July 6, 2015

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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

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

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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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    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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    POLK MUGSHOT OF THE DAY – JULY 2, 2015

    Every weekday  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. Polk Mugshot of the Day brought to you by  polkmugshot.com.  ERICKSON, JODY  D Race: W    Sex: M    DOB: 5/18/1959 Height: 600     Weight: 150 Arresting Agency: BONDSMEN  Charges: LARC-GRAND THEFT 300 LESS THAN 5K DOLS Bond $1000, FRAUD-IMPERSON-FALSELY IDENTIFY SELF AS CONTRACTOR Bond $500 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…

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

    1937 Amelia Earhart disappears On July 2, 1937, the Lockheed aircraft carrying American aviator Amelia Earhart and navigator Frederick Noonan is reported missing near Howland Island in the Pacific. The pair were attempting to fly around the world when they lost their bearings during the most challenging leg of the global journey: Lae, New Guinea, to Howland Island, a tiny island 2,227 nautical miles away, in the center of the Pacific Ocean. The U.S. Coast Guard cutter Itasca was in sporadic radio contact with Earhart as she approached Howland Island and received messages that she was lost and running low on fuel….

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

    ** UPDATE **John G. Reger of St Cloud turned himself in at the Polk County Jail last night. He is currently being interviewed by Winter Haven Police Detectives.There are no further updates on this case.  Thank you to all who helped get the information out.*ORIGINAL RELEASE*A warrant has been obtained for the arrest of a St. Cloud man who attacked a woman after he offered her a ride. John G. Reger of St. Cloud has been identified as the attacker after the victim took the tag from his truck.On 6-28-15 at approximately 10:15 a.m., the 20 year-old victim  was walking…

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

Jul 2, 2015

1937 Amelia Earhart disappears On July 2, 1937, the Lockheed aircraft carrying American aviator Amelia Earhart and navigator Frederick Noonan is reported missing near Howland Island in the Pacific. The pair were attempting to fly around the world when they lost their bearings during the most challenging leg of the global journey: Lae, New Guinea, to Howland Island, a tiny island 2,227 nautical miles away, in the center of the Pacific Ocean. The U.S. Coast Guard cutter Itasca was in sporadic radio contact with Earhart as she approached Howland Island and received messages that she was lost and running low on fuel….

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Reports of an Oil Spill on 2nd and Domaris Ave

Jul 1, 2015

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

Jul 1, 2015

** UPDATE **John G. Reger of St Cloud turned himself in at the Polk County Jail last night. He is currently being interviewed by Winter Haven Police Detectives.There are no further updates on this case.  Thank you to all who helped get the information out.*ORIGINAL RELEASE*A warrant has been obtained for the arrest of a St. Cloud man who attacked a woman after he offered her a ride. John G. Reger of St. Cloud has been identified as the attacker after the victim took the tag from his truck.On 6-28-15 at approximately 10:15 a.m., the 20 year-old victim  was walking…

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Aaron Carson Vaughn

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!

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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.