The University of Florida Gators won the College Baseball World Series by defeating fellow Southeastern Conference (SEC) team Louisiana State University (LSU) Tigers. The Gators won the best of three series by winning the first two games. The Gators relied on their excellent pitching throughout the World Series.
Summer means road trips. The children are out of school, so families travel to visit their relatives and friends. This summer past time has been memorialized in the movies usually by comedies that rely on a series of unfortunate events to create awkwardly humorous situations.
On a turn of State Road 476 between Lake Lindsey and Nobleton a headless dinosaur stands on the side of the road. It has become a landmark and merchandise for the area bears its likeness. The dinosaur is extremely realistic, the cement has been textured to resemble a leathery skin. On a foggy day you could imagine you are seeing a real live Brontosaurus as they existed 150 million years ago.
Something that is very important to those old enough to recall is when electric power service first became available. Historian Frasier Mountain illuminated the importance of this by speaking for a significant amount of time on when electrical service came to different areas of the county. This was literally a life altering experience for the the residents of the area and they remember when electricity first became available where they lived.
The Hernando County School District is upgrading some of their technological equipment. They upgraded student computers, other equipment, and laptop tops for the teachers. A majority of the money for this upgrade came from the state of Florida in the form of Digital Classrooms Program (DCP) Plans & Allocation and a portion came from the School District's General Fund.
The Bradley massacre was an indian attack on a Capt. Robert Duke Bradley's homestead during the Third Seminole War. Two of Bradley's children were killed in the attack which happened in Hernando County on May 14, 1856. On June 2, 1887, Hernando county was split into three counties the site of the Bradley massacre was located in the new Pasco county. It is located about five miles south of Hernando county on Bellamy Brother's Road. There is a historical marker on the east side of the road just past Darby Road as you head south.
Monticello's Pizza is located in Ridge Manor at the Sunrise Plaza near Winn Dixie. In addition to pizza they serve subs and a number of other Italian favorites.