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Friday, Mar 06, 2015
In trouble on a lake: call 911
Gary Albin, left, owner of Lands End Fishing Resort, and Ken Stebbins, president of the Friends of Istokpoga Lake Association, are organizing a group to be on call to rescue stranded boaters on Lake Istokpoga. Stebbins said he himself has been towed in by Albin after running out of gas.
LORIDA — It was an airboat accident earlier this year, and Gary Albin was the first to respond.
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Sabrine Blake, owner of “Castle on Delaney” soul and southern food restaurant, has lived in south Avon Park her entire life and is opened the restaurant with hopes redevelopment would renew interest in the area’s business district.
A year later, south AP redevelopment moving along
Jimmy Meier, left, and Bruce Sallet have been coming to the 12 Hours of Sebring for decades as part of the IMA Party Barge crew at turn 9. On the way to the track this year, the barge was damaged when it overturned in Hardee County. “Our namesake may not be here, but we’re still the Party Barge,” said Meier.
Party barge damaged on way to race
South Florida State College third baseman Harrison McClure (4) tags out Rollins College baserunner Mike Maloney during Wednesday night’s game at Panther Field.
Panthers pound Tars