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Mulberry students: Here's your sign! - News  The Ledger

City manager is hoping to let the town's children know they are loved, wanted and cherished through inspirational messages.

Mulberry proclamation celebrates diversity, rejects divisive rhetoric - News  The Ledger

MULBERRY — City Commissioner Maria McClintock quietly smiled Tuesday night as Mulberry Mayor George Hatch read the proclamation celebrating the city's ...

Photos: Graduation Photos: Mulberry High School Class of 2019  The Ledger

[1/20] CALVIN KNIGHT | SPECIAL TO THE LEDGER. Valedictorian Brenda Alvarez-Laqunas holds up a pint of strawberries as she address the 2019 class.

Mulberry High School Valedictorian's Speech Goes Viral  Bay News 9

MULBERRY, Fla. — Mulberry High School 2019 Valedictorian Brenda Alvarez-Lagunas's graduation speech has gone viral. Thousands have viewed a ...

Migrant worker earns Mulberry High's top graduation spot, memorable valedictorian speech goes viral  The Ledger

Brenda Alvarez-Lagunas delivered one of the most memorable valedictorian speeches in Polk County history during the MHS graduation at RP Funding Center.

Mulberry High School Football Players Remembered  Lakeland, FL Patch

Mulberry High School Football Players Remembered - Lakeland, FL - The principal of Mulberry High School remembered two of his football players on Monday ...

Mulberry High locked down following suicide near campus  The Ledger

The Sheriff's Office noted that the 7:30 a.m. incident occurred in the area of 12th Ave. NE and 4th Street NE in Mulberry.

Mulberry High School Students Killed In Crash; GoFundMe Started  Lakeland, FL Patch

Mulberry Students Killed In Crash; GoFundMe Set Up - Lakeland, FL - 3 GoFundMe pages have been started to help the families of two Mulberry High School ...

Mulberry students honor veterans, relive Christmas 1941 - News  The Ledger

MULBERRY – It was a somber holiday – Christmas, 1941. The nation was still reeling from Japan's surprise attack on Pearl Harbor a couple of weeks earlier.

Drought Ends! Mulberry wins first basketball title since 1943  The Ledger

Friday night was the Panthers' first girls basketball district title since the FHSAA started sanctioning girls sports in 1976. LAKELAND — After 76 years, Mulberry ...

Lawyers settle lawsuits over former Mulberry teacher Jason Argo engaging in sex acts with students  The Ledger

Jason Argo was fired in June 2016 after confessing to investigators that he received oral sex from a female student on two occasions inside his classroom. Later ...

Mulberry High School Signs Four Baseball Players  The Daily Ridge

Mulberry High School Signs Four Baseball Players. by James Coulter. For the first time in eight years, Mulberry High School will be sending graduating seniors ...

MUST WATCH: Valedictorian’s speech honoring immigrant parents goes viral  WFLA

Once she got to the podium, Brenda Alvarez-Lagunas was direct and to the point.

'We made a deal': Mulberry wrestler wishes best friend could see this day  The Ledger

LAKELAND — The bond between Isaiah Stancil and Kenny Haney remains strong, even if Haney can't be here. And it'll be in full force at the state wrestling ...

Construction, security and school grades priorities for 2019 - News  The Ledger

LAKELAND — Blueprints, security and test scores are the top priorities for the Polk County School District in 2019. In November, voters approved the renewal of ...

Polk's turnaround schools plan for success - News  The Ledger

Pat Barnes said there could be changes to the list and the funding when school grades come out next month. But the district looks at the funding as something ...

Domestic Violence Ends in Suspect Suicide Near Mulberry High School Causing Temporary Lockdown  The Daily Ridge

For the second time in less than 14-hours, the Polk County Sheriff's Office is investigating a suicide related to a domestic disturbance. Thursday morning ...

Photos: Employees from Polk schools charged with sex acts on students  The Ledger

1999: Horace Mackeroy Jr., PE teacher, Kathleen Middle, four counts sexual battery against a 14-year-old 8th grader, four other girls made allegations.

Polk County Schools 2019 Graduation Schedule, Changes  Lakeland, FL Patch

Polk County Schools Graduation Schedule, Changes - Lakeland, FL - Polk County Public Schools are planning some changes for 2019 graduations Meanwhile, ...

Mulberry High School named the 10News School of the Week Powered by Duke Energy Florida  WTSP 10 News

It's our favorite part of the week! Friday leads us into the weekend, but it's also when we showcase our 10News School of the Week powered by Duke Energy ...

Hepatitis A blamed for death of Mulberry man  The Ledger

Hepatitis A infections have been rising dramatically throughout the country. The increase has been even more dramatic in Florida.

Photos: HISTORIC A look back through time at Mulberry  The Ledger

These photographs provide historic glimpses of Mulberry dating to the late 1890s. These images were taken from the State of Florida's photo archive, Florida ...

