Volunteers needed for 2019 Relay For Life of LaBelle

American Cancer Society’s Signature Fundraising Event Empowers Community to Fight Back Against Cancer and Save Lives The American Cancer Society is seeking volunteers to recruit fundraising teams, garner community support, coordinate logistics, plan entertainment and lend a hand to ensure the success of the 2019 Relay For Life of LaBelle. Cancer survivors, caregivers, community leaders […]

Outside drop off mailbox at Post Office vandalized

It has been reported that the blue drop-off mailbox box located outside the LaBelle post office at the corner of Washington Ave and Main Street was vandalized. Post Office personnel also believe that during the July 4 weekend and again around the later part of July individuals had attempted to tamper with the outside mailbox. […]

Patricia Bosley Inducted into the Florida 4-H Hall of Fame

Patricia Ann Bosley began her 4-H experiences in 1978 in a small community between Clewiston and LaBelle. Patricia enrolled her three older children in the local 4-H club, but soon the volunteer leader moved away. Instead of disbanding the club, Patricia became the new volunteer leader for the Pioneer Arts and Crafts 4-H Club. Presently, […]

Dr. Darryl Damon’s Office welcomes new dentist Matthew Conley

Dr. Darryl E. Damon’s Office welcomes a new DMD dentist Matthew Conley: “I grew up in LaBelle so I’m very excited to practice dentistry here,” Matthew explains. “I graduated from LaBelle High School, they have a program that if you graduate there, you get two years of FSW education. With that I got a general […]

Student with disabilities finds a niche caring for Caloosa Humane Society animals

An emaciated caramel-colored dog is brought to the lobby of the Caloosa Humane Society Shelter, her ribs protruding and her appetite voracious. All eyes are on the rescue dog as she laps up the dish of food prepared to help fill out her large frame. Outside, an energetic bulldog named “Chubbs” tests the strength of […]

LaBelle High Schools Fall Sports Schedule

2018 LHS Varsity Football Schedule • 8/17/2018 Friday Non-District 07:00PM Away Golden Gate – Pre-Season Classic • 8/24/2018 Friday Non-District 07:00PM Away SWFL Christian • 8/31/2018 Friday Non-District 07:00PM Home Evangelical Christian • 9/7/2018 Friday Non-District 07:30PM Away Clewiston • 9/14/2018 Friday Non-District 07:00PM Away Oasis • 9/21/2018 Friday Non-District 07:00PM Home Bishop Verot • […]

Local Surgical Services in Hendry County reduce burden of travel

Clewiston – Traveling long distances can add to the stress and discomfort of surgery. The need to travel to and from a facility outside the community can also cause a burden for family members. Fortunately for Hendry County residents, common surgical procedures are available at Hendry Regional Medical Center. The trusted medical team at Hendry […]

Gatorama’s Alligator Hatching Festival will start soon

PALMDALE– Gatorama is hosting its 15th annual “Alligator Hatching Festival” daily August 18- Sept 3 at the animal park at 10665 U.S. Highway 27, Palmdale. It is the time of year that chirping, grunting and snapping baby alligators emerge from their shells to meet the world! “This is a great opportunity for parents to teach […]

August 19 and 26 are laity Sundays at LaBelle Assembly of God

Each year Pastor Avery and Kathy step down from the platform and let the women and men of the church step-up and share the Word of God in their individual ways from their life expectancies: Certified Public Accountant, Public School teacher, a City commissioner or a retired Hendry county Code enforcement, and finance officer. This […]

Public asking questions about new palmeto berry rule

The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services has released answers to a few questions the public has been raising about the recent change in regulations that now requires harvesters of saw palmetto berries to get permits before offering Florida-grown berries for sale. The new regulations took effect July 17: They require, for a landowner […]