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Thursday, Apr 24, 2014

Pasco Tribune

Bystander rescues man from fire in Shady Hills

A bystander rescued a man from a garage fire this afternoon in Shady Hills, Pasco Fire Rescue said today.
Updated: 6 mins ago

More problems for computer-based FCAT exams at Pasco schools

LAND O’ LAKES — Pasco County schools continued to experience issues with computer-based FCAT exams Thursday and testing was temporarily suspended in the morning before principals were notified they could resume testing at 12:36 p.m....
Updated: 23 mins ago
Port Richey man charged with sex acts with minor

Port Richey man charged with sex acts with minor

A Port Richey man was arrested Thursday and charged with sex crimes with a minor, according to the Pasco County Sheriff’s Office.
Updated: 1 hour ago
Pasco school employee faces federal child porn charges

Pasco school employee faces federal child porn charges

PORT RICHEY — The assistant site manager for a Pasco County school’s after-school childcare program was arrested on child pornography charges after an FBI investigation revealed he had sent and received numerous pornographic images of c...
Published: 04/23/14
Feds OK new I-75 interchange

Feds OK new I-75 interchange

WESLEY CHAPEL — Pasco County has received preliminary approval from the Federal Highway Administration to convert Overpass Road into a full access interchange with Interstate 75....
Published: 04/23/14
River Ridge softball wants to go out a winner for retiring coach

River Ridge softball wants to go out a winner for retiring coach

NEW PORT RICHEY — After nearly 19 seasons of coaching softball, River Ridge High coach Ernie Beck still enjoys the game.
Published: 04/23/14
The whirlybird gets the egg

The whirlybird gets the egg

ZEPHYRHILLS — New Walk Church held its annual Helicopter Egg Drop after each of its six services Saturday afternoon and Easter Sunday. The church provided 60,000 eggs for its three campuses in Zephyrhills, Dade City and Holiday....
Published: 04/23/14
Easter service delivers message of healing

Easter service delivers message of healing

ZEPHYRHILLS — Easter worshippers gathered on the front lawn of Florida Hospital Zephyrhills for the annual Easter Sunrise Service on Sunday under overcast skies. Light early morning rain did not keep the congregants from taking part in the ser...
Published: 04/23/14
Wilson has hand out for cash, signatures

Wilson has hand out for cash, signatures

NEW PORT RICHEY — Pasco Commissioner Henry Wilson, facing a primary opponent in his first re-election bid, has asked the leaders of a toll road opposition group for campaign contributions and petition signatures....
Published: 04/23/14

Pasco FCAT testing hits snag after computer issues

LAND O’ LAKES — The problem became apparent first thing Tuesday morning when freshmen at Land O’ Lakes High tried to log into the computer system to take the FCAT reading exam.
Published: 04/22/14