Hendry County Newswire (Page 2)

Hendry County Newswire (Page 2)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Hendry County, FL. (Page 2)

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  1. ALTAIR Gun Club enrolling now for - Tactical Pistol 1' course Scheduled for July 11Read the original story

    Saturday Jul 4 | Gulfshore Life

    ... Complex (the former Old Copeland Prison) and the 1150-acre ALTAIR Regional Training Facility (the former Hendry County Correctional Facility) in the Florida Everglades. It includes multiple shooting ranges, helicopter landing capabilities, obstacle ...

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  2. 4th Of July Starts With Runners In LaBelleRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 4 | Southwest Florida Online

    ... Hendry/Glades came in third place. The event started and finished at the LYDA Park across the street from the Hendry County Health Department on Pratt Blvd. off Cowboy Way at 7:30 am. There were about 60 participants registered. Winners were ...

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  3. Michelle Jones Speaks At KiwanisRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Southwest Florida Online

    Michelle Jones from Altair Training Solutions was a guest speaker at a recent Kiwanis Club of LaBelle Meeting. Michelle gave a presentation on how they have transformed and are still transforming the old correctional facility in Hendry County.

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  4. Gladstone Land Acquires Two Farms In Florida For $15.8 MillionRead the original story

    Jun 30, 2015 | Agri Marketing

    GLADSTONE LAND ACQUIRES TWO FARMS IN FLORIDA FOR $15.8 MILLION Jun. 30, 2015 Source: Gladstone Land Corp. news release Gladstone Land Corporation announced today that it has acquired 2,668 acres of land with 1,664 farmable acres in Hendry County, Florida, for approximately $15.8 million. The Company entered into a 5-year lease agreement with a leading grower and marketer of fresh vegetables.

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  5. Sugar Cane Burning - Target Of Sierra ClubRead the original story

    Jun 27, 2015 | Southwest Florida Online

    ... the foliage, but this generates large plumes of smoke and puts communities throughout Palm Beach, Glades and Hendry county at risk, says the Sierra Club. Julia Hathaway, Sierra Club organizing representative, said: "We need to build on the successes ...

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  6. Shane Parker, Karson Turner Win Awards At ConferenceRead the original story

    Jun 26, 2015 | Southwest Florida Online

    LaBelle, Fla. - Hendry County wins big at the Florida Association of Counties Annual Conference last week with multiple award winners, designations and board appointments.

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

    Jun 25, 2015 | 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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  8. Family of Teen Killed Fights For More Lights and Sidewalks Along SR-82Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2015 | Lehigh Acres Gazette

    ... FY 2018. Construction is expected to be funded in FY 2021. 2 to 4-lane Widening of SR 82 from Homestead Rd to Hendry County Line: Phase II (60%) Design is under way. ROW acquisition is funded in FY 2016. Construction is not funded. The construction ...

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  9. Florida unemployment rises slightly to 5.7 percentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2015 | St. Petersburg Times

    ... (up from 7.3 percent), he second highest unemployment rate in the state, trailing only perpetually struggling Hendry County (8.6 percent). Among other Tampa Bay counties: Pinellas stood at 5.1 percent (up from 4.8 percent); Hillsborough was 5.2 ...

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  10. ALTAIR Gun Club enrolling now for - Tactical Pistol 1' course Scheduled for June 20Read the original story

    Jun 13, 2015 | Gulfshore Life

    ... Complex (the former Old Copeland Prison) and the 1150-acre ALTAIR Regional Training Facility (the former Hendry County Correctional Facility) in the Florida Everglades. It includes multiple shooting ranges, helicopter landing capabilities, obstacle ...

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

    Jun 12, 2015 | Southwest Florida Online

    Brian Newhouse is the new Emergency Management Director for Hendry County. The Emergency Operations Center, a secure facility for coordinating emergency operations is west of LaBelle on State Road 80 where one of the area's tallest structures stands, a 200-foot tall monopole mast with numerous antennas attached.

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

    Jun 10, 2015 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    ... more than $1,600 towards a reward for information leading to an arrest. The Public Information Officer for the Hendry County Sheriff's Office says they cannot say for sure whether the dog was dragged. Detectives are investigating to find out exactly ...

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

    Jun 9, 2015 | 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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  14. Dog dies after being dragged in ClewistonRead the original story

    Jun 8, 2015 | WICU12 Erie

    ... this. "I've lived out here for 20 years and there are a lot of dogs that just roam the streets out here," said Hendry County resident Antonio Matos. "Once people don't want the dogs anymore they just throw it out and ditch them into the woods and ...

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

    Jun 8, 2015 | WPTV Local News

    ... more than $1,600 towards a reward for information leading to an arrest. The Public Information Officer for the Hendry County Sheriff's Office says they cannot say for sure whether the dog was dragged. Detectives are investigating to find out exactly ...

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  16. Free Summer Movies In 34th YearRead the original story

    Jun 8, 2015 | Southwest Florida Online

    ... are completely Free to the public, because of the generous sponsorship of individuals and businesses here in Hendry County. The Festival is free and open to the entire family do not hesitate to contact me at (863) 675-0900 , (863) 673-4529 .or Email ...

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  17. Tuesday's letters: Trade measure supports Florida manufacturingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2015 | St. Petersburg Times

    ... to establish the program. The results of a recent federal investigation of monkey breeding facilities in Hendry County should concern all Floridians. Undercover video documents thousands of free-living monkeys, captured from Asia, confined in filthy ...

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  18. clewistonabusethumbRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2015 | 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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  19. monkey farm protest fridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2015 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Animal activists held a symbolic demonstration outside of the Lee County jail this afternoon requesting the release of thousands of "imprisoned" monkeys currently bred for animal experimentation and testing at Hendry County monkey farms. Demonstrators marched from outside of the jail to State Attorney Stephen Russell's office demanding a full investigation into alleged animal abuse of the monkeys as well as possible public corruption involving Hendry County officials and Hendry County Economic Development Council CEO Gregg Gillman.

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  20. monkeygate fridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2015 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    The state attorney's office for the 20th judicial circuit in the Southwestern region of Florida confirms it is currently reviewing allegations of animal abuse and possible government corruption related to Hendry County's monkey farms. Animal activists held a symbolic demonstration outside of the Lee County jail this afternoon requesting the release of thousands of "imprisoned" monkeys currently bred for animal experimentation and testing at Hendry County monkey farms.

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