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Due to the recent increase in precipitation, the Florida Forest Service is now allowing limited burn authorizations for certified burners in Okeechobee... more
Steve and Pam Snyder displayed this beautiful array of flags on Memorial Day. more
On June 14, the Landing Strip Café located at the Okeechobee County Airport will be closed for annual vacation and maintenance. more
Hurricane season officially started on June 1 and runs until Nov. 30. The American Red Cross urges people to take steps now to get prepared in case of an emergency. more
The American Legion will host the Spreading Sunshine Pageants. All funds made will be placed in a scholarship fund account to be awarded at the inaugural... more
OKEECHOBEE- Pre-sale tickets will be up for a limited time beginning June 3 at 12 p.m. for the long-awaited return of Okeechobee Music & Arts Festival. more
Ninety-two years ago a hurricane struck Florida that would change the Lake Okeechobee area forever. It lashed Puerto Rico on its way to South Florida and tore its way directly through Lake Okeechobee... more
OKEECHOBEE- In the early morning hours on May 29, volunteers with the Okeechobee American Legion gathered to place flags on the graves of veterans in Evergreen Cemetery in Okeechobee. more
OKEECHOBEE -- On May 29, 2021, at 8 a.m. the Okeechobee American Legion has asked for help placing flags on the veteran's graves laid to rest at Evergreen Cemetery for Memorial Day. more
The Grad Nite committee was happy to provide the graduating seniors of the Class of 2021 with a small monetary gift... more
44% of Okeechobee County internet users do not have broadband service. more
OKEECHOBEE- The border closure between the Unites States and Canada has been extended another month to June 21. more
With hurricane season officially starting June 1, the Florida Dept of Health in Okeechobee County encourages everyone to prepare for severe weather emergencies now. more
In true Okeechobee tradition there will be a Cake Auction (homemade cakes only) ... more
Members of the Okeechobee Ministerial Association and other local pastors gathered ... more
In less than two weeks, neighbors across the country will have an exciting opportunity to help change their communities for the better through State Farm Neighborhood Assist®. more
On Saturday, May 15, Okeechobee Healthy Start collaborated with local agencies including Our Village Okeechobee, Abiding Hope Worship Center and Hibiscus Children’s Center... more
The Emergency Broadband Benefit (EBB) is a new federal program that provides a $50 monthly discount on internet service ($75 on Tribal lands) to qualifying low-income households. more
Get ready for hurricane season that begins on Tuesday, June 1, because the 2021 season is predicted to be busier than normal. more
This week, Lake Okeechobee News readers have been asking, "What's being built on the property between Lunker's Grill and  the Town & Country park on U.S. 441. The answer: Nothing is planned … more
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