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Thursday, Jul 31, 2014

Plant City Courier

Plant City officer fired for hiding chief’s affair wants job back

PLANT CITY — A veteran police sergeant who was fired in January for helping to cover up a former police chief’s affair is suing to get his job back.
Updated: 3 hours ago
Summer help needed at tourist information center

Summer help needed at tourist information center

PLANT CITY – The help wanted sign is out at the Plant City Tourist Information Center.
Updated: 13 hours ago
Softball federation making pitch for hall of fame museum at stadium

Softball federation making pitch for hall of fame museum at 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: 13 hours ago
Pete Rose’s locker hangs around long after his career ended in disgrace

Pete Rose’s locker hangs around long after his career ended in disgrace

PLANT CITY – Pete Rose isn’t much more than a memory at Plant City Stadium.
Published: 07/30/14
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.
Published: 07/27/14
Updated: 07/29/14

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...
Published: 07/29/14
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.
Published: 07/29/14

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