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Congrats to Canda Patterson for winning our Mother's Day package! Happy Mothers Day to all your special ladies and mother figures out there!

Congrats to Canda Patterson for winning our Mother’s Day package! Happy Mothers Day to all your special ladies and mother figures out there!

News Cast for May 6th:

America’s Hope was the theme for this year’s National Day of Prayer held Thursday in Okeechobee. Reverend Lionel Camel, prayed for the media like us in this time of technology.

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Reverend Richard Barker prayed for national protection and peace for Israel.

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The event included special music from John Garner, Sandy Perry, Bobby and Debby Huntley and a choir from Faith based kindergartens classes in Okeechobee.

In the courts, 26 year old Eddie Adderly Junior was convicted of first degree murder in the shooting of 36 year old Jason Osteen of Okeechobee and 54 year old Charles Brookfield of Jensen Beach.  Both men were shot to death sitting in a car in Ft. Pierce.  Adderly will be sentenced next week.

Accused murderer Michael Exantus has been deemed incompetent to stand trial on Okeechobee murder charges.  He is accused of shooting to death Antoine McQueen Hill on June 15th of 2 thousand 13, after an argument between the two men in Douglas Park.  He was later captured in Broward County by US Marshalls.

Sports Cast for May 6th:

Morgan Bolan took home the Brahman Award for the girls’ swim team this year. She has high hopes for next year, which is her senior season. Bolan says she totally enjoyed this past year and bonding with her teammates.

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Bolan has been swimming for six years.  She also does the summer league Shockwaves.

She specialized in the breast stroke this year.  Her goal is to break the record in the 1 hundred yard breast stroke.

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She said the teams will push harder next year and should break more high school records.

Okeechobee’s Upcoming Events 5-3-16

  • K9 Resque is in need of volunteers for both the rescue and the pet food pantry, and we are also are looking for good loving foster homes for our dogs, if interested please call 863-824-5373
  • The Oasis Lounge at the Okeechobee Shrine Club has again opened their doors and we look forward to serving your favorite beverages while you spend a little time winding down the week. Invite your friends and neighbors to meet you for a quick get together or spend some time and enjoy catching up from a busy week. The Oasis Lounge offers an intimate and friendly setting to relax and unwind every Friday and Saturday evening from 5pm to 10pm. The Lounge is always open to the public except during times of private leases of the Club. For information contact Kip Gardner at (863)357-0427 or the Okeechobee Shrine Club at (863)763-3378
  • Membership! Are you a Main Street member whom has not paid their dues for the 2015-2016 year? Are you not yet a Main Street member? It is easy to become a part of an organization that is dedicated to the Okeechobee community! Visit Main Street at 55 S Parrott Ave or at www.okeechobeemainstreet.org
  • The Migrant and Hispanic graduating seniors at Okeechobee High School will be receiving recognition May 16, 2016. This celebration is Okeechobee High School “Harvest of Hope Celebration.” Your generous contribution will help make our efforts a meaningful experience for these youngsters. This year we have a total of 31 migrant students graduating this year.  You can drop off donations to Antoinette Rodriguez at Abney, Building & Consulting located at 210 NE 3rd Avenue or contact her by phone at 561-718-0536, she will be glad to pick up your donations.

Sport Related Events

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Agri-Civic Center Events

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  • If you’re a non-profit organization and have an upcoming event please send all of your information to 210 WN Park St. Suite 102, email it in at countrystore@wokc.com or fax us at 1-888-875-1570. Thank you!

Library

Fasfa Workshops

 

5-14 Event

Vet Ap day 2016

5-21

7-30 Event