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Broken water main damages Mariner Boulevard in Spring Hill


Water line break damages Mariner Blvd.

Hernando County Public Works officials closed part of a southbound lane of Mariner Boulevard between Lindsey and Henderson streets near the YMCA on Thursday afternoon and diverted traffic while a ruptured water main was repaired. The broken water main in the median did not disrupt water service. Utilities Department crews were repairing the water line, but due to damage to the roadway, the road may be closed through the weekend.


Fair needs judges and sponsors

Volunteers are needed for the Hernando County District Science and Engineering Fair, from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Thursday at the Hernando County Fairgrounds, 6436 S Broad St. Projects are from students in grades 6-12. Needed are people with strong interest in botany, animal sciences, behavioral sciences, engineering, medicine/health or environmental studies. Also, donations are needed for the student awards program. Individuals interested in judging or wishing to sponsor a special award are asked to contact Colleen Doulk at or call (352) 797-7024, ext. 301.

Run and Fun Walk set for Chinsegut

The Chinsegut Run and Fun Walk will be Saturday on the Chinsegut Nature Center grounds, 23212 Lake Lindsey Road, north of Brooksville. Packet pickup and late registration will begin at 7:30 a.m., the 5K run will start at 8:30 and the 1-mile fun walk will start at 8:35 a.m. The course winds through old-growth longleaf turkey oak forest and oak hammocks. Handcrafted awards will be presented. The entry fee is $20 for the 5K and $15 for the walk. Make checks payable to the Wildlife Foundation of Florida. E-mail, visit or call (352) 754-6722.

Today's picks

Carnivale 2010: 5 p.m.-midnight, St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church, 5030 Mariner Blvd., Spring Hill. Admission, parking free. (352) 683-9666.

'Company of Wayward Saints' at Stage West: 8 p.m., 8390 Forest Oaks Blvd., Spring Hill. $10. (352) 683-5113.

Tommy Rydell with Tommy Marra and the Crests in concert:8 p.m., Springstead Theater, 3300 Mariner Blvd., Spring Hill. $40. (352) 279-1652.

Hernando deaths

Detailed obituaries are published in Section B.

Broken water main damages Mariner Boulevard in Spring Hill 02/11/10 [Last modified: Thursday, February 11, 2010 9:50pm]
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