Health screenings coming to Hendry County

LABELLE – Residents living in and around the LaBelle, Florida can learn about their risk for cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis, diabetes, and other chronic, serious conditions with affordable screenings by Life Line Screening.  Our Lady Queen of Heaven Catholic Church will host this community event on 2/27/2019. The site is located at 355 S. Bridge Street […]

Hendry County investigators looking into suspicious death

LABELLE Hendry County Investigators are looking into a suspicious death that was reported in the evening hours of Monday, Jan. 29. Investigators found 66 year old Brenda Hill lying on the floor of her home in LaBelle. Investigators are continuing to follow up on all leads. They believe this homicide is an isolated incident and […]

Community Events

Cross Ties concert scheduled at Red Barn CLEWISTON – Cross Ties 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. 15, at 7 p.m. Listen to good old gospel music. For information, call Judy Swindle at 863-983-7256. 4-H cake […]

4-H seeks support for scholarships

LABELLE — The “Male Celebrity” cake auction will take place on Wednesday, Feb. 14 at the LaBelle Rodeo Grounds at 6 p.m. Please come out and give your support to raise money for the Pro Steadman 4-H Scholarship Fund. There will be a silent cake auction along with a live cake auction. This scholarship awards […]

Boil water notice lifted for areas of Port LaBelle

LABELLE  – (January 25, 2019) The boil water notice in effect for Country Village and the Florida SouthWestern State College campus in Port LaBelle has been lifted. Bacteriological tests run on the water returned with passing results. Residents may discontinue boiling their water. Residents with question or concerns are asked to call 863-675-5376.

LaBelle native opens public relations company

LABELLE — On Wednesday, Jan. 16, LaBelle native Bianca Ross opened Story Media Group, based in LaBelle. Story Media Group will provide businesses with a local option for their public relations, digital marketing and communication needs. Story Media Group is a full-service public relations consulting agency whose mission is to help businesses develop and tell […]

Boil water notice for Port LaBelle areas

LABELLE – January 22, 2019  – A boil water notice is currently in effect for Country Village and the Florida SouthWestern State College campus in Port LaBelle. Water users in this area are advised to bring drinking water to a rolling boil for at least one minute prior to consumption. The notice is effective immediately […]

TFP DFHC meeting scheduled January 10

LABELLE — Join the Drug Free Hendry/Hendry Tobacco Free Partnership meeting on Thursday, Jan. 10, at 4 p.m., at the Memorial United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall, 310 Campbell St. in LaBelle. The meeting is open to youths, parents, school representatives, civic/volunteer groups, law enforcement, media, business owners, or anyone affected by Big Tobacco to attend […]

LaBelle Aiport begins rehabilitation of ap

LABELLE — Wright Construction Group has begun the $1.2 million apron rehabilitation project at the LaBelle Municipal Airport, which is fully funded by Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT). Several night closures of the active runway will need to take place (dates to follow). Pilots are asked to PLEASE TAXI WITH […]

Hendry County government office closures

LABELLE — Hendry County government offices will be closed Monday, Dec. 24, through Tuesday, Dec. 25, for the Christmas holiday. County offices will resume regular business hours on Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2018. Hendry County offices will also be closed Monday, Dec. 31, 2018 through Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2019 for the New Year’s holiday. County offices […]