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Hernando briefs: Orientation for master gardener course today

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orientation for master gardener course today

The final orientation for the University of Florida Volunteer Master Gardener training course will be at 2 p.m. today at the Hernando County Cooperative Extension Service, 19490 Oliver St. Attendance at the free orientation is mandatory for those wanting to take the master gardener course, which will be 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursdays, May 8 through Aug. 7, alternating between the Hernando and Pasco Extension Service offices. The fee is $110. Individuals accepted into the program must agree to a minimum of 75 hours of volunteer work the first year and 35 hours for subsequent years. To register, call 754-4433.

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The Big Top is coming to county fairgrounds

The Carson & Barnes Circus will have two shows at 4:30 and 7:30 p.m. April 30 at the Hernando County Fairgrounds, 6436 S Broad St. Advance tickets are $12 for adults and $6 for ages 2-11. Tickets at the gate will be $16 for adults and $8 for children. Also, from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. April 30, spectators can watch the circus set up. There is no cost to attend and visitors can see more than 100 animals up close and watch the elephants raise the big top. The event is sponsored by the Kiwanis Club of Spring Hill. Tickets can be ordered by calling toll-free 1-800-594-TIXX (8499), or online at www.carsonbarnescircus.com. Tickets are also available at numerous sites in the county; call Al Johnson for details, 684-1661.

Water awareness session set for Friday

Hernando County Utilities and Citizens for WATER will host the next session of the 2008 Hernando County Water Awareness Series from 10 a.m. to noon Friday at the Utilities Department, 21030 Cortez Blvd. The topic is "Understanding Sinkholes and Why They Occur." Speakers include professional geologists Harley Means with Florida Geological Survey and Tony Gilboy with Southwest Florida Water Management District. Reservations are requested. Call 540-4368, ext. 35121.

Ceremony will honor victims of crime

A Victims' Voice 2008 program to remember victims of crime will be presented at 3 p.m. April 17 in the jury selection room at the Hernando County Government Center, 20 N Main St. Victims and survivors of crime will be recognized during this remembrance program. Anyone who would like a loved one remembered is asked to contact Mary Johnston at the State Attorney's Office, 754-4255.

Hernando deaths

Blazevic, Edward C.

Callahan, Ellen S.

Catalano, Lucy

Clark, Lisa M.

Murphy, Kenneth M.

Pachero, Luis Javier "Jos"

This list is from detailed obituaries published in Section B.

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