May 4, 2000
|[Times photo:Dan McDuffie]
A birdbath can be an oasis for thirsty migrating birds, experts say.
Mulieri lays out paving plan again
Some residents can't afford to have dirt roads paved, so cheaper alternatives are needed, she says.
Drought is a bird-watcher's pal
Dry times are an opportunity to lure some rare species into the back yard. All it takes is a little bit of water.
New Port Richey hears utility eminent domain cost
The City Council tells the city manager to organize a plan for funding an effort to take over utility service from Lindrick Service Corp. in the Walker Tract.
Crash on U.S. 19 kills Zephyrhills woman
HUDSON -- A one-car crash on U.S. 19 left a Zephyrhills woman dead Wednesday, according to The Florida Highway Patrol.
Port Richey man charged in attempted bird theft
PORT RICHEY -- A 41-year-old man was charged with attempted grand theft and cruelty to animals after he tried to steal three baby birds from a pet store in April.
More charges for man accused in rampage
LAND O'LAKES -- Pasco authorities have added two more charges to the case against a 35-year-old Wesley Chapel man in connection with an armed rampage in San Antonio Monday night.
Final order signed in malpractice suit
DADE CITY -- A judge signed an order of final judgment Wednesday in the case of a man whose penis was mutilated in a botched urological procedure.
Bail is lowered in slashing case
A teenager, charged with attempted murder after his stepbrother's throat was slashed, has his bail reduced.
Officials try to trace missing water
Somewhere, somehow, about 40,000 gallons a month are disappearing at Sunny Skies Mobile Home Park.
Hollingsworth could be salve for Pasco GOP
Editor: Dr. James Hollingsworth in his April 30 analysis of the troubles plaguing the Pasco County Republican Party is fair minded and reasonably analytical. Many of us have written different opinions about the manner in which Dr. Zoltan Mayer was summarily removed from his post.
Hudson about to rejoin pals as national amputee champ
NEW PORT RICHEY -- For Mike Hudson, it's time for the fraternity to get back together -- the fraternity being his longtime pals on the National Amputee Golf Association circuit.
Quistas have another shot
NEW PORT RICHEY -- Nicki Clevenger remembers the beating Pasco-Hernando Community College took from Lake City in last year's state final. The second baseman sees a rematch in the near future.
Gator hurdler preaches patience
Godfrey Pestana sometimes has a hard time slowing down. However, he hopes to be quick enough today to earn a berth at the state meet.
Experienced coaches accept jobs at Mitchell
NEW PORT RICHEY -- Mitchell has made its first wave of coaching hires -- and it's sending ripples across the coaching ranks.
Ridgewood eyes first regional title
NEW PORT RICHEY -- Ask Nancy Edwards if Ridgewood's girls team can win the first regional track title in school history and her answer amounts to this:
Bulldog star doubtful for regional semifinal
Brett Cimorelli will have surgery Friday after being hit in the face by a pitch in Tuesday's quarterfinal.