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Hernando School Board seats attract candidates for 2010

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school board challengers announce race

The first two candidates for School Board in the 2010 elections recently have announced their intent to run. Vivian V. Coogler of Brooksville has prequalified to run for the District 3 seat now held by Dianne Bonfield, who has not announced whether she will seek re-election. Over the years, Coogler has been involved in the campaigns of several Republican politicians. Cynthia Moore of Brooksville has filed to run for the District 5 seat held by longtime board member Sandra Nicholson, who has not announced her intentions for 2010. Moore was an elementary school teacher in the Hernando County School District for 40 years before retiring at the end of the 2003-04 school year. She also is a past president of the Hernando Classroom Teachers Association.

Teenage babysitter accused of battery

A teenage boy was arrested Tuesday on a charge of sexual battery against an 8-year-old girl whom he was babysitting. Michael Nathaniel Dart, 16, of Brooksville took the girl from the living room into a bedroom and locked the door before removing the child's clothing and attempted to engage in intercourse, according to a Hernando County Sheriff's Office report. The victim notified her parents.

Author exhibits use of healing oils

Award-winning author Rebecca Park Totilo will host an Art of the Apothecary Workshop at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Rising Sun Cafe, 10 S Main St. The workshop will demonstrate ways to use therapeutic oils at the home or office. The oils are extracted from plants and trees and are used topically or diffused for all-natural healing purposes. Totilo has written Heal With Oil: How to Use the Essential Oils of Ancient Scripture and Healing Oils of Ancient Scripture, as well as several other books. There is no cost to attend. Books and products will be available for purchase. For information, call (352) 848-0090.

Today's meetings

Mid-Florida Community Services Governing Board, 10 a.m., 820 Kennedy Blvd., Brooksville.

Hernando County Environmentally Sensitive Lands Sign Subcommittee, 5:30 p.m., Room 261, Hernando County Government Center, 20 N Main St., Brooksville.

Today's picks

Florida Library Youth Program presents Playin' Around Theatre's "Rumpelstiltskin": East Hernando Branch Library, 6457 Windmere Road, Ridge Manor West. Geared for children 5-12. (352) 540-6391.

Florida's Wildflowers horticulture class: 10 a.m., Spring Hill Branch/Harold G. Zopp Memorial Library, 9220 Spring Hill Drive. (352) 754-4433.

Hernando deaths

Detailed obituaries are published in section B.

Hernando School Board seats attract candidates for 2010 07/07/09 [Last modified: Tuesday, July 7, 2009 7:44pm]
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