CCSO investigating suspected murder-suicide

The Citrus County Sheriff's Office is investigating a possible murder-suicide in the Invernerness Highlands.

The CCSO said today that 911 dispatch received a call at 6:22 p.m.  and responded to Daly Lane. Deputies found two deceased residents, Kay Renner, 89, and her son, Jerry Lee Mone, 69.

A president's budget, Obamacare and Syria

This upcoming Tuesday (Feb. 9), the President is to unveil his budget proposal for 2017. With reports seeping out over the past week, it appears this plan is shaping up to be one of the most costly yet – cutting where we are most vulnerable and spending where we cannot afford another dime.

Crystal River apartment fire combusts in early morning hours

Citrus County Sheriff's Office, Division of Fire rescue responded at 4:40 p.m. to the fire at Apartment 39, 8620 West Mayo Drive. (PHOTO: Citrus County Sheriff's Office)

Firefighters were called out in the early morning hours to an apartment fire at the Mayo Apartments in Crystal River.

Citrus County Sheriff's Office, Division of Fire rescue responded at 4:40 p.m. to the fire at Apartment 39, 8620 West Mayo Drive.

Irrigation efficiency class

Citrus County Utilities Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ Program is offering a free gardening workshop on February 23, 2016 from 2:00-3:30 pm.

Landscape irrigation is supplemental, but often uses 50-70 % of total residential water consumption. Irrigation practices such as seasonal scheduling, catch can calibration and selection of drought tolerant plants are essential to creating a sustainable and water conserving landscape.

Date: 
Tuesday, February 23, 2016 - 14:00

Florida-Friendly Landscaping

Citrus County Utilities Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ Program is offering a free gardening workshop on February 9, 2016 from 2:00-3:30 pm.

Plan before you plant is an important concept when developing sustainable garden ideas. Basic principles of landscape design include: site evaluation, selection and placement of the proper materials and establishment practices for newly installed sustainable gardens.

Date: 
Tuesday, February 9, 2016 - 14:00

Kids Fishing Clinic

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) and Citrus County Parks and Recreation present a free Kids’ Fishing Clinic for pre-registered children between the ages of 5 and 15 on Saturday, February 27, 2016, starting at 9:00 am. The clinic will be held at the Fort Island Trail Park.

Date: 
Saturday, February 27, 2016 - 09:00

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