The Wauchula Lions Club is proud to present the Peace River Balloon Festival on Saturday, January 16, 2021 at Hardee Lakes County Park! Come on out and join them for a spectacular time and fun-filled... Read More.
Due to the limited supply of doses provided by the State of Florida and the overwhelming response from our community the DeSoto Memorial is temporarily suspending appointments for the COVID-19 vaccination. Individuals who have previously called and are on the waiting list will... Read More.
COVID-19 VACCINATION TO BEGIN IN DESOTO COUNTY - PRIORITY GROUPS (65+) The Florida Department of Health in DeSoto County will be offering doses of the Moderna vaccine to seniors age 65 and older beginning Wednesday, January 6, at 9:00 a.m. The County has a limited supply of... Read More.
Brett Johnston and Kyle Johnston PHOTO PROVIDED BY THE DESOTO COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE The two brothers accused of assisting in the killing of a homeless man in Arcadia last December are set to go free with probation. Kyle and Brett Johnston took a plea... Read More.
Muscle Car City is closing it’s doors after 14 years. The owner Rick posted the following announcement on his FACEBOOK page on December 20th ~ Word is spreading like wild fire and I want to explain what’s happening, I with heavy heart have decided... Read More.
In recent days the Punta Gorda Police Department Marine Unit conducted nighttime safety compliance surveillance of area waterways. This included random checks of vessels operating surrounding waterways, checks of the approximately thirty boats moored in various locations in the river, and specialized patrols in canals... Read More.
The Florida Highway Safety Patrol wants to remind you to not drink and drive this Holiday Season. Always designate a driver when going out to celebrate. Responsible planning means identifying the person who will do the... Read More.
More than 200 infections in DeSoto County in November 2020 have been sourced to the DeSoto Correctional Institution. According to the DeSoto County’s Emergency Management Agency contact tracing information reached the result. The Department of Health for COVID-19 contact tracing notified the agency.
Charlotte County Sheriffs Office Media Release Charlotte County, FL- Since the very beginning of the pandemic, the Charlotte County Jail has put the health of inmates and staff at the very peak of importance. Extensive cleaning and sanitizing procedures take place daily as well as temperature checks... Read More.