Hendry County Newswire (Page 5)

Hendry County Newswire (Page 5)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Hendry County, FL. (Page 5)

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  1. Hendry County takes part in a The Great Tornado DrillaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2017 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    CLEWISTON, Fla. - Residents sheltered in place and ducked under desks while county leaders radioed back and forth Wednesday morning at John Boy Auditorium during "The Great Tornado Drill."

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  2. Goodwill Industries of Southwest Florida receives $38K grantRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2017 | PR Log

    ... Plan. Based in Fort Myers, the Foundation has satellite offices located in Sanibel Island, LaBelle (Hendry County), and downtown Fort Myers. For more information, visit www.FloridaCommunity.com or call 239-274-5900 ( tel :(239)%20274- 5900 ). ...

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  3. Legal guide honors Midtown firm, lawyersRead the original story

    Jan 22, 2017 | Palm Beach Daily News

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  4. Kevin Long Instructs New CPR Method To Save LivesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2017 | Southwest Florida Online

    A new and easy method of Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation otherwise known as CPR was recently introduced to the LaBelle community at several locations last week by the Florida Department of Health in Hendry county. The new method of instruction only takes minutes to learn.

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  5. Floridaa s unemployment rate remains at 4.9 percentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2017 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    State officials on Friday announced the December unemployment remained at 4.9 percent, the same as November and 0.2 percentage points above the nation's jobless rate. Hendry County had the state's highest unemployment rate at 8 percent, followed by Citrus County at 6.7 percent and Sumter County at 6.6 percent.

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  6. Keys close year with lowest jobless rateRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2017 | Front www.keysnet.com

    ... County, which started the year at 3.8 percent, was third-lowest in December with a 3.6 percent mark. Rural Hendry County throughout the year retained the highest jobless rate. The inland county southwest of Lake Okeechobee started the year at 8.4 ...

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  7. Florida's Unemployment Rate Remains at 4.9 PercentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2017 | WTXL

    ... oyment rate at 3 percent, followed by Hamilton County at 3.4 percent and St. Johns County at 3.6 percent. Hendry County had the state's highest unemployment rate at 8 percent, followed by Citrus County at 6.7 percent and Sumter County at 6.6 percent.

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  8. Severe Weather Exercise January 25Read the original story

    Jan 19, 2017 | Southwest Florida Online

    ... preparedness by all Floridians for all types of hazards. On Wednesday January 25th, 2017 around 10:10 am, Hendry County Emergency Management will participate in the largest community Tornado Drill in the State of Florida. This mass tornado drill ...

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  9. Lake Okeechobee Set to Host Costa FLW Series Southeastern Division OpenerRead the original story

    Jan 17, 2017 | FishingWorld

    ... are free and open to the public. The event is hosted by Roland & Mary Ann Martin's Marina & Resort and the Hendry County Tourism Development Council. In Costa FLW Series regular-season competition, payouts are based on the number of participants ...

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  10. MLK Day In LaBelle - Parade And Morning In The ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2017 | Southwest Florida Online

    Martin Luther King, Jr. Day as celebrated in LaBelle, Florida in Hendry County each year. Community leaders and citizens join a walking parade up MLK Boulevard, marching a mile and a half around the community to the park, listening to short talks and then moving to the James Singleton Community Center for lunch.

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  11. Burglary suspect flees from police, causes crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2017 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    ... to a vehicle, grand theft, and fleeing to elude. He will also be held on a violation of probation warrant from Hendry County. Anyone with more information relating to this crime is encouraged to contact Riviera Beach Police at 561-845-4123 or Crime ...

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  12. Panther found dead in southwest FloridaRead the original story

    Jan 13, 2017 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    Officials say a young Florida panther has been found dead - the first of 2017 - from an apparent vehicle strike in southwest Florida. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission reports that the 3-month-old male cat's body was found Thursday on County Road 832 in rural Hendry County.

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  13. Hendry Government Annual ReportRead the original story

    Jan 12, 2017 | Southwest Florida Online

    Hendry County released their 2016 Annual Report. The report highlights the accomplishments of Hendry County government over the past year.

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  14. Hendry Commission Meeting - HighlightsRead the original story

    Jan 12, 2017 | Southwest Florida Online

    The following is a highlight of the Hendry County Board of County Commissioners meeting held on Tuesday, January 10 at Clewiston City Hall. CONSENT AGENDA Item E1 - Sherriff's Department Law Enforcement Trust Fund Request was pulled from the consent agenda and tabled until next month's meeting to allow for a presentation by the requesting non-profit entity.

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  15. Burning Ban In EffectRead the original story

    Jan 9, 2017 | Southwest Florida Online

    A burn ban is now in effect for unregulated fires for all of Hendry County as dry weather conditions impact the area. An unregulated fire means any outdoor fire, other than a cook fire, which is not permitted by a governmental agency.

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  16. Explosion in Felda Chemical PlantRead the original story

    Jan 9, 2017 | Lehigh Acres Gazette

    One person was taken to the hospital as a trauma alert following a chemical explosion Monday morning at Paramount Chemicals and Plastics in Felda, according to a Hendry County Sheriff Office.

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  17. Explosion Injury At Chemical CompanyRead the original story

    Jan 9, 2017 | Southwest Florida Online

    At approximately 7:12 am Monday, Hendry County Sherriffs Office received a call for an explosion with injury at Paramount Chemicals & Plastics, Inc. south of LaBelle on State Road 29 in Felda. The company specializes in the treatment of water via irrigation and injection systems for businesses and farms selling chemicals including acids, anti-scalants, bio-diesel supplies, chlorine, fertilizers, fungicides, herbicides, hydrogen peroxide, insecticides, methanol, polymers, quaternary ammonium, salts, etc.

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  18. 1 injured in Hendry County chemical explosionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2017 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    One person was taken to the hospital as a trauma alert following a chemical explosion Monday morning at Paramount Chemicals and Plastics, according to a Hendry County official.

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  19. At least 1 injured after explosion in Hendry CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2017 | NBC2 News

    Fire crews from LaBelle, Felda and Immokalee are at Paramount Chemicals and Plastics, off SR-29. The incident occurred at 7: 12 a.m. Jennifer Davis, who oversees the department, tells NBC2 at least one person was transported to the hospital with severe injuries.

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  20. Don Hamilton's Birds In Flight: AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2017 | Southwest Florida Online

    Don Hamilton Jr. will be presenting a program and photo essay "Birds in Flight: Africa" Monday January 16 at 7 pm. This free program hosted by Hendry-Glades Audubon will be held at the Hendry County Extension Dallas Townsend Building at 1085 Pratt Blvd. In LaBelle.

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