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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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kiwanis sponsors circus coming to fairgrounds
By Times Staff Writer
Published March 6, 2008
The Kiwanis Club of Spring Hill wishes to inform residents that if they receive a telephone call about the Carson and Barnes Great American Circus, the calls are legitimate and are sponsored by the Spring Hill Kiwanis. Local businesses and groups might be contacted about buying tickets. Showtimes are at 4:30 and 7:30 p.m. April 30 at the Hernando County Fairgrounds, 6436 S Broad St. For information, call 684-1661.
Volunteers sought for Guardian ad Litem
The Guardian ad Litem Program needs volunteers in Hernando County. Free training will be offered March 13, 14, 21 and 22 at the Hernando County Recreation Department at 205 E Fort Dade Ave., Brooksville. Guardian ad Litem volunteers are court-appointed to advocate for abused, abandoned and neglected children. Volunteers donate a few hours each month. Through the program, these children are able to have their voices heard in the dependency court process. Call Dennis Loger at (352) 257-4232 or toll-free at 1-866-341-1425.
Deadline is today for salute to troops event
Today is the reservation deadline for the "Salute to Our Troops Dinner" hosted by the After 5 Connection Christian Women's Club. It will be from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Monday at Heather Golf and Country Club, 7406 St. Andrew's Blvd. The event is open to all area women. The speaker will be Joyce Schneider of Naples, who will discuss the healing process. There will be a presentation by the Central High School ROTC drill team. The cost is $10. Call Maisie at 596-0335 or Joanna at 686-2002.
Hernando County Development Services, code compliance reviews, 9 a.m., Hernando County Engineering, 1525 E Jefferson St., Brooksville.
Hernando County School Board, 4 p.m. workshop, 919 N Broad St., Brooksville.