GCWC starts new year off with full schedule

GLADES COUNTY — Glades County Woman’s Club President Marina Langdale started the new club year off with a full schedule. She began the recent meeting by appointing club chairmen and a chaplain. The GCWC is the only service club in Glades County, and membership is by invitation only. Prospective members must be sponsored by an […]

Glades County Road Watch Report for week of Oct. 7

GLADES COUNTY SR 78 from SR 29 to US 27: Maintenance project: Crews will be landscaping near the roadway during daytime hours, Monday through Thursday, weather permitting. Motorists should use caution as crews work near the roadway.  SR 78 from US 27 to Indian Prairie: Maintenance project: Crews will be landscaping near the roadway during daytime hours, Monday through […]

Cheerleaders cheer for their winning team

MOORE HAVEN — The 2018 Moore Haven Middle High School varsity cheerleading squad members line up for a portrait at their first home game of the season, where the Terriers defeated Community School of Naples 28-14.

Glades County Courthouse will be closed Sept. 28

MOORE HAVEN — Glades County Courthouse and the Glades County Building Depart/Planning and Zoning Buildings will be closed on September 28, 2018 due to fumigation.  Both will reopen for normal business hours Monday October 1, 2018.

Clewiston man injured in Glades County vehicular accident

A Clewiston man sustained serious injuries from a single vehicle crash on Sunday, Sept. 23. A Florida Highway Patrol press release stated that at 11 p.m. Patrick M. Johnson, 25, of Clewiston, was operating a 2015 Misubishi Outlander. The SUV was traveling eastbound on County Road 720 (Tobias Avenue NW) in Glades County. Mr. Johnson […]

Car seat inspections to be held Sept. 25

MOORE HAVEN — Safe Kids will host a car seat inspection on Tuesday, Sept. 25, from 9 a.m. – noon at the Florida Community Health Center, 1021 Health Park Drive in Moore Haven. For information call, Jashiramor Harper at 863-983-7813 ext. 1423. Inspections are open to walk-ins or by appointment.

Still struggling from Hurricane Irma?

Hendry and Glades County residents who are still struggling with recovery from Hurricane Irma can visit one of the Walk-In Centers listed here: • Doyle Conner Building, 900 U.S. 27, Moore Haven, 33471 – Monday, Oct. 1, from 1 to 6 p.m. – Tuesday, Oct. 2, from 1 to 7 p.m. • Florida B. Thomas […]

Around the Lake Art Contest open

MOORE HAVEN — The Glades County Public Library, Glades County Advisory Board and Glades County Friends of the Library are pleased to announce the start of Students Around The Lake Art Contest for 2019. This is open to all the students around Lake Okeechobee. The subject matter this year is: What does Lake Okeechobee mean […]

Woman’s Club plans walkathon for breast cancer

MOORE HAVEN — The Glades County Woman’s Club will sponsor their sixth annual Walkathon for Breast Cancer on Saturday, Oct. 6, at the Moore Haven City Park, 299 Riverside Drive in Moore Haven. Registration will be held at 10:30 a.m. in front of the Glades County Library, 201 Riverside Drive. The walk begins at 11 […]

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: […]