Hendry shifts to watchfulness on code enforcement

CLEWISTON — After digesting a comprehensive update on staff’s recent focus toward putting some teeth into Hendry County code enforcement, a majority of the county commissioners seemed almost ready to go with a different approach after they’d spent an hour talking about it on Tuesday, Jan. 8, at City Hall here. Except that with a […]

Community Events

Gospel concert scheduled CLEWISTON – The Simple Faith 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. 1, at 7 p.m. Listen to good old gospel music. There will be an intermission and an add-a-dish supper, so take something […]

Eastside Elementary School Honor Roll

Eastside Elementary School announces their honor roll students for the second semester of the 2018/2019 school year. A Honor Roll • Kindergarten: Gerald Dixon, AnnAleah Gonzalez, Mackenzie Grimes, Marah Hardy, David Love, Byron Martinez, Marley Mcghie, Marvin Mendez, Angel Perez, Yoana Ramirez, and Sa’Jah Hamin. • First grade: Breanna Ball, Diego Bonilla, Landon Brown, Izabella […]

Hendry shifts to watchfulness on code enforcement

CLEWISTON — After digesting a comprehensive update on staff’s recent focus toward putting some teeth into Hendry County code enforcement, a majority of the county commissioners seemed almost ready to go with a different approach after they’d spent an hour talking about it on Tuesday, Jan. 8, at City Hall here. Except that with a […]

Statewide tornado drill takes place today

A statewide tornado drill will take place Wednesday, Jan. 16, at 10 a.m.

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 County Road Watch report for week of Jan. 13

S.R. 80 at Riverbend RV Park: Maintenance permit project: Crews will be installing underground utilities near the roadway during daytime hours, Monday through Thursday, weather permitting. Motorists should use caution as crews work near the roadway.  S.R. 80 from Dalton Lane to C.R. 833: Construction project: Crews will widen approximately 11 miles of roadway from two to […]

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 […]

Prescribed burn today on Lake Okeechobee

OKEECHOBEE — A prescribed burn is being conducted on 1,000 acres of Lake Okeechobee in the Pearce Canal area today, Thursday, Jan. 10, to improve fish and wildlife habitat on the lake. This will be done as a joint effort by the South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD), Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) […]

Honoring Jayven with love

A family of two brothers, Kameron Preston and Jay V. Preston, are the third-year recipients of “TIS THE SEASON” – Christmas Gifts from Jayven. Presenters on this blessed night are mom Jacquay Johnson, Jayven’s siblings Eric and Emerie, cousin Journe Clarke and aunts Shirley Wilkerson, Jennifer Carter and Vermell White. The family will honor and […]