Monday, Oct 20, 2014

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Deputies: Timely CPR saves boy in near-drowning accident

SEBRING—Timely help and CPR helped to save the life of a 4-year old boy, who fell into a family swimming pool Monday, the Highlands County Sheriff’s Office said.
Published: 10/15/14
Event will raise awareness of blindness

Event will raise awareness of blindness

SEBRING — During the last couple of years, Edie Tidlund, who lives in Sebring, woke up one morning and found her vision was blurry. Several months later, she woke up and she couldn’t see anything.
Published: 10/15/14
AP sports complex parking on solid ground

AP sports complex parking on solid ground

AVON PARK – With approval by the city council, there shouldn’t be any reason to wade on the way to the park in the future.
Published: 10/15/14
LP Council discusses Boy Scout property dispute

LP Council discusses Boy Scout property dispute

LAKE PLACID — Boy Scouts supporters crowded into the council chambers Monday evening to back the effort to return the Bicentennial Park and Scout House property to the local Scouts.
Published: 10/15/14
Man charged with killing 21-month-old child

Man charged with killing 21-month-old child

SEBRING— A Sebring man told authorities the 21-month-old boy placed in his care hit his head on the side of a bathtub, according to a warrant affidavit released Tuesday.
Published: 10/14/14
LP approves rezoning for Belleview Cottages

LP approves rezoning for Belleview Cottages

LAKE PLACID — The town council Monday approved the second reading of a rezoning ordinance for The Bellview Street Cottages residential housing project.
Published: 10/15/14

Man accused of grabbing girlfriend’s neck

AVON PARK — An Avon Park man is accused of grabbing his live-in girlfriend by the neck, according to a report released Tuesday.
Published: 10/14/14

Avon Park motorcyclist killed in Polk County accident, authorities add

POLK COUNTY— A 49-year-old Avon Park man was killed in a motorcycle accident in Polk County around 10 p.m. Saturday, the Polk County Sheriff’s Office said.
Published: 10/14/14
Man accused of selling marijuana

Man accused of selling marijuana

SEBRING — When a man dropped a bag of marijuana in his car between the door and the front seat after seeing a police officer watching him, that didn’t prevent him from being arrested, according to a report released Monday....
Published: 10/13/14
Golf courses hit the trail

Golf courses hit the trail

AVON PARK — They’ve hosted generations of golfers, from Sunday afternoon swingers to some of the top international professionals and those who are still in the prime of their games.
Published: 10/14/14

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