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Elizabeth Ann McCrary, 1938-2022

Elizabeth Ann McCrary of Frostproof passed away Tuesday, May 3, 2022 at AdventHealth Lake Wales under the care of Vitas Hospice. She was born September 3, 1938 in Frostproof to the... — Updated 5/5/2022


James "Jim" Fredrick Beaver, 1934-2022

James "Jim" Fredrick Beaver, 88, an Army veteran, passed away unexpectedly, yet peacefully on March 8, 2022, surrounded by his loving family. Born in York, Nebraska, Jim was the... — Updated 3/21/2022

 By Tom Paulson    News

CRA Board Approves Sale of Lot for New Lincoln Avenue Restaurant

Private investment in the Lincoln Avenue commercial district, one of the goals of the Lake Wales Connected plan, seems to have begun even before the first spade of dirt is turned.... — Updated 3/10/2022

 By Tom Paulson    News

Road Closing For Railroad Repair Moves South

No sooner has work been completed on the railroad that caused the closing of Hunt Brothers Road this week than crews will move south to begin work on the grade crossing at the... — Updated 2/15/2022

 By Tom Paulson    News

Hunt Brothers Road to be Closed at Florida Midland Railroad During Repairs

A portion of Hunt Brothers Road will be closed on close on Monday and Tuesday, February 14 and 15 for a repair project. The closure will be at the rail crossing west of Lilly... — Updated 2/11/2022


Joyce Swallows, 1941-2022

Joyce Swallows, age 81, passed away February 2, 2022, at Lakeland Regional Health. She was born on January 18, 1941, in Colquitt County, GA. She was a Sectionizer in the Citrus... — Updated 2/4/2022


Alexander "Sandy" Rybinski, 1941-2021

Sandy Rybinski of Frostproof passed away Friday December 17, 2021 at AdventHealth of Lake Wales.. He was born August 15,1941 in Blue Island, IL to the late Edmond and Angeline... — Updated 1/7/2022


Rocky White, 1956-2021

Rocky White, age 65, passed away January 1, 2022, at Lake Wales Medical Center. He was born on December 6, 1956, in Bartow, FL. He was a Production Supervisor in the citrus... — Updated 1/4/2022

 By Tom Paulson    News

Want to Cut Your Own Fresh Christmas Tree? Here's How

In a year where a shortage of Christmas trees is a looming nationwide problem, hardy individuals are fortunate to have another affordable solution available: cut your own at the... — Updated 12/7/2021


Esther McKenzie, 1924-2021

Esther McKenzie of Frostproof passed away Thursday, December 2, 2021 at her residence. She was born March 14, 1924 in Ironwood, Michigan to the late Peter and Grace Schiavetti; she... — Updated 12/3/2021


Leonard David Greenwood, 1921-2021

Leonard David Greenwood of Winter Haven passed away Tuesday, November 23, 2021 at Winter Haven Hospital. He was born August 24, 1921 in Knoxville, Tennessee to the late Arthur and... — Updated 11/26/2021


Mary Arline Shirey, 1959-2021

Mary Arline Shirey of Lake Wales passed away Tuesday, November 23, 2021 at AdventHealth Lake Wales. She was born February 9, 1959 in LaGrange, Indiana to Richard and Effie Jones;... — Updated 11/24/2021


Leta Mitchell Wright, 1924-2021

Leta Mitchell Wright, 97, retired educator, volunteer, and champion of her hometown passed away Wednesday, November 17, 2021 at her home in Fort Meade. Mrs. Leta Wright, or "Mama... — Updated 11/17/2021

 By Tom Paulson    News

Arrest Made in June Robbery and Shooting

In a busy week for the Lake Wales Police Department, detectives have made an arrest in yet another violent crime which occurred on June 4 of this year. Jaheim Romulus, 19, of Frostp... — Updated 11/2/2021

 By Robert Connors    News
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Lake Wales Housing Land Rush Shows No Sign of Slowing

The rush to develop housing in Lake Wales shows no sign of abating as new proposals continue to come before the Lake Wales City Commission. Tuesday's agenda saw an approval of an... — Updated 10/27/2021


John Warren "Bo" Hutto, 1971-2021

John Warren "Bo" Hutto reached his Heavenly home on Saturday, October 16, 2021. Bo was born in Lake Wales, Florida on April 26, 1971. Bo married his high school sweetheart and the l... — Updated 10/19/2021


David Lee Collins, 1963-2021

David Lee Collins of Sebring passed away Thursday, October 14, 2021 at Somers Hospice Sebring. He was born January 16, 1963 in Lake Wales to John and Mary Jane Collins; he has been... — Updated 10/18/2021


John Charles Burris, 1932-2021

John Charles Burris of Frostproof passed away Sunday, October 10, 2021 at Advent Health Lake Wales. He was born July 9, 1932 in Cambridge, Ohio to the late John and Jane Burris; he... — Updated 10/11/2021


Cindy Michelle Lambeth, 1981-2021

Cindy Michelle Lambeth of Indian Lake Estates passed away Sunday, Oct 3, 2021 at her residence. She was born February 4, 1981 in Lake Wales to Wayne and Debbie Lambeth. Cindy was a... — Updated 10/6/2021


Jeremy Alan Palmatier, 1976-2021

Jeremy Alan Palmatier of Frostproof passed away Wednesday, September 29, 2021. He was born June 30, 1976 in Westchester, Pennsylvania to the late Randolph German and Karen... — Updated 10/4/2021


Fredric Ivan Eismon, 1955-2021

Fredric Ivan Eismon of Frostproof passed away Friday, October 1, 2021. He was born January 23, 1955 in East Liverpool, Ohio to the late Ivan and Shirley Eismon. Fredric worked in... — Updated 10/4/2021


Alan "Lee" Knight, Jr., 1981-2021

Alan "Lee" Knight, Jr. of Winter Haven passed away Friday, September 24, 2021 at his residence. He was born January 17, 1981 in Winter Haven, FL. Lee loved his family, rock n roll... — Updated 9/28/2021


Construction Delays Mean Commuter Headaches

A Polk County bridge replacement project is keeping Walk In Water Road east of Lake Wales closed until early November. Crews are working to complete the new span over Tiger Creek and rebuild the roadway approaches, Polk County... — Updated 9/28/2021


Kevin O'Quinn, 1963-2021

Kevin O'Quinn, age 58, passed away September 27, 2021, at Bartow Regional Medical Center. He was born on September 15, 1963, in Bartow, FL. He worked as a Plumber. He enjoyed... — Updated 9/28/2021


James Bernis Wood, 1927-2021

James Bernis Wood of Frostproof FL went home to be with his Lord on September 21, 2021. Born on August 11, 1927 he was 94 years old. He was a young boy when our nation entered the G... — Updated 9/23/2021


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