the grand jury for First Degree Murder, Robbery With a Firearm, and Armed Burglary, in the homicide of Othneil “T.Y.” Wilson. He remains in the Polk County Jail on no bond.   The investigation is ongoing.   PREVIOUS NEWS RELEASE: Polk County Sheriff’s Office Homicide Detectives Arrest Lake Wales Man in Connection to St. Paul Drive Homicide   20-year-old Shaquille Jabar Wingate, Scenic Highway N, Lake Wales, has been charged with First Degree Murder, Robbery with Firearm, and Armed Burglary, and has been booked into the Polk County…

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Come In And Get Recharged with One of These Specials at The Oasis Spa

Has the first week of school left you stressed and frazzled?! Come in and get recharged with one of these specials!  

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Our Children’s Academy Receives Grant from The CVS Foundation

Our Children’s Academy Receives Grant from the CVS Foundation Lake Wales, Florida – On August 20, 2015, Our Children’s Academy was awarded funding from the CVS Foundation. All funding will go towards Our Children’s Academy’s School Wide Behavior Program. In the Behavior Program, students earn points towards high quality rewards and reinforcement when they exhibit appropriate behavior and make progress on their behavior. Students who have earned points are then given tokens throughout the week and are rewarded in a store-like environment where they are able to exchange their tokens for preferred items. Not only are students learning how to…

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Don’t forget YMCA offers Child Care, VPK Before and Afterschool Enrollment

Don’t forget YMCA offers Child Care, VPK Before and Afterschool Enrollment Transportation, food and educational activities provided call 863-676-9441 or stop by 1001 Burns Ave, Lake Wales, FL 33853