An Osceola High School for the Arts student has won the local Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Writing Contest The Dr Martin Luther Ling Kr Writing Contest was open to middle and high school age students in Osceola County. Middle School students were invited to submit a work of poetry, while high school…
• SILVER SPURS SHOWDOWN will be at Osceola Heritage Park, 1875 Silver Spur Ln, Kissimmee, Feb. 16, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Silver Spurs Showdown is going to be a truck, jeep, car, SXA, and ATV show. This event will have an assortment of trophy classes to win. For more information, go to https://…
Richard Franklin Ritter, 83, husband of Janet Ritter of St. Cloud, passed away on January 18, 2020. The family will receive friends for visitation on Sunday, January 26, 2020, from 6-8 p.m., at the Osceola Memory Gardens Funeral Home, 2000 13th Street, in St Cloud. The Funeral services will be…
HISTORY OF AFRICAN JEWELRY MAKING History of African Jewelry Making will be Thursday, Feb. 6, from 3 to 4:30 p.m., at the St. Cloud Library STC Fisk Room, second floor. Travel to Africa as you learn about the history of African jewelry making and handcraft your very own wood beaded bracelets. All…
Clarence Wendell Webster. Born - April 3, 1935. Deceased-January 9, 2020. Preceded in death by father Clarence Ozell Webster, mother Agnes Mills Webster, brothers: Donald Webster and Walter Lee Webster. Survived by sister Betty Jo Harris, brother Earnest Webster, daughter Elaine Webster, son…
The Osceola County Office of Emergency Management will be kicking off a weeklong weather safety informational campaign in conjunction with the National Weather Service Melbourne and the Osceola Library System. “Severe Weather Awareness week is a terrific tool for sharing important safety…
The Kissimmee Utility Authority is warning parents of a dangerous viral Internet challenge currently circulating on the social media app TikTok. It’s called the “outlet challenge,” and it involves partially inserting the plug of a cell phone charger into an outlet, then placing a penny onto the…
For the News-Gazette I really don’t know what was more ridiculous, Odell Beckham Jr. attempting to hijack the LSU post-game national championship celebration by trying to make it all about “him,” while handing out cash to the players in the locker room, or the feeble attempt to laugh it off by…
ST. CLOUD HIGH SCHOOL Up until his sudden and unexpected passing in 2017, Tim McMullen coached, counseled and advised both coaches and players at St. Cloud High School for more than three decades. Perhaps it is only fitting that from now on Bulldog basketball players and coaches will now…
County buys land to bring affordable housing, commercial business to land near Poinciana SunRail station Osceola County is buying 82 acres of land near the Poinciana SunRail station for commercial development and affordable housing. The County Commission approved the $8.9 million purchase at the…
WRESTLING It was another top three-tournament finish for the Harmony Longhorns, and both Poinciana and Liberty claimed individual champions as five county schools participated in the Milton Winter Memorial Invitational Wrestling Tournament at St. Cloud High School, Jan. 18-19. The Longhorns…
The Kissimmee Utility Authority is warning parents of a dangerous viral Internet challenge…
County buys land to bring affordable housing, commercial business to land near Poinciana SunRail…
For the News-Gazette I really don’t know what was more ridiculous, Odell Beckham Jr. attempting to…
Victoria Saurez scored in the opening 25 minutes, and Jenna Butcofski added a second-half clincher, as the Lady Longhorns upset top-seeded St. Cloud, 2-0, to win the Orange Belt Conference
HISTORY OF AFRICAN JEWELRY MAKING History of African Jewelry Making will be Thursday, Feb. 6, from 3 to 4:30 p.m., at the St. Cloud Library STC Fisk Room,…
The Osceola County Office of Emergency Management will be kicking off a weeklong weather safety informational campaign in conjunction with the National Weather…
The Poinciana Beautiful Homeowners Awards Gala will be Saturday, Jan. 25, from 7 to 10 p.m. at the Anthony DePalma Center. More than 200 Association of…
ST. CLOUD HIGH SCHOOL Up until his sudden and unexpected passing in 2017, Tim McMullen coached, counseled and advised both coaches and players at St. Cloud…
Winning 5 of 10 weight classes and using its superior depth, the St. Cloud Lady Bulldog weightlifting team repeated as Orange Belt Conference champions last…
In a rematch of several state playoff basketball games from the past couple of years, Osceola came up just short against perennial state power Oak Ridge,…
Valencia College’s Osceola Campus will host an exhibition of photographs by Cuban-born photographer Jose Betancourt, now on display through Feb. 6 at the…
Pneumonia isn’t just a disease that happens in advanced age or one affecting those with compromised immune systems — it can happen to anyone. This is the same…
As garden catalogs are piling up and online versions fill your inbox, your thoughts may turn to the growing season ahead. With so many choices of beautiful…