Library closes out summer with party

CLEWISTON — Natasha Hayes, director of the Clewiston Public Library and Hendry County Library Cooperative, reports that she and library staff had their End of Summer Program on Thursday, July 26. They invited all the patrons who participated in the Libraries Rock program, ABC Mouse and Lexia program, as well as their Summer Reading Challenge. […]

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.

Airport Advisory Board Meeting canceled

The Airglades Airport Advisory Board Meeting scheduled for Thursday, July 26 at 3 p.m. has been canceled.

Clewiston Community Cleanup set for Aug. 4

CLEWISTON — The community of Clewiston can drop off and dispose of items including tires, yard debris, TVs, hazardous waste, and more on Saturday, Aug. 4, from 9 a.m. until bins are full. The event is free. There will be food, drinks and music. Participants can enter to win a gift card. For information, call […]

Community News

HGUNC meeting set July 6 The Hendry/Glades Unmet Needs Coalition (HGUNC) invites nonprofits’ representatives and other parties interested in helping Hendry and Glades County residents with unmet needs because of Hurricane Irma to attend a meeting to be held on Friday, July 6, at 1 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, 331 W. Osceola […]

Letter to the Editor from the Postell family

In order for my family and I to portray our passion for this special day, you first need a glimpse at the man who created this fiery passion and joy within us. The man of all the hours, Wilbur Postell! Southern twang, closet full of Western pearl snap button-downs and a true love for all […]

Seacoast Bank opens its new Clewiston branch

CLEWISTON — Seacoast National Bank opened its new branch at the Sugarland Plaza in Clewiston by providing a free breakfast for the community and hosting a ceremony presided over by Banking Center Manager Letitia Swangler on May 23. Approximately 40 people came out for the ribbon-cutting, said Joel Staley, senior vice president. Local dignitaries who […]

Benefit planned for William Bigham

CLEWISTON — New Hope Deliverance Christian Ministries Inc. will host a special fundraising event for William Bigham, son of Pastors James and Michelle Bigham. William is awaiting a heart transplant and recently was told by his doctors that he will be receiving his new heart any day now. A barbecue and yard sale benefit event […]