Monthly Archives: January 2013

Fort Pierce seeks residents input on dog park

DOG PARK SURVEY When: By Feb. 15 Where: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/3SCNMYP or call the planning department at 772-467-3730. FORT PIERCE — Should the city create a dog park and should it be at Maravilla Park? Would residents use it, be willing to … Continue reading

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Series of Smithsonian talks in Fort Pierce to give peeks into underwater world

SMITHSONIAN LECTURES What: Free lecture, light refreshments, cash bar. Early arrival recommended. Where: Pelican Yacht Club, 1120 Seaway Drive, Hutchinson Island, Fort Pierce. When: 7 p.m. Jan. 31: “Lights, Camera … Science! Filming a Smithsonian Channel Documentary,” producer Alan Tomlinson, … Continue reading

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Fast times at fronton: Jai-alai returns to Fort Pierce for 39th season

Photo by Sam Wolfe file photo Fort Pierce Jai0Alai’s poker room has combined its bad beat jackpot with Casino Miami Jai Alai. The current combined bad beat jackpot is now more than $120,000. Fort Pierce jai alai frontcourt player Egi … Continue reading

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Fort Pierce woman hospitalized after driving into a tree

A Fort Pierce woman is being hospitalized this morning after her vehicle hit a tree. The woman, identified as Linda Fay Ross, 45, was driving a white Ford pickup truck south in the 5600 block of northeast Saint James Drive … Continue reading

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Fort Pierce mom arrested after son accidentally fires shotgun through door

FORT PIERCE — A 13-year-old boy told police he is used to having guns in his bedroom: an unloaded .22-caliber rifle and shotgun were kept on a wooden rack. So last week, he picked up the family’s shotgun and cleaned … Continue reading

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Uncover your family history at the Fort Pierce Library

FORT PIERCE — Learn more about your ancestors and St. Lucie County’s history with two Treasure Coast Genealogy Society workshops at the Fort Pierce Branch Library this February. • Tuesday, Feb. 5, from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. — “Important Women … Continue reading

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Charges filed against Texas man found with girl, 14, in Fort Pierce hotel

Jacob West St. Lucie County sheriff’s officials have filed charges against a Texas fugitive captured early Monday afternoon in Fort Pierce. St. Lucie deputies charged Jacob Daniel West, 33, of Harris County, Texas, late Monday afternoon with lewd and lascivious … Continue reading

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Fundraiser at Fort Pierce Big Apple Pizza to benefit injured Martin firefighter

Jahwann McIntyre A fundraiser to benefit injured Martin County firefighter Jahwann McIntyre will be from 4 to 10 p.m. Jan. 30 at Big Apple Pizza and Pasta, 2311 S. 35th St., Fort Pierce, sponsored by the Van Duzer Foundation. McIntyre, … Continue reading

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Rollover crash in Port St. Lucie injures Fort Pierce woman

PORT ST. LUCIE — The northbound lanes of Northeast St. James Drive are blocked Tuesday morning following a rollover crash that left a 45-year-old Fort Pierce woman injured, a Port St. Lucie police spokesman said. The crash in the 5600 … Continue reading

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Fort Pierce teenager charged with child abuse after ‘hickeys’ found on boy, 9

FORT PIERCE — An 18-year-old Fort Pierce girl was charged with child abuse and battery Sunday after St. Lucie County deputies found bruises resembling “hickeys” on her abdomen and the neck of a 9-year-old boy who had stayed at her … Continue reading

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