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Christy Swift/Colin Furness hand feeds a miniature Hereford calf on his ranch in Zolfo Springs.
Did you ever notice how small the cows in old cowboy movies are compared to the horses, Colin Furness asked.
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19 hrs ago
Operation Medicine Cabinet to collect prescription meds
Sponsored by Drug Free Highlands and the U.S. Department of Justice Drug Enforcement Agency, the event provides lawful, safe disposal of expired, unwanted or unused prescription medications.
Mon Apr 21, 2014
Evaluation ordered for woman accused of feeding bears
Circuit Judge William Sites appointed two psychologists to evaluate Mary Musselman, 81, to determine whether she's competent to stand trial.
Personal Injury Protection premiums falling
It took two years to implement, but most insurers calculated rates using a Pinnacle study, which projected that reforms contained in HB 119 would save 14-24 percent in Personal Injury Protection premiums.
Sun Apr 20, 2014
Art league education coordinator is artist herself
Her aunt and uncle had retired in Sebring, and the budding photographer, who specializes in surreal imagery that is strongly influenced by her community theater background, figured if she didn't leave Wisconsin then, she'd never get out.
Sat Apr 19, 2014
4/18/2014 Sebring, Fla. - Ryan Pelham/Staff Michael Romero operates a ...
Around the company grounds and in the warehouse, a slew of machinery and mechanical parts and heavy-duty tools are set up and stored - an all-encompassing industrial plethora of entrepreneurial progress.
Fri Apr 18, 2014
Hundreds of plastic eggs offer a temporary change in Aushbaugh's landscaping scheme.
Residents of a Sebring mobile home park have noticed something pleasantly different and colorful at one their neighbors' house - a four-foot rabbit wearing a red and white dress and Easter bonnet pushing a baby buggy followed by a little family of stuffed rabbits.
Bill would help regulate telemedicine
At Florida Hospital Heartland Medical Center, there are cameras, scopes, software and mobile computers, diagnostic imaging devices, electronic stethoscopes and portable EKG machines which can literally mean the difference between life and death in the emergency room.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
Sebring police honors one of its own
Morris told the officer, Charles Watson, that he had not been issued a badge and did not know when he would receive one.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
Sebring rejects participating in Lake Jackson study
Despite the city of Sebring's initial refusal to help pay for a study of Lake Jackson, the project should continue, Highlands County Commissioner Don Elwell said Wednesday.
Suspects arrested in connection burglary of councilman's house
Latrevieus Dionne Wiley, 16, 764 Hickory St., Sebring and Tevon Demetri Hylton, 17, 1127 Weigle Ave., Sebring, have been arrested and charge with criminal mischief, burglary while armed, third-degree grand theft and six counts of grand theft of a firearm.
Kindergartners learn 911 etiquette
Five- and 6-year-olds these days may not know what a landline is, so "Cell Phone Sally" made sure to introduce "the phone with a curly cord" to the kids.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Speaking their own language helps farmers and workers
Rosa Garcia used to be a migrant worker, travelling throughout the U.S. with her family picking fruit and vegetables.
Girl Scouts putting faces to names etched on sidewalk a long time ago
What they all have in common is the home where they rest -- an inside sidewalk by to the Girl Scouts House on Eucalyptus Street in downtown Sebring -- and how they ended up there.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
Day of Caring on tap
Volunteer teams from local businesses and organizations will participate in the upcoming 2014 United Way Day of Caring in Highlands County on May 21. Volunteer teams are matched with United Way partner agencies, and local nonprofit groups perform tasks the agencies may not otherwise have the manpower or funds to be able to do.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Red Cross to open new office in Sebring
Although it's been two years since the American Red Cross had an office in Sebring, many people whose homes burned down probably don't know that.
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Lake Placid police officers to wear cameras [Highlands Today, Sebring, Fla. :: ]
Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) April 11--LAKE PLACID -- In most law enforcement departments, officers wear uniforms and badges and belts with guns and other equipment.
Protests held to highlight child support laws, hearing abuses, organizers say
Edwin Padilla claims non-custodial parents don't get a fair shake at local child support payment hearings and wants his voice heard.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Aktion Club dumps diapers to 10 charities
Representatives from charities benefiting from Diaper Dump Day were, from left: Karen Wright, of Children's Services Council of Highlands County; Cynthia Acevedo, program manager and Wanda Tookes, supervisor, both of Healthy Families; Wendy Hall, service coordinator of Early Steps; Bill Sobczak, vice president of Aktion Club and top diaper ... (more)
Home-based moms on the increase
When she was pregnant with her first daughter, Brianna, Callie Wilkes took maternity leave from her job at the Sebring Wal-Mart and then took five and a half years off work to raise David, now 7, and Layla, now 3. While her husband, David, works when he can as a self-employed construction worker, the Sebring mother, now working at the Sebring ... (more)