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Hometown Hernando for Sept. 18

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Sheriff's Office honors quarterly achievements

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

Several longevity awards were presented. Recognized for 10 years of service were Gisele Depiero, Stephen Miller, Derek Origon, Sean Reynolds, Brent Stentz and James Sternberger.

Recognized for 15 years of service were Tommy Breedlove and Darrin Burger. Richard Noberini was recognized for 20 years.

Citizen appreciation awards were presented to Assistant State Attorney Rob Lewis and Bill Kemp. Certificates of appreciation were presented to Heather Doyle, Barbara Renfroe, Amy Todd, Tracy King, Maureen Jernigan, Jonathon Chancey, Karen Teele and Debbie Roberts.

Certificates of commendation were presented to Steve Snell, Douglas Campbell, Irene "Cha" Gray and Jill Morrell.

Dustin Mormando was presented a ribbon of commendation; George Loydgren was presented the Deputy of the Quarter award; Frank Sessa received the Detention Deputy of the Quarter award; Nancy Lang received the Employee of the Quarter award, and Robert "Bob" Bestercy received the Volunteer of the Quarter award.

Military news

Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class David M. Boylan, along with other sailors assigned aboard the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman, arrived recently in the U.S. 5th Fleet's area of responsibility after the ship completed a routine transit through the Suez Canal.

The carrier is on a scheduled deployment conducting maritime security operations, theater security cooperation efforts and support missions for Operation Enduring Freedom.

Boylan, who joined the Navy in January 2011, is the son of Christine Boylan of Spring Hill and David V. Boylan of Spring Hill.

Hometown Hernando for Sept. 18 09/16/13 [Last modified: Monday, September 16, 2013 8:26pm]
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