Guardians ad Litem ‘speak for the child’

The State of Florida Guardian ad Litem (GAL) Program is a network of professional staff and community advocates, partnering to provide a strong voice in court and positive systemic change on behalf of Florida’s abused and neglected children. There are currently GAL Programs in all 20 judicial circuits in Florida. The program’s mission is simple […]

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Visit the Clewiston High School athletics news at https://www.facebook.com/OfficialCHSAthletics/photos/a.140468709882879.1073741827.124849928111424/236752410254508/?type=3&theater

Hendry County Roadwatch Report for week of May 20

HENDRY COUNTY US 27 from the Palm Beach County line to San Diego Street: Maintenance permit project: Crews will be repairing driveways near the roadway from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday, weather permitting. Motorists should use caution as crews work near and on the roadway. US 27 from SR 80 to the […]

Digital lessons demonstrated at EES

CLEWISTON — Silicon Valley technology came to the teachers and classrooms of Hendry County as part of a demonstration at Eastside Elementary School (EES) in Clewiston on May 7. Teachers across the country in cities and in rural areas alike are exploring technology to make their students 21st-century learners, according to a 6-year-old educational tech […]

With Airglades on radar, Hendry is preparing

HENDRY COUNTY — Hendry County commissioners considered several agenda items during their meeting Tuesday, May 8, having to do with Airglades Airport and the planning for its takeover by a consortium of private agricultural and shipping interests led by Fred Ford. The county board picked one of two companies that responded to its Request for […]

FSW offers summer program to first time in college students

LABELLE — The LaBelle location of Florida SouthWestern State College is excited to offer a new program this summer called “Curtis Pathway Prep.” This program is entirely free to students who are accepted, and there are 60 seats available. This is a six week program offered over the summer from June 21 – August 2. […]

Hendry County Roadwatch report for week of May 13

HENDRY COUNTY US 27 from the Palm Beach County line to San Diego Street: Maintenance permit project: Crews will be repairing driveways near the roadway from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday, weather permitting. Motorists should use caution as crews work near and on the roadway.  US 27 from SR 80 to the […]

United Way to take applications for emergency food and shelter

FORT MYERS — The United Way of Lee, Hendry and Glades has announced that it will accept applications for funds to supplement emergency food and shelter programs in Lee, Hendry and Glades Counties through June 3 (5 p.m.) The counties of Lee, Hendry and Glades have been awarded federal funds in the amount of $306,272 […]

Meet the author Cynthia Morrison on May 17

The Clewiston Public Library, located at 120 W. Osceola Avenue will be closed on Wednesday, May 16, due to the Annual Southwest Florida Library Network (SWFLN) Library Staff Day.  They will reopen for normal business hours on Thursday, May, 17 at 9 a.m. Meet and listen to local author Cynthia Morrison present her Gothic literature […]

Commission proclaims National Police Week

CLEWISTON — After all the “Whereas” clauses were read, it came down to gratitude, which prompted a couple of rounds of appreciative applause as the Clewiston City Commission declared May 13-19 as National Police Week and called on citizens to show appreciation for officers’ work. Mayor Mali Gardner read a proclamation noting that President John […]