Congratulations Anna Gomez

Anna Gomez, pictured with Derek Beck, owner of Beck Construction was the winner of a new air conditioning unit given away by Beck Construction. Beck had a contest during the month of June for anyone who had a service call or liked and shared their Facebook page. Anna had a Beck’s AC tech out to […]

Additions to Veterans Memorial Wall

The deadline for the applications for the engraving for the LaBelle Veterans Memorial Wall is August. 5, 2019. Applications are available at the American Legion and the VFW. The amount: $150, Checks payable to: American Legion Post 130, Memo: Memorial Park Fund. Return to: American Legion Post 130 or VFW Post 10100, or mail to: […]

One arrested in County Village homicide

On July 3, 2019, at approximately 4:30 p.m., Hendry County Sheriff’s Office received a call reporting a shooting that had just occurred. Deputies responded to 1 Commodore Place in LaBelle where upon their arrival they discovered 19 year old David Zavala unresponsive in the back seat of a truck. Hendry County Investigators along with Deputies […]

Airglades execs working to tie up airport deal details by summer’s end

LABELLE — The Hendry County Board of Commissioners learned at its meeting June 18 that Airglades International Airport LLC’s target date is Sept. 30 to have all items on its to-do list out of the way so the parties can set a closing date for the AIA privatization deal. County Attorney Mark Lapp presented the […]

American Advanced in LaBelle robbed

On Thursday, May 9, 2019 at approximately 5:50 p.m., Hendry County Sheriff’s Office received a call from American Advanced, located at 51 South Lee St., Unit #6, LaBelle, a check cashing and payday loan center, reporting they had just been robbed. The caller went on to say a person entered the store and demanded all […]

Girl Scouts create art to inspire Environmental Conservation

The Girl Scouts of local Troop 1017, led by the dedicated Nicole Hellard, worked for months collecting bottle caps in order to collaborate on an art project, with a theme of conservation, with well-known artist Carlos Gonzales. Ages 7-8, these young ladies each created a flower using what would otherwise be discarded into the landfill. […]

Students heed the Call of the Wild

Last week, 600 local students attended the 12th Annual “Call of the Wild” Earth Week at the Hendry House. Various stations were set up both inside and around the outside of the Hendry House, and were visited by students from West Glades, Upthegrove, and LaBelle Elementary School. Earth Week attendees learned about current and local […]

LaBelle youth represents US at Soccer World Cup

Straight-A-student at Country Oaks Elementary, Dallen Steelman, recently returned from Spain, after being chosen to represent the US, in the 2019 Barca World Cup. Dallen has been playing soccer since he was four years old, according to his proud mother, Pam Steelman. As a toddler, he watched his older sister play soccer, which is probably […]

Upthegrove Elementary Citizens of the Month for March

Upthegrove Elementary Citizens of the Month for February