Jamie Mark’s THE HIT LIST, June 2014

1 // Eustis Doctor on TV American Pickers features local Dr. Jack Cassell on its show. Thankfully for things he collected at home and NOT at work from his urology practice.

2 // Yalaha BBQ joint closes After 32 years, the 71-year-old owner of BC’s General Store is ready to retire. Dismayed patrons long to get their baby back, baby back, baby back.

3 // Schools out! As usual, the familliar: “No more pencils. No more books. No more dirty looks” was heard being chanted through schools. Less usual was that the chant was coming from the teachers’ lounge.

4 // Tavares talking trash Area homeowners will receive postcards to help explain the new residential garbage-collection system, assuming they are not just trashed with the junk mail.

5 // New propane tanks for Blue Rhino? The new composite tanks are said to help prevent another explosion. Looking at the much more expensive tanks, Rhino officials are trying to determine whether the claim is just another blast of hot air.

6 // Soapbox derby canceled The Memorial Day event was nixed for permitting issues, which the organizer claimed he didn’t think he needed because the race was to be held on private property. Missing yet another opportunity, he failed to make his statement from atop a soapbox.

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