News Cast for July 19th:

Dr. Linda Pua urged the community to embrace more early Alzheimer’s detection in the Glades. She said the area is underserved. Two new drugs approved by FDA ate now covered by medicare.

Okeechobee Commissioners have prioritized getting more help for the county administrative offices. One administrative aide is likely to be funded.

Another position proposed is for another administrative aide to serve the five commissioners.

Clerk of the Court Jerry Bryant proposed a 2.3 million dollar budget, a near 7% hike this year.

Bryant would like to find funding to digitalize county records. They have been checking out what it might cost.

By Taylor