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Plant City Courier

Signups Jan. 24 for Florida Strawberry Festival Baby Parade

Signups Jan. 24 for Florida Strawberry Festival Baby Parade

PLANT CITY – Registration for the Florida Strawberry Festival’s popular Baby Parade will be from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. Jan. 24 at the offices of Hillsborough Title.
Published: 01/13/15
Falling for Ina Garten, all over again

Falling for Ina Garten, all over again

What can I say? I’m a big fan of Ina Garten, a k a the Barefoot Contessa. Dinner at her house would top the wish list of countless home cooks, including me.
Published: 01/13/15
Dover pair faces cruelty charges after horse dies, others neglected

Dover pair faces cruelty charges after horse dies, others neglected

A Dover ranch owner and her companion face animal cruelty charges after deputies say one horse died from neglect and others were found malnourished.
Published: 01/11/15
Updated: 01/12/15
Meet the candidates for Florida Strawberry Festival queen

Meet the candidates for Florida Strawberry Festival queen

PLANT CITY - Fifteen young women from the Plant City area will compete Jan. 31 for Florida Strawberry Festival queen.
Published: 01/08/15
Updated: 01/10/15
Ohio minister, singer to lead Plant City revival

Ohio minister, singer to lead Plant City revival

PLANT CITY Bishop Rance Allen will lead revival services 7 p.m. Jan. 22 and 23 at St. Mary’s Community Church, 907 E. Laura St.
Published: 01/10/15
Awards presentation spotlights creativity, spirit at Christmas parade

Awards presentation spotlights creativity, spirit at Christmas parade

PLANT CITY Organizers of the annual Christmas parade recently awarded trophies and prizes to four groups for entering the parade’s top floats or marching units.
Published: 01/10/15

Signup through Feb. 14 for new Plant City Colts baseball, softball teams

PLANT CITY – The Plant City Colts youth sports program is reviving its baseball league after more than two decades.
Published: 01/11/15
State lawmaker feels honored to speak at MLK leadership breakfast

State lawmaker feels honored to speak at MLK leadership breakfast

PLANT CITY – State Rep. Darryl Rouson said he believes that the best way to honor slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. is through helping others.
Published: 01/09/15

Columnist: The faith of Hayden Hitchcock’s parents is a living testimony to others

PLANT CITY Tragedies confront Americans every day. But there are some things you never get used to; the death of a child - by any means, at any age - falls into that category.
Published: 01/09/15
Plant City’s first black detective dies at 81

Plant City’s first black detective dies at 81

PLANT CITY — Roosevelt “Bobby” Miller didn’t carry a gun when he became one of Plant City’s first black police officers in the 1960s, his brother David Smith said.
Published: 01/08/15