June 8, 2000
[Times photo: Carrie Pratt]
Carrie Rose, 14, adjusts her costume before practicing at Port Richey Dance Time on Saturday afternoon. Carrie is among 174 participating in a recital Sunday.
Zephyrhills grant application at top of state's list
The city thinks it has a good chance to receive $600,000 for streetscaping.
SHINE struggles for volunteers
NEW PORT RICHEY -- Laurie Stierle thinks volunteerism may be an unintended victim of the good economy.
Plea deal says robbery turned deadly
A New Port Richey man admits in the agreement that he conspired with a Chicago man to steal the jewelry of a 78-year-old, including her 8-carat diamond ring. She was killed in the robbery.
Simulator can fulfill the need for speed for county residents
PORT RICHEY -- If you ever wanted to be Top Gun without strapping two jet engines to your chair, the Navy is giving people the chance to experience a computer version of the real thing.
School Board candidate McQuade withdraws from race
School Board candidate Christopher McQuade dropped out of the race Monday.
- Imperfection good enough for the Bowler of the Year
Perfect games are nothing new for Joe LaVoy.
- Hot start propels Dade City to softball victory
ZEPHYRHILLS -- Dade City's Ashley Rogers belted a two-run home run over the left-centerfield fence in the bottom of the first Tuesday, highlighting the Pride's 8-5 win over Haines City.
- Post 79 getting better
NEW PORT RICHEY -- Post 79, made up of players from Gulf, Ridgewood and River Ridge high schools, is showing the same improvement that those teams displayed in the high school baseball season.
- Post 147 gets good pitching
LAND O'LAKES -- The Land O'Lakes Gators might have lost three pitchers to the major leagues, but the cupboard might not be bare as Jose Santa and David Starkey have pitched Post 147 to a 4-0 start, including two shutouts.