Snell named Co- Christmas Parade Marshal

Rev. Lori Snell is an ordained elder in the African Methodist Episcopal Chuch and she has served as the senior pastor of Allen Chapel A.M.E Church (208 S. 3rd St., Immokalee, FL) since October 2010. Pastor Snell is a Collier County Public Schools’ educator. She teaches at Pinecrest Elementary School in Immokalee. Rev. Snell is […]

Little Toot is coming to LaBelle at six knots on Nov 16

After living and working as an artist in the hustle and bustle of New York for 20 years, Christopher Robin Obetz decided it was time to slow things down. And he found the perfect companion to accompany him on his new adventure in LaBelle. “My parents are getting older and I wanted to create a […]

Guadalupe Center’s pre-college summer experience program creates bridge between high school and college

By Robert Spano Special to the Immokalee Bulletin For many teenagers in Immokalee, their only experience with college is what they’ve seen on TV or in movies – monotonous professors lecturing from a crowded auditorium, students packing football stadiums on game day, and fraternity or sorority parties that get out of control. That’s not the […]

Immokalee Fire Department visits Village Oaks Elementary

School safety is something that has been top of mind for all of us here at CCPS this school year and for our families at home. We are grateful for the partnerships that we have with our local law enforcement partners and our first responders. They protect our schools, volunteer in our classrooms, and serve […]

Area was famous for close encounters with Cryptid ‘Skunk Apes’

By Bob Davidsson Special to Immokalee Bulletin During the 1970s, more than a dozen sightings of the elusive “Skunk Ape,” the Everglades version of the Himalayan “Yeti” and Oregon’s “Sasquatch” (Bigfoot), were reported in suburban Palm Beach County. Why the legendary creature was observed in such large numbers during the decade of the 1970s is […]

24 year old Immokalee man arrested for beating child

Manuel Hernandez-Jimenez, 24, was arrested for whipping a child with a cord. The arrest report shows detectives observed lash marks and a small bump on the top of the child’s head and a large one on the back of her head. Hernandez-Jimenez’s landlord reported hearing Hernandez-Jimenez hitting the girl. CCSO said, based on the evidence, […]

Marvin Ruble joins Collier Honor Flight

The Honor Flight Network is a non-profit organization creating solely to honor America’s veterans for all their sacrifices. They fly veterans to Washington, D.C. to visit and reflect at their memorials to honor the service and sacrifices of themselves and their friends. Marvin Ruble, a Vietnam Veteran, the Commander of the VFW and the 1st […]

State Representative Bob Rommel announces date for 2018 Collier Delegation Meeting

Friday, November 30, 2018 has been set as the date for the Collier County State Legislative Delegation’s Public Hearing for local bills and local budget requests. The meeting will convene at 9 a.m. in the North Collier Regional Park located at 15000 Livingston Rd. Naples, FL 34109 and will last until the completion of the […]

Students First for October 25

In conjunction with the district’s initiative on strengthening social and emotional learning (SEL), Immokalee High School’s (IHS) new SEL committee has organized and will facilitate Golden Ticket Student Assemblies throughout the 2018-2019 school year. Each IHS Golden Ticket Assembly will be unique in its content and presentation style. So how did this SEL committee come […]

The Immokalee Foundation launches new scholarship

NAPLES – The Immokalee Foundation has launched a new Travel Scholarship Fund to support students who attend colleges far away from their hometown. The new fund is being supported by proceeds from The Dazzling World of Travel event presented by Preferred Travel of Naples and 50 of their luxury travel partners this coming February. While […]