Saturday, January 20, 2018
News Roundup

Billy Graham's daughter to speak at Nov. 14 YMCA event

Y Prayer Breakfast has noted speaker

Gigi Graham, a daughter of the Rev. Billy Graham and his wife, Ruth, will be the keynote speaker at the YMCA Mayor's Prayer Breakfast from 7 to 9 a.m. Thursday at the Coliseum, 535 Fourth Ave. N, St. Petersburg. $25. stpeteymca.org; (727) 895-9622.

It's about wellness

"Pamper Your Spirits" wellness expo and reception presented by the Guild of the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Suncoast is 4:30 p.m. Thursday at Bascom's Chop House, 3665 Ulmerton Road, Clearwater. $45. RSVP by Monday. (727) 409-8085.

For girlfriends

Makeup, travel, party, decorating are the focus of "Girlfriends Give Back," a benefit hosted by the auxiliary of Florida Resurrection House from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday at Marion's Gifts & Clothing, 1301 Fourth St. N, St. Petersburg. $30. Get tickets at Marion's. (727) 823-4742.

Tee up for Habitat

Habitat for Humanity of Pinellas County will be the beneficiary of "Golfing Fore Habitat" on Friday at Seminole Lake Country Club, 6100 Augusta Blvd., Seminole. Registration and lunch begin at 11 a.m. with a shotgun start at 12:30 p.m. $75. habitatpinellas.org.

Woman of the Year

The St. Petersburg Alumnae Panhellenic Association will present its Eleanor Jones Tanner Woman of the Year Award at a luncheon and style show beginning at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Isla Del Sol Yacht and Country Club, 6000 Sun Blvd., St. Petersburg. $30. Reservations accepted through Monday. (727) 360-9181.

Islettes luncheon, bazaar

The Treasure Islettes, the women's club of Treasure Island, will host Holly Fest, a luncheon and bazaar, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Treasure Island Community Center, 1 Park Place (behind Walgreen's). $15. (727) 360-9181.

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Diver drowns in treacherous Eagle’s Nest cave

Diver drowns in treacherous Eagle’s Nest cave

WEEKI WACHEE — The Hernando County Sheriff’s Office on Saturday was investigating a drowning at the Eagle’s Nest, an underwater network of caves where at least 11 others have died since 1981.Even experienced divers have lost their lives at the site.S...
Updated: 18 minutes ago
Orchestra sets off fireworks in the brassy ‘Sinfonietta’

Orchestra sets off fireworks in the brassy ‘Sinfonietta’

TAMPA — Many times during Sinfonietta, Leoš Janácek’s notoriously difficult but joyous work, it was impossible for a regular patron of the Florida Orchestra to escape this observation: They have never sounded quite like this.This isn’t to say musicia...
Updated: 3 hours ago
Forecast: Tampa Bay’s bitter cold snap is finally over

Forecast: Tampa Bay’s bitter cold snap is finally over

Tampa Bay is finally clear of the bitter chill that covered the region this week as temperatures picked up on Saturday. 10News WTSPThe latest Tampa Bay-area radar 10News WTSPFeels-like temperatures around t...
Updated: 5 hours ago

Bicyclist dead after being hit by car in Pinellas Park

PINELLAS PARK — A bicyclist is dead after he was hit by a car just before 10 a.m. Saturday morning, police said.Police were still investigating the crash in the 8700 block of 49th Street N late Saturday morning.Police shut down northbound 49th Street...
Updated: 6 hours ago

Motorcyclist crashes into Subaru while trying to flee Pinellas deputies

CLEARWATER — A 21-year-old fleeing from deputies on a motorcycle crashed into car while speeding away from a cruiser Friday, according to the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office. Michael Brown, of Clearwater, was recklessly driving his 2016...
Updated: 6 hours ago

Clearwater man in critical condition after medical episode while driving

DUNEDIN — A 60-year-old Clearwater man who likely had a medical episode while driving is now in the hospital with life-threatening injuries after rolling over his car, according to the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office. A Largo police off...
Updated: 6 hours ago
More than 1,000 cold-stunned sea turtles rescued in Florida Panhandle

More than 1,000 cold-stunned sea turtles rescued in Florida Panhandle

Florida’s dip into frigid temperatures did more than just stun humans unused to such cold air. This month scientists and volunteers have rescued more than 1,000 cold-stunned sea turtles from a single bay in the Florida Panhandle.The U.S. Geological S...
Published: 01/20/18
Romano: If UCF is national champion, then I’m a Hollywood stud

Romano: If UCF is national champion, then I’m a Hollywood stud

Sen. Daniel Patrick Moynihan famously said people were entitled to their own opinions, but not their own facts.Clearly, Moynihan never dealt with Florida legislators.Because around Tallahassee, facts are fungible. They aren’t just up for debate, they...
Updated: 6 hours ago
U.S. government shuts down; Democrats, GOP blame each other

U.S. government shuts down; Democrats, GOP blame each other

WASHINGTON — The federal government shut down at the stroke of midnight Friday, halting all but the most essential operations and marring the one-year anniversary of President Donald Trump’s inauguration in a striking display of Washington dysfunctio...
Published: 01/19/18
Updated: 01/20/18

High school scoreboard for Jan. 19

Friday’s scoreboardBoys soccerIndian Rocks Christian 2, Lakewood 1Lennard 3, Spoto 0Girls soccerPCAC Championship: Largo 3, Osceola 1Lennard 8, Spoto 0
Published: 01/19/18