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Sinkhole closes Lake Lindsey Road in Brooksville

BROOKSVILLE

Sinkhole causes Lake Lindsey Road to close

A heavily traveled portion of Lake Lindsey Road, from U.S. 41 east to Daly Road north of Brooksville, was closed Wednesday so Hernando transportation workers could repair a culvert along the stretch that collapsed after recent heavy rainfall caused a sinkhole to open. A detour was set up from Croom Road on the north side of Brooksville, running north to the intersection of Lake Lindsey and Daly. Officials said the road would be reopened as soon as repairs could be completed. For information, contact the county division of transportation services at (352) 754-4060.

Politics in the Park 'old-fashioned' rally

The Greater Hernando County Chamber of Commerce's government affairs committee will host Politics in the Park from 5 to 8 p.m. today at the Hernando County Fairgrounds, 6436 S Broad St. The public will have an opportunity to meet local, state and federal candidates at what is being billed as an old-fashioned political rally. Visitors may also participate in a straw poll administered by the Hernando County supervisor of elections, register to vote and enter a drawing to win two tickets to a Tampa Bay Rays game. For information, call the chamber at (352) 796-0697 or visit hernandochamber.com.

Learn about Rotary at annual meeting

The Brooksville Rotary Club will host its annual membership recruitment luncheon at noon Tuesday at the Brooksville Country Club at Majestic Oaks, 23446 Links Drive. Those interested in learning about Rotary are welcome to attend. Rotary is an organization of business and professional individuals who provide humanitarian service, encourage high ethical standards in all vocations, and help build goodwill and peace. Seating is limited. To make a reservation, call Karen Van Sickle at (352) 279-1530. For information, visit brooksvillerotary.org.

SPRING HILL

Get information on Voluntary Pre-K

The Pasco-Hernando Early Learning Coalition van will be in the parking lot of New Song Worship Center, 6001 Deltona Blvd., from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. today. Children age 9 and younger may browse through the child-friendly van while parents receive information about the free Voluntary Pre-Kindergarten program and other resources. The visit is in conjunction with the Reading is Fun summer youth program provided by Behind the Stone Ministries and Communities in Schools of Hernando County. Volunteers will read to children of all ages and provide them with books to take home or exchange each week. Children age 8 and older are invited to help volunteers read to the younger children. For information, call Lillian Rosenzweig at (352) 428-9283.

Today's meeting

Hernando County Value Adjustment Board, 10 a.m., Hernando County Government Center, 20 N Main St., Brooksville.

Today's picks

U.S. Rep. Rich Nugent's Career Fair: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Palace Grand, 275 Della Court, Spring Hill. (352) 799-8354.

Library to show 'War Horse': 2 p.m., Spring Hill Branch/Harold G. Zopp Memorial Library, 9220 Spring Hill Drive. Rated PG-13. (352) 754-4043.

Sinkhole closes Lake Lindsey Road in Brooksville 07/11/12 [Last modified: Wednesday, July 11, 2012 8:01pm]
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