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Bette Sayers, Leslie Wade and Cynthia Buckwalter are very determined practioners dedicated to executing the yoga postures to improve balance. To execute this pose with others, the mind must be completely focused to maintain physical support with other students.

Yoga for Life: Try Iyengar yoga

One of the best Yoga practices was created by B.K.S. Iyengar which he describes fully...
Bette Sayers, Leslie Wade and Cynthia Buckwalter are very determined practioners dedicated to executing the yoga postures to improve balance. To execute this pose with others, the mind must be completely focused to maintain physical support with other students.

Yoga for Life: Try Iyengar yoga

One of the best Yoga practices was created by B.K.S. Iyengar which he describes fully...
Bette Sayers, Leslie Wade and Cynthia Buckwalter are very determined practioners dedicated to executing the yoga postures to improve balance. To execute this pose with others, the mind must be completely focused to maintain physical support with other students.

Yoga for Life: Try Iyengar yoga

One of the best Yoga practices was created by B.K.S. Iyengar which he describes fully...
Community News

Church welcomes new teachers to community

Clewiston First United Church welcomed close to 30 teachers new to our community...
Skid steer loaders are machines used to move dirt and mow grazing lands, as well as in forestry to pull logs. A new study found skid steer loaders caused more than 300 injuries from 2015 to 2020.

UF/IFAS study highlights the need for more on-the-job safety

Some workplaces can be dangerous. In fact, more than 2 million people were injured or got sick in America...

Glades Electric members give $9,500 to back-to-school programs

Through Operation Round Up (ORU), Glades Electric Cooperative (GEC) members granted $9,500 to support students...
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Okeechobee Arrest Report

The following individuals were charged with DUI or felonies last week.

Program empowers teens with safe driving knowledge and practice

The Florida Sheriffs Association (FSA) is pleased to announce that State Farm has generously granted...

Palm Beach County Arrest Report for the Glades area

The following individuals were arrested on felony or driving under the influence (DUI) charges....

UPDATED Two bodies found in pond located in Indiantown identified

The Martin County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call regarding a body floating in a pond at SW Warfield Boulevard and SW Indiantown Avenue.

Two killed in head-on crash on SR 78 in Glades County

GLADES COUNTY -- A driver and passenger were killed and another driver seriously injured in a head-on crash on State Road 78 in Glades County on Saturday, Aug. 6,
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Sports

Neal and Giants to kick off NFL preseason Thursday

The NFL preseason kicks off this week and Okeechobee’s Evan Neal will be playing in one of the first games on the schedule.
Subscriber exclusive

Tiny wrestler is no sissy

When the other contestants see the “girl in the pink glasses” walk in, they know they are in for a fight.
Schools

Find Your Frugal: Save on school lunches

As parents ready their children for the start of a new school year, some may be thinking ahead to a weekly...

IRSC outfits radiography suite with advanced diagnostic imaging systems

Indian River State College Health Science programs boast licensure and certification pass rates...
Maria Johnson

Maria Johnson named IRSC Dixon Hendry Campus Director

Indian River State College (IRSC) has announced the appointment of Maria Johnson as campus director...
Government
The joy over finding a $5 bill overlooked at the bottom of a purse might be a good way to describe the excitement the ...
State law and Okeechobee County ordinance require homes and businesses to connect to public sewer systems ...
Okeechobee County Commissioners have added a property rights element to the county’s comprehensive land use plan.
Veterans

Veteran Fite served his country in the Navy

Navy veteran Clarence Fite recently celebrated his 99th birthday. Looking back on his life, you might be surprised to learn that he originally planned on being a horse jockey.

Friends of Army Aviation to host event at Okeechobee Airport

Friends of Army Aviation will be coming to the Okeechobee County Airport on Thursday November 10...

Veteran struggles after botched surgeries

Veteran Christopher Stephens thought things were going to get better after he had surgery on his shoulder, but instead, they were exponentially worse.
State

Social media model charged with killing boyfriend in Florida

MIAMI (AP) — Prosecutors in South Florida announced a second-degree murder charge Thursday against social media model Courtney Clenney related to the fatal stabbing of her live-in boyfriend. …

Sheriff: Deputies fatally shot off-duty federal officer

KEY LARGO, Fla. (AP) — Deputies in the Florida Keys fatally shot an off-duty federal law enforcement officer Wednesday morning in what appears to be a "suicide by cop," officials said. Lane …

Sheriff accused of pressuring candidates to drop races

TITUSVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A third candidate for public office has come to forward to say a sheriff on Florida's Space Coast offered help in getting a job in exchange for leaving a race and backing …
Nation & World

Buried as numbers, more of Bucha’s victims are laid to rest

BUCHA, UKRAINE (AP) — With graves marked only with numbers, not names, burial services were held Thursday for 11 more unidentified bodies found in Bucha, the town outside the Ukrainian capital of …

CDC drops quarantine, screening recommendations for COVID-19

NEW YORK (AP) — The nation's top public health agency on Thursday relaxed its COVID-19 guidelines, dropping the recommendation that Americans quarantine themselves if they come into close contact …

Scientists use tiny trackers, plane to follow moths on move

NEW YORK (AP) — Trillions of insects migrate across the globe each year, yet little is known about their journeys. So to look for clues, scientists in Germany took to the skies, placing tiny …
Opinion

Study: Cable news is the main driver of polarization in America ... not social media

The past two election cycles have seen an explosion of attention given to “echo chambers”...

Experts: Efforts to combat teacher shortages don't address real problems

States have recently focused their efforts to reduce the nation's teacher shortage by promoting strategies...
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Cowboy, buckaroo, waddy, cow hunter ... what’s in a name?

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