Hendry County Road Watch Report for week of Oct. 21

HENDRY COUNTY Jaycee-Lions Drive from Labelle Civic Park to Main Street (SR 29) Construction project: Crews will improve the existing drainage on Jaycee-Lions Drive from LaBelle Civic Park to Main Street (SR 29). Additional improvements include constructing sidewalks and installing signs and pavement markings on Jaycee-Lions Drive. Single lane closures are not permitted between 7 a.m. […]

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Medicare assistance offered Medicare Open Enrollment assistance will be available at the Hope Connections, 1200 S. W C Owens Ave. in Clewiston, on Thursday, Nov. 1, from 9 a.m. – noon. For information call 239-208-7090 or visit www.informedchoice.com. Medicare Open Enrollment end on Dec. 7. Golf tournament set CLEWISTON — The Clewiston Golf Course, 1201 […]

Florida B. Thomas Library kids visit museum and theater

Florida B. Thomas Library kids visit museum and theater On Saturday, Oct. 6, The Florida B. Thomas Library in Harlem conducted a field trip for 18 kids to the Museum of Science & Discovery & IMAX Theater in Fort Lauderdale. The kids learned a great deal about space, prehistoric Florida, natural Florida, physics, the history […]

Hendry County Commission names Jennifer Davis Interim County Administrator

LABELLE — On Tuesday, Oct. 9, the Hendry County Board of County Commissioners selected Deputy County Administrator, Jennifer Davis, to fill the role of Interim County Administrator effective immediately. The Board’s decision comes after the resignation of Hendry County Administrator, Charles Chapman, who has accepted the position for City Manager of the City of Naples, […]

Clewiston Christian School to hold Fall Fair

CLEWISTON — The public is invited to a Community Fall Fair to be held at the Clewiston Christian School, 601 Caribbean Ave., on Friday, Oct. 19, from 6 to 9 p.m. There will be bounce houses, a hay ride, pony rides, corn maze, fun house, good, baked goods, and fellowship.

Libraries offer free tutoring

CLEWISTON — A free after-school tutoring program is being offered at your local Hendry County Library branches for children in first through fifth grades. Pre-registration for students is required, and seating is limited. Please note each location’s day(s) and time(s) when the program will take place. Florida B. Thomas Library, 1010 J Harlem Academy Ave., […]

Hendry Co. Road & Bridge report

Here’s a report on projects completed by the Hendry County Road & Bridge Department from Aug. 31 through Sept. 28. LaBelle: Grading: Townsend Canal Grade, Murray Road and Felda Mowing: Pioneer, North LaBelle and Fort Denaud Acres Ditch maintenance: North LaBelle Heights Pothole patching: western Hendry County Herbicide: A, B, C, E, F and G […]

Airglades on track for construction to start in 2019

CLEWISTON — The Hendry County Board will learn from staff at one of its October meetings about a proposed contract for the project development and environmental (PD&E) study on Airglades International Airport’s planned new cargo facilities outside Clewiston. The Florida Department of Transportation is financing the preliminary engineering and design of AIA’s Perishable Air Cargo […]

Hendry commissioners will be ‘taking a drill’ to code enforcement

LABELLE — Code enforcement has been a hot topic for continual discussion by the Hendry County commissioners all year, and they will be “drilling down” into it at more depth this month in hopes of setting some policies that will give their front-line staff more clout in getting blighted areas cleaned up. Commissioner Karson Turner […]

Hendry County Road Watch Report for week of Oct. 7

HENDRY COUNTY Jaycee-Lions Drive from Labelle Civic Park to Main Street (SR 29) Construction project: Crews will improve the existing drainage on Jaycee-Lions Drive from LaBelle Civic Park to Main Street (SR 29). Additional improvements include constructing sidewalks and installing signs and pavement markings on Jaycee-Lions Drive. Single lane closures are not permitted between 7 […]