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Lecanto High School art students chosen to represent Florida for National Christmas Tree  Citrus County Chronicle

Of all the schools in Florida, Lecanto High School was chosen to represent the state this year by creating ornaments that will accompany the 2018 National ...

Local student arrested in connection with school shooting threat  Citrus County Chronicle

A Lecanto High School student from Dunnellon was arrested Thursday morning after he confessed to sharing a school shooting threat on a social media app ...

On Senior Night, Lecanto pins county rival Citrus  Citrus County Chronicle

LECANTO — It was only fitting on Senior Night for the Lecanto wrestling team that a senior clinched a 42-36 dual-meet victory over county-rival Citrus.

Citrus retains 'B' grade; schools see slightly more losses than gains  Citrus County Chronicle

Citrus County's elementary schools suffered the greatest setbacks of all the schools in the district, according to school-grade data released Wednesday ...

Lecanto edges Citrus at home to split season series  Citrus County Chronicle

LECANTO — As the final buzzer sounded, a raucous celebration was triggered amongst the home team and its fans.

Wolf Pack beats Lecanto late | Sports  Citrus County Chronicle

LECANTO — Last year's winless season for Lecanto High School was peppered with the Panthers on the wrong end of several big shutouts, but coach Greg ...

Vote For Me: Lecanto High School Senior Makes A Bid For Citrus County School Board  WUSF News

Florida students have not shied away from debating public policy since the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. Now, some are taking it a.

Girls soccer titles are up for grabs | Sports  Citrus County Chronicle

Lecanto is coming off a record season that took it to the final four of the state playoffs, with hopes of surpassing that journey as the latest girls soccer campaign.

Student who made school shooting threat to decide on either change of plea or trial date  Citrus County Chronicle

Circuit Court Judge Richard “Ric” Howard had a couple questions for Conner Nee, the teenage Citrus Springs boy accused of making a school-shooting threat ...

School district investigation finds principal sent inappropriate text messages to teacher  Citrus County Chronicle

Former Lecanto Middle School principal Brian Lancaster will resume teaching duties after resigning during an investigation into allegations of unprofessional ...

Golfers get into the swing of things | Sports  Citrus County Chronicle

Despite Mother Nature's best efforts, the boys and girls golf season is in fact underway — whether you're a coach entering his 22nd year like Doug Warren for ...

Mother of teen who made school-shooting threat takes plea deal for hiding guns from police  Citrus County Chronicle

Nancy York, the Citrus Springs woman who hid from police firearms that were used as props in a school-shooting threat her son allegedly made on a social ...

Citrus High School to host 25th marching band competition  Citrus County Chronicle

For some things, you just have to be there to appreciate them fully. Such is the case for the flamboyant audio-visual buffet of sensory stimuli to be served up at.

School shooting threat: Florida teen, 16, accused of sending Snapchat image with gun, taunts  Orlando Sentinel

A 16-year-old Florida boy has been arrested after threatening to shoot up a middle school, the Citrus County Sheriff's Office said Thursday morning. Deputies ...

Pirates win a heart-pounder at Lecanto | Sports  Citrus County Chronicle

LECANTO — A great high school basketball game.

Will history repeat for Lecanto girls soccer? | Sports  Citrus County Chronicle

Lecanto faces a formidable foe Tuesday night in the Class 3A girls soccer regional quarterfinal, playing host Seabreeze in the first matchup between the ...

VIDEO: Lecanto High students give Lady Panthers deafening send-off as they head to state semifinals  Citrus County Chronicle

The Lecanto High School girls soccer team got a big send-off Thursday as they head to Gulf Breeze in the Panhandle to play in the Class 3A state semifinals, ...

Fishing to raise money for uniforms | Education  Citrus County Chronicle

For people who enjoy spending Saturdays out on the water, why not go “Fishing for Football” to help the Lecanto High School football team raise funds for new ...

Student accused of posting school-shooting threat on Snapchat gets more time to decide whether to fight charges  Citrus County Chronicle

Conner Nee, the teenage Citrus Springs boy accused of making a school-shooting threat against a middle school, will get a little longer to decide if he wants to ...

