Road watch for Hendry County

Motorists are reminded to wear safety belts and drive with caution, courtesy, common sense, and patience as they travel through work zones. Remember, speeding fines are doubled in work zones.   • SR 80 at Riverbend RV Park: ( Maintenance permit project) Crews will be installing underground utilities near the roadway during daytime hours, Monday through […]

Pearl Mae scholarship applications available

The Pearl Mae Foundation gives annual scholarships to Clewiston High School students who want to pursue careers in health care or first responder fields to help support the increased demands of the growing senior population. The founder of Pearl Mae Foundation, Pearl Mae Kridler, was a Clewiston native and all of her children and grandchildren […]

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 […]

HCSO provided one special shopping experience

  On Saturday afternoon, Dec. 22, Hendry County Sheriff Steve Whidden reached out to make a little boy’s dream come true. Joey Flores Jr., dressed for the part along with his handcuffs, his holstered orange toy gun and sunglasses, and dreaming of being a police officer, was ready for his shopping experience. After answering a […]

Road Watch for Hendry County

Motorists are reminded to wear safety belts and drive with caution, courtesy, common sense, and patience as they travel through work zones. Remember, speeding fines are doubled in work zones. SR 80 at Riverbend RV Park: Maintenance permit project: Crews will be installing underground utilities near the roadway during daytime hours, Monday through Thursday, weather […]

2018 Sugar Cup winners

CLEWISTON — Thirty two players competed from Dec. 7 to Dec. 9, in the annual Sugar Cup Gators vs. World. The World team won 18-13 to carry on a winning streak of four years. Congratulations World Team: Bobby Williams Jr., Salaw Hummingbird, John Perry Jr., Jack Basquin, William Mergott, Earl Wingate, Steve Conrad, Sam Todd, […]

Iglesia Vida Nueva hosts Disney themed Christmas

CLEWISTON — Iglesia Vida Nueva, also known as New Life Church, held its seventh annual Christmas Festival on Dec. 15, this year in Montura Ranch in Clewiston. The festival was completely free. There were bounch houses, food, snacks, a train ride, and even though it rained a bit, they were able to bless over 300 […]

Community News

Golf tournament set CLEWISTON — The Clewiston Golf Course, 1201 San Luiz Ave., will host a Men’s Club Championship on Saturday, Dec. 29, starting off at 10 a.m. Format will be 18 holes, low grass and low net. You must have an established handicap or your score will only count in the gross division. White […]

Road Watch for Hendry County

Motorists are reminded to wear safety belts and drive with caution, courtesy, common sense, and patience as they travel through work zones. Remember, speeding fines are doubled in work zones. • SR 80 at Riverbend RV Park: Maintenance permit project: Crews will be installing underground utilities near the roadway during daytime hours, Monday through Thursday, weather […]

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 […]