Wednesday, Oct 01, 2014

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Lorida dairyman wins big award

Lorida dairyman wins big award

LORIDA – After four generations of working the fields, tending the herds and milking the stock, it was only natural Ben Butler would end up in dairy farming.
Published: 09/27/14
For the children

For the children

SEBRING – As a high school volleyball and basketball coach and child advocate for over 30 years, Mike Lee works with an array of personalities, temperaments, skill levels and abilities to focus.
Published: 09/26/14
Son charged with hitting, choking dad

Son charged with hitting, choking dad

SEBRING — A 34-year-old Sebring man is accused of beating his father with a small garden rake, punching him in the face and holding him in a rear choke hold until he turned purple, a Highlands County Sheriff’s office report states....
Published: 09/26/14
Golfing eye in the sky

Golfing eye in the sky

SEBRING – They certainly won’t guarantee a hole-in-one or a ball a few yards from the hole, but they’ll definitely be an added bonus when it comes to helping lower a golf score.
Published: 09/26/14
Woman accused of using infant to shield herself from Taser

Woman accused of using infant to shield herself from Taser

SEBRING — A woman is accused of using an infant child as a shield against a deputy who was pointing a Taser at her because she was resisting arrest on a warrant, according to a report released Thursday.
Published: 09/25/14
SFSC announces Artist Series season lineup

SFSC announces Artist Series season lineup

AVON PARK — South Florida State College has announced its 2014-15 Artist Series season lineup.
Published: 09/26/14
Lake levels rebound after wet season

Lake levels rebound after wet season

SEBRING — In March this year, Avon Park’s Lake Verona’s lake level stood at 111 feet. As of Monday’s reading, it had gained a little more than 5 feet of water.
Published: 09/26/14

It’s in the mail

SEBRING — When a person designated as a sexual predator moves from one location to another in Highlands County or into Highlands County, Deputy Cara Moseley is out knocking on doors informing nearby neighbors of that....
Published: 09/26/14

Charter school startup eyeing site close to mall

SEBRING — A charter school startup is continuing with plans to open a K-8 school in Highlands County next school year after two of its schools in Palm Beach County closed abruptly on the first day of school.
Published: 09/26/14
Downtown Sebring hosting first ‘Throwback Thursday’

Downtown Sebring hosting first ‘Throwback Thursday’

SEBRING — Downtown Sebring will observe “Throwback Thursday” from 5-8 p.m. Thursday as downtown merchants stay open late and several businesses celebrate their grand openings, re-opening and anniversaries with refreshments, store...
Published: 09/24/14

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