June 17, 2000
Special treat today for fans of Buffett
HOMOSASSA -- The top pick for entertainment this weekend belongs to the Parrot Heads of Citrus, which is putting on a daylong music festival today at Ramshackle Cafe on the River, Halls River Road in Homosassa.
Schools finance chief is leaving
The School District is losing its fourth finance director in as many years as Sara Perez quits for a similar post in Hernando.
State okays open-heart program
Citrus Memorial's second request for a heart surgery program was granted to the chagrin of other area hospitals that were rejected.
Cleanup set for Crystal River site
CRYSTAL RIVER -- Eleven years after the tanks were removed, the state Department of Environmental Protection finally is getting around to an oil contamination problem at the city's maintenance facility near the Crystal River Mall.
The animal kingdom loses its queen mom
I met Guila Manchester only once, when she brought in a book of her poetry for me to read. It was beautiful, sincere and rich with love for life, people and her animals. It also required a box of tissues to get through it.
Mastering the hook-set
The set and fight with a billfish or a tarpon is easily visualized, but what about a snook, redfish, trout or any other everyday fish? How does the average angler know which hook-set to use, or if there is even more than one?
Three hurt in wreck on U.S. 19
HOMOSASSA -- A car crash on U.S. 19 near Homosassa on Thursday evening injured three people, including a 4-month-old girl, authorities said Friday.