School brings back Random Acts of Kindness Club

CLEWISTON — Clewiston’s Christian School has revitalized its Random Acts of Kindness (RAK) Club, where elementary students from kindergarten to sixth grade are joining together once a month to learn and practice goodwill in their community. The RAK Club was originally founded with much success many years ago by Denise Hatton. After her leadership, it […]

School board candidates debate live

HENDRY COUNTY — In preparation for the Aug. 28 primary election, the Clewiston Chamber of Commerce hosted a Facebook Live event where candidates running for Hendry County School Board responded to a series of questions.  Serving as the moderator was the chamber’s Executive Director, Hillary Hyslope. For disclosure, “the candidates were all given our questions […]

Rezoning granted for hotel in Clewiston

CLEWISTON — A public hearing was conducted for the final reading of a zoning and land use change request from Mineshkumar B. Patel for the property located at 815 E. Sagamore Ave. at Monday’s Clewiston City Commission meeting. No one from the public asked to be heard, and the commisioners voted unanimously to accept the […]

Water quality rally puts focus on lake

CLEWISTON — Floridians from the East and West coasts set out to rally at Clewiston’s Herbert Hoover Dike Boat Ramp on Saturday morning of July 14. Around a hundred participants organized as the “Save Our Fisheries Convoy,” lead by Josh Greer, a charter fishing guide from Punta Gorda. “I’m not here to protest, I’m not […]

Clewiston Rotary Club recognizes its outstanding members

CLEWISTON — The Clewiston Rotary Club had District Governor Sandra Hemstead help induct our new officers and present awards to some of our fellow outstanding Rotarians. We’d like to especially recognize Rotarian Curvin Martin for his perfect 30-year attendance!   Our admiration and appreciation goes out to Pepe Lopez for all his hard work and […]

Leadership program’s Class of 2018 graduates

CLEEWISTON — The Hendry Glades Adult Leadership Program of 2018 had its graduation ceremony on Wednesday, May 16. For participants, this program introduces, educates and provides hands-on experiences to various establishments in Hendry and Glades counties that ultimately make us who we are. The leadership training consists of an eight-month-long course connecting and developing professional […]

Royal palms bring a revival to U.S. 27

Royal palm trees are marking a time of renaissance in Clewiston as they adorn U.S. 27 through town. This development is a three-year-long endeavor, the U.S. Highway 27 Beautification Project. Funding for the project was achieved through a Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) Highway Beautification Grant. In past Clewiston City Commission meetings, city utilities compliance […]