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Deputies searching for missing Okeechobee man

OKEECHOBEE, Fla. -- Deputies are looking to locate a missing Okeechobee man.The Okeechobee County Sheriff's Office says 82-year-old Donald Keith Picker left his residence Tuesday at 7:30 a.m. headed for a doctor's appointment but never arrived.Mr. Picker is possibly experiencing the first stages of

WFLX.COM - 2018-08-14 17:52:41

OCFR provided vehicles for state certified extrication course - Okeechobee News

According to OCFR Captain Justin Hazellief, the course was taught over a two-week block with the first iteration having taken place July 9-12. The second half of the training occurred during July 23-26, and provided a more in-depth look at the advanced extrication techniques for those victims heavil

OKEECHOBEENEWS.NET - 2018-08-15 10:00:13

5 things to know about Okeechobee's 2018 football schedule

What’s new?John Carroll Catholic returns to the schedule after an 11-year absence, replacing Class 8A Treasure Coast. The Brahmans and Golden Rams have played 12 times since 1955.

TCPALM - 2018-08-15 20:51:00

Ray’s Combat Kickboxing returns from IKF World Classic - Okeechobee News

OKEECHOBEE — Logan Ray, Lacey Campbell, Karana Bernard and Matt Tullio of Ray’s Combat Kickboxing in Okeechobee are back from the 2018 International Kickboxing Federation (IKF) World Classic held in Orlando, and although none came home with a title belt, Ray’s Combat owner Coleman Ray is proud of hi

OKEECHOBEENEWS.NET - 2018-08-15 10:30:31

Couple honored for helping after horrific, fatal car crash - Okeechobee News

Back row, from left to right: Commissioner Terry Burroughs, Commissioner Bradley Goodbread and Commissioner David Hazellief. Front row, from left to right: Commissioner Kelly Owens, Kelly Adelberg, Dr. Jonathan Adelberg and Commissioner Bryant Culpepper.

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Missing Okeechobee man located safely

UPDATE: Mr. Picker was located safe.ORIGINAL STORY:OKEECHOBEE, Fla. -- Deputies are looking to locate a missing Okeechobee man.The Okeechobee County Sheriff's Office says 82-year-old Donald Keith Picker left his residence Tuesday at 7:30 a.m. headed for a doctor's appointment but never arrived.Mr. P

WFLX.COM - 2018-08-14 20:01:36

Police on lookout for man who tried to get juvenile into his van in Port St. Lucie

On Tuesday, August 14, 2018 at approximately 8:30 a.m., a black male juvenile walking to his bus stop near SW Buttercup Ave. and SW Rosser Blvd. in Port St. Lucie was approached by the driver of a white van.

WPTV - 2018-08-15 15:24:50

Victim blackmailed after performing lewd act on Skype - Okeechobee News

Upon his arrival, Deputy Vuleta met with the victim, who articulated that he was being blackmailed by someone on the internet. The victim stated that after experiencing marital problems with his spouse, he had become intoxicated and decided to go online in an apparent attempt to find someone to hook

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Four arrested after alleged robbery victim called OCSO - Okeechobee News

OKEECHOBEE – In the early morning hours of Sunday, Aug. 5, a man called the Okeechobee County Sheriff’s Office stating he had been robbed and his truck was stolen.

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Gifford man gets two life terms for drug-induced knife attack days before Christmas 2015

The Florida Department of Law Enforcement reported 3,341 murders, rapes, robberies, aggravated assaults, burglaries, larcenies and motor vehicle thefts throughout the county, the seven crimes tracked by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement. That's up 7 percent from 2016. GINNY BEAGAN/TCPALMWoch

TCPALM - 2018-08-14 22:38:00

South Florida woman finds razor blade in handle of Walmart cart

"Razor on my cart at Walmart. Someone must've put it here when I was getting things. Wasn't here when I first got the cart!!! I'm livid," Ferels wrote on Facebook with a picture of the cart.

CLICK10.COM - 2018-08-13 22:30:00

Barefoot Bay couple back behind bars for drug trafficking - Sebastian Daily

MICCO, Florida – A Barefoot Bay couple has been arrested twice during the past month for drug trafficking charges, according to the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office.

SEBASTIANDAILY.COM - 2018-08-15 13:18:48

Cannon from 1715 Spanish Fleet recovered off Fort Pierce

The iron cannon, caked in mud, calcium and other ocean matter, represents more than three centuries of history, almost all of it spent underwater.

WPBF NEWS 25 - 2018-08-14 22:02:00

Random act shows community kindness - Okeechobee News

On May 30, 2018, 16-year old David and his mother, Paula, were fishing on Lake Okeechobee in the Moonshine Bay area when they saw two Sea-Doos. The area where they were was somewhere you normally wouldn’t see people riding Sea-Doos. There were four people on the watercraft, who told David that they

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Preventing Lake Okeechobee discharges, algae blooms: How high, how low should you go?

The Army Corps of Engineers currently tries to keep the lake between 12 feet, 6 inches at the beginning of the summer wet season, hoping it will get no higher than 15 feet, 6 inches as the rainy season ends.

TCPALM - 2018-08-14 20:40:00

Governor Rick Scott declares state of emergency for red tide outbreak in Southwest Florida

Gov. Rick Scott on Monday declared a state of emergency for seven Florida counties, including Lee, Collier and Charlotte, due to the impact of red tide.

TCPALM - 2018-08-15 00:03:00

Company presents economic snapshot to city - Okeechobee News

OKEECHOBEE – A highlight of the Okeechobee City Council’s regular meeting Tuesday, besides the marriage proposal that ended in the city administrator’s engagement, was a discussion about the Okeechobee County Economic Strategic Plan.

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Burroughs, Brown spar over issues, county’s conditions - Okeechobee News

OKEECHOBEE — The two challengers for Okeechobee County Commission, running against District 2 incumbent Bryant Culpepper and District 4’s Terry Burroughs (the board chairman), faced off Monday evening, Aug. 6, at the Okeechobee Political Forum.

OKEECHOBEENEWS.NET - 2018-08-13 21:00:47

Judge gives Port St. Lucie's Michael Beer maximum sentence in death of toddler foster son

FORT PIERCE — Michael Beer, convicted in June by a Circuit Court jury of aggravated manslaughter in the September 2014 death of his 2-year-old foster son, was sentenced Tuesday to the maximum 30 years in prison.

TCPALM - 2018-08-13 23:14:00

Chandler, Culpepper share similar visions in friendly forum - Okeechobee News

OKEECHOBEE — The two challengers for Okeechobee County Commission, running against District 4’s Terry Burroughs (board chairman) and District 2 incumbent Bryant Culpepper, faced off with the incumbents Aug. 6 at the Okeechobee Political Forum.

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