2019 Miss Hendry County contest is Saturday

CLEWISTON — The final pageant in the run-up to the 2019 Miss Hendry County Scholarship Pageant, which takes place Saturday, Feb. 16, at 7:30 p.m. at the main stage under the pavilion on the fairgrounds. Reigning 2018 Miss Hendry County Vivian Haney will crown the winner. The 2019 winner will receive a $2,000 scholarship, courtesy […]

Eight girls compete for 2019 Junior Miss Hendry County

CLEWISTON — The 2019 Junior Miss Hendry County pageant will be Thursday, Feb. 14, at 7:30 p.m., at the main stage located under the pavilion on the fairgrounds. Haley Lovell, the reigning 2018 Junior Miss Hendry County, will crown the winner of the pageant. Eight girls will compete for the 2019 Junior Miss title: • […]

More, and new, fun stuff going on at county fair

CLEWISTON — The Hendry County Fair & Livestock Show started its six-day run Tuesday with a few extra twists for attendees — added agricultural and floral exhibits, more food vendors, a giant Ferris wheel, a new children’s entertainer and all the familiar carnival attractions. “There’s going to be a lot of new stuff there this […]

Seven girls compete for 2019 Little Miss Hendry County

The 2019 Little Miss Hendry County pageant happened Tuesday, Feb. 12, at 7:30 p.m. Reigning Little Miss 2018 Carly Spencer will crown the 2019 Little Miss Hendry County. Seven girls competed for the title this year: • Jenna Lee Lester, sponsored by D & J Machinery • Kaylen Analese Rivera, sponsored by Sunshine Family Medicine […]

Fair to include demolition derby

The Okeechobee County Fair Association will host the Demolition Derby on the last day of the fair, Sunday, March 17. Gates open at noon, and the Demolition Derby is at 2:30 p.m. Demolition Derby tickets are $10 per person, 5 years old and under free, sold separately from fair admission. Win a chance to drive […]