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Obituaries: January 28, 2016

Jennie Mary Citrano Jennie Mary Citrano,  98, of Sun City Center, Fla., passed away January 19, 2016. She was born in Chicago, Ill., on June 30, 1917, and was the…

The Real Steel Riders of Wimauma: Globe of Death: A circus family’s tradition

The Real Steel Riders of Wimauma: Globe of Death: A circus family’s tradition

By LISA STARK In a breathtaking, gravity-defying motorcycle performance, the Curtis family of daredevils (The Real Steel Riders) showed what they were made of at the 2016 annual Gibtown Bike…

Sun City Center performers “show off” to fill South County food pantries

Sun City Center performers “show off” to fill South County food pantries

By PENNY FLETCHER Those who lived along the Little Manatee River 20 years ago may still remember when the old “Cabaret” was demolished. In the years prior to that, anyone…

Living with Alzheimer’s: A program for people with dementia

Living with Alzheimer’s: A program for people with dementia

  The diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease is life-changing and leads to many questions: What will this mean for me and my family? How do I plan for the future? Where…

Promoter betting clean comedy will find local audience as music festival takes back seat

Promoter betting clean comedy will find local audience as music festival takes back seat

By KEVIN BRADY There is an untapped market for clean, often Christian-centered, comedy in South County and Rick Lindsay is betting it’s a big one. “There’s a whole world of…

Just a Thought

By JASON MARTIN It will never cease to amaze me how much things can change in a day. Now you add six more days, and everything is upside down. I…

Safe at Home III: Mo falls in love

Safe at Home III: Mo falls in love

By JIMMY CURTIS Mo is in love. We have found a beautiful, kind, loving woman who treats Mo like a baby. She fixes his meals, cleans his house, tucks him…

Safe at Home

Safe at Home

By JIMMY CURTIS Met my new neighbor the other day. He was facedown in the parking lot. I assisted him to his feet and, after brief introductions, away he went…

Safe at Home II: Men in wheelchairs don’t stagger

Safe at Home II: Men in wheelchairs don’t stagger

By JIMMY CURTIS We escorted Mo home last night, giddy as a teenager who raided his father’s liquor cabinet. Good thing old men in wheelchairs don’t stagger. It was a…

Ferry project temporarily stalls for South County

Ferry project temporarily stalls for South County

By PENNY FLETCHER A new pilot project is now a four-way deal between Hillsborough and Pinellas Counties and the cities of St. Petersburg and Tampa. As reported Jan. 7 in…

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