Thank you for your service

Left to right: Bruce Hendry, Chairman of the Hendry Soil and Water Board, Yvonne Doll, Chelo Lopez, Eddie Lopez, Mary Giddens receive a plaque for Marilyn Sears, for her seven years of dedicated service to the Hendry Soil and Water Board.

Mirror Mirror Salon Grand Opening

Saturday, November 30, in the heart of downtown LaBelle, at 97 Park Avenue, the LaBelle Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting ceremony for the Grand Opening of Mirror Mirror Salon. Children enjoyed playing in the bounce house, and adults were treated to live music, as they perused the Paparrazi jewelry and Lularoe clothing vendors […]

LaBelle High School teacher arrested on firearm charges

On Friday, September 27, 2019, at approximately 9:00am, School Officials were alerted that a teacher, Lisa Horton, that had been hired to teach English at LaBelle High School had disclosed to another during a conversation, teacher that because she had a Carry Conceal Weapon permit, she carried a gun with her to and from school.  […]

Back-to-school initiative provides school supplies to local students

U.S. Sugar, FPL, Hendry County Public Schools Foundation, and the Hendry County Sheriff’s Department have come together to work on a back-to-school initiative, launched by The Education Foundation of Palm Beach County and its Red Apple Supplies (RAS) Program. This is an effort to serve the needs of Title 1 schools, which are schools that […]

Hendry County School Food Program delivers this summer

Before this summer started, I was unfamiliar with Sodexo, but while working with LaBelle Fossil Camp I have had the pleasure of meeting Erwin Evans, General Manager, and several of their food service employees while they have supplied delicious and nutritious meals for the fossil campers and many other local summer youth programs. Sodexo is […]

Red White and Tunes!!

The fun starts in Barron Park at 3 p.m. tomorrow, July 4 with free water slides, vendors, concessions and live entertainment. At 3:30 you can Show off your American Pride at the Stars and Stripes Parade! The parade route will start at the Dollar General Marketplace and will proceed north on Main Street and ending […]