Arnold to compete at nationals

Miss Florida International Abby Lynn Arnold will be leaving Florida for nationals on Sunday 7/21/2019 She will arrive in Charleston West Virginia on 7/22/2019 for a week long journey for her dream job as Miss International 2019, Abby will be competing in interview, fashion, fitness, evening gown and on stage question, finals will be held […]

Additions to Veterans Memorial Wall

The deadline for the applications for the engraving for the LaBelle Veterans Memorial Wall is August. 5, 2019. Applications are available at the American Legion and the VFW. The amount: $150, Checks payable to: American Legion Post 130, Memo: Memorial Park Fund. Return to: American Legion Post 130 or VFW Post 10100, or mail to: […]

Congratulations District Champions!

The LaBelle Little League Junior Softball team won the FL District 18 Championship June 23. They also won the Section 6 Championship by default (no one in their division) and are advancing to the State Tournament in St Cloud. The players from left to right are Sandi Marbry, Isabella Perez, Lauren Holt, Alisah Obern, Aileen […]

One arrested in County Village homicide

On July 3, 2019, at approximately 4:30 p.m., Hendry County Sheriff’s Office received a call reporting a shooting that had just occurred. Deputies responded to 1 Commodore Place in LaBelle where upon their arrival they discovered 19 year old David Zavala unresponsive in the back seat of a truck. Hendry County Investigators along with Deputies […]

Red White and Tunes!!

The fun starts in Barron Park at 3 p.m. tomorrow, July 4 with free water slides, vendors, concessions and live entertainment. At 3:30 you can Show off your American Pride at the Stars and Stripes Parade! The parade route will start at the Dollar General Marketplace and will proceed north on Main Street and ending […]

Rubio Names Two Peas Cafe in LaBelle as Senate Small Business of the Week

LABELLE – Two Peas Cafe, at 870 W. Hickpochee Ave. Ste. 500, is owned and operated by two of the best known, most experienced restaurant names in LaBelle. Debbie Burchard Klemmer and Vicki Reynolds “grew up” together in the restaurant business at Flora & Ella’s, forming a strong friendship along the way. It was LaBelle’s […]

Smith is running for Hendry County Commissioner

Nick Smith a long time Hendry County resident is announcing his candidacy for the District 4 Hendry County Commission Seat in the 2020 election. Smith has been actively involved in Government, Civic and Community projects in Hendry County for many years. Some of his past services include: City Commissioner and Mayor for the City of […]

A letter about the study of primates from the African jungle

By Matthew Henderson Special to the Caloosa Belle BUSINGIRO, Uganda — I didn’t always want to study primates. In fact, back when I was in elementary school I aspired to be a marine biologist. During high school my focus shifted toward tropical ecology, and when I first started university I wished to become a herpetologist. […]

Asbed’s speak to the Rotary

On Tuesday, May 28, Greg and Laura Asbed spoke to the Rotary Club of LaBelle on their efforts with the Fair Food Program which is a worker-driven approach to verifiable corporate accountability on farms. Greg and Laura have expanded the program into other states and have spoken at the White House and United Nations (and […]

One arrested in death of Jamal Hubert

Jamal Hubert was found dead in a canal in Palm Beach County on June 7. Detectives said they were investigating the case as a homicide. Earlier Wednesday, June 12, 2019, 30 yr old Terrance Demetrius Thomas of Clewiston, was arrested in connection with the death of Jamal Hubert. He is being held in $100,000.00 bond. […]