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OKEECHOBEE -- An Okeechobee man with a long history of arrests and convictions was ordered back to prison earlier this week by Circuit Court Judge Sherwood Bauer.  Michael Corsetti Jr., 58, was declared a habitual felony offender and was then sentenced Wednesday, July 29, to 15 years in prison by Judge Bauer.  In April, Corsetti was convicted on three counts of sale/delivery … Read more
OKEECHOBEE -- Okeechobee County School Board members approved a tentative millage rate of 7.202 mills which is a slight decrease for the 2015-2016 school year at a public hearing July 30.  One mill equals $1 in taxes for every $1,000 of property value.  Due to a larger tax base for schools, about 5.9 percent, local taxes collected will increase by $337,079, to … Read more
OKEECHOBEE — A state inspector Thursday found a ‘skimmer’ attached to the inside of a gas pump at a convenience store in downtown Okeechobee. Detective James Pickering, with the Okeechobee … Read more
OKEECHOBEE -- An Okeechobee motorcyclist was airlifted to a coastal hospital after he reportedly struck a pickup truck that turned in front of him.  Raymond Landen Dean, 66, was northbound in … Read more