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Plant City Courier

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...
Updated: 2 hours ago
No injuries reported in Plant City house fire

No injuries reported in Plant City house fire

PLANT CITY No one was injured in a Thursday night fire that destroyed a vacant home.
Updated: 3 hours ago
Plant City plans to curb Walden Lake congestion

Plant City plans to curb Walden Lake congestion

PLANT CITY The city plans to spend $175,000 to ease congestion at the main entrance to Walden Lake at Timberlane Drive and Alexander Street.
Updated: 6 hours ago
‘You’ve only begun to pursue your dreams,’ Durant principal tells graduates

‘You’ve only begun to pursue your dreams,’ Durant principal tells graduates

PLANT CITY – Durant High School said goodbye to its Class of 2015 with words of encouragement from Principal Pam Bowden.
Published: 05/28/15
Simmons Career Center seniors overcome hardships, ready for diplomas

Simmons Career Center seniors overcome hardships, ready for diplomas

PLANT CITY – Amber Lamb and Crystalia Rojo say they probably wouldn’t have received their diplomas had it not been for Simmons Career Center.
Published: 05/28/15

Simmons students overcome hurdles, have bright futures ahead, principal says

Simmons Career Center
Published: 05/28/15
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
PCHS valedictorian, salutatorian leave mark on school

PCHS valedictorian, salutatorian leave mark on school

PLANT CITY – Vanessa Cortes and Yessica Chavez Grimaldo have been best friends since the third grade.
Published: 05/27/15
Four seniors earn top honors at Strawberry Crest High

Four seniors earn top honors at Strawberry Crest High

DOVER – Strawberry Crest High School is unique in this area because it has two sets of valedictorians and salutatorians.
Published: 05/27/15
Seniors ready for next step in life’s journey

Seniors ready for next step in life’s journey

PLANT CITY – The high school days are almost over for the area’s nearly 1,450 seniors.
Published: 05/27/15