Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Hernando News

Details emerge in suicide of Hernando man accused of sexual abuse

Details emerge in suicide of Hernando man accused of sexual abuse

A former Brooksville school volunteer accused of sexually assaulting teenage foreign exchange students who were under his care was found dead last week, a day before he was due in court on the charges.The body of Bruce McAllister was found at the bas...
Updated: 20 minutes ago

28-year-old man shot dead in Spring Hill home, deputies say

SPRING HILL — A 28-year-old man was shot and killed inside a Spring Hill home Monday night, according to the Hernando County Sheriff’s Office.Deputies responded to at least two separate 911 calls about 8:15 p.m., in which callers reported shots being...
Published: 11/21/17

Deputies: Port Richey woman arrested for hitting boy, 4, with hanger

PORT RICHEY — A Port Richey woman was arrested on a charge of felony child abuse after a 4-year-old boy in her care told deputies she hit him with a clothes hanger, leaving bruises, the Pasco County Sheriff’s Office said.Teresa White-Fry, 38, was arr...
Published: 11/20/17

Vermont man, 51, struck and killed walking across SR 54 in New Port Richey

Times Staff WriterA 51-year-old Vermont man died Sunday night after he was struck by a car on State Road 54 east of Pecan Drive in New Port Richey, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.Howard Leach Jr., of Enosburg Falls, was trying to cross all s...
Published: 11/20/17

FHP seeks New Port Richey hit-and-run driver who left man severely injured

NEW PORT RICHEY — Police are searching for the driver of a vehicle that left a New Port Richey man seriously injured after a hit and run Sunday evening, according to Florida Highway Patrol.Randy Pearson, 58, tried to walk across State Road 54, west o...
Published: 11/20/17
Brooksville church joins with Ocala ministry to help girls in Malawi

Brooksville church joins with Ocala ministry to help girls in Malawi

BROOKSVILLE — When the women of Eden Baptist Church were seeking a faith-based project to advance the Gospel while providing practical assistance to people in another country, they became aware of an Ocala-based ministry called Underwear Everywear. T...
Updated: 1 hour ago
Bluegrass and a traditional Thanksgiving meal on tap at annual Sertoma festival

Bluegrass and a traditional Thanksgiving meal on tap at annual Sertoma festival

SPRING LAKE — When it comes to traditional fare, picking, fiddling, harmonizing and a whole lot of foot-stomping make for the main course at the annual Thanksgiving Bluegrass Festival.Since 1980, the event, which will be Nov. 23 to 25 at the Sertoma ...
Published: 11/17/17
Brooksville meat market dispenses prime cuts, sage advice

Brooksville meat market dispenses prime cuts, sage advice

BROOKSVILLE – Little butcher shops are popping up all over, according to industry sources, where customers can come face to face with their aproned meat cutter, order that Porterhouse steak sliced just so, glean advice on roasting an 8-pound prime ri...
Updated: 1 hour ago

Things to Do in Pasco and Hernando counties starting Nov. 24

FestivalsThanksgiving Bluegrass Festival: The festival continues Nov. 24 and 25 at the Sertoma Youth Ranch, 85 Myers Road, south of Spring Lake. Featuring a variety of bluegrass groups, such as Michael Cleveland & Flamekeeper, Town Mountain, Danny Pa...
Published: 11/16/17
Updated: 11/18/17
Brooksville man accused of sexual abuse commits suicide, police say

Brooksville man accused of sexual abuse commits suicide, police say

A former Brooksville school volunteer accused of sexually assaulting teenage foreign exchange students who were under his care was found dead this week, a day before he was due in court on the charges.The body of Bruce McAllister was found at the bas...
Published: 11/16/17