September Is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month (SPAM) If you or someone you know is struggling or in crisis, help is available. Call or text 988 or chat 988lifeline.org to reach the 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline. Suicidal thoughts, much like mental health conditions, can affect anyone regardless... Read More.
DeSoto County, Fl - Operation Outdoor Freedom is a program that runs under the Florida Forest Service and provides outdoor adventures to wounded veterans. The events are provided free of charge to the veterans. They require that the veterans are Florida residents and are 30% VA... Read More.
September 5-11 is Drowsy Driving Prevention Week in Florida. ~ TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (FLHSMV) launched its annual Drowsy Driving Prevention Week campaign to educate the public regarding drowsy driving prevention on Florida’s roads. Each year, the... Read More.
Two people were killed Friday when the John Deere utility vehicle they were driving was hit on County Road 660 in DeSoto County. The accident has claimed the life of a 33-year-old woman and a 13-year-old boy according to the Florida Highway Patrol. The crash happened... Read More.
DeSoto County Sheriff's Office: September 1, 2022 After a thorough investigation, DeSoto County Sheriff’s Office’s Detective Pacheco and members of the Criminal Investigations Division conducted a search warrant on NE Roan Street, Arcadia. (This address is owned by the Alvarez family, and Ebifanio... Read More.
DeSoto County Sheriff’s Office Deputies located Justin Murphy, who was wanted out of Manatee County, in the vent compartment of an air conditioning unit yesterday afternoon. Deputies noticed something wasn’t right with the vent door, which led to further investigation of the a/c unit.... Read More.
DeSoto County commissioners held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for a new boat ramp at Veterans Park in Arcadia. The ramp is on American Legion Drive, Arcadia, off Highway 70. On January 29,... Read More.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — 16,000 acres have been acquired for conservation in DeSoto and Hardee counties. Governor Ron DeSantis and the Florida Cabinet invested more than $56 million to acquire seven properties across the state that will be designated for conservation. The seven parcels total nearly 20,000... Read More.