Lake area communities celebrate Independence Day

Okeechobeeā€¢ The annual Minimal Regatta will be held on Saturday, July 6, at the Okeechobee County Agri-Civic Center & Fairgrounds, 4601 S.R. 710. Gates will open at 3 p.m., races begin at 4 p.m., and the evening ends with fireworks at 9 p.m. The Fraternal Order of Police of Okeechobee sponsors the Independence Day Celebration […]

Independence Day celebration to include homemade boat race

Okeechobeeā€™s community Independence Day celebration, planned for Saturday, July 6, at the Okeechobee Agri-Civic Center, will include a homemade boat race, food, games and, of course, fireworks. At their June 13 meeting, the Okeechobee County commissioners agreed to waive the fees for use of the Agri-Civic Center for the free, community event. Event organizers Sgt. […]