http://www.sumtercountytimes.com/todaysnews/rss.xml en Garden goodies galore http://www.sumtercountytimes.com/content/garden-goodies-galore <img src="http://www.sumtercountytimes.com/sites/www.sumtercountytimes.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/plants_-_0797.jpg" alt="An wide variety of plants and gardening materials filled the annual Sumter Master Gardeners event." title="An wide variety of plants and gardening materials filled the annual Sumter Master Gardeners event." align="left" hspace="6" width="57" height="85" /><div id="cke_pastebin"> Those energetic volunteers with the proverbial green thumbs were at it again Saturday, bringing together an array of growers, landscape and gardening vendors, craftspeople and a small group of horticultural experts for one of the community&rsquo;s spring treats &ndash; the annual Sumter County Master Gardeners&rsquo; Plant and Garden Festival.</div> <div id="cke_pastebin"> Retired military captain indicted http://www.sumtercountytimes.com/content/retired-military-captain-indicted <div id="cke_pastebin"> A retired U.S. Navy captain and Villages resident who once commanded some of the country&rsquo;s largest warships was among a number of retired and active naval officers named in a federal corruption indictment unveiled Tuesday, March 13.</div> <div id="cke_pastebin"> Man arrested for dog fighting/drugs http://www.sumtercountytimes.com/content/man-arrested-dog-fightingdrugs <img src="http://www.sumtercountytimes.com/sites/www.sumtercountytimes.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/patrick_wayne_riley_-_mug_2.jpg" alt="Patrick Riley" title="Patrick Riley" align="left" hspace="6" width="68" height="85" /><div id="cke_pastebin"> A Bushnell man accused of breeding and training game fighting dogs was arrested last week after a raid of his home and property by investigators from the Sumter County Sheriff&rsquo;s Office (SCSO).</div> <div id="cke_pastebin"> Patrick Wayne Riley, 65 faces multiple charges related to dog fighting and drugs as the culmination of a three-month joint investigation by the SCSO, Pasco County Sheriff&rsquo;s Office and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), according to an SCSO report.</div> <div id="cke_pastebin"> Clues sought in murder http://www.sumtercountytimes.com/content/clues-sought-murder <p> &nbsp; The Sumter County Sheriff&rsquo;s Office (SCSO) is seeking the public&rsquo;s help as it investigates the killing of a Lady Lake man.</p> THE QUEENS COURT http://www.sumtercountytimes.com/content/queens-court <img src="http://www.sumtercountytimes.com/sites/www.sumtercountytimes.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/pageant_winners_2017_miss_sumter_county_fair.jpg" alt="The 2017 Queen’s Court was selected Saturday night at the Sumter County Fairgrounds. Shown (clockwise from center, back row) are: Miss Sumter County Shelby Johnson, Miss Teen Sumter County Chloe Johnson, Miss Sumter County Princess Ceanna Pope, Little Miss Sumter County Addyson Pope and Jr. Miss Sumter County Leah Hayward. The Sumter County Fair opens this Friday, March 3." title="The 2017 Queen’s Court was selected Saturday night at the Sumter County Fairgrounds. Shown (clockwise from center, back row) are: Miss Sumter County Shelby Johnson, Miss Teen Sumter County Chloe Johnson, Miss Sumter County Princess Ceanna Pope, Little Miss Sumter County Addyson Pope and Jr. Miss Sumter County Leah Hayward. The Sumter County Fair opens this Friday, March 3." align="left" hspace="6" width="68" height="85" /><p> The 2017 Queen&#39;s Court was selected Saturday night at the Sumter County Fairgrounds. Shown (clockwise from center, back row) are: Miss Sumter County Shelby Johnson, Miss Teen Sumter County Chloe Johnson, Miss Sumter County Princess Ceanna Pope, Little Miss Sumter County Addyson Powell and Jr. Miss Sumter County Leah Hayward. The Sumter County Fair opens this Friday, March 3.</p> Suspect apprehended in woman's death http://www.sumtercountytimes.com/content/suspect-apprehended-womans-death <img src="http://www.sumtercountytimes.com/sites/www.sumtercountytimes.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/williams_terrance_k_0.jpg" alt="Terrance Williams" title="Terrance Williams" align="left" hspace="6" width="68" height="85" /><div id="cke_pastebin"> A suspect was arrested Sunday in connection with the Feb. 12 murder of a Summerfield woman whose body was discovered lying on the side of a road in Wildwood.</div> <div id="cke_pastebin"> Suspect Terrance Williams, 21, of Wildwood, was discovered after the Sumter County Sheriff&rsquo;s Office received information that he was at a home at 109 N. Rosewood Street in Bushnell, according to a sheriff&rsquo;s office report.</div> <div id="cke_pastebin"> Things to do http://www.sumtercountytimes.com/content/things-do-3 <div id="cke_pastebin"> Food giveaway</div> <div id="cke_pastebin"> A USDA food giveaway will be held from 9 a.m. to noon on the first and third Wednesday of every month. The distribution will be at the Lake Panasoffkee United Methodist Church ( Church of the Fishermen).&nbsp;</div> <div id="cke_pastebin"> A limited number of packages are available on a first-come, first- serve basis. The church is located at 589 N C.R. 470 in Lake Panasofffkee. Please call 352-793-3438 for more information.</div> <div id="cke_pastebin"> Police report http://www.sumtercountytimes.com/content/police-report-196 <p> <strong>Tuesday, March 14</strong></p> <p> Melissa Rene Doucette, 44, The Villages, arrested for two counts DUI.</p> <p> Bobby Joe Greene, 56, Webster, arrested for sex assault.</p> <p> Richard Maynard Mann, 59, Bushnell, arrested as out-of-state fugitive.</p> <p> Dion Edward Nelson, 28, Wildwood, arrested for aggravated battery.</p> <p> <strong>Wednesday, March 15</strong></p> <p> Daniel Arnold Dubberly, 56, Oxford, arrested for probation violation.</p> <p> Patricia Paige Dunn, 49, Wildwood, arrested for battery.</p>