Community Events features Easter celebrations

Stations of the Cross setOKEECHOBEE —The Church of Our Saviour (Episcopal) invites the public to Stations of the Cross in the Park on Good Friday, April 19, at 1:30 p.m., at the gazebo located at Flagler Park #4. Businesswomen’s meeting set Whether a businesswoman, an entrepreneur, a job-seeker or would-be volunteer, you will benefit from […]

Community Events for the Okeechobee area

Funeral education event set Seawinds Funeral Home, 3833 S.E. 18th Terrace, would like you to attend its free “Ducks in a Row” educational program on Friday, April 12, at noon. Lunch will be served and you will learn how to go about planning your final arrangements. For more information, call 863-357-7283. Ride for Rights event […]

Community Events for Okeechobee

VETERANS NEWS —- VFW Post 9528 events BUCKHEAD RIDGE — The VFW Post 9528, 29012 State Road 78 East in Buckhead Ridge will host the following events:  For information, call 863-467-2882. VFW Post 4423 events OKEECHOBEE — VFW Post 4423, 300 N.W. Fourth St., will host the following events: On Tuesday April 9, there will […]

Crime Stoppers is searching for Jeremy Adams

PALM BEACH COUNTY — Crime Stoppers of Palm Beach County needs your help in locating Jeremy Adams aka Derek Tanksley and Little J, 31, black, male, 5 feet 10 inches tall, 170 pounds, black hair, brown eyes and he has multiple tattoos. His last known address was on S.W. Seventh Street in Belle Glade. He […]

Clewiston boasts America’s sweetest tour, too

CLEWISTON — In case you didn’t know it, this little town stands proudly among a bunch of great American cities, maybe not shoulder-to-shoulder, but still … Lots of prominent U.S. metropolises have their own singular claims to historical fame (or many of them), and special guided tours educate curious visitors about those identities, capitalizing on […]

Green Thumb Garden Club hosts successful Valentine Tea Party

CLEWISTON — On Feb. 9, the Clewiston Green Thumb Garden Club (GTGC) sponsored a Valentine Tea Party. Mary Ann Jones, vice president, officiated the program and welcomed everyone to the Valentine Tea Party. Jeff Smith, pastor of the First United Methodist Church in Clewiston, gave the invocation. Six different flavors of tea were served, along […]

Museum of the Glades closed indefinitely

BELLE GLADE – As you may know, the Lawrence E. Will Museum of the Glades has traditionally been operated with funding by the Glades Historical Society (GHS). In December 2017, I was advised that GHS was experiencing financial hardship, rendering them unable to cover employee salaries. For nearly a year, I worked hard to keep […]

Legends among us: The last Lone Ranger

OKEECHOBEE — Sometimes in life, you have surreal moments. There are those unexpected moments that last a lifetime. This is my reflections of one of my moments locked within my heart. I had dropped by my place in Okeechobee, for two purposes. One was to check on my place and work a little around it. […]

The Battle of Okeechobee returns

  OKEECHOBEE — It’s that time again. The Battle of Okeechobee, of the Second Seminole War, will be re-enacted in Okeechobee County on Saturday, Feb. 23, and Sunday, Feb. 24, at Okeechobee Battlefield Historic State Park, 3500 S.E. 38th Ave. We are pleased and excited to announce that Seminole recording artist Rita Youngman will be […]

Clewiston soccer falls in regional semifinals

  The Clewiston Tigers varsity soccer team, fresh off their district championship win on Feb. 1, headed into the regional playoffs with hopes of making a run to the state championship. First up for the Tigers was a district quarterfinal match against the 8-9-1 Desoto County Bulldogs on Feb. 6 in Clewiston. The Tigers wasted […]