Crime Stoppers is searching for Gregorio Zamora

PALM BEACH COUNTY — Crime Stoppers of Palm Beach County needs your help in locating Gregorio Zamora, 36, black, male, 5 feet 5 inches tall, 160 pounds, black hair, and brown eyes. He is also known as Adrian Espinoza and Adrian Ortega. His last known address was on North Main Street in Belle Glade. Zamora […]

Herbert Hoover Dike getting better every day’

OKEECHOBEE — The 2019 wet season has brought “average” rainfall according to information shared at Sept. 13 meeting of the County Coalition for the Responsible Management of Lake Okeechobee, the St. Lucie and Caloosahatchee Estuaries and the Lake Worth Lagoon. After the series of years of “above average” rainfall which meant high levels in Lake […]

EAA reservoir still 9 years away

WEST PALM BEACH — The Everglades Agricultural Area (EAA) reservoir project is on track but even if everything runs smoothly, the reservoir won’t be complete until 2028 according to a report shared at the Sept. 12 meeting of the South Florida Water Management District Governing Board. SFWMD Governing Board Member Jacqui Thurlow Lippisch shared an […]

Football Around the Lake

The scheduling hiccups from Hurricane Dorian continue to be worked out as teams around the lake will be looking to build some momentum this week as we head into the heart of the football season. • Pahokee Blue DevilsThe Pahokee Blue Devils showed some mental toughness as they came back to defeat Dwyer 20-16 and […]

Moore Haven Terriers shut down Glades Day

MOORE HAVEN — Sports writer Vic Ketchman once described the rivalry between the Chicago Bears and Green Bay Packers as the most one-sided rivalry in the National Football League. Since around 2009 it seems the Packers have been able to beat the Bears every year. Ketchman wrote that one team losing to another over and […]

Lake Okeechobee level just under 14 feet

OKEECHOBEE — Lake Okeechobee continued to hover just below 14 feet above sea level last week. With the exception of six weeks in February and March, flow from the lake to the Caloosahatchee River has been done to benefit the river and the salinity levels in the Caloosahatchee estuaries. If there was sufficient flow from […]

Football around the lake

Hurricane Dorian hovered off the coast of Florida for what felt like an entire month, causing many games to be canceled, postponed or played earlier. Now things are returning to normal around Lake O. • Coming off another tough loss, a 45-13 defeat to Dillard, the Pahokee Blue Devils are hosting another good opponent in […]

Big Lake Athlete of the Week: AJ McPhee

BELLE GLADE — Glades Day senior AJ McPhee is this week’s Big Lake Athlete of the Week for his performance in the Gators game against the Berean Christian Bulldogs on Sept. 7. McPhee was all over the field against the Bulldogs as the Gators rolled to a 55-19 victory. Running the ball, catching the ball, […]

Palm Beach County to Conduct Aerial Spraying for Mosquitoes

PALM BEACH COUNTY — The Palm Beach County Division of Mosquito Control is planning to conduct an aerial spray this evening, Monday, September 9, in response to mosquitoes emerging from rainfall caused by Hurricane Dorian. Surface water accumulations are primarily in the north and west county areas with expected spray areas to include the Lake […]

West County Senior Center hosts free Tailgate for adults 60 and over Sept. 9

BELLE GLADE — The Palm Beach Lakes High School Rams and the Glades Central High School Raiders will face off Monday evening, September 9 and loyal fans of both teams will celebrate! A “Free Tailgate at the West County Senior Center” for older adults over 60 is planned from noon to 2 p.m. on Monday, […]