Emergency Management holds training

Saturday July 28 was the Hendry County CERT training where Hendry County Emergency Management officials conducted training sessions for volunteers. Volunteers will help assist local citizens in case of any emergency event. Richard Lehmkuhl is the new Hendry County Emergency Management Director. “The basic structure of the Hendry County Emergency Management falls under Incident Command […]

Hendry County Economic Development Council takes a stance opposing local land grab in Senate Bill 10

While water knows no jurisdictional boundaries, neither should economic development and quality of life. The Hendry County Economic Development Council strongly opposes Florida Senate Bill 10 as proposed by Senator Rob Bradley, calling for the purchase of 60,000 to 153,000 acres of productive Glades farmland. Such action would be devastating to the economies and residents […]

Petroleum company plans Hendry facility

After so many years of difficult times, Hendry County may finally be attracting industry that can help pave the way to its future. Florida Fuel Connection is planning to open a petroleum product distribution facility in Hendry County. The prospective site is in the vicinity of SR 80 and CR 833. The county could benefit […]