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 […]

Essays explain ‘what the Glades means to me’

CLEWISTON — High school students in ‘the Glades were invited by Glades Lives Matter to compete for scholarships by writing essays with the theme: “I am the Glades, and what the Glades means to me.” The contest was open to students at Glades Central High School, Pahokee High School and Clewiston High School. Fifty-five essays […]

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 […]

Flroida B. Thomas Library presents Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune Comes to Life

CLEWISTON — Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune Comes to Life on Tuesday, Feb. 5, at 5 p.m. at the Florida B. Thomas Library, 1010 J Harlem Academy Ave. Ersula Knox-Odom, in costume and in character, portrays Dr. Bethune. Dr. Bethune was the founder of the Bethune-Cookman University, civil rights activist, “New Deal” government official, and served […]

Lifting up prayers for Lake Okeechobee

Participants in Betty Osceola’s Healing Lake Okeechobee Prayer Walk stopped near Port Mayaca on Sunday afternoon to pick up supplies from supporters during a midday break in the rain. After a cold, wet night made sleeping difficult and raw, chilling cloudbursts induced shivers, the photographer met the group at the Port Mayaca Lock and decided […]

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 […]

Westside Elementary School announces honor roll students

Westside Elementary School (WES) announces their honor roll students for the second semester of the 2018/2019 school. Kindergarten • A honor roll students are Charlie Barnes, Michael Calderon, Damiyah Luc, Kasen Melton, Tony Navarro, Aubree Penuel, Madison Poulson, and Danna Puebla. • A/B honor roll students are Terrell Allen, Brian Arias, Melvin Bonilla, Erin Fahie, […]

Clewiston Christian School honor roll

The Clewiston Christian School announces its honor roll students for the second semester of the 2018/2019 school year. Kindergarten • Mrs. McDonald’s A honor roll students are Reese Beck, Sebastian Ehrenhauser, Sophia Espinosa, Kolten Kettner, Havana Kurtz, Jenson Moss, Myla Rives, Boone Sergent and Thomas Suggs. A/B honor roll students are Penelope Cisneros, Cormac Duffy, […]

Central Elementary School announces honor roll students

Clewiston’s Central Elementary School announces its honor roll students for the second semester of the 2018/2019 school year. A Honor Roll A honor roll students are: Cloe Barber, Keily Escobar-Jones, Lazaro Lopez-Grovas, Bentley McIlwain, Dallas Vallejo, Julieanna Aragus, Lily Nesbitt, Jordan Dwyer, Marcos Alvarez, Fabian Anaya, Easton Berner, Aiden Combass, Raphael Garcia, Jaydon Gonzalez, Isabella […]

Brighton Casino starts new year with several promotions

BRIGHTON — Seminole Brighton Casino is kicking off 2019 with exciting promotions and entertainment throughout January, February and March. On Sunday, Feb. 17, at 2 p.m., the property will hold a $75,000 Big Bingo Game, with $100 buy in; regular games pay $1,000, along with a $50,000 Coverall Jackpot Game (Bingo in 50 numbers or […]