Monthly Archives: February 2012

Seaver Wins the 2012 Flamingo Billiards Tour Opener

Seaver Wins the 2012 Flamingo Billiards Tour Opener Ft. Pierce, FL (Feb. 26. 2012) – Fresh faces, forgotten friends and returning veteran players all were back at Ultimate Billiards in Fort Pierce, Florida, Saturday to kick off the Flamingo Billiards … Continue reading

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Riders relive cattle drives of old in annual Cracker Trail parade

FORT PIERCE — Hundreds of spectators in Downtown Fort Pierce Saturday buzzed with excitement when the first whip cracked, signaling the grand finale of the 25th annual Cracker Trail Parade. The horseback procession included around 150 riders — the youngest … Continue reading

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ICE names new chief for South Florida

MIAMI — U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement has named a new chief for its South Florida office. The agency announced recently that Alysa D. Erichs is the new special agent in charge of the Miami-based office. Erichs had been the … Continue reading

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St. Lucie County felony arrests: Feb. 23, 2012

Hallie Soop, 45, 1800 block of U.S. Highway 1 Fort Pierce, aggravated battery-use of a deadly weapon. Thomas Nichleson, 19, 2600 block of Seneca Avenue, Fort Pierce, robbery by sudden snatching; fleeing at a high speed (arrested in Indian River … Continue reading

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Fort Pierce police say boyfriend responds with violence to pregnancy report

When a woman told her boyfriend she was pregnant again, she was punched in the stomach, according to police reports. She bent over in pain and ran to the kitchen at 11:30 p.m. Thursday, according to police reports. Then “he … Continue reading

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St. Lucie County Fair opens in Fort Pierce with record-breaking advance ticket …

FORT PIERCE, Fla. –  Squeals of children flying high on the swings. The sizzle of the legendary donut burger cooking. Dance music pumping as a fast-working painter spray paints to the beat. Fairgoers could hear all these sounds at the … Continue reading

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St. Lucie County felony arrests: Feb. 24, 2012

William Brezinski, 24, 1300 block of Southwest Bellevue Avenue, Port Saint Lucue, possession of child pornography; possession of child pornography on a computer; sexual battery; lewd and lascivious behavior on a minor. Dawn Armenta-Magana, 42, 1200 block of Kentucky Avenue, … Continue reading

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St. Lucie County Community Calendar, Updated Feb. 24

St. Lucie County Community Calendar NEW listings LOOKING AHEAD Knowing Native Florida Lecture: Extension agent Anita Neal. Port St. Lucie Botanical Gardens, 2410 SE Westmoreland Blvd., 7 pm, Feb. 28. 772-323-7982; lakelasmint.fnps@gmail.com. Diana Ross: Sunrise Theatre, 117 S 2nd St., … Continue reading

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Eagles move nest to kid-friendly neighborhood north of Fort Pierce

Photo by Alex Boerner, Treasure Coast Newspapers Elsa Millard, a volunteer eagle watcher with the St. Lucie Audubon Society (left), and St. Lucie County restoration biologist Mike Middlebrook watch the pair of bald eagles that have made a nest in … Continue reading

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Sheriff’s deputies nab would-be armed robbers in Ft. Pierce

FT. PIERCE, Fla. — St. Lucie County Sheriff deputies arrest two Ft. Pierce teens for attempted robbery and weapons charges, according to Sheriff Ken Mascara. The incident began when a deputy saw 16-year-old Cassey Bradley and 17-year-old Shantonio Rolle riding bicycles south … Continue reading

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