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Plant City Courier

Suspects in Plant City area shootings arrested after chase

Suspects in Plant City area shootings arrested after chase

PLANT CITY — The suspect in a Plant City slaying and another man wanted in an unrelated shooting were taken into custody Thursday morning after a law enforcement pursuit that stretched into three counties.
Updated: 36 mins ago
Train strikes logging truck in Plant City

Train strikes logging truck in Plant City

PLANT CITY — A semitrailer truck hauling timber from the new Lower Green Swamp Nature Preserve was struck by a CSX freight train on Wednesday.
Updated: 4 hours ago
Plant City High club brightens Easter for Florida Baptist Children’s Home

Plant City High club brightens Easter for Florida Baptist Children’s Home

PLANT CITY About 40 youngsters at Florida Baptist Children’s Home woke up Easter morning to bags filled with goodies, thanks to the generosity of a Plant City High School club and local businesses.
Updated: 21 hours ago
Basketball tourney to help pay for new helmets for youth football league

Basketball tourney to help pay for new helmets for youth football league

PLANT CITY – The registration deadline is May 7 for a basketball tournament to raise money for the Plant City Colts youth football league.
Updated: 22 hours ago
Hundreds of kids enjoy goodies and entertainment at annual Easter egg hunt

Hundreds of kids enjoy goodies and entertainment at annual Easter egg hunt

PLANT CITY One of the city’s most popular events for youngsters celebrated its 25th anniversary on April 19 - much to the delight of hundreds of kids.
Published: 04/22/14
Updated: 04/23/14
Farmers market featuring organics sprouts in Plant City

Farmers market featuring organics sprouts in Plant City

  PLANT CITY – Jennifer Jurnigan and her sister Lori Butterworth like to shop for organically grown foods but say they can be hard to find locally.
Published: 04/21/14
Updated: 04/23/14
Plant City Woman’s Club members show off fashions for a good cause

Plant City Woman’s Club members show off fashions for a good cause

PLANT CITY – Members of the GFWC Woman’s Club of Plant City served as models for an April 11 fashion show to benefit scholarships for women.
Published: 04/19/14
Updated: 04/23/14
Six soccer fields in the works at Ellis-Methvin Park

Six soccer fields in the works at Ellis-Methvin Park

PLANT CITY – Ellis-Methvin Park is expected to have six new soccer fields by late summer or early fall.
Published: 04/22/14
Updated: 04/23/14

Fundraiser at winery to help families of construction workers killed on job

PLANT CITY – Live music, drawings and locally produced wine will be among the features of a May 1 benefit for families of construction workers who are killed on the job.
Published: 04/23/14
Plant City bluegrass concert features The Roys, four other bands

Plant City bluegrass concert features The Roys, four other bands

PLANT CITY – A brother and sister act will headline a spring concert sponsored by the Central Florida Bluegrass Association.
Published: 04/12/14
Updated: 04/23/14