Thursday, Apr 17, 2014

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Parents implore school board to keep Westside open

BROOKSVILLE - Hours after the Hernando County School Board discusses the maintenance problems plaguing Westside Elementary School, parents, staff and students filed in to let school board members know how important it was to keep the school open.
Updated: 14 mins ago
Former pill mill 'doctor' sentenced to 10 years probation

Former pill mill 'doctor' sentenced to 10 years probation

BROOKSVILLE - Lynn Hutchinson, a woman the Hernando County Sheriff's Office found posing as a pain management doctor in 2011, was sentenced to 10 years probation Wednesday.
Updated: 1 hour ago
Man found guilty of fleeing to elude law enforcement and other charges

Man found guilty of fleeing to elude law enforcement and other charges

BROOKSVILLE - A jury found Kyle Chunn guilty on five charges on Tuesday that included fleeing or attempting to elude law enforcement and aggravated assault on a law enforcement officer.
Updated: 2 hours ago
Woman sentenced to five days in jail after filing false police report

Woman sentenced to five days in jail after filing false police report

WEEKI WACHEE - A woman was arrested at her Palm Creek Drive home early Wednesday after admitting she filed a false police report.
Updated: 3 hours ago
Man pushes pregnant woman in Spring Hill bar, deputies say

Man pushes pregnant woman in Spring Hill bar, deputies say

SPRING HILL - The Hernando County Sheriff's Office has arrested a man they say pushed a pregnant woman after she refused to let him buy her a drink.
Updated: 3 hours ago
Courts in brief

Courts in brief

BROOKSVILLE - Kyle Chunn, 23, rejected a plea offer from the state that would send him to prison for 20 years.
Updated: 5 hours ago
Cooler weather arrives behind front

Cooler weather arrives behind front

Parts of Hernando County received up to an inch of rain Tuesday as a brief but heavy downpour, accompanied by strong winds, hit around the lunch hour.
Published: 04/15/14
Updated: 04/16/14
Projections look good for blueberry fest

Projections look good for blueberry fest

BROOKSVILLE - While the hard numbers won't be available until the end of the week, Florida Blueberry Festival Coordinator Michael Heard said the third annual event did "extremely well" and brought an estimated 60,000 people to the streets of downtown...
Published: 04/15/14
Updated: 04/16/14

Hernando rejects union grievance

BROOKSVILLE - Hernando County officials said they will not process a grievance filed by Robert Rae concerning a purported policy violation but the president of the firefighters' union said he is not buying the reason and will move forward with his co...
Published: 04/15/14
Just Poets planning workshop celebrating poetry month

Just Poets planning workshop celebrating poetry month

BROOKSVILLE - Al Svoboda recalls with excitement, even a hint of amazement, the time he was climbing a North Carolina mountain and a poem came to him.
Published: 04/15/14

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