April 2020

Vice and Narcotics Search Warrant - 871 Josephine Street, Brooksville

On 04-24-2020, detectives with the Hernando County Sheriff's Office Vice and Narcotics Unit executed a residential search warrant at 871 Josephine Street in Brooksville.

Information was received regarding the distribution of narcotics occurring at this location.

Investigation revealed the resident, David Gayle B/M DOB/10-12-1976, was selling narcotics from the residence.

DeSantis, Trump Discuss Reopening Florida

April 28, 2020

by Jim Turner, NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA

TALLAHASSEE --- Appearing Tuesday with President Donald Trump in the White House Oval Office, Gov. Ron DeSantis said he will announce a plan Wednesday for the initial phase of Florida’s gradual reopening from the coronavirus pandemic.

Trump, meanwhile, suggested Florida could be “cutting off” travel from Brazil. DeSantis replied “not necessarily” about Florida imposing a travel ban from the South American country, which has seen a spike in cases of COVID-19, the deadly respiratory disease caused the coronavirus.

All Hernando County park and beach locations to re-open to the public

(Brooksville, FL) At the Tuesday, April 28, 2020 regular Board of County Commission (BOCC) meeting, the BOCC voted to re-open all Hernando County park and beach locations, including Alfred McKethan/Pine Island Park and Rogers Park beach area, for public use beginning Wednesday, April 29, 2020. Residents are encouraged to follow the CDC guidelines and restrictions outlined below while visiting Hernando County park locations:

Office Claustrophobia

Back in November our granddaughter, Sneaks, moved in with us.  It was a sudden thing, and I don’t know all the whys.  Her aunt, uncle, and nephew (my daughter, son-in-law, and grandson—Cocoa Bean, Skipper, and Rex) came over and helped move my office to the garage.  I was highly impressed that it only took us three hours in the early afternoon to relocate my computer and desk, the TV and DVD boxes and cords, file cabinet and four other wood and plastic sets of drawers, two tall bookshelves and all those books, the clothes and equipment (some dating back t

Last Chance to Bag Your Bird

Sadly, all things must come to an end, or so I’ve so often heard stated.  But, this Sunday at sunset, ends this year’s Spring Gobbler Season; and what a season it has been!  My clients and I have enjoyed some remarkable success and witnessed some amazing sunrises and lots of beautiful wildlife.  Wild turkeys have been abundant in each part of the state I’ve travelled to, but none more so than right here in my home county.

Parents and Students Adjust to Virtual Learning

Virtual schooling has been a new and challenging experience for most students, parents and teachers. It was born out of necessity due to the coronavirus quarantine. The system was put into place very quickly and, with anything innovative, there have been some glitches along the way. However, for the most part, everyone involved has adapted to online schooling.