Community Easter Service

Sunday, April 21 at 6:30 a.m. in Barron Park brought o your by the LaBelle Evangelical Minister’s Association. 6:20 a.m. Pre-Service Dance of the Kingdom, I.C.R. Church. Welcome & Opening Prayer, Pastor Frank Deerey Jr. Pastor of First Baptist Church. City Commissioner/Mayor Honorable David Lyons, Pledge to the American Flag. Prayer for our Country, pastor […]

Egg-cellent Easter Downtown event was all it was cracked up to be!

Let the Cash Mobbing begin!

Are you ready for the first-ever LaBelle Cash Mob? Do you find yourself asking, “What in the world is a Cash Mob?!” Well, the idea came up, while I was brainstorming innovative ideas to help local businesses thrive, with Kelly Boone, of the LaBelle Downtown Revitalization Corporation(LBRC). It’s a name that was inspired by “flash […]

Locals Making Strides in Parkinson’s Awareness

LaBelle certainly does not have a shortage of inspirational people, and the attendees of the LaBelle Parkinson’s Exercise Class and their caregivers are among them. This determined group rallied together at the Walk 4 Hope event, held at Lakes Regional Park in Fort Myers, this past Saturday, April 6. The Walk 4 Hope was an […]

Creative inspiration abound at Gallery Art Show

Local non-profit, Arts of the Inland, held its annual spring “Inspirations” juried art show reception last Friday, April 5 at their main gallery, the Barron Park House Gallery. Despite the stormy weather, the event was filled with great food, wine, a fun silent auction, and some exasperatingly beautiful art from local artists. Best in Show […]

LaBelle Native Propels Submarine Legacy into the Future

By Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Brad Gee, Navy Office of Community Outreach KINGS BAY, Ga. – As citizens of LaBelle go about their daily lives, members of the U.S. Navy’s “Silent Service” submarine force work beneath the ocean’s waves, continuing a tradition that only a small fraction of military members will ever know: strategic […]

LaBelle Teams Up to Fight Cancer

Relay for Life started with one person who believed he could make a difference. In May 1985, people gathered and watched as Dr. Gordon “Gordy” Klatt walked and ran for 24 hours and completed 83.6 miles on foot and raised $27,000 through pledges to help save lives from cancer. The next year, 19 teams were […]

Time Travel along the Caloosahatchee River

The Caloosahatchee River is a magical place filled with fossils from camels, horses, bison, bobcats, alligators, turtles, sharks, manatees, fish, and even elephant-like mammoths and mastodons! LaBelle Fossil Camp is a fun and unique science-based adventure camp, where 8-14 year olds get hands-on experience hunting for and identifying those fossils. At the week long day-camp, […]

LaBelle Youth Rabbit and Cavy show

The LaBelle Youth Livestock Rabbit and Cavy Show sponsored by LaBelle Ranch Supply was held on Monday, February 11th with Mrs. Jaime Dixon of Arcadia, Florida serving as the official judge. Zackary Dalrymple Kassi Dupree, Beryl Gonzalez, Peal Gonzalez, Morgan Lujan, Shawn Martin, Andres Martinez, Amelia Martinez, Armando Martinez, Alexandro Martinez, Grace Washam, Katherine Washam […]

LaBelle Youth Livestock Dairy Goat Show at the Rodeo Grounds

The LaBelle Youth Livestock Dairy Goat Show was held on Thursday, February 14th. The official judge for the evening was Mr. Clint Webster of Ft. Myers, Florida. The show was sponsored by Diane Pendrey Scholarship Fund. The belt buckle sponsors were Randy’s Garage, Total Truck Parts, D & D Machine & Hydraulics, Creel Tractor, The […]