CCC Legacy group keeps Boys’ history alive

National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day was marked nationwide Saturday, Dec. 7, most prominently in the annual ceremonies at the USS Arizona monument in Hawaii. The great achievement of U.S. armed forces in the world war that followed is rightly celebrated on several solemn holidays during the year. But there was a vast civilian corps, predecessor […]

Pioneer businessman helped lake area grow

Editor’s note: This article, written in 1989, is reprinted in honor of the 90th anniversary of the opening of Glades Gas. OKEECHOBEE — Glades Gas Company was opened in 1929 by Daniel Benedict McCarthy, and was one of a series of businesses which the enterprising Nebraskan founded here following his arrival in Okeechobee in 1915. […]