Hendry County Newswire

Hendry County Newswire

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  1. Sodexo Honored as Breakthrough EmployerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | PR Log

    ... Sodexo is an international food service and facilities management company. Locally, Sodexo oversees the Hendry County School District's lunchrooms and food production. Magdalena Flores, Goodwill's Job-Link consultant in Labelle, first contacted ...

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  2. Cow killed in collision with jail transport vanRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | NBC2 News

    ... A small cow standing in northbound lanes of US-27 in Glades County got the worst of a collision with a marked Hendry County jail transport van early Friday morning. The Florida Highway Patrol said the 2006 Ford van was headed north just after 6 a.m. ...

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  3. Jail van strikes cow on U.S. 27 in Glades CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    A Hendry County jail transport van struck a cow that was in the road Friday morning on U.S. 27 in Glades County, the Florida Highway Patrol said. The incident took place just south of the intersection with County Road 720.

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  4. Jail Transport Van Hits Cow In Early Morning CrashRead the original story

    Friday | Southwest Florida Online

    A cow in the middle of US 27 near Moore Haven was killed when hit by a Sheriff's jail transport van Friday morning about 6:03 a.m. A 2006 Ford Econovan, a marked Hendry County Jail transport van was northbound on US 27 in the inside lane south of CR720, south of Moore Haven in Glades county as a small cow was standing in the middle of US 27 northbound lanes. The cow dashed or darted west across the northbound US 27 lanes towards the grassy median but the front left corner of the van collided with the cow.

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  5. Kodak Black Needed A Vacation, Allegedly Skips Out On ConcertRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 26 | AllHipHop.com

    Pompano Beach rapper Kodak Black is in trouble with the law again as he reportedly was a no show at a performance and instead took a Valentines Day trip to Puerto Rico. Hendry County Club promoters Willy Cenecharles and Carl Richardson claim that Kodak Black missed his scheduled performance at the Latinos Nigh Club in Labelle, Florida, after they agreed to pay him $7,000 with half coming upfront.

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  6. Animal rights group rallies behind monkey Zika claimsRead the original story

    Thursday May 26 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Animal rights activists are expected to take to the streets of downtown Fort Myers in protest of an outbreak that health officials have discounted as highly unlikely. People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals says the Zika virus is nothing to monkey around about and that an epidemic spread by primates in Hendry County could be imminent.

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  7. James Billie II Crashes Into Canal Sunday MorningRead the original story

    Sunday May 22 | Southwest Florida Online

    James E. Billie II crashed into a canal Sunday morning about 3:50 a.m. and was transported to the hospital in serious condition. A 2003 Ford F-150, driven by James Edward Billie II, 24 of LaBelle was southbound on Trebol Street, south of Horse Club Avenue in Montura Ranch Estates in central Hendry county as it came to a water filled canal south of the roadway.

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  8. Mary Colon Dies In Crash Into CanalRead the original story

    Saturday May 21 | Southwest Florida Online

    Mary Jane Colon, 36 of Clewiston died in a crash Friday at 10:28 p.m. in eastern Hendry county. Colon was southbound on CR-833 just south of State Road 80 when her 2003 Acura MDX ran off of the roadway to the right, into a canal. 1 comment

  9. Crash kills one in Hendry CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 21 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    A crash at the intersection State Road 80 and County Road 833 late Friday killed at least one person, the Florida Highway Patrol said.

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  10. Florida Unemployment Rate Keeps Dropping; Now 4.8 PercentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 20 | WTXL

    ... t rate at 3.0 percent, followed by Hamilton County at 3.2 percent and St. John's County at 3.4 percent. Hendry County had the state's highest unemployment rate at 7.0 percent, followed by Sumter County at 6.6 percent and Citrus County at 6.3 percent.

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  11. Florida's Unemployment Rate Keeps DroppingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 20 | CBS Local

    ... t rate at 3.0 percent, followed by Hamilton County at 3.2 percent and St. John's County at 3.4 percent. Hendry County had the state's highest unemployment rate at 7.0 percent, followed by Sumter County at 6.6 percent and Citrus County at 6.3 percent.

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  12. Lake jobless rate keeps fallingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 20 | The Daily Commercial

    ... rate last month (3.0 percent), followed by Hamilton County (3.2 percent), and St. Johns County (3.4 percent). Hendry County had the highest unemployment rate (7.0 percent), followed by Sumter County (6.6 percent), and Citrus County (6.3 percent). ...

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  13. Nile crocs found in Everglades likely related, study finds a " and more may be out thereRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 19 | The Miami Herald

    ... also 28 percent faster than crocs from its native range. Another croc that escaped the Billie Swamp Safari in Hendry County managed to survive on its own for four years before being recaptured. We know their behavior in their native range, and there ...

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  14. Watermelon-stealing alligator caught on camera in FloridaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 19 | UPI

    The Florida Agricultural Crimes Intelligence Unit released a photo of a suspect in an unusual crime -- an alligator fleeing with a stolen watermelon. The unit posted a photo to Facebook showing the apparently hungry gator carrying the melon in its mouth while climbing into a Hendry County lake.

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  15. Sweet tooth: Florida alligator caught swiping watermelon from melon fieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 18 | The China Post

    But one large gator with an apparent sweet tooth was recently photographed sliding into a canal with a whole watermelon clamped in its jaws. "Gator caught stealing watermelon out of watermelon field in Hendry County," a Florida Agricultural Crimes Intelligence Unit officer wrote May 13 on the group's Facebook page.

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  16. Sweet tooth: Florida alligator caught swiping watermelonRead the original story

    Wednesday May 18 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    But one large gator with an apparent sweet tooth was recently photographed sliding into a canal with a whole watermelon clamped in its jaws. "Gator caught stealing watermelon out of watermelon field in Hendry County," a Florida Agricultural Crimes Intelligence Unit officer wrote May 13 on the group's Facebook page.

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  17. Florida 25 mins ago 5:41 a.m. - Only in Florida: Gator hijacks watermelonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 18 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    But one large gator with an apparent sweet tooth was recently photographed sliding into a canal with a whole watermelon clamped in its jaws. "Gator caught stealing watermelon out of watermelon field in Hendry County," a Florida Agricultural Crimes Intelligence Unit officer wrote May 13 on the group's Facebook page.

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  18. Sweet Tooth: Florida Alligator Spotted Swiping WatermelonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 17 | CBS Local

    But one large gator with an apparent sweet tooth was recently photographed sliding into a canal with a whole watermelon clamped in its jaws. "Gator caught stealing watermelon out of watermelon field in Hendry County," a Florida Agricultural Crimes Intelligence Unit officer wrote May 13 on the group's Facebook page.

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  19. Alligator gets away with watermelon in its mouthRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 16 | WFTV Orlando

    ... but they probably won't be able to catch it - mainly because it is an alligator. The gator was photographed in Hendry County on Friday with a watermelon in its mouth and an eye on a nearby creek, the Florida Agricultural Crimes Intelligence Unit ...

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  20. Florida alligator is photographed after swipping watermelon from fieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 17 | St. Petersburg Times

    "Gator caught stealing watermelon out of watermelon field in Hendry County," a Florida Agricultural Crimes Intelligence Unit officer wrote May 13 on the group's Facebook page. Sgt. Charles White of the Hendry County Sheriff's Office took the photo.

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