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Obituaries: October 27, 2016

Jack Allender Jackie L. “Jack” Allender, 78, passed away Oct. 24, 2016, at the Baptist East Hospital in Louisville, Ken., He was a resident of La Grange, Ken., and former…

Unassuming heroes

Unassuming heroes

PUBLISHED OCT. 27, 2016 Unassuming heroes By MITCH TRAPHAGEN mitch@observernews.net Jack Garman died on Tuesday, Sept. 20, at the age of 72. In the annals of history, he will remain…

Ruskin Seafood Festival

Ruskin Seafood Festival

PUBLISHED OCT. 27, 2016 Seafood festival to attract another record-breaking crowd By LOIS KINDLE lois@observernews.net The Ruskin Seafood Festival, South Shore’s most highly attended event, is set to take place…

Weather ambassadors

Weather ambassadors

PUBLISHED OCT. 27, 2016 Community ambassadors sought to work with weather station personnel Valencia Lakes resident is first ambassador for south county area By PENNY FLETCHER penny@observernews.net The recent late-season…

Walk to End Alzheimer’s

Walk to End Alzheimer’s

PUBLISHED OCT. 27, 2016 South Shore Walk to End Alzheimer’s nets more than $80,000 By LOIS KINDLE lois@observernews.net A bit of misty rain didn’t dampen the spirits of over 600 area…

Operation Medicine Chest

Operation Medicine Chest

PUBLISHED OCT. 27, 2016 Residents invited to safely ditch their old, unwanted drugs at Operation Medicine Chest By LOIS KINDLE lois@observernews.net Many of us remember a time when officials told…

Bradentucky Bombers

Bradentucky Bombers

PUBLISHED OCT. 27, 2016 Hometown Spotlight: Birth of the Bombers By ANDREA SHAY Valeri Borstelmann is a founding member of the Bradentucky Bombers, Bradenton’s all-female roller derby team. She’s been…

Embracing the SCC lifestyle

Embracing the SCC lifestyle

PUBILSHED OCT. 27, 2016 Verona residents boost CA memberships; embrace SCC lifestyle By PHYLLIS HODGES hodgespress@gmail.com As of Sept. 30, the Sun City Center Community Association had 11,429 members. That…

Obituaries: October 20, 2016

Wayne Bensman Wayne Trueman Bensman, age 90, of Sun City Center, Florida, passed away October 11, 2016. He was retired as a Doctor of Optometry; served in the Air Force…

Car lot of dreams

Car lot of dreams

PUBLISHED OCT. 20, 2016 On U.S. 41: A new home for an old favorite and a car lot of dreams By MITCH TRAPHAGEN mitch@observernews.net On a September day in 2011,…

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