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For their own good
Fifty years ago, they were screwed-up kids sent to the Florida School for Boys to be straightened out. But now they are screwed-up men, scarred by the whippings they endured. Read the story and see a video and portrait gallery.
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Improvements at landfill may cause delays
By Times Staff Writer
Published October 2, 2007
The outbound scales at the county's Northwest Landfill are being replaced. As a result, during the next two weeks, customers will experience some delays at the landfill, 14450 Landfill Road. For information, call the Hernando County Waste Management Division at 754-4112.
A Saturday sale your yard will love
The Hernando County Master Gardeners will host a fall plant sale from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Hernando County Cooperative Extension Service, 19490 Oliver St. There will be hundreds of plants for sale, including trees, shrubs, ferns, ground covers and perennials. All plants have been specifically grown to tolerate local climate conditions and have been propagated and grown by the Master Gardeners. The 2008 Master Gardener Calendar will be sold for $3 each. For information, call 754-4433.
Free flu shots for seniors today
Free flu shots for seniors on Medicare will be offered from 8 a.m. to noon today at the Senior Citizens Club of Hernando County, 7925 Rhanbuoy Road. For information, call 596-1095.
Hernando County Commission, 9 a.m., Hernando County Government Center, 20 N Main St., Brooksville. Televised on Hernando County Government Broadcasting, Bright House cable Channel 19.
Metropolitan Planning Organization Bicycle/Pedestrian Advisory Committee, 5:30 p.m., Room 261, Hernando County Government Center, 20 N Main St., Brooksville.
Hernando County School Board, 1 p.m. workshop and 7 p.m. board meeting, 919 N Broad St., Brooksville. Televised on Hernando Instructional Television, Bright House cable Channel 14.
Of Mice and Men book discussion and film: Book discussion at noon and movie presentation at 1:15 p.m., Spring Hill Branch/Harold G. Zopp Memorial Library, 9220 Spring Hill Drive, Spring Hill. Free. 754-4866.
Wild Hogs to be shown at library: 2 p.m., East Hernando Branch Library, 6457 Windmere Road, Ridge Manor West. Rated PG-13. Free. 540-6391.
Papa Joe's 26th annual Spaghetti Fest Celebration and Mary's House fundraiser: 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., Papa Joe's Italian Restaurant, 6244 Spring Lake Highway, east of Brooksville. 799-3904.
Dawn Center and PHCC host the Clothesline Project: 10 a.m., Pasco-Hernando Community College, North Campus, 11415 Ponce de Leon Blvd. 684-7191.