Guardrail repairs to be performed at Cowboy Way and Forrey Drive

LABELLE — The Hendry County Road and Bridge Department will be repairing a damaged guardrail at the intersection of East Cowboy Way and Forrey Drive on Saturday, July 25, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Flagmen will be present. Please seek an alternate route if possible and allow extra time to reach your destination. If […]

Hendry County Road & Bridge Department to replace culvert in North LaBelle

LABELLE — The Hendry County Road & Bridge Department will be replacing a culvert at the intersection of Marion Avenue and North Bridge Street in North LaBelle on Wednesday, July 22. The intersection will be closed from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Detour signs will be posted to redirect traffic. Please seek an alternate route […]

Hendry County brewery has unique farm-to-table operation

LABELLE — Hendry County’s first and only brewery, LaBelle Brewing Company, houses a deliciously successful farm-to-table restaurant inside its modern and beautiful building, known as Buckingham Farms. “Everything at Buckingham Farms is naturally grown by agricultural specialists with years of experience. We get more crops from less space, so we’re able to harvest more with […]

BLM protesters assemble at Hendry County Courthouse

LABELLE — A Black Lives Matter(BLM) protest was successfully staged in front of the Hendry County Courthouse on the evening of Monday, June 8. Nearly 80 participants donned their facial coverings and lined the sidewalk on both sides of Hickpochee Avenue. As vehicles passed through the bustling intersection, many drivers honked their horns and waved […]

COVID-19 testing available in Hendry County

HENDRY COUNTY — The Florida Department of Health in Hendry County will provide free COVID-19 testing. Notices for available testing sites, days and times will be sent out on a weekly basis. • Hendry County Health Department, 1100 S. Olympia in Clewiston, on Wednesday, June 3, from 9 a.m. to noon (weather permitting).• Hendry County […]

Business Corner: Rick’s Barbershops reopen in Moore Haven and LaBelle

LABELLE — Many people are cheering at the much-awaited reopening of Florida’s barbershops, hair salons and nail salons. In particular, local barber Rick Pope and his cohorts Tony Cannato, Joel Rodriguez are more than excited to finally be reopening. “We reopen tomorrow after seven weeks’ mandatory closure due to COVID-19 restrictions,” said Mr. Pope. “It […]

U.S. Sugar to distribute sweet corn to Florida families with assistance from Pioneer Growers, Duda Farm Fresh Foods and Cheney Brothers

Farmers will give away 5,000 crates of Florida-grown Glades sweet corn to families across Southwest and South Florida starting Wednesday.