Lieutenant to lead crisis planning at 53 schools
||New deputy has language problem
[Times photo: Janel Schroeder-Norton]
The Sheriff's Office is having a bit of difficulty with the new dog -- he was trained in German.
A Pasco County Sheriff's Office lieutenant who was the county's first school resource officer will oversee safety and crisis planning at the district's 53 schools.
Deputy loses control of patrol car at high speed, crashes
The deputy said he was going 85 to 95 mph. He suffered minor injuries.
EDC requests a 61 percent budget boost
The economic development agency staff is stretched thin now, officials say, and it's likely to get busier.
Rain barrels a catchy idea
At a workshop, folks learn how to use 55-gallon barrels to catch rain now so they can water plants later.
Searching for a high, teens run into death
Records say a driver was inhaling an aerosol cleaner and passed out moments before the wreck that killed three.
Water efforts helping, but don't relax just yet
The heftier fines, public education, and general brow beating are showing signs of working. Water use in Pasco County is down 14.4 percent compared to a year ago, according to statistics from the county utility department.
Not an accident victim, a person
Re: Man killed in fiery truck crash, May 12
Port Richey hires building inspector
Bette Farmerie takes over a position that has been vacant since controversy last June.
Molestation suspect says judge is biased
DADE CITY -- A 36-year-old man accused of molesting two young girls over several years complained Wednesday that the judge is biased against him and possibly biased against men in general.
Dade City sticks with grants
Commissioners revise and continue a downtown building-improvement grant program.
Bus in wreck carried Hudson Middle students
HUDSON -- The charter bus involved in a four-vehicle crash Monday afternoon on State Road 52 in San Antonio was carrying students from Hudson Middle School, school officials said.
Game's format feeds early intensity
Zephyrhills coach Tom Fisher wanted Tuesday's scrimmage to be as competitive as possible. In order to do so, he set up the teams so that first-stringers would be facing fellow starters.
Around the county
Meadow Oaks yields pair of aces in span of three days
As summer approaches, the action at Meadow Oaks is heating up. The course was the site of two holes-in-one in a three-day span earlier this month.
Ex-lineman finds home in backfield
Hudson coach Terry Voyles likes what he sees in his backfield.
Man faces charge of molesting girl
Anonymous bomb threat evacuates county courthouses
An anonymous bomb threat Wednesday morning resulted in an evacuation of courthouses across Pasco County.
Power surge causes small wildfire in San Antonio
Pasco firefighters were at it again Wednesday, battling another county wildfire as the state's severe drought wore on.