June 29, 2000
County schools show marked improvement
Seventeen Pasco schools improved their grades, with five earning A's. Only two schools received D's, and there were no F's.
Pro bicycling race idea hailed as Olympic step
DADE CITY -- Organizers on Wednesday unveiled a plan to bring top-level professional bicycle racing -- and eventually the Olympics -- to east Pasco.
Zoning request fueling emotions
A Port Richey couple are not saying what they plan for the site, but nearby residents are worried it's an incinerator.
Pasco radio goes global on Internet
The world is the potential audience for east Pasco stations WZHR-AM 1400 and WDCF-AM 1350.
Developer formulates plan for site near parkway
A Tampa company is hoping to build a 500-home subdivision east of the State Road 54 interchange of the Suncoast Parkway.
Oldsmar boat shop relocates to Pasco
Cheaper land and lower taxes are drawing more businesses like Stainless Fabricators Inc. to the county.
Girl's actions show young people care
Editor: In a time when many older adults feel that young people have an uncaring attitude toward their community, it is refreshing to come across examples that disprove this opinion.
Woman charged with kicking, pushing deputy
HOLIDAY -- A woman threw a porcelain candle holder at her husband, then repeatedly kicked and pushed an officer who was trying to arrest her on suspicion of domestic battery Tuesday, sheriff's deputies said.
Mayor's election set for Sept. 15
PORT RICHEY -- The next mayor of Port Richey will be elected Sept. 5, the day of the Florida primary election, the city council decided Tuesday night.
Judge drops dentist from wrongful arrest suit
The ruling says Dr. Richard Souviron's contract with the sheriff's office protects him from being sued over his opinion in a murder case.
Courses welcome the rain ... in moderation
Course pros and managers says fairways are becoming green, lush and playable again, but torrential downpours raise havoc with bunkers.
Gulf brings back alumnus, promotes pair of assistants
NEW PORT RICHEY -- The coaching landscape at Gulf is quickly being reshaped.
Bucs, Pirates hire coaches
DADE CITY -- Ray Carver made the whole process sound simple.
Dixie tourney includes softball ... and more
ZEPHYRHILLS -- From its origins in Florida in the late 1970s, never before have the state championships for all six Dixie Girls Softball League divisions been held in one place.
Paperwork completed, West Pasco eyes titles
One year after not competing, five teams will attempt to win Dixie state championships.
Thanks to cabbie who came to couple's aid
Editor: Recently, while going to a doctor, our car stopped at U.S. 19 and Grand Boulevard for a traffic light. It would not start up when we had the green light.