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March 14, 2003

The old heave-ho
[Times photo: Lance Rothstein]
Reaching for every fraction of an inch of height, Ridgewood High School junior Anna Lowe takes her turn at the pole vault during a track meet at Wesley Chapel High School.
Jan Glidewell: Festival for folks offers great yarns and music
Keeping in mind that it might be the last chance you get for a while, think about taking this weekend to walk the sandy shaded soil of the Sertoma Youth Ranch north of Dade City, listen to some of the finest folk and acoustic musicians in Florida and enjoy peace -- a commodity that will probably soon be in short supply.

Doctor: Gaime is competent for trial
A second doctor has submitted a sealed report for a crucial hearing today on the mother's mental competence.

Crime fighters find fame on TV
A pair of homicide detectives and their supervisor will be featured on the Court TV program I, Detective.

BB sniper suspect is arrested
Shots hitting a van and a car cause three schools to be locked down while authorities trace a suspect.

Dade City won't enter Fox's reality spotlight
Despite previous interest, a show putting two "society princesses" to work will not be filmed here.

New traffic light isn't helping, residents say
They say the intersection is dangerous, even with the new light. "Something has got to be done before more people are killed," said one.

What's it worth to name a building?
The Boys & Girls Club of Pasco County is auctioning the naming rights to buildings to raise money.

Elementary schools to get new leaders
A chain reaction of principal reappointments will change leadership at three Pasco County Elementary schools.

This week: Pasco
OSCEOLA PRODUCTIONS and Pasco County Parks and Recreation present "Native American Pow Wow Celebration" (formerly known at The Mothers Day Pow Wow) today through Sunday at Withlacoochee Park, Dade City. Hours are 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. today; 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday; and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $2 for ages 13 and older, ages 12 and younger free. There will be American Indian foods, arts, crafts, dancing, drumming, storytelling, children's games and musicians. Camp sites are available. Call (352) 567-0261. Bring lawn chairs.

Big top coming to Hudson
Clyde Beatty-Cole Bros. Circus prides itself on combining entertainment with treating its animals well.

Festival offers fiddles, food, friends
The Will McLean Music Festival will give locals a chance to hear top musicians and to hone their own skills.

Powwow offers mix of cultures, fun
The renamed Native American Powwow returns today to Withlacoochee River Park in Dade City.

Police reports: 2 men sought in armed robbery at coin laundry
ZEPHYRHILLS -- The Police Department is looking for two men who robbed a coin laundry at gunpoint Wednesday morning.

Letters: Why not place new public schools where the students are?
Re: Search yields two possible school sites, March 5.


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