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Four from Hernando County among six on list for circuit judge opening


Four from county among six on list for circuit judge

The 5th Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission has selected six people from whom Gov. Rick Scott will choose to fill a soon-to-be vacant Circuit Court seat. They are: Thomas R. Eineman of Spring Hill, a private practice attorney; Lisa D. Herndon of Ocala, an assistant state attorney who supervises the sex crimes unit for Citrus, Hernando and Sumter counties; Geoffrey "Jeff" Kirk of Hernando Beach, an assistant county attorney for Hernando County; John E. Napolitano of Weeki Wachee, a private practice attorney; Anthony M. Tatti of Ocala, an assistant state attorney; and Stephen E. Toner Jr. of Spring Hill, a private practice attorney. One of them will fill the unexpired term of Circuit Judge Stephen Rushing, who is stepping down March 31 due to health concerns. The winner will face an election in 2012.


Rep. Nugent to hold 'town hall' meeting

U.S. Rep. Richard Nugent hosts a "town hall" meeting at 3 p.m. today in the ballroom at the Wellington Clubhouse, 400 Wexford Ave. Area residents are welcome; Wellington residency is not required to attend. For information, e-mail


• The High Point Ladies Golf League Fashion Show and Luncheon will be at noon Saturday at High Point Community Center, 12249 Club House Road, High Point. Tickets are $8. Call (352) 596-5324. An incorrect time was listed in Sunday's Events column.

• The Greater Hernando County Chamber of Commerce has a ribbon cutting at noon Thursday at Pizza Villa, 7038 Coastal Blvd., Spring Hill. Due to wrong information given to the Times, a wrong address was listed in Saturday's Business Digest.

Today's meetings

Spring Hill Fire Rescue Commission, 9 a.m., 3445 Bob Hartung Court, Spring Hill.

Hernando County Port Authority, 7 p.m., Linda Pedersen Park at Jenkins Creek, 6340 Shoal Line Blvd., Hernando Beach.

Today's picks

DivorceCare program: 6:30 p.m., Christian Church in the Wildwood, 10051 Country Road, north of Weeki Wachee. Building B, Room 102. $13 for workbook. (352) 596-1388, ext. 224.

VFW Post 9236 spaghetti and meatball dinner: 4:30-7 p.m., 3435 Shoal Line Blvd., Hernando Beach. $6.50. (352) 596-9236.

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