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Police/Fire
The Hendry County Sheriff’s Office is taking any and all threats to the Hendry School District very seriously.

Homeowner holds suspects at gunpoint

Monday, April 15, 2024, at approximately 3:00pm, Hendry County Deputies responded to a residence at the end of Phillips Road, after receiving a call reporting a Burglary in …

FWC Report

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

LaBelle Rec Director encounters homeless man with knife

As Hendry-LaBelle Recreation Center Director Steven Lynn worked preparing the nature parks ...
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Community News

FCT announces youth summer youth programs

The Firehouse Community Theatre is excited to announce TWO youth programs this summer!

United Way to be honored with Governor’s Hurricane Conference Award

United Way of Lee, Hendry, and Glades is being recognized for its outstanding efforts serving...

Kitten season is here

According to Best Friends, nearly three times the number of felines enter shelters...
Agriculture
The goal of the survey is to get ideas and feedback from various sectors...
Ready to pick your own blueberries or buy them at the grocery store? Florida’s blueberry season is here...
A significant portion of consumers are drawn to Florida’s iconic drink despite recent economic...
Business Corner
Florida gas prices jumped again last week, reacting to gains in the futures market in the week before
Dobbins is a senior advisor for Collaboratory and has been involved with the foundation since 2009.
A local entrepreneur was granted a special exception permit by the LaBelle Board of ...
Top Trending Stories

The Second Bridge Group (SBG), a group of citizens formed to collect and share information about the proposed ...

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 …
The following individuals were arrested on felony or DUI charges by HCSO, CPD, FHP, FWC...
Wildlife & Environment
On April 11, the FWC issued a new executive order outlining regulations designed to increase sampling and slow the spread of...
Once photos are analyzed and the wildlife has been identified, the data is sent to our area biologists...
A total solar eclipse darkened the skies in parts of the United States on April 8, but...
Florida’s 13 bat species typically roost in trees, caves or other natural spaces...
Government

CLEWISTON – A Clewiston resident took issue with the Hendry County Commission during ...

Hendry County is considering using its share of a settlement funding from the Florida ...
Two charitable organizations were recognized by the Hendry County Commission during its ...
Schools

The workshop will provide assistance with FAFSA forms and offer students the chance...

LaBelle Middle School students dove into the world of natural selection with a fun and interactive lab.
Third-graders in Miss Radomski, Mrs. Simons, Miss Caroscio, Mrs. Ortiz and Mrs. Moore have been learning...
Health

April and May Mental Health First Aid trainings announced

Healthy Humans Hendry-Glades announces free in-person Mental Health First Aid training sessions...

Register to take a mental health first aid course

Learn how to support family, friends, and neighbors with a mental health first aid course.

Alzheimer Association provides virtual Caregiver Support Group

Join the virtual Caregiver Support Group provided by the Alzheimer Association on the first Thursday...
Entertainment

The FSW Theatre Program presents “Tartuffe”

Step into the world of Molière’s timeless masterpiece, “Tartuffe,” as the FSW Theatre Program presents...

Experience the vibrant rhythms of FSW’s Spring Concert Series

The Florida SouthWestern State College (FSW) Music program is delighted to announce a rich lineup...
The Backtrack Blues Band

Highlands Hammock announces March Blues Concert

The Backtrack Blues Band will bring their original, upbeat electric blues...
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Opinion
As educators, it’s crucial to promote a learning environment that is safe and secure while...
As a director of an Early Childhood program, I have to keep my credentials active and up to date.
During the season of Easter, I find myself thinking long and hard about the blessing I offer...
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Baptism highlights second day of convention at Hertz Arena

Thousands will look on as Caleb joins other congregants who will also be fully immersed in the baptismal pool...

Nurses fight conspiracy theories along with coronavirus

State News

Smart & Safe Florida announces statewide Veterans Coalition

On Tuesday, April 23, the Smart & Safe Florida campaign launched its “Vets Vote #YesOn3” statewide Veterans Coalition...
The FWC Division of Law Enforcement received their Excelsior Recognition plaque at the Feb. 19-23, Florida Police Accreditation Conference. Pictured left to right: Sheriff Billy Woods of Marion County, Capt. Dana Russell, Col. Brian Smith, Accreditation Manager Elizabeth Kamerick, Lt. Richard Doricchi and Stacy Lehman, Executive Director of the Florida Accreditation Office.

FWC Division of Law Enforcement achieves highest level of accreditation

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

SBG wants bypass feasibility study for SR 29 improvements

A second public workshop for the SR 29 improvements from CR 80A (Cowboy ...
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