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Hometown Hernando for April 16

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Hometown Hernando is devoted to everyday life in our county, whether it's snapshots from your family reunion or a few lines thanking someone for a job well done. Call Hometown Hernando news coordinator Jean Hayes at (352) 848-1438, fax (352) 754-6133, or jhayes@tampabay.com.

Clubs and organizations

The Spring Hill Lunch Bunch met at the Roosters Cafe in Brooksville on March 13, where the group dined and celebrated St. Patrick's Day. Two new members — Elaine and Jim Dillard — joined the group, which included Joseph and Kathleen Seyfried, Roy Apeland, Edith Lohlien, Al Jablonsky, Ruthann and Don Barrett, Bill Weikert, Mary Kight, Doris Bock and Dotty Mack.

Sheriff's Office honors workers for quarter, year

The Hernando County Sheriff's Office recently had its 2013 fourth-quarter awards ceremony at the Emergency Communications and Operations Center training room. The award winners:

• Detective George Loydgren, Deputy of the Year.

• Deputy Frank Sessa, Detention Deputy of the Year.

• Deputy Jessica Slaght, Detention Deputy of the Quarter.

• James Birkler, Employee of the Quarter.

• Tonya Griffin, Employee of the Year.

• Robert "Bob" Bestercy, Volunteer of the Year.

Senior softball results

The Anderson Snow Senior Softball League began its winter season Dec. 3. The teams and their managers are: Complete Automotive Care (Paul Johnson), AFG Insurance (Izzie Torres), Periodontal Therapy Center (Rich Mariotti), Jim's Fixit Shop & Appliances (Jerry McCullough), Suncoast Urology (Larry Gianneschi) and VFW Post 10209 (John Ward). Recent results:

March 11: Suncoast Urology, 13, Jim's Fixit, 3; Complete Automotive, 20, AFG Insurance, 9; VFW, 21, Periodontal Therapy, 3.

March 13: Jim's Fixit, 17, VFW, 11; Complete Automotive, 20, Periodontal Therapy, 16; Suncoast Urology, 12, AFG Insurance, 13.

March 20: Periodontal Therapy, 7, Jim's Fixit, 6; Complete Automotive, 8, Suncoast Urology, 7.

March 25: Complete Automotive, 18, Jim's Fixit, 12; Periodontal Therapy, 24, AFG Insurance, 23; Suncoast Urology, 10, VFW, 9.

March 27: Periodontal Therapy, 14, VFW, 11; Suncoast Urology, 17, Jim's Fixit, 10; Complete Automotive, 4, AFG Insurance, 3.

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The Senior Softball Invitational League of Spring Hill began its winter season Oct. 1. The second half of the season began in January. The league is for players 50 and older. This year's teams include: Texas Roadhouse; Dr. Michael Higgins/Moose Lodge 521, Dr. William Chaney/American Legion Post 186, Interventional Pain Institute of West Florida, and Rookies Sports Bar and Grill/Spring Hill Draft House.

Recent results:

March 18: Dr. Chaney/American Legion, 19, Interventional Pain, 11; Rookies/Draft House, 14, Texas Roadhouse, 2.

March 20: Texas Roadhouse, 15, Dr. Chaney/American Legion, 14; Dr. Higgins/Moose Lodge, 19, Rookies/Draft House, 7.

March 21: Interventional Pain, 17, Dr. Higgins/Moose Lodge, 14.

March 25: Interventional Pain, 17, Texas Roadhouse, 3; Dr. Chaney/American Legion, 15, Rookies/Draft House, 14.

March 27: Dr. Chaney/American Legion, 18, Interventional Pain, 5.

Championship games:

March 27: Dr. Higgins/Moose Lodge, 18, Rookies/Draft House, 5.

March 28: Dr. Higgins/Moose Lodge, 17, Rookies/Draft House, 16.

The league plays tournament-type softball Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays at Veterans Memorial Park, 12254 Spring Hill Drive, Spring Hill. For information, call Sal Ficarra at (352) 688-1605.

Hometown Hernando for April 16 04/15/14 [Last modified: Tuesday, April 15, 2014 3:16pm]
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