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Appalachian Road Show set to appear at SYR in Brooksville

By JESSICA WILLIAMS
HERNANDO SUN

The Appalachian Road Show is excited to come back to Sertoma Youth Ranch again this year! They’re wrapping up their second album in their Nashville Studio but they had time to stop by and visit again! 
 

Their Grammy-Nominated Fiddler, Jim VanCleve, graciously took the time to have an interview with us. 
 

Here is his interview and unique story he shared with reporter, Jessica Williams.  

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Time running out to get your Cash Bash tickets

Only 3 more days including today for you to get your Cash Bash Tickets.  August 9th is the deadline to get your tickets. NO tickets will be sold at the door the day of the event.  One $100 ticket gets you two dinners or one $75 ticket gets you one dinner and a chance to win $10,000 on Saturday, August 17, 2019.  The last ticket drawn will be the winner of the $10,000.  Only 450 tickets will be sold for the event.

Marker 48 Celebrates the John Reeves Incident

On March 2, 1965, John Reeves strolled near his home which was someplace near where Marker 48 is today and the Western Way Plaza.   As the story goes, Reeves noticed a strange disk-shaped object sitting on or near his property. It rested on legs extending from the bottom of the craft.   According to the legend, Reeves estimated the craft to be around 40-feet in diameter. Enough room for a few friends to comfortably take a road space trip.

Shred a Thon event raises funds for rescue boat

by ROCCO MAGLIO

On Saturday May 25, 2019 a Shred-a-thon was held at the Towne Square Mall to help people and businesses get rid of their unwanted financial documents. This helps to prevent identity theft and other types of financial crimes.

A mobile shredding truck from Shred Quick was on hand to shred unwanted documents. The papers were put into a garbage can and lifted into the truck.

Dining under the Stars

BY HERNANDO SUN STAFF

Photography courtesy of Trevor Barlow, Monocle Design Solutions

On Saturday May 4, 2019 the Inaugural Farm to Table Fundraiser, 'Dining Under The Stars' took place on Main Street in front of the historic courthouse. Main Street was closed and tables and chairs were set up in the street.

Tickets for Dining Under The Stars cost $100.00 per person with proceeds going to benefit the MFCS, Inc. Children’s Advocacy Center of Hernando County.

2019 Brooksville Blueberry Festival is growing

The Second annual Brooksville Blueberry Festival was held this weekend, it was a smashing success. The Florida Blueberry festival left Brooksville in 2017 and many residents felt that they had lost something. John Lee of Coney Island and a group of dedicated people set out and created a local Blueberry Festival to replace the festival that had left Brooksville.