Congratulations to the 2020 Golden Apple Teachers

The Hendry County School District has named the 2020 Golden Apple Teachers and they are: Front Row (left to right): Julie McGirt (LMS), Sherry Irey (EES), Rita Story (CES), Theresa Barber (LES) and George Wedeles (UES). Back Row (left to right): Daniel Soto (LHS), Joshua Hanna (CMS), Kristopher VanderBaan (WES), Leslie Harn (CHS) and Ryan […]

Statue for Cutinha

McDonalds of LaBelle along with members of the Disabled American Veterans Chapter #144 of LaBelle will be taking donations and funds for the memorial and statue for Metal of Honor Recieptiant Nicholas J. Cutinha. SPEC 5 Cutinha was from Alva, FL and was killed in action in Vietnam on March 2, 1968. He is buried […]

Thank you for your service

Left to right: Bruce Hendry, Chairman of the Hendry Soil and Water Board, Yvonne Doll, Chelo Lopez, Eddie Lopez, Mary Giddens receive a plaque for Marilyn Sears, for her seven years of dedicated service to the Hendry Soil and Water Board.

9th Annual Brian Haas Golf Tournament coming up

Sheriff Whidden invites all of Hendry County to the 9th annual Brian Haas Golf Tournament coming up on January 18, 2020. There’s still time to sign up and/or sponsor please see details and sign up info below: If you would like to be in this tournament, print and fill out the sign up sheet and […]

LaBelle native Wilson competes for Alvernia’s football team

READING, PA (01/06/2020)– Leland Wilson of LaBelle, competed as a member of the Golden Wolves football team during the 2019 season while studying Undecided at Alvernia University. Wilson is a graduate of LaBelle High School. Alvernia is an active member of the Middle Atlantic Conference’s (MAC) – Commonwealth Conference, the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) […]

Nunsense

Join Sister Mary Leo and six nuns in this comic musical. Nunsense is a hilarious talent show staged by nuns at the Little Sisters of Hoboken nunnery. The rest of the sisterhood succumbed to botulism after eating vichyssoise prepared by Sister Julia, Child of God. Get your tickets now and get ready to laugh! This […]

The 3rd Annual Florida Gulf Coast Police K9 Competition

Sgt. Nestor Echevarria and Cpl. Hunter Kearns represented the Hendry County Sheriff’s Office at Saturday, January 4’s 3rd Annual Florida Gulf Coast Police K9 Competition in Cape Coral along with their K9’s Halo and Rugar. Cpl. Hunter Kearns took third place in the Obstacle Course.

Nieves arrested on charges of homicide

On Friday, December 27, 2019 19 year old Benjamin Nieves was arrested and transported to the Hendry County Jail on charges of Murder and Attempted Murder. Since November 10, 2019, Hendry County Sheriff’s Office Major Crimes Unit has been investigating the shooting death of 27 year old Luis Andres Salas, Jr., of LaBelle, Florida. On […]

18 year old arrested on charges of 2nd Degree Homicide and Robbery

In the afternoon hours of January 3, 2020, Hendry County Sheriff’s Office, Criminal Investigation Division (CID) Capt. D. Weathers, and Hendry County Sheriff’s Office, Major Crimes Unit, Lt. M. Rowan, took custody of 18 year old Cedric Saxton in Macon County, Alabama and delivered him to the Hendry County Jail. After being identified as a […]

Collecting backpacks to give away

Kaylee Kobie, a ten year old LaBelle resident has collected 67 backpacks for Hendry County Foster kids. She enrolled the help of LaBelle Rotary Club, and others to collect this mountain of back packs to be given to foster kids here in Hendry County. This kid is amazing.