Guardians of the Glades to host virtual town hall meeting

BELLE GLADE — A virtual town hall meeting for the residents of the Glades is planned for Thursday, April 2, at 6 p.m. Tune in online viabrotherchurch.com or the Guardians of the Glades page on Facebook. The town hall meeting will include information about:• The Palm Beach County School District’s E-Learning plan;• Assistance available to […]

Hendry Regional Medical Center Foundation Board postpones 2020 Social Celebration

CLEWISTON — The Hendry Regional Medical Center Foundation Board of Directors has decided to postpone the 2020 Social Celebration, which was scheduled to take place on March 28 at Hilliard Brothers property. The decision was made in an abundance of caution and to mitigate the risk of exposure to COVID-19 and is in accordance with […]

2020 Social Celebration postponed

CLEWISTON — The Hendry Regional Medical Center Foundation Board of Directors has decided to postpone the 2020 Social Celebration which was scheduled to take place on March 28 at Hilliard Brothers property. The decision was made in abundance of caution and to mitigate the risk of exposure of COVID19 and is in accordance with the […]

Okeechobee County Sheriff’s Office to auction two Brangus heifers at Okeechobee Livestock Market

OKEECHOBEE — On Tuesday, March 10, there will be a livestock auction at the Okeechobee Livestock Market, 1055 U.S. 98 in Okeechobee at 1 p.m. Up for auction will be one black Brangus cross heifer and one red Brangus cross heifer. These animals were found on property in northern Okeechobee County earlier this year and […]

Community Events in Moore Haven areas

Chalo Nitka Rodeo setMOORE HAVEN — The Chalo Nitka Rodeo will be on Friday, March 6 and Saturday, March 7, at 7 p.m. at the Bronson Arena across the street from Chalo Nitka Park on 10th Street. For information, visit ChaloNitka.com or call 863-946-0300. Chalo Nitka Pancake Breakfast plannedMOORE HAVEN — A Chalo Nitka Pancake […]

Community events for the Okeechobee area

Elks to host eventsOKEECHOBEE — The Lake Okeechobee Elks Lodge (a smoke-free environment), 131 N.W. 36th St., will host its Dollar Day on Wednesday, March 4, when you can purchase hambugers and french fries for just a $1 each all day. On Monday, March 9, there will be quarter bingo or bar bingo from 2:30 […]

‘Problems and Prospects for Restoring the Caloosahatchee’

LABELLE — Hendry-Glades Audubon invites all to a free program, “Problems and Prospects for Restoring the Caloosahatchee,” presented by Calusa Waterkeeper John Cassani at the Dallas Townsend Agricultural Extension Building, 1085 Pratt Blvd., LaBelle, at 7 p.m. on Monday, March 9. Mr. Cassani’s professional career as an ecologist started in Lee County in 1978 after […]

Belle Glade Library hosts “The Adventures of Charlie Pierce”

BELLE GLADE — Bridges at Belle Glade will present “The Adventures of Charlie Pierce” by author Harvey Oyer III in observance of National Read Across American Day on Monday, March 2, from 5 to 6 p.m. at the Belle Glade Library located at 725 N.W. Fourth St. in Belle Glade. The Adventures of Charlie Pierce […]

Okeechobee MLK banquet was a community effort

OKEECHOBEE — The annual Martin Luther King Jr. Banquet was held in the Douglas Brown Center on Saturday night, Jan. 18. All donations received will benefit the Pearl Andrews Débutante and Escorts Scholarships. The banquet featured some hometown favorite foods like collard greens and black eyed peas, and the crowd was well pleased. Other than […]

Bands join in march for MLK Day

SOUTH BAY — Rosenwald Elementary School and Palm Beach Lakes High School band members collaborated in performing for the Dr. Martin Luther King Day Parade in South Bay on Saturday, Jan. 11. Some of the two schools’ band members get ready to assemble for the MLK Day parade.