June 2017

Local youth bowler wins state tourney

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LeAnn Militscher won the Florida Pepsi Youth Championships in Winter Haven in April with a six-game series of 1,394. Photo provided

Since the age of 5, LeAnn Militscher has been a bowler, and for as long as she can remember she was spending time at a bowling alley.
At 16, the Weeki Wachee High senior has already risen to a 204 average and recently added a state championship to her resume. Militscher finished first in the U20 Girls division in the Florida Pepsi Youth Championships at Cypress Lanes in Winter Haven.

Search Warrant Executed in Brooksville

On 06-29-17, detectives with the Hernando County Sheriff's Office Vice and Narcotics Unit, with the assistance of the S.W.A.T. team, executed a narcotics search warrant at 11871 Broad St., in Brooksville.

The search warrant and arrest warrants are a result of a lengthy investigation that took place at the Broad Street location. The investigation began after the Sheriff's Office received tips of drug activity occurring at the residence.

Wildlife corridors: Where do they really lead?

Since wildlife corridors aren’t proven to work as intended, and may even harm wildlife, what is the true purpose? Wildlife corridor theory and reserves, are a part of the “Wildlands Project of America” (also global initiatives). In making a long story short, the United Nations sponsors many groups and actions to implement their Agenda for the Twenty-first Century. The IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature) was formed in 1946 as the primary scientific advisor to the United Nations on environmental issues.

Bayfront Health, My Gynecologist launch online scheduling service

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New and existing patients of Bayfront Health Medical Group and My Gynecologist, now have convenient, any-time access to make an appointment online with select medical providers.

Bayfront Health Medical Group and My Gynecologist affiliated with Bayfront Health Brooksville and Bayfront Health Spring Hill are among the first health care providers in the area to offer a real-time online booking service. Increasing the convenience of this new service, some appointments are available for a same-day or next-day visit to the provider’s office.

State Infrastructure Technology Bill Vetoed

A bill dealing with state infrastructure technology, sponsored by Representative Blaise Ingoglia has been vetoed by Gov. Rick Scott.

According to Ingoglia, the bill would have moved the state toward utilizing cloud technology. Ingoglia stated that if state agencies migrated to commercial cloud products, then millions in tax dollars could be saved. HB 5301 also would have created a cybersecurity task force, but Ingoglia emphasized that the major cost saver is cloud conversion.