Friday, April 20, 2018
News Roundup

Fantasy 5 winning ticket sold at Publix in Hernando County

SPRING HILL

Fantasy 5 winner bought ticket here

One of the two winning tickets in Monday's Florida Lottery Fantasy 5 drawing was purchased in Hernando County, at the Publix store at 161 Mariner Blvd. The winning numbers were 2, 10, 11, 14 and 35. The other ticket was purchased in Boca Raton. Each winner will receive $104,351.11.

Charity walk/run benefits dog rescue

A charity walk/run with dogs to benefit Kathi's K9s Dog Rescue will be from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Feb. 9 at Anderson Snow Park, 1360 Anderson Snow Road. Walkers, runners and sponsors are invited to participate. T-shirts will be provided for participants who preregister before Feb. 3. The cost is $25, with proceeds to benefit the dogs and puppies at the facility. For a registration form or for information, contact Kathi's K9s at (352) 596-1214.

BROOKSVILLE

Sweatshirt drive helps students in need

Communities in Schools of Hernando County, a local dropout prevention program, is holding a jacket and sweatshirt drive through the end of January to benefit local students in need. New or slightly used items in good condition may be dropped off between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. weekdays at Central High School, 14075 Ken Austin Parkway, or at Hernando High School, 700 Bell Ave. For information, call Mary Koczan at Central, (352) 797-7020, ext. 312, or Jonita Saint-Leger at Hernando, (352) 797-7015, ext. 418. Monetary donations may be given online at cishernando.org.

Event calls awareness to risks of abortion

A Together for Life event will be from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Jan. 19 in Hernando Park, 205 E Fort Dade Ave. This is a free event to bring awareness to unborn children, as well as for those struggling with a past-abortion experience. Food and drinks will be available, with all proceeds benefiting A New Generation, a pregnancy resource center. Visitors are encouraged to bring lawn chairs and blankets. Vendor tables are available to sell baked goods, arts and crafts, jewelry and other items. The cost is $10. For information or a vendor application, call Walter Hagan at (352) 544-0911.

Today's pick

'Avoiding Landscape Mistakes' horticulture class: 10:30 a.m., Spring Hill Branch/Harold G. Zopp Memorial Library, 9220 Spring Hill Drive, Spring Hill. Free. (352) 754-4433.

Hernando deaths

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