Thursday Dec 5
Ribbon cutting: Heroes Welcome Home
A ribbon cutting recently was held for Heroes Welcome Home, 47310 14th St. E., Myakka City.
Richard Sparks Haley, descendant of Palmetto founder, dies at 73.
Richard Sparks Haley couldn't resist telling a good story. Particularly when it involved pre-Columbian natives who left middens in the area, Spanish explorers who slashed through the Florida wilderness or his family's colorful Manatee County history dating back to Reconstruction after the Civil War.
Dispute over dogs leads to arrest in Myakka City
MANATEE — A 55-year-old Myakka City man has been charged with battery stemming from an argument with a neighbor over their pet dogs, authorities say.
Dozens of Manatee, Sarasota break-ins could be connected, sheriff's office says
Thomas Leavey was on vacation in Paris when he got the call: His Lakewood Ranch Golf & Country Club home had been broken into.
Ample supplies of bell pepper forecast
Jim Monteith, sales manager for Utopia Packing LLC in Myakka City, Fla., views some early bell pepper plantings in early October.