Progressive Amateur Golf Tour forming

Crystal River -- The Citrus County Democratic Executive Committee (DEC) announces the first Progressive Amateur Golf Tour, a professional-style series of competitive golf tournaments open to all skill levels.

Golfers will experience beautiful courses throughout Central and North Florida while playing with like-minded and evenly matched competitors. The annual tour membership fee is $99 for the first 144 members.

'Save Ozello' effort targets rezoning push

No Rezoning sign

Ozello, Fla. -– "Yard Sign Army" has donated 50 “No Re-zoning” yard signs to the "Committee to Save Ozello."

The signs went quickly at the Committee’s June 17 meeting.

The yard signs are intended to amplify residents’ objections to a Tennessee developer’s application to rezone property from residential to commercial in order to build a multi-use complex.

4-H shooting team wins honors in state event

FROM LEFT: Jackson Jones, Brandon Smoczynski, Randal Smoczynski and Amanda Schnettler (COURTESY PHOTO)

Members of the Citrus County Shooting Sports 4-H Team competed at the State Air Rifle Match on March 4 in Hernando County.

The team took away some awards, as well.

* Jackson Jones, Intermediate Individual 4th place Overall.
* Brandon Smoczynski, Intermediate Individual 1st place Overall.
* Randal Smoczynski, Intermediate Individual 3rd place Overall.
* Amanda Schnettler, Senior Individual 4th place Overall and she has earned a spot at the * National Competition, June 2017 in Nebraska.

UF/IFAS Extension Citrus County 4-H holds County Events Day

This year over 100 youth participated at 4-H County Events Day held at Cornerstone Baptist Church in Inverness.

Each year, Citrus County 4-H members compete at the county and district level to demonstrate what they have learned through their 4-H work.

Through this demonstration of knowledge and skills, 4-H youth reflect mastery – one of the essential elements of 4-H youth development.

Homosassa game and fish club supports cf student scholarships

FROM LEFT: CF Vice President of Regional Campuses Dr. Vernon Lawter, Cathy Holiday, CF Foundation Development Director Traci Mason, Connie Vazquez and Bobby Denton.

(OCALA, Fla.) Feb. 20, 2017 — The Homosassa Game and Fish Club presented a check for $2,356 to the CF Foundation to increase student scholarships.

The club partnered with the CF Foundation in 2005 to establish an endowed scholarship for CF students from Homosassa and Citrus County.

CCSO announces speakers bureau outreach

Need someone to speak at your next home owners association, club or business meeting? The Citrus County Sheriff’s Office offers a Speaker’s Bureau full of knowledgeable professionals who can help. Choose from topics like:


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