Forrey Drive in LaBelle is now open

LABELLE — Forrey Drive from State Road 80 to E. Cowboy Way is now open. Southern Striping Solutions, LLC, a Hendry County Road & Bridge contractor, along with its subcontractors, recently completed a roadway project on Forrey Drive which included milling and resurfacing of Forrey Drive from Sate Road 80 to E. Cowboy Way. This […]

Cold weather shelter available

LABELLE — For those seeking shelter from the cold weather, United Way House, 133 N. Bridge St., will be offering shelter tonight, Tuesday, Dec. 11. Doors will open at 6 p.m. and all those seeking shelter must be in place by midnight or the facility will close and volunteers will be released.

Kiwanis Club has delightful visitors

LABELLE – On Tuesday, Nov. 6, the LaBelle Kiwanis welcomed Lighthouse of SW Florida. Sandy Burk and Amy Turner brought, Ms. Vee, a service dog to talk about the free services the organization offers to enable people of all ages living with a visual impairment or blindness to remain independent, active and productive. They are […]

Firehouse Community Theatre seeking male actors

LABELLE — The Firehouse Community Theatre, Inc., 241 Bridge St. in LaBelle, will hold auditions for male actors on Saturday, Nov. 17, from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Hendry County Tobacco-Free Partnership and Drug Free Hendry County Coalition meeting set

LABELLE — The Hendry County Tobacco-Free Partnership and Drug Free Hendry County Coalition meeting will be held at the Carlson Memorial United Methodist Church, 310 Campbell St. in LaBelle, on Tuesday, Nov. 6, at 4 p.m. The meeting will be in Classroom #3 as Fellowship Hall is being used for elections. Please notice the revised […]

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. […]