Monday, August 20, 2018

Pasco News

Federal grand jury indicts ex-Pasco schools bus manager on child porn, enticement charges

Federal grand jury indicts ex-Pasco schools bus manager on child porn, enticement charges

A federal grand jury has indicted a former Pasco County Schools transportation manager on child enticement, production of child pornography and other charges, the Department of Justice announced Thursday.William Matthew Napolitano, 35, of New Port Ri...
Published: 08/16/18
Former boxing champion Antonio Tarver accused of punching girlfriend’s son over Waffle House bill

Former boxing champion Antonio Tarver accused of punching girlfriend’s son over Waffle House bill

LAND O’LAKES — Former world-champion boxer Antonio Tarver was arrested Monday, after deputies said he punched his girlfriend’s teenage son in the face in a dispute over a Waffle House bill.Pasco County Sheriff’s deputies on Monday responded to Tarver...
Published: 08/15/18

Pasco Political Notebook for Aug. 17

Republican Club hosts candidate forum at meetingThe West Pasco Republican Club will host an "Election Extravaganza" candidate forum at its meeting Aug. 21 at Heritage Springs Country Club, 11345 Robert Trent Jones Parkway, Trinity. A social time will...
Published: 08/13/18
Updated: 08/15/18
Hometown Pasco for Aug. 17

Hometown Pasco for Aug. 17

We want your news!Hometown Pasco is devoted to everyday life in our county, whether it’s snapshots from your family reunion, recreational sporting event, news from your last club meeting or just a few lines thanking someone for a job well done. You c...
Published: 08/09/18
Updated: 08/15/18

Pasco schools don’t plan to move teachers over state scores

Florida school districts recently received their teachers’ state "value-added" scores, and some scrambled to reassign those who got poor marks out of schools in turnaround status.But Pasco County wasn’t one of them, despite state rules relating to pe...
Published: 08/15/18

County installs new traffic light in Zephyrhills

ZEPHYRHILLSNew traffic signal at Eiland and HandcartPasco County officials installed a new traffic signal Monday at Eiland Boulevard and Handcart Road in Zephyrhills.After numerous requests for a traffic signal at the intersection, Pasco County condu...
Published: 08/14/18

School notes for Aug. 17

School calendar• Aug. 13: First day of school for students.• Aug. 28/30: Adult education graduation.• Sept. 3: Labor Day, no school.• Sept. 14: Progress reports.Library notes/Educational programs• Life Hack Academy: Sleuth Your Sources, 5 to 6 p.m. A...
Published: 08/13/18
Updated: 08/14/18
New programs, new facilities, new optimism mark first day of school in Pasco

New programs, new facilities, new optimism mark first day of school in Pasco

A rainbow spanned the horizon behind Wendell Krinn Technical High School early Monday, as students arrived for the first day of classes.Principal Chris Dunning viewed it as a positive omen for K-Tech, as most refer to the school that replaced Ridgewo...
Published: 08/13/18
Updated: 08/14/18

Pasco Business Digest for Aug. 17

Business DigestEventsNEW CHAMBER MEMBER ORIENTATION: The Central Pasco Chamber of Commerce will have its new member orientation from 5:15 to 6 p.m. Aug. 22 at the chamber office, 1930 Land O’ Lakes Blvd., Suite 16, Lutz. The event is free and open to...
Published: 08/09/18
Updated: 08/14/18
Epilogue: Curtis Law’s quiet leadership drew respect, attention on Pasco commission

Epilogue: Curtis Law’s quiet leadership drew respect, attention on Pasco commission

Curtis Law Sr. might as well have worked at E.F. Hutton.When he talked, people listened.It was the commercial slogan for that stock brokerage firm in the 1970s and ‘80s, and it played out in county government when Mr. Law, a 16-year Pasco commissione...
Published: 08/09/18
Updated: 08/13/18