Woman’s Club sponsors Rib Cook-Off

MOORE HAVEN — The Glades County Woman’s Club is sponsoring their sixth annual Rib Cook-Off on Oct. 6, at the Moore Haven City Park, 299 Riverside Drive, at 7 a.m. with three bones to be turned into the judges by noon. Winners will be announced at 12:30 p.m. Ribs will be judged in two categories: […]

Lake Okeechobee News: We’re stronger together

Newspaper merger planned for publications around Lake Okeechobee In the pioneer days when new cities were founded all around Lake Okeechobee, newspapers were established to bring community members together. In order to organize a new city, town or county, they needed a way to communicate with the people. The newspapers in Okeechobee, Clewiston, Moore Haven […]

Dueling pianos to raise cash for HRMC

LABELLE — The Hendry Regional Medical Center Foundation is planning a “Keys to Health” Dueling Pianos event on Saturday, Sept. 29, at 5:30 p.m. at the Oak Grove RV Resort in LaBelle. The HRMC Foundation invites anyone interested to join its members for a fun-filled evening where their entertainers will compete on the pearly keys […]

Glades EDC annual dinner is Sept. 6

MOORE HAVEN — The Glades County Economic Development Council will present its 2018 annual dinner on Thursday evening, Sept. 6, at 6 p.m. at the Doyle Conner Building in Moore Haven. Those planning to attend are asked to RSVP no later than Friday, Aug. 31, by email to info@gladesedc.com or by calling 863-946-0300. The keynote […]

Glades agencies reach out to serve Buckhead

BUCKHEAD RIDGE — On Monday, July 30, from 3 to 5 p.m. a United Way food truck came to the Buckhead Ridge Community Center along with representatives of 14 agencies to respond to citizens’ questions and concerns. More than 150 people representing 105 households received information, aid and food. Buckhead Ridge (BHR) is more than […]

News from Buckhead Ridge

Despite the day’s heat and the night’s rain, the Buckhead Ridge Community Association had 52 people at its July 26 potluck supper meeting. Treasurer Sandy Attaway, who had been on sick leave, returned to her position, reminding us that this is the end of her six-year term. She will still be around each month with […]

Schoolkids flock to supply giveaway

MHES aide conducted drive with help of family, friends and many donors MOORE HAVEN — Over 100 schoolchildren in Moore Haven enjoyed a special “Back to School Bash” last weekend, courtesy of Glades County School District paraprofessional Shon Croskey and a small multitude of like-minded citizens who donated school supplies and cash to her cause. […]

Schoolkids invited to giveaway in Moore Haven on Sunday

MHES aide put together supply drive herself Schoolchildren in Moore Haven have a special “Back to School Bash” to look forward to this weekend, courtesy of Glades County School District paraprofessional Shon Croskey and a small multitude of like-minded citizens who donated school supplies and cash to her cause. A resident of Moore Haven and […]

Mobile Food Pantry arrives in Moore Haven Aug. 1

The Mobile Food Pantry sponsored by Harry Chapin Food Bank of Southwest Florida will be at the Moore Haven Elementary School located at 401 Terrier Pride Drive in Moore Haven on Wednesday, Aug. 1 from 4 – 6 p.m.

Theatre cleanup day can make a dramatic difference!

Okay, weak joke in the headline, but seriously, what a difference a day can make! The Firehouse Community Theatre, at 241 Bridge St. in LaBelle, invites you to join in their annual summer cleanup day on Saturday, July 28, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Come out to help give the theater some loving attention. […]