Former Polk Schools teacher gets 12 years in prison for having sex with student  The Ledger

BARTOW – A former Mulberry High School teacher has been sentenced to 12 years in prison for having sex with a former student who was 15 when the ...

Photos: Polk County's 2019 graduation ceremonies - News  The Ledger

One of the defining moments in a person's life is the step from youth toward adulthood — graduation from high school.

Mulberry High School mourns students killed in crash on graduation night  WFLA

It was supposed to be a night of joy and memories for students at Mulberry High School. The class of 2017 was set to graduate, but instead of celebrating their ...

Pack of 6 head to Polk Hall of Fame - Sports  The Ledger

The honored Class of 2019 for the Polk County Sports Hall of Fame are Jack Myers, Joe Nemechek, Mike Estridge, Herbert Dixon, Forest McKennie and Alan ...

The Ledger's 43rd annual Silver Garland Award winners  The Ledger

Meet the honored students from Monday night's event at Branscomb Auditorium on the campus of Florida Southern College.

Tickets required to attend RP Funding graduation ceremonies  The Ledger

Also announced by Polk County School District is a change in start times and attendees must pass through metal detectors. BARTOW — Tickets will be required ...

Pornography on phone leads to Mulberry High School teacher's arrest  The Ledger

MULBERRY — A teacher at Mulberry High School was arrested Monday after four of his ninth-grade students reported they saw pornography on his cellphone, ...

Welcome back! 1st day of school in Polk brings the usual hiccups  The Ledger

2018-19 school year starts with bus delays, Mulberry High celebration, and armed school guardians or school resource officers on all campuses.

Polk School District says it needs sales tax renewal to build schools for growing population  The Ledger

BARTOW — Polk County Schools Superintendent Jacqueline Byrd and School Board Chairman Lynn Wilson have dreams of building a new elementary school ...

Ledger names winners of annual Silver Garland Awards  The Ledger

Ledger Publisher Brian Burns: “If it wasn't for the outstanding citizenship, academics, athletics, we wouldn't be here tonight. Every one of them is a winner, ...

Mulberry High School teacher arrested for sexual battery  FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay

MULBERRY (FOX 13) - A teacher in Polk County faces sexual battery charges after an ongoing relationship with a 15-year-old student was discovered, ...

2019 All-County Boys Track and Field: Smith runs away with athlete of the year honors  The Ledger

ATHLETE OF THE YEARARIAN SMITHMulberry, Junior100, 200, Long JumpBest Time/Mark: 10.39, 21.14, 23-11Smith is an elite athlete who complements his ...

Student sit-in planned at Mulberry High School  WTSP 10 News

Feb. 28, 2018: Mulberry High School students are planning a sit-in at the front of the school on Wednesday morning to remember students at Stoneman Douglas ...

Lawsuit claims former Polk teacher had history of inappropriate conduct  The Ledger

A lawsuit filed against the Polk County School District details the reputed history of inappropriate contact a former Mulberry High School teacher is accused of ...

Shoemaker running for school board - News  The Ledger

LAKELAND — Polk County Republican Ed Shoemaker announced his candidacy for the School Board on Friday morning, stepping into the race against ...

Alexandra Suchocki & James Peach: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

A Florida couple, nurse Alexandra Suchocki and a sheriff's deputy trainee, James Peach, are under fire for a racist Snapchat where she compares herself to a ...

Michael McArthur to debut new album in the Polk Theatre  The Ledger

LAKELAND — Michael McArthur recorded ''Ever Green, Ever Rain'' during a dark point of his life but has lighter expectations for its debut in Lakeland.McArthur ...

Polk education news (July 15) - News  The Ledger

Cook to receive ABWA scholarshipAmanda Cook was awarded a $2000 Stephen Bufton Memorial Impact Scholarship from the Lakeland Downtown Chapter of ...

Tampa-area valedictorian pays tribute to immigrant parents in graduation speech  WSVN 7News | Miami News, Weather, Sports | Fort Lauderdale

TAMPA, FLA. (WSVN) - A Tampa-area high schooler honored her immigrant parents in an emotional moment during her valedictorian speech. When she ...

Mulberry Middle alumni teach students history of school, desegregation  The Ledger

Mulberry Middle was originally J.R.E. Lee Junior High School — a school that started in 1910 in a white, wood-frame school house for black students during the ...

Arian Smith Races Wind-Legal 10.41 To Win Pre Classic 100m  MileSplit

Lakeland transfer, Arian Smith, raced a wind-legal 10.41 to win the Pre Classic high school 100m this weekend.

Mighty Mo: New development taking off in Mulberry  The Ledger

City Manager Rick Johnson: “The stars have aligned for Mulberry right now. It's been a long time coming.”

