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Digest

Funeral today for 13-year-old killed in crash

By TIMES STAFF
Published April 19, 2007


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A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. today for Shelby Hagman, 13, a Parrott Middle School student who died Friday from injuries sustained in a car accident. The service is scheduled for the Land O'Lakes Church of God, 8337 Land O'Lakes Blvd. in Pasco County. The family asks that donations be made to the Make-A-Wish Foundation or St. Jude Children's Hospital. Loyless Funeral Home in Land O'Lakes has an online guest book that can be signed at www.loylessfuneralhome. com. Florida Highway Patrol reports show Shelby's grandparents' minivan was hit by a pickup truck at Sherman Hills Boulevard and Park Ridge Drive in Ridge Manor West. The accident is under investigation.

BROOKSVILLE

Democrat joins District 5 race

Democrat Herman Unclebach Jr., a resident of eastern Hernando County, filed this week to run for County Commission in District 5 in 2008. The only other announced candidate is Republican James Adkins. The seat is currently held by Democrat Chris Kingsley. Unclebach could not be reached for comment.

COUNTYWIDE

Deadline today for plant show entries

Today is the deadline to enter plants in the Horticulture Show at the Hernando County Fair. Entries will only be accepted between 1 and 6 p.m. at the fairgrounds, 6436 S Broad St. Other entries of Family Living exhibits must be submitted between 1 and 7 p.m. today or Friday at the Henry Jackson Family Living Exhibit Hall. For information, call 754-4433.

Correction

A story in Wednesday's edition misquoted A. Keith Furr as he described the campus at Virginia Tech. He said the building where most of the students died Monday was 10,000 square feet.

Today's Picks

Gulf Coast Conservancy "The Imperiled Black Bear of Florida" program: 7 p.m., Springs Coast Environmental Center, 9170 Cortez Blvd., Weeki Wachee. Free. 727 808-4339 or visit www. gulfcoastconservancy.org.

Hernando Beach Women's Club annual Luncheon Card Party: 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., VFW Post 9236, 3435 Shoal Line Blvd., Hernando Beach. Tickets are $10. 596-5139.

Hernando Bridge Association Brooksville Sectional Bridge Tournament: Open pair events, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. today and Friday; Swiss team event, 10 a.m. Saturday, Florida National Guard Armory, 16386 Spring Hill Drive, south of Brooksville. Open pair events are $10 per event for ACBL members, $11 for nonmembers. The Swiss teams event is $22 for ACBL members, $24 for nonmembers. Mary Ann DuFresne, 592-4882 or whimsey@atlantic.net.

[Last modified April 19, 2007, 06:35:45]


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