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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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



Wolf Pack beats Lecanto late  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 ...



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 ...



Leopards maul Panthers  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 ...



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 ...



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, ...



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.



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.



Golfers get into the swing of things  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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 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.



Girls soccer titles are up for grabs  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 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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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

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



Big second quarter leads Panthers to win  Citrus County Chronicle

LECANTO — Really, it was just one dry spot — that's what cost Citrus when it visited Lecanto for a District 6A-7 girls basketball match-up Friday.



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 ...



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.



Citrus takes county boys weightlifting title  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 ...



Laura Haynes awarded Florida State Society DAR scholarship  Citrus County Chronicle

Laura Haynes, a recent graduate of Lecanto High School, has received a $1000 scholarship from the Florida State Society Daughters of the American ...



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.



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 ...



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  Citrus County Chronicle

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



Lecanto girls soccer team pulls away late  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 ...



School board votes to offer sheriff's office $954K toward SROs  Citrus County Chronicle

The Citrus County School Board on Tuesday continued attempting to hammer out the details of funding additional school resource officers and other mandates ...



County teams begin playoff journey  Citrus County Chronicle

Like the fans who support their teams, coaches like to win. But they also know wins count most at season's end.



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.



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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.



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 ...



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.



Provost scores twice, Citrus wins 4-1 over Lecanto  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 ...



Sloppy start to season for Panther baseball  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.



Schools see highs, lows in 2017 | Local News | chronicleonline.com  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 ...



Second student files to run for school board  Citrus County Chronicle

Nicholas Lahera, an 18-year-old Lecanto High School student, filed Wednesday to run for the district 5 seat on the Citrus County school board.



Key Center client Aaron Wilcox embodies the spirit of volunteering  Citrus County Chronicle

As Aaron Wilcox took a break from his job at the Key Training Center workshop, he smiled and offered a handshake and a polite, “How are you?” to a visiting.



Week of September 9 in review: Hydrilla, threats, false imprisonment and potholes  Citrus County Chronicle

Stories of the week. +8. Patrick Crippen MUG. Patrick Crippen, at the time of this photo, was a lieutenant with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation ...



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

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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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

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



Positives all around in final district match  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 ...



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 ...



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.



County better prepared due to Irma's lessons  Citrus County Chronicle

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



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.



Undefeated Lecanto ends things early vs Pirates  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 ...



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.



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.



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.



District 3A-5 boys' soccer tournament begins  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 ...



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.



Super-Mann rescues slumping Panthers  Citrus County Chronicle

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



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).



Girls soccer teams host district tourney openers  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.



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 ...



Hensley wins Citrus Invitational  Citrus County Chronicle

INVERNESS — By the half-mile mark, Saturday morning's boys' cross country footrace at Whispering Pines Park had been decided.



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 ...



CR's Vickers has lofty goals for 2018  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.



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.



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 ...



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.



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), ...



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, ...



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 ...



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.



'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 ...



Hernando man hopes to unseat Webster  Citrus County Chronicle

It's been a while since James “Jim” Henry has thrown his hat into the political ring.



Navy vet takes charge of JROTC program  Citrus County Chronicle

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



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 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 ...



Lake Weir Swim draws dozens from grade school to retirement age  Ocala

The swimmers left from Johnson's Beach at Gator Joe's restaurant in Ocklawaha at 8 a.m. to swim for over 3 miles to Eaton's Beach Sandbar and Grill across the ...



Hurricane Irma: Shelter locations  ABC Action News

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



Community | Project Weather  Bay News 9

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



Public hearing set for Thursday on extension of Suncoast Parkway into Citrus County  Tampabay.com

Residents can air opinions Thursday on the Suncoast Parkway project.



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.



Citrus County Evacuation Zones Map & Shelters for Hurricane Irma  Heavy.com

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.



Florida's First Dedicated Drone Park Is Now Open  The Drive

Citrus County Commissioner Jimmie Smith has just declared one of its local parks the first and only drone-dedicated park in Florida.



News - Navy EOD Techs Awarded Bronze Stars  DVIDS

By Billy P. Martin, Naval School Explosive Ordnance Disposal Public Affairs Office Two Sailors from Naval School Explosive Ordnance Disposal ...



Lake County teacher charged for sex with student previously 'hit on' student  Orlando Sentinel

A former Lake County teacher and track coach who resigned last week amid allegations he had sex with a student faced accusations in 2011 that he "hit on" an ...



Pop Fusion's cold treats make for hot business  Citrus County Chronicle

Last year, friends Kelli O'Grady and Nancy Glessner bought a vintage Airstream food trailer and opened for business as Pop Fusions, selling gourmet ice pops.



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