Make us your home page

Today’s top headlines delivered to you daily.

(View our Privacy Policy)

Portion of Calienta Street to close until Hernando Beach Channel dredge is complete



Starting Wednesday, Calienta Street will be closed from Flamingo Boulevard to Gulf Coast Drive, just west of the Coast Guard Auxiliary parking lot. It will reopen once the Hernando Beach Channel dredge is complete. Residents will have access to their homes, but are advised to use caution while traveling in the area. Boaters should use Petit Lane to gain access to the public boat ramp. Detours will be posted. For information, call senior project manager Al Toler of the Hernando County engineering office at (352) 754-4062, ext. 23024.


Honor Flight seeks passengers for trip

Honor Flight of West Central Florida is accepting applications from World War II veterans interested in taking a free flight to Washington, D.C., to visit the WWII memorial and other memorials. Seats are available for a flight that will be in early April. Information and applications may be downloaded from the website at For information, call Stuart Peckham at (352) 597-1615 or Honor Flight of West Central Florida at (813) 498-6079.


T-shirt display shines a light on violence

T-shirts from the Hernando County Clothesline Project will be on display from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday in front of the Hernando County Courthouse, 20 N Main St. The project is a visual display that bears witness to violence against women. During the public display, a clothesline is hung with shirts. The T-shirts are created by survivors of violence, and those who have lost a loved one to violence, as a way to express their emotions.

Today's picks

Victorian Tea: Noon-3 p.m., Brooksville Woman's Club, 131 S Main St., Brooksville. $7. (352) 799-3801 or (352) 796-6026.

Shark Theater presents 'Kindertransport': 7 p.m., Nature Coast Technical High School, 4057 California St., south of Brooksville. $8 adults, $6 students. (352) 797-7088, ext. 296.

'Six Dance Lessons in Six Weeks': 8 p.m., Stage West Community Playhouse, 8390 Forest Oaks Blvd., Spring Hill. $10. (352) 683-5113.

Portion of Calienta Street to close until Hernando Beach Channel dredge is complete 10/13/11 [Last modified: Thursday, October 13, 2011 8:05pm]
Photo reprints | Article reprints


Join the discussion: Click to view comments, add yours

  1. Gators rally past Kentucky, streak hits 31


    LEXINGTON, Ky. — For the second week in a row, Florida found itself storming the field in a game that came down to the last second. A 57-yard field-goal attempt by Kentucky kicker Austin MacGinnis came just a few feet short of making history and snapping a 30-year losing streak, as the No. 20 Gators escaped a …

    Florida wide receiver Brandon Powell (4) scores a touchdown during the second half of an NCAA college football game against Kentucky, Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017, in Lexington, Ky.
  2. Pen makes it way too interesting as Rays hang on for 9-6 win


    A couple of home runs provided the news pegs of the night for the Rays, but it was more topical to talk about what nearly happened as they hung on for a 9-6 win over the Orioles.

    Lucas Duda's three-run homer in the third inning was the Rays' record-breaking 217th of the season, as well as his …

  3. An attempt to project what Rays will look like in 2018

    The Heater

    BALTIMORE — We know what the Rays look like this year: a team that had enough talent but too many flaws, in construction and performance, and in the next few days will be officially eliminated from a wild-card race it had a chance to win but let slip away.

    Adeiny Hechavarria, high-fiving Lucas Duda, seems likely to be brought back.
  4. Trump fallout: Bucs' DeSean Jackson to make 'statement' Sunday


    Bucs receiver DeSean Jackson said Saturday that he will make a "statement" before today's game against the Vikings in response to President Donald Trump's comment that owners should "fire" players who kneel in protest during the national anthem.

    Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver DeSean Jackson (11) makes a catch during the first half of an NFL game between the Chicago Bears and Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Fla., on Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017.
  5. Kriseman invites Steph Curry to St. Pete on Twitter


    Mayor Rick Kriseman is no stranger to tweaking President Donald Trump on social media.

    Mayor Rick Kriseman took to Twitter Saturday evening to wade into President Donald Trump's latest social media scuffle