Try looking in the monthly archives. July 2013

Hancock’s “Arena” a fast-paced SciFi romp!

Karen Hancock’s debut novel, Arena, is probably her best. Arena tells the story of Callie, a young woman with family trouble, a life that’s going nowhere, and a sister that’s determined to get her married to a rich – but …

Bush shaves his head to support 2yo with cancer

On Tuesday, former U.S. President George H.W. Bush shaved his head. “41” said he wanted to support Patrick, the 2-year-old son of a member of Bush’s Secret Service security detail.
After Patrick was diagnosed with leukemia, members of the former President’s …

Despicable Me 2 a lighthearted, worthwhile adventure

A secret Russian laboratory lies somewhere in a cold Artic environment. It is so well hidden that it is unlikely that anyone would find the place, let alone try to enter it. After all, if the cold doesn’t deter intruders, …

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Police arrest suspect in Family Dollar killing

Demetrius Parks (inset) is the chief suspect in the murder of Horsley Shorter Jr. (center), manager of Family Dollar at 4900 N. 40th St.
Horsley Shorter Jr., 49, moved to Tampa to help his aging mother. The retired U.S. Army veteran …

SCUBA Surprise!

Your warm and fuzzy weekly video from The Brandon Beacon. We found this smile online and wanted to share it with you…might want some tissues for this one. Click the pic to play.

Archery camp hits the bullseye

Weeklong Tampa Bay HEAT event a preview of coming attractions
BEACON STAFF w/ Jeremiah Meck
The Tampa Bay HEAT hosted a weeklong archery camp at East Point Assembly of God in Tampa from June 24 to June 28. On Friday of that …