May 31, 2000
[Times photo: Maurice Rivenbark]
Head cook to prepare final pizza
"There's nothing like the Leopards," says Margaret Clayton, Hernando High Class of 1955, who is retiring from cafeteria work after 32 years.
Search narrows to one for new emergencies chief
If his appointment is okayed, Bill Appleby, 52, starts June 19 as director of emergency services.
Tucker to leave public stage, too
BROOKSVILLE -- John Tucker's 32-year career as a public servant has focused on things as small as saving a few cents on a case of toilet paper to as large as trying to calm a community bloodied by racial hatred.
Remembering those who gave their lives
Under a blazing sun, about 100 people gather at Florida Hills Memorial Gardens to honor the nation's war dead.
Bush vetoes Hernando fairgrounds aid
Officials are looking for other ways to replace the 1950s-era auditorium that has fallen into disrepair.
Man grabs woman's purse, breaks her nose at Wal-Mart
SPRING HILL -- Authorities are looking for a man who broke a woman's nose while trying to steal her purse Monday.
Mahr, 18, sets record with 231 season average
County secretary Ron Ditt confirms that the Spring Hill bowler's average is the highest in county history. It was established in Spring Hill Lanes' Monday NFL Classic league.
Heat teams are tops
Three Hernando Heat teams were crowned champions in the Heat's Memorial Day Tournament at Spring Hill this weekend, each after losing the opening game.
DiBenedetto commits to junior college
Springstead baseball teammate Bryan Melko is leaning toward signing with Saint Leo University.