The last spring meeting of the Arcadia Woman’s Club was called to order Monday (May 13) by President Linda Waters. There were nine members present—our snowbird members have gone north. One member is in the hospital, and we wish her to get well soon.
The Arcadian in coming issues presents the mission of local clubs, nonprofits and others that offer assistance, friendship or some service. The problem is that some of them aren’t clearly defined. This week’s profile is of the Arcadia Main Street Program. Details of the downtown nonprofit ar…
First glance at Nissan’s new Rogue Sport appears to be a carryover from last year’s model. But a closer look reveals enhancements that elevate its position in the SUV marketplace. Among other changes, the result is a safer ride with updated audio.
Americans have a desire to go green, but many still hesitate to purchase an electric vehicle, according to a AAA survey finding that a majority of Americans (59 percent) are unsure whether electric vehicles have better range when driving at highways speeds or in stop and go traffic.
Just when America’s favorite sports car couldn’t improve, along comes Corvette’s newest iteration of salivating engines to hike its world-class standings. The new ZR1 boosts the thrill to more than 700 horsepower, joining an elite circle of Lamborghini and Ferrari exotics ... for a lot less coin.
If that lottery ticket hitsA 30.55-acre ranch has listed for $1.95 million. Another Florida-style estate on 24.93 acres is offered at $1.9 million. And a “unique contemporary home” situated on 20 private acres of pristine Peace River property is available for $1.295 million.
Sebring author and Arcadian contributor Mark Barie is a 2019 Eric Hoffer Book Award finalist. Hoffer competition includes almost 2,000 entries from the English-speaking world.
Peddler’s Boutique closes Mother’s DayAfter 18 years in downtown Arcadia, Pam Ames and Linda Williams will close their business. Peddler’s Boutique had started as Basket Peddler, transitioned to a women’s fashion shop about 10 years ago, said Ames, who is Williams’s daughter and business ass…
Meet Miss Florida Citrus 2019The Florida citrus sector is proud of its history. Part of its deep-rooted legacy is the long-running Florida Citrus Queen/Miss Florida Citrus program. Its mission is based on being a champion and advocate for the state’s signature crop and its related businesses…
The hearing is like a funeral, with dimmed lighting and scattered mourners. But the “departed” today at Arcadia city hall have been ticketed for violating city codes. Because they haven’t corrected the things for which they’ve been cited, they’re called before a judge, or special master, an …
Chapter 16497 Modern Woodmen of America members recently helped raise money for the DeSoto Cares Tiny Town Homes project. About 60 bikers from all over south Florida rode anywhere from 15 to 60 miles and raised over $3,000. The bike event took place Feb. 9.
- Staffer of the Month
- Luke Wilson cartoon, 05/16/19
- Viewing the heavens, ignore voices to quit, coffee helps, 05/16/19
- Go green! (sort of, kind of sold on electric vehicles)
- DeSoto obituaries, Patterson, Baker, 05/16/19
- L&E Club's fun adventure: Solomon's Castle
- Peace River Chapter DAR March/April meetings
- Christmas dreams—but did you know ...
- Stop the assault on local governments' authority
- About time to enjoy and appreciate this ride called life, Luke Wilson, 05/16/19
- Disaster kit on a budget (week 18 of 20)
- Man gets two-plus years for witness tampering; brother serving six
- Three-vehicle wreck on State Road 70
- APD says woman threatened informant via Facebook
- Man arrested on charges of battery, resisting arrest
- To-do list: Highlands Hammock State Park on Saturday
- Fowl play: chicken nuisance rules modified
- Hometown profile: Yellow Deli Bakery coming, buns moving for final 'push'
- Our websites now have a small fee but lots of 'freedom'
- Our websites now have a small fee and new perks
- Gas prices declining, but will it last?
- New ZR1 fastest Corvette ever, less $$ than exotics, Len Ingrassia, 05/09/19
- Death sentence for Florida’s schools, opinion, 05/09/19
- Just something about that special person we call Mom
- DeSoto letters to the editor, 05/09/19
- Tips on avoiding RAS Syndrome (Grammar Guy)
- Adams dominates in 1-0 thriller over Pirates
- Fort Ogden picnic, once was to 'orate and distribute cards'
- DeSoto celebrates National Day of Prayer, 05/09/19
- Cleaning the other environment, start with you and me, Roger Campbell, 05/09/19
- DeSoto ag briefs, 05/09/19
- Customer Appreciation Party says 'thanks' to workers
- Luke Wilson cartoon, 05/09/19
- Congratulations to DCHS achievers!
- Great job, Lee!
- Sunday is Mother's Day, what we say about mom
- Season of growth ends in 12-2 loss
- Bless your mother this Sunday, say something good, Judith Doctor, 05/09/19
- Win finishes perfect Senior Night, one and done from here
- DeSoto briefs, 05/09/19
- Water: We’re in it together, Elton Langford, 05/09/19
- Man charged with molesting child held on $1.5 million bond
- Pair charged with impersonating cops
- Arc DeSoto, class time fused with athletic pursuits, Jimmy Peters, 05/09/19
- Send-off for a fallen comrade, husband and dad
- Woman allegedly stabbed husband
- Did bombing contaminate Babcock-Webb?
- Police beat, 05/09/19
- Sebring writer's national recognition
- Starting next year, drivers could be ticketed for texting while driving