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Boss is the Pet of the Week.

August 20th, 2014 at 9:32 pm

Boss is the Pet of the Week.

Boss is the Pet of the Week.

Sub­mit­ted by Sun­coast Humane Society

ENGLEWOOD Fla. – Boss is a Domes­tic Short­hair mix with a lovely mus­tache. He knows his way around a lit­ter­box and has a very easy going, friendly personality.

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Pioneer Days Kids Shipwreck Dance a free lock-in event

 Wear your craziest socks for the second annual Kids Shipwreck Dance.

Wear your cra­zi­est socks for the sec­ond annual Kids Ship­wreck Dance.

Sub­mit­ted by Pio­neer Days Committee

ENGLEWOOD, Fla. – The youth of Engle­wood and the sur­round­ing areas will get their groove on for the sec­ond annual Kids Ship­wreck Dance from 6 to 10 p.m. Sat­ur­day, Aug. 23, at the Engle­wood Sports Com­plex, 1300 River Road.

This free event is for ages 10 to 15. The evening will kick off with music by DJ with a PA, snacks and drinks, danc­ing and activ­i­ties, face paint­ing and a “You’ve Been Hooked” photo ses­sion. Wear your cra­zi­est socks, your wildest hair and plan a limbo and a dance and freeze con­test along with a few sur­prise contests.

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Turtle hatchling picture is Week 4 photo contest winner

Week 4: "The Enchantment of a Loggerhead Hatchling"

Week 4: “The Enchant­ment of a Log­ger­head Hatchling”

Sub­mit­ted by Pio­neer Days Committee

ENGLEWOOD, Fla. – The win­ner of the fourth week of the Engle­wood Pio­neer Days Photo Con­test por­trays “The Enchant­ment of a Log­ger­head Hatchling.”

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Englewood disturbance call results in multiple arrests

Melissa Currie (left) and Austin Currie

Melissa Cur­rie (left) and Austin Currie

Sub­mit­ted by Char­lotte Co. Sheriff’s Office

ENGLEWOOD, Fla. – When deputies were dis­patched Mon­day evening to a report of a ver­bal dis­tur­bance between two juve­niles, they had no idea it would result in the arrests of a South Car­olina woman, her son and two teens, and the recov­ery of a stolen vehicle.

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Truck reported stolen, recovered, then stolen again

This is not the stolen truck, but a similar model. The actual vehicle has two silver-colored, diamond-plated tool boxes in the bed of the truck, one toward the front and one toward the rear of the bed.

This is not the stolen truck, but a sim­i­lar model. The actual vehi­cle has two silver-colored, diamond-plated tool boxes in the bed of the truck, one toward the front and one toward the rear of the bed.

Sub­mit­ted by Char­lotte Co. Sheriff’s Office

ENGLEWOOD, Fla. – A truck that was reported stolen Fri­day and located Sat­ur­day was stolen again just hours after the owner got it back.

The vic­tim ini­tially reported that his truck, a 2005 gold Dodge 4 door 4×4 pickup truck, was stolen out of the dri­ve­way of his Hum­boldt Street home. He said he had last seen his truck at about 11 p.m. Thurs­day, but noticed it was miss­ing mid-day Friday.

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CCSO looking for missing, endangered 19-year-old

Jacob Aaron Taylor

Jacob Aaron Taylor

Sub­mit­ted by Char­lotte Co. Sheriff’s Office

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. – The Sheriff’s Office is look­ing for a 19 year old man who left his Port Char­lotte home yes­ter­day evening. He is listed as a miss­ing endan­gered adult due to var­i­ous med­ical issues.

Jacob Aaron Tay­lor, of the 22000 block of Her­nando Avenue in Port Char­lotte, was reported miss­ing about 6:30 pm Mon­day August 18 after he abruptly left his house on foot. Prior to leav­ing he broke sev­eral items inside the house.

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Expanding ChalkFest takes to the sidewalks Aug. 23

Reserve your space for the 3rd Annual Chalkfest.

Reserve your space for the 3rd Annual Chalkfest.

ENGLEWOOD, Fla. — The 3rd Annual Engle­wood Chalk­Fest expands this year into an art­fes, seek­ing all types of artists. To chalk, paint, sketch, sing, dance, or demo their crafts.

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Englewood man unhurt after I-75 crash

A truck trailer dragged and wound up atop the car.

A truck trailer dragged and wound up atop the car.

ENGLEWOOD, Fla. – An 86-year-old Engle­wood man escaped injury Mon­day after­noon when his Volk­swagon Jetta was struck by a truck on I-75.

About 2:35 p.m., John Bryan was headed north in the inside lane on I-75 about a mile north of Palm Beach Boule­vard near mile marker 142.

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