May 4, 2000
|[Times photo: Maurice Rivenbark]
Gene Butcher has trained for his hike on trails near the Withlacoochee River.
Taking steps to aid ill children
A Nobleton man will hike the 2,600-mile Pacific Crest Trail to benefit the Sunshine Foundation.
County set to appeal sign ruling
A judge's decision that the county was wrong to try to regulate the message on a man's signs worries officials.
4 charged in burglary of Spring Hill home
SPRING HILL -- Four men face burglary charges after authorities say they broke into a Spring Hill home Tuesday and were caught by deputies as they drove by the residence in their getaway sports utility vehicle.
Man charged with robbing Greyhound station
Brooksville police arrested a man Tuesday after an attempted robbery at the Greyhound station in Brooksville, officials said.
Hernando hopes to double lifeguard force
Hernando officials are hopeful that by month's end they will be able to expand to 12 the number of guards serving McKethan and Rogers parks.
School Board choice a reversal of 1996
Things have come full circle for Gail Coleman and Jerry Milby.
A showcase of culture
What's the main religion of Ireland? What do they eat in Central America? These seventh-graders know.
Alicia Magbee, 11, is always on hand to help a troubled fellow student. "I don't like seeing people fighting, and I don't like seeing people sad," she says.
Judge the wars, not the warriors
Editor: Re: Vietnam's scars still linger, 25 years later, April 30 column by Greg Hamilton:
Outfield throw to first lifted Leopards
BROOKSVILLE -- The score most fans will remember from Tuesday's Hernando-Crystal River regional quarterfinal was 7-4, which was how the scoreboard finished up.
Westbrook gives Leopards, Dunn a chance to win
BROOKSVILLE -- Nick Westbrook did not pitch in the right spot to earn a statistical save Tuesday night, but his two-batter stint was the strategic equivalent in Hernando High's 10-8 victory over Citrus in the Class 3A, Region II quarterfinals.
Eagles could make a run at regional title
Springstead's boys track program has just one regional championship in its history, and while coach Fred Hudson won't exactly say if he thinks his Eagles could have another one today, he's certainly looking into it.