Name the K-9 contest

OKEECHOBEE — The Okeechobee County Sheriff’s Office is asking the public’s help in naming its newest K-9, shown here with her handler Deputy Richard Varnadore (center, kneeling).

The Belgian Malinois will turn 1 year old June 18, and her name will be chosen Monday, June 13. With Deputy Varnadore and his new K-9 are: (left to right) Vohne Liche Kennel owner/dog trainer Ken Licklider, OCSO Detective Sergeant Jimmy Mills, OCSO Detective Rick Voss, dog trainer Dan Parker and dog trainer Bobby Roettger.

To submit your suggestion, go to the OCSO Facebook page or email Michele Bell at by 8 a.m. Monday, June 13.

Name the K-9 contest is underway until Monday, June 13, 8 a.m.

Name the K-9 contest is underway until Monday, June 13, 8 a.m.

Eric Kopp is a staff writer for the Okeechobee News

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