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  • Melon Patch youth classes hold registration

     
    By Debbie Manis, Orlando Sentinel The Melon Patch Players' Patchwork Productions will accept registration for its fall theater production, which begins Aug. 31, from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday and 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at the theater, 311 N. 13th St.,...
  • Lake Concert Band’s first rehearsal of season is Sept. 2

     
    By Debbie Manis, Orlando Sentinel The Lake Concert Band's first rehearsal for the 2010-11 season is Sept. 2 in the fellowship hall at Morrison United Methodist Church, 1005 W. Main St., downtown Leesburg. The all-volunteer group, directed by Wesley...
  • Former Leesburg players sign with Bluefield State

     
    Former Leesburg girls basketball players Keyoshia Wright and A’Shyia Haugabrook, both guards, have signed with Bluefield State in West Virginia. Wright is an ’08 Leesburg graduate and Haugabrook graduated in ’07. The two have spent the pas...
  • Eustis coach Jonathan Cannon was hoping for more

     
    Eustis first-year football coach would have liked to have seen last week how his players reacted to halftime adjustments. How they came out in the third quarter. How they handled the stress and strain of a full 48-minute game. Instead, what he got was...
  • Kids ask principal who are “The Jeffersons?”

     
    I was chatting with Leesburg High's principal, Bill Miller, this morning and he told me something that cracked me up. So I thought I'd share it with you guys. Since Bill took over as the school's head administrator in late 2008, he has been pressing...
  • CENFLO 2010– Labor Day Weekend indies

     
    I ducked into the fifth annual Central Florida Film Festival out in Ocoee Friday, catching a few shorts, a feature — Daniel and Abraham. It was a lively scene, lots of volunteers guiding festival goers into the two screens dedicated to the fest at...
  • Fred McDaniel, former Leesburg track coach, passes away

     
    Fred McDaniel, a longtime Leesburg High coach/teacher/administrator, died on Sunday. He was 88. McDaniel retired in 1980 after serving as Leesburg's track coach from 1955-1980. He led the Yellow Jackets boys track team to back-to-back Class A...
  • Offensive Team Stats: A week one recap

     
    Which teams chewed up the most ground in week one? Here's a look at the top yardage producers from the opening week. 2A-6A schools 1. Oak Ridge (vs. Smoky Hill, CO) 659 total yards – 333 passing, 326 rushing 2. Olympia (vs. Boone) 561 total yards &#...
  • New shop in Lake offers free stuff for teachers

     
    Lake County's education foundation, which raises money for local schools and helps students and teachers via a bunch of other projects, is opening a third store where teachers can shop for free classroom supplies. The Educational Foundation of Lake...
  • Blessing of the animals

     
    From the Florida Catholic: Every year, the feast of St. Francis of Assisi, the patron saint of animals, is an occasion for annual blessings of animals at many churches in the Orlando area. This year's blessings: Saturday, Oct. 2, 10 a.m.: All Souls...
  • Crash kills Leesburg cyclist

     
    The 53-year-old cyclist was wearing dark clothing and riding with no lights in the rain, police said. Read more here:...
  • Pets lost at vets: Lessons from experience

     
    Harley, the Labrador retriever belonging to Kathy McDonald of Fruitland Park, is still missing since he got away from his Leesburg veterinarian's kennel. Since Harley's disappearance, Kathy has learned some hard lessons about how to respond when vets or...