Hernando Sun Staff

Expanded downtown mural tours

BROOKSVILLE, Fla.- Join Jan Knowles, local historian and Arts Council’s Projects Coordinator, on a one-hour walking tour of downtown Brooksville’s murals and public art. Jan remarks, “We invite you to visit our historic downtown, learn the insider information on our murals, have a lovely luncheon at one of our excellent restaurants, and check out a shop or two.”  For access to additional information about each mural, QR codes on mural presentation plaques have been added to the tour.

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Premier Marketing Ribbon Cutting

The ribbon cutting for Premier Marketing LLC was held at the Hernando County Chamber of Commerce on Aug. 27, 2019.  Richard Linkul (center) owner of Premier Marketing cuts the ribbon. Mr. Linkul said he is extremely grateful to already have several clients, after launching the business in early June.  Mr. Linkul is a community leader and retired Marketing Director of Oak Hill Hospital. Premier Marketing’s purpose is to provide exceptional marketing services to serve the growing needs of the business community in the tri-county area as well as surrounding areas in mid-Florida.

Summer bucket-list lemonade stand

For the second summer in a row, the Barr kids set up shop in front of Southern Belle Realty in Brooksville offering lemonade for sale as well as cookies.  Emily Barr, mother of Rex, 11, Emma-Claire, 9 and Annie, 7, explained that she asked the kids what they wanted to get done during the final days of summer and they said that the lemonade stand was a definite bucket-list item to complete.

Florida Museum of Photographic Arts Competition finalist

Local Hernando County Marine Veteran and retired Hernando County Teacher has been selected as one of thirty finalists in the Florida Museum of Photographic Arts competition. David Harris is a member of the Timber Pines Community veterans group of Spring Hill and Life member of The Spring Hill Marine Corps League Detachment #708. Mr. Harris’ photo was chosen as one of thirty finalists from hundreds of submissions. Photos may be viewed on display at the Museum’s LED screen at the museum in Tampa for ninety days.  

GOD FORGIVES AND RESTORES

We all stand on common ground when it comes to making bad choices and terrible decisions but this does not have to be the end of our story. Missing the mark is common when we give our emotions the power to guide and lead us and we can make a mess out of things in a hurry. However, there is a huge difference between allowing our mistakes to keep us in the bondage of hopelessness and believing that he can save and deliver us.

What if it is true?

Life is filled with thoughts and ideas. Many spend their time trying to keep busy because they do not want to think about what God expects from them. The strategy is to live in a state of distraction so their conscience will never have the occasion to pause and ponder about the true meaning of life. Everyone is unique and that's what makes life interesting but I was thinking the other day about how many are always on the go and never sit still for a moment unless they are forced to stop.

Bobcats gain momentum with first win against Florida Gateway College

PHSC and Florida Gateway College are the only two colleges that are in their division status (Region 8, Division II).  The advantage of this is that the players can build up fundamental techniques and push their game experience from playing higher division teams

Bobcats have three more games against Florida Gateway College and the team that acquires the most wins will host the tournament game on February 16th.  The winner of that game goes to North Carolina for Regionals.

Funding requested for infrastructure projects that reduce flooding and protect springs

(Brooksville, FL) At the Monday, December 3, 2018 Hernando County Legislative Delegation meeting, the Hernando County Board of County Commissioners requested funding for infrastructure projects that will create and maintain functionally appropriate, sustainable, accessible and high-quality facilities in our community. The delegation included Chairman Representative Blaise Ingoglia, Vice Chairman Representative Ralph Massullo, Jr., M.D. and Senator Wilton Simpson.

The following projects were presented to the delegation for potential funding: