Read It in the Morning Paper

IT’S BEGINNING TO LOOK A LOT LIKE CHRISTMAS: The Panara family home in south Lakeland is festooned with figures of Santa Claus, nutcrackers, and Christmas villages. It takes the family about a month to unpack and place all the items. “Panara said that family members are usually more eager to help put it out than box it up.”

SLEEPY HILL: A Polk County Circuit Court judge issued a restraining order against a Sleepy Hill Middle School student who beat another student. The aggressor was also transferred to another school.

LIMITED SEATING: To prevent fire code violations, the RP Funding Center will limit tickets to May 2019 high school graduation ceremonies. Each school will have approximately 3500 tickets. The center will also limit most ceremony start times to either 2 pm or 8 pm.