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Celebrating the 4th of July in Polk County

Independence Day is coming up this weekend and Central Florida is full of fun ways to celebrate!  Here are some of the most popular patriotic events here in Polk County that are sure to have something fun for everyone in your family! 413 more words

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Cockfighting Ring Busted After Attendee Orders Pizza

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WINTER HAVEN (CBSMiami/AP) — A pizza order turned into a cockfighting ring bust in central Florida, authorities said.

According to Polk County deputies, an attendee ordered a pizza to the location of the fighting ring. 158 more words


OR - Dallas man missing; car found abandoned | OregonLive.com

Polk County officials are looking for 67-year-old Ronald Taylor, a part-time resident of Dallas, who went missing earlier this week.

Relatives last saw Taylor on Wednesday before he left Dallas for Portland, where the Polk County Sheriff’s Office said he had an important appointment scheduled Thursday. 24 more words


Body Found In Burning Car On Florida Golf Course

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LAKELAND (AP) — Authorities are trying to identify a body found in a burning car on a Lakeland golf course. 104 more words


Wednesday's storms included a tornado in western Wisconsin

While much of Minnesota was enjoying a dry and relatively sunny Wednesday, a tornado touched down in a Wisconsin town near the state line.

But we’re pretty sure the folks in Amery will be just fine since – as twisters go – this one was a lightweight. 178 more words



September  4-6, 2015

The New Triple Canopy Ranch

16950 County Rd 630 Lake Wales FL

LABOR DAY MUDFEST AT TCR!!! Sept 4-6 in Lake Wales FL. 87 more words