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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 ...

Graduating LHS Panthers pounce towards their future  Citrus County Chronicle

As Thursday evening's breeze-laden temperatures dwindled just under the 90s, 360 gleaming green-and-gold Lecanto High School panthers glided across the ...

Lecanto offense produces big plays against Citrus | Sports  Citrus County Chronicle

LECANTO — Lecanto turned short plays into long gains to beat an initially sluggish Citrus team 20-6 in flag football Tuesday.

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, ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

'Pomp and Circumstance' and smiles all around as the CREST class of 2019 graduates  Citrus County Chronicle

But all 15 members of the CREST class of 2019 were eager to turn their tassels as graduates at the graduation ceremony at the Citrus Resource for Exceptional ...

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 ...

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.

'Canes slip by Panthers in district tourney | Sports |  Citrus County Chronicle

LECANTO — For six and a half innings, Citrus rolled through its first-round district matchup at county-rival Lecanto.

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 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 ...

Panthers protect home court against CR | Sports  Citrus County Chronicle

LECANTO — Lecanto enjoyed a non-district win over county rival Crystal River in girls tennis Tuesday, narrowly missing a sweep in pro sets play.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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

LECANTO — A great high school basketball game.

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 ...

Lecanto Wawa opens to huge crowds  Citrus County Chronicle

By 8 a.m., a line of about 200 people was wrapped around the new Wawa store in Lecanto waiting for the doors to open.

Crystal River High School junior elected governor at Girls State  Citrus County Chronicle

Haley Campbell, a Crystal River High School junior, was elected governor at the 73rd session of Girls State.

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.

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.

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 ...

High school juniors head to Tallahassee for Girls State  Citrus County Chronicle

Six dynamic Citrus County high school juniors left June 5 to attend Girls state in Tallahassee at Florida State University. They were chosen to attend Girls State ...

LHS senior awarded Gator Club scholarship | Lifestyle  Citrus County Chronicle

This year, the 2019-20 Citrus County Gator Club's (CCGC) Charles R. Bellamy Endowment Fund Scholarship has been awarded to Kodi Ann Kolasa. The $1500 ...

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 ...

A legacy of education: Last of the Weavers graduates from Lecanto  Citrus County Chronicle

Madison Weaver is proud of her family name. Growing up, she was surrounded by her great-grandfather's legacy — literally. Roger Weaver, her ...

Next school year's SRO contract nearing completion, officials say  Citrus County Chronicle

Editor's Note: This story was changed to show that the AES board did vote to replace its school's SRO with a guardian.

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

Deputies said they received “a full confession” from the teen and recovered firearms he posed with in a Snapchat image that circulated via text messages and ...

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.

Defensive gems help Hurricanes hold off Tigers | Sports  Citrus County Chronicle

LECANTO — One gritty pitching performance, two spectacular catches and one thrilling upset propelled Citrus past Dunnellon 5-4 in the District 6A-6 softball ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

Take Stock appreciates community's help | Letters To Editor  Citrus County Chronicle

On behalf of our entire Take Stock in Children family, I would like to extend our sincere appreciation to our community partners and donors who helped our ...

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 ...

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 ...

District science fair winners named | Local News  Citrus County Chronicle

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

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 ...

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.

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.

Memorial Day services planned around county  Citrus County Chronicle

Several Memorial Day ceremonies are planned throughout Citrus County to honor those who died in *service* to the United States.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Visionary group asks, 'What will Citrus hold for kids in 2030?'  Citrus County Chronicle

When the founding members of Citrus 20/20 were envisioning the county's future in the mid 1990s, they turned to the generation that would be living it.

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 ...

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 ...

Citrus County says goodbye to Ray Darling, veteran of three wars, champion of children  Citrus County Chronicle

On Friday, Ret. Army Col. Ray Darling was laid to rest at Florida National Cemetery in Bushnell, one of the rare veterans of three 20th-century wars: World War II, ...

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.

Wendy's set to open in Lecanto  Citrus County Chronicle

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

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 ...

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 ...

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, ...

SECO announces 2019 scholarship awardees  Daily Commercial

SUMTERVILLE — SECO Energy recently announced the recipients of this year's SECO scholarship and will be hosting a celebratory event for the recipients and ...

Citrus Empty Bowls  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.

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.

Former Dwyer football coach Jack Daniels honored by North Palm Beach Council  Palm Beach Post

The two-time state championship-winning coach received a commendation during a Council meeting last Thursday. NORTH PALM BEACH — Jack Daniels' ...

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 ...

After promotion, CCSO's Justin Ferrara ready for 'major' responsibilities  Citrus County Chronicle

When Citrus County Sheriff Mike Prendergast handpicked the 26-year lawman Justin Ferrara to command his agency's Bureau of Law Enforcement Operations ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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.

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 ...

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).

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 ...

Cinderella's closet gears up for prom | Local News  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.

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.

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.

Hurricane Irma: Shelter locations  ABC Action News

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

'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.

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.

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.

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.

Lake Wales boys favored to win region cross country meet  The Ledger

If current rankings hold during this week's region cross country meets, five Polk County teams, led by Lake Wales, could qualify for the state cross country meet, ...

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 ...

'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.

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.

Citrus County Evacuation Zones Map & Shelters for Hurricane Irma

Hurricane Irma is now likely to make a major impact on Florida's west coast. If you live in Citrus County, here are the evacuation zones and shelters.

Chamber hands out Pillar awards  Citrus County Chronicle

It was time once again Friday night for the annual Citrus County Chamber of Commerce Pillar Awards.

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), ...

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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 ...

Mandatory evacuation issued for west side of county, and mobile homes county wide  Citrus County Chronicle

12:30 p.m.. Citrus County has distributed a record number of sandbags in the past three days as residents prepare for Hurricane Irma. Numbers of sandbags ...

Teacher accused of sex with student, resigns  Daily Commercial

TAVARES — An East Ridge High School teacher who was jailed Friday on accusations he had sex with a student at school last year had criminal and ...

Citrus County Schools To Spend Nearly $1 Million on Phone System  WUFT

The Citrus County School Board recently unanimously approved a contract with Verteks Consulting to update its current phone system. The five-year ...

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