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Meet Miss Lil-Bit! Lil-Bit was surrendered by a good Samaritan who found her chained to a tree, with the chain embedded in her neck, and pregnant. more
On Oct. 16, cars were lined up for the Sacred Heart Catholic Church Food Distribution. more
The Salvation Army of Martin, St. Lucie and Okeechobee Counties is seeking volunteers to serve as bell ringers. more
Raulerson Hospital announced its parent company, HCA Healthcare, will develop a multi-story medical office building on the campus of Raulerson Hospital. more
Friday evening, Oct. 16, the Martha’s House’s Chobee Steelers steel drum band performed their free fall concert in Flagler Park. more
The Okeechobee County Public Library invites you to join in Halloween festivities. more
Since all the local stores began stocking up on candy weeks ago, the answer to that question is a resounding, “YES!” In Okeechobee, some local elementary schools, churches and organizations are making plans for the holiday this year. more
Dillon Jones grew up in Okeechobee and joined the Navy right after he graduated from high school in 2013. more
In his opening statement Thursday night at the political forum, Judge Jerry Bryant explained the duties of the clerk of the circuit court and went over his qualifications for the job. In her opening statement, Incumbent Sharon Robertson reviewed her history with the office and her qualifications for the job. Robertson has been with the clerk’s office for 36 years, 25 of those as the elected clerk and comptroller. more
The race for supervisor of elections has been narrowed down to three finalists — Melissa Arnold, Donna V. Howard and Lisa Rodriguez. more
The Chamber of Commerce of Okeechobee County is asking the community to step up this holiday season and brighten the lives of senior citizens with donations of warm, comfortable, colorful socks. more
Okeechobee County residents who find themselves plagued by swarms of bloodthirsty mosquitoes can call for help. more
On Saturday, Oct. 17, between the hours of 9 and 11 am, United Way of Lee, Hendry, Glades, and Okeechobee; in conjunction with the Lee County Sheriff’s Office, Bell Tower Shops, Lee County … more
FORT MYERS — United Way of Lee, Hendry, Glades, and Okeechobee’s Volunteer Center will host its Second Annual Family Service Learning Fair on Saturday, Oct. 24 from 9 a.m. to noon at Bell … more
Sharon Robertson, clerk of the circuit court and comptroller, is running for reelection. more
At their Oct. 8 meeting, the Okeechobee County Board of Commissioners honored Greg Maynard for his service to veterans. more
The Okeechobee Shrine Club, 1855 S.W. 53rd St, Okeechobee, will be serving dinner on Friday, Oct. 8, from 6 to 9 p.m. more
The Pumpkin Patch at the First United Methodist Church is now open with more pumpkins this year than it has ever had. more
Whether mail is delivered to your home or you use a post office box, your address must be clearly posted on your property. more
It won’t be long now before Audubon’s annual Christmas Bird Count (CBC) will begin. more
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