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Winning Fantasy 5 ticket bought in Spring Hill; crime writer Tim Dorsey visits libraries


Winning Fantasy 5 ticket sold at Hess on Mariner

One of the three winning tickets in the Florida Lottery's Fantasy 5 drawing on Sunday was purchased locally. The ticket was purchased at the Hess Express at 4159 Mariner Blvd. The winning numbers were 1, 5, 11, 29 and 32. The other tickets were purchased in Boca Raton and Delray Beach. Each winner will receive $171,513.08.


Tour brings crime writer to libraries

Author Tim Dorsey will make two appearances at local libraries on Saturday as part of his Pineapple Grenade book tour. At 12:30 p.m., Dorsey will be at the East Hernando Branch Library, 6457 Windmere Road, Ridge Manor West; at 3:30 p.m., he will be at the Spring Hill Branch/Harold G. Zopp Memorial Library, 9220 Spring Hill Drive. Pineapple Grenade is the 15th in Dorsey's bestselling series of crime caper novels that revolve around the unbalanced antihero Serge Storms. For information, call (352) 754-4043 or visit the website at


Ranch hosts camp for special-needs children

A summer camp for special-needs children age 6 to 14 will take place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Aug. 9 at Golden Rainbow Ranch, 14412 Snow Memorial Highway, north of Brooksville. The cost is $100. Space is limited. Golden Rainbow Ranch is a nonprofit organization. For information about the ranch or to register a child for the camp, call Ali Baylor at (352) 799-5425.

Today's meetings

Hernando County Community Anti-Drug Coalition, 3:30 p.m., PineBrook Medical Center, 14540 Cortez Blvd., west of Brooksville.

Hernando County Port Authority Board, 7 p.m., Linda Pedersen Park at Jenkins Creek, 6340 Shoal Line Blvd., Hernando Beach.

Today's picks

Storytimes at library: Toddler Time, for age 18 to 35 months; at 10:30 a.m.; Storytime, for age 3 to 5 years, at 11:15 a.m. East Hernando Branch Library, 6457 Windmere Road, Ridge Manor West.

VFW Post 9236 spaghetti and meatball dinner: 5-7 p.m., 3435 Shoal Line Blvd., Hernando Beach. $6.50. (352) 596-9236.

Winning Fantasy 5 ticket bought in Spring Hill; crime writer Tim Dorsey visits libraries 07/31/12 [Last modified: Tuesday, July 31, 2012 7:27pm]
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