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Hillsborough County Deputies Rescue Teenagers In Kayak

Hillsborough County Deputies Rescue Teenagers In Kayak

            Shown in this photograph from left to right are Hillsborough County Deputy Andrew Howard, Nathan Poinsette, Joe Munoz, and Deputy Daniel Henry. Corporal Orlys Oquendo and Deputy Chris Dirmitt are not shown in the photograph. (Photo courtesy of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office).   On Saturday, two teenagers decided to go kayaking. What the 16-year-olds…

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Mother Charged In Death Of Missing Toddler

Mother Charged In Death Of Missing Toddler

JORDAN BELLIVEAU CHARISSE STINSON … Charged with murder   BY IRIS B. HOLTON Sentinel City Editor   At approximately 1:30 a.m., on September 1st, a woman reported her that her toddler had been taken by a stranger. The Largo Police Department launched a massive investigation. Ms. Charisse Stinson, mother of 2-year-old Jordan Belliveau, told police she had…

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Candidate Prepares For Upcoming Election

Candidate Prepares For Upcoming Election

HENRY WASHINGTON … Candidate for Hillsborough County School Board   BY IRIS B. HOLTON Sentinel City Editor               Last week, residents went to the polls to choose representatives. In some races, the winner was decided in the Primary Election. However, in the nonpartisan races, the winner was required to win 50 percent plus 1…

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Jury Awards Attorney Dawson’s Client $125,000.00

Jury Awards Attorney Dawson’s Client $125,000.00

Mr. Dawson returns to the lectern as he conducts the direct testimony of young Devarus Robinson, the high school football player who had been abused by his coach.   BARTOW, FL – On Thursday, August 30, 2018, a six-person jury (5 women and 1 man) returned a verdict in the amount of $125,000.00 against the…

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State Attorney To Host Clinic On Removing Criminal Records

State Attorney To Host Clinic On Removing Criminal Records

ANDREW WARREN Hillsborough County State Attorney’s Office   ESTELLA GRAY Director of Communications for the Hillsborough County State Attorney’s Office   BY IRIS B. HOLTON Sentinel City Editor   Some residents find themselves in a situation where a single criminal charge is causing a problem in their lives. The person may have been arrested, but the…

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Author Chronicles Story Of North Boulevard Homes

Author Chronicles Story Of North Boulevard Homes

HAZEL HARVEY   MAURICE HARVEY   BY IRIS B. HOLTON Sentinel City Editor               A few years ago, Dr. Hazel Harvey decided to write about the place she spent her childhood. She has fond memories of growing up in the North Boulevard Homes, a public housing complex. After making her decision, she set about…

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First Generation College Student Earns Ph.D.

First Generation College Student Earns Ph.D.

SHELDON LAWRENCE … Graduates from the University of Florida   GAINESVILLE — For first-generation college student Sheldon Lawrence, earning a Ph.D. in plant molecular and cellular biology from the University of Florida means opportunity. Dr. Lawrence joined nearly 350 students graduating with their undergraduate and graduate degrees from the UF/IFAS College of Agricultural and Life Sciences…

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Recipient Of National Award ‘Appreciative’

Recipient Of National Award ‘Appreciative’

JANELLE McGREGOR Assistant Public Safety Information Coordinator   BY IRIS B. HOLTON Sentinel City Editor               Working with the public often calls for going above and beyond the expected. Ms. Janelle McGregor doesn’t mind doing whatever she can to provide assistance. In her role as Assistant Public Safety Information Coordinator, she constantly exhibits “going that…

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Tampa Member Continues To Serve In National Position

Tampa Member Continues To Serve In National Position

LEE HARRIS … Florida Representative At National Convention   A local resident of Tampa was in attendance at the 105th VFW National Convention. The convention was held at the Bartle Hall Convention Center, in Kansas City, MO. Ms. Lee Harris is a member of Temple TerraceAuxiliary 10140. The VFW convention marks the beginning of her second year…

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