Teachers driven to show support for their students

HENDRY COUNTY — The Florida Department of Education has extended the closure of our state’s schools until May 1. But Hendry and Glades schools such as Country Oaks Elementary, West Glades School, Eastside, Westside, Central and Clewiston Middle School found their parking lots filled with vehicles on Tuesday, March 31, as teachers and staff planned […]

Holiday Happenings around the Lake

Below is a list of Holiday events happening in and around Okeechobee. Dates and times are, as always, subject to change. Toy Giveway in PahokeePAHOKEE — New Hope Charities Inc., 7450 State Road 15 (US 441) in Pahokee, will hold the annual toy giveaway on Wednesday, Dec. 11, from 1 to 6 p.m. Rain or […]

Clewiston Tigers band joins parade

MOORE HAVEN — Members of the Clewiston High School band took part in the Chalo Nitka parade on Saturday morning, March 2. Their ranks included one member of the wind instruments section who was in a wheelchair).

Miss Sugar in Chalo Nitka parade

MOORE HAVEN — The 2019 Miss Sugar, Melissa Manning, who’ll preside over the upcoming Sugar Festival March 16 in Clewiston, enjoyed a ride in a sapphire blue convertible during the Chalo Nitka parade in Moore Haven on Feb. 2.

Chalo Nitka parade entertains hundreds

OHS Homecoming 2018

Okeechobee High School held it’s annual homecoming parade, pep rally and bonfire on Oct. 18. Students from the classes of 2018 though 2022 competed against in each other in different events and enjoyed a performance from Okeechobee cheerleaders before singing the school’s alma mater and lighting the bonfire.

Labor Day Parade 2018

The Labor Day Parade was held Saturday, Sept. 1 in downtown Okeechobee.

Okeechobee Christmas Parade 2017

These photos were taken on Saturday, Dec. 9, in downtown Okeechobee of the annual Christmas parade.  

OHS Homecoming Parade 2017

These photos were taken at the Okeechobee High School Homecoming parade on Thursday, Oct. 12, in downtown Okeechobee.

Cowtown Rodeo 2017

  These photos were taken Saturday, March 11, at the Okeechobee Cattlemen’s arena of the 2017 Cowtown rodeo.