Friday, January 17, 2020

Infant Critically Injured In Driveway Accident

LEHIGH ACRES, FL. --On January 17, 2020 at 10:35 am, Nelda Tilus, age 41, of Lehigh Acres, drove her 2012 Kia Forte into the inclined driveway of 2905 48th Street SW, Lehigh Acres. 

Tilus’s daughter, Olivia Touasaint, age 1, was a back-seat passenger. Tilus picked up her daughter and exited the Kia but failed to put the vehicle in park. Once out of the vehicle, with the driver’s side door still open, the Kia rolled backward. 

Tilus fell backward, landing on the concrete driveway. In the fall, Olivia Touasaint’s head struck the concrete driveway. The left front tire of the Kia then struck the lower leg of Tilus. The Kia rolled to final rest in the middle of 48th Street SW. 

Tilus was transported to Lee Memorial Hospital with a minor injury. Olivia Touasaint was transported to Tampa General Hospital in critical condition.

Thursday, January 16, 2020

Wellness And Health Podcast From LaBelle

Health And Wellness Podcast

LABELLE, FL. -- In the growing world of podcasts, audio programs that can be downloaded or played on phone, tablet, computer and smart speakers and listened to anytime, the editor of Southwest Florida Online started a podcast in 2019 titled Mood Gym, featuring health and wellness topics with practical ideas discovered and practiced over many decades.

The podcasts often relate his flying years and living life fully, combining personal values and awareness.

All the episodes are totally free and from 10 to 15 minutes in length. Podcasting apps allow free subscribing, rewind, fast forward, and pausing for the listener's convenience, or podcasts may be played directly without an app (see links and listings below.)

Hoping to be useful and convenient to as many listeners as possible, the Mood Gym with Don Browne podcast is available free on all the popular podcast apps or listened to directly at any of these links:

Apple Podcasts - Easiest to use on phone and computer, speed control
Breaker - Very easy to use, search box makes finding other podcasts easy
PlayerFM - Easy to use, speed and volume controls
RadioPublic - Easy to use, speed control, tips for podcasters
Google Podcasts - Speed control on computer only
Spotify - Most flexible on computer, app required on phone, speed control on phone, can transfer audio to other devices like smart speakers, smart tv
Anchor - Provides free podcasting services
PocketCast app - Easy to use, speed and volume controls, sleep timer, requires PocketCast phone app
OverCast - Requires Overcast app or click it's Apple Podcast button
RSS Feed (add to your favorite podcasting app)
Google Home speaker or Google Assistant: Say "Hey Google, play Mood Gym with Don Browne podcast"

Episode Titles: 
Mood Gym Introduction
Responding To The Unexpected
Holiday Anxiety And Fear
Depression, Anxiety, Values & Goals
Staying Sane During Holidays
Having 2020 Vision, Who Are You, What Do You Want?
Visioning, Blockchain, Habits, Acceptance & Commitment
Accepting The Present, Commitment To Values & Change
Flying Through Life Without Distraction & Worry

Don Browne is the editor/publisher of Southwest Florida Online, a YouTube creator, former radio broadcaster in LaBelle and Clewiston, and webcasting personality, and a certified trainer for 'Moving For Better Balance.'

Angela Rae Shane Dies At 62

Angela Rae Shane, age 62, of LaBelle, passed away January 13, 2020 in LaBelle. 

She was born Apr. 20, 1957 in Cincinnati, OH, to the late William Howard and Katherine Elinore (Paul) Alloway Jr. 

Survivors include her husband: Michael Shane two sons: Roger and Erik one daughter: Erica Martinez mother: Katherine Elinore (Paul) Alloway one brother: Billy one sister: Michelle 3 Grandchildren

Arrangements by Akin-Davis Funeral Home - LaBelle.

Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Ortona Cane Grinding Festival February 1

ORTONA, FL. -- The 47th Ortona Cane Grinding Festival will be held Saturday, February 1 at the Indian Mound Park on SR78 in Glades County from 9 until 3. Free parking and free entrance with donations accepted. Games, contests and flea market are all scheduled for this annual event.

Obituary - Delores Jeannette Scott

Delores Jeannette Scott, age 84, of Clewiston, passed away January 12, 2020 in Clewiston. She was born July 16, 1935 to the late William Everett and the late Eva Lydia (Emrich) McDonald. 

She married Kenneth Earl Scott, he preceded her in death. Jeannette worked for over 30 years as a waitress for Denny's Restaurant and later worked as a cashier for Publix Market. She attended New Harvest Fellowship Church in Clewiston, along her sister and nephews. 

Survivors include her loving daughter; Denise Scott of Stanwood, Washington siblings; Cherri Pelham, Christine Wheeler, William E. "Billy" McDonald all of Clewiston, and Mildred Roadarmel of Fort Myers, many nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews. 

Celebration of Jeannette's life was at 9:00 a.m. Wednesday, January 15, 2020 at New Harvest Church of Clewiston, where Pastor Chuck Pelham did officiate. 

Visitation was 30 minutes before the service also at the church. Burial will be in Osceola Memory Gardens – Kissimmee, Florida. Arrangements by Akin-Davis Funeral Home - Clewiston.