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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]
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