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First Lennard High School grad to go pro

First Lennard High School grad to go pro

Baseball career started at East Bay Little League for pitcher with hopes of making it to the big show By STEVE JACKSON Jackson Tetreault In some of these new-fangled, large…

Herrick leads the way with arm, bat and words

Herrick leads the way with arm, bat and words

Sharks post 2 big wins, lose heartbreaker By STEVE JACKSON The Riverside Sharks senior, Bubba Herrick, had a good week, leading his team to 2 wins with a home run…

Tarrant’s blast ends week on high note

Tarrant’s blast ends week on high note

Lennard keeps top spot in division By STEVE JACKSON steve@observernews.net A disappointing loss to Riverview did not diminish last week’s two wins, a rout and a nail-biter, for coach Kennedy…

Local event features chocolates to die for

Local event features chocolates to die for

About 250 people packed the clubhouse at Summerfield Crossings Golf Club, April 12, for the 5th annual Death by Chocolate fundraiser. The evening was filled with live music by singer/guitarist…

Chamber News & Views

Chamber News & Views

It’s okay to say no For a little word, “no” certainly carries a big punch. And it somehow has become akin to those four letter words we cannot mention in…

11th annual Kite Fest is a wrap

11th annual Kite Fest is a wrap

The Apollo Beach Beautification Committee’s annual Kite Fest at Apollo Beach Nature Preserve drew more than 50 children and adults to experience a couple hours of relaxation and fun. Brenda…

‘Romance scam’ ramping up locally

‘Romance scam’ ramping up locally

Local law enforcement warns residents not to fall victim to a romance scam By LOIS KINDLE An old scam, preying on the loneliness of seniors, is taking many new victims…

Draw In was great fun

Draw In was great fun

If you didn’t attend the Draw In, you truly missed out This year’s Draw In at the Firehouse Cultural Center had a plethora of interesting hands-on arts activities, and by…

Preschool within high school — the Little Longhorns

Preschool within high school — the Little Longhorns

The “Little Longhorns” Lennard High School offers community preschool within high school By STEPHEN FLANAGAN JACKSON The Little Longhorns preschool offers double-duty magic: it’s a program with high school students…

Mini Relay for Life

Mini Relay for Life

This year’s SCC Mini-Relay for Life brings in thousands The Sun City Center Mini-Relay for Life took place April 11 on the grounds of Freedom Plaza’s Golfview Terrace. Through sponsorships…

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