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Prizes, lunch up for grabs at annual cleanup

Hernando and Sumter counties

Prizes, lunch up for grabs at annual cleanup

The Richloam Sportsman Association needs volunteers to help with the annual Richloam cleanup Aug. 16. Check-in starts at 7 a.m. at the Richloam check station on County Road 788 in Sumter County (off State Road 471), just south of State Road 50. After the cleanup, there will be drawings for door prizes and lunch. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission will be on-site with its hunter safety program, and the state Division of Forestry will have its antique fire truck and a fire prevention program. The Richloam Wildlife Management Area is one of the seven tracts of the Withlacoochee State Forest, located in Hernando, Pasco, Sumter and Lake counties. Anyone wishing to help with the cleanup may call (352) 583-0700.


Get to know new basketball coach

Hernando High School will host a meet-and-greet with new boys basketball coach Mark Latsko at 5 p.m. today at the school's performing arts center. All prospective players and their parents are welcome to attend. Latsko, 27, was hired last month. He spent the past three seasons as coach at Trenton High.

Art league lauds multimedia artist

The Spring Hill Art League and Easy Street Home Decor will host a wine and cheese reception for artist Bob Corrigan from 7 to 9 p.m. today at Easy Street, 848 E Jefferson St. Corrigan graduated from Art Career School in New York in 1967 and has won the Saint-Gaudens medal for fine draftsmanship at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. He works in all media and is known as an artist who "dares to be different" with his art. There is no cost to attend the reception. For information, call Easy Street at (352) 848-0177 or go online to


Boating safety course starts soon

The Coast Guard Auxiliary, 4340 Calienta St., will offer America's Boating Course from 7 to 9:30 p.m. Aug. 12-14. This three-day basic course is an overview of boating safety and includes all information to qualify for a Florida boating safety ID card. The cost is $30, which includes a text. For information or to sign up, call John at (352) 573-8155.


Audition seeks adults for play

Stage West Community Playhouse, 8390 Forest Oaks Blvd., will conduct auditions for The Uninvited at 7 p.m. Aug. 15 and 1 p.m. Aug. 16. The cast includes six women and four men ages 20 to 60. Performances include a preview Oct. 7 and shows on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, Oct. 10 to 19. Contact director Andrea Gleason at or (352) 686-4988.

Today's meeting

MPO Transit Technical Committee: 2 p.m., Hernando County Planning Department, Room 261, Hernando County Government Center, 20 N Main St., Brooksville.

Hernando deaths

Bush, Ada Irene

Howard, Lawrence

Keegan, James J. III "Jim"

Whitney, DeAnn M.

This list is from detailed obituaries published in Section B.

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