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Plant City Courier

Softball federation making pitch for museum, hall of fame at Plant City Stadium

Softball federation making pitch for museum, hall of fame at Plant City Stadium

PLANT CITY – It has been years in the making, but a permanent tribute to the sport of softball may finally be rounding third base.
Updated: 2 hours ago
Soon-to-close haven for troubled girls gives $100,000 to Methodist children’s home

Soon-to-close haven for troubled girls gives $100,000 to Methodist children’s home

PLANT CITY – Steppin’ Stone Farm donated $100,000 to the Florida United Methodist Children’s Home as the refuge for troubled teenage girls prepares to shut down for good.
Updated: 2 hours ago
Summer help needed at Plant City’s Tourist Information Center

Summer help needed at Plant City’s Tourist Information Center

PLANT CITY – The help wanted sign is out at the Plant City Tourist Information Center.
Updated: 2 hours ago

Thoughts about the habits we inherit

Having lived with my birth family for more than 22 years before I married and moved away, I know where I come from. I know why my hair grayed early (like my mom’s) and why my right hand has a tremor (like my mom’s mom). These are physic...
Updated: 3 hours ago
He takes his orchids to work

He takes his orchids to work

Dwight Eppler of Valrico has to be away from his garden much of the time because of his work. He says if God didn’t take care of his plants they’d all be dead. A sprinkler system and helpful wife help God along.
Updated: 3 hours ago

Plant City man dies in crash

A Plant City man died Sunday as the result of injuries suffered when another driver ran a red light and struck him Saturday afternoon.
Published: 07/28/14

Man dies after falling into path of truck in Plant City

A man who fell into the road in Plant City this morning died after he was run over by a pickup truck, Plant City police said.
Published: 07/26/14

Public meeting planned for school community garden

PLANT CITY Students at Wilson Elementary will have a chance to learn about gardening and nutrition in the coming school year, thanks to a new community garden.
Published: 07/24/14
Updated: 07/25/14
$5.8 million project under way on SR 39

$5.8 million project under way on SR 39

PLANT CITY – Work crews will be a familiar sight through mid-2015 on a 3.1-mile stretch of State Road 39, also known as James L. Redman Parkway.
Published: 07/25/14
Woman turns bout with life-threatening disease into her life’s mission

Woman turns bout with life-threatening disease into her life’s mission

PLANT CITY – Becky Dame was a college freshman when a stomach ache. The trip to the infirmary led to an unexpected and life-changing diagnosis: leukemia.
Published: 07/23/14
Updated: 07/25/14