Two die in U.S. 19 crash

The Florida Highway Patrol says that two women died on Monday night north of Stonebrook Drive in the Homosassa area when they were struck head-on by wrong-way driver on U.S. 19.

The FHP said the crash occurred around 9:45 p.m. when Marianne J. Campbell, 51, of Fort Lauderdale was driving a 2002 Nissan Xterra southbound in the inside northbound lane of U.S. 19.

Campbell drove into the path of a 2009 Chevrolet HHR driven by Ruby Pearl Ray, 74, of Nixa, Mo., striking her head-on.

Daylight Savings Time nearing

Daylight Saving Time (United States) 2014 began at 2:00 AM on

Sunday, March 9

and ends at 2:00 AM on

Sunday, November 2

Beverly Hills Park closed morning of Nov. 1

Beverly Hills Community Park will be temporarily closed to the public from 8:30 to 10 a.m. on Nov. 1.

Participating runners in the 5K Color Run will be coming through that area, and for public safety the park is closed. It will be open for public use after 10 a.m.

For more information, call Parks and Recreation at 527-7540.

Veterans Day at Florida Nat'l Cemetery

BUSHNELL, FL – The Florida National Cemetery Joint Veterans Committee (JVC) will sponsor the annual Veterans Day Ceremony at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 11 at the Florida National Cemetery.

Brigadier General Timothy I. Sullivan, United States Army (Ret) will be the keynote speaker.


Tuesday, November 11, 2014 - 11:00am

Small plane lands safely after mid-air crisis

This small plane developed landing gear in flight, but landed safely

Just after 1 p.m. on Saturday, Citrus County deputies, firefighters and EMS responded to the Crystal River airport when a plane's landing gear did not work properly.

The plane landed safely.

There was no fire, no hazards and no injuries. The FAA is investigating this crash.


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