4 teens arrested, 1 at large in connection with crimes in Orlando, Lakeland  WFTV Orlando

Four teenagers are facing burglary and grand theft charges in connection with crimes in Orlando and in Lakeland, the Polk County Sheriff's Office said.

Polk County's high school graduation rate rises - News  The Ledger

BARTOW – Polk County's high school graduation rate has jumped to 75.4 percent, an increase of 3.6 percentage points from the 2015-16 school year but still ...

Bass fishing has really turned on for Polk County area anglers.  The Ledger

WHAT'S BITING: LARGEMOUTH BASSBass fishing has really turned on for Polk County area anglers. Lots of schoolies as well as big fish were reported this ...

Editorial: Gigs and garlands - Opinion  The Ledger

President Donald Trump and other hardliners on immigration have referred to the droves of illegal immigrants streaming across America's southern border as an ...

Sheriff: In one day, 7 children in Polk County lost a parent to suicide  FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay

Within one day, three deadly domestic situations in Polk County left seven children without at least one of their parents, prompting the sheriff to plead for ...

Polk Toys for Tots to take applications online  The Ledger

LAKELAND — Officials with the local Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots program promise smoother sailing this season with a new, online application process.

Lakeland Man Charged With DUI Manslaughter  Lakeland, FL Patch

Lakeland Man Charged With DUI Manslaughter - Lakeland, FL - Stephen W. McCullough was charged with ​DUI manslaughter following a Sunday night crash ...

Calvary Baptist Church service pays homage to local military heroes  The Ledger

This year, U.S. Army Specialist Zachary Shannon, U.S. Marine Cpl. Ronald Payne Jr. and U.S. Air Force Col. Peter Stewart were honored for giving the ultimate ...

Polk County School District appoints 2 assistant superintendents - News  The Ledger

Polk County School Superintendent Jacqueline Byrd announced Tuesday the appointment of two assistant superintendents.

Lakeland Area Roadwork Planned By FDOT This Week  Lakeland, FL Patch

Lakeland Area Roadwork Planned By FDOT This Week - Lakeland, FL - The Florida Department of Transportation is warning about upcoming road work in ...

Photos: Your photos: Polk County graduates  The Ledger

[1/77] Photo provided / Debbie Kelly. Savannah Kelly with her mom, Debbie Kelly, at George Jenkins' graduation ceremony. Buy Photo. [2/77] Provided to The ...

Polk County Prepares To Observe Memorial Day  Lakeland, FL Patch

Those Who Gave Their Lives To Be Remembered - Lakeland, FL - Memorial Day observances will be held throughout Polk County,

Local 'Dreamers' react with sadness, dismay to Trump's plan to end DACA program  The Ledger

While still absorbing Tuesday's news that President Donald Trump plans to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, Leonel Navarrete pondered ...

Making the turn: Incoming 6th-graders often not ready for middle school in Polk  The Ledger

The spotlight has been on five middles schools going through the turnaround process, but what about the elementary schools that feed into them?

Polk Schools honors more than 800 Superintendent's Scholars - News  The Ledger

The Polk School District honored more than 800 of its top graduating seniors as 2017 Superintendent's Scholars during a ceremony Thursday night at The ...

Best of Preps  The Ledger

Player of the Year T.J. Harvin Bartow Senior, 6-0 Guard Why We Picked Him Despite the graduation of Tony Bradley, last year's Mr. Basketball, Bartow matched ...

Wife of Florida House 56 write-in candidate David Joseph Patzer says Polk Republican Jeff Mann tricked husband into signing papers to run  The Ledger

The wife of a former write-in candidate for a state House seat said her husband was duped by Polk Republican Jeff Mann into signing papers to run in the District ...

Photos: YOUR First day of school in Polk  The Ledger

Caitlyn, Colby, and Carson. 4th, 2nd, and VPK. Lakeland, FL Submitted by Jackie Graves. [2/256]. Bella, Berkley Elementary School, submitted by Reba Collins.

2 dead after a two-vehicle crash on County Line Rd. in Lakeland early Friday morning  The Ledger

A Mulberry man was one of two people who died in a car accident early Friday morning on County Line Road in Lakeland.

Polk County Veterans Day events - News  The Ledger

VETERANS DAY *SERVICE*. The American Legion will also give a demonstration of The 13 Folds of the American Flag. When: 10:30 a.m. Nov. 6. Cost: Free.

Polk native returns home to take over at Church at the Mall in Lakeland  The Ledger

LAKELAND — Rev. Aaron Burgner said God has brought him home. What he's also done is left him with large shoes to fill. "Our church is getting God's man to ...

Get Ready For Back To School With Free Events Around The Bay  WUSF News

The new school year is fast approaching, and many students are still in need of school supplies, school physicals and immunizations. Organizations across.

