Skeletal remains found in Eastern Hendry County

On Tuesday, June 30, 2020, Hendry County Sheriff’s Office responded to a field in the eastern portion of Hendry County after receiving reports of skeletal remains being discovered. It was a reported that a worker had been digging in the soil, when he discovered what appeared to be a human skull. Hendry County Investigators along […]

Julian Keen’s Memorial Service is today

The FWC Fallen Officer Service for Julian Keen will be held tomorrow, June 22, 11:00 am, at The Venue at Mudge Ranch.  Full honor guard will be in attendance. The Venue at Mudge Ranch 1323 Loblolly Bay Rd SW LaBelle, FL 33935 Everyone is asked to park onsite, once this area is full, there will be […]

Free Bread and baked goods

The Aktion Club of Hendry County supplies free bread and baked goods to various locations around Hendry and Glades counties every week. Here they brought 16 large bags to be distributed through the local school meal program.

20-year old arrested for the shooting death of off-duty Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission officer

Eliceo Hernandez, 20, was arrested and charged with homicide-negligent manslaughter in connection with the early Sunday shooting death of a 30-year-old off-duty Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission officer, Julian Keen, jr, in LaBelle. It has been reported that Keen was off-duty, in the area of Nobles Road and Apache Circle trying to stop a […]

Once Upon a Time . . . at Barron Library

LaBelle – Just because your children cannot come to the library for the summer programming, does not mean we have forgotten them. To participate in everything, please follow Barron Library on Facebook, and join the Facebook private group as well. The private group will link you to Page Turner Adventures Virtual Summer Program. Here is […]

LaBelle Brewing Co. to partner with Brighter Bites to provide healthy food in Hendry County

On Friday, June 12, 2020 Brighter Bites will distribute healthy food to families in need in Hendry County. They will be distributing their fresh food boxes beginning at 9am at LaBelle Brewing Co, located at 670 W Hickpochee Ave in LaBelle. “We love this community and are so proud to help give back to it” […]

Flag Day Ceremony is to Retire American Flags

When the United States flag (Old Glory) becomes worn, torn, faded or badly soiled, it is time to replace it with a new flag, and the old flag should be “retired” with all the dignity and respect befitting our nation’s flag. The traditional method of retirement is to incinerate the flag. The American Legion is […]

Hendry BOCC notice of board meeting changes

Notice is hereby given that the Hendry County Board of County Commissioners’ regularly scheduled meetings on June 9, 2020, and June 23, have been canceled. The Board will hold a regular meeting on June 16, at 5:00 p.m., at the John Boy Auditorium, 1200 W.C. Owen Avenue, Clewiston, Florida. Members of the public may attend […]

Librarian provides Live Storytime

LaBelle – Though the Barron Library is currently closed to the public, our beloved Barron Library Director, Karen Hildebrand, has been providing Storytime every week. Despite the closure put in place in order to prevent the spread of COVID-19, Hildebrand has been reading stories Live on the Barron Library’s Facebook page, as a replacement for […]

May 19, 2020 Hendry County School Board Meeting Agenda

NOTICE OF VIRTUAL MEETINGS: Board meetings conducted by The School Board of Hendry County, Florida, in accordance with Section 1001.372, Florida Statutes, will be held in accordance with Governor DeSantis’ Executive Order 20-69 Suspending Certain Statutory Public Meeting Requirements. In accordance with the Governor’s Order, the Board Members will participate via video conference or conference […]