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When it comes to movies, you don’t automatically think “let’s go to the library.” Libraries in the Heartland Library Cooperative, like Sebring Public Library, are not only filled with books, but movies as well. We offer a variety of classic films, children’s films, and recently released films.

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OKEECHOBEE – On Wednesday, March 27, the Okeechobee and Sebring communities came out to Jersey Mike’s to do more than eat a sandwich. They showed up for Jersey Mike’s annual Day of Giving to support a local charity. This year Martha’s House was honored to be selected as that charity.

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SEBRING — On May 3, VFW Post 4300 presented Lt. Col. Natalie Drury, of the Sebring High School with the VFW award naming her the Sebring JROTC Cadet of the Year. The award was presented to Natalie Drury, by VFW Commander Dale Barnes at the FL-935 Annual Military Ball, at the High School.

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LAKE PLACID — GFWC Lake Placid Woman’s Club awarded two $1,000 scholarships this year and also paid for a Juniorettes LEADS candidate to attend the GFWC Florida convention in Orlando. Pictured, from left: Kayla Allgood, Aubrey Lanier and LEADS Jr. Meridith Shin. The young women were guests a…

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LAKE PLACID — GFWC Lake Placid Woman’s Club HOBY winner this year was Sole Knorr-LeVatte a sophomore, she will be going to Eckerd College for a leadership weekend this summer, pictured with the Education Chair for the club, Paula Pero. The young woman was a guest at the club luncheon along w…

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LAKE PLACID — On Wednesday, May 8, the Lake Placid Garden Club held their installation of officers for the upcoming year. Sharon Diaz conducted the installation with a delightful Cinco de Mayo theme. Garden Club members appreciate the new board members for retaining the same positions for ne…

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SEBRING — This week, Ronna Mason from the Sebring Elks 1529 presented a $1,200 check to Undersheriff Mike Brown of the Highlands County Sheriff’s Office. This donation was “earmarked” for the Sheriff’s Youth Camp. This summer camp, located at Inglis, near Crystal River is for youth (not juve…

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Pictured, from left: Dr. Rajeswari Sonni, Sonni Foundation; Dr. Shameema Challa, The Tutoring Center; Shaneria Williams, a scholarship recipient from Avon Park High School; and Becky Johnson, Sonni Foundation Awards Committee.

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Visit Sebring is pleased to announce that seven local museums will participate in this year’s International Museum Day (IMD) with special docent-led tours, scavenger hunts for kids, public receptions, presentations, new exhibits, raffles, free admission, discounts and extended hours schedule…

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It seems Highlands County’s children are in agreement. They really love the 13-installment in the Dork Diaries series by Rachel Renee Russell. In “Tales from a Not-So-Happy Birthday,” “Nikki and her BFF’s Chloe and Zoey have been planning a birthday party of epic proportions! There’s just on…

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It’s was 93 hot and humid degrees last Tuesday, but that did not stop a passionate group from waving American and Israeli flags for two hours in that heat. They stood on both corners of Highway 27 and Sparta Rd. in Sebring to support Israel and stand against anti-Semitism.

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