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Drive from 441 to 70, for instance, and there is not a place you can look along the road that isn't littered. more
How can we make improvements to federal emergency conservation programs? more
Social Security Matters is a column by AMAC National Social Security Advisor, Russell Gloor, dedicated to answering... more
Speak Out is a reader response column. Comments may be posted on the newspaper’s website or Facebook pages, emailed to okeenews@newszap.com or mailed to the newspaper office, 107 S.W. 17th St., … more
Russell Gloor, National Social Security Advisor at the AMAC Foundation, answers questions about Social Security. more
Five years after the murder-suicide that took their lives ... more
Readers voice opinions more
Speak Out is a reader response column. Comments may be posted on the newspaper’s website or Facebook pages, emails, etc. more
Today I thought I would give you all a word of encouragement. With all of the uncertainty in our world there is one thing that is certain. more
There are nearly 300 crops produced in Florida, most of which come in vast array of varieties. more
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
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