Police seek clues in shooting death of Lakeland businessman  The Ledger

LAKELAND — In the three weeks since 55-year-old Roderick Childs was killed and his white pickup stolen, police continue to look for clues about who would ...

Class is in session for Polk students - News  The Ledger

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Many Tampa Bay classrooms haven't been tested for radon in decades, despite Florida law  ABC Action News

Florida state law requires radon testing in all classrooms, but hundreds of Tampa Bay area schools haven't been tested in decades.

Calvary Baptist Church honors 3 servicemen killed in action  The Ledger

LAKELAND — For United States Army Spc. Justin Coleman, it was July 24, 2009; for U.S. Army Spc. Cody Grater, July 29, 2007 is permanently etched in loved ...

Teens charged for burglary spree spanning from Polk County to Orlando  WFLA

Orlando police provided a valuable clue to help link a group of teens to a Polk County crime spree.

All-County Football -- Defense: Ja'Quaes Stone and Jordan Domineck are players of the year  The Ledger

Jordan Domineck had 103 tackles, including 25 sacks, for George Jenkins and is the large-school player of the year. Ja'Quaes Stone was a ball hawk for Victory ...

Principal Daryl Ward at helm of Harrison School for the Arts in Lakeland  The Ledger

When Daryl Ward traces the trajectory of his life, he can pinpoint the turning point, the moment that forever altered his course, and, eventually, lead him to where ...

Former astronaut Thomas Stafford inspires Polk teachers during Sun 'n Fun talk  The Ledger

LAKELAND — Thomas Stafford, 87, chosen by NASA in 1962 as a member of the second class of U.S. astronauts, showed he retains the ability to inspire adults.

Obituaries 8.16.18  Plant City Observer

Obituaries 8.16.18. Share This Post. Facebook · Pinterest · Twitter · Linkedin. Betty 'B.J.' Trent. Betty “B.J.” Trent, age 69, of Plant City, FL passed away on Aug.

Joe Garrison Helps the Community Through His Florida Family-Owned Businesses  The Daily Ridge

Joe Garrison Helps the Community Through His Florida Family-Owned Businesses. By Allison Williams. Photos Provided by Joe Garrison. Joe Garrison, owner ...

Family Wants Records About Kathleen High Football Coach in Abuse Incident  The Ledger

The family of a Kathleen High School football player has retained a Tampa-based lawyer to investigate accusations the school's head football coach, Irving ...

Obituary: Bradylee "Lee" Burch Bayshore  West Orange Times & Windermere Observer

Ms. Bayshore, 87, died Wednesday, June 28, 2017.

Monday Profile: French keeps Joker Marchant Stadium spotless  The Ledger

Brian French is the head groundskeeper at Joker Marchant Stadium and he doesn't want footprints plodded across his perfectly groomed Field of Dreams ...

Educators Say High School Band Students Have Advantages in Several Ways  The Ledger

As students find their way through the maze of public school, music educators say they hope many of them will find light at the end of the tunnel in the form of ...

Nov. 28 Prep Results: Lake Gibson boys soccer wins on road  The Ledger

LAKELAND - Luke Warshaw scored three goals and Fernando Ramos and Luke Boland each scored in Lake Gibson's 5-1 road win over Tenoroc Monday night.

Bail Set for Teens in Video-Taped Beating Case  The Ledger

BARTOW | Eight teens arrested in connection with a video-taped beating appeared before a judge today to hear the new, upgraded charges against them and to ...

Two Young Entrepreneurs Unafraid of Risk of Going on Records  The Ledger

LAKELAND | As risky ventures go, buying an independent record store at an uncertain time for the music industry would seem to rank high on the list of "don'ts.

Teen Takes Plea Deal In Video Beating Case  The Ledger

A young woman could face some jail time for her part in the infamous videotaped beating of a former Mulberry High School cheerleader.

Obituaries: 05.26.17  Plant City Observer

Obituaries: 05.26.17.

July 4th Events Around the Bay  WUSF News

There are various events this weekend around Tampa Bay, celebrating the Fourth of July: Fireworks Cruise Channelside, Tampa July 3 Tickets include a 2.5.

Railroad work to cause major traffic congestion in Lakeland  WFLA

Railroad construction is expected to cause a traffic nightmare in downtown Lakeland.

Nation Pauses To Mark Sept. 11 Attacks  WUSF News

It was just after 8:45 a.m. ET on Sept. 11, 2001, when the first jet struck the World Trade Center in New York City and the worst terrorist attack in the.

Vitals for the week of 5-25-16 | Vitals  Kokomo Perspective

The following are arrests made by the Kokomo Police Department. All those arrested are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Why CNN reported ‘Slavery’s Last Stronghold’  CNN

By John D. Sutter, CNN. (CNN) — On Sunday, CNN Digital released a special report called “Slavery's Last Stronghold.” It focuses on current-day slavery in ...

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