June 16, 2000
Suspect in April 26 slaying arrested
The case was delayed by conflicting accounts of a fight that caused a death. The state attorney's office made the decision on charges.
Drought jeopardizes water deal
Tampa Bay Water had agreed not to pump more than 158-million gallons a day and to significantly reduce that amount by Dec. 31, 2002. The drought could change all that.
Deadly fencing criticized
Animal-rights activists, nature lovers and county commissioners join forces to adjust a fence that is blamed for killing and mutilating deer.
Green belt through Connerton important to countywide plan
A week after opponents attacked the planned city, the county's Development Review Committee discusses protecting wildlife.
Charter forces mayor to resign
Eileen Ferdinand, who is running for a commission seat, learns her office must be vacant before the council can schedule an election.
Waters offer cool diversions
PORT RICHEY -- With the hot and humid days of summer just around the corner, many people are looking for ideas on how to cool off. The waters of the Gulf of Mexico or the estuaries and rivers along the Pasco County coastline can provide a pleasant and satisfying respite.
18-year-old suspect charged with second-degree murder
ZEPHYRHILLS -- Authorities finally got their warrant, and then they got their man.
Pine Hill eradicating drug trade
Residents say the area, once a haven for drug dealers, hasn't been this safe in 15 years.
Puppetry center to launch summer show series
Harry the Hare and the Frog Prince himself will be featured guests in Sunday's puppet variety show.
Kids and puppets go hand in hand this summer
The whole family can get in on the act in summer workshops that teach the art of puppetry.
Authorities release photo, offer reward for information on June 8 bank robbery
HUDSON -- The Pasco County Sheriff's Office has released a surveillance photo of a man, shown at right, who robbed the SouthTrust Bank at 8941 State Road 52 at lunchtime June 8.
Pasco coach steps down
DADE CITY -- Willie Broner Jr. has decided that 18 years as head boys basketball coach at Pasco High School is enough.
Bulldog ready to kick again
Zephyrhills placekicker and punter Brett Cimorelli is the lone Pasco County representative at the Georgia-Florida all-star football game and the first since former Bulldog Ryan Pickett (in 1998) to be invited.
Area club to host competition
The King of the Bench will be held Saturday at Richey Raquet Club.
Volunteering achieves more than criticism
Re: Sheriff's Office should rethink its priorities, June 11 letter
Fireworks decision creates undue risk
Port Richey City Manager Vince Lupo proclaims to love fireworks.