Country Oaks Elementary Leaders of the Month for October!

Grade PreK: Dariel Dominguez and Jimena Santillana. Grade K: Dylan Avila-Barragan, Julyza Barrios, Samantha Santamaria, Rylan Bone, Josue Lopez and Caleb Rivera. Grade 1: Adrian Flores, Abigail Walker, Miracle Miller, Ivan Andrade, Joselin Ramirez, and Maximiliano Aguilar. Grade 2: Januel Arias, Aubrey Schneider, Allynah Marroquin, Damien Soto, Alejandro Gomez-Roque, Anali Vargas.   Grade 3: Cristabell […]

Largest excess fee’s check in years

Hendry County Clerk of Courts Barbara Butler received the excess fee check of over $230,000.00 from Tax Collector Pat Langford this week. “This marks the largest amount of excess fee’s we have given to our county in several years. It gives me great pleasure to do so and is proof of the hard work our […]

Hendry County Traffic Safety Meeting Nov 1

The Hendry County Traffic Safety meeting of November 1 reported that there were no fatalities by car crashes in the month of September. Compared to 2017 the number of fatalities for the entire year went up from 8 in 2017 to 11 in 2018. The number of crashes are down but the total fatalities went […]

LaBelle Downtown Revitalization Corporation has a new President

Laura Reed is the new President of the LaBelle Downtown Revitalization Corporation: “I moved to LaBelle in 2009 from Georgia for my work, I work for Bayer Crop Science, an agricultural research station in Felda. I work with the cucumber breeding, we try to breed resistance to certain diseases into the cucumbers by doing conventional, […]

And the winners of the Scarecrows on the Wharf are:

The LaBelle 4H Horseshow Club’s Best in Show Scarecrow won the People’s Choice Award during LaBelle’s first Scarecrows on the Wharf event hosted by the LaBelle Downtown Revitalization Corporation and MOPS of LaBelle held October 13 – October 31. The judging took place on Saturday, October 27. Marco Ruiz, Tara Sherrod and Erin Vasquez from […]

The Cowboys Made the Playoffs!!!

The LaBelle Cowboys finished the regular season at 7-3 and will be hosting the first round of the 4A Region 3 playoffs vs Lake Placid on Friday, Nov. 9 at 7:30 p.m. Admission is $8. Please come on out and support your Cowboys!! If you can not make it to the game you can hear […]

Hendry and Glades County elections hotly contested

LABELLE — In the elections Tuesday, one Hendry County Board of Commissioners seat was contested, and two candidates squared off for the property appraiser’s office. Two seats were filled on the Glades County Board of Commissioners. At the east end of Hendry, there were seven candidates for Clewiston City Commission, including the three members whose […]

Chamber holds first social of the season

The LaBelle Chamber of Commerce was pleased to have Lori Shula host this seasons first Chamber Social. The event was held at Lori’s Offices in LaBelle located in the Wallace Plaza. There were many Chamber members who attended the event, and Lori certainly made everyone feel welcome. Each of the rooms in her cluster of […]

Community witnessing in LaBelle

By Cliff Avery I think most people have read the scripture “Go into all the world and proclaim the gospel of Jesus Christ baptizing them in the name of the Father Son and Holy Spirit. In theory we all agree that this should be done by every Christian. Many times we lacked opportunity. Here is […]

United Way kicks off 2018-2019 Campaign

The United Way of Lee, Hendry, Glades and Okeechobee counties kicked off their 2018-2019 Hendry & Glades Campaign on October 25 at Hope Connections in LaBelle. The goal for this year is $334,900. The money raised will be distributed to 28 Partner Agencies and 64 programs right here in Hendry and Glades counties. “United Way […]