Okeechobee Newswire (Page 2)
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SEBRING – Joel Smith excitedly paced and waited for his turn to get out into the arena with his pig, “Shorty.” Joel, a member of the Sebring High School Future Farmers of America chapter, had meticulously tended to and cared for Shorty, a 265-pound market hog, since October. By the time the 2015 Highlands County Fair Junior Livestock Sale auction rolled around, Joel, 9, a third grader at Woodlawn Elementary School, didn't have any problem letting Shorty became fair game to the highest bidder. Comment?
And tree-sniffing dogs. One program trains canines to detect HLB infected trees. Comment?
Hopping a boxcar full of hay in Syracuse, New York, he lay down to sleep. He was woken up several hours later in Rochester by a man who insisted he work to pay off his free ride. Comment?
None of these descriptions apply to Dr. Mark Deyrup. He has spent his career studying bugs and will deliver some of his expansive knowledge focusing on scrub insects in a special Discovery Walkabout at 1 p.m. Sunday at Archbold Biological Station. Comment?
Craig Edward Morgan, 30, no address given, was arrested by the Highlands County Sheriff's Office and charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, battery and false imprisonment. The arrest came after the woman, who was being treated at a hospital in Okeechobee, said that Morgan wanted her to drive him to Okeechobee. Comment?
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