Clewiston-born film student creates viral video

CLEWISTON — Keianna Summers is passionate about using her voice to impact the community. She says finding your voice gives people so much empowerment. She recently produced a film, titled “Protect Our Women. Free Our Men. Love Our Skin.”, that has gone viral on social media. “I love showing others my journey, and how you […]

Peaceful March for Justice in Hendry

LaBelle – The first of a series of marches being held in Hendry County, the Peaceful March for Justice had nearly 200 participants on Saturday, June 13, 2020. The large group gathered at the corner of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd. and marched to the Hendry County Courthouse. Calling for an end to racism […]

BLM protesters assemble at Hendry county courthouse

LABELLE – After the recent social media drama surrounding a protest that was to be held at the Clewiston Walmart last week- a Black Lives Matter(BLM) protest was successfully held in front of the Hendry County Courthouse on the evening of Monday, June 8. There were nearly 80 participants who donned their facial coverings and […]

Hendry County sheriff sets curfew; Clewiston PD opts out

CLEWISTON — On Tuesday, Hendry County Sheriff Steve Whidden declared an 8 p.m. curfew for eastern Hendry County for Wednesday night, but the City of Clewiston is still evaluating the need for such action. In a social media message posted Tuesday afternoon, June 2, the sheriff said they have learned the Black Lives Matter movement […]

Curfew tomorrow for Eastern Hendry

The Hendry County Sheriff’s Office posted a video on their Facebook page on June 2, 2020 at 3:00 p.m. The video featured Sheriff Steve Whidden, where he cautioned everyone that he had received information about a possible Black Lives Matter protest being panned for Wednesday, June 3, 2020 at the Walmart in Clewiston. In the […]