Make us your home page

Today’s top headlines delivered to you daily.

(View our Privacy Policy)

1 killed in Hernando County crash involving van, motorcycle


1 dead in crash involving van, motorcycle

One person was killed Friday afternoon in an accident involving a van and a motorcycle near the intersection of U.S. 19 and Northcliffe Boulevard, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. No further information had been released at press time.


Festival to include arts, crafts, music

The 27th annual Art in the Park arts and crafts and music festival will be from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. today and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at Tom Varn Park, 306 Darby Lane. The event, presented by the Hernando County Fine Arts Council, will include fine arts and crafts (a juried show), a student art exhibit, a free children's art activity zone (including a Mother's Day card-making station) and entertainment. The Society of Creative Anachronism will offer medieval-style demonstrations. Admission is free; parking is $1.


Deputies to collect unwanted drugs

The Hernando County Sheriff's Office is participating in the statewide Drug Take Back Event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. today at Ridge Manor Community Center, 34240 Cortez Blvd. Deputies will collect unwanted, expired or unused prescription drugs.

Today's picks

Brooksville First Presbyterian Church Spring Festival: 8:30 a.m.-8 p.m., Brooksville First Presbyterian Church, 250 Bell Ave., Brooksville. (352) 796-4228.

Birding and Wildlife Festival: 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Chinsegut Nature Center, 23212 Lake Lindsey Road, north of Brooksville. Free. (352) 754-6722.

For Each 1 Reach 1 Mentoring Program/Boys and Girls Club of Hernando County Extravaganza Community Event: 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Boys and Girls Club of Hernando County, 5404 Applegate Drive, Spring Hill. (352) 556-2768.

St. Frances Cabrini Parish Spring Carnival: 10 a.m., St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church, 5030 Mariner Blvd., Spring Hill. Free parking and admission. (352) 683-9666.

Stringbreak Music Fest: 11 a.m., Sertoma Youth Ranch, 85 Myers Road, south of Spring Lake. $35 adults, $10 ages 13-18, 12 and younger free. (352) 754-3082.

Shark Theater presents 'Cafe Cabaret': Shows at 2 and 7 p.m., Black Box Theater, Nature Coast Technical High School, 4057 California St., south of Brooksville. $12 adults; $10 students. (352) 797-7088, ext. 296.

High Point Open Mic: 6-9 p.m., High Point Community Center, 12249 Club House Road, High Point. Free. (352) 597-1113.

Brookridge Good Times Line Dance Social: 6:30-9:30 p.m., Brookridge Clubhouse, 8150 Hampton St., Brookridge. $5. (352) 397-6088.

Talent Quest Florida 2011 National Karaoke Singing Contest: 7 p.m., VFW Post 10209, 14736 Edward R. Noll Drive, Spring Hill. (352) 618-322-4646.

1 killed in Hernando County crash involving van, motorcycle 04/29/11 [Last modified: Friday, April 29, 2011 8:16pm]
Photo reprints | Article reprints

© 2017 Tampa Bay Times


Join the discussion: Click to view comments, add yours

  1. Hurricane watch issued as Tropical Depression Harvey sets aim on Texas coastline


    The system moving toward Texas has regenerated into Tropical Depression Harvey, prompting storm surge and hurricane watches on portions of the Lone Star State's coast, according to the National …

    [National Hurricane Center]
  2. Worker killed in Palm Harbor tractor accident


    PALM HARBOR — Authorities are investigating a tractor accident that left one person dead.

  3. Trump controversies continue to take toll on Mar-a-Lago


    President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago Club continues to lose business in light of his controversial remarks on race and violence.

  4. Taylor Swift ends intrigue, announces new album in November


    Yes, Taylor Swift fans, Wednesday was a lucky one for you.

    This cover image released by Big Machine shows art for her upcoming album, "reputation," expected Nov. 10.