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15-year-old arrested, accused of hitting staffer at juvenile detention facility

A 15-year-old student at the Cypress Creek Academy juvenile detention facility is charged with committing battery on a juvenile detention staff member, according to an arrest report. Antonio Kashaun Adams is accused of striking Timothy Eatman on July 31. Eatman told authorities he was attempting to counsel Adams, who had become disruptive, when Adams hit him in the right eye, the report said. Adams told the arresting deputy that he and Eatman had been arguing and that Eatman pushed him first, the report said. Adams, who initially was arrested as a juvenile, was charged as an adult Tuesday. Adams was transported to the Juvenile Assessment Center in Ocala after his arrest.

Meeting about new school's boundaries

will be held tonight in Citrus Springs

CITRUS SPRINGS _ Parents and students interested in the school district's efforts to draw attendance boundaries for the new elementary school under construction on Forest Ridge Boulevard are invited to attend a public opinion meeting at Citrus Springs Elementary School at 7 p.m. today. Officials will discuss the plans for the new school, which is set to open next August, show a preliminary rezoning map and discuss the parameters they are using in deciding on the new boundaries. They are also planning to talk about how out-of-zone requests affect plans for school boundary changes. Other meetings are slated for next week on the same topics. Those are planned for 7 p.m. Monday, Tuesday and Thursday at Hernando Elementary School, Beverly Hills Community Center and Lecanto Primary School respectively.