Glades County recognizes veterans

Glades County held a Veteran’s Day service at Ortona Cemetery. Jaime Hingson sang songs, invocation and benediction was led by Pastor Charlie Watts, Glades County Sheriff Dave Hardin’s Color Guard led the opening ceremonies, and K.S. Butch Jones was guest speaker. Many others were in attendance as well including Auxiliary Unit 299 who presented Quilts […]

Woman’s Club hosts another successful event

On Oct. 6, the Glades County Woman’s Club (GCWC) hosted its sixth annual fundraising event at the City of Moore Haven Park. Money raised at this event goes toward mammograms, college scholarships and cancer awareness. A record 15 teams competed in the Rib Cook-Off. Teams were judged on presentation and taste. Judges for the event […]

Chow Down Food Trucks will in arrive in Moore Haven Nov. 1

MOORE HAVEN — Chow Down Food Trucks will arrive at Moore Haven Riverside Park, 299 Riverside Drive SW, on Thursday, Nov. 1, from 5 to 9 p.m. Bring your family to enjoy the food, fun, live music and kid zone. For more information visit facebook.com/chowdownfl

Who has the best Halloween Costumes?

As has been our tradition for several years, the Lake Okeechobee News invites readers to share their Halloween costume photos. The newspaper will post the photos on our Facebook pages for Okeechobee, Moore Haven, Clewiston and Belle Glade/Pahokee. Facebook fans will be encouraged to vote for their favorites by “liking” the photos. The photos from […]

Prevailing Word Christian Center honors pastor

MOORE HAVEN — On Sunday, Oct. 28, Prevailing Word Christian will celebrate Pastor’s Appreciation Day by recognizing, honoring and expressing love to Pastor Mazie Ford for her steadfastness in the calling. The theme this year is The Just Shall Live By Faith and is based upon the scriptures: Romans 1:17 (NLT). This Good News tells […]

Gallery: Moore Haven Terriers Homecoming 2018

Moore Haven Terriers homecoming game and parade and photos taken Sept. 28 in Moore Haven.

GCWC starts new year off with full schedule

GLADES COUNTY — Glades County Woman’s Club President Marina Langdale started the new club year off with a full schedule. She began the recent meeting by appointing club chairmen and a chaplain. The GCWC is the only service club in Glades County, and membership is by invitation only. Prospective members must be sponsored by an […]

Keenagers enjoy nursery rhyme competition

MOORE HAVEN — Not every person who is at least 50 years of age gets to return to preschool. Following a covered dish luncheon, Keenagers enjoyed a competition featuring nursery rhymes. It was soon evident that Laura Daniels was going to win, as she even knew what Tuesday’s Child is Full of. Sabrina and Brenda […]

Car seat inspections to be held Sept. 25

MOORE HAVEN — Safe Kids will host a car seat inspection on Tuesday, Sept. 25, from 9 a.m. – noon at the Florida Community Health Center, 1021 Health Park Drive in Moore Haven. For information call, Jashiramor Harper at 863-983-7813 ext. 1423. Inspections are open to walk-ins or by appointment.

Woman’s Club plans walkathon for breast cancer

MOORE HAVEN — The Glades County Woman’s Club will sponsor their sixth annual Walkathon for Breast Cancer on Saturday, Oct. 6, at the Moore Haven City Park, 299 Riverside Drive in Moore Haven. Registration will be held at 10:30 a.m. in front of the Glades County Library, 201 Riverside Drive. The walk begins at 11 […]