Okeechobee (United States)

Type: City
Name: Okeechobee (United States)
Country: United States
Latitude: 27.2439
Longitude: -80.829803
population: 5,669
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Search continues for missing Sarasota man; van found in Okeechobee in 2012

Newton H. Whidden, 87.OKEECHOBEE — An investigator is scouring the Lake Placid area for clues to the whereabouts of a Sarasota man who has been missing for over two years.Cody (Dee) Hart said Wednesday, Sept. 17, she has been told Newton H. Whidden, 87, ... [Published Florida Newszap - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

DEP to Host Lake Okeechobee BMAP Meeting

The Florida Department of Environmental Protection is inviting local stakeholders — government representatives, scientists, environmentalists, agricultural operators and others — to attend a meeting to discuss development of the Lake Okeechobee restoration ... [Published Dredging Today - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 14 2014 - 1 reports

Rolling meth lab halted in Okeechobee

OKEECHOBEE — When narcotics task force detectives saw the 1996 white Lincoln run a stop sign they knew it was their chance, and they took it.After stopping the car in the 400 block of U.S. 441 South the detectives not only found the individual they were ... [Published Florida Newszap - Sep 14 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

DEP Hosts Lake Okeechobee Restoration Plan Development Meeting - 09/12/2014

OKEECHOBEE - The Florida Department of Environmental Protection invites local stakeholders - government representatives, scientists, environmentalists, agricultural operators and others - to attend a meeting to discuss development of the Lake Okeechobee ... [Published Noodls - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Foreclosure Roundup: Industrial park faces $10M lawsuit

An industrial park near West Palm Beach could be seized in a $10.1 million foreclosure lawsuit.U.S. Bank, representing a commercial mortgage-backed securities (CMBS) trust, filed a foreclosure lawsuit on Sept. 9 against Okeechobee #1 LLC, which was formerly ... [Published South Florida Business Journal - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Music festival on track for March 2015 in Okeechobee

OKEECHOBEE — Plans are on track for a music festival at the Sundance Trails property March 6-8, 2015.The Okeechobee County Commission Thursday approved the Okeechobee County Planning Board’s recommendation to authorize issuance of temporary use permits ... [Published Florida Newszap - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Central Florida Regional Planning Council Celebrates 40th Anniversary

BARTOW | Trade and energy development could be key parts of future economic development in the Heartland area of Florida, Pat Steed told the Central Florida Regional Planning Council on Wednesday.Steed, the agency's executive director, looked ahead as ... [Published Winter Haven News Chief - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Dairy Talk: Imagine. Innovate. Achieve.

If you stand still, you’ll fall behind—Albert Einstein never said this, but in business this law of inertia is a constant you can bet on.The U.S. dairy industry has become a global player, and figuring out your place on this new playing field is critical ... [Published AgWeb.com - Sep 10 2014]
Entities: Dairy, cow, Cattle
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 1 reports

Mud Night - Come Party With Us!

Hey everyone, it’s Matt Peacock with Mud Night. We are the crew that brings the party once the sun goes down. What’s better than getting the chance to meet our fans while mudding all day before hanging out at the party with them all night?I mean, who ... [Published Four Wheeler - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 1 reports

Man killed in motorcycle crash north of Okeechobee

OKEECHOBEE — An Okeechobee man was killed after the motorcycle he was operating hit a fence and he was then thrown from his 2005 Honda CBR.According to a Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) press release Reece Ryan Lopez, 29, was pronounced dead at the scene ... [Published Florida Newszap - Sep 03 2014]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 1 reports

Okeechobee man dies as result of early August crash

OKEECHOBEE — An Okeechobee man has died as a result of the injuries he received in a three-car crash on U.S. 441 N. earlier this month.Deputy Adrian Rogers, of the Okeechobee County Sheriff’s Office (OCSO), has confirmed that Richard Gene Holcker, 64, ... [Published Florida Newszap - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

