Publication: Polk County Democrat

First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

Culture, Cuisine and Conversation next week

It is less than a week away and judging by last year’s crowd, Tuesday’s Culture, Cuisine and Conversation at the library is sure to draw a full house.The object is to have people talk openly about racial differences; ask questions about each other; and ... [Published Polk County Democrat - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

Friday Fest: Anniversary one month late

Although September’s Friday Fest, intended to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the event had to be canceled due to rain, all is not lost, according to Jennifer Daniels. Daniels, a member of Main Street Bartow, is one of the organizers of the event and ... [Published Polk County Democrat - Sep 30 2014]
Entities: anniversary, Organism
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

CopDots helping the police department

“When I was a child, people didn’t lock their doors and sometimes left the keys in the ignition,” Joe Glosick told his fellow Rotary members last week. “But it’s a different time now.”He then introduced Officer Randy Tagliarini, who told people how they ... [Published Polk County Democrat - Sep 30 2014]
Entities: Officer
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

Dimmig speaks at Constitution Day

Bartow DAR members commemorated Constitution Week and the chapter’s 84th birthday with a luncheon at Eaglebrooke.Two Bartow Chapter ladies may have been pre-destined to become DAR members as their birthdays are celebrated each year during Constitution ... [Published Polk County Democrat - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

Turnout low but enthusiasm high for annual 5K walk/run

PHOTO BY STEVE STEINERLibby Combee, executive director of Leland Family Ministries, explained the concept behind the postcard she held: Take the Share and Prayer Challenge. (#shareandprayerchallenge)PHOTO BY STEVE STEINERMike Brown was the first male ... [Published Polk County Democrat - Sep 30 2014]
Entities: Mike Brown, Marketing
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

Umbrellas up as Bartow tops the Miners

Homecoming night in Bartow was a rainy one as the Fort Meade Miners came to town for a game that had plenty of importance, but no district implications for either team. Both were coming off wins in the rain, so the weather conditions were nothing new ... [Published Polk County Democrat - Sep 30 2014]
Entities: FORT MEADE
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

Church Service Center to open thrift shop

PHOTO BY JEFF ROSLOWChurch Service Center volunteer Fran Yourn sets up the thrift shop at the Church Service Center Monday. Here she is between sets of children's clothing.PHOTO BY JEFF ROSLOWJohn Kesler works on the television set up at the Church Service ... [Published Polk County Democrat - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

Extension office marks 100 years

PHOTO BY JEFF ROSLOWStephanie Young, a member of the Fort Meade Community 4H Club, teaches Anna Steed, 8, how to shoot with a bow and arrow at the 100th anniversary of the Florida Extension Service Saturday. It was her first time with the bow and arrow ... [Published Polk County Democrat - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

Mineral liquid spilled behind downtown building

PHOTO BY STEVE STEINERTwo members of the Polk County Fire/Rescue HazMat team prepare to inspect two steel barrels that were discovered placed onto the property of The Polk County Democrat.PHOTO BY STEVE STEINERMembers off the Polk County Fire Rescue HazMat ... [Published Polk County Democrat - Sep 30 2014]
Entities: HAZMAT, Mineral, Steel, Property
First reported Sep 27 2014 - Updated Sep 27 2014 - 1 reports

Rain no deterrent

PHOTO BY STEVE STEINERMilton and Dee Johnson, of Auburndale, say they are ready for their first time participating in the Tour de Tow.PHOTO BY STEVE STEINEROn your mark ... get set ... GO! And with that, the nearly 200 bicyclists who participated on Sept. ... [Published Polk County Democrat - Sep 27 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

Traviss has come a long way

PHOTO BY AL PALMERSuzan Harrell, a 27-year veteran Traviss Career Center teacher talks with school Director Wayne Dickens at Thursday's 50th anniversary celebration at the school.PHOTO BY AL PALMERTraviss Career Center Director Wayne Dickens talks about ... [Published Polk County Democrat - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

Check out this stuff

Want to see the nicest house that the U.S. Ambassador to Switzerland said she ever lived in?You have the opportunity to do so on Saturday as there is an auction going on at 502 N. Crooked Lake Drive in Babson Park that was once owned by Faith Whittlesey, ... [Published Polk County Democrat - Sep 26 2014]

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...In letting people know about the cheaper price and the fact that he was signing him, Harris said, "If the Klan is successful in doing what it wants to do it could be worth some money."
"There is a sense of community in Bartow that is indicative of the heartland of this country" U S Congressman Dennis Ross (R-15th District) tells members and guests of the Bartow Kiwanis Club at the club's Friday, Sept. 12 meeting

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Turnout low but enthusiasm high for annual 5K w... [Published Polk County Democrat - Sep 30 2014]
Church Service Center to open thrift shop [Published Polk County Democrat - Sep 30 2014]
Friday Fest: Anniversary one month late [Published Polk County Democrat - Sep 30 2014]
Umbrellas up as Bartow tops the Miners [Published Polk County Democrat - Sep 30 2014]
Mineral liquid spilled behind downtown building [Published Polk County Democrat - Sep 30 2014]
Extension office marks 100 years [Published Polk County Democrat - Sep 30 2014]
Culture, Cuisine and Conversation next week [Published Polk County Democrat - Sep 30 2014]
Dimmig speaks at Constitution Day [Published Polk County Democrat - Sep 30 2014]
CopDots helping the police department [Published Polk County Democrat - Sep 30 2014]
Rain no deterrent [Published Polk County Democrat - Sep 27 2014]
Traviss has come a long way [Published Polk County Democrat - Sep 26 2014]
Street under pressure, closed to traffic [Published Polk County Democrat - Sep 26 2014]
Loving heart saving dogs from miserable life [Published Polk County Democrat - Sep 26 2014]
Four charter school applications shot down [Published Polk County Democrat - Sep 26 2014]
Forum addresses hunger in the county [Published Polk County Democrat - Sep 26 2014]
Check out this stuff [Published Polk County Democrat - Sep 26 2014]
Ross wins award from Farm Bureau [Published Polk County Democrat - Sep 26 2014]
First case of year of West Nile Virus reported ... [Published Polk County Democrat - Sep 26 2014]
Rep. Ross at Champions Cup [Published Polk County Democrat - Sep 23 2014]
An event for pampering [Published Polk County Democrat - Sep 23 2014]
Bartow wins district game in downpour [Published Polk County Democrat - Sep 20 2014]
Former KKK Grand Dragon tells story of change [Published Polk County Democrat - Sep 20 2014]
Story of the 24th Amendment [Published Polk County Democrat - Sep 19 2014]
Schools facing ‘critical’ shortage of funds [Published Polk County Democrat - Sep 19 2014]
Combee-Castagnero: Mutual admiration society [Published Polk County Democrat - Sep 19 2014]
Road renamed after WWII vet [Published Polk County Democrat - Sep 19 2014]
CRA member vote displeases Jackson [Published Polk County Democrat - Sep 19 2014]
Still festy after all these years [Published Polk County Democrat - Sep 19 2014]
Award winners [Published Polk County Democrat - Sep 19 2014]
Head Start’s 50th celebrated in Bartow [Published Polk County Democrat - Sep 19 2014]
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