Perkins running for School Board

Candidate for Hendry County School Board District 2 seat, Kim Perkins has been gearing up for her candidacy for 7-8 years. She said her experience as a mother of three Hendry County students has been the impetus behind her decision to run for office. Her experience includes running a construction business with her husband, Chad, […]

Referendum: Single district or at large voting?

Since 1992 Hendry County Commissioners and members of the School Board have been elected by single district voting. Before the 1992 elections, all five commissioners and school board members were elected by voters throughout the entire county. In the single district system Hendry has now, each candidate is required to live in the district in […]

Paige challenging for Hendry County judge seat

“Fairness is not a part time job.” Candidate for Hendry County judge Daniel Riccardo Paige Sr., has been an attorney since 1986. With his primary office in Sebring, he practices civil law throughout Florida. He grew up in Clewiston in the late 1950s through the mid-‘70s in a family with ten children. He watched as […]

Johnny Jackson running for sheriff

Johnny Lee Jackson is running for Sheriff of Hendry County as a Democrat. A lifelong resident of Clewiston, he retired after 29 years in law enforcement – three with the Hendry County Sheriff’s Office and 26 with Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office. He retired from PBCSO June 15, 2015. He has served on road patrol, […]

Catala seeks Hendry County District 3 County Commission seat

Republican candidate for District 3 commissioner Sarah Catala has a strong background in both agribusiness and county affairs. She is thrilled to run for that office and excited to serve the citizens of District 3. She said, “I intended to run for office when I accepted my current position (with Florida Department of Transportation).” She […]

Shone Phillips running for commission seat

I am a lifelong resident of LaBelle. I attended the LaBelle School system from elementary school through high school graduation in 1991. My wife Jessica and I have been happily married for over twenty five years and have two sons. Justin Phillips also remains in the community working for the family owned HVAC business. He […]

Mitchell Wills running for District 3 seat

Mitchell Wills believes that a lifetime of working for Hendry County at various levels from a $5.99 an hour entry level to his present position as Assistant Director of Facilities, along with his many other life experiences, have molded him into a great candidate for county commissioner. Combined with many years as a youth coach […]

Amy Collins runs for Tax Collector

Raised in Southwest Florida my entire life and with family ties to Hendry County for over seventeen years, the future growth and success of our county is important to me. I currently have the privilege of volunteering on the board for the Hendry Regional Medical Center Foundation and the LaBelle Downtown Revitalization Corporation. Married for […]

Cupp seeks to retain judgeship

The Committee to Retain Judge Scott H. Cupp as Hendry County Judge is pleased to announce Judge Cupp’s candidacy to continue as your Hendry County Judge. Judge Scott Cupp is running to retain his current office of Hendry County Judge. Governor Rick Scott appointed Judge Scott H. Cupp to be Hendry County Judge in December […]

Langford running for Hendry County Tax Collector

Dear Friends, I would like each of you to know how grateful I am to have had the opportunity to serve as your Tax Collector for the past year.  Having been appointed to this position on February 17, 2015 has been one of the highest honors of my life.  I’ve been a lifelong resident of […]