Island police blotter – 08-08-2012

Anna Maria         • July 25, 300 block of Poinsettia Road, suspicious incident. A Manatee County Sheriff’s Office deputy responded to a call of two men in a white van parked in front of the complainant’s home. The caller said …

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The Islander Newspaper E-Edition: Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012

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Sports – 08-08-2012

Best friends Patrick Herbst and Jermiah Victor battle it out on the final day of the British Soccer Camp July 23-26 at the Anna Maria Island Community Center. Islander Photo: Courtesy Jenah Victor.

Top indoor soccer seeds set   With only a couple of games left to play in the summer season of the Anna Maria Island Community Center indoor soccer league, Eat Here in the 11-13 division and Beach Bums in the …

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Obituaries – 08-08-2012

Robyn Johnson Robyn Johnson, 52, of Anna Maria Island and recently of Bradenton, died July 23. She was born July 25, 1960, in Wilmington, Del. She came to the island in the mid-1970s. She worked in the restaurant business in …

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Islander Calendar – 08-08-2012

Off-Island Saturday, Aug. 11         • 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Sarasota Bay Watch Great Scallop Search, Mar Vista Dockside Restaurant & Pub, 760 Broadway St., Longboat Key. Information, call 941-953-5333 or 941-232-2363 • 7-9 p.m., Operation American Pride Inc., Honor A …

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Seeking answers

Following her presentation to city commissioners, pleading for them to invite further investigation into her daughter’s 2009 death, Kelly Osborn tells media in the parking lot, “We’re not talking suicide anymore, it’s murder.” Islander Photo: Bonner Joy

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Fishing – 08-08-2012

John and Hanna Kilpatrick, visiting Anna Maria Island from Knoxville, Tenn., show off their double header, a 30- and 32-inch redfish caught on shiners and pinfish. They released the redfish to fight another day, and also caught catch-and-release snook and trout on their July charter with Capt. Mark Howard of Sumotime Charters. Island Photo: Courtesy Mark Howard

Angler’s key to get the bite: Shiners   For all of the species of fish angler’s target around Anna Maria Island, live shiners are the key. Inshore fishing around Anna Maria Island remains consistent for redfish, spotted seatrout and catch-and-release …

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Island real estate transactions – 08-08-2012

207 69th St., Holmes Beach, a 1,948 sfla / 2,388 sfur 4bed/3bath/1car duplex built in 1972 on a 70×110 lot was sold 07/19/12, Belzer to Sunny Skies AMI Cottages LLC for $425,000. 319 64th St., Unit 8B, Island Walk, Holmes …

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The Islander Classifieds: Wednesday, August 8, 2012

ITEMS FOR SALE COMPUTER: DELL DUAL 1.5 GHz, XP-PRO, $100. 941-756-6728. PUSH GOLF CART, $12. Men’s golf shirts, $5 each. Callaway Big Bertha, $35. 941-778-3228. MARY KAY COSMETICS: Full line at discounted prices. Jenifer, 941-224-1760, 941-739-0792. ANTIQUE COPPER POTS and …

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