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Five tips to help safely view the upcoming solar eclipse

A solar eclipse occurs when the moon blocks any part of the sun. On April 8...

Summer VPK registration opens in Hendry and Glades Counties

Registration for Voluntary Prekindergarten (VPK) is now open for summer programs in Lee, Collier, Hendry and Glades Counties.

DCF and partners kick off Child Abuse Prevention Month

Pinwheels are the national symbol for child abuse prevention and serve as a reminder...
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Police/Fire

Clewiston man killed in head-on crash

CLEWISTON – A Clewiston man was killed Wednesday morning (April 17) in a head-on collision.

FWC Report

Officer Watson conducted resource and license inspections on several people fishing a freshwater...

Hendry County Arrest Report

The following individuals were arrested on felony or DUI charges by HCSO, CPD, FHP, FWC, and DOC, March 11 through March 18.
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Entertainment
Step into the world of Molière’s timeless masterpiece, “Tartuffe,” as the FSW Theatre Program presents...
The 2024 Black Gold Jubilee, planned April 13 on Torry Island, will include a Main Street Parade, free concerts...
        What is the cost for people to attend?   No cost this is a free class.    Pre-registration …
Government
Hurricane News
Taking time to prepare well in advance of an impending storm reduces risk to life and property.
For questions regarding preparation for Tropical Storm Idalia, contact United Way 211.
The South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) is closely monitoring Tropical Storm...
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Sports

Tiger football program hosts Blue and Gold scrimmage

 CLEWISTON- The Clewiston High School Tiger football team is set to begin their spring football practices on April 29.

Florida sets new standard in athletic safety with landmark legislation

As part of a broader initiative backed by the American Heart Association...

United Way joining forces with the Mighty Mussels for a ‘Star Wars’-themed fundraiser

United for a Cause, taking place at Hammond Stadium, will feature costume character appearances...
Gumaro Martinez III and the Tiger wrestling coaches. [Photo courtesy CHS Wrestling]

Clewiston wrestling advances to state tournament

The Clewiston High School wrestling program had one of their members advance to the Florida High School Athletic Association’s state tournament on Feb. 29.
CREW offers recreational opportunities for visitors of all ages, including hiking, biking, camping, geocaching and more. [Photo courtesy SFWMD]

Plan an outdoor adventure at the Corkscrew Regional Ecosystem Watershed

Spring will soon be in full bloom, ushering in longer days, warmer weather and changing...
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HRMC welcomes Cathy Rodriguez to Hospital Authority Board

Hendry Regional Medical Center is proud to announce Governor Ron DeSantis has appointed Cathy Rodriguez...

Hendry County to receive millions in state funding

LABELLE – Six million dollars for improvements to the LaBelle Fire Station and a firetruck, more than $12 million for the Port LaBelle Utility wastewater improvements, and $11 million for a …
Business
Florida gas prices are on a 9-day streak of declines, falling a total of 15 cents.
The weather is warming in Florida, inspiring people to clean up or clear the clutter.
Dobbins is a senior advisor for Collaboratory and has been involved with the foundation since 2009.
Health
So many thoughts and questions run through your mind after doctors confirm a cancer diagnosis.
Thanks to a nearly $200,000 grant from the Hanley Foundation,...
Agriculture
Mature avocado trees at the Tropical Research and Education Center (TREC) in Homestead, Florida.

UF/IFAS multi-state survey seeks to find out more about avocado disease management

There is no shortage of consumer appetite for avocados. Frequently incorporated into starters and desserts, demand for avocados...

UF experts gives tips to manage the eastern lubber grasshopper

They’re munching away on landscape plants, citrus and vegetable crops...
Wildlife & Environment

Upgraded measuring standard improves accuracy of water level data

The upgrade will provide the public and stakeholders more scientifically accurate information...

SFWMD Governing Board proclaims April as Water Conservation Month

Florida has observed Water Conservation Month since 1998 to highlight how each of us can do our part...
State News

FWC Division of Law Enforcement achieves highest level of accreditation

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission’s (FWC) Division of Law Enforcement...

AFTA calls for artists to submit work to All Florida Juried Exhibit

Categories for entry include: sculpture, painting (including oil, acrylic, collage, watercolor and mixed media), photography...

APD works to keep critical funding in the pockets of Floridians with abilities

The PNA is used to help pay any additional costs the individual may have, such as haircuts...
Opinion
AMAC Certified Social Security Advisor Russell Gloor answers questions about Social Security.
The Great Climate Change Revolution is headed for failure. You can tell that because it is already in big trouble...
One of the most widely read books of all time is “The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire.”
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