Sarah Nachin

Marine deputies in the right place at the right time

by SARAH NACHIN
Hernando Sun Reporter

“Luck,” or coincidence, plus the quick action of two Hernando County sheriff’s deputies prevented an accident from becoming a tragedy when they rescued a baby from the Weeki Wachee River last Friday afternoon Jan. 3, 2020. 

Steve Snell, a seasoned Marine Deputy was training another officer - Patrol Deputy Zachary Burkhart for the job. Both men were operating sheriff’s office personal watercraft (PWC) to patrol the river. 

Local Teacher Scores a Hit with Second Screenplay

You would think that being a teacher, mother and grandmother would be enough to keep anyone busy, but Terri Emerson also finds time to be a screenwriter. Her first film entitled “Bernie, the Dolphin” premiered a year ago. Now the sequel has just been released. It premiered in St. Petersburg on Dec. 13, 2019 and is also available on DVD and digital download on demand. 

Florida Farm Bureau Federation Educates Students about Agriculture

Third graders at Chocachatti Elementary School, along with members of the 4-H Club were treated to a very special learning experience on Thursday, Dec. 12, 2019 to celebrate Ag Literacy Day. Dubbed an Ag Venture program, individuals representing various phases of agriculture paid a visit to the school to demonstrate and explain all about Florida’s agricultural industry. 

Farm Bureau Women Donate Gifts to Pace Center for Girls

You could see their faces light up with smiles as the three girls walked into the room and spied the table covered with an assortment of hair care items. The hair dryers, shampoo, conditioner, barrettes and other “goodies” were a gift from the Hernando/Citrus Farm Bureau Women's Leadership Committee to the young ladies at the Pace Center for Girls in Spring Hill.

Parent Academy of Hernando County Schools Hosts Fun and Educational STEAM Fest

When many of us we were in school, science and math may have been considered difficult and possibly even boring. However, for students in Hernando County these subjects are considered fun and interesting because of the STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math) program that is promoted here.