Read It in the Morning Paper: Polk Deputy, Mitch Albom, Lakeland Girls Academy

  • POLK DEPUTY Christopher Broadhead, who died in August after contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty, was remembered Thursday when his name was added to the Peace Officers Memorial Wall at Lakeland Veterans Park. | Video of the service (LPD Facebook)
  • MITCH ALBOM, author of “Tuesdays With Morrie,” speaks next Thursday at a luncheon at Lake Mirror Auditorium benefitting Good Shepherd Hospice. | Learn more
  • LAKELAND GIRLS ACADEMY’s operators have been sued by the parents of Naomi Wood, a 17-year-old student who died at the academy. The lawsuit alleges negligence and seeks more than $30,000 in damages. (Subscribers-only story)