CLEWISTON, Fla. — The principal who was caught on camera paddling a student in April has filed a complaint against the child’s mother.
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Melissa Clark filed the complaint with the Hendry County Sheriff’s Office in May after she was filmed paddling a student at Central Elementary School.
In the report Clark claims the child’s mom filmed her illegally while she paddled the child. The cell phone video shows the principal hitting the child with the paddle three times.
Brent Probinsky, the mother’s...
CLEWISTON, Fla.– A good Samaritan makes a disturbing discovery in Clewiston after finding five dogs abandoned near a canal on Wednesday morning.
Jamie Wright and Amanda Nelson, who work for the Clewiston Animal Control, said they rushed to Evergreen and Art Lawrence roads in a rural part of Clewiston searching for the puppies.
“They dumped a bag of puppy chow and that was it. It was on the edge of a canal bank by some cane fields,” said Wright.
Three dogs were located and rushed to the Cape Coral Animal Shelter for treatment. Two of the three dogs found initially had...
CLEWISTON, Fla. – Crystal Drake was working as a substitute teacher inside a classroom at Clewiston High School when an old plaque caught her attention.
The plaque was a memorial for Lee Ford, who graduated from the school in 1966. He served in the Vietnam War and later died in the line of duty.
“When I saw the name, I knew it was my friend’s brother,” Crystal said. She called the discovery “a miracle” because the plaque had originally been located at the high school’s previous building, which had been demolished for decades.
CLEWISTON, Fla. – One person died in a crash involving a semi-truck in Clewiston on Thursday.
The crash involving a car and the semi happened on Flaghole Road and US 27, according to Florida Highway Patrol.
Troopers are reporting that there was a complete roadblock on Flaghole Road.
The crash is under investigation, FHP said.
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HENDRY COUNTY, Fla. – A 4-year-old child died after he was accidentally shot inside a car in Clewiston, according to investigators.
The Department of Children and Families confirmed the 4-year-old was pronounced dead after he sustained an accidental gunshot wound. DCF confirmed his older sibling found the loaded weapon in the car and the gun discharged.
The shooting happened outside of a Subway restaurant off Berner Road on Friday. Both siblings, a 4-year-old boy and a 5-year-old girl, were rushed to Hendry Regional Hospital.
The 5-year-old was airlifted to a trauma center for treatment.