Wednesday, Oct 01, 2014

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‘She was very well loved’

‘She was very well loved’

SEBRING — In front of Brewster’s Coffee House, is a bicycle adorned with flowers and the letter K attached to it. There’s a place where people can leave cards.
Updated: 2 hours ago

Vigil to honor 16-year-old

SEBRING—A candlelight vigil is going to held for Kaytlyn Cooper, 16, at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday (tonight) at Grace Bible Church, 4541 Thunderbird Road, Sebring.
Updated: 2 hours ago

Woman died from drug intoxication and bite wounds, autopsy indicates

SEBRING — Three pit bulls once owned by a man who went on a shooting spree in his neighborhood likely contributed to the cause of a woman’s death in a pasture, according to reports released this week.
Updated: 3 hours ago

Stray bullet lands in AP High cafeteria, authorities say

AVON PARK — A bullet found in the kitchen of the Avon Park High School cafeteria apparently was fired from off campus and penetrated the roof and the ceiling, according to a Highlands County Sheriff’s Office report....
Updated: 3 hours ago
FHP: Crash victim, 16, pronounced dead

FHP: Crash victim, 16, pronounced dead

SEBRING—A 16-year-old Sebring High School student, who was critically injured after being struck by a car Monday evening, was pronounced dead Wednesday, Florida Highway Patrol said.
Updated: 4 hours ago
Man charged with assaulting girlfriend

Man charged with assaulting girlfriend

LAKE PLACID — A man threatened his girlfriend with a knife and then resisted when deputies tried to arrest him, according to a report released Tuesday.
Updated: 4 hours ago

Sebring Parkway lane closures

SEBRING—Sebring Parkway from Lemon Avenue to North Ridgewood Drive will be closed from 6:30 p.m. Thursday to 6:30 a.m. Friday for asphalt repair and sanitary sewer installation.
Updated: 4 hours ago
Taking the fight against hunger to heart

Taking the fight against hunger to heart

LAKE WALES—When Josh Jamison was 15, he knew he wanted to do something to combat the threat of hunger in the world.
Updated: 9 hours ago
Plenty of Halloween-related activities on tap

Plenty of Halloween-related activities on tap

SEBRING — Highlands County is gearing up for Halloween with plenty of events planned for October.
Published: 10/01/14
Is there Facebook after death?

Is there Facebook after death?

SEBRING — Facebookers can compile highlights and, depending on how much they’ve shared (the social media was founded just 10 years ago), there could be movies, photo collections and diary entries.
Published: 10/01/14

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