Community

Events

Poll Workers Appreciation 'Movie Star' Luncheon

Joan Ebbecke dressed as Fiona from Shrek

Monday, April 17th, poll workers were feted with a luncheon at the Timber Pines Performing Arts Center, and poll workers who went above and beyond during the 2016 Elections were recognized for their hard work. Many awards were given out for the Most Dedicated, the Most Enthusiastic, the 1st to Upload Election Results, Most Patriotic Dresser and even the Poll Worker Song Bird, who sang to her team mates when no voters were present. The theme was the Red Carpet and poll workers were encouraged to come dressed as their favorite movie star.

History

The Bradley massacre: "last such attack east of the Mississippi"

Billy Bowlegs, Seminole Chief from History of the Indian tribes of North America (1872) McKenney, Thomas Loraine, 1785-1859; Hall, James, 1793-1868

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.

Faith

Corruption in politics does not exist

by Barry Durmaz

Just when you thought last year’s Presidential campaign had gotten as ugly as ever—think again. Only three weeks into the Trump Administration and from my perspective, the speeches, debates, and conversations in federal politics set new heights of “shock and awe.” Individual character and the maligning of such is all too often par for the course although not exclusively true.

Garden

Out and About

Subscribe to Out and About