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Regional Track and Field Meets: Lake Wales Girls, Boys Take 4x400 - The Lake Wales girls and boys finished strong at Wednesday's Class 2A, Region 3 meet at Berkeley Prep, both winning the 4x400. The girls set a personal-record with a first-place time of 4:07.25. - Wed, 16 Apr 2014

Lake Wales Chamber Names Keift Director - The Lake Wales Area Chamber of Commerce has named Kevin Keift as new executive director. - Thu, 17 Apr 2014

Lake Region Emerges On Top of Strong District - Out of the three ranked teams in Class 6A, District 8, Lake Region was crowned the champion with Saturday's 4-1 win over Auburndale at Don Ramsay Field. - Sat, 19 Apr 2014

Citywide Cleanup Set for Saturday - Keep Polk County Beautiful Inc., in partnership with the city of Lake Wales, is sponsoring a citywide cleanup Saturday as part of the Great American Cleanup. - Sat, 19 Apr 2014

Lake Wales Commission Awards Play Park Bid, Approves May Day Event - City commissioners awarded the contract for new playground equipment at Crystal Lake Park to GameTime (Dominica Recreation Products Inc.) during their Tuesday night meeting. - Wed, 16 Apr 2014

Class 6A-8 Softball: Blue Devils Break Away Late, Lake Wales Tops Braves - After taking a quick 2-0 lead, it took Winter Haven a while longer to add to its score Tuesday in the Class 6A-8 district softball tournament. - Wed, 16 Apr 2014

Lake Wales Fire Department Gets Grant for Rescue Equipment - The Lake Wales Fire Department has received a $10,000 grant for new equipment and upgrades. Fire Chief Joe Jenkins said most of the money is going toward new extrication tools that will reduce the amount of time it takes firefighters to rescue crash victims trapped in cars. - Wed, 16 Apr 2014

Driver Dies In Fiery State Road 60 Crash East of Lake Wales - A driver was killed Thursday afternoon when a Mercedes collided with a semi-truck in a fiery crash on State Road 60 east of Lake Wales, sheriff's officials said. - Thu, 17 Apr 2014

Weekend Fun: Things to Do Around Polk - The Florida Marine Raiders take on the Alabama Outlawz in a 7 p.m. game at The Lakeland Center's Arena. Doors open at 6 p.m. There will be Easter contests for children, game contests for fans. Admission is $10-$22; at the box office. 843-8111. - Fri, 18 Apr 2014

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Fatal crash closes Highway 60 in Lake Wales - MyFox Tampa Bay - Fatal crash closes Highway 60 in Lake Wales. Posted: Thursday, April 17, 2014 4:13 PM EDT. Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014 11:23 PM EDT. LAKE WALES (FOX 13) -. One person was killed Thursday afternoon in a fiery crash along State Road 60 in Polk ... - Thu, 17 Apr 2014

Fiery crash involving semi reported in Lake Wales - Bay News 9 - Polk County Sheriff's Office deputies are currently conducting a fatal crash investigation at 19300 Highway 60 East, between 630 East and Grape Hammock Road in Lake Wales. (Photo: James Collins, viewer). Last Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014, 6:03 PM. - Thu, 17 Apr 2014

Regional Track and Field Meets: Lake Wales Girls, Boys Take 4x400 - The Ledger - Lake Wales, McKeel and Frostproof all churned out state qualifiers. The McKeel boys had qualifiers in most of the distance events, and the Wildcats won 4x800 with a time of 8:14.33. Casey Brady finished third in the 3,200 to qualify for state. McKeel ... - Fri, 18 Apr 2014

Lake Wales Commission Awards Play Park Bid, Approves May Day Event - The Ledger - LAKE WALES | City commissioners awarded the contract for new playground equipment at Crystal Lake Park to GameTime (Dominica Recreation Products Inc.) during their Tuesday night meeting. GameTime's bid of $29,997 was the lowest bid among the ... - Wed, 16 Apr 2014

Woman Accused of Stealing $250000 From Lake Wales Business - The Ledger - She was arrested Monday after a four-month investigation by the Lake Wales Police Department. "We thought of her as a member of our family," Thompson said. "This has been very devastating, a shock beyond belief." Thompson said she discovered money ... - Tue, 15 Apr 2014

Lake Wales Woman Faces DUI Manslaughter Charge - The Ledger - Published: Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 12:01 a.m.. Last Modified: Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at 2:26 a.m.. DUNDEE | Deputies arrested a 22-year-old Lake Wales woman Monday on charges stemming from a Nov. 9 crash that killed 19-year-old Shanderia ... - Wed, 16 Apr 2014

Class 6A-8 Softball: Blue Devils Break Away Late, Lake Wales Tops Braves - The Ledger - 3 seed Lake Wales (20-4) scored seven runs in its first two at-bats and went on to beat No. 6 Lake Gibson (4-18), 10-0. Winter Haven will now face top-seeded Auburndale on Thursday at 5:30 p.m. in the first semifinal game at Lake Wales' Don Ramsay Field. - Wed, 16 Apr 2014

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