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Volunteers needed to help clean Richloam wildlife area


You can help clean Richloam wildlife tract

The Richloam Sportsman Association needs volunteers to help with the annual Richloam cleanup Saturday. 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 lunch and drawings for door prizes. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission will offer 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 is asked to call (352) 583-0700.


Biker, 30, killed in collision with car

A 30-year-old man died Monday morning from injuries suffered when his motorcycle collided with a car on U.S. 19, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. Jacob Michael Cook of Spring Hill was riding a 1977 Harley-Davidson south on the highway when the accident occurred about 8 a.m. Angelo Lagreco, 90, of Spring Hill turned his 1999 Cadillac left across the highway and into a Target department store parking lot, according to the report. Lagreco struck the left side of the motorcycle, sending it onto the shoulder of the highway and then into a light pole. Neither Lagreco nor his passenger, Hazel Lagreco, were injured. Cook, who was not wearing a helmet, died at the scene. Lagreco was charged with violation of right of way and making an improper left turn, according to the FHP.


Sponsor, play golf for worthy cause

Sponsorships and golfers can participate in the Kiwanis Club of Spring Hill's annual Children's Charity Golf Invitational on Sept. 10 at Southern Hills Plantation Club, 4200 Summit View Drive. Numerous sponsorships are available, ranging from $100 for a logo sponsor to $2,000 for a corporate sponsorship. The cost to enter the tournament is $90 per golfer or $320 for a team of four golfers (after Friday, the cost is $360 per team). The registration deadline is Sept. 2. On tournament day, registration and activities will begin 11 a.m. Light refreshments will be available. A shotgun start will be at 1 p.m. After the tournament, there will be a buffet dinner, an awards ceremony and a silent auction. Call Richard Sanvenero for details at (352) 263-7829.

Today's meeting

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

Hernando deaths

Demitrops, Margaret M.

Goodhart, Timothy "Tim"

Hampton, Jewell L.

Hewlett, Kenneth D.

Inners, Jack W.

Marcks, Carl Arthur

This list is from detailed obituaries published in Section B.

Volunteers needed to help clean Richloam wildlife area 08/11/08 [Last modified: Tuesday, November 2, 2010 11:12am]
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