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High-School Football: Lennard pounds Leto; East Bay, Riverview lose close games

High-School Football: Lennard pounds Leto; East Bay, Riverview lose close games

By KEVIN BRADY Resilient is the word of the week in the Lennard Longhorns locker room. A week after a difficult 56-0 loss to Armwood, one of the top teams…

Sign up for a chance to sleep over with Stanley

Sign up for a chance to sleep over with Stanley

Are you ready to experience camping in a different way? How about camping out within yards of more than 40 various exotic animals such as a lion, tigers, bears and…

Not exactly the Orange Blossom Special… But this Parrish train and museum whistle a blast from the past … and the famous Special sits nearby

Not exactly the Orange Blossom Special… But this Parrish train and museum whistle a blast from the past … and the famous Special sits nearby

By CHERE SIMMONS Going back in time is easier than you might think. Not literally, but certainly figuratively. Surround yourself with trappings of a bygone era — like boarding a…

Banking needs taught as part of mission work

Banking needs taught as part of mission work

By PENNY FLETCHER The difference between Good Samaritan Mission in Balm and most other missions is that there is no handout without a hand-up. That means people don’t just line…

Leading GOP candidates visit SCC

Leading GOP candidates visit SCC

By KEVIN BRADY A visit by leading Republican candidates to Sun City Center on Monday, Oct. 27, was a chance to shake some friendly hands and maybe win some votes,…

Success has many faces

Success has many faces

By CHERE SIMMONS Though it seems inconceivable that an abused woman would keep returning to the person causing her pain or controlling her life, studies have shown that two-thirds of…

Heroic deed honored. Man who saved couple’s lives says “Anybody would have done it”

Heroic deed honored. Man who saved couple’s lives says “Anybody would have done it”

By PENNY FLETCHER It isn’t every day that top state officials of a company come together to honor a heroic deed performed by one of its employees. But that’s exactly…

Riverview bands march into state finals

Riverview bands march into state finals

By KEVIN BRADY A team of mostly freshmen and sophomores making it to the high school football playoffs? Suggest that at the start of football season, and you might get…

’Tis the season for the Seafood Festival

’Tis the season for the Seafood Festival

Despite constant growth and many changes over the past 26 years, the Ruskin Seafood Festival, South Hillsborough’s largest event, has managed to keep its community focus.  By MITCH TRAPHAGEN Mother…

Letters to the Editor: October 30, 2014

  Next of kin to pay for veterans funeral ceremony Dear Editor, A few weeks ago I wrote a letter to the editor taking the Secretary of Defense, Chuck Hagel,…

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