Monthly Archives: March 2011

No Surprise That State Wrestling Stays in Lakeland; Basketball Still in Limbo

I was definitely glad to see that The Lakeland Center was given the exclusive rights to negotiate for the state wrestling finals by the FHSAA, as reported by The Ledger earlier today. But really, this one was in the bag. … Continue reading

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Polk County Commissioners Forget For Whom They Work in Term Limit Challenge

In some ways, I’m admiring the stand that the Polk County Commission is making regarding term limits. If you haven’t seen the story from this week’s meeting, you can check them out here from The Ledger. Without notice, Commissioner Bob … Continue reading

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Redistricting Could Be Interesting for Polk

There have been quite a few stories in the past day or two about the redistricting process that will take place over the next year. With the analysis of much of the 2010 Census data now completed, the picture is … Continue reading

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Photos and Videos from President Bush’s and Condoleezza Rice’s Visit to SEU

To see videos from President George W. Bush’s and Condoleezza Rice’s visit to Southeastern, check out the Polk Perspectives Facebook page.

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Polk County’s Top 10 High School Football Coaches

It’s only two months before spring football practice begins around the state for high schools, and I thought it would be fun to give fans a little teaser to debate. Covering high school football for three years, I got to … Continue reading

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Cleveland Heights Back on Course

For anyone who grew up in the Lakeland area and who plays golf, Cleveland Heights Golf Club likely has a special place in your golfing memory. Many of us “cut our teeth” playing on the 27-hole layout, learning the game … Continue reading

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Rep. Dennis Ross Making Good on Budget Promises

You can’t say Rep. Dennis Ross of Lakeland isn’t trying in his first few weeks on the job in D.C. Ross introduced his first piece of legislation this week, a bill he calls the Zero Based Budget Act. He laid … Continue reading

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Haines City’s Robin Wagman Will Be Missed

I woke up to some very sad news Tuesday morning, as I’m sure many other Polk County residents did. Longtime Haines City volleyball coach Robin Wagman passed away Sunday after a long battle with cancer. The Ledger’s Lisa Coffey did … Continue reading

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