Hendry County Newswire (Page 6)

Hendry County Newswire (Page 6)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Hendry County, FL. (Page 6)

Results 101 - 120 of 832 in Hendry County, FL

  1. 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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  2. Body found in Hendry County identified as missing Fort Myers womanRead 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, Fort Myers police said. A group of teenagers found Harris' decomposed body off Wheeler Road and 14th Place on April 20. Harris' family members showed up to the area but were not given any information regarding the body's identity at that time.

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  3. Audubon Meets May 16 - Alaskan EaglesRead the original story

    Apr 25, 2016 | Southwest Florida Online

    The May 16 Hendry-Glades Audubon program "Haines Alaska, Eagle Festival" will be presented by Mary Giddens and Sandy Woodall . This free event will be held Monday May 16 at the Hendry County Cooperative Extension Dallas Townsend Building located at 1085 Pratt Blvd. in LaBelle at 7 p.m. Everyone is invited to a covered dish dinner at 6:30 pm before the program.

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  4. Uptick in brush fires: How to protect your propertyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2016 | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    "There are high-risk areas throughout Lee County, Hendry County, and Collier County, and Lehigh Acres is one of those areas," said Samantha Quinn with the Forest Service. That was proven Saturday with those fires, which are considered suspicious - and Quinn said we can expect to see more.

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  5. Softball teammates hold vigil for Alberta HarrisRead the original story

    Apr 23, 2016 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    ... abandoned at a flea market with the windows shattered out. On April 20th, a woman's body was found near the Hendry County line. Friends and family believe it may be Harris, saying the description of nail polish and tattoos match up. Originally, ...

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  6. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2016 | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    ... in the head "execution style," most while they slept, authorities said Friday. A homicide investigation in Hendry County is adding to questions for a Fort Myers family in search of their missing mother and wife. A homicide investigation in Hendry ...

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  7. Photos: Honor Flight to Washington D.C.Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2016 | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    ... in the head "execution style," most while they slept, authorities said Friday. A homicide investigation in Hendry County is adding to questions for a Fort Myers family in search of their missing mother and wife. A homicide investigation in Hendry ...

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  8. FDLE: Hendry body is female, homicide case openedRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2016 | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    The body discovered in a wooded area of Hendry County on Thursday just across the Lee County line -- is female, and the Florida Department of Law Enforcement is investigating the death as a homicide. An FDLE spokesperson said Friday that the medical examiner's office is completing its examination to determine a positive identification, which is expected next week.

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  9. Womana s body found in wooded area investigated as homicideRead the original story

    Apr 22, 2016 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    LEHIGH ACRES, Fla.- The body of a woman found in a wooded area off Wheeler Road and 14th Place on the Lee- Hendry county line is being investigated as a homicide, the Florida Department of Law Enforcement said on Friday.

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  10. Missing Woman's Family Gathers At Crime SceneRead the original story

    Apr 21, 2016 | Lehigh Acres Gazette

    FDLE agents established an "active crime scene" near Wheeler Road and 14th Place in a rural area of Hendry County - just across the border from Lehigh Acres. Investigators gathered in a wooded area down a dirt road.

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  11. Missing woman's family gathers at Hendry crime sceneRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2016 | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    Florida Department of Law Enforcement agents are at what's being called an "active crime scene" near Wheeler Road and 14th Place in a rural area of Hendry County -- just across the border from Lee County. Several family members of Alberta Harris, the Fort Myers woman missing since earlier this month, arrived around 1:30 p.m. They said authorities would not confirm if a body found was that of Harris.

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  12. Body found in Hendry County wooded areaRead the original story

    Apr 21, 2016 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    LEHIGH ACRES, Fla.- A body has been found in a wooded area off Wheeler Road and 14th Place on the Lee- Hendry county line. Authorities have not said if the body belongs to a man or woman.

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  13. Lake jobless rate still beating national levelRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2016 | The Daily Commercial

    ... rate last month (3.1 percent), followed by St. Johns County (3.5 percent) and Lafayette County (3.8 percent). Hendry County had the highest unemployment rate (7.3 percent), followed by Sumter County (6.7 percent) and Citrus County (6.5 percent).

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  14. Consolidated-Tomoka agrees to $33M in asset salesRead the original story

    Apr 18, 2016 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    ... The sale includes royalty interests in two operating oil wells in Lee County and the oil exploration lease in Hendry County to Kerogen Florida Energy Co. Consolidated-Tomoka in a separate transaction also agreed to sell 600 acres of undeveloped land ...

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  15. Florida's Job Growth Slowed Down In MarchRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2016 | WRUF-AM Gainesville

    ... the slowdown. Monroe County, home to Key West, had the state's lowest unemployment rate at 3.1 percent. Hendry County had the highest at 7.3 percent. A man was arrested in South Carolina Wednesday night while driving a car belonging to Rev. Rene ...

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  16. Unemployment continues to decline in PinellasRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2016 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    ... the highest unemployment rate in the local MSA at 5.8 percent and ties with Putnam County for the No. 6 rank. Hendry County was ranked No. 1 with an unemployment rate of 7.3 percent. Monroe County has the lowest unemployment rate of 3.1 percent and ...

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  17. St. Johns County unemployment rate at 3.5 percent, among lowest in stateRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2016 | St. Augustine Record

    ... lowest unemployment rate (3.1 percent), followed by St. Johns County and Lafayette County (3.8 percent). Hendry County had the highest unemployment rate at 7.3 percent. Neighboring Putnam County saw its rate drop to 5.8 percent after reporting a ...

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  18. Solar power plant approved for Hendry CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2016 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Florida Power and Light wants to build a 3,000-acre facility to house a new solar power plant in southern Hendry County - a plan that was unanimously approved by the county at a board meeting on Tuesday. "At Florida Power and Light we have a responsibility to meet the electricity needs of our customers and Florida's growing economy," said Dave McDermitt of FPL.

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  19. Dramatic walk-off win for FGCU over nationally ranked FAURead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2016 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Kobe Bryant is down to one last shot, and everybody knows he's going to take it. After two decades spent dazzling... CLEWISTON, Fla. - Florida Power and Light wants to build a 3,000-acre facility to house a new solar power plant in southern Hendry County...

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  20. Costa Rica Program April 18 At AudubonRead the original story

    Apr 11, 2016 | Southwest Florida Online

    The April Hendry-Glades Audubon program, "Costa Rica Adventure" will be presented by Julie Jeffers, Hendry-Glades Audubon Board Member. This free event will be held Monday April 18 at the Hendry County Cooperative Extension Dallas Townsend Building located at 1085 Pratt Blvd. in LaBelle at 7 p.m. Celebrate Spring by donating books, photographs, and other items that can be repurposed to the free raffle drawing to be held for meeting participants at the end of the meeting.

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