CLEWISTON — Bringing the feel of “Carolina and looking like California,” country group Parmalee takes the stage at this year’s Clewiston Sugar Festival, which is hosted by U.S. Sugar to celebrate the end of their sugarcane harvest. Hailing from the tiny town of Parmele, North Carolina, the five man group — consisting of brothers Matt […]
The 2017 Chalo Nitka Festival and Rodeo kicks into high gear on Friday and Saturday nights, March 3 and 4 at the rodeo grounds in Moore Haven. Rodeo events including team roping and branding, a stampede race, relay race, wild cow decorating, wild horse race, ribbon roping, team tying, barrel racing and bull riding will […]
LAKEPORT — Point of Light Fellowship located at 15399 Hwy 78 in Lakeport is having a fish fry fundraiser on Friday, Feb. 17, at 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. or until sold out. Fried fish, french fries, cold slaw and hushpuppies all for a donation of $10. Eat in, take out, or call early to […]
MOORE HAVEN — At a recent Friends of the Library meeting, Glades County Manager Paul Carlisle gave an overview of some of the most recent developments in Glades County. He talked about the new Training Center where trades such as welding, diesel mechanics, plumbing and commercial drivers license (CDL) testing for truck drivers will soon […]
MOORE HAVEN — Harry Chapin Food Bank of Southwest Florida will have a food distribution for their neighbors in need on Wednesday, Feb 1, starting at 4 p.m. until 6 p.m at the Moore Haven Elementary, 401 Terrier Pride Drive, Moore Haven. Take bags or a box to carry food in.
NORTHFIELD, Minn. — The St. Olaf Band, dubbed “one of America’s preeminent bands” by The New Yorker, will perform in Moore Haven as part of its 2017 national tour. The concert will take place on Friday, Feb. 3 at 7 p.m. at Glades County Auditorium, Moore Haven Middle-High School. The concert is free for all […]
GLADES COUNTY — An accident involving a school bus sent 25 people to area hospitals Friday, Jan. 20. According to the Florida Highway Patrol report, the accident happened at 7:54 p.m. on U.S. Highway 27, about 5 miles north of State Road 29. FHP Trooper A. Botello, crash investigator, stated that Thomas Edward Chism, 45, […]
CLEWISTON — Grief recovery support groups will meet at the Life Enrichment Center (LEC) at the First United Methodist Church of Clewiston located at 331 W Osceola Avenue on Jan. 18 at 7-8:30 p.m. For more information call 863-983-5269 or visit www.fumcclewiston.com.
Teacher and Employee of the Year ceremony Glades County School District’s Teacher of the Year and School Related Employee of the Year Ceremony will be held on Wednesday, January 11, at 7:15 p.m. in the auditorium at Moore Haven Middle High School. The public is welcome to attend. Use Your Hands to Save a Life […]
MOORE HAVEN – Moore Haven City Council members have spent many minutes during several meetings discussing trash containers; where to place them, how much they should weigh when filled, what should not be placed inside them, who should purchase them and when should any changes be implemented. Councilman Dave McGee offered options such as having […]