Ladies for Liberty to perform

Lake Okeechobee News will present two free shows in a salute to veterans in the region featuring Ladies for Liberty, a patriotic singing troupe. The USO style performance features the style of the Andrews Sisters with a spirt of patriotism reminiscent of the 1940’s. From song selection to their costumes and hairstyles, the ladies celebrate […]

BHPG has All About LaBelle show

The board members and volunteers of the Barron Park House Gallery (BPHG) are working hard, and currently have a showing titled “All about LaBelle”. A visual arts show of paintings, drawings, sculptures, original prints and photographs that highlight the views of LaBelle and the surrounding areas. This show will be available for viewing through the […]

Barron Park improvements top city meeting

The Barron Park Master Plan Committee Meeting proceeded the regular January 9 meeting of the LaBelle City Commission. Mayor Lyons opened the floor to discussion on short-term imporvements at Barron Park. There was only one bid turned in on redoing the benches in front of the gazebo. Discussion turned to using power poles or 6X6 […]

Red White and Tunes!!

The fun starts in Barron Park at 3 p.m. tomorrow, July 4 with free water slides, vendors, concessions and live entertainment. At 3:30 you can Show off your American Pride at the Stars and Stripes Parade! The parade route will start at the Dollar General Marketplace and will proceed north on Main Street and ending […]

Creative inspiration abound at Gallery Art Show

Local non-profit, Arts of the Inland, held its annual spring “Inspirations” juried art show reception last Friday, April 5 at their main gallery, the Barron Park House Gallery. Despite the stormy weather, the event was filled with great food, wine, a fun silent auction, and some exasperatingly beautiful art from local artists. Best in Show […]

Exciting Live Art Performances given by local artists at SCF

While Barron Park was buzzing with endless Swamp Cabbage Festival events, the often unnoticed tiny, white, 105-year-old house that sits to the east of the American flag mural and tennis courts, near the river, had also come alive with activity. Crowds of people wandered into the Barron Park House Gallery & Gift Shop, probably attracted […]

Cooking for a Cure supports research

Barron Park was buzzing with activity on Saturday, February 2, as dedicated volunteers served up lots of mouthwatering pulled pork and fixings, at the 7th Annual Cooking for a Cure benefit. Focused on saving and celebrating more lives, 100 percent of the proceeds of this event went to Relay for Life LaBelle, a cause that […]

2019 Swamp Cabbage Queen and Princess Contestants

Courtesy photo/Lilac Photography First Row – Hailey Prince, Mallory Saxon, Sadie Pellitier and Camryn Nash. Second Row – Emyllee Hull, Trinity Carncross, Carli Spencer, Emmalee Grace and Harleigh Weber. Third Row – 2018 Queen Taylor Randant, Novie Kohutek, Brooke White, Jaiden Hinman and 2018 Princess Ryley Bordeau.

LDRC’s 7th Annual Smoke Under the Oaks

This past Saturday at the always tantalizing, 7th Annual Smoke Under the Oaks Rib Fest, LaBelle’s best small-town smokers filled Barron Park with the sweet smell of barbecue. There were crowds of smiling faces, anxiously waiting in lines for a chance to feast on the most delicious ribs around. The Judges most definitely had their […]

Draw Inspiration in your life in 2019

Many people begin the new year with resolutions, but few make a plan to be successful with those resolutions. There are many tools that can be of use when trying to reach a goal such as an accountability partner, scheduled reminders from our technological devices, or, if you lean toward OCD/ ADD tendencies like me, […]