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Man stabs city employee while he was working at the LaBelle Nature Park

A city worker/victim reported to deputies that while working in the Nature Park trimming the trails...

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.

Hendry County Arrest Report

The following individuals were arrested on felony or driving under the influence (DUI) charges by the...
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Community News

Kitten season is here

According to Best Friends, nearly three times the number of felines enter shelters...

LaBelle partners to connect adults to postsecondary education and jobs

Collaboratory is excited to announce that the City of LaBelle has been selected to join the Municipal...
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Breastfeeding class scheduled April 11

Milky Way Breastfeeding and Chestfeeding Resources will hold a free breastfeeding class...
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 ...
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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
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...
The purpose of the WERP is to improve the quantity, quality, timing, and distribution of water ...
Government

At their April 9 meeting, Glades County Commissioners banned commercial truck traffic on several roads in the Muse area.

The Hendry County School Board approved 5/0 several measures during its April 2 meeting. ...
An apparent state-wide shortage of maintenance workers caused LaBelle Commissioner ...
Schools

Mrs. Maudlin’s class practices contractions.

Miss Flora’s VPK had a BERRY good time at the Blueberry Farm and Zach’s Playground!
April reading challenge: grade levels paired up to see who can earn the most AR points.
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
When I think of the Resurrection, three unlikely people come to mind: Peter, Mary Magdalene...
AMAC Certified Social Security Advisor Russell Gloor answers questions about Social Security.
The horror of Holy Week is over. A new day has dawned! Jesus lives! These two little...
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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
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 ...

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...
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