Wreaths Across America honors heroes

HENDRY COUNTY — Wreaths Across America Day is an annual tribute to veterans, where donated wreaths are laid throughout cemeteries nationwide, in an act that aspires to raise awareness of the sacrifices veterans make for our country. It is observed on a Saturday in mid-December each year. This year it was on Dec. 14. It […]

City report shows decrease in violent crime

CLEWISTON — The City of Clewiston has increased public safety, according to a report shared at the Dec. 16 meeting of the Clewiston City Commission. Clewiston Chief of Police Aaron Angell, who presented the City of Clewiston Crime Statistics and Department Update, detailed statistics for the first half of 2019. The department is made up […]

Hendry County Brewery opens in LaBelle

LABELLE — LaBelle Brewing Company celebrated its grand opening on Dec. 17. This microbrewery is the first of its kind in Hendry County, serving a wide range of beer that has been crafted in house, by brewmaster Corey Purcell. On Dec. 17, the place was filled with locals, and had a few tourists, too, as […]