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Autopsy findings were released today, Nov. 28, in the death of Okeechobee County Jail inmate Kaitlynn Joy Barnes and her unborn child. more
You better watch out! Not only is Santa Claus coming to town, but he’s also bringing the Grinch with him. more
Terry Burroughs and Frank DeCarlo were officially sworn in before the Nov. 22 Okeechobee County Commission meeting. more
A petition filed in November with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service maintains it was an error to take... more
Conservation Florida and the Florida Department of Environmental Protection's Division of State Lands have … more
OKEECHOBEE – Cow power may soon be heating a home or powering a vehicle near you. more
OKEECHOBEE -- The Sutton Rucks family was honored at the 2022 Farm City Luncheon at the Okeechobee Agri-Civic Center on Nov. 17. more
Lake Okeechobee was at 16.3 feet on Nov. 18 and is still rising. more
Friends of Army Aviation, a non-profit based out of Alabama, were in Okeechobee on Nov. 14 for an event honoring local military veterans and first responders. more
When Tina Taylor learned that some children are taken into care carrying only a garbage bag full of their things, she knew she had to do something. more
Three Okeechobee women were arrested Nov. 15 and charged with organized fraud after Labor Finders reported they filed false time sheets and were paid thousands of … more
We thank everyone for their patience during the Crisis Negotiation Team call-out and temporary road closure of S.E. 28th St... more
On September 13, 2022, The Okeechobee County Sheriff's Detention Deputies responded to a medical emergency within the jail. more
A new medical practice is opening in Okeechobee, and it is like nothing we’ve seen before. more
A local veteran was refused service this week when she went to have her nails done. more
Lake Okeechobee topped 16 feet over the weekend. On Monday, Nov. 14, the Big O was 16.18 feet above sea level. more
Cowboy poetry is believed to have originated during long cattle drives. Making up songs, stories and poems... more
Enterprising teens Will Rivero and Elle Thomas started their own business before even graduating from high school. more
Veterans Day speeches often use words such as “duty, honor and integrity,” Brigadier General Duke Coulter, retired, told Okeechobee Community members ... more
OKEECHOBEE – Until Thursday afternoon, local officials weren’t sure if Okeechobee would have a Veterans Day program this year. more
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