Veterans Day Celebration and the story of the Poppy

This wall of names was dedicated on November 11, 2018 in the Veterans Park in LaBelle. Did you know that you should wear the Poppy on the right side and that the RED represents the blood of all those who gave their lives, the BLACK represents the mourning of those who didn’t have their loved […]

Upthegrove Students of the Month for October

Front – Grant Deerey and Krece Wiggins. 2nd Row – Adabel Lopez, Tanajia Merancin, Elena Beltran, Nicole Ruiz-Mendoza and Aubrey Howard. 3rd Row – Zoey Cruz, Emanuel Garcia, Jane Peck, Jeff Paniagua and Sritanvi Penmatsa. Back – Dwayne Barragan, Kymberlee Golemme, Jack Cruz and Robert Howard.   Front – Yaresli Aguirre, Daniel Perez and Clara […]

Country Oaks Elementary Leaders of the Month for October!

Grade PreK: Dariel Dominguez and Jimena Santillana. Grade K: Dylan Avila-Barragan, Julyza Barrios, Samantha Santamaria, Rylan Bone, Josue Lopez and Caleb Rivera. Grade 1: Adrian Flores, Abigail Walker, Miracle Miller, Ivan Andrade, Joselin Ramirez, and Maximiliano Aguilar. Grade 2: Januel Arias, Aubrey Schneider, Allynah Marroquin, Damien Soto, Alejandro Gomez-Roque, Anali Vargas.   Grade 3: Cristabell […]

Largest excess fee’s check in years

Hendry County Clerk of Courts Barbara Butler received the excess fee check of over $230,000.00 from Tax Collector Pat Langford this week. “This marks the largest amount of excess fee’s we have given to our county in several years. It gives me great pleasure to do so and is proof of the hard work our […]

Trunk or Treat winners in Muse

The Muse Community Association held it’s Trunk And Treat event October 31. We had a banner year with 18 trunks and lots of children in amazing costumes. Everyone had a fun filled evening. The three winners of the best costume event were: 1st Place T-Rex, Chance Eniss prize awarded $25 2nd Place Peacock Fairy, Serenity […]

The Cowboys Made the Playoffs!!!

The LaBelle Cowboys finished the regular season at 7-3 and will be hosting the first round of the 4A Region 3 playoffs vs Lake Placid on Friday, Nov. 9 at 7:30 p.m. Admission is $8. Please come on out and support your Cowboys!! If you can not make it to the game you can hear […]

Chamber holds first social of the season

The LaBelle Chamber of Commerce was pleased to have Lori Shula host this seasons first Chamber Social. The event was held at Lori’s Offices in LaBelle located in the Wallace Plaza. There were many Chamber members who attended the event, and Lori certainly made everyone feel welcome. Each of the rooms in her cluster of […]

Community witnessing in LaBelle

By Cliff Avery I think most people have read the scripture “Go into all the world and proclaim the gospel of Jesus Christ baptizing them in the name of the Father Son and Holy Spirit. In theory we all agree that this should be done by every Christian. Many times we lacked opportunity. Here is […]

Area was famous for close encounters with Cryptid ‘Skunk Apes’

By Bob Davidsson Special to Caloosa Belle During the 1970s, more than a dozen sightings of the elusive “Skunk Ape,” the Everglades version of the Himalayan “Yeti” and Oregon’s “Sasquatch” (Bigfoot), were reported in suburban Palm Beach County. Why the legendary creature was observed in such large numbers during the decade of the 1970s is […]

LaBelle High School Boys Cross Country wins district!

The LaBelle High School Boys Cross Country Team won their 3rd District Championship this past Friday at Bishop Verot. The Cowboys defeated seven other teams on the way to their third District Title in the past five years. Sophomore Jose Salgado lead the boys race from start to finish recording a personal best time of […]