Hendry County Newswire (Page 10)

Hendry County Newswire (Page 10)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Hendry County, FL. (Page 10)

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

    May 17, 2016 | 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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  2. Alligator gets away with watermelon in its mouthRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2016 | 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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  3. Florida alligator is photographed after swipping watermelon from fieldRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2016 | 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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  4. PHOTO: Alligator caught stealing watermelon in Hendry CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2016 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    A poacher with a long snout was seen stealing a watermelon from a field in Hendry County, but it's not likely police will be able to catch the thief even though they have photographic evidence. The bandit was an alligator and the picture was posted to the Florida Agricultural Crimes Intelligence Unit Facebook page on May 13. At least one comment suggested the image was Photoshopped.

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  5. Alligator steals watermelon from Hendry County fieldRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2016 | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    The image was posted on Facebook by the Florida Agricultural Crimes Intelligence Unit, a non-profit organization that provides assistance to residents and industries in the agricultural and rural communities.

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  6. PHOTO: Gator caught stealing melonRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2016 | WPTV Local News

    A poacher with a long snout was seen stealing a watermelon from a field in Hendry County, but it's not likely police will be able to catch the thief even though they have photographic evidence. The bandit was an alligator and the picture was posted to the Florida Agricultural Crimes Intelligence Unit Facebook page on May 13. At least one comment suggested the image was Photoshopped.

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  7. How's Hendry Economic Development Doing? New VideoRead the original story

    May 13, 2016 | Southwest Florida Online

    Hendry County's Economic Development Council recently produced this elaborate video showing off some improvement to the county's infrastructure around the county and in the cities of Clewiston and LaBelle. Also shown are big existing businesses and a lot of new ventures, not all of whom are quite the complete success the county would hope for.

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  8. Democrats Meeting For Big V Breakfast May 28Read the original story

    May 12, 2016 | Southwest Florida Online

    Hendry County Democrats will meet at LaBelle's Big V Restaurant, SR-80 West at Hall St., on Saturday, May 28, at 8:30 a.m. Local Democrats will plan for the upcoming Primary Election on August 30 and the General Election to be hold on November 8. Alina Valdes, who has qualified to run as Democratic Candidate for Congressional District 25, has already announced her intention to attend this meeting, Other local, district, and statewide Democratic candidates or their representatives are also expected to attend. The meeting is an event on the Hendry County Democrats Facebook page. 1 comment

  9. New 24/7 Walmart opens in LabelleRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2016 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    People used to drive miles to shop at a national chain but say the new Walmart allows them to grab groceries without crossing county lines. The Walmart opened on Wednesday at 7:30 a.m., introducing a new gas station, pharmacy and grocery store to Hendry County.

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  10. Caloosahatchee River Reservoir Public Forum May 11Read the original story

    May 6, 2016 | Southwest Florida Online

    All are invited to attend a Riverwatch public forum to discuss the C-43 West Basin Storage Reservoir being built in Hendry County by the South Florida Water Management District and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The forum will be Wednesday, May 11 from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm in the downtown Ft.

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  11. Florida Candidate Lost Property to ForeclosureRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2016 | National Mortgage News

    Bill McDaniel, a Collier County, Fla., commission candidate running on his record as a businessman, owns two companies that are at least two years late paying property taxes and owe a total of more than $140,000 to Collier and Hendry counties. The companies, Big Island Excavating Inc. and PDJW LLC, have been late in paying property taxes in each of the last seven years, according to tax data collected from the two counties.

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  12. Tribe Member Battles Monkey Farm in FloridaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2016 | Courthouse News Service

    A Seminole tribe member requested an injunction to shut down a primate research facility in rural Florida, claiming it runs an unethical animal-tissue harvesting operation and puts his sacred lands at risk of being infested with "wild, potentially disease bearing monkeys." In Hendry County Court, Samuel Tommie claims the company known as Primate Products is illegally operating a monkey research center that houses animals in deplorable settings while denying "sick and injured monkeys adequate veterinary care."

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  13. Motorcycle/car crash kills one in Hendry CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2016 | NBC2 News

    ... and a second driver faces a traffic charge after a two-vehicle accident at SR-80 and Hendry Isles Boulevard in Hendry County. The Florida Highway Patrol said Balwinder Mann died at Lee Memorial Hospital after the 2008 Kawasaki motorcycle he was ...

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  14. Schools Game Day May 12Read the original story

    May 3, 2016 | Southwest Florida Online

    Hendry County Schools Game Day, Thursday, May 12, 2016 from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m., Hendry-LaBelle Civic Park, 800 Jaycee-Lions Dr. Please come out and support our Hendry County athletes. We need volunteers, for this event to flow beautifully.

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  15. Panther Found Dead In LakelandRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2016 | WRUF-AM Gainesville

    The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission reports that the 4-year-old male cat's body was found Thursday at the Okaloacoochee Slough Wildlife Management Area in Hendry County.

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  16. Panther killed by vehicle in southwest FloridaRead the original story

    Apr 28, 2016 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission reports that the 4-year-old male cat's body was found Thursday at the Okaloacoochee Slough Wildlife Management Area in Hendry County.

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  17. Florida Panther Struck, Killed In Hendry CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2016 | CBS Local

    ... - Remains of a male Florida panther, which had been struck and killed by a vehicle, were found Tuesday in Hendry County. Florida Fish and Wildlife said the panther was hit on the Josie Billie Highway, just north of the CR835 junction. They estimate ...

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  18. 2 panthers die in road crashes in 1 dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2016 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    Two panthers were killed in one day when an uncollared male was hit in Hendry County and an uncollared female was hit along Interstate 75 just south of Corkscrew Road in Lee County. News Press The total number of Florida panther road kills is up to 17 after an uncollared male was hit in Hendry County.

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  19. Body discovered in Hendry was missing Fort Myers woman, FDLE saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2016 | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    The body discovered last week in a rural, wooded area of Hendry County was that of missing Fort Myers woman Alberta Harris, the Florida Department of Law Enforcement said Tuesday. Harris, 50, was labeled a missing person by the Fort Myers Police Department on April 9 after she didn't show up to work as a bus driver for the Lee County School District.

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  20. Pet Pals: BoydRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2016 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    A body found in a wooded area along the Lee-Hendry county line last week has been identified as Alberta Harris,...

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