Tag Archives: 07-23-2014

Passage key plays part in possible homicide

Passage Key (white sand) is viewed to the north of Anna Maria Island and south of Egmont Key. Islander Photo: Jack Elka

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Fishing – 07-23-2014

Andrew Crowton shows off his July 15 catch at the Rod & Reel Pier, where he says anglers are finding snook ready to take a hook baited with live shiners and sandperch on the outgoing tides. He says the snook — all released — are ranging in size from 18-40 inches.

Unpredictable weather results in mixed bag of fish   Hot temperatures and unexpected thunderstorms popping up in the past week have made fishing around Anna Maria Island challenging. When fishing the summertime months, it’s wise to keep a close eye …

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Real Estate – 07-23-2014

518 72nd St., Holmes Beach, a 1,941 sfla / 3,064 sfur 3bed/3bath/2car canalfront home built in 1972 on a 95×117 lot was sold 06/30/14, Carroll to Collier for $850,000; list $890,000. 109 81st St., Holmes Beach, a 1,789 sfla / …

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Island police blotter – 07-23-2014

Anna Maria
 • No new reports     Anna Maria is policed by the MCSO. Bradenton Beach • July 16, 200 block of Gulf Drive, resisting arrest. A 35-year-old man was arrested on a charge of resisting without violence after he …

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Obituaries – 07-23-2014

Ronald M. Luce Sr. Ronald M. Luce Sr., 64, of Parrish, died July 12. He was born Feb. 24, 1950, in Adrian, Michigan, to Harold and Donna Luce. He married Karen Hunt June 12, 1967. Mr. Luce lived in Brooklyn, …

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Sports – 07-23-2014

Island Gourmet’s Dale Smith shoots over Duncan Real Estate’s Jordan Demers during the July 15 championship game in the Anna Maria Island Community Center’s adult basketball league. Islander Photos: Kevin Cassidy

Duncan pushes past Gourmet in adult basketball finals   The Anna Maria Island Community Center saw a tug of war played in the gym July 15. But it was basketball. Duncan Real Estate put up a strong fourth quarter to …

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Calendar – 07-23-2014

Wednesday, July 23 6:46 a.m. — Official sunrise. 6 p.m. — Make-and-take craft project for teens, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-6341. 8:26 p.m. — Official sunset.   Thursday, July 24 6:47 a.m. — Official sunrise. 2 …

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The Islander Classifieds: Wednesday, July 23, 2014

ITEMS FOR SALE GE WASHER/DRYER: Two years old. Energy Star-rated, $598/pair. Kathy, 941-243-3818. TWO LIFE JACKETS: Adult-size XL and small. New, West Marine, $23 for both. 941-778-5647. TWIN BED FRAME: FREE, twin comforter and sham, $10, picnic basket with accessories, $10. 941-778-4036. FREEBIE …

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