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Carrollwood News

Strange plants keep bringing surprises

Strange plants keep bringing surprises

When we had a large vegetable garden in Iowa, some of the farmers thought we were strange, and one even told us he didn’t recognize much of what we were growing: cauliflowers of many colors, huge sugar beets we fed to the cows, comfrey that ke...
Published: 05/29/15
Scholarships awarded for Heart of a Champion event

Scholarships awarded for Heart of a Champion event

Thousands of dollars in scholarships were presented to student-athletes from throughout Hillsborough County at a presentation at the T Pepin Hospitality Centre on May 13.
Published: 05/27/15
County PTAs and their leaders honored

County PTAs and their leaders honored

TAMPA — PTAs and PTSAs from across the county were recognized for their service to the students, teachers and the community at the recent Hillsborough County Council of PTA-PTSAs 33rd annual Awards Luncheon.
Published: 05/27/15
Ex-Tribune sportswriter honored for bowling coverage

Ex-Tribune sportswriter honored for bowling coverage

TAMPA — Bob Austin figured out early in life he was destined to be a sportswriter. The accuracy of his prediction became apparent in an award-winning career as a sportswriter and editor, leading to his recent induction into the Greater Tampa U...
Published: 05/27/15
Expo to help community prepare for hurricanes

Expo to help community prepare for hurricanes

TAMPA — Florida has gone without a hurricane for nearly nine years, the longest stretch since 1851, when record keeping of the state’s major storms first began.
Published: 05/27/15
Carrollwood Day School breaks ground on gym

Carrollwood Day School breaks ground on gym

CARROLLWOOD — Some of the best memories from school come from the gatherings and events that are experienced. A football game on your home team’s field or a homecoming dance in the school’s gymnasium, both are some of those lifet...
Published: 05/27/15

Last bash for seniors

Landry Talley
Published: 05/27/15
Vine-ripened tomatoes are a summertime delight

Vine-ripened tomatoes are a summertime delight

Atop of my “Oh boy, it’s summer” list is vine-ripened tomatoes. And planted firmly at the bottom of that list is the scorching heat of the sun. After about 20 minutes roasting in it, you can’t tell the difference between m...
Published: 05/26/15
Major event for blind bowlers coming to town

Major event for blind bowlers coming to town

CLEARWATER — Seeing isn’t always believing. Warren Davis grew up with 20/20 vision. He loved to bowl in his native New York and had what he described as “pilot vision.”
Published: 05/20/15
Longtime Woman’s Club member honored

Longtime Woman’s Club member honored

The GFWC Lutz-Land O’ Lakes Woman’s Club recently honored longtime member Gloria Kasouf for her nearly four decades of service in the General Federation of Women’s Clubs and, more particularly, for her 31 years as a member of GFWC Lutz-Land O’ Lakes Woman’s Club.
Published: 05/20/15