Courtesy of NASA NASA’s SpaceX Demo-2 mission has ended with the Crew Dragon spacecraft successfully splashing down in the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Pensacola, Florida. NASA astronauts Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley remain safely inside the spacecraft as recovery ships move toward them.…
The Orlando Health Medical Pavilion – St. Cloud located on the corner of U.S.  Highway 192 and Budinger Avenue is now officially opened to the public.   A ribbon cutting ceremony was held on Monday, July 27, with Brent Burish, president of Orlando Health St. Cloud Hospital; Thibaut van Marcke,…
Here's an update on Hurricane Isaias, according to the National Hurricane Center. Hurricane conditions and dangerous storm surge will continue in portions of the northwest Bahamas today and tonight.  Hurricane conditions are expected along portions of the Florida east coast by late tonight and…
The Osceola County Office of Emergency Management is actively monitoring Hurricane Isaias. Potential impacts to Osceola County could include gusty winds and sustained rains, beginning as soon as this weekend.  Florida is no stranger to dealing with disasters and there are a wealth of resources…
Osceola County has started the process to foreclose on the beleaguered Star Motel and also Lake Cecile Inn & Suites where dozens of residents are struggling to pay off an outstanding electricity bill. The extended-stay motels, on U.S. Highway 192 near State Road 535, are owned by Mary Nguyen,…
On Saturday, July 25, Pete and Jean Barber, of St. Cloud, celebrated their 75th wedding anniversary at the couple’s home in St. Cloud. High school sweethearts, Pete and Jean were married July 26, 1945, in Winchester, Mass. Pete was born in St. Cloud in 1927, and is a fifth generation native…
My husband, Peter, is fascinated by hummingbirds. This year has been a difficult year for hummingbird watching as there has been a lot of competition at the feeder. First, the ants wouldn’t leave it alone. Then a bear smashed the feeder to bits. Right after Peter replaced the feeder, wasps…
If you are not feeling a little bit frustrated with the hand life has dealt you… then you might not be paying attention. When you arrive at a point of total frustration, make sure the decisions you make are based on a foundation of truth. As the old saying goes, you are entitled to your own…
By Eva Pabon and Osceola County Faculty   During the last months, UF/IFAS Extension in Osceola County has transitioned from in person activities to offer camps, classes and field days in different ways. So, the good news is that you can still attend many of our classes! We want to share with you…
Anthony Todt, the Celebration man accused of killing his wife and kids earlier this year, said it was his wife who murdered the children before committing suicide, according to a letter he wrote. The letter dated June 19 was sent to Anthony’s father, Robert. In the letter acquired from the Orange-…
The Osceola County Sheriff’s Office was able to stop eight “COVID” house parties over the weekend, and made 19 arrests. According to a Sheriff’s Office report, through the Intelligence and Tourist Policing units, the agency conducted a saturation patrol July 24-25 in the west corridor of the…
The Orlando Health Medical Pavilion – St. Cloud located on the corner of U.S.  Highway 192 and…
The Osceola County Office of Emergency Management is actively monitoring Hurricane Isaias.…
Osceola County has started the process to foreclose on the beleaguered Star Motel and also Lake…
Courtesy of NASA
Here's an update on Hurricane Isaias, according to the National Hurricane Center. Hurricane conditions and dangerous storm surge will continue in portions of…
Submitted by Cypress Cove Unbeknownst to many, the nudist movement in North America has been quietly and steadily growing since its introduction to our shores…
Osceola County officials are advising the public about a road-resurfacing project. The road is tentatively scheduled for resurfacing is Lindfields Boulevard…
The Osceola School District has joined other Central Florida school districts in the goal of providing opportunities for student-athletes during the COVID-19…
When it comes to high school football, things are back.  Just not back to normal. On June 15, Osceola County permitted students to return to campus for…
The Orlando Curling Club (OCC) has relocated to The Ice Factory of Central Florida in Kissimmee.  Since its inception in 2014, the club has held the majority…
On Saturday, July 25, Pete and Jean Barber, of St. Cloud, celebrated their 75th wedding anniversary at the couple’s home in St. Cloud. High school sweethearts…
By Eva Pabon and Osceola County Faculty   During the last months, UF/IFAS Extension in Osceola County has transitioned from in person activities to offer…
By Clint Bullock: In the midst of a pandemic, the last thing people need to worry about is a natural disaster. But hurricane season is here – and it’s…