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Hernando briefs: Get artifacts identified free on Saturday


Get artifacts identified free on Saturday

The Hernando Historical Advisory Commission, with assistance from the Florida Public Archeology Network of Tampa and the University of South Florida, is sponsoring an Artifact Identification Day from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Moose Lodge at 17129 Wiscon Road, south of Brooksville. Representatives of the network will be available to identify, catalog, photograph and locate on a Hernando map the site where the item was found. Those wishing to bring items for identification and evaluation are encouraged to attend. There is no charge. For more information, contact Laverne Tourno at 323-6472.

Army Field Band's concert to air

Hernando County Government Broadcasting will air the Army Field Band concert, which was on March 16 at Grace World Outreach Church in Brooksville. The orchestra and chorus performed a variety of music from military marches to opera and Elvis Presley songs. The concert will be broadcast on Bright House cable Ch. 622 at 9 p.m. today, 1 p.m. Saturday and 8 p.m. Sunday. Copies of the DVD are also available; call HCGB at 540-6777.


Pet adopt-a-thons Saturdays in April

Petco will host adopt-a-thons with Home at Last Pet Adoptions from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. every Saturday through the end of April at 7223 Coastal Blvd. A variety of cats and kittens will be available. All can be viewed at and requests to have particular cats brought to one of the adopt-a-thons can be made. Fees vary and are tax-deductible. Call (352) 476-6832 or e-mail

SPCA of Hernando to meet today

The SPCA of Hernando County will conduct a general meeting at 7 p.m. today at Perkin's Restaurant, 4685 Commercial Way. All current and prospective members are welcome. For information, call the shelter at 596-7000 (between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m.).


Coast Guard Auxiliary event set

The Coast Guard Auxiliary will present "Who We Are and What We Do" from 7 to 8 p.m. Monday at its facility, 4340 Calienta St. The auxiliary is a uniformed civilian volunteer component of the Coast Guard; new members are wanted. Call 597-8136.

Today's meeting

Hernando County Health Care Advisory Council, 1 p.m., Hernando County Government Center, 20 N Main St., Brooksville.

Hernando deaths

Bellamy, Billy Burns

King, Florence Edna

Miller, Bertha A.

This list is from detailed obituaries published in Section B.

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