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Today's Features

  • C.J. Risak

  • C.J. Risak

  • Closed single-family home sales in Citrus County rose 6.2 percent in April, from 276 a year ago to 293.

    The median sales price of homes sold increased 20.8 percent — from $109,250 to $132,000 — during that same period.

    The average sales price of those homes rose from $134,087 to $156,347 — a 16.6 percent hike.

  • I wish you could walk in my shoes.

    I’m talking about my Skechers round-toed EZ Flex 2 Sweetpea slip-ons with the softest, most cushiony memory foam footbeds that feel like I’m walking on pillows.

    I have three pairs — black, gray and powder blue. Today I’m wearing the powder blue ones.

    They are the most comfortable shoes I own and quite possibly the most comfortable shoes I may have ever worn before in my entire life.

  • It’s time to celebrate summer at Rock the Park tonight from 5 to 9 p.m at Liberty Park for Citrus County Schools. This event is designed especially for students from 12 to 18 years old.

    Sound Clash will be a battle between DJ Trae Vance and DJ Redbeard to see who gets the crowd the loudest. Get ready for a night of clean fun with dance contests, food trucks, a Rip-Roarin’ Game Rig, a mobile video truck, face painting and photo booth. 

  • Friday, May 27

    Post, Hospice to host event

    The public is invited to attend a Memorial Day celebration on Friday, May 27, at the HPH Hospice Center, 2939 W. Gulf-to-Lake Highway. The event is to be sponsored by HPH Hospice and American Legion Post 166.

    The program will start at 10 a.m. and at the close of the program, everyone is invited to stay for a pancake breakfast.

  • Hidden among the trees in northern Citrus County is the Citrus Springs Memorial Library and on the second Thursday of every month the ladies of The Creative Calligraphers of Citrus Springs meet in the Genealogy Room.

    The club meets from 12:30 to 3 p.m., focusing on a specific theme, creating unique designs with graceful strokes.

  • Today, we as a church had an excellent time together at what we call our “annual school picnic.”

  • Ron Drinkhouse

    WINES ‘N’ SUCH

    What is the difference between Old World and New World wines? One more query: How many gentle readers are in fact familiar with the terms?