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The Salvation Army would like to thank all Okeechobee Citizens as well as the volunteers... more
This is my 21st year in education and nonprofit management, and crisis is no stranger to any professional in this field. In a pre-pandemic world, our daily efforts faced the realities of every … more
I fully expect every politician to publicly repudiate President Trump’s incitement of a violent riot and insurrection. more
I’m sure I am not the only parent with a child I drive to school myself who has found themselves in a rush to get to work on time since the new COVID protocols... more
Celebrate Raye's 85th birthday by donating blood! more
"Could newspapers regain public trust and earn the support of their communities with ownership committed to community service, editors who facilitate the community’s civil discussion of public issues instead of dominating it, and newsrooms that report the news with purposeful neutrality?" more
He came to earth as a baby in Bethlehem... more
Okeechobee County hosts a number of parades each year, and in my opinion, Okeechobee’s annual Lighted Christmas Parade is the always the best. more
Here in Florida, especially in Okeechobee, we tend to think and act like life has pretty much returned to normal, as if COVID-19 is a thing of the past. more
Last week the City made an attempt to ban the public from attending the annual lighting of the Christmas tree that was paid for with their tax dollars. I commend the citizens of Okeechobee for … more
Steve Wieland was the love of Debbie Wieland's life and he lost his life to COVID-10 on Dec. 2. more
His injuries included a dislocated shoulder, a collapsed lung ... more
Forty percent of Americans — and a whopping 75 percent of young adults — are struggling with a mental health issue or drug-related problem... more
This is the time of year that makes all of us realize our blessings and we at Brennan Eye Care would like to give back to those less fortunate. On Dec. 14 our office will be providing eye care for … more
I’m looking for information about retiring and starting my Social Security very soon at age 62. more
Hello, Okeechobee, the Advent of Christmas season is almost here. more
Because we cannot thank each and every one of you individually, this thank-you goes out to all of Okeechobee for the outpouring of love and support... more
Dear Rusty: I’m almost 59 and hope to retire from working soon. more
Dear Rusty: I’m 66 now and will be 67 in December and my question is this... more
With Florida’s COVID-19 positive cases and hospitalizations of COVID-19 patients on the rise, many mayors have called on the governor to implement a statewide mask mandate. more
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