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 […]

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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 […]

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 […]

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.

Students show support

Nov. 14 is World Diabetes Day, so Clewiston Elementary School students wore blue, to show support of their fellow Cub, who bravely battles Type I Diabetes every day.

Cold weather shelters to open tonight at 6 p.m.

The cold weather shelters will open on Wednesday, Nov. 28, at 6 p.m. Those seeking shelter must be in the building by midnight or the facility will close and volunteers will be released. Clewiston • Janet B. Taylor Auditorium 1100 S. Olympia Street LaBelle United Way House 133 N. Bridge Street  

Who has the best Halloween Costumes?

As has been our tradition for several years, the Lake Okeechobee News invites readers to share their Halloween costume photos. The newspaper will post the photos on our Facebook pages for Okeechobee, Moore Haven, Clewiston and Belle Glade/Pahokee. Facebook fans will be encouraged to vote for their favorites by “liking” the photos. The photos from […]

Hendry County Road Watch Report for week of Sept. 16

HENDRY COUNTY US 27 from SR 80 to the City of Clewiston: Maintenance project: Crews will be landscaping near the roadway during daytime hours, Monday through Thursday, weather permitting. Motorists should use caution as crews work near the roadway. US 27 from the Palm Beach County line to the Glades County line: Maintenance project: Crews will be landscaping the […]