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School District of Osceola County Names Featured Professional Staff of the Month!

Each month the School District of Osceola County, along with Charlie Draper Law Office and Positively Osceola, features a “Professional Support Staff” that stands out in the school district and is making a positive difference to students, the school district and in the community. In December that professional support staff was Paraprofessional Deborah Jackson from Kissimmee Elementary School! Ms. Jackson is a kindergarten paraprofessional Kissimmee Elementary School and is 100% committed to the vision and mission of the school. She arrives to work early and stays beyond her normal work hours to assist with their after-school immigrant literacy program....

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The Osceola Sheriff’s Office Releases New Details in the Killing of Janice Zengotita-Torres

Sheriff Deputies have now released the missing persons report with an actual timeline of the final hours of Zengotita-Torres’ life. Investigators said Zengotita-Torres was working at the Ross store on Jan. 7th in Kissimmee and made a phone call to her son at 10:15pm to let him know that she would be home somewhere around 1:30am. Shortly after 12:30am, a security video cam showed Zengotita-Torres driving away from the store, and at 1:30am Sheriff deputies report that there were two transactions on the her ATM card. According to the report, her family called her cell phone at 4:30am which...

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KUA to Host the 18th Annual Florida Lineman Competition March 10th

Kissimmee Utility Authority will host the 18th annual Florida Lineman Competition on Saturday, March 10 at Osceola Heritage Park. Established in 2001 by the Florida Municipal Electric Association, the rodeo-style competition is where electric linemen from utilities throughout Florida come together for training and to demonstrate the skill, safety and teamwork of lineworkers in a series of timed events. The event kicks off with opening ceremonies at 8 a.m. and the competition continues until approximately 3 p.m. Admission and parking are free. Kissimmee previously hosted the statewide competition in 2006 and a national rodeo in...

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UCF and Cincinnati square off in Men’s Basketball at CFE Arena Tuesday Night

Last season, the UCF men’s basketball team hosted then No. 15 Cincinnati on Senior Night and defeated the Bearcats for the first time ever, igniting a historic run to the NIT Final Four. Now Cincinnati is back – and ranked 13th in the nation as of Monday morning – as the two teams square off at CFE Arena Tuesday night. The win over the Bearcats last season was part of a five-game win streak to end the regular season for the Knights, catapulting UCF to the fourth seed in the American Athletic Conference Tournament. The loss for Cincinnati prevented...

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New Disney Resort Changes Are on the Horizon

Many have noticed that security has been heightened over the past two years in all theme parks in response to mass casualty events. Disney is no different. From bag checks to metal detectors, Disney has implemented strict security measures to ensure the safety of their guests. Recently, Disney changed their security policy at the their resorts that will go into effect in the coming weeks. Guests have been informed and these security changes have already begun for the Magic Kingdom Resorts surrounding Bay Lake and will be rolled out to all of the other resorts soon. You will no...

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