Tuesday, Jan 27, 2015

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Prosecutor: Desire to see a fight led to murder

Prosecutor: Desire to see a fight led to murder

BARTOW — A beating that led to the murder of Aaron Doty stemmed from the desire of two men accused of killing him to see a fight at a party, a prosecutor told jurors Friday.
Published: 01/23/15

Library books donated

Highlands County is clearing out its closet.
Published: 01/23/15
SO special operations nabs 6 on drug charges

SO special operations nabs 6 on drug charges

AVON PARK — Six face drug charges after a probation search of a residence near Avon Park by the Highlands County Sheriff’s Office Special Operations Unit and the Florida Department of Corrections Probation and Parole.
Published: 01/23/15

NTSB doesn’t reveal how airshow crash occurred

SEBRING — The National Transportation Safety Board has released a preliminary report on the fatal plane crash Jan. 16 at Sebring Regional Airport’s aviation expo, but it doesn’t specify the cause.
Published: 01/24/15

Avon Park couple charged with drug possession

An Avon Park man and woman were arrested after a Highlands County deputy found drugs and a pipe hidden in the brush.
Published: 01/23/15
AP-based Central Florida Health Care expanding

AP-based Central Florida Health Care expanding

AVON PARK – The latest action is 35 miles away, but it’s right around the corner in the ongoing push to expand services and the number of people it serves.
Published: 01/24/15
Jury selection continues in murder trial

Jury selection continues in murder trial

BARTOW — In the fourth day of jury selection for two men accused of murdering Aaron Doty Thursday, attorneys edged towards selecting a jury, but had trouble finding the final three jurors for the panel.
Published: 01/22/15

18th Annual Honor Band Concert on Jan. 29

AVON PARK — The 18th Annual Honor Band Concert will be presented at 7 p.m., Jan. 29 at the South Florida State College Theatre for the Performing Arts.
Published: 01/22/15
Telesco removed from ministry’s board of directors

Telesco removed from ministry’s board of directors

LAKE PLACID — Saverio “Sammy” Donato Telesco has been removed as a member of the board of directors from the ministry he co-founded with his wife, Dana, in Lake Placid.
Published: 01/22/15
Woman accused of pushing grandmother, hitting mother

Woman accused of pushing grandmother, hitting mother

SEBRING — A 37-year-old woman is accused of pushing her 80-year-old grandmother and socking her mother on the chin with a closed fist during an incident Jan. 16 when she was reportedly intoxicated, a Highlands County Sheriff’s Office re...
Published: 01/22/15

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