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A Wedding to Remember

Hannah & Shane Walker

Every young woman dreams of a perfect wedding to remember. But few would dream of a wedding taking place in a hospital.

Hannah Bryan and her fiancé, Shane Walker, who live in Aberdeen, Maryland planned to be wed in October of this year, but she wanted her beloved grandfather, Jimmie Nichols, to walk her down the aisle since her father was no longer living.

Private school celebrates 35 years of helping students be the “best independent learners they can be”

The Spring Hill campus didn’t have many trees, when they constructed the first building.

Many years ago there were two educators that became heavily involved in education in Hernando County. They had worked in the Peace Corps in Peru setting up schools and later worked in inner-city schools in New York. Dr. Maglio taught child development and psychology courses in colleges and universities for a number of years. The Maglios often attended the Hernando County School Board meetings, offering suggestions based on their experience. The school board probably felt a sense of relief when they announced that they were opening a private school in Brooksville.

Filling up the mason jars

(L-R): Elijah Torres, Stephania Torres, Jane Russell Geddings (Miss Jane) holding “Mudpie” - the piggy bank, Samantha Sanborn, Aaron Trombley.

Live theater is alive and well in Hernando County. This is evidenced by the fact that Live Oak Theatre is celebrating its eighth year entertaining local audiences and has ambitious plans to expand.

With more than 150 people in its company, most of them young people ages seven to twenty-two, the troupe performs three shows a year. Its last show Annie was such a hit that they held eight performances. This was both a blessing and a challenge.

Flags at half-staff to honor Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School victims

PSA

Gov. Rick Scott, "In honor and remembrance of the victims of the senseless violence committed at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, on February 14, 2018, I hereby direct the flags of the United States and the State of Florida to be flown at half-staff at all local and state buildings, installations, and grounds throughout the State of Florida. The flags shall be lowered immediately and remain at half-staff until sunset on Monday, February 19, 2018."