Southwest Ranches teen golf phenom gets opportunity to tee it up with LGPA Tour pros
But now, as a 14-year-old, the Southwest Ranches girl is playing with the pros. Katherine qualified to play in the LPGA Tournament of Champions Pro Am in Orlando, and she played very well. She rolled in a birdie while playing with tour pro Georgia Hall and Baseball Hall of Famer Greg Maddux. Later, she buried an eagle putt alongside LPGA pro Celine Boutier. Getting that taste of life as a pro has only made Katherine hungry for more.
Horse gets stuck in mud in Southwest Ranches
SOUTHWEST RANCHES, Fla. – Authorities were working to rescue a horse that got stuck in the mud Thursday afternoon in Southwest Ranches. Sky 10 was above the scene at 6701 SW 166th Ave. just before 2:30 p.m. as crews were still at the property. Several horses could be seen standing in the mud and it’s unclear which one was stuck. Watch Local 10 News or refresh this page for updates. Click here to receive breaking news alerts from Local10.com.
Diana Wasserman-Rubin, longtime Democratic force in Broward politics, dies at 73
She retired in July 2010, hours before surrendering at the county jail on five felony counts of receiving unlawful compensation. Prosecutors accused her of voting in favor of grants that her husband wrote for the town of Southwest Ranches — votes that resulted in him receiving $45,000 in bonuses. The prosecution accused her of violating laws that require elected officials to abstain from voting on matters that pose a conflict of interest or might give them or family members a special benefit.sun-sentinel.com
Who would dare to victimize an emergency nurse during the pandemic?
NORTH MIAMI, Fla. – Farah Desormo is one of the brave emergency room nurses who have been tending to sick COVID-19 patients for months, as the coronavirus pandemic impacts Miami-Dade County. The permits were pulled months ago, but nothing had been done at her home in North Miami on Friday. According to the Better Business Bureau, JDP Construction has been the focus of 20 complaints in the last three years. Desormo said she didn’t know JDP Construction’s reputation. "This is the first time I am dealing with anything like this.”Della-Pietra said “God’s honest truth” is he didn’t know Desormo’s situation.
Battle brews in Southwest Ranches over proposal for truck stop on U.S. 27
SOUTHWEST RANCHES, Fla. – A battle is brewing in Southwest Ranches over a proposal to put a truck stop, among other things, on a stretch of U.S. Route 27. There's a meeting to discuss the idea Thursday night, and the plan is already getting some pushback. “It’s a corridor transportation route, and we’re looking at a commercial light industry, employment center primarily,” real estate tycoon Ron Bergeron said. It prohibits gas stations and fuel sales on the land, motor vehicle repair shops and a truck stop, which Bergeron is asking the town council to repeal at Thursday night’s meeting. “We’re at the stage where we’re trying to work with the town,” Bergeron said.
Video shows man repeatedly hurling rock at impact windows in robbery attempt
SOUTHWEST RANCHES, Fla. – A man was caught on video attempting to break into a home last week in Southwest Ranches. Surveillance video shows the man, dressed in blue jeans and a black jacket, hop a side fence and walk toward the back door of Eloy Roman’s home. The would-be burglar attempts to pick up a paver or rock and throw it through windows. The hurricane-proof impact windows are able to withstand the repeated hurls. Confident no one is home, save for Roman’s barking dogs inside, the burglar then tries to pry open the back doors with a crowbar.