CES students of the week

Central Elementary school would like to congratulate the students of the week for the week of Oct. 10. They are: Judson Johns, Andee Showmaker, Jose Serrano, Brayden Yates, Paigelynn Green, Shenae Robinson, Jacob Burgess, Josiah Cruz, Justino Betancourt, Jose Aranda, Karina Sanchez, Alejandra Juarez, Teraj Allen, Julian Marshall, Valentina Gaona, Morgan Smith, Adriana Garcia, Iyauna […]

CES Student of the Week

Central Elementary School would like to congraulate the students of the week for the week of Oct. 1. They are: Delani Velez, Ruben Chana-Hernandez, Joshua Rodriguez, Talan Pinon, Zaaron Dickinson, Jordynn Sauceda, Lea Edouard, Marvin Marcia Alvarado, Josias Ortiz, Charles Wilson, Laine Edouard, Emry Barcenas, Austin Burnsed, Lydell Hagins, Cash Norman, Aidon Rodgers, Ricky Sylvander, […]

EAA reservoir funding awaits Trump’s signature

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S Senate passed the America’s Water Infrastructure Act of 2018 Oct. 10, which included the Everglades Agricultural Area (EAA) Reservoir project. The bill will now go to President Donald Trump for approval.  “At long last the Everglades Agricultural Area Reservoir is finally authorized by Congress! We are making history for America’s […]

SES Students of the Week

South Elementary Schools students of the week for the week of Oct. 5. They are: Jose Mercado, Brylan Dukes, Jasmin Allen, Edward Douglass, Brayden Clausen, Leah Small, Wesley Brady, Maliyah Koger, Matthew Moore, Brayden Garelick, Victor Gomez, Riley Thomas, Kinzie Kars, Vannia Morales, Stephen Rolen, Wyatte Yates, Luke Garcia, Hailey Michel, Stephen Towers, Junior Johnson, […]

NES Students of the Week

The North Elementary Students of the week for the week of for the week of Oct. 8. They are: Jostin Romero, Nadia Villarreal-Sanchez, Robert Moore, Ra’Layshia Holmes, Sandy Mendez, Geraldine Salazar, William Hyatt, Seth Morris, Candelario Guzman, Drake Nichols, Zayla Ridley, Angelina Amenold, Daniel Solorzano, Chloe Corwin, Mason Branam, Abigail Silvas, Deanna Amenold, Ryder Gorham, […]

Agricultural BMPs ARE protecting water resources

Best Management Practices help reduce the nutrient load in runoff from farms and ranches.

CES students of the Week

Central Elementary School would like to congradualte the students of the week for the week of Aug. 13. They are: Amelia Beyel, Aizlee Delacruz, Jayleen Garcia, Trent Green, Stella Litrell, Harlee Arnold, Shyann Yates, Taylor Pendrey, Layla Medina, Natalie Bustos, Christian Pineda.

Random act shows community kindness

OKEECHOBEE – Sheriff Noel E. Stephen presents David Daniel with an Okeechobee County Sheriff’s Office Just-Us Citation Random Acts of Kindness Award. This award recognizes youth within our community who demonstrate an act of bravery, selflessness or notable deed for the betterment of another. On May 30, 2018, 16-year old David and his mother, Paula, […]

OCSO issues safety tips for back-to-school time

OKEECHOBEE – The 2018-19 academic year is about to begin in Okeechobee County, and public school students begin attendance on Monday, Aug. 13, along with many private schools starting on or about the same time. The Okeechobee County Sheriff’s Office would like to urge motorists, parents/guardians and children to follow the listed safety tips: • […]

Florida Main Street Awards honor Okeechobee

OKEECHOBEE – Secretary of State Ken Detzner announced the winners of the 2018 Florida Main Street Awards. This annual awards program showcases the innovative practices and projects that make each historic community successful. Two award categories were presented, including the Honor Awards, which highlight the very “best of the best” Main Street communities, and the […]