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April 16, 2003

Crowning glories
[Times photo: Maurice Rivenbark]
Polly Bennett of Hernando Beach and about 150 of her fellow members of the Red Hat Society gather Tuesday to try to top one another in an Easter Bonnet Contest at the Hernando Beach Yacht Club. Behind her, similarly bedecked, is Donna Gynn of Spring Hill.
County DEC leaders ordered to resign
The state Democratic Party's action could end the reign of chairman Dom Cabriele, whose committee has been bickering for nearly three years.

For war long ago, vet gets his award
A 77-year-old wounded in Belgium by shrapnel finally receives a Purple Heart after decades of bureaucratic delays.

Rowden sees public chiding as a payback
After a dressing down by officials, the commissioner calls it revenge for her stand on unionization.

Radacky cleared in autographed football request
Attorneys say he did nothing illegal in asking a banker seeking zoning variances to get a Steve Spurrier-signed football.

Board drops school rezonings for year
Faced with parents' opposition, members decide that a plan to relieve crowding at two elementary schools needs more work.

Car hobbyists balk at plan to register junkers
A proposal that all inoperable cars be licensed and tagged has raised concerns about private property rights in rural parts of the county.

Measure of Eagles' success hasn't begun
The next two weeks won't make or break Springstead's season, but they will determine whether the Eagles meet a couple of their preseason goals.

Scrivens is dazzling at short
Hernando senior dives into her work of playing a new position.

Letters: Commissioners trample on our property rights
Editor: Re: County should give heave-ho to junkers, April 9 editorial:


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