May 25, 2000
|[Times photo: Dan Mc Duffie]
Cooling his game face
Wesley Chapel High School football player Nathan Reichner cools off with a water break during practice Wednesday.
Developer plans meeting to allay concerns
Doug Conner hopes a June 8 community meeting will help correct false impressions about the 15,000-home Connerton.
I-75 crash killed one son of minister
Mourning one son, the pastor stays by the bedside of another who was critically injured.
Suncoast Parkway equipment stolen
Tens of thousands of dollars in tools and equipment were stolen from 14 storage trailers on the Suncoast Parkway construction site this week.
Mixed-use complex plan unveiled
Sun Lake Centre on State Road 54 will be designed to include stores, offices, apartments and houses on over 200 acres.
Drive is on for youth basketball camp
A city commissioner, his ex-opponent and the YMCA are teammates in a plan to make recreational youth activities a reality this summer.
Building design rules get hearing
Dade City commissioners prepare to give people a say on plans to put downtown under strict building regulations.
New hires expected to clean up
Port Richey is bringing in a full complement of building officials and anticipating new ordinances to correct unsightly problems.
Man who molested an infant gets life
The defendant's conviction for sexual assault on a 7-month-old girl was his second such offense.
New Port Richey examines moving old church building
The church and hall sit on the new police station site. Officials check the feasibility of moving and fixing up the buildings there.
Man charged with abuse of girl, 11
NEW PORT RICHEY -- A 38-year-old man told his counselor and a family friend that he touched an 11-year-old girl's genitals on two occasions and later turned himself in to Pasco County sheriff's deputies, according to authorities.
Agenda item: cleaner streets or political beef?
Council member Joe Menicola says the Second Amendment Republican Club is not keeping its end of the Adopt-A-Road bargain.
Hildebrand will seek fifth term
NEW PORT RICHEY -- Four-term County Commissioner Ann Hildebrand announced Wednesday that she will run for re-election. It's a race that could be decided in September if no other candidate emerges.
'I live from day to day to just go bowling'
Robert Campbell is 92 1/2 and has no plans to quit the game anytime soon.
Newberry signs fifth local player
LAND O'LAKES -- Small of stature yet quick afoot, David Anderson was a premier setup man for Land O'Lakes' soccer teams that reached the final four the past two seasons.
Quintet to tumble in Orlando
HUDSON -- Five gymnasts from Top Contenders made the cut for a Junior Olympic meet, set for Aug. 1-5 in Orlando.
Wildcats endure some disruptions
Suspensions and injuries have contributed to a hectic spring, but coach John Castelamare says his team is improving.
Knight will continue his career
Justin Fenton might have been River Ridge's MVP as well as the Times Defensive Player of the Year last year, but that did not convince him to play collegiate football.
Ridgewood wants more than one win
With the streak behind them, the Rams have a new attitude, which they hope brings improvement.
Pasco teams come up short in run for state
Pasco players narrowly missed an opportunity to challenge for state titles this week when their teams came up short in preliminary rounds of the USTA Florida Section Senior Doubles League Championships.
Stability in Dade City important for future
Dade City's commission should move cautiously with talk of dismissing City Manager Doug Drymon. The city manager's performance, minus a formal evaluation, surfaced Tuesday night when Commissioner William Dennis expressed his displeasure with Drymon's leadership capabilities and honesty.
Fend off attack on citizens' rights
Editor: It was with great disgust that I read of the log-rolling technique that invalidated part of Mike Fasano's bill that stopped the government from suing citizens to prevent them from taking action against government officials.