Candidates for sheriff debate 11 a.m. Monday
One of the most hotly contested races in the Aug. 14 primary election in Hernando County is the Republican contest between incumbent Sheriff Al Nienhuis and challenger Bobby Sullivan. At 11 a.m. Monday, the two will meet face to face at the Tampa Bay Times for a debate, and you will be able to watch. Each candidate will ask his opponent four questions — no restrictions. Tune in at tampabay.com/hernando as the debate is streamed live on the website. The video will also be available to view after the debate.
Winning Fantasy 5 ticket sold here
One of the three winning tickets in the Florida Lottery Fantasy 5 drawing Wednesday was purchased locally. The ticket was purchased at Winn-Dixie, 1230 S Broad St. Each winner will receive $79,826.86. The winning numbers were 2, 17, 32, 34 and 35. The other tickets were purchased in Hollywood and Merritt Island.
Flooding closes portion of trail
The Hernando County Parks and Recreation Department has announced that, due to flooding, the Suncoast Trail is closed from Centralia Road to U.S. 98 until further notice. The adjacent Suncoast Parkway remains open to motorists. For information, call (352) 754-4027.
Museum, depot to close for cleaning
The Hernando Historical Museum Association has announced that the Hernando Heritage Museum, 601 Museum Court, and the 1885 Train Depot, 71 Russell St., will both be closed during August for cleaning, minor renovation and inventory. Anyone interested in volunteering to help with the work at either location should call Virginia Rusk at (352) 796-5398.
Ask-a-Lawyer: 9-11 a.m., Hernando County Government Center, 20 N Main St., Brooksville.
Arc Nature Coast POSSE yard sale: 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m., 16047 Psenka St., Masaryktown. (352) 796-9702.
Karen's Kit'n Kaboodle Christmas in July sale: 10 a.m.-4 p.m., St. Andrew's Episcopal Church Spring Hill, 2301 Deltona Blvd., Spring Hill. (352) 686-1114.
Stage West presents Annie Jr.: 8 p.m., Stage West Community Playhouse, 8390 Forest Oaks Blvd., Spring Hill. $10. (352) 683-5113. stagewest.net.
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