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Golden remembrances of Rochelle High School - News  The Ledger

Lakeland's only black high school marks 50 years since its last graduating class during special reunion weekend. LAKELAND — Autry Denson walked into the ...



Polk Prostitution Sting Nets 154 Arrests  Lakeland, FL Patch

Polk Prostitution Sting Nets 154 Arrests - Lakeland, FL - A Polk County prostitution sting has netted a total of 154 arrests, including alleged pimps, prostitutes and ...



Mulberry reviving itself through 'power of art' - News  The Ledger

MULBERRY — As he spent the past two-and-a-half weeks painting a visually arresting mural along the main road through Mulberry, Ernest Craft III sometimes ...



Kathleen Senior and Bartow Middle educators are heading back to school  The Ledger

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New trial granted in Kathleen High nipple twisting case  The Ledger

Judge rules lawyer for Davarus Robinson made improper statements to the jury during his closing argument in August.



Kathleen drama teacher Christina Dobbs Lee charged with leaving scene of Lakeland crash that injured other driver  The Ledger

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Rap artist Plies inspired Kathleen High School's Brendan Gant to choose Florida State  The Ledger

LAKELAND — Deep-down inside Brendan Gant knew where he wanted to play football, it just took a rap on the heart to bring it out. The Kathleen 6-foot-2, ...



Sidewalks coming to areas near 3 schools in Lakeland  The Ledger

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Troutman looks to commitment as Kathleen's key to moving forward  The Ledger

LAKELAND — Kathleen finished one-game over .500 in the regular season, but played a tough enough schedule to advance to the playoffs where the Red ...



Photos: Ray Lewis Hall of Fame Weekend in Lakeland  The Ledger

Wearing his gold jacket from his recent induction into the Pro Football Hall of Fame, Ray Lewis spoke to the crowd at Kathleen High School as part of Ray Lewis ...



Polk student charged for school shooting threat on Instagram  The Ledger

LAKELAND — Deputies arrested a 16-year-old Kathleen High School student after they say he implied on social media there would be a shooting on the ...



Former Kathleen football coach Irving Strickland testifies he abused player  The Ledger

Irving Strickland acknowledged in court testimony that he'd twisted a player's nipple in September 2011. BARTOW — A former Kathleen High School football ...



Ex-Kathleen football player Devarus Robinson says abuse by coach Irving Strickland disfigured him  The Ledger

Devarus Robinson, who's suing the Polk County School Board on allegations stemming from the physical abuse, said head football coach Irving Strickland ...



Done Deal: Kathleen's Brendan Gant signs with Florida State  The Ledger

LAKELAND — There was no mystery or shuffling of caps. Brendan Gant signed with Florida State. The Kathleen senior signed to play defensive back for the ...



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, ...



Kathleen High gets $4.4 million grant to help fix its grade  The Ledger

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Kathleen football coach Irving Strickland out after failing to obtain temporary teaching certificate  The Ledger

LAKELAND — Irving Strickland is out as head football coach at Kathleen because of his teaching certificate status, according to news release by Polk County ...



Photos: Kathleen High School graduation ceremony in Lakeland  The Ledger

[1/10] Scott Wheeler | The Ledger. Students wave to family and friends during the processional at commencement for Kathleen High School at the RP Funding ...



Jury awards $125K to ex-Kathleen football player Devarus Robinson for disfigurement he said caused by coach Irving Strickland's abuse  The Ledger

One of the claims made in the civil trial by Devarus Robinson was that his former Kathleen High head football coach, Irving Strickland, twisted his nipple so hard ...



2 high school students arrested, accused of attempting to break into Guns Galore store in Lakeland  The Ledger

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Polk graduation tickets in short supply - parents aren't happy  The Ledger

Grandparent Ricky Shirah: “This is not fair to the kids ... Everybody deserves the right to have their family there that day."



2 high school students arrested for attempted break-in of Lakeland gun store  WFLA

Two high school students were arrested by Polk County Sheriff's Office detectives in connection with an attempted gun store burglary that occurred on Monday.



Kathleen High softball coach arrested, charged with theft  The Ledger

LAKELAND — The head softball coach at Kathleen High School was arrested Monday on charges involving the theft of $700, the Polk County Sheriff's Office ...



Photos: UPDATED - Polk County high school football schedules/results  The Ledger

[1/23] PIERRE DUCHARME | THE LEDGER. Winter Haven running back Narcreon Lions tries to avoid the tackle of Ridge Community defender John Williams ...



Kathleen High School Recognized for Video Production - News  The Ledger

Before Andrew Gash took over, Kathleen High School's video production team had not been recognized at the annual Polk County Video Awards in 10 years.



