Tag Archives: 03-02-2011

Easy as pie

The folks at the Pines Trailer Park in Bradenton Beach put on a yard sale Feb. 26 that included loads of pies and a luncheon in the clubhouse. Linda Maerker and Mary Ann Kohl prepared pie slices for sale in …

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Woman pleads not guilty in school incident

Campanello

A Bradenton Beach woman arrested for allegedly exposing her breasts at Bayshore High School has pleaded not guilty. Laura Campanello, 43, faces a second-degree misdemeanor charge of disorderly conduct. If prosecuted and convicted, she could be sentenced to as many …

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Cortez man arrested for alleged threat

Spidle

Manatee County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrested a Cortez man for allegedly making threatening phone calls to a relative. The man, William Troy Spidle, 50, of Cortez, was arrested Feb. 24 after a deputy allegedly overheard a telephone call between Spidle …

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LA police suspect Viens is dead

Authorities suspect a former Anna Maria Island woman who disappeared in October 2009 is dead after finding blood splatter in her bedroom. Dawn Marie Viens, who would be 40, disappeared from Lomita, Calif., on Oct. 18, 2009. Recently investigators found …

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County OKs Start grant

The Manatee County Board of Commissioners on Feb. 22 approved a $10,000 grant to Solutions to Avoid Red Tide Inc. START, which was founded in 1996, plans to use the money for education and outreach, including beach signs, fact cards, …

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Island police blotter – 03-02-2011

Anna Maria • Feb. 19, 10005 Gulf Drive, lost property. The Manatee County Sheriff’s Office received a report from an Illinois man of a lost wallet containing credit cards and cash. • Feb. 19, 200 block of Elm Avenue, petit …

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Sports – 03-02-2011

Anna Maria Oyster Bar quarterback Adam Clark throws a pass as Mr. Spiffy’s Hayley Mooney applies pressure during NFL flag football action at the Anna Maria Island Community Center. Islander Photo: Kevin Cassidy

AMICC NFL teams lock top spots, playoffs loom The regular season of the Anna Maria Island Community Center NFL Flag Football League is down to the final week of regular-season action. After a week off for spring break, playoffs will …

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Island real estate transactions – 03-02-2011

244 Gladiolus St., Anna Maria, a 1,050 sfla / 1,642 sfur 2bed/2bath/1car home built in 1968 on a 75×101 lot was sold 02/09/11, Bordenave to Patten for $410,000; list $444,900. 4002 Sixth Ave., Holmes Beach, a 1,504 sfla / 2,894 …

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Obituaries – 03-02-2011

H. Larkin Osborn H. Larkin Osborn, 95, of Holmes Beach and Shelby, Mich., died Feb. 23 in Hart, Mich.  He was born Nov. 15, 1915 in Wichita, Kan. Mr. Osborn attended Wichita High School East, Friends University and Northwestern University.  …

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Fishing – 03-02-2011

Frank Cyplik landed this nice redfish as an early birthday present while fishing with Capt. Danny Stasny of Legend Charters.

Spanish mackerel invade Island-area waters Water temps are on the rise and hungry Spanish mackerel have taken over northern Sarasota Bay as well as the Intracoastal Waterway from Longboat Pass to the Manatee Avenue bridge. Anything from live shrimp to …

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