Pittillo to speak at Audubon

Experience “My Jaguar Journey in Brazil” and “Birds of the Brazilian Pantanal” by writer/photographer Cherie Pittillo at the Hendry-Glades Audubon Society program, March 12, at 7 p.m., 1085 Platt Boulevard, LaBelle, just past the LaBelle Airport, second drive on right and second building on right. Whether flying in a microlight over Africa, hanging out of […]

Coalition to help storm victims

Officials of the newly formed Hendry/Glades Unmet Needs Coalition gave a presentation at the Glades County Board meeting Monday night regarding their 6-week-old 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization that’s set up to help local people whose lives were disrupted by Hurricane Irma. Treasurer Margaret England came to the podium, introducing Coordinator Theresa “Terri” Miazga and Yvette Wingate. […]

Ceremony planned for Manchu Warriors this weekend

The day was the 2nd of March in the year 1968. It was in the wake of the Tet Offensive, marking the first time Northern Vietnamese Armed Forces had crossed the border into Southern Vietnam, where the Viet Cong launched surprise attacks all throughout the country causing widespread death and destruction. The United States Armed […]

Artists and photographers enter your work at art show

All artists and photographers are invited to enter original works into the “Inspirations” art show sponsored in the spring of each year by the Barron Park House Gallery located in LaBelle. This professionally judged and juried art show begins with a reception and judging at the Gallery on Friday, March 2 from 5 to 7 […]

Caloosa Baptist Church welcomes Pastor James Hunt and family

On January 7, 2018, Caloosa Baptist Church officially welcomed their new pastor, James Hunt, along with his wife Ali and four children. Pastor James was born in Maine, lived in Oklahoma, graduated college in Clearwater, Florida, and served his first 14 years of ministry mostly in south Florida. He married Ali in 1994 at First […]

Joe Mobley, hometown comedian will perform this weekend at the SCF

Joe Mobley, born December 5, 1969 started his comedy Shenanigans while in high school in LaBelle, where he danced and sang in the chorus. Later, Joe was a stand-up entertainer in the US Armed Forces, 􀀃where he wooed fellow soldiers, with his talents from Oklahoma to Germany. When he went to college to pursue business, […]

2018 Hendry Fair overtopped the fair-to-middlin’ bar

CLEWISTON — Attendance was up but livestock numbers were down this year at the Hendry County Fair & Livestock Show, which ran from Feb. 13 through Feb. 18 at the Hendry County Fairgrounds on South Francisco Street in Clewiston. Yvonne Swindle, president of the Hendry County Fair & Livestock Show Inc. Board of Trustees, said […]

Eli Mosley to play at Street Fest

Eli Mosley is from Lakeland, Florida. He is a twenty seven year old country singer who has been singing full time for the past four years. Eli remembers wanting to be a country singer since he was a small boy. “I had gone to see Tracy Byrd perform at the Strawberry Festival in Plant City […]

Cowgirls Weightlifting Dominate 2017-2018 Season!

The Cowgirl Weightlifting team finished with a perfect season! They won every meet they competed in including District 8 Champions and Regional 15 Champions. They competed against bigger schools and represented LaBelle very well. Cowgirls that moved on to Regional competition were: Alondra Reyna, Alexus Higginbotham, Babi Galdamez, Ruby Figueroa, Gia Cruz, Alexia Guzman, Angelica […]

David Miller of LaBelle is Moore Haven’s new city manager

David Miller of LaBelle, an employee of Waste Connections, has been hired to be city manager for the City of Moore Haven. The City Council there voted unanimously Feb. 6 to hire Mr. Miller at an $85,000 annual salary and with a six-month probationary period. The council had conducted interviews of several finalists on the […]