Where are sex offenders on Halloween? Worried about your kids knocking on doors of sex offenders while trick or treating? Kids in Okeechobee are busy getting their Halloween costumes ready. The overall focus is to keep children safe, especially on a night when there's so many of them outdoors.
Okeechobee County currently has (2) juvenile offenders, (104) offenders and (10) predators), that register with the Sheriff’s Office. Florida's number of registered sex offenders is ri
HALLOWEEN IS FAST APPROACHING Here are a few tips to prepare parents and make fun for everyone. *Encourage the kids to use facial make-up instead of a mask *Spend the extra dollar and purchase quality make-up. You don’t want your kid to have that same look weeks later *If possible, design the costume to accommodate a sweater or even a jacket underneath depending on the weather *Make sure that all costumes and accessories are flame resistant *Keep in mind how much walking they
National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day On Saturday, October 28, from 10a.m. to 2 p.m. the Okeechobee County Sheriff’s Office and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will give the public an opportunity to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs. Bring your pills for disposal to Flagler Park, 55 SE 3 Avenue, Okeechobee. (The DEA cannot accept liquids or needles or sharps, only pills
When someone is mean, don’t listen. When someone is rude, walk away. When someone tries to put you down, stay firm. Don’t let someone else’s bad behavior destroy your inner peace. Have a great Monday! Michele Bell, PIO