Left-handed, lefty, southpaw - these are all terms used to describe people who favor their left hands for writing, throwing a ball and myriad other activities. It is estimated that between 10 and 12 percent of all people are left-handed. Although that makes southpaws an undeniable minority, …

Baron is a lovable 2 year old Lab / Terrier mix. He does great with dogs, cats and kids! He also knows basic commands (sits, downs, gives paw, and catches treats)! Baron will make a wonderful addition to most any family, and he’s ready to meet you at our shelter.

Kora is a 2-year-old rat terrier mix weighing 17.8 pounds. Her face looks similar to some of the puppy characters from the “101 Dalmatians” movie. This sweet girl has big brown eyes and a great personality. She is happy, loyal, loving and playful. She does tend to bond closely to her owner a…

The dawn of a new school year is a time marked by change and fresh opportunities. For many children, school marks the first time they are away from their parents for an extended period of time. It also may be the first time they ride in a vehicle other than their parents’ cars.

CREATE Conservatory is a nonprofit, private elementary school in Leesburg that specializes in STEM education through arts integration.  That means students at CREATE will learn traditional subjects like reading and math, as well as important 21st-century skills like technology and engineerin…

Thank you to all the readers of this paper who called or wrote your senator or congressman asking for help for our main street merchants. Many of our locally owned small business owners are struggling to survive because of the initial legally required shutdown. The current spike in coronavir…

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Raymond “Ray” Ordell Halverson (1934-2020) went home to be with the Lord on Jan. 22, 2020 at the age of 85 after a short but rough battle with cancer. The funeral service will be held at Trinity Evangelical Free Church, 890 Abrams Road, Eustis, Florida at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 28. It will al…