Firehouse Community Theatre presents ‘Boeing Boeing’

LABELLE — It’s the 1960s and bachelor Bernard has a flat in Paris and is engaged to three flight attendants from three different countries! Bernard’s perfect life gets bumpy when his friend Robert comes to stay and the girls’ schedules get changed! Fasten your seat belts as Bernard, his grumbling maid Berta and his friend […]

Kiwanis guest speakers announce upcoming events

LABELLE — Guest speakers at the LaBelle Kiwanis meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 2, were Firehouse Theatre President Cindy Shough, announcing the new 26th season of plays at the theatre (tickets on sale now), and Mike Shough, president for Arts of the Inland. He encouraged everyone to visit the Barron Park Art Gallery and attend the […]

FCT receives Business of the Year award

LABELLE — On Monday, Oct. 1, the Greater LaBelle Chamber of Commerce recognized the Firehouse Community Theatre (FCT) Inc. as Business of the Year during the chamber membership banquet at the Port LaBelle Inn. Cindy Shough, president of the Firehouse Community Theatre, shows off the plaque along with her husband, Mike Shough.

FSW hosts family-friendly Halloween event in LaBelle

FORT MYERS — Looking for a place to bring your kids for Halloween? Florida SouthWestern State College (FSW) is hosting family-friendly Halloween events this October. Local families are invited to trick-or-treat and enjoy spooky activities for free at the Thomas Edison (Lee) Campus, Charlotte Campus, Collier Campus, or Hendry/Glades Curtis Center. “The Southwest Florida community […]

Holocaust Survivor to speak in LaBelle

LABELLE — Born in Italy to a Jewish mother and a Roman Catholic father, Holocaust survivor Cesare Frustaci will share his story at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 3, at the Florida SouthWestern State College (FSW) Hendry/Glades Curtis Center, Building A-114, 1092 E. Cowboy Way, LaBelle. The event is free and open to the public. […]

Shoaf speaks at Hendry Glades Audubon meeting

LABELLE — Kathy Shoaf was the speaker of the night for the first Audubon meeting of the season. Ms. Shoaf has been doing bird photography for two years. “Since I was a kid, I had a passion for nature and wildlife. I moved to Florida about 15 years ago from San Francisco. So Florida is […]

Aerial adult mosquito control scheduled for LaBelle area

Hendry County will be conducting aerial adult mosquito control operations over Airport-Sears and South LaBelle on Saturday, Sept. 22, weather permitting. Sunday, Sept. 23 and Monday, Sept. 24 will serve as make-up days. These operations will continue throughout the remainder of the year as mosquito levels warrant. The insecticide to treat for adult mosquitoes is […]

Hendry County Road & Bridge Report

HENDRY COUNTY — Here is a report on projects completed by the Hendry County Road & Bridge Department from Aug. 17 through Aug. 30. Clewiston: • Grading: Pioneer roads and LaDeca roads; • Mowing: Harlem roads, Seven K Estates, county-maintained roads in Clewiston, Airglades Airport and LaDeca subdivision; • Slope mowing: LaDeca: • Sidewalk edging: […]

Hendry County commissioners to discuss sports park

LABELLE — The Hendry Board of County Commissioners will conduct a public hearing at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 20, to discuss a proposal that the county use a Florida Recreation Development Assistance Program (FRDAP) grant for a sports park. The hearing will take place in the Hendry-LaBelle Recreation Board office building at 310 Cowboy Way […]

Post Office mailbox vandalized

LaBELLE — It has been reported that the blue drop-off mailbox box outside the LaBelle Post Office at the corner of Washington Ave and Main Street was vandalized. Post Office personnel also believe that during the July 4 weekend and again in late July, individuals had attempted to tamper with the outside mailbox. On Aug. […]