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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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Organizers of Fun Festival look for help
By Times Staff Writer
Published February 25, 2008
Participants and sponsors are needed for the Week of the Young Child Fun Festival, which will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 19 at the Jerome Brown Community Center, 99 Jerome Brown Place, off Darby Lane. The free annual event includes entertainment and activities and promotes the need for quality education and child care. There also will be exhibits by local agencies. The event is funded and put on by local businesses and organizations, and is sponsored in part by the St. Petersburg Times. All volunteers and groups are welcome. Those interested in helping out may call Sheila Chambers at 754-5068, ext. 210.
Get insider view of Sheriff's Office
There are openings for the evening session of the next Hernando County Sheriff's Office Citizens Academy, which will be offered from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursdays, March 6 to April 10. Participants will observe demonstrations by K-9 handlers, tour the Sheriff's Office and learn about forensics, uniform patrol, traffic unit, administration, investigations, vice and narcotics, communications/911, the aviation and marine units, the mounted patrol and legal issues and perspectives. Course graduates will have the option of riding along with a patrol deputy, flying in the helicopter or observing in the communications center. To register, call Vickie Porter at 754-6830, ext. 53664.
Center features Karaoke by Shoe
Karaoke by Shoe will be from 7 to 10 p.m. Tuesday at the High Point Community Center, 12249 Clubhouse Road. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $4. Snacks will be available. You may bring your own beverages. For tickets or information, call 592-1430, 597-6874 or 596-8669.
Academia Hernando presents "Two Great Medical Discoverers": 10 a.m., Nativity Lutheran Church, 6363 Commercial Way, Weeki Wachee. $7. 597-0158.