Community Events

Cross Ties concert scheduled at Red Barn CLEWISTON – Cross Ties will be in concert at the Red Barn, located on the left after the Hwy. 80 bridge between Moore Haven and Clewiston, on Friday, Feb. 15, at 7 p.m. Listen to good old gospel music. For information, call Judy Swindle at 863-983-7256. 4-H cake […]

Flroida B. Thomas Library presents Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune Comes to Life

CLEWISTON — Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune Comes to Life on Tuesday, Feb. 5, at 5 p.m. at the Florida B. Thomas Library, 1010 J Harlem Academy Ave. Ersula Knox-Odom, in costume and in character, portrays Dr. Bethune. Dr. Bethune was the founder of the Bethune-Cookman University, civil rights activist, “New Deal” government official, and served […]

Garden Club tours Coral Castle Museum

Last spring, the Green Thumb Garden Club went on a tour of the Coral Castle Museum in Homestead. The guides shared a beautiful love story about Edward Leedskalnin, his history and the science behind his genius work during the May 15 visit. They saw an engineering marvel that has been compared with Stonehenge and the […]

Museum to host visiting speakers

CLEWISTON — Mark your calendars now to learn more about local history through the Florida Humanities Council Speaker Program series. The new year brings three programs to the Clewiston museum, 109 Central Avenue, Clewiston. “Before the Pioneers: Connecting Ancient and Contemporary South Florida” will be presented Jan. 24, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Using the […]

Hendry-Glades Audubon offers birding tours

The Hendry-Glades Audubon Society offers a variety of birding tours in the Stormwater Treatment Areas south of Lake Okeechobee that are home to a variety of birds and other wildlife. • STA 5/6 has walking and bicycle access during daylight hours for visits on Friday, Saturday, Monday and most Sundays year-round. (It is closed Sundays […]

Hendry County Fair & Livestock Show set for February

CLEWISTON — The Hendry County Fair & Livestock Show will again be a six-day affair for 2019, taking place Tuesday, Feb. 12, through Sunday, Feb. 17 at the fairgrounds, 710 S. Francisco Ave. The Hendry County Fair & Livestock Show celebrates local agriculture with a livestock show and sale, cake auction, petting zoo, exhibits, pageants, […]

TFP DFHC meeting scheduled January 10

LABELLE — Join the Drug Free Hendry/Hendry Tobacco Free Partnership meeting on Thursday, Jan. 10, at 4 p.m., at the Memorial United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall, 310 Campbell St. in LaBelle. The meeting is open to youths, parents, school representatives, civic/volunteer groups, law enforcement, media, business owners, or anyone affected by Big Tobacco to attend […]

Turkeys distributed to Hendry County workers

Hendry County government thanks U.S. Sugar Corp. for the company’s generous donation of turkeys and sugar to Hendry County employees this holiday season. County officials and residents greatly appreciate all that U.S. Sugar does to give back to our community.

2018 Sugar Cup winners

CLEWISTON — Thirty two players competed from Dec. 7 to Dec. 9, in the annual Sugar Cup Gators vs. World. The World team won 18-13 to carry on a winning streak of four years. Congratulations World Team: Bobby Williams Jr., Salaw Hummingbird, John Perry Jr., Jack Basquin, William Mergott, Earl Wingate, Steve Conrad, Sam Todd, […]

Community News

Golf tournament set CLEWISTON — The Clewiston Golf Course, 1201 San Luiz Ave., will host a Men’s Club Championship on Saturday, Dec. 29, starting off at 10 a.m. Format will be 18 holes, low grass and low net. You must have an established handicap or your score will only count in the gross division. White […]