Lake County’s 4-H teams judged eight sets of horses and gave reasons on four sets. In horse judging, youth evaluate classes of four horses on their confirmation movement and riding suitability. Team members earn points based on how close their placing comes to the actual official’s.
There's been little news in recent months about the Obamacare provision that creates an Independent Payment Advisory Board. "This, despite the extraordinary powers the IPAB would have over the delivery of health care services to Americans," according to senior citizen advocate Dan Weber.
The University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) Extension in Lake County, in partnership with the Lady Lake Public Library, will offer the final leg of the “Nourish Your Body” educational series from 1-2:30 p.m. on Monday, April 28 at the library located at 225 W. Guava St., Lady Lake.
Using NASA's Kepler Space Telescope, astronomers have discovered the first Earth-size planet orbiting a star in the "habitable zone" -- the range of distance from a star where liquid water might pool on the surface of an orbiting planet. The discovery of Kepler-186f confirms that planets the size of Earth exist in the habitable zone of stars other than our sun.
During the early-morning hours of Saturday, April 12, detectives with the Lake County sheriff’s Special Investigations Bureau concluded a three-day operation targeting those involved in crimes related to prostitution.
Every successful sports team has a “go-to” player, someone who can be counted on to perform and deliver whatever is needed in specific situations.
As a small business owner, you want your firm to be a “go-to” resource for your customers, the place they’ll turn to whenever they need a certain product or service, regardless of other options that may be available.
Are you nearing retirement and exploring new opportunities? Or, are you wondering how you will generate income once you retire? A growing number of individuals over the age of 50+, or "encore entrepreneurs", are turning to small business ownership.
The U.S. Small Business Administration and SCORE are teaming up to host National Encore Entrepreneur Mentor Month targeted at entrepreneurs over the age of 50. As a resource partner of the SBA, SCORE is presenting a series of workshops which help entrepreneurs test their new business idea and get started on the right path.
James Bare III, 37, of Belleview, was killed while walking south in the middle of the railroad tracks in Belleview this morning. The incident occurred at about 11 AM Monday morning. The CSX train was traveling north when it struck Mr. Bare. Bare had no pulse by the time EMT's arrived.
Celebrate Arbor Day by planting a tree that could serve as a future home to baby Florida Scrub-jays from 8:30 - 10:30 a.m. on Friday, April 25 at Lake Thomas Cove Park, 3020 Thomas Cove Drive, Groveland.
Only about half of U.S. adolescents are physically active five or more days of the week, and fewer than 1 in 3 eat fruits and vegetables daily, according to researchers at the National Institutes of Health.
Charles Ripley Jenkins, 85, passed from this life Sunday, April 13, 2014. Born in Fayetteville, Arkansas he was the son of the late Raymond L. and Leila (White) Jenkins. Charles was a foreign service officer for the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). He retired after 32 years of service. Charles was a World War II veteran serving in the U. S. Coast Guard.
Everybody's Coupon Book Radio Show for April 2014 with Marthann and Kim. Originally broadcast on Monday March 31st. Marthann and Kim highlight coupons in the book, talk about local businesses, have a trivia contest and gift certificate give aways to caller's into their lively radio show. The show broadcasts on 790 AM WLBE in Leesburg on Monday's from 1PM to 2PM.
The Lady lake Area Chamber of Commerce would like to thank Foot Solutions for hosting the March Business After Hours event. They are located at 980 Del Mar Drive in Spanish Springs, Lady Lake. They can be reached at 352-430-0535 and www.footsolutions.com/thevillages
This past week brought much needed rain to our area and as usual with too much of anything I got a little wet. As I watched the rain pour down I realized I was in need of sustenance to get me through this media hyped storm. So, I headed to my car which was tucked safely in the garage and headed out in search of a bite to eat.