A Cub Scout is Reverent

For elementary school-aged Cub Scouts, the word reverent is difficult to understand. Most Scouts comprehend the other words of the Scout Law that they profess at the start of each Cub Scout meeting, words like trustworthy, friendly, brave, and clean. Reverent, however, is not a word commonly found in their weekly spelling quizzes or spoken […]

DKG members honor Dr. Ann Daniel

(Submitted photo) Pictured are the members who attended the meeting including: Theresa Barber, Pam Cooper, Aarika Deerey, Teresa Baker, Dr. Ann Daniel, Michelle Zimmerly, Cindy Greenlee, Wendy O’Ferrell, Joy Bridwell, Kathy Sloan, Sandra Taylor and Robyn Colding. Delta Kappa Gamma members met on Monday, November 4, at Beef O’Brady’s, for their scheduled business meeting. Member […]

Montura Ranch Estates Land Use Study

Kick Off Meeting Invitation | November 16, 2019, at 10 a.m. Hendry County invites you to attend the Kickoff Meeting for the Montura Ranch Estates Community Land Use Study on Saturday, November 16, 10 a.m., at the Central County Water Control District Meeting Room, 475 S. Cabbage Palm Street, Clewiston, FL 33440. Hendry County Staff […]

2020 Swamp Cabbage Festival Pioneer Family

Congratulations to the Robert B. & Catherine Waldron Family for being selected as the 2020 Swamp Cabbage Festival Pioneer Family. They were married in 1922 and moved to LaBelle in 1934. They had 3 children, Margaret, Virginia and Bobby, all deceased. Robert Waldron was County Commissioner for 8 years and City Commissioner for 4 years. […]

FWC’s Gopher Tortoise, Panther Corridor, and other programs

Pete Diamond will present a program on FWC’s Gopher Tortoise, Panther Corridor in Ortona, and Private Landowner Programs at Dallas Townsend Agricultural Extension located at 1085 Pratt Blvd., LaBelle at 7:00 pm on Monday November 11, 2019. This free presentation will be hosted by local Hendry-Glades Audubon Society volunteers. Pete is a Biological Scientist with […]

Local writer wins Royal Palm Literary Award

The Florida Writers Association, Inc., (FWA) has announced that Swea Nightingale of LaBelle, won a prestigious Royal Palm Literary Award (RPLA). Swea Nightingale’s winning entry, Shadows of the Chimney, won the Gold award for Unpublished Mainstream Fiction. The award was announced at FWA’s recent four-day annual conference in Altamonte Springs, Florida. This annual competition, which […]

Caloosa Baptist Church partners with Christians for SWFL

LABELLE — Within a few weeks, 350 families in Hendry County will begin receiving notification that their overdue medical debts have been satisfied in full. This is but the first step in what organizers hope can be extended to more than 20,000 SW Florida families in the coming months, amounting to $28.7 million in debt […]

Good Shepherd Episcopal Church welcomes Father Eddie Gibbons

Good Shepherd Episcopal Church has announced, Father Eddie Gibbons will be serving on a regular basis each month so Eucharist will be available at the services when he presides. His first service will be Sunday, October 27 at the 10 a.m. Mass. We are looking forward to Fr Eddie serving at Good Shepherd, Fr Alan […]

Artist Spotlight: Suzanne Turner focuses on realism

Arts of the Inland’s Featured Artist of the Month, Suzanne Turner, was born in Delaware and moved to Florida in 1959. After living in Fort Myers for many years, Suzanne settled in Alva where she currently lives and works. A brilliantly talented artist nowadays, she actually never attended a single art class while attending Fort […]

Sheer Fear will soon be here!

It’s the scariest time of the year again, Halloween! Time for all the scary, scary things to come out and do what they do best! Are you brave enough to come out and play? Find out this weekend, Friday, October 25 and Saturday, October 26 at Sheer Fear. Come out to the LaBelle Nature Park […]