Leopards maul Panthers | Sports  Citrus County Chronicle

INVERNESS — What does it look like when a Lecanto football team that recently earned its first win in 13 games hosts the reigning District 5A-7 champs in ...

Panthers down, but not out | Sports  Citrus County Chronicle

LECANTO — Two nights after saving the season in overtime, Lecanto ran out of steam and magic in a 3-0 loss to Eastside in the District 3A-5 championship ...

Citrus, Lecanto advance; Pirates see season end | Sports  Citrus County Chronicle

INVERNESS — Lecanto and Citrus are moving on to the 3A-5 district playoff semifinals after winning respective quarterfinal matches Friday night.

County girls basketball squads have sights set on improvement  Citrus County Chronicle

Rebounding — it's a major part of basketball. It's certainly something this county could use when talking high school girls basketball.

District science fair winners named  Citrus County Chronicle

On Jan 29, the Citrus Regional Science and Engineering Fair (CRSEF) was held in the Citrus County Auditorium in Inverness.

Wendy's set to open in Lecanto | Local News |  Citrus County Chronicle

The grand opening of the new Lecanto Wendy's is scheduled for 9 a.m. Tuesday.

Student attempts suicide in Lecanto High School classroom  FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay

LECANTO (FOX 13) - A high school English class was interrupted by a student's apparent suicide attempt Tuesday, a "horrific event" that stunned his classmates ...

Late 3-pointer by Central knocks out Lecanto | Sports  Citrus County Chronicle

LECANTO — Peyton Vilardi fought back his emotions as he spoke about what had just transpired.

2018 Golden Citrus Scholars recognized | Education  Citrus County Chronicle

Two dozen of Citrus County's most accomplished students' efforts were recognized Thursday night at the annual Golden Citrus Scholars event.

Citrus mom charged with tampering with evidence after son is arrested for making school threats  WFLA

The mother of a teen arrested for making threats against a school in Citrus County has found herself behind bars, police said.

County, school district, sheriff reach deal on SRO program, commissioner says  Citrus County Chronicle

The county, school district and Sheriff Mike Prendergast reached a tentative agreement Monday morning that settles the school resource officer dispute, county ...

Crystal River High team victors of SOWW Environmental Jeopardy  Citrus County Chronicle

With a bold wager on the final question of the Keep Citrus County Beautiful Save Our Waters Week (SOWW) Environmental Jeopardy competition, the Crystal ...

Citrus Sheriff: Student who shot himself in class had more bullets  WFLA

A Lecanto High School student who shot himself in the head in front of his classmates on Tuesday morning had 7 more bullets in the gun he used and an ...

Vote For Me: Crystal River High School Junior Makes A Bid For Citrus County School Board  WUSF News

After the school shooting in Parkland, Florida students have not shied away from debating public policy.

Women of Sugarmill Woods honor scholars | Education  Citrus County Chronicle

Members of the Women of Sugarmill Woods proudly hosted their annual scholarship luncheon and introduced 11 young adults ready to pursue their dreams.

Educator, boat captain, singer/songwriter: Talented teacher wears many hats  Citrus County Chronicle

Suzie Martin, also known as “Capt. Suzie,” teaches eighth-grade language arts (English), but also has several other talents besides being a popular teacher at ...

The Villages holds Lecanto to negative yards in 35-0 thrashing  Daily Commercial

THE VILLAGES – The tradition for The Villages football team is that whenever they earn a shutout on the field, the players are rewarded with doughnuts on ...

In school board race, different generations see different needs  Citrus County Chronicle

Some divisions in the race for the Citrus County School Board's District 5 seat are obvious: two teenage candidates, two retired candidates.

Vickers fans 11 in CR's victory at Lecanto | Sports  Citrus County Chronicle

LECANTO — It's one of the first rules of winning softball: You've got to put the bat on the ball.

Colors for CASA | Education  Citrus County Chronicle

Begun in 2013 as a simple *service* project at Lecanto High School, Colors for CASA has seen its membership double from 23 to 46 students dedicated to ...

Van Cleef leads Panthers to win over Citrus  Citrus County Chronicle

LECANTO — Lecanto edged out Citrus 2-1 in girls soccer district play Monday, with Kaitie Van Cleef notching both Panther goals in the win.

