Swiftmud wants to hear from you about water levels
The Southwest Florida Water Management District, or Swiftmud, is seeking public comment on the order in which minimum flows and levels for lakes, rivers, streams and aquifers will be determined for its minimum flows and levels priority list and schedule for 2009. A meeting will be held at 6 p.m. today at the district's headquarters, 2379 Broad St., south of Brooksville. For information, call (352) 796-7211, ext. 4233 or ext. 4235.
Take home a plant grown by a master
The Hernando County Master Gardeners will host their fall plant sale from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Hernando County Cooperative Extension Service, 19490 Oliver St. The sale will include hundreds of plants, including trees, shrubs, ferns, ground covers and perennials. Plants have been specifically grown to tolerate local climate conditions. All have been propagated and grown by the master gardeners. For information, call (352) 754-4433.
Thursday meeting will focus on fire services
Spring Hill Fire Rescue District's Board of Fire Commissioners will host a town hall meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday at St. Theresa's Catholic Church, 1107 Commercial Way. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss the Nov. 4 referendum on whether the district should become independent or merge with county fire services. For information, call (352) 688-5030.
Food, rides and games at annual Ethnic Festival
St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church will host its annual four-day Ethnic Festival Oct. 16-19, on church grounds, 13485 Spring Hill Drive. The event will include food, rides and games and will be from 5 to 10 p.m. Oct. 16, 5 to 10 p.m. Oct. 17, noon to 10 p.m. Oct. 18, and noon to 8 p.m. Oct. 19. Admission and parking will be free. Advance ride tickets will be available for a discounted price at the parish office. Tickets will also be sold during the festival. For information, call Tony Maccaquano at (352) 666-8149.
Hernando County School Board, 1 p.m. workshop and 7 p.m. board meeting, 919 N Broad St., Brooksville.
Bingo reopens at Weeki Wachee Area Club: Early birds 6 p.m., regular games follow, 7442 Shoal Line Blvd., Weeki Wachee. Audrey, (352) 596-3316.
Green Party to show No End in Sight: 7 p.m., Green Bean Organic Market, 11020 Northcliffe Blvd., Spring Hill. 666-7576.
Anderson, Robert P.
Buster, Roland H.
DeRosa, Louise M.
Guerrera, Vincent Frank
Roush, Earl Donald
Schenk, Rudolf E.
Smallwood, Donna I.
This list is from detailed obituaries published in Section B.