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What we are thankful for

November 28, 2017 - 00:40

This is the time to remember what you are thankful for. We, at The Hernando Sun, would like to take a few moments to remember some of the people who helped us to build this paper.

It all started on Nov. 11, 2014 when Hernando Today closed their doors after almost 28 years. There were a number of us that felt a void had been created in our community. A local paper is so important for the identity of a community.

CANDY CANE ACRES

November 27, 2017 - 01:58

CANDY CANE ACRES
FRIDAYS & SATURDAYS ONLY
DEC. 1 THRU 16, 2017 6:30 TO 9:30 PM
THIS IS A RECURRING EVENT

There will be light displays, parade of trees,Santa's Workshop, Children's games, Mrs Claus kitchen model train display and much more. Cost $10.00 per car load which includes 10 free tickets to be used for activities. For more information, visit
www.HernandoFairgrounds.com or call 352-796-4552. Hernando Co. Fairgrounds is located on US 41 in Brooksville.

Spring Hill ex-parachuter receives honor award

November 14, 2017 - 00:40
Mel Greene with his Medal of Honor

A Spring Hill man was recently honored as the 2017 82nd Airborne-All American Medal of Honor Award Winner.

Mel Greene, a resident of Hernando County since 1992, was "shocked" when notified of the award at the 82nd Army Airborne Association Convention this past August in Orlando. Greene's honor included leading a parade of approximately 300 troops and Veterans through Disney World down Main Street in the Magic Kingdom. Later that night, Greene addressed the convention, attended by more than 700 people, where he received the special medallion and official honor award.

Prep your shoeboxes now for Operation Christmas Child collection week

November 10, 2017 - 01:43

“It’s a great honor to be part of this wonderful ministry,” says Barb Stanley of Samaritan’s Purse Operation Christmas Child (OCC). Barb and her husband Dave are local team leaders for the annual shoebox collections for Operation Christmas Child.

Chances are, you are familiar with the shoebox project, but for those who are not, each year churches, schools, families and individuals all over the world donate shoeboxes containing gift items to be delivered to children living in dire poverty worldwide.

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