G4S staffer accused of having sex with inmate at the Okeechobee facility

Sara Erin Martin, 31.OKEECHOBEE — A female youth care staff member at the G4S facility on U.S. 441 N. has been arrested for allegedly having sexual relations with a male juvenile inmate.According to an arrest report Sara Erin Martin, 31, Mariposa Ave., ... [Published Florida Newszap - Aug 29 2014]

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...heart of improving water quality for all of South Florida," said Tom Frick, director of the Division of Environmental Assessment and Restoration. "The actions identified in this plan are a significant step toward that goal."
...Others are improving cow comfort. "We are adding stalls to alleviate overcrowding," says Jeff Barns, a producer from Pennsylvania. "We had 156 stalls for 210 cows, so we added 54 adjustable stalls. We hope this will improve cow comfort."
"Good development protects natural resources, protects our valuable agricultural lands, keeps our taxes low, is compatible with existing development and provides the infrastructure necessary to support that new development" she said

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Search continues for missing Sarasota man; van ... [Published Florida Newszap - Sep 19 2014]
DEP to Host Lake Okeechobee BMAP Meeting [Published Dredging Today - Sep 15 2014]
Rolling meth lab halted in Okeechobee [Published Florida Newszap - Sep 14 2014]
DEP Hosts Lake Okeechobee Restoration Plan Deve... [Published Noodls - Sep 12 2014]
Foreclosure Roundup: Industrial park faces $10M... [Published South Florida Business Journal - Sep 12 2014]
Music festival on track for March 2015 in Okeec... [Published Florida Newszap - Sep 12 2014]
Historic photos of Belle Glade revealed on Yale... [Published The Palm Beach Post - Sep 11 2014]
Central Florida Regional Planning Council Celeb... [Published Winter Haven News Chief - Sep 11 2014]
Dairy Talk: Imagine. Innovate. Achieve. [Published AgWeb.com - Sep 10 2014]
Mud Night - Come Party With Us! [Published Four Wheeler - Sep 09 2014]
Anne L. Brown [Published Waldo County Village Soup - Sep 09 2014]
Martin County Community Calendar: Sept. 8 [Published TCPalm - Sep 09 2014]
Two Highlands County Men Plead Guilty to Firear... [Published United States Department of Justice - Sep 06 2014]
Primary election maintains status quo [Published Hometown News - Sep 05 2014]
TASER : Cleveland Police Department Upgrades 30... [Published 4 Traders - Sep 04 2014]
Man killed in motorcycle crash north of Okeechobee [Published Florida Newszap - Sep 03 2014]
Okeechobee man dies as result of early August c... [Published Florida Newszap - Aug 31 2014]
G4S staffer accused of having sex with inmate a... [Published Florida Newszap - Aug 29 2014]
Murder, battery charges filed in beating death ... [Published Florida Times-Union - Aug 26 2014]
Murder, battery charges filed in beating death ... [Published Florida Times-Union - Aug 26 2014]
Massive Shortwave Site Gets a New Lease on Life [Published Radio World Newspaper - Aug 26 2014]
Traffic concerns growing over Minto West develo... [Published South Florida Sun-Sentinel - Aug 24 2014]
Road Trip, Part 3! Wild and sweet on U.S. 27 [Published Huffington Post - Aug 22 2014]
State files more charges in Okeechobee beating ... [Published Florida Newszap - Aug 22 2014]
Okeechobee men arrested in Fort Pierce [Published Florida Newszap - Aug 20 2014]
Electric Saver 1200 Reduces Power Bills Up to 25% [Published Wall Street Select - Aug 19 2014]
Happily — another Huey has a home [Published seattlepi.com - Aug 18 2014]
Autistic teen beaten at ‘house party’ in Okeech... [Published Florida Newszap - Aug 17 2014]
Congressional District Map Filed With Court [Published Winter Haven News Chief - Aug 16 2014]
5 Places Where The Bacteria That Just Contamina... [Published Think Progress - Aug 04 2014]
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