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  1. FDLE arrests Avon Park man for child pornographyRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 2 | Capital Soup

    Agents with the Florida Department of Law Enforcement arrested Theodore Allan Ross, 60, of 1981 North Cardinal Road, Avon Park for 20 counts of possession of child pornography. In September, an undercover operation identified persons who were using the Internet to send and receive videos and images of child pornography.

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  2. Robbers try to lure Florida motel visitor out of room with offers of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 24 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... to the Highlands County Sheriff's Office. The victim was staying with his girlfriend at an Econo Lodge in Avon Park when three people in their 20s kept him awake all night Friday with their ruses, deputies said. First, at about 1 a.m., the trio saw ...

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  3. Brown, Margaret C.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2018 | The Lakeland Ledger

    ... rnerstone Hospice, Tavares, FL. Arrangements entrusted to: Stephenson-Nelson Funeral Home, 111 East Circle Street, Avon Park, FL 33825. Online condolences may be left at: www.stephensonnelsonfh.com

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  4. Broward County sex offender seen in Highlands, deputies warnRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2018 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    ... the area. Deputies say Michael Alan Scott, 52, was seen in Sebring Hills on Friday afternoon. He has an address in Avon Park but does not have permission to be there. Scott is on probation in Broward County and is not allowed to leave the county. He ...

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  5. Hoak, Jeffery AlanRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2018 | The Lakeland Ledger

    ... (Burr) Hoak. Jeffery is survived by his son Mitch Hoak and his wife Brooke, granddaughters: River and Rain, all of Avon Park, Florida; siblings: David Hoak of Albany, NY, Amy McKinney of Springfield, OH, and Stephanie Rerucha of Winter Haven, FL. A ...

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  6. Davis, Kenneth a. "Ken"Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2018 | The Lakeland Ledger

    ... (Stephen) of Kennesaw, Georgia; son Miles Davis (Melodie) of Frostproof; sister, Kay Herndon (Richard) of Avon Park; 4 grandchildren, Ivey Barrett, Evan Northington, Paige Davis and Grayson Davis. Family will receive friends on Tuesday, August 28 ...

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  7. ELLIS, Michael D.Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2018 | Dayton Daily News

    ELLIS, Michael D. "Mike" 79, of Miamisburg, passed away peacefully on August 18, 2018 at his home in Avon Park, Florida. Mike graduated from Miamisburg High School in 1958 and served in the Air Defense Artillery for the US Army.

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  8. Joseph Michael PecciaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2018 | The Washington Evening Journal

    Joseph Michael Peccia, 67, of Avon Park, Florida, formerly of Washington, died Sunday, Dec. 3, 2017, at Sommers Hospice House in Sebring, Florida, following a short illness. An interment service will take place on Sunday, Aug. 26, 2018, at Elm Grove Cemetery in Washington.

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  9. August 17, 2018Read the original story

    Aug 17, 2018 | WBIW-AM Bedford

    ... a brother, Earl Dean Pritchett and wife, Janice, of Bedford; a sister, Joanne McCain and husband, Bob, of Avon Park, FL. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, a daughter, Sue McDonald; a son, Keith McDonald; two grandchildren, Steve ...

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  10. Feds: Missouri Farmworkers Kept in Inhumane ConditionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2018 | Insurance Journal West

    A Florida company kept more than 100 temporary farmworkers in "inhumane" and "unsanitary" working conditions while not paying them what they were due as they harvested watermelons in southeast Missouri, according to federal labor officials. The U.S. Labor Department issued a preliminary injunction against Marin J Corp. of Avon Park, Florida, after witnessing conditions for 107 workers hired under the federal H-2A program, which allows foreign workers into the U.S. for temporary agriculture work, The Kansas City Star reported .

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  11. Labor: Missouri farmworkers kept in inhumane conditionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2018 | KFVS12

    ... overseeing 107 workers near the Missouri Bootheel town of Kennett. The Kansas City Star reports Marin J Corp. of Avon Park, Florida, consented to the preliminary injunction for workers it hired under the federal H-2A program, which allows foreign ...

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  12. MEYER, LAWRENCERead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2018 | The Lakeland Ledger

    ... Judy Meyer Ogburn of Frostproof. Children: Chuck Hults of California, Larry Meyer and Terri Lynn Nicholson of Avon Park and Stacy Hults of California. Four grandchildren: Kynnon Martin and Kasey Gorman of Avon Park, Ciara Meyer of Clearwater, and ...

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  13. Special Weather Statement Source: Weather CentralRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2018 | WFTV Orlando

    ... at 10 mph. Winds in excess of 40 mph will be possible with this storm. Locations impacted include... Sebring, Avon Park, Sebring Regional Airport, Sylvan Shores, Lake Josephine, Avon Park Executive Airport, Crewsville and Sebring Shores. ...

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  14. McRae, Jeffery ShorneRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2018 | The Lakeland Ledger

    JEFFERY SHORNE MCRAE, 45 7/31/72 - 7/10/18 AVON PARK - Jeffery McRae passed 7/10/18. Service Sat.

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  15. Brandt Opens Second California Production FacilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2018 | Ag Professional

    ... facility in Fresno, Cali. The company has another five manufacturing facilities located in Pleasant Plains, Ill., Avon Park, Fl., Logan, Utah, Carmona, Spain and Londrina, Brazil.

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  16. Men charged after firing into Avon Park fried chicken restaurant, deputies sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2018 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    On June 21, a gunman fired into Maryland Fried Chicken, 904 W. Main St., wounding one man in the leg. Investigators say they learned Erick Joseph Rondil, 25, had a falling out with the 25-year-old victim.

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  17. Special Weather Statement Source: Weather CentralRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2018 | WFTV Orlando

    FLZ052-056-057-061-112345- DeSoto-Highlands-Polk-Hardee- 711 PM EDT WED JUL 11 2018 ...A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT NORTHWESTERN HIGHLANDS...EASTERN HARDEE...SOUTHWESTERN POLK AND NORTHEASTERN DESOTO COUNTIES... At 710 PM EDT, radar indicated strong thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 7 miles southwest of Lake Wales to near Avon Park to near Sebring. The storms were moving west at 5 mph.

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  18. Patricia A. HilliardRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2018 | Breeze Courier

    Patricia A. Hilliard, 89, of Taylorville and formerly of Avon Park, Florida, passed away on Friday July 6, 2018 at Prairie Rose Health Care. She was born on April 8, 1929 in Snomac, Oklahoma to Jesse J. and Maude Eleanor Dimpel Phillips.

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  19. Gov. Scott Awards Medal of Merit to Four Florida National Guard Soldiers Deployed in KuwaitRead the original story

    Jul 3, 2018 | Capital Soup

    ... is a dedicated serviceman who is always looking for ways to help his fellow soldiers. Sergeant Williams lives in Avon Park, FL with his girlfriend and son. : First Lieutenant Jessica Garey joined Bravo Battery 3-116 in December 2017, just 30 days ...

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  20. Rosamond a oeRosya Joan McVeyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2018 | The Republic

    Rosamond "Rosy" Joan McVey, 90, of Avon Park, Florida, formerly of Columbus, passed away Sunday, June 24, 2018, at Indiana University Health Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. She enjoyed playing the violin from her time in high school to performing with her family.

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