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  1. Hendry Residents Face Rising Taxes And CostsRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 22 | Southwest Florida Online

    The following is a highlight of the Hendry County Board of County Commissioners meeting held on Tuesday, June 13 at Clewiston City Hall. RFQ #2017-13 - Construction Management Services for Historic and Non-Historic Projects in Hendry County - The Board approved to move forward with Construction Management Services contract.

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  2. Apply For Free Food - Deadline June 30Read the original story

    Tuesday Jun 20 | Southwest Florida Online

    Seniors, 60 or older in Hendry and Glades counties interested in applying for Commondity Supplemental Food Program can come to or call any of Hope Connections locations in LaBelle, Moore Haven, or Clewiston during business hours for monthly free food of about 35 pounds of healthy vegetables, fruit, juice, dairy and protein.

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  3. Hector Placencia Dies At 71Read the original story

    Jun 13, 2017 | Southwest Florida Online

    He was born Dec. 9, 1945 in Kendallville, Indiana, to Andres H and Petra Placencia. Mrs. Placencia married Yolanda Quesada.

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  4. Obituaries- William Pelham, Caroline Keen, Fred MitchellRead the original story

    Jun 6, 2017 | Southwest Florida Online

    He was born Dec. 11, 1926 in Washington County, FL, to the late James Arthur and the late Evelyn Lavata Pelham. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, June 7, 2017 at 11:00 am., With calling 1 hour before at Akin-Davis Funeral Home, Clewiston with Henry Pelham officiating., Interment will be Wednesday, June 7, 2017 in Ridgelawn Cemetery, Clewiston at the convenience of the family.

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  5. Food Bag Program Sign Ups This WeekRead the original story

    May 16, 2017 | Southwest Florida Online

    Applications for free monthly food bags are taking place in Hendry and Glades County this week and next week. 30 pounds of canned food, milk and cheese are available monthly for seniors living in the two rural counties.

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  6. Pickett Family Tax Prep Companies SuedRead the original story

    May 10, 2017 | Southwest Florida Online

    Three related return preparers in South Florida prepare false tax returns for their customers, according to a new civil lawsuit filed by the Justice Department. The suit filed in the Southern District of Florida asks the court to permanently bar Fred Pickett Jr. and his children, Jalisa Steele and Fred Pickett III, from owning, operating, or franchising a tax return preparation business and preparing tax returns for others.

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  7. Obituaries - Wilmer Wiggins, James SchallRead the original story

    May 7, 2017 | Southwest Florida Online

    Wilmer J. "Jim" Wiggins, age 85, of Clewiston, went to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on May 2, 2017 in Okeechobee. He was born Jan. 30, 1932 in Escambia County, FL, to the late Larence Wiggins and the late Ethel Wiggins.

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  8. Take Your Trash To Transfer Stations Free April 17-22Read the original story

    Apr 11, 2017 | Southwest Florida Online

    Hendry County Special Districts will be hosting free waste amnesty days from April 17 to 22 from 7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. in honor of Earth Day. Unincorporated residents with identification can bring accepted waste to the LaBelle Transfer station at 1280 Forestry Division Road or the Clewiston Transfer Station at 1350 Olympia Ave. Hendry County will accept yard waste with the requirements that no single branch is larger than four feet long and four inches in diameter.

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  9. Students Present Talents At FestivalRead the original story

    Mar 28, 2017 | Southwest Florida Online

    Drug Free Hendry County held their 5th annual Talent Show in Clewiston on March 17, 2017 as part of the Friday Night Sugar Festival. Both Hendry & Glades' high schools hosted talent shows weeks prior, which served as an audition for Drug Free Hendry Talent Fest.

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  10. Shirley Fielder Dies At 81Read the original story

    Mar 27, 2017 | Southwest Florida Online

    Shirley R. Fielder, age 81, of Clewiston, passed away March 23, 2017 in Fort Myers. She was born Jan. 6, 1936 in Grady County, GA, to the late Daniel Stevens and the late Bernice Lee Royals.