Kathleen High School briefly put on lockdown - News  The Ledger

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Photos: Polk School District's 11th annual WE3 Expo  The Ledger

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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.



Gant receives Under Armour jersey for All-America game  The Ledger

LAKELAND — Brendan Gant can check off the All-America box. The Kathleen senior safety and Florida State commit received his jersey at a ceremony in the ...



4 Polk cheer squads win Region 3 titles, 8 advance to state finals  The Ledger

PLANT CITY — A late night turned into a great night for several Polk County cheerleading teams. Eight county squads qualified for the FHSAA state finals, and ...



Kathleen stifles Ridge for first win - Sports  The Ledger

DAVENPORT – Defense and special teams were the story for Kathleen on Friday night as the Red Devils stifled Ridge Community High School for their first win ...



Meet the youth fair grand champions - News  The Ledger

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Kathleen High video earns $100,000 grant - News  The Ledger

LAKELAND — Kathleen High School students filed into Willie Speed Gymnasium on Wednesday for a pep rally, but they weren't told what they were cheering ...



Letter: At graduation time, praise for those who persisted  The Ledger

This is the time to celebrate students' academic and educational successes. Let's cheer on the students who earned their way to obtaining straight As, the honor ...



Competitive Spirit: 8 Polk cheerleading squads head to state finals  The Ledger

Powerhouse Bartow is one of a record eight Polk County programs competing at the FHSAA Competitive Cheerleading State Championships Thursday and ...



Lakeland native Jones wants to make city a little bit better  The Ledger

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Seven Polk County teams qualify for state football playoffs  The Ledger

The final number is seven for Polk County after the FHSAA released the brackets for the state football playoffs: 7A - Lakeland, Kathleen; 6A - Lake Wales; ...



Injured in the AAF, Kathleen star now on his own for medical bills  The Ledger

Gionni Paul broke two bones last weekend playing football, then the Alliance of American Football shut down. He's on the hook for the medical bills.



Polk Schools showcase more than 100 career academies - News  The Ledger

11th annual WE3 Expo showcases educational opportunities throughout the school district in three dozen disciplines — everything from business, finance and ...



EXCLUSIVE: Polk County mother angry at school's response to bullying video  WFLA

A shocking fight was caught on camera at Kathleen High School in Lakeland. Now the mother of the victim is speaking out, begging the school system to do a ...



Deputy Uses Stun Gun to End Fight at Kathleen High School; Four Students Arrested  The Ledger

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New director takes on Sun 'n Fun educational programs  The Ledger

LAKELAND — Ed Young is like a tumbleweed from the plains of Kansas, just blown into town and picking up speed as the new executive director of the ...



​Winter Haven senior wrestler Ethan Endres getting rave reviews from Polk coaches as annual Brian Bain county tournament approaches  The Ledger

LAKELAND — Ethan Endres is a defending county champion and state medalist. But if he wants to repeat as a county title holder, he'll have to beat a state ...



Polk Co. Schools Focus on Mentoring at Lake Gibson Middle  Bay News 9

The hope among school administrators is that by focusing on mentoring they can reduce the number of student suspensions in the district each year.



Football preview 2017: Kathleen Red Devils - News  The Ledger

One of the hallmarks of Irving Strickland's teams at Kathleen High School is defense, and that will again be the Red Devils' strength this year. “People holler ...



Gow Fields gets Jenkins Award from Lakeland Chamber  The Ledger

Former Lakeland Mayor and City Commissioner Gow Fields was presented with one the of city's highest honors during the Lakeland Chamber of Commerce ...



Bring the Heat dance competition kicks off with trampoline party  The Ledger

LAKELAND — This weekend, the heat will be generated by the motions and moves of 39 competitive majorette dance teams from across the country competing ...



Special Online Project: Ray Lewis reflects on a life of football  The Ledger

From All-State at Kathleen High School in Lakeland, to All-American at the University of Miami, to earning the right to be called one of the greatest middle ...



Lakeland Football: The Road to Perfection - Special  The Ledger

A game-by-game look at Lakeland's run to the program's 7th state title.



Students across Polk take the bull by the horns at 72nd annual Youth Fair  The Ledger

Hundreds of students from FFA and 4-H clubs throughout Polk took part in this year's week-long fair, which continues Friday, the final day of judging in ...



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 ...



Lakeland makes statement with win over Apopka - Sports  The Ledger

Khalil Crawford: “It's a big win for us. Apopka is a good football team. We knew coming into the game that it was going to be a battle. We just came out and ...



Polk County's Prep Football Roundup: The Road to Orlando set to begin  The Ledger

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Tremendous 10: Auburndale won the 3rd boys soccer title in school history  The Ledger

Here are the top performers from the week of Feb. 18 through Feb. 23: 1 The Auburndale boys soccer team captured its third state title in school history by ...



