Feb 5, 2013
St. Petersburg Times
In the Withlacoochee near Istachatta, stories of a bridge
Sad as it is to see the remains of the old piers - barely jutting above the surface of the slow-flowing Withlacoochee River near Istachatta - they do have the benefit of revealing secrets about old-time bridge construction.
Tortoise home approved
Alana Rouse and members of her Istachatta Trail Riders Club can be seen most Sunday afternoons riding the scenic trails at Lake Townsen Preserve.
Man to get 25 years for killing father
As part of a deal with Hernando County prosecutors, 41-year-old Christopher Burke pleaded guilty Thursday to second-degree murder.
Sheriff responds to errors
Chill warnings haven't been in effect for about six months, but callers were hearing them as recently as Thursday.