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Animal Services will be closed Monday until 1 p.m.


Animal services will be closed Monday until 1

Hernando County Animal Services will be closed Monday through 1 p.m. The facility at 19450 Oliver St. has been remodeled to include Code Enforcement office space and a larger customer service area. Staff will be moved into the offices on Monday morning. During this time, there will be intermittent phone service. Those who have an emergency and cannot get through to the office can call the Sheriff's Office at (352) 754-6850, or call after 1 p.m. when the facility will reopen. For information, call Animal Services at (352) 796-5062.


$3 parking fee at Rogers Park

Hernando County Parks and Recreation Department will begin charging the annual peak season $3 parking fee at Rogers Park on Wednesday. The park is along the Weeki Wachee River at 7244 Shoal Line Blvd. The parking fee will be charged between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. daily., but the park will remain open 24 hours a day. For information, call (352) 754-4154.

Today's picks

Stage West presents 'Li'l Abner': 8 p.m., Stage West Community Playhouse, 8390 Forest Oaks Blvd., Spring Hill. $18 for adults, $9 for students. (352) 683-5113.

United States Navy Band concert: 7:30 p.m., Hernando High School gymnasium, 700 Bell Ave., Brooksville. All free tickets have been distributed; those without tickets will be seated if empty seats are available. (352) 797-7015.

Will McLean Festival: Noon-11 p.m., Sertoma Youth Ranch, 85 Myers Road, south of Spring Lake. Weekend tickets are $35 at the gate; day tickets are $15 for Friday, $18 for Saturday and $15 for Sunday. Children 12 and younger admitted free. Continues through Sunday. Camping available. Call (352) 465-7208 or visit

Hernando deaths

Detailed obituaries are published in Section B.

Animal Services will be closed Monday until 1 p.m. 03/11/10 [Last modified: Thursday, March 11, 2010 7:43pm]
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