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3-year-old Brooksville boy Bobby Eugene Hunt III missing, father suspected


3-year-old boy missing, father suspected

The Hernando County Sheriff's Office has issued a missing child alert for a 3-year-old boy, Bobby Eugene Hunt III. Authorities believe the boy in is the custody of his father, Bobby Eugene Hunt, 33, of 13357 Taylor St., Brooksville. The child has an active order to take into custody and is considered missing and endangered, according to the Sheriff's Office. Anyone with information about the missing child should call the Sheriff's Office at (352) 754-6830 or CrimeStoppers toll-free at 1-888-990-8477.

Drought conditions force burning ban

The Hernando County Commission has declared a drought emergency and activated the ordinance that prohibits open burning. The burn ban went into effect on Wednesday, one day after the State Division of Forestry issued a wildfire threat alert due to the dry conditions, resulting from the recent repeat occurrences of hard freezes. The ban prohibits all outdoor burning activity except that which is permitted by the Florida Division of Forestry. Residents are warned to use extreme caution in disposing of any type of flammable materials and to call 911 immediately to report any observation of smoke or fire. The ban will remain in effect until further notice. For information, call (352) 540-4353 or 754-6777, ext. 119.

CPR classes lead to certification card

Two CPR classes will be offered at 6 p.m. Thursday and March 5 at the Spring Hill Enrichment Center, 11375 Cortez Blvd., behind Oak Hill Hospital. The course is designed for professional health care providers, but anyone interested can participate. The instructor is Bob Kanner. The cost is $20. Upon satisfactory completion of the course, students will receive a two-year certification card. For information or to reserve a seat, call (352) 597-8875.

Today's picks

'The Foreigner' continues: 8 p.m., Stage West Community Playhouse, 8390 Forest Oaks Blvd., Spring Hill. $10. 683-5113.

Nunsense, the Musical: 7:30 p.m., Springstead Theatre, 3300 Mariner Blvd., Spring Hill. $10 for adults, $6 for students. 797-7010.

Whiskers and Wine fundraiser to benefit People-4-PAWS: 7-10 p.m., Southern Pines Condominium, 8075 Southern Pines Drive, Brooksville. $50 per person. Nanette Carter, (352) 686-9485.

Rock for Africa concert: 6-9:30 p.m., Springstead High School, 3300 Mariner Blvd., Spring Hill. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. $5 at the gate. 797-7010.

Hernando deaths

A detailed list of obituaries is published in Section B.

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