The Hogger arrives in LaBelle

LaBelle resident and author, “Bob” Kyle, will be hosting a book signing featuring his new fiction novel, THE HOGGER. Born into a railroad family in the mountains of West Virginia, Daniel Edwin James decides from an early age to follow in his father’s footsteps and become a railroader. Living at the crest of Cranberry Grade […]

Donated Bicycles

Commissioner Darrel Harris (right) assisted Zay Louis (left) from Waste Connection in distributing bicycles to children in the LaBelle community. The bicycles were generously donated by Waste Connections, Inc. Thank you to Waste Connections for giving back to the community.

Veterans Park “Facelift” Project

At the December meeting of the Hendry-LaBelle Recreation Board, the following individuals were recognized for their support with the Veterans Park “Facelift” Project. Pictured in the front from left to right: Daniel Akins, Darrell Harris and David Lyons, recreation board members. In back; Ramiro Rodriguez, Director of the Hendry-LaBelle Recreation Board, was recognized for his […]

Students at Upthegrove Elementary School go caroling

The Upthegrove Elementary Carolers were rained out of their performance at the Hendry County Courthouse so it was moved to the art and music room at the school. Bottom: Hendry County Supervisor of Elections, Brenda Hoots attended the event and provided all the singers with cookies and juice. Helping Brenda Hoots set up the table […]

West Glades School Citizens of the Month for November

KG-2nd Grade: Rhys Roof, Kimberly Trejo, Macy Corbitt, Andrew Reinking, Andrea Madrid, Adrian Perez, John Dupree, Parker Dillman, Sophia Mora, Brianna Salazar, Israel DeSantiago and Colt Meyer. 3rd-5th Grade: Makayla Obenauer-Salazar, Evan Romero, Ayslin Trejo, Marco Villafuerte, Elliot Cruz, Teagan Dobson and Oscar Hernandez. 6th-8th Grade: Bella Alexander, Jack Dillman, Jovan Cuacua, Hanna Yohnke, Enrique […]

Candlelight Service/Christmas story

The Wilkins family Julie and Wayne have been selected for this years telling of the Christmas story. Monday December 24 at 7 p.m. the service will begin with Christmas carols and the story of Christmas as told by Julie and Wayne Wilkins. Following the story, candlelight communion will be served. The annual Christmas chocolates will […]

Upthegrove Citizens of the Month for November

Pre-K-2nd grades students Front: Sophia Salinas and Penelope Hernandez. Second Row: Aliyah Vela, Leia Rangel, Kadyn Pack and Aurora Urias. Third Row: Alexander Mejia, Angie Prado, Alex Avier, Yahairi Garcia Santamaria, Aileya Venecia and Royce Rodriguez. Back Row: Guadalupe Arrieta, Javier Ayala-Tamayo, Isabella Luna and Mason Wise.   3rd – 5th grade students Front: Jorge […]

LaBelle High School’s Cowgirl Invitational recap

The Cowgirl Weightlifting team hosted ten teams for the 2018 Cowgirl Invitational held on Friday, December 7. Over 146 females lifted at the meet. The only team that was able to beat the Cowgirls was Port Charlotte, a 2A school. Not only did the Cowgirls take second place as a team, they did very well […]

2018 4H Youth and Mustang Challenge

The 2018 Youth and Mustang Challenge will be on December 15 starting at 9:30 a.m. at the LaBelle Rodeo Grounds, 20 Veterans Way, LaBelle. There will be a Patriotic Parade of Mustangs. Come see mustangs gentled by 4H youth in classes of Grooming and Conditioning, Trail and Obstacles and Individual Freestyles. Get a photo taken […]

Smiles and laughs with Santa

Emma and Cam Dozier were all smiles and laughs while telling Santa what they wanted for Christmas at Friday Night on Ft Thompson. They are the children of Chris and Jessica Dozier of LaBelle.