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March 12, 2001

Reliving Florida history
[Times photo: Brian Tietz]
Swamp Owl, an American Indian battle re-enactor, portrays a Seminole warrior on his horse Smokey during Saturday's re-enactment of a Second Seminole War battle at Fort Cooper State Park in Inverness. The event was part of the annual Fort Cooper Days.
Jan Glidewell
Fishhook's point not well taken
What seems to be the trouble?" the nice volunteer lady at the emergency room asked.

March for Parks offers a wild view
The Withlacoochee State Trail event includes displays of predatory birds, snakes, butterflies and native plants.

2 beauty pageant winners selected
Ashley Surkamer, 16, is Miss Teen Citrus, and Rebekah Gregory, 21, is Miss Citrus County.

EDC goes into holding pattern
With its fate uncertain, the group delays acting on several measures and awaits guidance from the County Commission.

Inverness expects ink to help eradicate litter
No date has been set, but Inverness City Council member Ted Stauffer is reminding people that he needs volunteers for the annual city cleanup day, which will probably fall sometime next month.

Citrus in brief
County offers health care; fee based on income

State to treat Lake Rousseau hydrilla with herbicide
LAKE ROUSSEAU -- The state Department of Environmental Protection will conduct a 516-acre hydrilla treatment on Lake Rousseau starting March 19.

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