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Plant City Courier

Rowing team captains hail from Brandon area

BRANDON — Crews from around the country and county have been rowing their sleek shells on the calm Hillsborough River in downtown Tampa since 1941.
Published: 11/04/14
Family, friends gather to remember Plant City mother

Family, friends gather to remember Plant City mother

PLANT CITY — As he delivered a eulogy for Misti Whitfield Sunday evening, retired Army Chaplain Daniel Middlebrooks acknowledged the event’s bittersweet nature.
Published: 11/02/14
Updated: 11/03/14
Walk, children’s games part of fundraiser to fight rare genetic disease

Walk, children’s games part of fundraiser to fight rare genetic disease

PLANT CITY – An area nonprofit that raises money to fight a rare childhood disease will hold its biggest fundraiser of the year Nov. 15 at a Lakeland park.
Published: 10/31/14
Kids have a haunting good time at Plant City’s annual Halloween party

Kids have a haunting good time at Plant City’s annual Halloween party

PLANT CITY A fairy, a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle and a princess were among many of the colorful costumes children wore to Plant City’s 8th annual Halloween Spooktacular.
Published: 10/31/14
Police mum on remains of Plant City woman

Police mum on remains of Plant City woman

PLANT CITY — Mel and Sharon Ardelean never held out hope that the disappearance of her daughter Misti Whitfield would have a happy ending.
Published: 10/30/14
Updated: 10/31/14
Church to celebrate founders by hosting community fest

Church to celebrate founders by hosting community fest

THONOTOSASSA — Come one, come all. The public is invited to the happening of the year in downtown Antioch, a historical and semi-rural community nestled along the eastern border of Lake Thonotosassa.
Published: 10/29/14
Updated: 10/30/14
Senior hopes to brighten veterans’ holiday

Senior hopes to brighten veterans’ holiday

PLANT CITY A Plant City High School senior will be at a car dealership on Nov. 8 collecting Christmas gifts and other supplies to help veterans at the James A. Haley Veterans’ Hospital.
Published: 10/29/14
Updated: 10/30/14

Tickets on sale for ‘Appointment with Death’

PLANT CITY — Agatha Christie’s 1945 thriller, “Appointment with Death,” will be presented by the Durant High School drama department at 7 p.m. Nov. 6 through 8 in the school auditorium, 4748 Cougar Path....
Published: 10/29/14
Middle school students gathering supplies to help hospitalized veterans

Middle school students gathering supplies to help hospitalized veterans

PLANT CITY – A magazine article about a Marine who lost his legs in an explosion on the other side of the world has inspired a group of middle school students to reach out to wounded veterans.
Published: 10/29/14
Christmas-themed movie starring Plant City native set for Tuesday release

Christmas-themed movie starring Plant City native set for Tuesday release

PLANT CITY — Charleene Closshey is getting the best possible Christmas gift a bit early:
Published: 10/28/14