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Today's News

  • Classes for women interested in agriculture

    Annie's Project is a six-week course for women involved in agriculture. The Florida pilot of this program includes Sumter and Lake counties. The program originated in honor of Annie Fleck, a woman who lived in a small town in Illinois. She spent her lifetime learning how to become a better business partner with her husband.

  • Dixie Youth Kick-off
  • Young Performing Artists continue plans for first golfing tournament

    Young Performing Artists (YPAs), Inc. will celebrate its 11th anniversary and its first annual fundraising golf tournament, ‘Golf For Art’ on Saturday, March 13, at Continental Country Club, 50 Continental Boulevard, Highway 44 East, Wildwood.

    Sign up and breakfast at 8 a.m. Shotgun start at 8:30 a.m.

  • Foundation Accepting Applications

    Lake-Sumter Community College Foundation Accepting

    Applications for Summer Scholarships

     

  • Calendar: March 4, 2010

    THURSDAY, MARCH 4

    LSCC Band in Concert

  • Teens host car show

    Teens in Lake Panasoffkee offered a stroll down the “memory lane” for guests in January, with their second annual Car Show at the First Baptist Church of Lake Panasoffkee.

    The event was Saturday, Jan. 30, and included cars owned by members of the Lake Panasoffkee Cruisers and motorcycles owned by a local chapter of Faith Riders.

    Some of the members from both clubs attend the church and worked to sponsor the youth project, according to youth pastor Wayne Foster.

  • Car plows into local business

    The call came in just after 4 a.m. on Tuesday morning; “4:19 a.m.,” Joel Merritt said.

    It was a call letting Merritt know that a driver had crashed into his realty office in Lake Panasoffkee.

    Sumter Realty sits at the very front of the Economizer IGA parking lot, between the Sun Trust Bank and the Thunderbird Plaza on County Road 470.

  • Golf for Art tourney set for March 13

    Young Performing Artists (YPAs), Inc. will celebrate its 11th anniversary and its first annual fundraising golf tournament entitled ‘Golf For Art’ on Saturday, March 13, at Continental Country Club, 50 Continental Boulevard, Highway 44 East, Wildwood, Fl.,  34785. Sign up and breakfast at 8 a.m. Shotgun start at 8:30 a.m.

  • Hazardous Waste Amnesty Day

    The annual electronics and hazardous waste collection day (also known as Amnesty Day) has been scheduled from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, March 27 at Wildwood Middle High School.'

    The address is 700 Huey Street in Wildwood.

  • Police report: March 11, 2010

    Tuesday, March 2

    James Paul Lawler, 32, Webster, was arrested for withholding family support. Bond was set at $2,090.

    Juan Jose Sanchez Garcia, 30, Lady Lake, was arrested for driving with expire license. Bond was set at $500.

    Nicole Danielle Curtis, 28, Wildwood, was arrested for out-of-county warrant. Bond was set at $1,000.

    Wednesday, March 3

    Jose Luis Vega, 22, Bushnell, was arrested for driving while under the influence of alcohol or drugs. Bond was set at $500.