Senator Grimsley holds mobile office hours

Senator Denise Grimsley’s (R-Lake Placid) staff will hold “mobile office hours” on Thursday, May 17, to assist constituents with state agency concerns. Staff will be at the Okeechobee Chamber of Commerce, 55 South Parrott Ave. in Okeechobee from 10:30-11:30 a.m. and at the Glades County Courthouse, 500 Ave. J SW in Moore Haven from 1-2 […]

Burma Spice to double the size of MH facility

MOORE HAVEN — Not everyone knows that Amazon’s highest-rated spice brand has its manufacturing plant in Moore Haven. A year and a half ago, Burma Spice selected Moore Haven from a list of eight candidates for the site of its new facility. “We like Moore Haven because of the business-friendly climate and cost-effectiveness of operations,” […]

Support sought for a kids’ summer camp

MOORE HAVEN — Glades Education Foundation (GEF) President Laura Perry is building municipal and private backing for a Moore Haven-based summer camp to chase away at least some small part of the seasonal doldrums for local children who lack diversions to fill their time when school lets out. Ms. Perry appeared before both the Moore […]

Cities south of Lake O are big winners in EPA brownfields grant program

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced grants to 144 communities nationwide, including five in Florida, at a news conference in Atlanta on Wednesday, April 25. The projects being financed are part of the Brownfields Redevelopment Program, which will give these cities and regional agencies money to conduct environmental assessments and cleanups in locally designated areas. […]

Christian Center celebrates anniversary

MOORE HAVEN — On April 29, the Prevailing Word Christian Center, 262 Tobias Ave. in Moore Haven, will celebrate its 13th anniversary. The theme for this 13th year celebration is “The Triumphant Church” and is based on 2 Corinthians 2:4a (KJV), “Now thanks be unto God, which always causes us to triumph in Christ…” Pastor […]

Progress on training center picks up

MOORE HAVEN — For years there has been a widely held belief that education – training – is the way this longtime agricultural area will survive and thrive in the future. Although it is a standing goal to bring vocational training to Hendry and Glades counties on a large scale, the reality has been extremely […]

Moore Haven man arrested for burglary and grand theft

MOORE HAVEN — A Glades County Sheriff’s Office press release stated that at some point during the evening hours of April 4 to the early morning hours of April 5, Grahams Dairy in Moore Haven had several hundred pounds of insulated copper wire stolen from two of their barns. Deputy Hernandez discovered tire impressions left […]

Haven Fresh shop serves up fresh fruit smoothies, healthy fare

Co-owner Juan Martinez mixes up a smoothie while frequent patron Chuck Larrance (left) slides a tip into the jar at the Haven Fresh cafe on Avenue I in Moore Haven. The shop started selling raw juices, mixes and breakfast items last October after months of selling fruits and vegetables outside and door-to-door.   MOORE HAVEN […]

Ballfields nearly ready for season

MOORE HAVEN — The Moore Haven City Council met for a workshop Monday evening, March 26, to discuss future priorities for the city, not quite one month after City Manager David Miller took the reins at city hall. He gave his first full report to council members only the week before, at their regular meeting […]

Moore Haven Lions Club serves Easter breakfast

The Moore Haven Lions Club will again sponsor the annual Easter Sunrise Sausage and Pancake Breakfast that will be held on Sunday, April 1 from 7:30 to 9 a.m., at the cafeteria of the Moore Haven Elementary School, 401 Terrier Pride Dr SW in Moore Haven. Musical entertainment will be provided by Barbara and Tom […]