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Science Superstars

Posted on April 20, 2014 at 7:50 am

Bushnell Elementary School would like to congratulate (from left to right seated) Wyatt Mandahl in Mrs. Beverly Ray’s class, Auston Chisenhall in Mrs. Melynda Shea’s class, Wyatt Dietz in Mrs. Kelli Stephenson’s class, Delaney Egan in Mrs. Dawn Moses’s class and Alexander Perry in Mrs. Elizabeth Camp’s class for being the Science Super Stars for the third grading period by scoring the highest on a special science test. These students

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Business Highlight

  • Dogs & Suds, LLC

    Posted on April 16, 2014 at 3:56 am

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    Dogs and Suds offers great professional service in a friendly, clean and homey atmosphere without the hassle of those expensive pet salons. We are located at 4243 CR 466, across from Walmart, next to Murphy’s Express Gas Station in Oxford, Florida. We are open from 8:00 am – 4:00 pm, Monday through Saturday. We provide personalized hands-on care for your pets. Our groomers will discuss with you the specific needs

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  • Badcock Home Furniture & More

    Posted on April 9, 2014 at 9:38 am

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    Badcock Home Furniture & More has been serving customers at our current location of 421 West Belt Avenue since 2000 (352-568-0993). Recently the store transitioned from a corporate operated store to a dealer store in September of 2012. We offer complete furnishings for your home and yard. We offer a wide variety of appliances for your kitchen from trusted manufactures such as GE, Amana, Whirlpool, Frigidaire and Maytag. Need electronics?

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Sumter County Bass Tournament Makes a Big Splash

Posted on April 20, 2014 at 8:06 am

Sumter County and the Sumter County Tourism Development Council hosted the first annual ‘General Sumter’s Last Stand – Big Fish Bass Tournament’ at Lake Panasoffkee Saturday, April 5th. The tournament promoted Sumter County tourism and drew visitors and locals alike. The top prize of $3000 was awarded to the catch of the day, a 6.14 pounds bass caught by Lake Panasoffkee’s own Allen Whitt. Afterward, spectators were treated to a

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  • Church Celebrates Anniversary

    Posted on April 18, 2014 at 7:49 am

    Village of Grace Baptist Church, located at 11896 U.S. Highway 301 in Oxford, Florida will be celebrating their second anniversary as a congregation on Sunday, April 20th. Village of Grace held its first service on Easter Sunday, 2012 in the Conference Room of the the Holiday Inn Express near Spanish Springs in The Villages. The church will also be celebrating its one-year anniversary in its building in Oxford. The church

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  • Pet of the Week

    Posted on April 16, 2014 at 9:45 am

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    Gabby is a young female tiger striped beauty. Gabby is a sweet little girl that has been spayed, is current on her vaccines and has a micro chip. If you are interested in Gabby or any of the Humane Society’s other great pets you can visit them at our facility located at 994 C.R. 529A Lake Panasoffkee. Visiting hours are 9:30 a.m. to noon or 1:30 to 3 p.m. You

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Sports

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Sumter SWAT 14u : Champions

Posted on April 18, 2014 at 7:58 am

Sumter SWAT wins the 16u, NSA April Fools Classic on April 5 & 6 in Clermont at the National Training Center. Great Job, Ladies

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  • Summer Soccer at Hickory Point

    Posted on April 11, 2014 at 9:54 am

    Lake County Soccer Club is offering a 3v3 Summer Friday Night Soccer League at Hickory Point Recreational Facility. The small sided games offer a lot of quick action, good skill practice with plenty of touches on the soccer ball and helps develop player’s tactical awareness and skills. This league is open to ages 4-14. Games run for 5 weeks, 2 games played each Friday Night, from 6-9 p.m. There are

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  • “Zombies on the Green” Golf Tournament

    Posted on April 8, 2014 at 10:14 am

    The Home Builders Association of Lake-Sumter will host its 23nd Annual Golf Tournament on Friday April 25th at the breathtaking Harbor Hills Country Club in Lady Lake. Tee Time is 8:30 and prizes will be awarded at the luncheon immediately following the tournament. The public is invited to participate and sponsorships are also available. Sign up sheets for golfers and sponsorships can be found on our website www.LakeSumterHBA.com. Entry fee

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Lifestyles

Map and Compass Class

Posted on April 18, 2014 at 7:42 am

Join us April 26, Saturday, 10 am – 1 pm for Introduction to Orienteering – map and compass class on the park grounds at Dade Battlefield Historic State Park. Learn how to navigate the woods without a GPS unit!  Cost is $3/car load or annual park pass. Dade Battlefield Historic State Park, 7200 CR 603, Bushnell, FL 33513, 352-793-4781

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  • Mills High School Reunion

    Posted on April 13, 2014 at 9:44 am

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    To all schoolmates who attended or have ties with the former Mills High School of Webster, FL, we are inviting and looking forward to reuniting with you on April 26, 2014  from 9 AM–6 PM. at Hickory Point Recreational Facility, 107 North Lake Avenue, Tavares, FL (352) 343-3777. We will assemble to discuss future plans & rekindle relationships. We will dine (self pay) at Golden Corral Buffet in Tavares. Reunion

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  • Should I Attend this Support Group?

    Posted on April 11, 2014 at 10:05 am

    Sometimes at the beginning of our meetings someone will ask, “should I be here?” I tell them that, “I can’t answer that but before the meeting goes too far you will know.” And generally people stay. Even if you’re not seriously depressed the benefits of experiencing positive attitudes and sharing are quite beneficial. COME SEE! The Lake Panasoffkee Depression and Anxiety Disorder Support Group meets the third Thursday of each

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Entertainment

Dining in the Dark

Posted on April 20, 2014 at 8:14 am

Tickets are going fast for this year’s Dining in the Dark event. Served in darkness, the fourth annual Dining in the Dark for New Vision event will be a unique expedition in to a world of smell, taste, sound and texture. The dinner is designed to raise awareness and funds for New Vision for Independence, a local non-profit agency that provides rehabilitation, community education, and support services for people with

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  • Easter Celebration

    Posted on April 16, 2014 at 9:50 am

    On Saturday, April 19th, hop on over to Coleman Ballfied for an Easter Egg Hunt hosted by Care4Kids, from 10 a.m. until . . . The Easter Bunny will make a special appearance. There will be prizes – candy – music and more! Thousand of eggs to be found.

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  • Easter Egg Hunt in Coleman

    Posted on April 15, 2014 at 9:48 am

    Join us Saturday, April 19th at City of Coleman Ballpark, starting at 10 a.m. Bring your baskets – there will be 5000 plus eggs, candy, gifts, surprises, toys. FREE. Everyone is invited. Hosted by Care4Kids.

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