Monday Apr 22
Southwest Florida Online
1 Dead In Crash - Passenger Critical
Buick Hits Numerous Obstacles Killing Driver VENUS, FL. -- According to the crash report by FHP Master Sergeant D. W. Taylor, a 2002 Buick was traveling eastbound Sunday about 5:07 p.m. on State Road 70 at Robert McGee Road in Highlands county when the left rear tire blew out.
Train derailed near Venus
Highway Patrol Cpl. Larry McClellan Jr.'s report showed Percy Wingo Jr., 85, of Lake Placid, was eastbound on S.R. 70 in a 1999 International truck.
Geologist: Sinkholes unlikely in Highlands County
Orpha Hernandez talks about the sinkhole that opened up on her family's 10-acre property on Alphonso Lane in Venus in 2010.
WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg
Wildfire contained after spreading 325 acres
Forest Area Supervisor Joe DeBree took this picture of Rangers Padgett & Currella mopping up after extinguishing the 325 acre wildfire in Venus, Florida.
Gopher tortoises topic of Archbold talk
Research at Archbold Biological Station and elsewhere has shed light on the lives of these tortoises and the many other animals that use their burrows.