After many residents and business owners in LaBelle experienced heavy rains and flooding on Sunday, Sept. 20, the subject of understanding climate change and how it affects Florida became the topic of discussion on social media and around town.
When her husband of 65 years passed away in July, one of Marlene Burns’s granddaughters suggested a unique way to honor his memory. Richard Burns passed away unexpectedly a few weeks ago.
Betty Dean Bennett was the first female lifeguard in Okeechobee.
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