Citrus Memorial hosts orthopedic seminar

Dr. Constantine ToumbisCitrus Memorial Hospital will present an Orthopedic seminar on Wednesday, March 29 at 5:30pm at Citrus Hills Golf and Country Club in the Hampton Room.

“Minimally Invasive Techniques, Lasers and the Future of Spine Surgery”will feature a presentation from Dr. Constantine Toumbis of Citrus Spine Institute.

Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 17:30

Suspect identified in Sunday's chase, shooting

The Citrus County Sheriff's Office on Monday identified the man who was said to have shot at the Sabal Trail pipeline, then fled and was later killed by deputies in Citrus County.
The man has been identified as Leroy Marker, 66, of 150 Smallwood Dr., Chokoloskee, Fla.
Marker died of his injuries after engaging law enforcement officers and was shot and killed.
On Sunday, deputies responded to an "active shooter" inci

Veterans Treatment Court seeks volunteer male mentors

Being a Veterans Treatment Court Mentor doesn’t take a lot of time… and it may change the life of a fellow vet. 
The unique piece about Veterans Treatment Court is the presence of volunteer veteran mentors for the participants. 
Male veterans are matched with male mentors and female veterans are matched with female mentors.

Sabal Trail incident leads to chase, suspect's death

Citrus County deputies, Marion county deputies and the Florida Highway Patrol were led on a wild chase from Marion to Citrus County after a man shot at a pipe in the Sabal Trail natural gas pipeline. The man was stopped near Floral City, and when he engage deputies, he was killed in the process. (PHOTO: Citrus County Sheriff's Office on February 26, 2017).
Protests against the Sabal Trail natural gas pipeline went to another level on Sunday when a man began shooting at the pipes in Marion County, and fled to Citrus County, where he died after being shot.

MPO public workshop slated

The Hernando/Citrus Metropolitan Planning Organization’s (MPO) Consultant, Kimley-Horn will conduct a Public Workshop for the Crystal River Congestion Management Study on Tuesday, February 28, 2017, from 4:30 to 6:00 p.m., at the Crystal River City Hall Council Chambers, 123 US19, Crystal River, FL 34428.

Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 16:30

UF/IFAS Extension Citrus County 4-H holds County Events Day

This year, more than 100 youths participated at 4-H County Events Day held at Cornerstone Baptist Church in Inverness. [ Click image for larger photo ]
Each year, Citrus County 4-H members compete at the county and district level to demonstrate what they have learned through their 4-H work.
Through this demonstration of knowledge and skills, 4-H youth reflect mastery – one of the essential elements of 4-H youth development. 
This year, more than 100 youths participated at 4-H County Events Day held at Cornerstone Baptist Church in Inverness. The young people showcased their project work with Demonstrations and Illustrated Talks, Public Speaking and Share the Fun.


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