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  • Orlando Sentinel restaurant review: Soup to Nuts in Tavares

    Orlando Sentinel restaurant review: Soup to Nuts in Tavares
    This is when reality television really bites. It's no secret that celebrity chef Robert Irvine and the Food Network's "Restaurant Impossible" crew were in Central Florida this month to make over a small eatery in the Lake County city of Tavares. But...
  • Connie Mack ‘Freedom Tour’ all over Central Florida this week

     
    Fresh off his debate with U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson Wednesday night, GOP U.S. Senate nominee U.S. Rep. Connie Mack IV will be making several Central Florida stops in the next couple of days as part of his whirlwind “Freedom Tour” campaign,...
  • Cops: Man posted nude pics of ex-roommate on cars

    Cops: Man posted nude pics of ex-roommate on cars
    Don't get mad, get even. And then go to jail. Samuel Otero, 37, of Tavares, is accused of posting pics of his ex-roomie in the buff on cars belonging to the former roommate's co-workers' and grandmother --  and, for good measure, even sent pics to the...
  • Bird watching in Lake County

    Bird watching in Lake County
    On most days, I travel from my home in Mount Dora to the office in Tavares and will sometimes take Lakeshore Drive along Lake Dora to avoid traffic on US 441 and clear my head. On the shore there is an abundance of birds from the endangered Wood Stork to...
  • Man accused of using BB gun to force teenager to exercise apologizes

    Man accused of using BB gun to force teenager to exercise apologizes
    A Leesburg man accused of using a BB gun to motivate a teenager during football drills in blistering heat said Monday he's sorry and that the incident was a misunderstanding. Robert Lynn Barker, 41, left his family home and was forced to cut off all...
  • Lake should ignore commissioner's waffling and build emergency operations center

    Lake should ignore commissioner's waffling and build emergency operations center
    Second of two parts. The Lake sheriff's communications center is so crowded that many dispatchers can't roll their chairs back far enough from their desks to stand up. They have to slither out sideways and clamber over one another to take a restroom...
  • Name of Lake deputy killed in 1919 to be added to fallen-officer memorial

    Name of Lake deputy killed in 1919 to be added to fallen-officer memorial
    Officially add another fallen officer to the memorial honoring those killed in the line of duty. The Lake County Sheriff's Office will be engraving the name of Chief Deputy B.C. Wilcox on the granite memorial in Tavares. Wilcox's death came on July 4,...
  • Lake Ag Center offers cooking class for college students

     
    It takes some skill to cook up something good in the often cramped quarters of college dorms and campus apartments. But a cooking class being offered this month in Lake County is aimed specifically at helping college students prepare meals without...
  • Former Eustis player helps Kansas State fend off UCF

     
    Former Eustis High two-sport standout Kadero Terrell saw familiar faces on the opposite side of the field Saturday when Kansas State's football team beat UCF 17-13 Saturday. Terrell, a redshirt junior linebacker for the Wildcats (4-0), made three...
  • MDB boys, East Ridge girls win Lake-Sumter Championship

     
    Mount Dora Bible's boys cross country team had an impressive showing at Saturday's Lake-Sumter Championship cross country meet, winning the meet by a 60-point margin over second-place Tavares. The Bulldogs, the hosts of the meet, placed four of its...
  • Bishop Moore girls take 2A-2 region title

     
    Mount Dora’s Ashley Heitling won the individual title and Bishop Moore took the team title in the Class 2A, Region 2 cross country meet at Brooksville Nature Coast. Bishop Moore was led by Elizabeth Skipper, who finished seventh overall (20:41.29)....
  • ‘Pawtificates’ are great way to give gift of a new pet

     
      Is someone you know asking for a puppy or kitten for Christmas? The holiday season brings a lot of requests to add a new dog or cat to the family. But how will you know whether the new arrival is compatible with your home, family and other pets? Here'...