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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


J.P. Williamson, 1972-2021

J.P. Williamson of Lake Wales passed away Tuesday, December 21, 2021 at Good Shepherd Hospice House in Sebring. He was born December 28, 1972 in Fort Lauderdale to the late Michael... — Updated 12/22/2021


Kevin Jackson, 1984-2021

Kevin N. "Kev" Jackson, 37, of Lake Wales passed away Wednesday, Aug. 25, 2021 at Advent Health Lake Wales. He was born March 6, 1984 in Winter Haven, to Donald and Danise Jackson.... — Updated 8/29/2021


Roderick Parker Sr., 1951-2021

Roderick Thomas Parker SR, 70, of Lake Wales passed away Tuesday July 27, 2021. He was born June 25, 1951, in Windsor, VT; he moved to Lake Wales in 1981. Roderick was a retired laborer for the city of Lake Wales, and was a... — Updated 7/29/2021


Frank Sikes, 1930-2021

Frank Sikes, 90, of Lake Wales passed away and went home to be with his Lord Jesus Monday, March 1, 2021 at his residence. He was born Nov. 27, 1930 in Cobbtown, GA to the late Eli... — Updated 3/5/2021


William "Bill" Lanoue, 1953-2021

William G. "Bill" Lanoue, 67, of Lake Wales passed away Friday, Jan. 15, 2021 at Advent Health in Kissimmee. He was born July 11, 1953 in New London, CT to the late William and Flor... — Updated 1/27/2021


Message from Your Commissioner

We as elected officials need to mind our Ps and Qs in order to deliberate action. We need to be knowledgeable on issues that we face and day-to-day challenges in our respective... — Updated 1/10/2021

 By Brian Ackley    News

City Creating Master Plan for Parks, Trails, Open Spaces

City leaders are continuing to cast an eye towards improving the quality of life by approving the creation of a master plan for parks, trails and open spaces in Lake Wales.... — Updated 12/2/2020


Despite Revenue Shortfall, City Optimistic About 2021 Budget

Lake Wales City Commissioners got good news at their second budget workshop Aug. 12. Despite the COVID-19 pandemic's negative impact on the economy, projected state revenue is... — Updated 8/19/2020


Roger Strickland, 1937-2020

Roger Lee Strickland, 82, of Lake Wales passed away Friday, June 26, 2020 at the Winter Haven Hospital. He was born December 31, 1937 in Flatwoods, KY to the late Joshua and Martha... — Updated 7/1/2020


Protesters Call for Firing of Police Detective for Alleged Racial Slurs

About 125 peaceful protesters gathered Sunday afternoon at the Lake Wales Police Department, but unlike groups around the country their issue was not the killing of a black man by... — Updated 6/3/2020


Commissioners to Discuss Recreation Facility Reopening

The City of Lake Wales has reopened tennis courts, but playgrounds and many other recreation facilities remain closed. City staff will get input about reopening at the next city... — Updated 6/1/2020


COVID-19 March 26 Update from City of Lake Wales

The City of Lake Wales continues to be under a declared State of Emergency by Mayor Fultz. There is no curfew at this time. As Covid-19 updates for Florida's residents continue dail... — Updated 4/2/2020


City Announces Closings, Meeting Cancellations, Service Alternatives

The City of Lake Wales will close, or restrict, many of its services to the public beginning Tuesday, March 17. Recognizing the diverse populations that city departments serve, the... — Updated 3/18/2020


Lake Wales Groups Cancel Events, Take Precautions Against COVID-19 Virus

In an abundance of caution to help prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus various organizations in the Lake Wales area are canceling events or taking extra safety measures. As of... — Updated 3/14/2020


Jimmy Bolden, 1963-2020

James Henry “Jimmy” Bolden, Jr., 56, of Lake Wales passed away Friday, March 6, 2020 at his residence surrounded by his loving family. He was born Oct. 20, 1963 in Lake Wales... — Updated 3/9/2020


Register by Jan. 11 for Lake Wales Little League

Registration closes Saturday, Jan. 11 for participation in the 2020 Lake Wales Little League. Parents may register in-person from 6-8 p.m. Monday through Saturday, Jan. 6-10, or fro... — Updated 1/8/2020


Steve Koruschak Jr., 1930-2019

Steve Koruschak Jr., 89, of Lake Wales passed away Saturday, August 3, 2019 at his residence. He was born February 19, 1930 in Cairnbrook, PA to the late Steve and Fannie... — Updated 8/9/2019


LW Little League Junior Boys Named District Champs

Congratulations to Lake Wales Little League Junior boys baseball (age 13-14) for becoming District IV Champs after winning over Plant City Saturday. Next stop is Sectionals July... — Updated 6/28/2019


Mary Neil Hardman Whitmire Chandley, 1931-2019

Mary Neil Hardman Whitmire Chandley, 88, passed peacefully in her sleep on June 9, 2019 at 4 a.m. She was a lifelong resident of Lake Wales, born on January 5, 1931 to Cleo and... — Updated 6/19/2019


Attorney Jim Weaver Named Citizen of the Year

Longtime local attorney Jim Weaver was named Citizen of the Year Thursday, May 9 by the Lake Wales Area Chamber of Commerce and Economic Development Council. Weaver was surrounded... — Updated 5/14/2019

 By Robert Connors    Fun

Still Crazy (Fish) After All These Years

Long a local favorite with a big reputation, Crazy Fish restaurant may have gotten even better since two ambitious young men assumed control last year. Now run by Matthew Brock and... — Updated 4/21/2019


Five Chosen for Highlander Hall of Fame

Three former professional athletes, a coach who won two state titles, and one of the program's most ardent supporters make up the inaugural class for the newly-created Highlander... — Updated 4/16/2019

 By Robert Connors    Fun

Crooked Bass a Magnet for Food and Fun

Good food and fun are drawing crowds into the popular Crooked Bass Grill and Tavern, but there's also a fascinating bit of Babson Park history behind the success. Featuring a large... — Updated 4/9/2019


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