April 19, 2015

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

Friday, April 17, 2015

POLK MUGSHOT OF THE DAY – APRIL 17, 2015 -

Friday, April 17, 2015

The Polk County Sheriff’s Office is Seeking the Public’s Help in Locating a Wanted Subject -

Friday, April 17, 2015

Lakeland Citizen FAYE BEYER – LCPAAA Volunteer of the Year -

Friday, April 17, 2015

“STEP RIGHT UP, CANCER SURVIVORS!” -

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Today April 16, 2015 is Wolf-Hirschhorn Syndrome Awareness Day -

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Substitute Nurse From Lake Wales Arrested For Having Gun’s On Garden Grove Campus -

Thursday, April 16, 2015

POLK MUGSHOT OF THE DAY – APRIL 16, 2015 -

Thursday, April 16, 2015

The Oasis Spa – Call Now to Schedule Your Appointment -

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Haines City Teen Charged With Second Degree Murder After Theft of Alleged Drug Dealer -

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Wacky Wednesday – House Sits in Middle of Road for Decades -

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

POLK MUGSHOT OF THE DAY – APRIL 15, 2015 -

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Chase In Eagle Lake Ends After PCSO Block In Van -

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

POLK MUGSHOT OF THE DAY – APRIL 14, 2015 -

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Sorensen & Schade Chevrolet is Now Hiring Sales Men and Women -

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Man Arrested On Multiple Charges After Allegedly Strangling & Kidnapping Woman -

Monday, April 13, 2015

Woman Arrested For No Drivers License After Driving Wrong Way On Spook Hill -

Monday, April 13, 2015

PCSO Working Overnight Business Burglary -

Monday, April 13, 2015

The Story Of Jesus At Hardee County Cattleman’s Arena -

Monday, April 13, 2015

COOKING ON THE RIDGE : Salisbury Steak with Mushrooms -

Monday, April 13, 2015

Runners & Walkers Needed For 3rd Annual Run Like You Care 5k & 10k

Run Like You Care (470 x 280)

Lake Wales, Florida – Care Center is looking for runners and walkers to help support our Meals on Wheels program. Our 3rd annual “Run Like You Care” 5k & 10k run/walk is set for Saturday April 13th. The race will start and end on the shores of Lake Wailes lake across from Kiwanis Park. There will be a fun run for the kids as well as other activities. Each runner will receive a nice dri-fit shirt, a goodie bag and a chance for a nice door prize. It costs $20.00 to sign up and sign up starts at 7am. The…

Not Your Average Burglar

       On July 18, 2012, at 11:57pm the residents of 4340 Ashton Club Drive, in Lake Wales, heard a loud noise coming from their front porch. Thinking someone was maybe trying to break in, the home owners went to their door and saw their porch had been broken into. What the home owner found was not an ordinary intruder. A 7 ½ foot alligator had forced its way into their porch and was making itself feel right at home.   The residents called the police to remove the unlikely intruder. When Lake Wales Officers arrived on scene they contacted Florida…

Mayor To Proclaim May 17th “Lake Wales World Champion Day”

Lake Wales, Florida – In honor of the Lake Wales High School Spanish Team winning the World Language Competition, mayor, Mike Carter will proclaim May 17th “Lake Wales World Champions Day”. The mayor will do this at tonight’s City Commission meeting. Lake Wales High School’s Spanish Team beat out other schools to win first place at the World Language Competition held April 2 at Florida Southern College. Students on the team currently are enrolled in courses ranging from Spanish 1 to Advanced Placement Spanish. Teachers Lizzette Ortiz and Maria Portillo “coach” the students. The 19 LWHS students taking part are:…

LWHS Chorus hosts Dinner Theatre Friday & Saturday

Lake Wales, Florida – Toes will be tapping next weekend (May 13-14) when the Lake Wales High School Chorus hosts a Dinner Theatre program titled “You Can’t Stop The Beat!” The show will include performances by the Hillcrest Elementary third grade chorus, Hillcrest’s fourth and fifth grade chorus, Hillcrest’s ENCORE show choir, the Bok Academy chorus, and the LWHS chorus. “This will be a fun, musical night for the entire family. The audience will want to sing and clap along with the performers,” said Cathy Montero, chorus teacher at all three schools. There will be two Dinner Theatre programs: 7…

Quick Thinking Helps Catch Hit & Run Driver On Burns Avenue

Lake Wales, Florida – Last Friday May 6, Andrew Borders was traveling in the inside lane going Westbound on Burns Ave. A Ford F150 pickup truck passed Borders car and attempted to change lanes. The problem was the driver changed lanes too soon and crashed his truck into Borders car. The truck drove away from the accident scene. But not before Borders copied down the tag number.   The police were contacted and found out that the tag belong to Brinfus Crear. In the coarse of the investigation the officers went to the Crear residence and spoke to him. Crear…

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Attempted Hit & Run Driver Caused Accident

Lake Wales, Florida – At approximately 3:30 pm, Tuesday, April 26th, 55-year-old Diane Shelton, DOB 3/7/1956, Lake Davie Drive, WH, was traveling east bound on Chalet Suzanne Road in a 2008 Black Ford F150.  At the same time, several vehicles were stopped at the traffic signal at the intersection at Chalet Suzanne and Scenic Highway. It appears as though Shelton never made an effort to break for the cars stopped ahead of her and crashed into an older model Thunderbird, which then crashed into a 2005 Toyota Corolla, which then crashed into our PCSO Animal Control vehicle. Multi Care Accident…