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Plant City Courier

Cupcake Festival, apple torte and more reasons why I love October

Cupcake Festival, apple torte and more reasons why I love October

Those baby pumpkins and unusual gourds I’ve been tempted to buy at the supermarket are just the beginning of the good things the month of October brings. Their orange, red and brown tones remind me of a crisp autumn day in Minnesota, where I w...
Published: 10/08/14
This guy’s a master of many things

This guy’s a master of many things

John Starnes made his living as a landscaper in both Denver and Tampa. He was also a garden columnist for the two metropolitan newspapers and wrote magazine articles, as well.
Published: 10/08/14
St. Francis of Assisi parish loses founding pastor

St. Francis of Assisi parish loses founding pastor

SEFFNER — The Rev. Christopher R. Fitzgerald, 82, founder and pastor emeritus of St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, passed away Sept. 26.
Published: 10/08/14
Just in time for Halloween season, haunted trail debuts in Plant City

Just in time for Halloween season, haunted trail debuts in Plant City

PLANT CITY On his grandfather's land in Plant City, and within eyeshot of Interstate 4, Zach Glaros brings to bear his entrepreneurial spirit and visual and performing arts experience in crafting a haunted trail for Halloween season revelers.
Published: 10/07/14
Food bank can restock its shelves with $25,000 donation

Food bank can restock its shelves with $25,000 donation

PLANT CITY – When George Banning was named the Plant City Family YMCA’s Strong Leader of the Year, a childhood friend told Banning he wanted to make a donation to his favorite charity.
Published: 10/07/14

Plant City church to host anniversary celebration

PLANT CITY Brother Gene Bell and the Holy Propheteers of Bartow will celebrate their singing anniversary at 7 p.m. Oct. 18 at Gospel Mets Ministries.
Published: 10/06/14

Kids can learn about crafts at Plant City library

PLANT CITY Children can make a Halloween-themed wreath at a free class at Bruton Memorial Library that starts at 3 p.m. Monday.
Published: 10/07/14
It’s a girl for Plant City couple

It’s a girl for Plant City couple

PLANT CITY Jonathan and Annemarie (Smith) Kephart of Plant City recently welcomed a daughter, Alicen Louise.
Published: 10/05/14
Longtime gospel singer to perform Oct. 19 at Plant City church

Longtime gospel singer to perform Oct. 19 at Plant City church

PLANT CITY Danny Funderburk, affectionately known as America’s Favorite Tenor, will perform Oct. 19 at Harmony Baptist Church.
Published: 10/13/14
Annual Plant City fundraiser features entertainment and wild game dishes

Annual Plant City fundraiser features entertainment and wild game dishes

PLANT CITY – If you have taste buds that enjoy wild game and a heart for charity, circle Oct. 24 on your calendar.
Published: 10/04/14