Sunday, July 22, 2018

Pasco News

Pasco sheriff: Woman faked kidnapping attempt on her daughter to frame former business partner

Pasco sheriff: Woman faked kidnapping attempt on her daughter to frame former business partner

HOLIDAY — The mother of a 12-year-old girl was arrested Thursday after authorities said she faked a kidnapping attempt on her daughter in an effort to frame a former business partner.After the mother was taken into custody, detectives said she tried ...
Published: 07/20/18

Authorities identify victims in Spring Hill shooting

SPRING HILL — Deputies on Friday identified three victims in a string of shootings Thursday that left the shooter and one victim dead.The shootings began in Hudson, where deputies said Theodore Antonia Parker, 59, shot at 44-year-old Tonya Haseman ar...
Published: 07/20/18
They’re veterans, ex-cops and bus drivers. Their new gig: protecting — and connecting with — Pasco’s elementary schoolers

They’re veterans, ex-cops and bus drivers. Their new gig: protecting — and connecting with — Pasco’s elementary schoolers

LAND O’ LAKES — The guard gripped his gun, checked his angles. He passed furniture marked with teachers’ names and room numbers. One door, clear. And then another. And then he threw open the door to a classroom: One loud pop, then six more, then the ...
Published: 07/11/18
Updated: 07/19/18
New Port Richey: Food trucks, dumpsters and bicycles, oh my

New Port Richey: Food trucks, dumpsters and bicycles, oh my

NEW PORT RICHEY — Enforcing laws about food trucks, dumpsters, and bicycle safety were all on the table Tuesday for a New Port Richey City Council looking to continue a downtown renaissance.City leaders discussed adding laws on those topics and enfor...
Published: 07/18/18
Train crashes into SUV in Dade City, injuring one

Train crashes into SUV in Dade City, injuring one

DADE CITY — One person was seriously injured when a train struck a sport-utility vehicle on Tuesday along the train tracks near U.S. 301, according to Pasco County Fire Rescue.The incident took place near the 37900 block of Vitality Way. The incident...
Published: 07/17/18
Tired of fast food? Maybe there’ll be an Armature Works-like hall in Trinity

Tired of fast food? Maybe there’ll be an Armature Works-like hall in Trinity

TRINITY — New Jersey-based M&M Realty Partners has a contract to develop the remaining 300 acres of the Mitchell 54 West project at State Road 54 and Little Road.Land owner Dewey Mitchell shared the information July 11 with a North Tampa Bay Chamber ...
Published: 07/18/18
Artist, advocate, Marine: New Pasco school security director compelled to serve

Artist, advocate, Marine: New Pasco school security director compelled to serve

LAND O’ LAKES — Chris Stowe has a storied past as an explosives technician in the U.S. Marine Corps.The retired master gunnery sergeant has mementos of his service — a field knife mounted to the lid of an explosives box, for instance — hanging promin...
Published: 07/17/18
Members new and old appointed to Pasco-Hernando State College boards

Members new and old appointed to Pasco-Hernando State College boards

Three trustees for Pasco-Hernando State College have been reappointed to their posts by Gov. Rick Scott, and a new member joined the college’s Foundation Board of Directors.The reappointments to the Board of Trustees are Alvaro Hernandez, Lee Maggard...
Published: 07/17/18
Pasco Business Digest for July 20

Pasco Business Digest for July 20

Business DigestBrieflyJULY IS NATIONAL INDEPENDENT RETAILER MONTH: Rock the Boat Productions and several downtown New Port Richey businesses are joining with independent businesses across the country during July to celebrate National Independent Reta...
Published: 07/12/18
Updated: 07/17/18
Hometown Pasco for July 20

Hometown Pasco for July 20

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: 07/12/18
Updated: 07/17/18