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  11. Gymnasium Named In Honor Of James E. HartRead the original story

    Mar 24, 2017 | Southwest Florida Online

    The Harlem community is coming together to rename the Harlem Gymnasium in honor of Reverend James E. Hart. The Hendry County Board of County Commissioners approved the request and the renaming ceremony will take place on April 1, 2017 Queenie Williams sent a request in February 2016 to the Board of County Commissioners to rename the gymnasium after Reverend James E. Hart.

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  12. Obituarires - Claudia Wilson, Lorraine MillerRead the original story

    Mar 19, 2017 | Southwest Florida Online

    Lorraine Webster Miller, age 63, of LaBelle , passed away March 16, 2017 in LaBelle. She was born Mar. 19, 1953 in Boston, MA, to the late Lawrence Stanfield Webster and the late Audrey Louise Webster He was also preceded in death by her brother: Lawrence Stanfield Webster, II.

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  13. FP&L Gets New Solar Facility Permissions In HendryRead the original story

    Mar 17, 2017 | Southwest Florida Online

    The following is a highlight of the Hendry County Board of County Commissioners meeting held on Tuesday, March 14 at Clewiston City Hall including hearing on FP&L's applications for electrical generating facilities and a 957 acre solar energy center. Text Amendments to the Hendry County Comprehensive Plan : For more than a year the Hendry County Planning and Community Development Department has been working on changes to the CP.

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  14. Cold Weather Shelter Open Tonight In LaBelle, FlRead the original story

    Mar 15, 2017 | Southwest Florida Online

    LaBelle, Fla. - Hendry County will be opening the Cold Weather Emergency Shelter in LaBelle tonight at 6:00 pm at the United Way House, located at 133 N. Bridge Street in LaBelle.

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  15. Kaleb James Arrested In Deputy ShootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2017 | Southwest Florida Online

    Hendry County Sheriff's Office is releasing the name of Kaleb James, arrested in the March 9 shooting of a Hendry County Deputy. The investigation revealed that Hendry County Deputy Moorehead and two other deputies were conducting a business check in the front of M&M Grocery at 944 Kentucky Ave., in Clewiston, Florida.

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  16. Obituaries - Cranford Herring, Louise BillieRead the original story

    Mar 13, 2017 | Southwest Florida Online

    Cranford B. "Jack" Herring, age 89, of Clewiston , passed away March 11, 2017 in West Palm Beach. He was born Mar. 24, 1927 in Moultrie, GA, to the late Theron and the late Velma M Herring.

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  17. Joshua Ingram Dies In Fiery CrashRead the original story

    Mar 13, 2017 | Southwest Florida Online

    Joshua Michael Ingram 27, of Clewiston died in a crash Sunday morning at 2:56 a.m, in central Hendry County, Fl. His 2008 Ford F-150 was northbound on Flaghole Road approaching Surrency Road.

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  18. Obituaries - Jackie McClenithan, Billy ElkinsRead the original story

    Mar 11, 2017 | Southwest Florida Online

    Jackie H."Buddy" McClenithan, age 78, of LaBelle , passed away March 3, 2017 in LaBelle. He was born Mar. 14, 1938 in LaBelle, FL, to the late Zoria N. and the late Beulah McClenithan.

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  19. $1000 Reward In Deputy ShootingRead the original story

    Mar 10, 2017 | Southwest Florida Online

    A Hendry deputy was shot and at this time Hendry County Sheriff's Office is continuing to investigate the shooting that occurred last night in Clewiston, Florida. Further investigation has revealed that Deputy Moorehead was ambushed by an individual while out of his vehicle at 944 Kentucky Ave. Investigators are continuing to follow up on leads that are coming in regarding the shooting.

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  20. Free WiFi At Community Centers - Felda, Harlem, PioneerRead the original story

    Mar 3, 2017 | Southwest Florida Online

    Hendry County installed free WiFi in several community centers throughout the County. The WiFi is available in the Pioneer Community Center at 910 Panama Ave in Clewiston, FL, the Felda Community Center at 1050 CR 830 in Felda, FL and the Harlem Community Center at 2000 7th St in Clewiston, FL.

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