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Kowboys earn 'special' win
Aug 28, 2009 at 08:50 PM

By Rick Pedone

Sports Editor

Osceola came at out-manned Longwood Lyman from too many angles Friday, emerging with an impressive 47-6 Kickoff Classic win at Kowboy field.
Superintendent sets district goals
Aug 28, 2009 at 10:57 AM
By Jessica Solis
Staff Writer

With the first week of school now in the books, Osceola County school officials this week took a first look at Superintendent Michael Grego’s plans for the new academic year.

Program helped families end their homelessness
Aug 28, 2009 at 10:54 AM
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News-Gazette Photo/Andrew Sullivan
Recent Helping Others Make the Effort, or HOME, program graduate Layka Perez stands in her daughters' bedroom at the family's new home. Ariangely, 7, foreground, and Michelle, 9, are both happy to finally be able to sleep in separate beds.

By Juliana A. Torres
Staff Writer

Three years ago, Layka Perez was homeless.

She had escaped an abusive relationship and just moved from Puerto Rico to find better medical care for her youngest daughter, who for unexplained reasons was losing her hair. She couldn’t speak English and her housekeeping job at Walt Disney World wasn’t making her enough money so that she could pay a deposit to rent an apartment.

TDC looking at grants program
Aug 28, 2009 at 10:52 AM
By Jessica Solis
Staff Writer

Osceola County tourism officials are seeking a clearer direction on how – and which – groups should benefit from tourist tax dollars.

Crist taps LeMieux to replace Martinez
Aug 28, 2009 at 08:51 AM
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Florida Gov. Charlie Crist Friday morning announced he has chosen his former chief of staff, George LeMieux, to replace Republican U.S. Sen. Mel Martinez.

LeMieux is Crist's closest political adviser and will hold the Senate seat Crist hopes to win in the November 2010 election.

Deputy arrested for stalking
Aug 26, 2009 at 01:11 PM

Osceola County Sheriff's Office deputies early Wednesday arrested 26-year-old Mario Dixon, a county deputy, and charged him with domestic stalking.

The investigation of Dixon, who has been with the Osceola County Sheriff's Office since 2004, began Aug. 25 when the Sheriff's Office received a 911 call at approximately 11:51 p.m. from a woman Dixon had been dating.

  • Firefighters out in force over cuts
  • Lynx routes to change
  • New in Narcoossee
  • Town hall meeting on city budget
  • Layoffs began Thursday due to $15.5M shortfall
  • Officials gather for economic summit
  • Sport pilot program takes flight at Gateway Airport
  • Springhead Lake project OK'd
  • Club art teacher arrested for sexual contact with 14-year-old
  • Fire Rescue station and library hours could be among county budget cuts
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Police News
  • Burglaries at county government complex
  • Deputy arrested for stalking
  • Celebration firm sued for foreclosure-rescue scheme
  • Grow house in Poinciana discovered
  • Two arrested for Celebration burglary
  • Car burglar on the loose
  • Six sexual offender notifications
  • Club art teacher arrested for sexual contact with 14-year-old
Sports News
  • Kowboys earn 'special' win
  • Badminton is growing sport at Civic Center
  • Volleyball teams begin play at OBC jamboree
  • Eagles’ Irizarry joins Polk State volleyball
  • Jim Scible missing the sidelines
  • Pride run into a tough ‘Cat’ at NPF playoffs
  • Classic time: Local grid teams in action Friday
  • Pride, NPF have identity problem
  • New DVDs: Henry Lee Lucas, Richard Ramirez and even Donna Reed, but do they have killer instinct?
  • Vinito Ristorante: Italian like mama used to make
  • Road Wary: Will paint, by number, but can only count to ten
  • A joyful kind of noise at theme parks: Night of Joy and Rock the Universe return to Disney and Unive
  • We're off to see the Wizard —classic film is on the big screen, plus it's on Blu-Ray too
  • Universal has Rockit, but I don’t want to travel
  • Pictures worth thousands of words: Steve McCurry’s work includes famous iconic shot of young Afghan
  • Will District 9 turn into District 10 by 2011?
  • Be responsible for school safety
  • What our children need to succeed in school
  • Letters to the Editor for August 29, 2009
  • Editorial: No raises now the right move
  • Letters to the Editor for August 27, 2009
  • It’s our mistake, so let’s fix it
  • Keep events at Poinciana Branch Library in mind
  • Osceola schools to be proactive with H1N1 flu virus approach
  • New in Narcoossee
  • Duck Race Sept. 19 at Harmony School
  • 2009 Poinciana Expo set for Saturday, Sept. 12
  • Service News for August 20, 2009
  • School News for August 20, 2009
  • Teachers, students get help for upcoming school year
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Aug. 28 Scoreboard
Kickoff Classics
7:30 p.m. unless noted
Lyman at Osceola
 St. Cloud at Bishop Moore
Satellite at Gateway (7 p.m.)
Poinciana at Haines City
Harmony at Winter Springs
Celebration at Lake Howell
Liberty at East Ridge
Regular season
Eastland Chr. at Heritage Chr.
(7 p.m., Austin-Tindall Park)

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