|Hendry County hard hit by dependence on sugar|
|News - St Augustine Area & St Johns County|
CLEWISTON — Beyond the relentless fields of sugar cane stalks, past the sign heralding Clewiston as “America’s Sweetest City,” just south of a cluster of aged mobile homes and modest ranch-style houses sits the weather-worn Lighthouse Apostolic Church.
Above a church notice offering Escuela Domingo (Sunday school) is another placard urging passers-by to “FROG — Fully Rely on God.”
In his office down the road, Hendry County Commissioner Karson Turner is preaching a more active course.
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