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League member is "Artist of the Month'

Mary Gerritsen is the Spring Hill Art League "Artist of the month" for November. Although oil is her medium, Gerritsen used a palette knife instead of a brush. She uses the knife with a "wet on wet" technique. Gerritsen has sold 1,300 paintings and has won numerous awards. An active league member, she has held office in the club and is the league's only honorary member. Her paintings will be on display throughout November at the Withlacoochee River Electric Cooperative building on State Road 50.

Little Miss Hernando County named

Chrystal Lee Champa, 5, recently won the 1991 Little Miss Hernando County title. The first-time competition was held at the Women's Club in Brooksville. Chrystal, a Hernando Christian Academy student, will be presented Nov. 10 during the Miss Hernando Scholarship Pageant at Central High School.

Library group publishes periodical index

The Hernando County Library Media Association has published its 1990-91 listing of "Magazines and Periodicals Available in the Libraries of Hernando County." The 500-magazine listing informs librarians where certain magazines are located. Anyone wanting a copy of a specific magazine article may check with the local library branch, school library or Pasco Hernando Community College library. For information, call Jan Mazourek at 796-9571 or Cecelia Solomon at 799-0555.