LAKE SUZY — DeSoto County Commissioners agreed to a contract Tuesday with water treatment company Evoqua to help lock down a solution to a sewage stink in the Crystal Bay neighborhood of Lake Suzy.
More than 100 cyclists will roll into DeSoto County for the second annual Ride for Tiny Town on (Saturday) Feb. 8. The event is a fundraiser for DeSoto Cares Homeless Services and is geared toward cyclists of all abilities. There are 10-, 30- and 60-mile routes. All rides begin and end at Mo…
LAKE SUZY — DeSoto County Commissioners will consider their options today to snuff out an ongoing odor in the Lake Suzy neighborhoods of Crystal Bay, Heron Pointe and Egret Pointe.
DESOTO COUNTY — Two North Port men are accused of trying to steal fuel from a diesel tank at a Lake Suzy construction site late Friday night, according to the DeSoto County Sheriff’s Office.
There’s an entire school of thinking for beautiful words. It’s called phonaesthetics. Think about words that sound nice to your eardrums; these words make your brain release oodles of endorphins. Hearing pleasant-sounding words is the aural equivalent of watching baby river otters perform a …
The biggest problem with taking drinking water downstream from a fertilizer plant may be defunct phosphogypsum stacks, an engineer with the regional water authority told Charlotte County commissioners last week.
DESOTO COUNTY — An 85-year-old woman is in critical condition at Lee Memorial Hospital after a late-night shooting in the 1000 block of the Golden Melody Subdivision in DeSoto County Monday.
Tina Gottus, director of Corporate and Community Education Department at South Florida State College, is pleased to announce that more than 400 athletes have already registered for the 2020 Heartland Senior Games.
The star Betelgeuse—pronounced bēdl jo͞os—is a variable super red giant that was the eleventh brightest star in the sky. It is the second brightest star in the constellation Orion (the Hunter). This star varies in brightness from zero magnitude to +1.3 magnitude due to pulsations in its outer core.
The Arcadia Historic Preservation Commission voted to deny a request for a Certificate of Appropriateness to demolish the home at 314 E. Magnolia at their Jan. meeting. It had been discussed at the Dec. meeting, and several Commission members noted that Ordinance 1014 requires the simultaneo…
Here’s a question that snuck into my head the other day while I wasn’t looking — who is in charge of you? And the answer is, barring legal laws and the laws of nature, it’s that person looking back at you from your mirror. That’s right, it’s you.
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DESOTO COUNTY — A Naples man died Jan. 18 in a single-vehicle crash near Bethel Farms in DeSoto County around 5 p.m., according to a Jan. 19 Florida Highway Patrol press release.
I once wrote to a friend thanking him for a comment he made when I visited him shortly after the death of his wife. Reminiscing over their years together, he explained the reason for their successful marriage in one simple yet profound expression of love. "We were good to each other," he said.
The monitoring of water quality on the Peace River — particularly in areas of phosphate mining — is the topic of a presentation to Charlotte County commissioners Tuesday.