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Monday, Apr 20, 2015

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Remembrance of things past

I was born in 1941 in the Washington, D.C., area and lived there for more than 59 years. Wisdom has it that home is where the heart is, and I agree. But I’d extend that to say that home is also where our memories lie. I’ll be returning ...
Published: 04/15/15
Brandon bash offers open garden tours

Brandon bash offers open garden tours

There are few treats for gardeners better than wandering through people’s gardens, and this Saturday will be a fine opportunity. At no cost but your traveling expenses you can visit four very different gardens in the Brandon, Riverview and Val...
Published: 04/15/15
If you want to catch fish, go where they are

If you want to catch fish, go where they are

Fishermen are having their second spring of fishing this year. Early in March it seemed like we had a fast warm-up and spring was here. Kingfish and mackerel moved into our waters, flats fish moved out into the bay and fishing got real good.
Published: 04/15/15
Turn to bison for a healthy, delicious change of pace

Turn to bison for a healthy, delicious change of pace

Demonstrating yet again my devotion to explore food trends, I recently tossed the family and a cooler in the car and headed to Punta Gorda for some bison meat.
Published: 04/15/15
Classic, exotic cars to be showcased at Spring Fling

Classic, exotic cars to be showcased at Spring Fling

RUSKIN – Fans of classic and exotic cars will flock to Gateway Classic Cars on Saturday, May 9, for the company’s 16th annual Spring Fling, an event that celebrates the 16th anniversary of the nationwide specialty automobile dealership....
Published: 04/15/15
Golf fundraiser to offset therapy expenses

Golf fundraiser to offset therapy expenses

RUSKIN – Last November, in the blink of an eye, Jared Ramella’s life changed forever. He had just left his parents’ home and was headed to his grandmother’s house to feed her cats. She lived only a few minutes away.
Published: 04/15/15
Kiwanis of South Shore partners with UNICEF to save lives

Kiwanis of South Shore partners with UNICEF to save lives

SUN CITY CENTER – Kiwanis of South Shore is bringing singer/impressionist Mark Ralston to Sun City Center to help save women and babies throughout the world.
Published: 04/15/15

Maids get their big break in Sun City Center

SUN CITY CENTER – Failed actresses turned cleaning ladies take advantage of a last-minute opportunity to perform at the Rollins Theatre April 25 when a musical’s star performer is nowhere to be found.
Published: 04/15/15

Sebring’s ‘Fan of the Year’ runs a good race

APOLLO BEACH — When it comes to racing and marriage, Frank and Barbara Morrison are right on track. The Apollo Beach couple, with deep Brandon ties, this year celebrates 49 years of marriage — and Frank Morrison’s recognition as ...
Published: 04/15/15
Wimauma mission to serve hot meals to low-income residents

Wimauma mission to serve hot meals to low-income residents

WIMAUMA – Beth-El Farmworker Ministry is opening a free soup kitchen from 5 to 7:30 p.m. April 9 to assist folks in need.
Published: 04/07/15
Updated: 04/09/15