Wednesday, Sep 03, 2014

Local Breaking News

Spring Hill Elementary teachers take ice bucket challenge

Spring Hill Elementary teachers take ice bucket challenge

Teachers and administrators from Spring Hill Elementary School took the ALS ice bucket challenge to raise awareness for ALS on Monday.
Published: 08/25/14
Man points rifle at two in Wal-Mart parking lot, police say

Man points rifle at two in Wal-Mart parking lot, police say

A Spring Hill man faces aggravated assault charges after police say he pointed an assault rifle at two people in a Wal-Mart parking lot in Brooksville on Sunday.
Published: 08/25/14
District closes investigation into grade leak of Sweeney’s son

District closes investigation into grade leak of Sweeney’s son

BROOKSVILLE — The Hernando County School District closed an investigation into who released academic records of School Board Member John Sweeney’s son with inconclusive findings.
Published: 08/20/14
Updated: 08/24/14
Failing to immunize children has risks, doctors say

Failing to immunize children has risks, doctors say

New parents face many decisions that will affect the health and well-being of their babies.
Published: 08/23/14
Updated: 08/24/14

Reiniers: History repeats itself with Putin and Islamic extremists

Vladimir Putin is following the same playbook as Adolf Hitler, but with sophisticated refinements.
Published: 08/24/14

Letters to the editor

Quality of life more important than price
Published: 08/24/14
Packer’s DuJuan Harris wants band to play on at Central High

Packer’s DuJuan Harris wants band to play on at Central High

BROOKSVILLE — DuJuan Harris felt an adrenaline rush whenever he scored a touchdown as a Central High School Bear.
Published: 08/23/14
Updated: 08/24/14

LeBlanc: Paying attention to bedsores

When a person ages, their skin becomes thinner. Thus, when some elderly people become bedridden, bedsores, also known as pressure sores or decubitus ulcers — can occur easily. These sores result from sustained pressure to a body area, which pr...
Published: 08/24/14

Sheriff’s office plans Citizens Academy

The Hernando County Sheriff’s Office will hold a Citizens Academy to teach the public about the role of the agency in the community on Thursdays between Sept. 4 and Oct. 16.
Published: 08/23/14
Benefit to help injured girl get back in the saddle

Benefit to help injured girl get back in the saddle

Every parent dreads receiving the news that their child has been involved in a serious accident. Therese Thomas, who is typically working on a critical patient or comforting the family members in the ICU ward at Oak Hill Hospital, has had to deliver ...
Published: 08/21/14

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