Monday, January 22, 2018

Hernando News

New editor: Help me learn the Florida way

New editor: Help me learn the Florida way

It was one more reminder of how much I have to learn about this place.The reporter met me as I came back from lunch on one of the many cold days we’ve had recently. She’d received a tip about a snook kill in Hernando Beach. Did I think we should writ...
Published: 01/18/18
Updated: 01/19/18

Things to Do in Pasco and Hernando counties starting Jan. 19

FestivalsFlorida Agriculture and Wildlife Expo and Rodeo: The three-day event will be from 4 to 10 p.m. Jan. 19, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Jan. 20 and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Jan. 21 at Brooksville-Tampa Bay Airport, 2495 Broad St., south of Brooksville. Features ...
Published: 01/18/18

Hernando deputy standoff fueled by day of drinking

William "Cole" Brinson drank all day and had been "trying to start things all evening" before barricading himself in his home north of Brooksville on Jan. 8, according to Hernando County Sheriff’s Office arrest records.It wasn’t the first time, accor...
Published: 01/18/18

Things to Do in Pasco and Hernando counties starting Jan. 19

FestivalsFlorida Agriculture and Wildlife Expo and Rodeo: The three-day event will be from 4 to 10 p.m. Jan. 19, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Jan. 20 and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Jan. 21 at Brooksville-Tampa Bay Airport, 2495 Broad St., south of Brooksville. Features ...
Published: 01/18/18
Dozens of cold-stunned sea turtles treated at Clearwater aquarium

Dozens of cold-stunned sea turtles treated at Clearwater aquarium

The shivery start to the new year has been a nuisance to humans, but for sea turtles living off the coast of the Tampa Bay region, the cooler weather has proved dangerous — and in some cases, deadly.Following a cold snap earlier this month, 65 cold-s...
Published: 01/17/18
Updated: 01/18/18
Hernando schools superintendent seeks protection from neighbor she accuses of harassment

Hernando schools superintendent seeks protection from neighbor she accuses of harassment

SPRING HILL — Hernando County schools Superintendent Lori Romano will appear in court this month after filing for a restraining order against her neighbor, who she said has stalked and harassed her since last summer.In a court filing, Romano brings a...
Published: 01/17/18
Hernando High band program grows students through music

Hernando High band program grows students through music

For Joe Harrin, being band director at Hernando High School allows him to give back to the program that gave him so much.Harrin graduated from Hernando High in 1996, got his music education degree at Stetson University in DeLand, Florida, and returne...
Published: 01/16/18
Updated: 01/18/18
Modern game room fosters family approach

Modern game room fosters family approach

SPRING HILL — While no board games are evident at NeverBoard Gaming Community, the strategy and competitiveness of game playing are in full force, with the latest digital hardware modernizing the pursuit.The NeverBoard shop, a venue for video gaming ...
Published: 01/16/18
Updated: 01/18/18
Hernando County wants taxpayer grant recipients to show their math

Hernando County wants taxpayer grant recipients to show their math

BROOKSVILLE — Hernando County has spent hundreds of thousands of dollars in recent years on taxpayer-funded grants to outside agencies and organizations, including $396,000 for the current year.Those dollars have gone to everything from the Chinsegut...
Published: 01/16/18
Updated: 01/18/18
Hometown Hernando for Jan. 19

Hometown Hernando for Jan. 19

We want your news!Hometown Hernando is devoted to everyday life in our county, whether it’s snapshots from your family reunion, recreational sporting event, news from your last club meeting or just a few lines thanking someone for a job well done. Yo...
Published: 01/16/18
Updated: 01/17/18