June 5, 2000
|[Times photo: Maurice Rivenbark]
The dry bed of the Withlacoochee River bakes in the sun.
The once-deep Withlacoochee River shrinks as drought sucks water -- but not life -- out of the channel.
Newest water rules steam some
Residents are upset that they don't have unlimited use of reclaimed water. But officials say there's no getting around it.
Citrus County couple goes with drought's flow
They manage on about 10 gallons of water a day utilizing cisterns and water conservation methods.
Fire didn't destroy confidence of business
On Tuesday, Rose Milljour and Joan Catellier will commemorate what could have been a catastrophe.
Discover causes of drug abuse
Editor: As long as the DARE program keeps the under-17 crowd off of drugs, it would seem to make sense to have such a program. If parents are not talking to their children about drugs and drug usage, the schools have to tighten up the slack.
Fifth-graders embark with words to live by
The fifth-graders were busy with fractions when the telephone rang a few years ago. A student, designated to answer the phone, returned, looked at me with moist eyes, and told me her "Gram" wanted to speak with me.
Police seek identity of woman hit by car
LAND O'LAKES -- An unidentified woman was in critical condition Sunday at St. Joseph's Hospital in Tampa after being hit by a car Saturday on Dale Mabry Highway. Investigators were trying Sunday to identify her.