Thursday, October 11, 2018

Hernando News

Hernando workers find Army ring in sewage. Then they find the veteran who lost it.

Hernando workers find Army ring in sewage. Then they find the veteran who lost it.

BROOKSVILLE — Nearly two years ago, David Keith had a "close encounter with a commode."The retired Army lieutenant colonel bumped the handle of his toilet by mistake and then watched the water whisk away his prized military ring.Last...
Published: 10/02/18
Pasco Pride hosts inaugural festival in downtown New Port Richey

Pasco Pride hosts inaugural festival in downtown New Port Richey

NEW PORT RICHEY — Just a couple of weeks before the launch of the first Pride Festival in Pasco County, Denise Johnson sat in the sweltering heat, admiring the view from the stage overlooking Sims Park."This is just a gorgeous venue with ...
Published: 10/02/18
Hometown Hernando for Sept. 28

Hometown Hernando for Sept. 28

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 d...
Published: 09/21/18
Updated: 10/02/18
Final Hernando County land-use plan includes state recommendations on flood-zone development

Final Hernando County land-use plan includes state recommendations on flood-zone development

BROOKSVILLE — Hernando County residents in coastal flood zones may have more protections, thanks to changes to the county's comprehensive land-use plan suggested by state officials and adopted last week by county commissioners.State officials ...
Published: 10/02/18
Pasco-Hernando State College dedicates Spring Hill conference center to cardiologist, trustee Musunuru

Pasco-Hernando State College dedicates Spring Hill conference center to cardiologist, trustee Musunuru

SPRING HILL — Pasco-Hernando State College last week dedicated its Spring Hill campus conference center to cardiologist and longtime college trustee Rao Musunuru.Musunuru, who has practiced cardiology in the area since 1981, has been on the bo...
Published: 10/01/18
State Attorney's Office reviewing case of Spring Hill infant who died in car

State Attorney's Office reviewing case of Spring Hill infant who died in car

BROOKSVILLE — The State Attorney's Office is reviewing the case of Spring Hill infant Keyton O'Callaghan, deputies said Monday, a month and a half after the 9-month-old died after he was left in a hot car.No charges have been announced, and ac...
Published: 10/01/18
Festival on Saturday offers food and music at Chinsegut Hill

Festival on Saturday offers food and music at Chinsegut Hill

BROOKSVILLE — Some call it a treasure, others a gem or a jewel. But all agree the 169-year-old Chinsegut Hill Manor and its grounds are rich in Hernando County history.For those who haven't visited the historic landmark, a plantation house sit...
Published: 10/01/18
Oak Hill Hospital imaging center guides patients through breast imaging and cancer care

Oak Hill Hospital imaging center guides patients through breast imaging and cancer care

By Beth N. GrayTimes CorrespondentSPRING HILL — Through the doors into the Women’s Imaging Center at Oak Hill Hospital, no hubbub rattles, no stark colors shout, nurses’ shoes don’t even squeak. It’s part of the ser...
Published: 10/01/18
Hernando student representative takes school board dais

Hernando student representative takes school board dais

During the 2011-12 school year, then Springstead senior Tori Selby was elected the first student representative to the Hernando County School Board. It was an invaluable experience for Selby, and she served as a voice for Hernando County students.A f...
Published: 10/01/18
Hernando schools aim to reduce use of restraints on special-needs students

Hernando schools aim to reduce use of restraints on special-needs students

BROOKSVILLE — Terri Zieschang started getting calls to pick up her son from Moton Elementary School in 2016, the year her family moved to Hernando County for a new start.A fourth-grader with autism and a slew of other behavioral and health com...
Published: 09/27/18
Updated: 09/28/18