Girls basketball postseason set to tip off | Sports  Citrus County Chronicle

Everyone picks Weeki Wachee in the District 6A-7 girls basketball tournament, even Crystal River coach Charlie Bryant, whose Pirates saddled the Hornets with ...

Lecanto girls soccer team pulls away late | Sports  Citrus County Chronicle

LECANTO — They didn't play their best soccer, but the Lecanto girls soccer team stuck to its game and defeated Pine Ridge 5-2 Tuesday to remain undefeated ...

Week in Review, March 5 to 9: Teacher removed, Pudgee's returns, a fragile life remembered  Citrus County Chronicle

Monday: Although she claimed it was satire, Crystal River Middle School social studies teacher Dayanna Volitich was removed from the classroom as part of a ...

CR takes care of Hornets in district tourney opener  Citrus County Chronicle

CRYSTAL RIVER — It wasn't always pretty, but in the end, it was the result the Crystal River boys basketball team wanted.

Provost scores twice, Citrus wins 4-1 over Lecanto | Sports  Citrus County Chronicle

LECANTO — With more than half the 2017-18 season already in the books, the Citrus Hurricanes continue to make a case for themselves as the best boys prep ...

Lecanto peppers CR with 35 shots, wins opener 9-1 | Sports  Citrus County Chronicle

LECANTO — Lecanto turned a five-goal first half into a 9-1 rout of Crystal River in girls district play Tuesday for the soccer season opener, getting a hat trick from.

Chalk Talk: Calling future CRHS Pirates! | Education  Citrus County Chronicle

Attention, future Pirates: If you are planning to attend Crystal River High School in the fall of 2019, then you and your parents are invited to attend Freshmen ...

Take Stock in Children honors participants | Education  Citrus County Chronicle

Eight program scholars graduate in 2018. Take Stock in Children graduated eight student scholars from three of Citrus County's high schools in May.

Local outfitter Sodium donates $30000 to LHS basketball program  Citrus County Chronicle

The Lecanto High School basketball program got a windfall Tuesday afternoon when the Citrus County School Board approved a $30000 donation from Sodium ...

Panthers defeat Citrus on final play of the game  Citrus County Chronicle

LECANTO — With time expiring, Trinity Keeran threw a shovel pass to Dallas Inman to give Lecanto the 12-6 win over Citrus in flag football Thursday.

County better prepared due to Irma's lessons | Local News  Citrus County Chronicle

Hurricane Irma was the best dress rehearsal for a major weather disaster that Citrus County could have had.

Two Citrus County high school students running for school board  ABC Action News

Two local teens are trying to make a difference by running for a seat on the Citrus County School Board.

Lahera: I would bring a fresh perspective to the board  Citrus County Chronicle

Nicholas “Nick” Lahera is one of the youngest candidates in any political race in Citrus County right now, but according to Lahera, that's a good thing.

County backs SRO contract, sheriff urged 'you sign it too.'  Citrus County Chronicle

Citrus County commissioners on Tuesday joined the school board in approving a three-way contract for school resource officers, setting up a potential standoff ...

Deputies: Lecanto High student who shot himself during class did not plan to hurt others

LECANTO — The 15-year-old freshman who shot himself in the head during an English class at Lecanto High School earlier this month has told investigators he ...

Pirates go down swinging | Sports  Citrus County Chronicle

LECANTO — A tough season may have come to a close Monday night for the Crystal River volleyball team, but the Pirates didn't go down without a fight in the.

EKG screenings can save student athletes' lives — and your student can get one at school this week  Citrus County Chronicle

It's been 26 years since Citrus High School freshman Chip Denney Stoskopf played in his first — and last — football game, on Thursday, Oct. 8, 1992.

Schools see highs, lows in 2017 | Local News  Citrus County Chronicle

Every year has ups and downs, and 2017 was no different for Citrus County schools. In a year marked by legislators taking potshots at public education, Citrus ...

Paralyzed Lecanto woman walks again with the help of a spinal cord implant — and makes history  Citrus County Chronicle

Kelly Thomas gripped her walker and, with the help of two trainers, she moved her right leg forward one step.

