April 2017

April 18 - 21, 2017

Cavaliero Rocco, age 85, passed on Tuesday, April 18, 2017. He is survived by his wife Darlene Foster, four children; Greg Cavaliero, Marie Snyder, Pauline Battaglia, and Gina Cavaliero, 5 grandchildren, and 3 great grandchildren. Src; Brewer

Spring Hill turns 50

Don McNeill was part of a Spring Hill advertsing campaign circa 1970.

It has been 50 years since the founding of Spring Hill. Spring Hill's grand opening took place on April 30th, 1967. The president of the Deltona Corporation Frank L. Mackle Jr., presented the official dedication speech. He spoke about how he looked forward to the future of the development "with Excitement." According to Frank E.

Sports notebook: Springstead rallies for district repeat

Photography by Cheryl Clanton

Springstead catcher Paige Pfent had the game-winning single in Thursday's 6A-6 final. Photo by Cheryl Clanton

Suffice to say, Springstead’s softball team’s road to a repeat district championship hit a significant speed bump halfway through Thursday night’s Class 6A, District 6 final.
Host Crystal River had shown it could stand up to the once top-ranked Lady Eagles a few weeks earlier, holding on for a 2-1 win at Springstead’s home field on April 4.
This time around, the Lady Pirates built a 4-0 advantage through the top of the fourth, but couldn’t stave off the top seed, who rallied to tie it up twice and eventually pulled out a 7-6 victory in eight innings.

Government power has to be constantly pruned

Dr. Domenick Maglio

The only way to eliminate government’s heel on the neck of citizens is to cut away the rotten waste in all the many bureaucracies. This pruning back of the ever- overgrowing length of all the tentacles reaching out to choke us into submission has to be regularly done. As soon as a task is done, the process has to begin again or it will become too overwhelming to get these territorial kingdoms dismantled without drastic action, such as a revolution. Thomas Jefferson suggested these shake-ups should occur at twenty-year intervals.

How will USF do in the NFL Draft?

The NFL draft starts with round one on April 27, and the University of South Florida has a few prospects hoping to hear their names called by the time the final pick is selected on April 29. Of note are Junior running back Marlon Mack and Senior receiver Rodney Adams.

Mack, the Bulls’ all-time leading rusher, is a speedy runner, capable of making tacklers miss in the open field.

Poll Workers Appreciation 'Movie Star' Luncheon

Joan Ebbecke dressed as Fiona from Shrek

Monday, April 17th, poll workers were feted with a luncheon at the Timber Pines Performing Arts Center, and poll workers who went above and beyond during the 2016 Elections were recognized for their hard work. Many awards were given out for the Most Dedicated, the Most Enthusiastic, the 1st to Upload Election Results, Most Patriotic Dresser and even the Poll Worker Song Bird, who sang to her team mates when no voters were present. The theme was the Red Carpet and poll workers were encouraged to come dressed as their favorite movie star.