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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.

Lecanto takes top honors in Math Field Day  Citrus County Chronicle

Lecanto Middle School and Lecanto High School took home overall winning honors from the 24th annual Citrus County School District Math Field Day on ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

Renaissance Center evacuated following bomb threat; district says threat not legitimate  Citrus County Chronicle

The Renaissance Center was evacuated Tuesday morning after someone called in a bomb threat to 911, according to the Citrus County School District.

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 ...

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 ...

Spreading sunshine: Young musical artist to perform for Citrus students  Citrus County Chronicle

At age 14, musical artist EmiSunshine has already been an inspiration to people of every age — which is exactly what this outspoken young lady said she's ...

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 ...

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 ...

A near Citrus sweep in county meet | Sports  Citrus County Chronicle

LECANTO — Citrus powered past Lecanto and Crystal River to take the boys weightlifting county championship Tuesday at Lecanto High School.

Student agrees to serve probation, forfeit firearms for posting school-shooting threat  Citrus County Chronicle

If Conner Nee wanted to walk out of court Thursday with only probation, prosecutors and a judge had two demands: He must sign away his right to own firearms, ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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

LECANTO — A great high school basketball game.

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.

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.

Lecanto sophomore headed to Italy as exchange student looking for help raising funds  Citrus County Chronicle

Lecanto High School sophomore Bianca Dvorsky hopes to be saying that a lot beginning this September as a Rotary Youth Exchange student in Milan, Italy.

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 ...

Panthers prevail over CR with doubles sweep | Sports  Citrus County Chronicle

LECANTO — The Lecanto boys tennis team came into Wednesday in the midst of its third straight season without losing a county match.

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 ...

Citrus holds off Lecanto rally, 6-4 | Sports  Citrus County Chronicle

LECANTO — The first tour through the district certainly didn't go as Citrus would have liked.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

CR earns Bat in extras | Sports  Citrus County Chronicle

LECANTO — Caleb Dix felt it was the best game of the year. Seth Purnell called it the best game of his life.

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 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 ...

LMS to present 'Thoroughly Modern Millie JR' | Education  Citrus County Chronicle

Lecanto Middle School proudly presents “Thoroughly Modern Millie JR” to the community of Citrus County and surrounding areas.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

School board, sheriff's office again at odds over SROs — this time, for summer school  Citrus County Chronicle

After it seemed an agreement had been reached on how to fund school resource officers, a disagreement arose this week between the Citrus County School ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

High school football: New Dwyer head coach McKinley Rolle says past issues addressed during hiring process  Palm Beach Post

PALM BEACH GARDENS — New Dwyer head football coach McKinley Rolle's resume includes several impressive coaching feats, but also contains issues at ...

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

18-year old Adam York is a junior at The Academy of Environmental Science, a public charter school in Crystal River. He is a candidate for the District 5 seat on ...

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

Dwyer hires former Wildwood coach McKinley Rolle to replace Jack Daniels as football coach  Sun Sentinel

Dwyer went outside of Palm Beach County to replace a local coaching legend. The Panthers on Friday announced the hire of former Wildwood coach McKinley ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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.

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.

Dwyer names McKinley Rolle to replace Jack Daniels as head football coach  Palm Beach Post

He turned around Wildwood Middle High in 2017 and is older brother to former FSU and NFL defensive back Myron Rolle. Dwyer football, led for the past 23 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

Dogs that killed goats are 'dangerous', official rules  Citrus County Chronicle

The dogs that killed five goats in Lecanto are dangerous and should be kept in a secure kennel if they are ever to leave the Citrus County Animal Shelter, ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

Rogers, Vickers form a solid tandem for Pirates  Citrus County Chronicle

By the shear nature of their positions, pitchers and catchers typically form a close and crucial bond.

Education foundation awards grants to local teachers  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).

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.

'We will never forget': County comes together to honor veterans and sacrifice  Citrus County Chronicle

When Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4337 bore the United States flag, the flag for prisoners of war, and flag of their post, veterans young and old rose to their.

LIST: Hernando County and Citrus County 2017 school grades released  ABC Action News

See a full list of schools in Hernando County and Citrus County and their grades for 2017 and 2016.

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 ...

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.

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.

Super-Mann rescues slumping Panthers | Sports  Citrus County Chronicle

LECANTO — Offense hasn't come easy for Lecanto recently, enduring a pair of 1-0 losses last week.

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 ...

Hurricane Irma: Shelter locations  ABC Action News

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

Panthers take back the Bat | Sports  Citrus County Chronicle

Senior Cole Mann fielded the grounder and made the long throw to first, recording a final out he and his classmates had waited for their entire prep careers.

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.

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.

'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.

Citrus County issues Hurricane Irma evacuations  FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay

Citrus County commissioners declared a local state of emergency and issued a mandatory evacuation order on Friday morning. Officials said they anticipate ...

Sloppy start to season for Panther baseball | Sports  Citrus County Chronicle

LECANTO — The Lecanto baseball team officially opened its regular season on Friday night, yet the Panthers appeared very much still in preseason mode.

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.

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.

County-by-county evacuations and shelters across Tampa Bay  WTSP 10 News

TAMPA BAY -- Evacuation notices are coming down in advance of Hurricane Irma to the Florida coast. This page will be updated in the days and hours leading ...

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.

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.

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.

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