What SWFL Is Talking About April 26th

We found out yesterday that Lois Reiss, accused of the killings of her husband in Minnesota and  a Fort Myers Beach tourist will be extradited to Florida first to face 2nd degree murder and other charges. Reiss remains in custody in Texas, but should be back in Lee County within ten days.

 

The Hendry County School District voted 4-1 to allow volunteer armed "guardians" on school campuses in the county to provide additional security. Volunteers will come from those who have previous experience in law enforcement or the military. Training is scheduled to begin in June according to the Sheriff's Department.

 

Meanwhile, police were called to Heron Creek Middle School in Northport yesterday after students saw a threatening message written on one of the school's walls and alerted school officials. The school informed concerned parents that there will be an increased police presence at the school while the investigation continues.

 

Ford Motor Company announced yesterday that it's ditching most of it's car models to concentrate on SUV's and trucks. Say so long to the Fiesta, The Fusion and the Taurus. The only survivors are a new hatchback the Focus Active...and of course the Mustang...