Megan Hussey

The perfect production for Acorn Theatre: Shrek Jr.

The fanciful legend of Shrek has captivated audiences since the debut of the popular DreamWorks family film in 2001. Now the families of Hernando are sure to be entertained by “SHREK Jr.,” to be performed from August 13 to August 15 at the Live Oak Theatre, the Carol and Frank Morsani Center for the Arts, located at 21030 Cortez Boulevard, Brooksville. 

Fun, cash and a community cause at Summer Night Cash Bash

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When guests attend the Summer Night Cash Bash, an event presented by Senica A/C and the Hernando Builders Association, Saturday, Aug. 21, they stand to win more than $11,000 in cash prizes, including a $10,000 grand prize. Food and music, fun, and prizes will also be up for offer at this event, to be hosted by Marvelous Marvin 6 p.m. to finish at the Hernando County Shrine Club, 13400 Montour St., Brooksville.

Representing Brooksville on America’s Top Dog

Those residents who saw the July 20 episode of A&E’s canine competition series, “America’s Top Dog” saw a story about a girl and her dog that, in actuality, is so much more. Indeed, Brooksville Veterinary Technician Andrea Reid and her dog Knots are far more than just trainer and pet; They're best friends. "Knots gets me out of bed in the morning," said Reid of her 3-year-old Ibizan hound. "He runs to my bed and looks at me as if to say, 'Let's go!'"

The Miracle of Returning to Life After COVID

When Ronald "RJ" Wilkins Jr was diagnosed with COVID in May, the 30 year old was not expected to survive; and if he did, he was predicted to spend the rest of his life contending with long term brain injuries, this owing to the lack of oxygen reaching his brain during his illness.  Breathing and feeding tubes were inserted, and he was bed bound in his room at Bayfront Health Brooksville. 

Opportunities for educational enrichment

Education is much like sunshine for the soul and right now in Hernando County, the public has the opportunity to help provide educational enrichment for those who need it the most.

The Florida Organization of Human Services Conference is seeking workshop proposals for its "Resilient Horizons: Breaking Down Barriers," Flohs 2021 Virtual Conference, October 6-7, 2021.