August 2, 2000
Inmates locked down for 6 days
||Blaze devours mobile home, pets
[Times photo: Carrie Pratt]
No one is home when an afternoon fire sweeps through, destroying everything, but three dogs die
Rowdy inmates at the county jail in Land O'Lakes rebel over food and are punished with a lockdown that is extended after further misbehavior.
Heavyweight joins Ridge Road Extension fight
A former Environmental Protection chief will help the county counter permit challenges from environmentalists on the highway Pasco says it needs desperately.
Success stretches industrial park
West Pasco Industrial Park expects to soon grow by 16 lots and another 30 lots on 55 acres are anticipated.
Burst of wind batters, bends mobile homes
Gusts of up to 60 mph zip through a Zephyrhills mobile home park, badly damaging three homes and mangling gutters and awnings on others.
Talking is great, but listening is worthwhile, too
While the Republican Party's national coronation continues in Philadelphia, Pasco County commissioners conducted their own confab Tuesday attempting to devise a platform for local governing.
School budget plan shaves the tax rate
The School Board will hold one more public hearing before its final vote on the budget.
Elderly woman's death reviewed as 'suspicious'
Bruises and abrasions on a 90-year-old found dead at home in Zephyrhills prompt an investigation.
Wesley Chapel fills girls vacancy
Shelley Carrino will teach math and coach girls basketball. As for the boys, principal Andy Frelick has made one coach an offer and is waiting for an answer.
Wildcats struggle in hoops tourney
The East Pasco under-15 basketball team finished 22nd at a tournament last week after winning just one of five games.