Ten seniors receive Elks Student of the Month awards  Citrus County Chronicle

This fall, 10 Lecanto High School seniors were chosen to receive the Elks Student of the Month awards based on their achievements in and out of school.

Sheriff, school board agree: more SROs needed. But how many?  Citrus County Chronicle

The Feb. 14 shooting at a South Florida high school not only brought focus to students safety, but also to those in uniform who guard them.

Additional police called to Coral Springs Middle School due to social media threat  WPLG Local 10

Additional police were called Thursday morning to Coral Springs Middle School due to a social media threat that was later confirmed to be targeted toward a ...

Dirty Dining: Live rats, roaches discovered in dozens of local school cafeterias, concession stands  ABC Action News - Tampa Bay

Dozens of area school cafeterias and concession stands are failing to make the grade with reports of live roaches, rats and rodent droppings, but a Dirty Dining ...

Positives all around in final district match | Sports  Citrus County Chronicle

CRYSTAL RIVER — The head coaches from Citrus and Crystal River were both able to take positives away from Thursday night's final district match of the ...

Snoopy? How rising star Miles Teller, a Lecanto High grad, found acting (w/video)

Actor Miles Teller found his calling at Citrus County's Lecanto High.

Commissioners: Don't look to us for SRO funding  Citrus County Chronicle

Citrus County commissioners on Tuesday sent a firm message to the school district and the sheriff's office: If they need additional money for state-mandated ...

Citrus takes county boys weightlifting title | Sports  Citrus County Chronicle

LECANTO — At the end of a smooth, 2 1/2-hour County Championship hosted by Lecanto High School on Wednesday, the Citrus boys weightlifting team earned ...

Senior Tori Mitchell confident in Panthers' chances | Sports  Citrus County Chronicle

Now in her fourth season on the Lecanto girls basketball team, Tori Mitchell has experienced it all.

Postscript: Alec McMurray: A super-sized guy with an even bigger heart  Citrus County Chronicle

You knew when Alec McMurray walked into a room — all 6-foot, 4-inches and 274 pounds of him.

Veterans say service officer should have higher rank  Citrus County Chronicle

On a day when county commissioners issued a proclamation for Veterans Day and Veterans Appreciation Weeks, several veterans came to tell commissioners ...

Citrus Empty Bowls | Calendar  Citrus County Chronicle

The Citrus Empty Bowls fundraiser to benefit the Community Food Bank will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 9, at the Crystal Harley Davidson pavilion.

Pageant winner has a heart for giving back in memory of her brother  Citrus County Chronicle

For Candice Christian, 23, of Crystal River, being named Miss Starstruck National Queen means greater opportunities to draw attention to her family's ...

District 3A-5 boys' soccer tournament begins | Sports  Citrus County Chronicle

County teams enter today's opening round of the District 3A-5 boys soccer tournament with their own unique set of expectations, all while pursuing the exact ...

Education foundation awards grants to local teachers | Local News  Citrus County Chronicle

LECANTO — County teachers set forth to bring creativity back into the classroom Thursday night, thanks to the Citrus County Education Foundation (CCEF).

Undefeated Lecanto ends things early vs Pirates | Sports  Citrus County Chronicle

LECANTO — Lecanto kicked off the New Year in similar fashion to last year, another win with an 8-0 shutout of Crystal River on Tuesday to remain undefeated ...

County tabs Homosassa woman for veterans service officer  Citrus County Chronicle

A Homosassa woman who spent five years in the Florida Army National Guard is Citrus County's new veterans *service* officer.

Drone park takes flight  Citrus County Chronicle

LECANTO — If you love flying quadcopters, this is great news: Citrus County now has the first designated drone park in the state.

Cinderella's closet gears up for prom  Citrus County Chronicle

With a dash of magic and a hefty dose of love, the 11th annual Cinderella's Closet is set to give every princess a special prom.

Florida High School Student Shot Himself In Front Of Classmates, Survives  RISE NEWS

A Florida high school student is in critical condition at a Tampa area hospital after he shot himself in front of other students in class Tuesday. According to the ...

