Inspiring Okeechobee: Migrant students bring the arts to life

OKEECHOBEE — It has been a whirlwind and flurry of end-of-year school activities. The day after the drama club’s return from New York, an amazing camp began. Having had the privilege of seeing the end result of productions versus seeing the camp from the inside, the take away is that one learns how much goes […]

Family of slain Okeechobee woman focusing on the children

“She was fulfilling what she wanted to do, and being a mom.” Leah Suarez said all her daughter-in-law, Amanda Gayle Suarez, wanted to do in life was get her high school diploma and have children. When Christopher William Shows allegedly murdered Amanda on Dec. 7 sometime between noon and 12:30 p.m., he snuffed out all […]