The living world may be richer and more interesting than we imagine, so much so that it is a major challenge to formally assess this wealth. At the Archbold Biological Station scientists have recently measured one dimension of this rich living heritage.
SEBRING — Mrs. W is an 82-year-old woman, who was diagnosed with dementia in 2016. She is a deceased Navy veteran’s wife. Her condition created many difficulties including forgetting to pay the taxes on her mortgage-free home. Her dementia requires full care 24-7.
Archbold scientists are always busy as bees, trying to untangle the mystery of Florida’s ecosystems and the many unique organisms that call them home. But, once a year they stop fieldwork and data analyses, and gather to meet, learn and celebrate each other’s accomplishments for the year at …
We are situated on a unique landscape, the Lake Wales Ridge. Formed millions of years ago when most of Florida was underwater, it is one of the most diverse spots in Florida, home to dozens of rare and endangered species found nowhere else on Earth. One of the rarest is Florida Ziziphus.
It was not quite a year ago the Highlands County Master Gardeners had their inaugural Garden Festival and Plant Sale. They themed it, “Let It Grow!” And grow it did; from a great plant sale to a fantastic festival.
Mackenzie Jo Cooper was born at 9:07 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 7, 2019 to Alexis Cooper and Joseph Cooper II of Sebring at AdventHealth Sebring. She was 8 pounds, 2 ounces and 20 inches long. Maternal grandparents are Rick and Vicki Pontius. Paternal grandparents are Joseph and Wendy Cooper.
AVON PARK — The NAACP Highlands County branch invites all veterans to its fifth annual “Veterans Recognition Breakfast” at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 2, at the RMCA Hopewell CDC, 100 Ernest E Sims St., in Avon Park. The event is free for all veterans to attend and veteran’s benefits and entitl…