Glades County Newswire (Page 3)

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  1. 8 Dead, 10 Injured In FL Van CrashRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2015 | Magic 98.3 Columbus

    The Florida Highway Patrol is investigating a van crash on State Road 78 and US 27 in Glades County that left eight people dead and ten people in the hospital. Troopers say preliminary information shows the van was traveling eastbound on State Road 78, passed through a posted stop sign, traveled across all lanes of US 27, and then into a steep partially water filled canal located on the US 27 east side grass shoulder.

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  2. Florida van crash leaves 8 dead, 10 hurt; vehicle in canalRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2015 | WTLV

    ... ded. The highway patrol would not provide further information on the identities or ages of the passengers. The Glades County Sheriff's office referred all calls to Florida Highway Patrol.

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  3. Today's Top Stories - March 30Read the original story

    Mar 30, 2015 | Southeast Georgia Today

    ... people are dead after a church bus crash in south-central Florida. The bus was headed east on a state road in Glades County, west of Lake Okeechobee just after midnight. The Florida Highway Patrol says the driver went through a stop sign, rolled ...

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  4. Fiery Death On U.S. 27 After Van Bursts Into FlamesRead the original story

    Mar 14, 2015 | Southwest Florida Online

    Deputies Attempt Rescue Of Man In Burning Vehicle MOORE HAVEN, FL. -- Richard McGoogan Rhynes, 78 from Sebring, Florida is dead after a crash on U.S. 27 near Lykes Road in Glades county Saturday afternoon.

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  5. School Bus Hits Low Hanging Electric WireRead the original story

    Mar 10, 2015 | Southwest Florida Online

    A Glades county school bus, driven by Cynthia Hallback, 57 of Moore Haven was traveling east on the eastbound lane of County Road 720, east of Langdale Rd. A power line across County Road 720, east of Langdale Rd was hanging lower than its normal standard height. For unknown reasons, Hallback failed to observe the power line hanging lower directly ahead.

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  6. Students Working Against Tobacco At Chalo Nitka ParadeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2015 | Southwest Florida Online

    The Glades County Chapter of Students Working Against Tobacco - Moore Haven Middle/High School based club participated in the Annual Chalo Nitka parade on Saturday, March 7, 2015. SWAT members designed a float themed, "Working To Save The Next Generation"; the group of empowered youth are committed to making Glades County a safer and healthier place for forthcoming generations to live, learn, and play.

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  7. Nicodemus Slough to store Lake Okeechobee excess waterRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    GLADES COUNTY, Fla.- WINK News has an exclusive look at a new place for storing water and keeping it out of the Caloosahatchee River. The Nicodemus Slough, near Moore Haven, will take nutrient-rich water from Lake Okeechobee, and keep that water out of the river.

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  8. Mental health facility closingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | NBC2 News

    The two facilities, one in LaBelle and the other in Clewiston, serve thousands of patients across Central and Southwest Florida. Employees are upset to be out of work, but say it's their patients they are most worried about.

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  9. A sometimes lonely jobRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2015 | Highlands Today

    ... where the calls are taken. In some cases, they also get help from other agencies, such as the Okeechobee and Glades County sheriff office's or the Seminole Police Department. Deputy Jody Stowers, who patrols the Southeast zone at night, said he ...

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  10. Weather Matters: Records fall with Arctic invasion; coastal freeze avoidedRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | Palm Beach Daily News

    ... but a NWS-networked weather station in Loxahatchee just north of Lion Country Safari reported a low of 30. Glades County reported lows at freezing or just below freezing; weather stations in Hendry County were at 34 at 7 a.m.. Inland Collier County ...

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  11. Water Released From Lake Okeechobee To Estuaries This WeekRead the original story

    Feb 19, 2015 | Southwest Florida Online

    ... In January, the District began full-capacity pumping into the new Nicodemus Slough water storage area in Glades County. To send water onto the 16,000-acre project area, four pumps are each moving approximately 30,000 gallons of water per minute. ...

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  12. Glades Co. slough helping with Lake Okeechobee water releasesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2015 | NBC2 News

    ... retention project that will now keep some of the released water from making its way down the river. We were in Glades County Wednesday to see how the Nicodemus Slough works. On Wednesday, a group of local natural resource experts got their ...

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  13. Weather Matters: January was one of driest on record in some locations, forecasters sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2015 | Palm Beach Daily News

    ... . With only a tenth of an inch of rain all month, Naples had its fourth-driest January on record; the tiny Glades County town of Ortona, west of Lake Okeechobee, had its ninth driest; Immokalee, in Collier County, had its 13th-driest; Redland, an ...

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  14. 5th panther died so far this yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2015 | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    ... by state and federal government agencies and conservation groups. Some outdoorsmen and leaders in Hendry and Glades County, however, have disputed that population estimate and argued they should be removed from the endangered list . Many agree ...

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  15. Water pumped to new area to protect estuariesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 | WPTV Local News

    To increase storage of freshwater releases from Lake Okeechobee and help protect Florida estuaries, state water management officials are taking new action. The South Florida Water Management District said Friday they've begun full-capacity pumping into the new Nicodemus Slough water storage area in Glades County.

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  16. Lake Okeebhobee Water Being Pumped Into Vast New Storage AreaRead the original story

    Jan 30, 2015 | Southwest Florida Online

    To increase storage of freshwater releases from Lake Okeechobee and help protect the Caloosahatchee Estuary, the South Florida Water Management District has begun full-capacity pumping into the new Nicodemus Slough water storage area in Glades County. Located south of Fisheating Creek on the western bank of the lake, the Nicodemus Slough project is intended to provide interim water storage until projects such as the Caloosahatchee River West Basin Storage Reservoir are completed.

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  17. Glades Health Department Seeking Accreditation ReviewRead the original story

    Jan 14, 2015 | Southwest Florida Online

    On Thursday, January 22, the Florida Department of Health in Glades County will receive a "Site Visit" from the Public Health Accreditation Board. The purpose of the site visit is to allow for review by peer public health practitioners and to verify the documentation submitted to PHAB by the health department.

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  18. FDOT RoadWatch Advisory for work on US 27 in Glades CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2015 | Capital Soup

    US 27 at "Boar Hammock" : Maintenance project: Motorists should expect southbound lane closures from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. today, Tuesday, January 13 for crews to clean debris left from a vehicle crash.

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  19. Gas Prices Still Falling But Not That Much HereRead the original story

    Jan 12, 2015 | Southwest Florida Online

    ... the national average that has fallen 5.4 cents per gallon in the last week to $2.12/gallon. But in Hendry and Glades county, Florida prices are still 20 to 30 cent higher than Florida average prices. Although prices are falling, they historically ...

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  20. Polo Mogul To Serve 16 Year Sentence At Ne...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2015 | WIOD-AM Miramar

    Fifty-one-year-old John Goodman had requested serving out his 16-year-term at Moore Haven Correctional Institution in Glades County, about an hour from his Wellington home. But reports say he has been moved to Madison Correctional Institution, east of Tallahassee, and about five hours from his home.

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