Contracted nuisance alligator trappers sought for southwest Glades County

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission’s (FWC) Statewide Nuisance Alligator Program is accepting applications for contracted nuisance alligator trappers in Glades County (southwest of Highway 27). Applicants must pass a criminal history check, have no fish or wildlife law violations, and possess a valid, working email address. To learn more about becoming a contracted […]

Family dedicates bell to Veterans Park

The bell was moved by the Parks and Rec. Dept. from the Lynn’s home to a restoration site in preparation for the dedication at the LaBelle Veterans Park on Veteran’s Day, November 11. The bell pictured is from atop the William S. Mitchell, a dredge operated by the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers for […]

Upthegrove Elementary Schools Students of the Month for August

K- 2nd Grade Students of the Month for August – First Row: Rodolfo Rodriguez and Addison Gonzalez. Second Row: Francisco Villa, Jestin Davis, Fabian Orduna, Olivia Reyes and Denise Arias-Ruiz. Third Row: Miranda Edwards, Pablo Hernandez Bustama, Reillie Rodriguez, Jean Carlos Cardoza and Perla Martinez-Moreno. Fourth row: Troy Alvarado, Ivette Villeda-Madrid, Jay Adams and Adelaida […]

Greater LaBelle Chamber of Commerce Membership Banquet planned

The Greater LaBelle Chamber of Commerce Membership Banquet is planned for October 1 at the Port LaBelle Inn. There will be a Meet and Greeet from 5 – 6 p.m. with dinner starting at 6 p.m. The program will begin at 7 p.m. The guest speaker for the evening is Fred Ford from Airglades Airport. […]

Carlos Inocente Gonzalez honored as “Artist of the Month”

The Barron Park House Gallery and Gift Shop is pleased to recognize LaBelle’s own Carlos Inocente Gonzalez as “Artist of the Month” for September. A large collection of his works will be on display throughout the month. Many are familiar with Carlos’s work because of his association with Gallery 101 in LaBelle and his work […]

LaBelle High School Students and Athletes of the Month for August 2018

LaBelle High School Students of the Month for August is Kyla Miller and Hector Zuniga Student-Athletes of the Month for August is Enrique Hernandez and Sadie Gaskins.

LaBelle High School Cowboys attend University of Florida game

After a big win on Friday night the Cowboys are 2-0 for the first time since 2007! Coach London and Coach Willis took some players to UF for the Gators season opener on Saturday. They got to meet Steve Spurrier! Players who attended the game are pictured in no order: Agustin Perez, Ethan Wooddell, Leland […]

SWFRPC awarded grant to promote agricultural products

On Aug. 10, the Southwest Florida Regional Planning Council (SWFRPC) announced that it has been awarded an Economic Adjustment Assistance grant in the amount of $206,545 from the Economic Development Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce. Sens. Marco Rubio and Bill Nelson called Margaret Wuerstle, executive director of the council, to congratulate council staff. The purpose […]

Calling all artists and photographers

Arts of the Inland and the Barron Park House Gallery and Gift Shop invite you to exhibit your art, including photography, sculpture, and fabric art, in the Gallery during the month of September. You may also display and sell small art, crafts, jewelry, cards, and books in the gift shop throughout the year. Receiving day […]

Volunteers needed for 2019 Relay For Life of LaBelle

American Cancer Society’s Signature Fundraising Event Empowers Community to Fight Back Against Cancer and Save Lives The American Cancer Society is seeking volunteers to recruit fundraising teams, garner community support, coordinate logistics, plan entertainment and lend a hand to ensure the success of the 2019 Relay For Life of LaBelle. Cancer survivors, caregivers, community leaders […]