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. […]

Firehouse Community Theatre Inc presents “Haphazardly Ever After, the Musical”

Tons of magical fun awaits in this original, one-of-a-kind fractured fairy tale farce! A kind king and queen have trouble in their royal family with four obnoxious, bratty, adult children who do not live up to their royal titles. The king and queen try everything to bring happiness and harmony to their family. They hire […]

Learn the history of National Flag Day

Flag Day has a long history of showing respect to our country and to ‘Old Glory’ – our Red/White/Blue emblem of freedom. In 1885 the idea of an annual day specifically celebrating the Flag is believed to have first originated. A schoolteacher arranged for the pupils in the Wisconsin Public School to observe June 14 […]

New members in the Kiwanis Club of LaBelle

The Kiwanis Club of LaBelle is proud to introduce new members inducted into Kiwanis on Tuesday, May 21. Kiwanis started in 1915 and globalluly now has 7,800 clubs in 80 countries with the objective to improve lives through fellowship in service worldwide! Kiwanis is a global organization of volunteers dedicated to improving the world, one […]

Three students arrested on gun charges

On Tuesday, May 28, 2019 at approximately 8:00am the Clewiston High School SRO received a call from the Clewiston Middle School SRO that they had received a tip that either one of Clewiston Middle School students, 15 year old Ricardo Marin or one of the Clewiston High School students, 16 year old Jesus Marin, may […]

LaBelle Rotarians Recognized at District Conference

LaBelle High School Rotary Interact President, Ariel Brunetto, was selected as the District 6960 INTERACTOR of the Year. Pictured: on stage with District Governor Sandra Hemstead . LaBelle Rotary President Fred Kobie And District Youth Exchange Chairwoman Holly Kobie were selected as District 6960 Rotarians of the Year out of over 2400 Rotarians. District Governor […]

Grand Opening Ribbon Cutting

On Thursday, May 16 Direct Repair Collision Center celebrated their Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting at their new location, 770 E Cowboy Way, and the LaBelle Chamber of Commerce was there to congratulate and support them. Jeff Campbell, owner of Direct Repair, wishes to thank the residents of LaBelle who have supported his business over […]

Florida Department Of Health in Hendry/Glades counties provides Heat Safety Reminders

Hendry/Glades — We’re just beginning our Summer and as temperatures rise, the Florida Department of Health reminds all residents and visitors about the risks of heat and how to prevent heat-related illness. The hot and humid weather conditions of a Florida summer can place extra stress on the body, especially while outdoors, so it is […]

North Carolina man wanted for absconding on domestic charges arrested locally

On April 2, 2019 at approximately 6:00 p.m., Hendry County Deputies responded to 161 Martin St., LaBelle after receiving a call for assistance from someone who had witnessed a man shouting and later strike a pregnant woman. It was believed the suspect was barricaded in the residence. Upon arrival, Deputies made contact with a witness […]

LaBelle Kiwanis Learns About West Glades Beta Club

At the Tuesday, May 7 LaBelle Kiwanis meeting, West Glades Beta Club gave a great presentation!! They discussed leadership opportunities, competing, and leading “outside of the box” as a team. The Beta Club has been trying to raise money so the club can attend National Convention and compete in Rapid Response. If you would like […]