Several county teams compete at TCs Celtic Invitational  Ocala

Trinity Catholic hosted the First Annual Celtic Invitational at Candler Hills Golf Club. The tournament's field consisted of 23 high school boys and girls teams.

Gov. Rick Scott on Senate campaign trail in Citrus County  Citrus County Chronicle

Republican Gov. Rick Scott's campaign to unseat Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson included a Tuesday stop at a Homosassa car dealership.

YMCA program teaches leadership with service | Education  Citrus County Chronicle

Debate ideas, not people.” Is this the new direction of the Florida Legislature? Perhaps a new initiative of the Republican Party? The Democratic Party? Could it ...

Pirates stun Sharks on Helmdach buzzer-beater | Sports  Citrus County Chronicle

LECANTO — Ryan Helmdach laughed at the question, and admitted no, he probably wouldn't get much sleep Friday night.

Schoolhouse Hustle: Who runs and why? | Education  Citrus County Chronicle

Michelle Lahera. For Michelle Lahera, the annual Schoolhouse Hustle is a family affair. A second-grade teacher at Forest Ridge Elementary School (FRES), ...

Jordan Shapot creates art with heart | Education |  Citrus County Chronicle

Lecanto High School graduate Jordan Shapot has hit a milestone in his art career — his first solo show.

Irma could be a Category 3 hurricane when it hits Citrus on Sunday  Citrus County Chronicle

Citrus County residents should be hunkered down in a safe place protecting themselves from the potential disaster that is expected to arrive Sunday in ...

Never allow sacrifices to fade | Editorials  Citrus County Chronicle

THE ISSUE: Fourteenth annual Purple Heart Ceremony.

With future of SROs still uncertain, school district OKs plan for them — and for its own force  Citrus County Chronicle

The Citrus County School District doesn't have its own police force yet, but if a contract agreed upon by the county and school district isn't approved by the ...

The dream continues for Lecanto soccer team | Sports  Citrus County Chronicle

LECANTO — One team, one dream fulfilled: The Lecanto girls soccer team is advancing to the Class 3A state semifinals — a first in school history — after a 2-1.

Citrus County Evacuation: Mandatory for certain residents  WFLA

CITRUS COUNTY, Fla. (WFLA) – A mandatory evacuation order has been issued for all Citrus County residents who live west of US 19 and 1.5 miles east of US ...

Navy vet takes charge of JROTC program | Local News  Citrus County Chronicle

CRYSTAL RIVER — When it comes to commanding, Chief Warrant Officer Elizabeth Rivera says no problem.

CR's Vickers has lofty goals for 2018 | Sports  Citrus County Chronicle

There hasn't been much Jaden Vickers hasn't been able to do on the softball field. But there are a few things, and they've provided her with her goals for this.

A bright Cloud atop guiding, shining stars | Education  Citrus County Chronicle

One never knows how far a young person might go in life with just a little help from adults who care.

Hurricane Irma: Shelter locations  ABC Action News

List of shelters open in the Bay Area for Hurricane Irma.

Girls soccer teams host district tourney openers | Sports  Citrus County Chronicle

Remnants of the Artic Chill will melt away with four teams heating up at the right time, as all four county teams begin girls soccer district playoffs today.

'Just-for-fun' evolves into successful business | Business  Citrus County Chronicle

Owning a business called Southern Event Planning & Boutique (SEP & B) was not even a gleam in the eyes of Katie Wright and Ashley Porter four short years ...

Introduction to sign language gives insight into deaf community  Citrus County Chronicle

On Saturday, Scott Jackson was pleasantly surprised at the number of people who came to his first introduction to American Sign Language class at the YMCA.

Ally Thomasson: Digital Dynamics | Education |  Citrus County Chronicle

Woody Harding. Special to the Chronicle. The Inverness Festival of the Arts Committee awarded three scholarships to graduating seniors for study in the arts.

Community | Project Weather  Bay News 9

Bay News 9 created Project Weather to help provide kids with the information they need to stay safe.

Navy EOD Technician Earns Military Leadership Award  DVIDS

By Billy Martin, Public Affairs Officer, Naval School Explosive Ordnance Disposal EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. – A Naval School Explosive Ordnance Disposal ...

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