Tuesday, Jan 27, 2015

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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
Avon Park WWII veteran receives service medal from France

Avon Park WWII veteran receives service medal from France

AVON PARK – While thousands of moviegoers around the United States flocked to the comfort of movie seats to see Brad Pitt command a World War II tank destroyer battalion in “Fury,” Robert Pio didn’t need to see a reenactme...
Published: 01/23/15
Places to Go

Places to Go

Looking for something to do this weekend? Here’s a list of events happening around the county.
Published: 01/23/15

One killed in Wednesday evening accident in Sebring

SEBRING — An 84-year-old woman was killed after a two-vehicle accident Wednesday evening on U.S. 27 South, authorities said.
Published: 01/22/15

Youth ministry founder back in jail

SEBRING — Saverio “Sammy” Donato Telesco, the founder of a youth ministry in Lake Placid, is back in jail on a violation of conditional release charge after being released after serving seven days in jail recently on the same cha...
Published: 01/21/15
Updated: 01/22/15
MLK Sports complex dedicated

MLK Sports complex dedicated

Avon Park Deputy Mayor Brenda Giles stands with area children in front of the new sign leading into the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Sports Complex. Giles was one of the dignitaries who attended the dedication of the former Memorial Field Jan. 18. At t...
Published: 01/21/15
Jury selection plods along in Doty murder case

Jury selection plods along in Doty murder case

BARTOW — Jury selection in the trial of two men accused of murdering Aaron Doty seemed to be moving at a backwards pace Wednesday afternoon.
Published: 01/21/15
Architect hired for roof replacement

Architect hired for roof replacement

SEBRING — Her roof has leaked for years, Sheriff Susan Benton said.
Published: 01/21/15

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