Monday, September 24, 2018

Pasco News

Deputy's wife texted 'Kirk has lost his mind' before murder-suicide, friend says

Deputy's wife texted 'Kirk has lost his mind' before murder-suicide, friend says

LAND O’LAKES — Samantha Keithley sent a series of disturbing text messages late Sunday, complaining about her husband to a longtime friend.“Kirk has lost his mind Kristin,” she wrote in one text, talking to friend Kristin ...
Updated: 1 hour ago

Pasco Letters to the Editor for Sept. 28

Re: Epilogue: Robert Judson Jr., a pioneer in Pasco-Hernando education (9-19-18)I had the pleasure of working with the late Dr. Robert Judson, the former president of what is now Pasco-Hernando State College, for many years. During my tenure as a Flo...
Updated: 4 hours ago

Tickets on sale for Richey Community Orchesta season

Music is in the offing as tickets go on sale Oct. 1 for the 2018-2019 season of the Richey Community Orchestra. The non-profit orchestra, under the direction of Stephen P. Brown, features a multi-generational group of 50 professional and amateur musi...
Updated: 4 hours ago
New theater and conservatory opening broadens local offerings

New theater and conservatory opening broadens local offerings

By Barbara L. FredricksenTimes CorrespondentAt the age of 75, Vince Vanni seems to have finally found his bliss.Area theater-goers know Vanni from his many performances at Stage West Community Playhouse, Show Palace Dinner Theatre and with Live Oak T...
Updated: 4 hours ago
Pasco deputies identify body of man found in wooded Wesley Chapel campsite

Pasco deputies identify body of man found in wooded Wesley Chapel campsite

WESLEY CHAPEL — The Pasco County Sheriff’s Office has identified a body discovered Saturday in a wooded area as a 60-year-old Hillsborough County man.Two people flagged down a deputy Saturday to report a decomposing body in the woods north of Beardsl...
Updated: 9 hours ago
Football player, band member, advanced student, girl: Pasco eighth-grader does it all well

Football player, band member, advanced student, girl: Pasco eighth-grader does it all well

TRINITY — Julie Michael stood in the metal bleachers, flute poised at her lips, ready to play the national anthem with the Seven Springs Middle School advanced band.As the band segued into the school fight song, the eighth-grader continued per...
Published: 09/20/18
Updated: 09/23/18

Pasco Events starting Sept. 28

28 FridayDiscussion with a Doctor — Diabetes: Presented by Florida Family Primary Care Center. Learn how diabetes education is an important part of helping people reduce their risk for complications and improve quality of life. Spanish interpr...
Published: 09/24/18

Things to Do in Pasco and Hernando counties starting Sept. 28

FestivalsHispanic Heritage Festival: The second annual event will be from 2 to 10 p.m. Sept. 29 at the Lake House, 1202 Kenlake Ave., Spring Hill. Gates open at 1:30 p.m. Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month by experiencing the culture with live music...
Published: 09/24/18

Pasco Briefs for Sept. 28

CountywideCounty launches voting information sitePasco County Government has launched a new website to educate and inform Pasco County voters about four general obligation bond questions that will be on the Nov. 6 general election ballot. The site is...
Published: 09/24/18
Volunteers are essential for student health screenings at Pasco schools

Volunteers are essential for student health screenings at Pasco schools

NEW PORT RICHEY — There was a beehive of activity at Anclote Elementary School last week as students lined up for health screenings in the school media center.The state-mandated screenings cover vision, hearing and body mass testing for studen...
Published: 09/18/18
Updated: 09/21/18