April 1, 2015

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Update: London Inn Motel Robbery Investigation : Victim Has Passed Away At Tampa General Hosptial -

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

1,000 year old potion could remedy MERSA -

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Polk County Sheriffs are Searching for the Suspects Involved in this Mornings Burglary of The Mini Mac’s in Babson Park -

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

POLK MUGSHOT OF THE DAY – MARCH 31, 2015 -

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Victim Who was Struck By Train Has Been Identified -

Monday, March 30, 2015

UPDATE: Polk County Sheriff’s Homicide Detectives are Conducting a Death Investigation This Afternoon Involving a Pedestrian Struck by an Amtrak Train -

Monday, March 30, 2015

Polk County Sheriffs Office Undercover Detectives Arrest Kissimmee Man for Traveling to Meet Minor and Other Charges -

Monday, March 30, 2015

UPDATE: Pedestrian Struck by Train in Frostproof Near Bay St. -

Monday, March 30, 2015

Cooking On The Ridge : Bird’s Nest Cake -

Monday, March 30, 2015

Webber Men’s Golf Fininsh in 3rd Place at 43rd Annual marine Corps Tournament -

Monday, March 30, 2015

SUBSTITUTE SCHOOL CROSSING GUARDS NEEDED -

Monday, March 30, 2015

Indiana Residents Oppose Religious Freedom Law -

Monday, March 30, 2015

Winter Haven Police Executed a Search Warrant on a Suspected Drug House, Which put a Convicted Felon Back Behind Bars -

Friday, March 27, 2015

Keep Polk County Beautiful, Inc. Will Hold a FREE Tire Recycling Event on Saturday, April 4, 2015 from 9 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. -

Friday, March 27, 2015

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

Friday, March 27, 2015

POLK MUGSHOT OF THE DAY – MARCH 27, 2015 -

Friday, March 27, 2015

Semi Vs. Pickup Towing 32Ft. Trailer Slowing I-4 Traffic In Davenport -

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

The Oasis Spa Has a Special for Today and Tomorrow -

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Wacky Wednesday – Elizabeth Sullivan, 104 Years Old, Credits Dr Pepper For Her Longevity -

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

POLK MUGSHOT OF THE DAY – MARCH 25, 2015 -

Wednesday, March 25, 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…