Florida Highway Patrol to conduct DUI Wolfpack Detail

Naples – The Florida Highway Patrol will hold a DUI Wolfpack Operation beginning at 8:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 12, 2019 until 4:00 a.m. on Sunday, October 13, 2019. The Wolfpack Operation will take place in Collier and Hendry County. The Wolfpack Operation will focus on Interstate 75 and major state and county roadways. The […]

Touch-a-Truck and Fall Festival

Gather friends and family to see and touch LaBelle’s various working trucks and vehicles at Touch-a-Truck! Barron Library, LaBelle Downtown Revitalization Corporation, and MOPS of LaBelle present Touch-a-Truck and Fall Festival on Saturday, October 26, 2019 from 3 pm to 6 pm. This family event will take place in the Barron Library parking, 461 North […]

Murder in the House of Horrors

The Firehouse Community Theatre is excited to announce a Pre-Season Play: “Murder in the House of Horrors”, written by Billy St. John. This play will be presented for 2 days only! October 4th & 5th at 7pm! Tickets will be sold at the door at $10 for adults and $5 for kids grade school through […]

Airglades hub expected to break ground in spring

HENDRY COUNTY — Airglades International Airport LLC’s Chief Executive Officer Fred Ford has been busy building momentum behind the private takeover of the former Riddle Field. Now he and his investor groups are putting the last touches on all the myriad details of their 10-year project to convert the public airport into a privately developed […]

Southern Gardens juice plant closes

ORLANDO — The Associated Press reports that one of only a handful of orange juice-processing plants left in Florida stopped processing fruit Tuesday, according to a FOX 35 News copyrighted report. It is yet another sign of the havoc that imported juice, diseases and Hurricane Irma have had on the fortunes of growers of the […]

U.S. 27 repaving in progress; slow down!

MOORE HAVEN — Local motorists and through travelers were being urged to exercise extra caution in the area of the U.S. 27 intersection with Florida State Road 78, just west of town, as of Wednesday, Sept. 11. Ajax Paving began tearing up old pavement (ABOVE) in preparation for the repaving of the highway, and traffic […]

LaBelle Goodwill Expands Opens Community Resource Center to Serve Those in Need

LaBelle – A double ribbon-cutting is scheduled for 8:45 a.m. on Thursday, September 12th, as Goodwill Industries of Southwest Florida (SWFL) introduces the LaBelle community to a newly remodeled retail and donation center, and grand opening of their new Community Resource Center. In addition, a community celebration is scheduled for Saturday afternoon including discounts, music, […]

Recently at the Rotary

On Tuesday, September 3, the Rotary Club of LaBelle was visited by our District Foundation Chair, Mr. Alfred Current. Mr. Alfred Current (left) is pictured with LaBelle Rotary President Joe Timm.

Submerged aquatic vegetation in Lake O shows signs of recovery

OKEECHOBEE — Lake Okeechobee’s submerged aquatic vegetation (SAV) is showing signs of recovery, according to information shared at the Aug. 8 meeting of the Lake Okeechobee Aquatic Plant Management Interagency Task Force, representatives from the Florida Wildlife Conservation Commission, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the South Florida Water Management District. The meeting was […]

Leadership Hendry and Glades helps develop regional leaders

As the challenges and opportunities of Hendry and Glades counties become more complex, there is an increasing need to develop regional leaders. Leadership Hendry and Glades Counties, Inc (LHG) is a comprehensive leadership program designed to better prepare a diverse group of community, government, business and nonprofit leaders to work collaboratively in addressing regional issues. […]

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