From the President:

This month’s meeting is on March 19, 2018 at 6:00 pm. Chaplain Mark Pope will begin a Bible Study before the regular monthly meeting that will be starting at 5:00 pm. Everyone is welcome.


Our guest speaker will be Retired Detective Gary Atchison from the Citrus County Sheriffs Office who was the lead Detective in the Following case:


Jessica Marie Lunsford

(October 6, 1995 – February 27, 2005) was an American nine-year-old girl from HomosassaFlorida, who was murdered in February 2005. Lunsford was abducted from her home in the early morning of February 24, 2005, by John Couey, a 46-year-old convicted sex offender who lived nearby. Couey held her captive over the weekend, during which she was raped and later murdered by being buried alive. The media extensively covered the investigation and trial of Couey.

Jessica Lunsford
Born Jessica Marie Lunsford
October 6, 1995
Gastonia, North Carolina, U.S.
Died February 27, 2005
Homosassa, Florida, U.S.
Cause of death Murder by suffocation




This presentation will be very interesting.  It is not only about the case, but also the effects on the Detectives and the agency dealing with a high profile case.