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October 26, 2000

Fish farm teaching students real-life lessons
[Times photo: Maurice Rivenbark]
The hands-on learning project involves the community and makes learning fun for the students at West Hernando Middle School.
Chief's job hangs on election of fire board

With three seats open on the board, Mike Morgan may see his support disappear.

Program to keep a closer watch on sex offenders
Officials plan to do more knocking on doors, particularly for those who are no longer on probation.

District makes deal with former teacher
Former Springstead High drama teacher Paul Martin will get about $10,500 in back pay, but he won't get his job back.

Killer blames lawyer for life sentence
He says he was pressured into a plea deal in the 1996 shooting deaths of two teachers.

Guadagnino for elections post
Ideas -- good ones, at least -- often are scarce during election years. But when a candidate comes up with a few, his opponent had better be prepared to follow suit. Failing to do so can be interpreted by voters as unquestioned satisfaction with the status quo, or even a lack of imagination or zeal for the job.

Hernando chamber director resigns
Wanda Kelly was executive director of the Greater Hernando County Chamber of Commerce since 1997.

Look for ways to keep teachers
Editor: Re: Board wants to punish teachers who bolt, Oct. 19 Hernando Times:

PHCC nears deal on U.S. 19 land
The college wants to buy the U.S. 19 land for $800,000, but details must be worked out.

Homecoming festivities
Hernando High School will kick of its homecoming activities next week with special student activities and events.

Class notes
SUNCOAST ELEMENTARY SCHOOL: The school will have its first Oktoberfest from 9:15 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Friday. Activities will include a sampling of traditional German foods such as soft pretzels, Black Forest cake and root beer, plus a historic presentation by the Springstead High School German club.

A school leader and community helper
The fifth-grader at Brooksville Elementary says doing service projects in the community "gives you pride."

Hernando briefs
VFW post plans holiday dinner and dance  

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