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 […]

Sponsor a 4-H Student

My name is Destiny Boyce and I am 14 years old. This is my first year in 4H Youth and Mustang Challenge I have never worked with horses before. I am training a four year old gelding named Magic. Magic will be going to his permanent home as he has already been adopted after the […]

LaBelle Elementary’s September Students of the Month

Left to Right Front Row: Nicole Alanis, Aaron Montesino and Brogan Blanco. Second Row: Daniela Perez, Fabian Arrieta, Eli Garcia, Keshawn Williams and Cristalady Castro. Third Row: Ila Russell, Mason Flournah, Evelyn Carranza, Raegann French and Erika Espinosa. Back Row: Lizeth Carreon, Angel Gomez, Zitlaly Lopez, Alabama Hellard and Angel Castro-Olvera.   Left to Right […]

Gunter Joins Hendry Glades United Way

United Way of Hendry and Glades is happy to announce the addition of Greg Gunter to the staff. He will serve as staff support to the Hendry Glades Unmet Needs Coalition. The mission of the coalition is to support individuals and families impacted by Hurricane Irma to recover and rebuild. Greg Gunter has been a […]

The Firehouse Community Theatre Presents Boeing Boeing –

Photo: (Front, sitting) Elaina Butler, Jack Webb, Olympia Abrego, (Back row) Joel Hawkins, Christina Guerra and Brenda Barnes. It’s the 1960’s and bachelor Bernard, has a flat in Paris and is engaged to three flight attendants from three different countries! Bernard’s perfect life gets bumpy when his friend Robert comes to stay and the girls’ […]

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 26 and Saturday, October 27 at Sheer Fear. Come out to the LaBelle Nature Park […]

Tony Aguilar seeks Hendry County Property Appraisers seat

By Tony Aguilar Special to the Caloosa Belle Eleven years ago, I decided to take a leap of faith and apply for the position of field analyst in the Hendry County Property Appraiser’s (HCPA) office. While I expected my job to consist mostly of measuring and photographing houses, gathering relevant information, and keying data into […]

LaBelle angler wins tourney with 53 lb. catch

OKEECHOBEE – Boater Gary Milicevic of LaBelle, Florida, won the T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) Gator Division tournament on Lake Okeechobee Sunday, September 23, with a two-day cumulative catch of 10 bass weighing 53 pounds, 2 ounces. For his win, Milicevic earned $8,374. According to post-tournament reports he caught his fish near Harney Pond, […]