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Sharon Van Dyne Lawrence, 1938-2023

Sharon Van Dyne Lawrence of Frostproof, Florida passed away Monday, January 30, 2023 at The Club at Lake Wales in Lake Wales, Florida. She was born June 27, 1938 in Martins Ferry,... — Updated 2/2/2023

 
 By Brian Bruchey    News 

Frostproof Woman Struck, Killed by Truck on US 27

A Frostproof woman died after being struck by a pickup truck on US 27 near the Camp Inn Resort early Tuesday morning. The location is north of Frostproof, and about three miles sout... — Updated 1/31/2023

 

Theft of City-Owned Truck Leads to Arrest for Frostproof Man

Christopher Allen Eismon of Frostproof, faces numerous criminal charges including vehicle theft, fleeing to elude, resisting an officer, trespass in a citrus grove, driving while li... — Updated 12/26/2022

 

Harriett Griffin Harris, 1934 - 2022

"Oh, What a Beautiful Mornin" is the song Harriett Griffin Harris would sing to all of her campers every early morning for 30 years. On November 17, 2022 at 5:29 am, Harriett's... — Updated 11/27/2022

 

Kenneth Roy Rogers, 1949-2022

Kenneth Roy Rogers of Frostproof passed away Tuesday, November 8, 2022, at his residence. He was born May 10, 1949, in Albany, New York; he moved to Frostproof from East Greenbush,... — Updated 11/17/2022

 

Juan Trinidad Eliserio, 1951-2022

Juan Trinidad Eliserio of Frostproof passed away Tuesday, November 8, 2022 at AdventHealth Lake Wales. He was born May 5, 1951 in Mercedes, Texas to the late Jesus and Josefina... — Updated 11/10/2022

 

Painting Raffle to Benefit AAUW Scholarship Fund

A chance to win "Mediterranean Elegance", an original acrylic, painted and framed by the late artist Jane Fronappel, is being made available for a limited time by the Lake Wales... — Updated 10/19/2022

 
 By Robert Connors    News

Lake Wales Area "Dodges a Bullet" As Hurricane Ian Passes

Downed trees, power outages, and significant flooding were the primary impacts of Hurricane Ian locally. No deaths or injuries were reported to local authorities. The storm weakened... — Updated 10/14/2022

 
 By Robert Connors    News

Lake Wales' Southern Expansion Reaches Blue Lake Area

The steady expansion of city limits is expected to continue at Tuesday's Lake Wales city commission meeting when the board will consider the annexation of 67.73 acres of land south... — Updated 9/15/2022

 

Ridge Scenic Highway 39-Mile Yard Sale Happens November 3

A popular and long-running community event returns this year, and organizers are offering plenty of advance notice to those wishing to participate. The 15th annual 39-mile Yard... — Updated 9/2/2022

 

Linda Lucille Cope, 1939-2022

Linda Lucille Cope of Babson Park passed away Saturday, August 6, 2022 at The Groves Center. She was born March 1, 1939 in Michigan to the late George and Gertrude Roger; she has... — Updated 8/9/2022

 

Joan Frances Nicoletti, 1963-2022

Joan Frances Nicoletti of Frostproof passed away Wednesday, August 3, 2022 at AdventHealth Sebring. She was born October 26, 1963 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to the late Gerald... — Updated 8/5/2022

 

Ann Wagner Geils,1928-2022

Ann Wagner Geils, born July 7, 1928, in Summit, New Jersey, passed away at her home in Highland Park, Florida on July 6, 2022, just one day shy of her 94th birthday. She will be... — Updated 7/10/2022

 

Rotary On The Ridge Doubles Membership, Wins Award

The concept of "community service" is alive and well in Lake Wales, as evidenced by an award presented to one of three local Rotary Clubs this week. Rotary on the Ridge received a... — Updated 6/23/2022

 

Belinda DuBose Hurst, 1956-2022

Belinda DuBose Hurst of Lake Wales, Florida claimed her eternal reward and went home to be with the Lord on Monday, May 30th, 2022, after a valiant fight against brain cancer. God... — Updated 6/2/2022

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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