Primate Products center-stage at Circuit Court

On Monday, January 22, Primate Products, the controversial primate breeding facility located in south Hendry County, was again center-stage in Hendry County Circuit Court. The facility has been engaged in litigation initiated by animal rights activists who, for several years, have accused the facility, and others, with animal abuse and creating dangerous conditions for those […]

Commission limits non-agenda speaking

Tuesday evening’s county commission meeting started off with high tension as one animal rights activist came down hard and heavy on Hendry County commissioners. The board opted to allow public comment at the beginning of the meeting for speakers pressuring the board to rescind permits to controversial primate breeding facilities in the southern part of […]