DUI Wolfpack nets 19 arrests, 80 citations
A multi-agency DUI Wolfpack conducted last weekend in the county netted 19 arrests for a variety of infractions and dozens of other citations. The Florida Highway Patrol joined the FHP Auxiliary, Brooksville Police Department and the Hernando County Sheriff's Office in stopping vehicles along State Road 50 and U.S. 41 from 7 p.m. Friday to 3 a.m. Saturday. The FHP reported eight DUI arrests, two felony arrests, four drug-related arrests, one warrant arrest, four arrests for driving with a suspended license and eight seat belt infractions. More than 80 citations were issued for other offenses, and 63 drivers received warnings and faulty equipment notices.
Letter carriers will collect food Saturday
United Way of Hernando County has teamed with the Letter Carriers of Hernando County for the annual Postal Food Drive in Hernando County on Saturday. Residents are encouraged to fill shopping bags with nonperishable food and canned goods and place them next to their mailbox Saturday before the time of their regular mail delivery. Food should be in nonbreakable containers such as boxes and cans. Collected food will be distributed to 25 nonprofit food pantries in Hernando County. Those wanting to help with the drive can contact the United Way of Hernando County at (352) 688-2026.
Hernando County Commission Budget and Finance Committee, 9 a.m., Hernando County Government Center, 20 N Main St., Brooksville. Televised on Bright House cable Ch. 622.
Hernando County School Board, 2 p.m. workshop, 7 p.m. board meeting, 919 N Broad St., Brooksville. Televised on Bright House cable Ch. 614.
Fifth Judicial District Medical Examiner Search Committee, 2:30 p.m., Wildwood City Hall, 100 N Main St., Wildwood.
Chinsegut Butterfly Walk: 9-11 a.m., Chinsegut Nature Center, 23212 Lake Lindsey Road, north of Brooksville. Free. (352) 754-6722.
"Colorful Annuals for the Summertime Heat" horticulture class: 6:30 p.m., East Hernando Branch Library, 6457 Windmere Road, Ridge Manor West. Presented by urban horticulture agent Jim Moll of the Hernando County Cooperative Extension Service. Free. (352) 754-4433.