Florida State National Signing Day 2019  WCTV

Florida State is putting the finishing touches on its 2019 signing class as athletes from around the nation sign their National Letters of Intent on National Signing ...



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 ...



Catala: Music Ranch celebrating 2 decades of music - News  The Ledger

LAKELAND — There wasn't much to the venue when Phil Stevens had his friends over for nighttime jam sessions — a few chairs set up in front of a double-wide ...



1968 Jesuit Championship Team To Be Honored 50 Years Later  Patch.com

Jesuit Begins New School Year With Alumni Support - Seminole Heights, FL - This Friday, Sept. 14, the 1968 Jesuit State Championship team will be recognized ...



CSX Rail Repairs to Close West Pipkin Road Early Tomorrow Morning for Several Days  The Daily Ridge

(January 22, 2019) — CSX Transportation has scheduled follow-up repairs to emergency work performed last month at its West Pipkin Road rail crossing ...



Lakeland Magic give locals a looksee - Sports  The Ledger

AUBURNDALE — More than 70 hopeful players participated in the Lakeland Magic Open Tryout at the Auburndale Community Center on Saturday. Under the ...



Prep football playoffs: Will this be a November to remember?  The Ledger

The 2018 Florida high school football playoffs begin Friday night, and seven teams from Polk County find themselves playing for a chance at a state ...



Florida State lands four-star safety Brendan Gant  247Sports

TALLAHASSEE -- Florida State has landed a commitment from four-star safety Brendan Gant. The 6-foot-1, 186-pound safety from Kathleen high school in ...



Polk County School Board may vote on plan to use armed guards to secure schools  ABC Action News

The Polk County School Board may vote on a School Safety Guardian Program.



Inspiring leaders put on Youth Empowerment Day - News  The Ledger

LAKELAND — A group of spiritual, school, and community leaders gathered at First Baptist Institutional Church in Lakeland on Saturday with one purpose: ...



Polk Co. native and Pro Football Hall of Fame inductee Ray Lewis is coming to Lakeland  WTSP.com

Polk County native and former Baltimore Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis will return to Lakeland later this month to celebrate his recent induction into the Pro ...



Photos: CFAA Change of Command Ceremony for JROTC in Lakeland  The Ledger

Ceremony to note a change in wing commanders overseeing the two groups of JROTC students at C.Florida Aerospace Academy and Kathleen High School.



Big hats and slow boats: Lakeland celebrates in a derby kind of way to benefit clinic  The Ledger

LAKELAND — Dressed in hot pink right down to her sunglasses and swan hat, Mary Ann Lavigne and her husband, Jean Marc, sat on the bank waiting for the ...



Residents get excited about 37th annual Lakeland Christmas Parade  The Ledger

LAKELAND — For the past seven years, Michael Burns of Lakeland has made sure to get a spot up front when the festive queue rolls around. Along with his wife ...



'A natural-born marketer': Lakeland native a young entrepreneur on the rise  The Ledger

Chris Smith's digital-marketing and sales-coaching company was ranked No. 303 on last year's Inc. 5000, a list of the fastest growing private companies in the ...



Only in Polk: Unveiling the secrets of the Frances Langford Promenade loggia at Lake Mirror in Lakeland  The Ledger

What's behind the gates at the Frances Langford Promenade loggia: Blinky's old home? Where lions made meals of criminals? Hidden tunnels for trysts, illicit ...



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 ...



Ralph Frier has been an educator in Polk for 50 years, no plans of stopping  The Ledger

From the first day he stepped into a classroom as a substitute teacher, Ralph Frier of Lakeland knew where he wanted to spend his life — right there.Now, 50 ...



Photos: Photos: Lake Mirror promenade - Lakeland's loveliest landmark  The Ledger

On Tuesday night, the city will launch the fireworks for its annual Red, White & Kaboom Independence Day Celebration and mark the 90th anniversary of one of ...



Florida State's 2019 Football Recruiting Class  Rivals.com

Jarvis Brownlee | DB | 5-11 | 175 | Miami Gardens, Fla. | Miami Carol City Senior High School Lockdown defensive back rated as four-star prospect by Rivals, ...



Photos: YOUR First day of school in Polk  The Ledger

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Three students injured in school bus accident in Lakeland; school bus driver later resigns  ABC Action News - Tampa Bay

UPDATE| An unidentified school bus driver has resigned following a Lakeland traffic crash that injured the bus driver and 3 students headed to Kathleen High ...



Upcoming golf tournaments around Polk County - Sports  The Ledger

Upcoming golf tournaments run every Wednesday in The Ledger's print editions. Is your tournament here? If not, drop us a line.



