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TWO YOUNG MEN FROM SAME TROOP MAKE EAGLE SCOUTS NATIONAL SIGNING DAY HELD AT MIDDLETON HIGH SCHOOL MEETING ON SCHOOL BOUNDARY CHANGES HELD AT VAN BUREN Organization Hosts Annual Men’s Dedication Program
 
TWO YOUNG MEN FROM SAME TROOP MAKE EAGLE SCOUTS

TWO YOUNG MEN FROM SAME TROOP MAKE EAGLE SCOUTS

TWO YOUNG MEN FROM SAME TROOP MAKE EAGLE SCOUTS Boy Scout Troop 654 of St. John Progressive Missionary Baptist Church held its Eagle Scout Court of Honor for Marcus Wynn and Serion Bellamy. The ceremony was held on Saturday, April 15, 2017 at St. John Progressive M. B. Church. The Master of Ceremony was Dexter […]

NATIONAL SIGNING DAY HELD AT MIDDLETON HIGH SCHOOL

NATIONAL SIGNING DAY HELD AT MIDDLETON HIGH SCHOOL

NATIONAL SIGNING DAY HELD AT MIDDLETON HIGH SCHOOL Recently, faculty, staff and students at Middleton High School were excited to participate in National Signing Day. The event was held at the school in the Auditorium. Several students took advantage of the opportunity to sign with the colleges or universities of their choice. In addition to […]

MEETING ON SCHOOL BOUNDARY CHANGES HELD AT VAN BUREN

MEETING ON SCHOOL BOUNDARY CHANGES HELD AT VAN BUREN

MEETING ON SCHOOL BOUNDARY CHANGES HELD AT VAN BUREN  Two parent/community meetings on proposed boundary changes were held last month for the North Tampa and New Tampa areas. The meetings were in the format of an open house, where parents talked with district staff. Staff members from Choice, Transportation and the affected schools were in […]

Organization Hosts Annual Men’s Dedication Program

Organization Hosts Annual Men’s Dedication Program

Organization Hosts Annual Men’s Dedication Program On March 31st, members of SISTUHS, Incorporated hosted their Annual Men’s Dedication Program. The event was held at the University of South Florida. Those in attendance enjoyed an evening of great music, participated in dating games and were served dinner by the members of SISTUHS. Some members of the […]

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Orange County State Attorney Receiving Racially Motivated Threats In The Mail

Orange County State Attorney Receiving Racially Motivated Threats In The Mail

  State Attorney Aramis Ayala has been a target since making a decision to not seek the death penalty in the case of Markeith Loyd followed by Gov. Rick Scott getting involved. The Orange County Sheriff’s office is currently investigating a racially motivated hate crime after a noose and multiple threatening letters were sent to...

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‘Jazz’n At The Ritz’ Will Be An Event To Remember

‘Jazz’n At The Ritz’ Will Be An Event To Remember

  MS. DARLENE JOHNSON … Member of the Positive Images Committee MARVIN KNIGHT … Founder of the Positive Images Committee BY IRIS B. HOLTON Sentinel City Editor As the final week of April comes into view, members of the Positive Images Committee are making final preparations for their upcoming event. The event is just five...

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Man Presented With President’s Volunteer Service Award

Man Presented With President’s Volunteer Service Award

  CARL SHACK, JR. BY IRIS B. HOLTON Sentinel City Editor Recently, a Tampa man was recognized for his volunteerism with a special award. The award was presented to him during the National Volunteer Week, which is April 23 through April 29. Carl Shack, Jr., is employed as a Systems Administrator with AT&T. However, in...

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Justices Approve Ballot Language For Rights Restoration Initiative

Justices Approve Ballot Language For Rights Restoration Initiative

  ARTHENIA JOYNER BY IRIS B. HOLTON Sentinel City Editor Last week, the Florida Supreme Court unanimously approved the language for the possible ballot initiative to automatically restore voting rights of convicted felons.  This decision means that the initiative could be on the election ballot as early as next year. The decision came about after...

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Two Complete Air Force Basic Military Training

Two Complete Air Force Basic Military Training

AIRMAN 1ST CLASS MICHAEL DUDICH Two young adults with ties to the Tampa Bay Area recently completed all requirements and graduated from basic military training. Their respective graduation ceremonies were held at the Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, in San Antonio, Texas. Airman 1st Class Michael R. Dudich and Reserve Airman 1st Class Jose A. Sanchez...

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Man Charged With First-Degree Murder Of Girlfriend

Man Charged With First-Degree Murder Of Girlfriend

  SHYEANNE LEWIS 6/8/1993 to 4/23/2017 HECTOR FAVIO ACEVEDO … Charged with first-degree murder The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office arrested a 24-year-old man after he told relatives he wanted to kill himself. When deputies arrived, the man was arrested for being a felon in possession of a firearm. However, once Hector Favio Acevedo was in...

