Monday, November 20, 2017

Hernando News

Deputies: Port Richey woman arrested for hitting boy, 4, with hanger

PORT RICHEY — A Port Richey woman was arrested on a charge of felony child abuse after a 4-year-old boy in her care told deputies she hit him with a clothes hanger, leaving bruises, the Pasco County Sheriff’s Office said.Teresa White-Fry, 38, was arr...
Updated: 9 hours ago

Vermont man, 51, struck and killed walking across SR 54 in New Port Richey

Times Staff WriterA 51-year-old Vermont man died Sunday night after he was struck by a car on State Road 54 east of Pecan Drive in New Port Richey, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.Howard Leach Jr., of Enosburg Falls, was trying to cross all s...
Updated: 10 hours ago

FHP seeks New Port Richey hit-and-run driver who left man severely injured

NEW PORT RICHEY — Police are searching for the driver of a vehicle that left a New Port Richey man seriously injured after a hit and run Sunday evening, according to Florida Highway Patrol.Randy Pearson, 58, tried to walk across State Road 54, west o...
Updated: 10 hours ago
Brooksville church joins with Ocala ministry to help girls in Malawi

Brooksville church joins with Ocala ministry to help girls in Malawi

BROOKSVILLE ~ When the women of Eden Baptist Church were seeking a faith-based project to advance the Gospel while providing practical assistance to people in another country, they became aware of an Ocala-based ministry called Underwear Everywear. T...
Published: 11/17/17
Updated: 11/18/17
Bluegrass and a traditional Thanksgiving meal on tap at annual Sertoma festival

Bluegrass and a traditional Thanksgiving meal on tap at annual Sertoma festival

SPRING LAKE — When it comes to traditional fare, picking, fiddling, harmonizing and a whole lot of foot-stomping make for the main course at the annual Thanksgiving Bluegrass Festival.Since 1980, the event, which will be Nov. 23 to 25 at the Sertoma ...
Published: 11/17/17
Brooksville meat market dispenses prime cuts, sage advice

Brooksville meat market dispenses prime cuts, sage advice

BROOKSVILLE – Little butcher shops are popping up all over, according to industry sources, where customers can come face to face with their aproned meat cutter, order that Porterhouse steak sliced just so, glean advice on roasting an 8-pound prime ri...
Updated: 10 hours ago

Things to Do in Pasco and Hernando counties starting Nov. 24

FestivalsThanksgiving Bluegrass Festival: The festival continues Nov. 24 and 25 at the Sertoma Youth Ranch, 85 Myers Road, south of Spring Lake. Featuring a variety of bluegrass groups, such as Michael Cleveland & Flamekeeper, Town Mountain, Danny Pa...
Published: 11/16/17
Updated: 11/18/17
Brooksville man accused of sexual abuse commits suicide, police say

Brooksville man accused of sexual abuse commits suicide, police say

A former Brooksville school volunteer accused of sexually assaulting teenage foreign exchange students who were under his care was found dead this week, a day before he was due in court on the charges.The body of Bruce McAllister was found at the bas...
Published: 11/16/17
Deputies: School instructor offered student $500 for sex

Deputies: School instructor offered student $500 for sex

WESLEY CHAPEL — A former instructor at Cypress Creek High School was arrested Wednesday, after deputies say he offered a student $500 in exchange for sex. William Henson, 21, now faces a felony charge of sexual battery for soliciting a person under 1...
Published: 11/16/17
Comfort foods, entertainment highlight Mac and Cheese Festival

Comfort foods, entertainment highlight Mac and Cheese Festival

SPRING HILL — With all its cheesy goodness, it’s no wonder macaroni and cheese is considered one of the country’s top comfort foods. And what better way to celebrate it than to create a festival around it?Say Cheese Please 4 Grilled Cheese Promotions...
Published: 11/16/17