Last minute thriller in Clewiston

The LaBelle Cowboys varsity football team had their first (away) game of the season against the Clewiston Tigers last Friday. The game got off to a slow start with the first quarter ending in 0 – 0. At the beginning of the second quarter the Tigers came close to a touchdown but No. 5 of […]

Greater LaBelle Chamber of Commerce Membership Banquet planned

The Greater LaBelle Chamber of Commerce Membership Banquet is planned for October 1 at the Port LaBelle Inn. There will be a Meet and Greeet from 5 – 6 p.m. with dinner starting at 6 p.m. The program will begin at 7 p.m. The guest speaker for the evening is Fred Ford from Airglades Airport. […]

Carlos Inocente Gonzalez honored as “Artist of the Month”

The Barron Park House Gallery and Gift Shop is pleased to recognize LaBelle’s own Carlos Inocente Gonzalez as “Artist of the Month” for September. A large collection of his works will be on display throughout the month. Many are familiar with Carlos’s work because of his association with Gallery 101 in LaBelle and his work […]

LaBelle High School Students and Athletes of the Month for August 2018

LaBelle High School Students of the Month for August is Kyla Miller and Hector Zuniga Student-Athletes of the Month for August is Enrique Hernandez and Sadie Gaskins.

Wayne DeMeyere is running the Chicago Marathon for his son Caleb

Wayne DeMeyere is running the Chicago Marathon on October 7 for his son Caleb. His son was diagnosed with autism at the age of 9. Wayne will be running for the charity Autism Speaks. Autism Speaks is an organization dedicated to promoting solutions for individuals with autism and their families through advocacy and support. They […]

LaBelle High School Cowboys attend University of Florida game

After a big win on Friday night the Cowboys are 2-0 for the first time since 2007! Coach London and Coach Willis took some players to UF for the Gators season opener on Saturday. They got to meet Steve Spurrier! Players who attended the game are pictured in no order: Agustin Perez, Ethan Wooddell, Leland […]

Sightings of veiled chameleons throughout southern Florida

There have been a lot of sightings of veiled chameleons throughout southern Florida. The veiled chameleon (Chamaeleo calyptratus) is a non-native lizard that has been present and breeding in Florida for about ten years. The species is native to the southwestern coastal regions of Saudi Arabia and western Yemen, where it inhabits mountainous coastal regions, […]

SWFRPC awarded grant to promote agricultural products

On Aug. 10, the Southwest Florida Regional Planning Council (SWFRPC) announced that it has been awarded an Economic Adjustment Assistance grant in the amount of $206,545 from the Economic Development Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce. Sens. Marco Rubio and Bill Nelson called Margaret Wuerstle, executive director of the council, to congratulate council staff. The purpose […]

Calling all artists and photographers

Arts of the Inland and the Barron Park House Gallery and Gift Shop invite you to exhibit your art, including photography, sculpture, and fabric art, in the Gallery during the month of September. You may also display and sell small art, crafts, jewelry, cards, and books in the gift shop throughout the year. Receiving day […]

Volunteers needed for 2019 Relay For Life of LaBelle

American Cancer Society’s Signature Fundraising Event Empowers Community to Fight Back Against Cancer and Save Lives The American Cancer Society is seeking volunteers to recruit fundraising teams, garner community support, coordinate logistics, plan entertainment and lend a hand to ensure the success of the 2019 Relay For Life of LaBelle. Cancer survivors, caregivers, community leaders […]