LEGISLATION: Lakeland’s city commissioners and Mayor Bill Mutz met with area legislators to discuss Lakeland’s requests for the 2019 legislative sessions. The gist: don’t take money away or ask the city to pay for new initiatives.
K-9: A Polk County Sheriff’s Officer shot dead a K-9 officer who was biting him. Master Deputy Scott Cronin was feeding a vacationing officer’s K-9 partner when the dog attacked. The reason for the attack was unknown. Cronin had surgery on his hand and is expected to return to the PCSO.
CONCERT: Julian Gargiulo, who calls himself “The Pianist With the Hair,” performs at 7:30 tonight at FSC’s Branscomb Auditorium.