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Annual Ruskin Tomato & Heritage Festival is a wrap

Annual Ruskin Tomato & Heritage Festival is a wrap

This year’s event took place May 11 at E. G. Simmons Regional Park and drew thousands of visitors. Highlights included a Roamin’ Oldies car show of 35 vintage and custom…

Don’t be lazy: It messes with dessert!

Don’t be lazy: It messes with dessert!

Chamber News & Views I get invited to tons of events each week. I don’t think I am exaggerating all that much. And I’d say about 99 percent of these…

Calling area bachelors…

Calling area bachelors…

The search is on for Senior Bachelors of South Shore calendar By PHYLLIS HODGES Eleven years ago, the South Shore Chapter of Aqua Viva Divas created a calendar featuring Sun…

Memorial for Justin Goff

Memorial for Justin Goff

Community comes together to honor one of the fallen The community came together May 4 to mourn the loss of Ruskin native and Sgt. 1st Class Justin Lowell Goff —…

Ruskin Elementary, 5 Others asked to seek new mascots

Ruskin Elementary, 5 Others asked to seek new mascots

East Bay retains ‘Indians’ nickname By STEPHEN FLANAGAN JACKSON East Bay High School will remain the East Bay Indians, but the Ruskin Elementary Braves will no longer carry the nickname…

Watermelon rind pickles on sale now!

Watermelon rind pickles on sale now!

Watermelon rind pickles on sale now! The GFWC Ruskin Woman’s Club’s annual batch of watermelon rind pickles is on sale now for $7 a pint. To place an order, call…

Lennard Academic All Stars

Lennard Academic All Stars

Academic All Stars Lennard Longhorn Academic All Stars in basketball were recently named. From left: Nicholas Davis, Coach Zarko Stojakovic, Maurice Pickett II and David Flannery, all seniors, selected by…

Horns drop district finale 1-0

Horns drop district finale 1-0

Lennard must win 2 to make state baseball finals By STEVE JACKSON The bad news is the Lennard Longhorns lost 1-0 to Braden River in Lennard’s first-ever appearance in a…

Memorial Day Ceremony, Last Roll Call

Memorial Day Ceremony, Last Roll Call

Thank a Vet for your freedom and remember the fallen this Memorial Day holiday. Greater love has no one than this: to lay down one’s life for one’s friends. —John 15:13…

Cancer brings couple together

Cancer brings couple together

Racing and cancer bring Ruskin couple together By STEPHEN FLANAGAN JACKSON One is a 55-year-old, partially-disabled male US Army veteran from a large town in New Jersey. The other is…

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