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Hendry County News

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Sunday | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

Feds file harassment cases against 2 Florida firms

The cases were filed Thursday in U.S. District Court in Miami against Windmill Farms Nursery in Zolfo Springs and Moreno Farms, which has facilities in Hendry County.


Related Topix: Zolfo Springs, FL

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Southwest Florida Online

Jane Velez-Mitchell And Sen. Dwight Bullard Fight Monkey Breeders

Secret Company Plans Giant Monkey Breeding Plant In Rural Hendry County LABELLE, FL.


Related Topix: Jane Velez-Mitchell, Entertainment, Television, Labelle, FL, Lehigh Acres, FL

Sat Aug 16, 2014

St. Petersburg Times

In proud Hendry, Florida's hardest-hit county searches for economic boost

Beyond the relentless fields of sugar cane stalks, past the sign heralding Clewiston as "America's Sweetest City," just south of a cluster of aged mobile homes and modest ranch-style houses sits the weather-worn Lighthouse Apostolic Church.


Related Topix: Florida, Clewiston, FL, Okeechobee, FL, Standardized Testing, Education

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Sunshine State News

Unemployment Rate Remains Unchanged at 6.2 Percent

According to the latest report released Friday from the Department of Economic Opportunity, the state added 2,100 private-sector jobs in July.


Related Topix: Florida, Okaloosa County, FL, Hamilton County, FL, Flagler County, FL, Rick Scott, US Governors

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Southwest Florida Online

U.S. Sugar Wants Control Of Huge Land Area To Write It's Own Rules?

Giant Master Plan Sought By Sugar Producer CLEWISTON, FL. -- U.S. Sugar Corp. of Clewiston is asking to get approval from government agencies for a huge 66 year master plan including over 43,313 acres of land it owns with a portion owned by another large agricultural company, Hilliard Brothers.


Related Topix: Clewiston, FL, Labelle, FL, Palm Beach County, FL, West Palm Beach, FL

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Southwest Florida Online

Fruits And Vegetables At Library

The Florida Department of Health in Hendry County facilitated a "Fruits/Veggies & Get Moving!" presentation at the Barron Library in LaBelle.


Sat Aug 09, 2014

WINK-TV Fort Myers

Top 10 Most Wanted Florida Criminals Caught

One of Southwest Florida Crimestoppers 10 most wanted criminals is now in custody.


Related Topix: Best of 2007

Thu Aug 07, 2014

NBC2 News

14th panther dies after vehicle collission

The two-year-old female panther was uncolored and her remains were collected on Wednesday from CR833 in Hendry County, according to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.


Related Topix: Florida, Lee County, FL

WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

Florida panther dies after colliding with vehicle

According to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, the remains of the 2-year-old female panther were collected Wednesday from a Hendry County road.