June 30, 2000
New homes blossom along Curley Road
Pine Ridge kicks off construction, offering some of the least expensive houses in central Pasco.
Holiday offers far more than fire in the sky
The Fourth of July weekend is bursting with lots of music, games and diversions for the kids, arts and food.
Murder suspect says God will help
The teenager says he was acting in self-defense when he beat a Zephyrhills man to death with a pipe.
Hit-run victim battles effects of brain trauma
Penny Hormerte has emerged from a two-week coma, but injuries have left her mute and unable to walk. She struggles daily to regain a normal life.
Similar crashes leave two dead
NEW PORT RICHEY -- As he did on most Wednesday nights, Arnold Dicke, 87, was driving his friends home from their weekly game of bingo at the American Legion at about 10 p.m. He had almost made it to Ethel Shorb's house at 5548 Louisiana Ave., when he came to the stop sign at Louisiana Avenue and Grand Boulevard.
Gillum sinks to mudslinging
Editor: It was interesting to read of Jim Gillum's attack on a fellow Republican candidate for sheriff, Gil Thivener. I know both men and remember how each performed in the Pasco Sheriff's Department.
Assault charge against airline pilot is dropped
NEW PORT RICHEY -- The aggravated assault charge against United Airlines pilot Edgar Kratzer was dropped Thursday.
Man, 19, charged with having sex with 14-year-old
Authorities say the relationship ended a year ago, but the girl told deputies she gave birth to the man's child in February. He could face up to 15 years in prison.
Former supporter seeking judge's seat
Donald Peyton, a past campaign contributor to Judge William Webb, now plans to challenge Webb in the September election.
Teams eyeing District 13 titles
Youth baseball and softball teams from Dade City, Shady Hills and Zephyrhills are set to join Land O'Lakes in post-season play.
Police apprehend sexual offender
HUDSON -- James Joseph Woodall, a registered sexual predator from Spring Hill, was charged with lewd and lascivious acts with a child under 16, loitering and prowling after leading police on a chase through the woods along U.S. 19, according to deputy reports. Deputies found him hiding in a stream, with only his nose and mouth above the water.
'Music Man' arrives at Show Palace
Experienced cast promises to do justice to much-loved show.
Players give audience a voice in 'Devil'
In Tarpon Springs' version of The Devil and Daniel Webster, audience members can argue points of law and maybe even find themselves on stage.