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Jasmine Drive project starts Monday in Brooksville


Expect detours around Jasmine Drive project

Hernando County Engineering has announced the Jasmine Drive realignment construction project will begin Monday and will continue for about nine months.

During this time, the road will be closed to through traffic; traffic will be detoured using Cortez Boulevard, Broad Street and Mondon Hill Road.

Jasmine Drive connects Cortez Boulevard and Mondon Hill Road, east of Brooksville. Work to be done includes widening the road and realigning it opposite McIntyre Road.

Call the Engineering Department at (352) 754-4062.


Get help with insects, yard at free classes

The Hernando County Cooperative Extension Service will offer the free horticulture classes at the following locations:

Spring Hill Branch/Harold G. Zopp Memorial Library, 9220 Spring Hill Drive, each starting at 10 a.m.:

• Hurricanes and Trees — The Answer is Blowin' in the Wind, Wednesday.

• Groundcover Alternatives to Turf, June 10.

• Chinch Bugs in St. Augustine Turf, June 24.

East Hernando Branch Library, 6457 Windmere Road, Ridge Manor West, each starting at 6:30 p.m.:

• Which Fertilizer Should I Use?, June 9.

• Basics of Landscape Design, June 23.

Cooperative Extension office, 19490 Oliver St., Brooksville, with each starting at 10 a.m.:

• Intelligent Pest Management, June 20.

• Butterfly Gardening in Hernando County, June 27.

No registration is required for any classes. Call the Extension office at (352) 754-4433.


Join in bluegrass, gospel jam June 6

A Bluegrass and Country Gospel Jam will be from 2 to 5 p.m. June 6 in the fellowship hall next to Faith Fellowship Church, 19255 Campground Road, off Cobb Road.

All ages are welcome to sing, play an instrument or just listen. Light refreshments will be served.

Those wishing to play an instrument should arrive at 1:30 p.m. to set up.

For information, contact Cheryl or Tom Dickson at (352) 796-6589 or


Sponsors, bowlers needed for Arc event

The Arc Nature Coast's 15th annual bowl-a-thon will be from 4 to 6 p.m. July 11 at Spring Hill Lanes, 3447 Commercial Way.

Sponsors and bowlers are needed. A $125 team sponsorship provides bowl-a-thon T-shirts for a team of five bowlers (all sponsor names will be printed on the back of a minimum of 200 shirts), two games of bowling and shoe rental.

A $125 lane sponsorship provides a large banner on a lane promoting the company or organization, the company's name on the event T-shirt and recognition in Arc's newsletter.

Bowlers are each asked to collect a minimum of $25 in pledges. A trophy will be awarded to the person and team bringing in the most pledge money. Individual and team awards, along with food and beverages, will follow the bowling.

Sponsors can assemble their own bowling teams, or Arc will provide a team or individual bowlers for teams with fewer than five members.

Also, donations of gift certificates and other prizes are being sought from area businesses.

Deadline for lane and team sponsorships is June 19. Call (352) 544-2322, ext. 109, or send e-mail to Nancy Stubbs at

Jasmine Drive project starts Monday in Brooksville 05/28/09 [Last modified: Thursday, May 28, 2009 9:02pm]
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