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Police Arrest Coach for Having Sex With Student

Police Arrest Coach for Having Sex With Student

  SAMUEL M. WALKER … Facing 6 counts of sexual battery Police have arrested a 39-year-old Instructional Assistant for Student Discipline and Head Coach of the girls Junior Varsity Basketball Team. He is charged with 6 counts of sexual battery on a juvenile. The penalty of the charge has been enhanced because it was against...

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Man Indicted For Threatening To Kill Federal Judge

Man Indicted For Threatening To Kill Federal Judge

  JASON JEROME SPRINGER … Accused of threatening to kill a judge A federal grand jury indicted a Tampa man for threatening the life of a federal judge. The indictment took place last Wednesday. According to court documents, Jason Jerome Springer, 39, has been indicted for threatening to assault and murder a U. S. judge....

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Quarrel Between Two Men End With Shooting Death

Quarrel Between Two Men End With Shooting Death

  TYRONE WALKER JAY DEVONNE POWELL A 29-year-old man was killed Saturday night after becoming involved in an argument with another man. The shooting took place at 1428 12th Street, South, in St. Petersburg. According to police, Tyrone Walker, 35, was visiting a relative when he became involved in an altercation with Jay Devonne Powell....

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Clarence Barr’s Reality On Ice’-Something Just Ain’t Right’

Clarence Barr’s Reality On Ice’-Something Just Ain’t Right’

Something Just  Ain’t Right BY CLARENCE BARR, II      Last week the State Attorney’s office announced that they weren’t going to pursue charges against Cody Quinn, the Bloomingdale High School student who shot and killed 17-year-old Jayquon Johnson in a Valrico neighborhood back in January.  According to the Hillsborough County Sherriff’s Office, the agency...

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Former President Obama To Speak For First Time Since Leaving Office

Former President Obama To Speak For First Time Since Leaving Office

  Former President Barack Obama will speak in Chicago. Former President Barack Obama will speak Monday (today) in Chicago to young community leaders and organizers at the University of Chicago, where his presidential library is planned. Obama’s first public engagement comes as President Donald Trump nears his 100-day mark in office next week. T he...

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Republican State Senator That Used The N-Word Resigns

Republican State Senator That Used The N-Word Resigns

  Florida State Senator, Frank Artiles has resigned. TALLAHASSEE —- Florida state senator,  Frank Artiles, who used a racial slur and vulgar language in a conversation with two African-American colleagues resigned Friday, saying the incident is causing a distraction to the legislative process. Artiles a republican representing a district in Miami, submitted a resignation letter...

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Trump Presses Congress To Get A Win Within First 100-Days In Office Or Face Government Shutdown

Trump Presses Congress To Get A Win Within First 100-Days In Office Or Face Government Shutdown

President Trump threatens to shutdown government. Congress returns from a two-week break facing a deadline to keep the government operating while President Donald Trump presses harder for some legislative accomplishments as his first 100 days in office wind to a close. The week is shaping up to be a collision of needs between the two,...

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Named Acting U.S. Surgeon General After Obama Appointee Asked To Resign

Named Acting U.S. Surgeon General After Obama Appointee Asked To Resign

Rear Admiral Sylvia Trent-Adams replaces U.S. Surgeon General Vivek H. Murthy who resigned on Friday. Like other holdovers from the Obama administration, reps of Team Trump asked U.S. Surgeon General Vivek H. Murthy to resign on Friday. Dr. Murthy was replaced by his deputy, Rear Adm. Sylvia Trent-Adams, one of the first nurses to serve...

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Bill O’Reilly Receiving $25M Payout After Ousted From Fox News;

Bill O’Reilly Receiving $25M Payout After Ousted From Fox News;

  Workers put boards over Bill O’Reilly’s posters in front of the Fox News offices. The day after Bill O’Reilly was ousted from Fox News, aftershocks rippled through the network, with news of Mr. O’Reilly’s exit package spreading through the newsroom and some employees questioning how committed executives were to rooting out sexual harassment. O’Reilly...

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SHANTIS

SHANTIS This week’s Beauty Unlimited feature is Shantis. She wants everyone to know that she is a force to be reckoned with, and she won’t stop until she reaches her goal of total success. This young lady makes it look easy to be beautiful, and at the same time ambitious, courageous, and highly motivated. Congratulations...

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Winston Wanted To Be A Podiatrist When He Was Young

Winston Wanted To Be A Podiatrist When He Was Young

Jameis Winston didn’t always dream of becoming a superstar in the NFL … instead, Winston says he wanted to work on feet for a living. The Pro Bowl signal caller revealed his childhood inspiration in a Twitter Q&A … saying a family podiatrist left such a big impact on his life, he wanted to follow...

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