News for 5/10/18

Highlands County Sheriff’s Deputy William Gentry has returned home. A motorcade bearing the body of the slain law enforcement officer arrived at the Stephenson-Nelson Funeral Home after a trip from the Medical Examiner’s Office in Winter Haven this morning. Thousands of residents in Highlands and Polk counties, some holding flags and signs, lined Highway 27

Newsw for 5/8/18

Highlands County Sheriff Paul Blackman this morning held a press conference – outlining details of public and private ceremonies to honor Deputy William Gentry. Gentry was fatally shot Sunday evening while answering a call of a neighborhood dispute in Lake Placid. First, there will be a candle light vigil tomorrow evening at Fireman’s Field –