Road work notice for County Road 78

HENDRY COUNTY — Please be advised that on Friday, Jan. 17, from 9 a.m. to noon, DBI Services will be replacing a damaged guardrail on County Road 78 at Ostrich Farm Curve. The road will be down to one lane during that time. Motorists are asked to please travel with caution through this area and […]

Everglades Elementary School presents its Leaders of the Week

OKEECHOBEE — Everglades Elementary School would like to congratulate its Leaders of the Week for the week of Jan. 13. They are, in no particular order: Larqavia Williams, Vianey Ruiz Espinoza (not pictured), Riley Gainer, Jer’maria Bradley, Caitlyn Miller (not pictured), Carlee Washbish Garcia, Moliyah Smith, Samuel Crispim, Kadence Stone, Wilasia Hendrieth, Skyanne Kimbro, Emily […]

Glades County Woman’s Club hosts a tea party

MOORE HAVEN — All members and their guests look forward to the Glades County Woman’s Club’s annual tea party/brunch, and this year’s proved to be a really fun one. Three teams competed for the best decorated table. One table even featured edible tea cups. Jenny Allen’s team won this competition, and the prize was, of […]

Gove Elementary School events for January

New school hours Students should arrive by 7:50 a.m. Instructional time is 8 a.m. to 2:35 p.m. There will be NO supervision before 7:30 a.m. Breakfast will be served from 7:30 to 7:50 a.m. only. Dismissal is at 2:35 p.m. Bus times and migrant Pre-K will remain the same. Dates to remember • Now through […]

Anglers reel in big bass

OKEECHOBEE — The Big O Open held its January 2020 Tournament in memory of Les Tory on Saturday, Jan, 4. Twenty-five teams participated in a windy day of friendly competition with the team of Chris Heath and Dean Meckes placing first with a great total of 26.70 pounds and second Big Fish at 6.82 pounds. […]

Okeechobee Arrest Report

The following individuals were arrested on felony or driving under the influence (DUI) charges by the Okeechobee County Sheriff’s Office (OCSO), the Okeechobee City Police Department (OCPD), the Florida Highway Patrol (FHP), the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) or the Department of Corrections (DOC). • Michael Jacobs, 37, Northwest 33rd Avenue, was arrested […]

Crime Stoppers is searching for Shawntaveius Britton

PALM BEACH COUNTY — Crime Stoppers of Palm Beach County needs your help in locating Shawntaveius Britton, 36, black, female, 5 feet 7 inches tall, 150 pounds, black hair, and brown eyes. Her last known address was Palm Boulevard in Pahokee. Britton is wanted on a warrant for failure to deliver leased equipment. Anyone with […]

Road Watch for Hendry County

Motorists are reminded to wear safety belts and drive with caution, courtesy, common sense, and patience as they travel through work zones. Remember, speeding fines are doubled in work zones. • U.S. 27 from Industrial Canal to Central Street in Clewiston: (Construction project) Crews will install welcome signs, lighting, fencing, and landscaping at the eastern […]

Road Watch for Glades County

Motorists are reminded to wear safety belts and drive with caution, courtesy, common sense, and patience as they travel through work zones. Remember, speeding fines are doubled in work zones. • U.S. 27 from Fifth Street to north of S.R. 78: (Construction project) Crews will be milling and resurfacing the roadway on U.S. 27 from […]

Youths compete in Elks Tri-State Soccer Shoot

UMATILLA — The Elks State Soccer Shoot competition took place at the Elks camp in Umatilla on Saturday, Jan. 4. Representatives from the Southeast District and South Region kicked against athletes from the north and central districts of Florida, narrowing a field of over 1,000 competitors starting at the local level. This year’s winning Elks […]