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The Villages
Sunday, April 14, 2024

Two students sent home after gun threat at Ocala elementary school

A gun threat was reportedly investigated at an Ocala elementary school on Wednesday in Marion County.

A Marion County sheriff’s deputy responded to Shady Hill Elementary School located at 5959 South Magnolia Ave. in reference to a suspicious incident. Upon arrival, the deputy made contact with the student services manager who reported a second grade student allegedly made a threat involving a firearm to another student.

The manager was made aware of the incident by a paraprofessional present in the cafeteria. The two involved students reported to the front office and were spoken to separately. The manager stated that the two students were sent home and both parents of the students were notified about the incident.

Trump and the January 6 ‘hostages’

A reader from Milwaukee, in a Letter to the Editor, has something to say about former President Trump and the January 6 “hostages.”

Residents of Winifred will be forced to continue to live with unsafe situation

A Village of Winifred resident, who has been in the headlines, worries that he and his neighbors will be forced to continue to live with an unsafe situation.

When did we decide insulting our neighbors was part of politics?

A Village of McClure resident, in a Letter to the Editor, wonders when it was decided that insulting our neighbors was part of politics.

Resident receives non-compliance letter after failure to have ID at pickleball court

A Village of Pennecamp resident is outraged after his wife received a non-compliance letter for not carrying her ID to the pickleball courts.

Lack of cleanliness at swimming pool

In a Letter to the Editor, a Village of Lake Denham resident reports that her local pool is not being kept clean.