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Hendry County Arrest Report

Hendry County Arrest Report for May 6-12.
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Hendry Commission gets update from EMS

With hurricane season officially starting June 1, Bob Pastula, Hendry County director of ...

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FWC Division of Law Enforcement Weekly Report from April 26 - May 2.
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USACE launches Okeechobee Waterway Junior Ranger Program

The program is geared toward children between the ages of five and 12 and provides children...

Caloosa Baptist Church to host Vacation Bible School

Caloosa Baptist Children’s Pastor, Jim Cafarchio, will hold Vacation Bible School for children...

Luis Orduna Casiano of LaBelle named to Bridgewater College’s Spring Dean’s List

Luis Orduna Casiano of Labelle, Fla., was named to the 2024 spring semester Dean’s List...
Agriculture
ONA — You want to see cattle up close and find out how Florida ranchers bring beef to your dinner table?
Blackberries are already known for their health benefits, and someday, they might provide even more antioxidants than the ones you buy...
The goal of the survey is to get ideas and feedback from various sectors...
Business Corner
The Scam Survival Toolkit connects people with the information they need to restore...
Moving across town or the country requires time, patience, money, and, most importantly, trust.
This move represents a significant expansion of the organization’s footprint in the region...
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
Every fifteen minutes, 365 days a year, University of Florida scientists can see how and where...
Love bugs are most active between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m.
This project should improve native plant diversity, wildlife foraging opportunities and...
These meetings are designed to give the public an opportunity to interact directly...
Government

During the 2024 Florida Freedom Month Sales Tax Holiday, you may purchase admissions ...

Limiting truck traffic on residential roads in Muse continues to draw controversy in Glades County ...
The U.S. Postal Service is asking all homeowners to inspect and repair their mailboxes during Mailbox Improvement Week, May 19-25.
Schools

LaBelle Elementary students splash in the water during their end of year water day.

Notably, 37 students including Enrique Acosta, of Hendry County,  were awarded 1-year scholarships...
A suggestion to use some of the Hendry County School District’s vacant property for ...
Health

Health department issues blue-green algae health alert for Lake Okeechobee

DOH-Hendry advises residents and visitors to take the following precautions: ...

Florida Department of Health observes National Stroke Awareness Month

Nationally, stroke is a leading cause of death. Recognizing a stroke quickly can be lifesaving...

DCF Champions hosts Mental Health Awareness Month roundtable

Leaders from across the state joined together to highlight the considerable strides Florida...
Entertainment

Firehouse Community Theatre announces shows and youth auditions

Firehouse Community Theatre Inc., 241 N. Bridge St., invites you to attend "It Happened on Route 66"...

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...
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Opinion
Some days, I can be very impatient, often with myself. The other day, I decided to look up...
We all forget things from time to time, and we hope it’s nothing more than getting older.
Mass protests have become popular with the radical Left because they work.
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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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