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June 15, 2001

Rebuilding a landmark
[Times photo: Ron Thompson]
Owners of the Cove say they plan to rebuild at the site of the burned-down restaurant. It could be finished in time for football.
Jan Glidewell
Believe it or not, I'm not Heidi's grandfather
It was an afternoon folk concert at Skipper's Smokehouse, the crowd was happy, the beer was flowing and a somewhat overserved young man plopped down next to my fiancee.

City blasts county-seat vote
Inverness sends the county a letter warning that if it doesn't stop trying to relocate its offices, the city might take action.

Gambling waits for ship to come in
Without its casino boat since Jan. 1, Paradise of Port Richey says it may take three months to find a new one that is just the right size.

Dealerships sponsor kid safety day
Nick Nicholas Ford will sponsor a "Commitment to Kids" Safety I.D. Day from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the dealership, 2901 State Road 41 W, Inverness. The first 300 children to arrive will receive free child safety I.D. kits.

Change of heart
The many changes and stages of love and marriage are explored in Lovers and Other Strangers at the Citrus County Art League for the next two weekends.

This week
PLAYHOUSE 19 PLAY: The musical Man of La Mancha continues this weekend at Playhouse 19, 865 U.S. 19 S, Crystal River. Show times are 8 p.m. today and Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday and 7:30 p.m. Thursday. Tickets cost $12. Play runs Thursdays through Sundays through July 1. Call 563-1333.

Children's comedy, workshops on the bill for Ocala theater
The Ocala Civic Theatre presents a comedy based on children's books, Come Back, Amelia Bedelia. In addition, the theater plans an actors studio and an awards show.

Fathers watch sons follow in their tracks
John Coleman's first feature win at Citrus County Speedway in 1995 earned him a handsome trophy and a generous cash payout.

Around and about

Program is off and running
The county starts a summer agenda for runners to better prepare them for the season.  

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