- Hometown stories that count from people who care

By Kent Lilly
Contributing Writer 

Thrilled to Support Hometown News Website


Last updated 1/10/2021 at 11:30am

There’s simply no substitute for a hometown newspaper – except a hometown news website – and I’m thrilled to learn that we now have one!

I literally grew up with the hometown newspaper – two of them, actually. Late every afternoon when I was a kid growing up in Ridge Manor, I looked forward to seeing the paperboy ride by on his bike. The pages were smaller than the big-city papers and after being rolled tight (and rubber-banded even tighter) it could be thrown a long way – onto most porches.

So why did a young kid care about the newspaper? Because Lake Wales was so small and fri...

For access to this article please sign in or register.


Reader Comments(0)


Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2021