Elite 8: 8 Polk County football standouts sign with major Division I schools  The Ledger

Football stars from Lakeland, Kathleen, Bartow and Victory Christian signed with Division I programs on Wednesday.



Former McKeel administrator faces 7 felony counts for embezzlement  News Chief

Ginger Collins, a former McKeel Schools administrator has confessed to stealing more than $100000 from the organization and channeling the funds through ...



Polk County Schools Fires Jailed Teacher Accused of Sex With Student  The Ledger

A Polk County teacher charged last week with having sex with a 17-year-old student was fired Tuesday amid questions surrounding her employment ...



McKeel Students Outraged Over Schools Actions During Walkout  Lakeland, FL Patch

Lakeland Students Say Participation Was Thwarted - Lakeland, FL - Students at McKeel Academy of Technology in Lakeland were told to remain in class or face ...



Ex-Kathleen Coach Faced Trials On and Off Court  The Ledger

Drew Taylor's sudden resignation as basketball coach at Kathleen High and disappearance from Polk County led to a lot of speculation for the past two and a ...



Polk County Sports Hall of Fame inducts 5 - Sports  The Ledger

LAKELAND — It was an inspiring night at the RP Funding Center on Tuesday as the Polk County Sports Hall of Fame inducted five new members into its class of ...



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 ...



Bartow cheer takes title at Polk County Invitational  News Chief

LAKELAND — Bartow High School was named the Polk County Invitational Grand Champions Saturday afternoon at Lakeland High School, but varsity head ...



Class is in session for Polk students - News  The Ledger

The Polk County School District is still calculating how many students attended classes on the first day of school, but had accounted for 90528 by Thursday ...



All-County Boys Basketball: Winter Haven's Keyshawn Bryant nearly unstoppable  The Ledger

Today is the finale of our seven-day online countdown of winter All-County selections.



Teacher who had sex with students denied reduced sentence  WTSP.com

Bartow, Fla. -- A former Polk County teacher convicted of having sex with three students lost her bid for a reduced sentence on Tuesday, according to the Ledger.



Former Lakeland Teacher Pleads Guilty to 37 Child Sex Charges With 3 Students  The Ledger

A former Lakeland teacher pleaded guilty Thursday in Circuit Court to 37 child sex charges with three teenage students. BARTOW | A former Lakeland teacher ...



St. Petersburg Catholic pulls away from Kingdom Prep in 4th quarter  The Ledger

LAKELAND —Running backs Keyon Hayes and Marcus Cook combined for 139 yards rushing and three touchdowns to lead St. Petersburg Catholic to a 27-6 ...



Former Polk Teacher Sentenced to 22 Years for Sex With Students  The Ledger

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Polk County School Officials Say Half-Cent Sales Tax Renewal is Critical  Bay News 9

POLK COUNTY, Fla. — A one-half-cent sales tax for school capital improvement projects is on the back of the ballot for Polk County voters. It's a renewal of a tax ...



Ryan Vann, the new principal at Lake Gibson High, believes in connecting with his students, staff  The Ledger

If you're sent to the principal's office at Lake Gibson High School, you might be very lonely. The office might be minus one principal, at least if it's up to Ryan ...



Teen Charged With Killing Her Newborn Son - News  The Ledger

A 14-year-old Lakeland girl has been charged with first-degree murder and aggravated child abuse by the Polk County Sheriff's Office after officials said she ...



Best of preps: The Ledger's 2016-17 wrestling selections - News  The Ledger

Wrestler of the YearAshton HabeilLake GibsonFreshmanWhy We Picked HimHabeil won the Class 2A, 145-pound state championship with a 1-0 decision over ...



Sentence stands for teacher convicted of having sex with 3 students  The Northwest Florida Daily News

BARTOW — Jennifer Fichter, the Polk County teacher convicted of having sex with three teenage students, still faces a 22-year prison sentence after Circuit ...



Aviation is among the rising careers in Polk County's economy  The Ledger

A July 24 report from aircraft manufacturer Boeing forecast a global need for 637000 new pilots and 648000 new airplane technicians during the next 20 years.



As Lakeland Expands, Differences Between North and South More Apparent, Residents Say  The Ledger

Shawna Wilson and Ginny Celoria are both lifelong Lakelanders. Yet they might as well live in different states, because it is so unlikely for their paths to cross.



Out of the Rough? - News  The Ledger

LAKELAND — Talk about a do-it-yourself project. Dave Tavlin's fixer-upper didn't involve replacing countertops or sanding down hardwood floors.



2nd Democrat enters race against Republican state Rep. Colleen Burton  The Ledger

Jason Montgomery, 43, of Lakeland, filed papers earlier this month with the state to run for the District 40 Florida House seat in 2018.



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