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Tampa area transportation group looks at plans


Group looks at regional transportation

Tampa Bay Area Regional Transportation Authority members will view presentations concerning transportation and growth issues, financial constraints and transportation plans in Hernando County at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Silverthorn Country Club, 4550 Golf Club Lane. Hernando County commissioners and representatives of local, regional and state agencies will also be in attendance. The purpose of TBARTA is to develop and implement a comprehensive Regional Transportation Master Plan for the seven-county region, composed of Hernando, Citrus, Pasco, Hillsborough, Pinellas, Manatee and Sarasota counties. For information, call Dennis Dix or Hugh Pascoe at 754-4057.

VFW posts to host Korean War event

The Nature Coast Korean War Veterans and Ladies Auxiliary Chapter 174 will host a 55th anniversary of the cease-fire ending the fight in Korea on Sept. 6 at VFW Post 10209, 14736 Edward R. Noll Drive. Tickets are available. The event will include a buffet dinner, ethnic Korean dancers show, door prizes and dance music provided by Northern Sounds, a five-piece band. A cash bar will be available. Tickets are $20 per person. Table reservations for eight or more are available. For information or tickets, call Rich Mellinger at 688-7196.


Artist to show oil

painting technique

Artist Tony Caparello will demonstrate his oil painting techniques from 1 to 4 p.m. Thursday at Brooksville City Hall Art Gallery, 201 Howell Ave. This free demonstration is the first of a four-part series. Limited seating is first-come, first-served. He has studied under artists such as Norman Rockwell, William Shultz, John H. Sanden and Daniel Greene and worked as a painter and studio assistant for James Rosenquist. Call the City Hall Art Gallery at 544-5407.


Bass tournament will benefit troops

The South Pasco Bassmasters will host a Gifts From Home Benefit Bass Tournament on Saturday on Lake Tarpon at Anderson Park, 39699 U.S. 19 N. Launch time will be at daybreak and will continue through 3 p.m. Those who come in first through third place will win cash awards, including a guaranteed $1,000 for first place. The cost is $75 per boat. Funds raised will benefit deployed troops. For details or to download a registration form, go to

Today's meetings

Hernando County Commission, 9 a.m., Hernando County Government Center, 20 N Main St., Brooksville.

Hernando County School Board, 1 p.m. workshop, 7 p.m. board meeting, 919 N Broad St., Brooksville.

Today's pick

Green Party to show film All the Little Animals: 2 p.m., Spring Hill Branch/Harold G. Zopp Memorial Library, 9220 Spring Hill Drive, Spring Hill. Rated R. Free. Suzanne, 666-7576.

Hernando deaths

Cann, John J.

Denise, Peter A.

Ferguson, Eugenia

Henretty, Robert F.

Kizale, Mary E.

McMichael, Thomas W.

Owens, Mary K.

Reutti, Dorothy T.

Zaremsky, William

This list is from detailed obituaries published in Section B.

Tampa area transportation group looks at plans 06/02/08 [Last modified: Monday, June 2, 2008 8:01pm]
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