Friday, Jul 25, 2014

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K-9 officers take a dip the springs for training

K-9 officers take a dip the springs for training

WEEKI WACHEE — When criminals flee from law enforcement, they don’t always simply run, drive or ride away.
Updated: 10 hours ago
Spring Hill man crushed to death by loader at Cemex plan

Spring Hill man crushed to death by loader at Cemex plan

BROOKSVILLE — A Spring Hill man was killed at the Cemex cement plant on Wednesday after he was pinned against the cab of a semi truck by a front loader, the Hernando County Sheriff’s Office said.
Updated: 10 hours ago

Letters to the editor

Drug cartels are behind child immigrant crisis
Updated: 12 hours ago
Brooksville’s Global Jetcare flies high for medical patients

Brooksville’s Global Jetcare flies high for medical patients

Bart Gray, owner of Global Jetcare, of Brooksville, waits on confirmation to transport a client but the arrangements are tied up in red tape over a visa. The Ukrainian patient is in a hospital in Peru after being struck by a pallet of ice he was load...
Updated: 13 hours ago

Spring Hill 13s finish second in state tournament

For the third time in six summers, West Volusia’s Juniors Boys (age 13) All-Stars captured Florida Dixie Youth Baseball’s state championship Monday night in Highlands County.
Updated: 17 hours ago
Spring Hill standoff ends; armed suspect arrested

Spring Hill standoff ends; armed suspect arrested

SPRING HILL — After more than five hours of negotiations, the suspect who had barricaded himself in his home in the Berkeley Manor subdivision walked out and was arrested Wednesday night. No one was injured in the confrontation.
Published: 07/23/14
Updated: 07/24/14
Around Town: Photos from the community

Around Town: Photos from the community

Published: 07/23/14
Road paving begins at repaired Spring Hill sinkhole site

Road paving begins at repaired Spring Hill sinkhole site

SPRING HILL — A massive sinkhole that caused the sudden evacuation of a homeowner on Eldridge Road was filled Tuesday and crews will pave the street today, Hernando County officials said.
Published: 07/22/14
Updated: 07/23/14
Spring Hill sinkhole home declared unsafe

Spring Hill sinkhole home declared unsafe

SPRING HILL — A home on the edge of a sinkhole that opened in Spring Hill was declared unsafe Monday and the homeowner was given until Tuesday morning to remove her belongings, according to Hernando County officials. ...
Published: 07/21/14
District maintains C rating

District maintains C rating

BROOKSVILLE — The Hernando County School District received a C rating for the third consecutive year, according to preliminary reports released by the state Department Of Education.
Published: 07/19/14
Updated: 07/21/14

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