Hendry County 4-H/Tropicana Speech competition held

LABELLE — The 31st annual 4-H/Tropicana Speech Contest took place at the LaBelle High School Auditorium on May 24. There were 21 fourth- and fifth-grade speakers and eight sixth-grade speakers. In the fourth and fifth grade division: First place was awarded to Mackenzie Wills from Upthegrove Elementary School with her speech titled “I Get Knocked […]

Safety measures aired at public forum

LABELLE — Members of the Hendry County School Board spoke about safety procedures already in place and measures being taken to improve students’ safety at the School Safety Forum on Monday, April 9. “I’m the first superintendent in Hendry County history that actually has to worry about children being murdered,” said Superintendent Paul Puletti. “I’m […]