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Plant City Courier

Two men found dead inside Plant City home

Two men found dead inside Plant City home

Officers found two men dead inside a Plant City home while responding early Thursday to a possible burglary in progress, police said.
Updated: 18 hours ago

A vital tool that can save a life

Sandi didn’t sound too well when I phoned her. My lifelong friend – we were born on the same day at the same hospital – told me she had used a ladder in the kitchen to reach for something, missed the last rung and fallen onto the...
Published: 12/18/14
The skinny on food-related gifts

The skinny on food-related gifts

Christmas is a week away and if you’re like me, you’re busier than a bee, bunny or beaver – so I’ll get right to it.
Published: 12/18/14
Gardening
55 monarch caterpillars almost died of starvation

Gardening 55 monarch caterpillars almost died of starvation

Those of us who raise monarch butterflies often have to buy new milkweed to replenish our supply. We usually go to Kerby’s in Brandon, because it almost always has some.
Published: 12/18/14
Art guild ushers in holidays with Christmas exhibit

Art guild ushers in holidays with Christmas exhibit

PLANT CITY A community theater was transformed into a gallery for the visual arts with “A Christmas Showing of Fine Art” sponsored by the East Hillsborough Art Guild.
Published: 12/16/14
Updated: 12/18/14
Happy memories left for those who danced at Stardust

Happy memories left for those who danced at Stardust

Editor’s note: A version of this story published in a community section of The Tampa Tribune
Published: 12/13/14

Help feed the needy through United Food Bank

PLANT CITY United Food Bank of Plant City is asking for donations of frozen turkeys and nonperishable foods to help feed the needy at Christmas time.
Published: 12/14/14

Enjoy Christmas music at church

PLANT CITY Trinity United Methodist Church, 402 W. English St., will offer a special Christmas music service 10:30 a.m. Sunday.
Published: 12/15/14

Entry deadline is Thursday for parade

PLANT CITY Leola McDonald has been named marshal of the Jan. 17 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Freedom Parade.
Published: 12/13/14
Youths flocked to popular football program

Youths flocked to popular football program

PLANT CITY More than 230 players competed in the recently completed annual youth flag football program sponsored by the Plant City Recreation and Parks Department and Optimist Club.
Published: 12/15/14