CES to hold Chili Bingo

  CLEWISTON — The Central Elementary School (CES), 1000 S Deane Duff Ave., will host the 2018 Chili Bingo Family Fun Night on Thursday, Oct. 25, from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Bingo cards will be $4 each or 3 cards for $10.

Students wear blue to show support of Bullying Prevention Month

Ms. Robertson’s first-grade class discussed bullying prevention and signed a classroom contract pledging to “Be the Nice Kid!” Central Elementary School students, in Clewiston, wore blue school-wide on Friday, Oct. 5, to show their support for National Bullying Prevention Month. Paris Kinsler, kindergarten student, at Central Elementary School, is raising awareness with her personalized shirt […]

Clewiston students tour train engine

CLEWISTON — Clewiston Central Elementary School Pre-K wants to send a huge thank-you to the United States Sugar Company and the South Central Florida Express for allowing them to visit on Friday, Sept. 28. The students were given a tour of the train engine and shown, firsthand, what it takes to drive the powerful train. […]

Westside Elementary School events

CLEWISTON — Westside Elementary School plans the following: Yankee Candle Sales end on Oct. 10. Wear pink on each Friday in October for Breast Cancer awareness Oct. 1-19: Pennies for Patients Oct. 5: Heavenly Hat Day Oct. 8: Pajama Penny Day – bring your pennies Oct. 9: Neon Nickel Day – bring your nickels and […]

Governor recognizes students’ FSA scores

CLEWISTON — Central Elementary School students from Clewiston are acknowledged and awarded for meeting proficient levels on their 2017-18 FSA math and reading assessments. They were recognized at Central’s kickoff rally, where they received a letter from Gov. Rick Scott, congratulating them on scoring a three or higher on their FSA. They also celebrated with […]

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 […]