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  1. PBC home to new craft rum distilleryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WPTV Local News

    ... is organic with no artificial flavoring or added sugars and the molasses used in fermentation comes locally from Clewiston. The process, Etheridge said, is a labor of love. It takes about six months from fermentation to bottle and the equipment used ...

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  2. Great full moon fishing aheadRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Highlands Today

    ... to chart your day's results. Dave Douglass is a bass fishing guide and teacher on 20 lakes from Kissimmee to Clewiston. The full article can be accessed at FloridaBassFishingForecast.com. Main website: HighlandsBassAngler.com Phone: 863-381-8474. ...

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  3. Tonyaa Weathersbee: Reflections on the Charleston massacreRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | The Florida Times-Union

    ... My sister Avis and I spent summers with him and my grandmother as children at parsonages in Lake Wales, Homestead, Clewiston and Haines City. Of course, one of the reasons my grandparents made us attend all those churchy things was not only to keep ...

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  4. Teens Criticallly Injured After High Speed CrashRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 25 | Southwest Florida Online

    Megan Whitehead, 17 of Clewiston was traveling eastbound on Hunting Club in Montura Estates in central Hendry county Wednesday at 11:10 p.m. at a high rate of speed when for unknown reasons her 2014 Kia Forte exited the paved portion of the roadway, became airborne, struck a canal embankment and then overturned where it came to final rest. She is in serious condition at Hendry Regional Hospital.

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  5. Veteran pilot gets RAF wings - 70 years lateRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | Border Counties Advertizer

    ... age of 20, Mr Payne began his time at the British Flying Training School (BFTS) in Riddle Field near the town of Clewiston, Florida. Mr Payne was one of more than 1,700 RAF cadets who were trained at the facility after British Prime Minister Winston ...

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  6. Increasing illegal turtle sales raise concernsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | Highlands Today

    Instead, Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission officers offered the suspects 200 to 400 pounds of soft shell turtles, according to an incident summary report. The buyers, Guisheng Lei, 34, and Gan Feng Du, 33, both of Clewiston, ended up being arrested and charged with unlawfully buying, selling or transferring wildlife, buying, selling or possessing turtles for sale, unlawful transport of more than one turtle and dealing in stolen property.

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  7. June Bird Dies At 89Read the original story

    Wednesday Jun 17 | Southwest Florida Online

    June Bird, age 89, of Clearwater formerly of Clewiston, passed away June 14, 2015 in Clearwater. She was born July 9, 1925 in Sparta Township, Sussex County, New Jersey to Lester Nicolas and Julia Martha Pullis Price.

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  8. Evelyn Choban Dies At 93Read the original story

    Tuesday Jun 16 | Southwest Florida Online

    ... knew and loved her. Funeral services will be held Friday, June 19, 2015, at 10:00 a.m. at Akin-Davis Funeral Home, Clewiston with Rev. Sherrill Tillery officiating. Interment will be Friday, June 19, 2015, in Ortona Cemetery, Moore Haven. The family ...

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  9. Verda Proctor Dies At 85Read the original story

    Saturday Jun 13 | Southwest Florida Online

    Verda M. Proctor, age 85, of Moore Haven, passed away June 12, 2015 in Clewiston. She was born Aug. 31, 1929 in Hebron, IN, to the late Arthur and the late Lydia Martin.

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  10. Brian Newhouse New Emergency Management DirectorRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 12 | Southwest Florida Online

    ... with numerous antennas attached. HCEM recently congratulated amateur (ham) radio operator Frank Harris (WA4PAM) of Clewiston on the occasion of his graduation from Community Emergency Response Team (C.E.R.T.) training. Frank is the Amateur Radio ...

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  11. Dog's paws, belly severely injured after possibly dragged by car in ClewistonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 10 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    Animal rescuers say a dog found in Clewiston appeared to have been dragged by a car. She was found on the side of the road, her four paws were scraped down to the bone.

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  12. Dog left with severe injuries after being dragged by a truck in Charlotte CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 9 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    ... near the DeSoto and Charlotte County line. It's the second similar case in a matter of days. The first happened in Clewiston. That dog had to be put down. Now in Charlotte County, this dog is bandaged and bruised. A witness tells WINK News she was ...

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  13. Obituaries - Martha Sullivan, Robert GarrettRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 9 | Southwest Florida Online

    Martha Louise Sullivan, age 92, of Clewiston , passed away June 2, 2015 in Clewiston. She was born Jan. 6, 1923 in West Palm Beach, FL, to the late John E. and the late Annie Maude Hawkins.

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  14. SWFL Crime Stoppers raises reward in Clewiston dog abuse caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 9 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    HENDRY COUNTY, Fla.- Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers is raising the reward for information on a pit bull found injured over the weekend in Clewiston. On Saturday, just after noon, the female pitbull was taken to the Gulf Coast Humane Society in Lee County after being found in a wooded area in the Montura neighborhood.

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  15. Dog dies after being dragged in ClewistonRead the original story

    Monday Jun 8 | WICU12 Erie

    Jun 08, 2015 10:07 PM -- A dog was put down Saturday after a case of animal abuse. People called it the worst case of animal abuse they've seen in the area.

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  16. Dog possibly dragged by car in ClewistonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 8 | WPTV Local News

    A horrific case of animal torture in Clewiston. Animal rescuers say a dog appeared to have been dragged by a car.

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  17. Update on brutal Clewiston dog dragging case: Reward increasedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 8 | Examiner.com

    A reward has been increased to $7,600 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person responsible for dragging a young, female pit bull behind a car in Clewiston, Florida on Saturday, reports the NewsPress. Volunteers and the medical staff with the organization, named the dog,"Aliyah," which in Hebrew means "rising to the heavens."

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  18. Reward increased in 'brutal dog torture' incidentRead the original story

    Monday Jun 8 | Cape Coral Daily Breeze

    "In the wake of a horrific incident this past weekend in which a dog had been dragged behind a car and tortured in Clewiston," Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers and the Gulf Coast Humane Society officials are teaming up to increase the reward for information leading to the arrest of the person or persons responsible. A female dog was brought to the Gulf Coast Humane Society in Lee County just after noon Saturday, after being found in a wooded area in the Montura neighborhood of Clewiston.

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  19. clewistonabusethumbRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 8 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    HENDRY COUNTY, Fla.- A community is banding together to find the person responsible for a horrific case of animal abuse. A mother pit bull was discovered in Clewiston over the weekend, badly injured.

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  20. Dog euthanized after being dragged behind carRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 7 | Examiner.com

    A dog in Clewiston, Florida, had to be humanely euthanized after someone dragged her behind a moving vehicle on Saturday morning, reported ABC 7 News. After being found, the female pit bull mix, who appeared to have recently given birth, was taken to the Gulf Coast Humane Society, but her injuries were so severe that she was put down within an hour of her arrival.

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