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Police & Fire
    • FWC Report

      Officer Ciprich conducted a resource inspection on three individuals along the rim canal of Lake Okeechobee...

Schools
Although it’s important for students to step away from the daily grind, research continues...
Registration is now open for the 2024-2025 Voluntary Prekindergarten (VPK) school year in...
iTECH Glades would like to recognize the graduating class of 2024.
“FSW’s new summer bridge program, Buccaneer Bound, is designed to give new first-time-in-college...
Human Interest
Every year for the past 10 years, the University of Florida’s Gator100 program has honored the fastest-growing businesses...
 GFWC LaBelle Community Woman’s Club will host a ...
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Veterans

Smart & Safe Florida announces statewide Veterans Coalition

On Tuesday, April 23, the Smart & Safe Florida campaign launched its “Vets Vote #YesOn3” statewide Veterans Coalition...

Veteran's Service Officer helps vets secure benefits

Hendry County Veteran’s Service Officer Myra Johnson told the Hendry County Commission ...
MOORE HAVEN -- The Glades County Courthouse participated in Operation Green Light to honor veterans.

Operation Green Light honors veterans

Area buildings are lit up in green to show support for veterans ...
Agriculture
An orange teeming with antioxidants and other health benefits may be a shot in the arm...
Local farmers were experiencing dry conditions and welcomed some rain in June. However,  the recent deluges were excessive. 
Sweaty cows may not sound like the most exciting company, but in a warming world, researchers can’t get...
Leasing state land for cattle grazing provides income for the South Florida Water ...
Homeowners, business owners and others can plant the right tree in the right place in cities...
Government

Gov. DeSantis’ approves 2024-2025 General Appropriations Act

This legislation provides resources and support to Florida’s correctional professionals and...
Glades County Courthouse

Renovations planned on Doyle Conner Building

Glades County Commissioners move forward with plans for renovation of the Doyle Conner building at their June 12 meeting.
Glades County’s stately courthouse, built in the 1920s,

Glades County Commission asked to allow dirt trucks to use residential road

A request to use a county residential road to haul truckloads of dirt drew concerns at the June 11 meeting of the Glades County Commission.
Sports
The Lady Terriers with their regional runners-up trophy. (Photo courtesy Mona Baker)

Moore Haven Lady Terriers earn regional runners-up

The Moore Haven Lady Terriers varsity softball team finished the season as one of the elite eight teams in the region...

Rodeo to benefit injured cowboy

Sherman suffered a compound fracture while competing in the Wild Horse Race at the Chalo Nitka Festival in Moore Haven ...

Lady Terriers advance to the regional final

The Moore Haven Lady Terriers varsity softball team is one of the elite eight teams in the region after back-to-back wins in the 2A regional playoff.
Traffic & Road Work
The following column is the Road Watch report for Glades County for the week beginning Sunday, June 23...
The following column is the Road Watch report for Glades County for the week beginning Sunday, June 16...
Florida gas prices are now the lowest since February. The state average has steadily declined the past 17...
Health
Many people do not know what they should do when dealing with a panic attack, here are eight easy steps a person...
The Defense Health Agency announced that TRICARE beneficiaries in 12 Florida counties may receive...
Menthol can be great when added to things like candies or chewing gum, but when smoked can prove deadly.
Business
United Way of Lee, Hendry, and Glades President and CEO Jeannine Joy has been named ...
The last few days of heavy rain has caused major flooding in southwest Florida.
Relief may be in sight, after Florida gas prices rose to 2024 highs. The state average reached $3.64 per gallon...
This move represents a significant expansion of the organization’s footprint in the region...
Opinion
AMAC Certified Social Security Advisor answers questions about Social Security.
Many people who struggle with depression or anxiety sometimes have a difficult time taking care of their pets.
Do you know a friend or loved one who suffers from fear, anxiety, and depression and do not know what to do to help them?
If you’re as depressed as I am about American politics, you could use some encouraging news.
Wildlife & Environment
FWC invites you to attend the Fisheating Creek Wildlife Management Area 10-year Land Management Plan public hearing on Tuesday, July 23.
VTIP is a key component of Florida’s derelict vessel prevention program
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission will conduct an aerial treatment for aquatic plant control in portions of Lake Okeechobee ...
An AguaCulture project will remove thousands of pounds of phosphorus and nitrogen from Lake Istokpoga.
State News

Prosecutors in classified files case to urge judge to bar Trump from inflammatory comments about FBI

The federal judge presiding over the classified documents prosecution of Donald Trump is hearing arguments on whether to bar the former president from public comments that prosecutors say could …

3 caught in Florida Panhandle rip current die a day after couple drowns off state's Atlantic coast

Authorities say three Alabama men who went for an evening swim soon after arriving at a Florida Panhandle beach were caught in a rip current and died. The deaths Friday evening were the latest in a …

Former first lady Melania Trump stays out of the public eye as Donald Trump runs for president

After Melania Trump missed some key events in her husband's presidential campaign this year, she told reporters who asked about her thin schedule to “stay tuned.” But in the months since that …
Nation & World

Some visitors to Israel have a new stop on their tours: Hamas' destruction in the south

A new kind of tourism has emerged in Israel since Hamas’ Oct. 7 attack. For celebrities, politicians, influencers and others, no trip is complete without a somber visit to the devastated south that …

Gunmen kill 15 police officers and several civilians in Russia's southern Dagestan region

Russian authorities say more than 15 police officers and several civilians, including an Orthodox priest, have been killed by armed militants in the southern republic of Dagestan. They say the gunmen …
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LAKE KISSIMMEE -- An innovative water treatment company is taking on the challenge of getting the muck out of a Florida lake.
During the summer break, children and parents alike look forward to enjoying a much-needed..
How can there be outstanding bass fishing on Lake O and an algal bloom at the same time?
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