Road closure on Francisco Street scheduled Sept. 24

CLEWISTON — On Monday, Sept.24, Lynch Paving & Construction Company, Inc., a Hendry County Road & Bridge Contractor, along with its subcontractors, will begin a roadway project which will include milling and resurfacing Francisco Street from Sonora Avenue to U.S. 27. For the safety of the motorist, residents, and workers within the project limits, Francisco […]

Hendry County Road & Bridge Report

HENDRY COUNTY — Here is a report on projects completed by the Hendry County Road & Bridge Department from Aug. 17 through Aug. 30. Clewiston: • Grading: Pioneer roads and LaDeca roads; • Mowing: Harlem roads, Seven K Estates, county-maintained roads in Clewiston, Airglades Airport and LaDeca subdivision; • Slope mowing: LaDeca: • Sidewalk edging: […]

Clewiston Tractor Supply showcases homemade, homegrown goods during Fall Farmers Market

Community Invited to Meet Vendors, Buy Local Goods Sept. 22 CLEWISTON — The Clewiston Tractor Supply store is hosting a community Farmers Market on Saturday, Sept. 22. From 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., local farmers, crafters and artisans will be onsite selling homemade and homegrown goods at the store located at 975 W. Sugarland Hwy. […]

Tractor Supply Company hosts vet clinic and adoptions

Steve and Carla Kauffman from the Caloosa Humane Society were on site at the Clewiston Tractor Supply. One cat was adopted into a forever home. Twenty-four pets were served at the Clewiston Tractor Supply’s VIP vet clinic on Saturday, Aug. 25.

Two men pulled from canal in Clewiston

CLEWISTON — On Monday, Sept. 10, at approximately 10:10 a.m., Hendry County Sheriff’s agricultural deputy received a call reporting that two men had been pulled from a canal off of Dooley Grade, in southeastern Hendry County, The two men, later identified as Manual Santiz Lopez and Jose (Joel) Lopez Gomez, were employed as part of […]

Rotary Club hears Clewiston commission candidates

CLEWISTON — The Clewiston Rotary Club hosted the seven candidates for City Commission, who are competing for three open seats this fall, during its luncheon Monday, Aug. 20. Three incumbent commissioners whose terms end with the 2018 general election filed for re-election: Mali Soto Gardner, Kristine Petersen and Phillip Roland. Their challengers are four other […]

Clewiston Elementary Schools on lockdown after man walks into elementary school

Clewiston Elementary Schools were on a brief lockdown today, Sept. 5, until Deputies apprehended the man that entered Central Elementary School. Deputy Julio Perez was on duty today at Central Elementary when he witnessed a man enter the front door of the school. He then heard Principal, Melissa Carter say that the man was not […]

Extension of Southeastern U. opening in Clewiston

CLEWISTON — A brand-new institution of higher learning has come to Clewiston, courtesy of the people at New Harvest Church, a non-denominational church located just east of the Clewiston city limits. KingsGate College at New Harvest, 370 Holiday Isle Drive, was established as an extension site of Southeastern University, which is a private, Christian liberal-arts […]

Cattlewomen’s Beef Cook-Off Aug. 25

CLEWISTON — The Hendry County Cattlewomen’s Association Beef Tailgate Cook-Off is coming up, and the group is seeking participants both to cook and judge the entries. Those interested are asked to let them know by registering to their event on Facebook or by email. The Beef Tailgate Cookoff is meant to help kick off college […]

Get reacquainted with the Florida B. Thomas Library Aug. 13

CLEWISTON — The Florida B. Thomas Library, 1010J Harlem Academy Ave. in Clewiston, invites the public to Open House on Monday, Aug. 13, at 5-7 p.m. This event features free books, drawings, giveaways and light refreshments. The Hendry County School District teachers will give a presentation on How to Excel.