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Monday, Jan 26, 2015

Plant City Courier

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
New city manager sees 2015 as a banner year for the city

New city manager sees 2015 as a banner year for the city

PLANT CITY – The city begins the New Year with a relatively new leader who sees a bright future ahead.
Published: 01/07/15
Author’s talk focuses on offbeat Florida

Author’s talk focuses on offbeat Florida

PLANT CITY — Award-winning freelance journalist Lynn Waddell will be the featured speaker at the 7 p.m. Jan. 15 meeting of the Friends of Bruton Memorial Library.
Published: 01/07/15
Should we never plant a vine?

Should we never plant a vine?

A man I used to see at University of South Florida festivals always mentioned he would never plant a vine on his property. I understood his reluctance. It’s too bad I didn’t take his words to heart.
Published: 01/06/15
Pamper your pups with homemade treats

Pamper your pups with homemade treats

A couple of years ago I learned that baking for dogs gives me the same rush I get from baking for people.
Published: 01/06/15
Family mourns boy, 4, fatally injured in Plant City strawberry field

Family mourns boy, 4, fatally injured in Plant City strawberry field

PLANT CITY — Hayden Hitchcock was only 4, but he made an impression to last a lifetime on those around him.
Published: 01/05/15
Updated: 01/06/15
Tears flow as couples dance one final time at Plant City’s Stardust Dance Center

Tears flow as couples dance one final time at Plant City’s Stardust Dance Center

PLANT CITY Bonnie Bell first caught Phil Eckenrode’s eye four years ago at the Stardust Dance Center.
Published: 01/05/15

Five people seriously injured in Pasco crash

Four people were seriously injured and another was in critical condition after a crash Saturday night on U.S. 98 in Dade City, the Florida Highway Patrol said.
Published: 01/04/15

Motorcyclists injured in crash near Plant City

Two motorcyclists were badly hurt in a crash Saturday evening near Plant City, the Florida Highway Patrol said.
Published: 01/03/15