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Englewood Rolls Out Pioneer Days

Englewood’s big annual Pioneer Days celebration kicked off with the Englewood Idol competition last night. Now, on to the weekend where one highlight will be the popular Cardboard Boat Race tomorrow morning at ten at Indian Mound Park. Also there, the Englewood Idol winner will perform and the winner of the Mayor For A Day […]

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CCSO Investigates Truck Tire Thefts

Charlotte County Sheriff’s detectives need your help. Do you know anything about the theft of nearly two dozen new truck tires? They were stolen from a Cleveland business more than a week ago. Detectives said the theft happened on August 23. The owners of Boulevard Tire on US 17, east of Punta Gorda called the […]

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GOP Leader Bitner To Resign Due To ALS Diagnosis

Florida Republican Party Chairman Dave Bitner of Port Charlotte says today he’s leaving his post as head of the state G-O-P for health reasons. Bitner, a former Port Charlotte lawmaker, has been diagnosed with A-L-S, commonly known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease. In a letter to state Republicans, he says that diagnosis is what’s leading to […]

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Teen Busted for Threatening Brother

A South Punta Gorda Heights teen was busted over a can of ravioli. Yes, ravioli. Eighteen year old Kyle Aldrich and his brother got into a fight over a can of ravioli, as they played tug-of-war over the can. Aldrich took and elbow to the mouth and pulled a kitchen knife on his brother. Police […]

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