DeSantis blames farm workers for COVID-19 spike

TALLAHASSEE — In a press conference on June 16, Gov. Ron DeSantis pointed to farmworkers as being one of the major causes of increased positive COVID-19 test results the state has seen in June. “When you have workers like that, they’re living in really close confines,” explained Gov. DeSantis. “Sometimes multi-generational. But the real, close […]

Swamp Cabbage Festival Pageant Contestants

The 2020 Swamp Cabbage Festival Pageant will be held on January 25 starting at 6 p.m. at the LaBelle High School auditorium, 4050 E Cowboy Way, LaBelle, FL 33935. This years theme is A Trip Around the World and tickets are $5. Pictured in the first row: Rebecca Howard, Remington Ergle and Olivia Howard. In […]

Milicevic and Drapel win Fast Break fishing tournament

Gary Milicevic and Travis Drapel won the Fast Break fishing tournament held April 21 and 22 on Lake Okeechobee. Their combined two-day net weight total of a whopping 65.80 pounds won the team the top prize of $11,924. Milicevic is a LaBelle native with four career top-ten finishes out of the 15 tournaments he’s competed […]