TOP NOTCH WEEK 1 PHOTO WINNER

Mack-daddy John Lafferty is the first winner in the newspaper’s six-week Top Notch contest, earning front-page placement of the photo and an Islander newspaper “More-Than-A-Mullet wrapper” T-shirt. Lafferty’s entry — a fun shot of Chris Dayo and the trout he …

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HB-Mainsail debate continues

Holmes Beach Mayor Carmel Monti, city attorney Patricia Petruff and Commissioner Judy Titsworth face the Mainsail development team of attorney Robert Lincoln, Joe Collier, Ed Chiles and Brian Check at the June 21 mediation. The two sides are working toward …

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Fishing – 06-26-2013

Joey Dale of The Feast Restaurant in Holmes Beach answers, “What’s for dinner?” with two nice American red snappers. He caught the fish using sardines in about 150 feet of water offshore of Anna Maria Island. The charter group caught its limit of red snapper, scamp and red grouper and “way too many sharks,” according to Capt. Larry McGuire of Show Me The Fish Charters out of the Bradenton Beach Marina.

Beat the clock, beat the heat to get a hook up   With water temps in Tampa Bay and the surrounding waters reaching the mid-80s, it’s time to fish early and late in day. Midday fishing in the heat is …

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Island police blotter – 06-26-2013

Anna Maria • June 11, 700 block of Holly Drive. A Manatee County Sheriff’s Office deputy responded to a domestic disturbance and found a mother arguing with her juvenile son. No physical contact occurred. Anna Maria is policed by the …

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Obituaries – 06-26-2013

Dale Elizabeth Ruiz De Villa-Herbst Dale Elizabeth Ruiz De Villa-Herbst died June 17. She was born Nov. 30, 1946, to Col. Donald and Dawn Herbst.  She was a resident of Kansas City, Mo., and Anna Maria Island. Her love for …

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The Islander Newspaper E-Edition: Wednesday, June 26, 2013

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Sports – 06-26-2013

Island Pest Control’s Danny Anderson controls the soccer ball during the June 20 Island Cup match with Wash Family Construction at the Anna Maria Island Community Center. Islander Photo: Kevin Cassidy

Island Pest Control wins Island Cup, adult soccer title   Island Pest Control defeated Wash Family Construction 3-2 June 20 to take the championship in the Anna Maria Island Community Center’s adult soccer league and win the Island Cup. The …

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Real Estate – 06-26-2013

Real estate writer Jesse Brisson is on vacation this week.

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Calendar – 06-26-2013

Wednesday, June 26 8:30 p.m. — Official sunset time.   Thursday, June 27 10 a.m. — A talk about mosquitoes in Manatee County with Amber Marciano, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-6341. 8:30 p.m. — Official sunset …

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The Islander Classifieds: Wednesday, June. 26, 2013

ITEMS FOR SALE CLOCK COLLECTORS ATTENTION: GE Telechron model #7ha141. Collectible clock, the Airlux, post war (1945-1949), $25. 941-761-1415. CORVETTE OWNERS: WOLF car cover, like new, $50. Holmes beach. 304-633-3635. FOR SALE: TRAMPOLINE exerciser, $20, clown hobo lamp, colorful, $20. …

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