Wednesday, Sep 17, 2014

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Corporal punishment: Is it a good way for parents to discipline kids?

Corporal punishment: Is it a good way for parents to discipline kids?

SEBRING — Is it all right for parents to physically discipline their children?
Published: 09/17/14
AP water improvement plans flowing along

AP water improvement plans flowing along

AVON PARK – If approved as expected, the new budget would bring a wellspring of significant water projects to Avon Park.
Published: 09/17/14

Sebring Thunder event to be held this weekend

SEBRING — Thousands of car enthusiasts are expected to show up downtown during this weekend’s fifth annual Sebring Thunder event.
Published: 09/16/14
Lake Placid approves budget/tax rate

Lake Placid approves budget/tax rate

LAKE PLACID — The town council approved the town’s property tax rate and final 2014-15 budget on Monday.
Published: 09/17/14
2 moms get prison for kids’ deaths

2 moms get prison for kids’ deaths

SEBRING — Two mothers who each had a child die as a result of neglect will both serve more than a decade in prison, a judge decided Monday.
Published: 09/15/14
Updated: 09/16/14
High schools expand industry certification programs

High schools expand industry certification programs

AVON PARK — The Highlands County School District’s high school students are doing more than earning a diploma.
Published: 09/16/14
AP aiming for park, recreation improvements

AP aiming for park, recreation improvements

AVON PARK – Lucy Derkman said improvements are always needed.
Published: 09/16/14
SO: Disturbance call turns into drug arrest

SO: Disturbance call turns into drug arrest

SEBRING—Authorities who responded to a disturbance call at a Sebring trailer park home Sunday reportedly found drugs inside when the resident invited them inside, a Highlands County Sheriff’s Office report states....
Published: 09/15/14
Woman accused of using baby as weapon

Woman accused of using baby as weapon

LAKE PLACID—A 35-year-old woman faces child abuse charges after allegedly using her baby as a weapon to hit a male victim in the face and trying to accost the victim, who was in a tractor-trailer, in a minivan with the baby inside, authorities...
Published: 09/15/14
Gear up for flu season, health department advises

Gear up for flu season, health department advises

SEBRING—The flu season is here and the Florida Department of Health is urging people to take precautions to limit their risk of exposure to infection.
Published: 09/16/14

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