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Hudson man accused of inappropriately touching teen girl

HUDSON

Man accused of fondling teenage girl

A 37-year-old man was arrested Sunday on charges he fondled a teenage girl, according to a Pasco County Sheriff's Office report. Bobby Dewayne Knowles, of 13701 Muffin Court in Millwood Village, is accused of touching the right breast of a 15-year-old girl sometime last month, the report says. He told a deputy that he may have bumped into the girl by accident, the report says. Knowles is charged with one count of lewd and lascivious conduct. He was released early Monday on $10,000 bail.

DADE CITY

Bring unwanted gold to gift shop

The "Gold Exchange" will be from noon to 5 p.m. Friday and Monday at Pasco Regional Medical Center, 13100 Fort King Road. The public is invited to bring in broken, unwanted or outdated jewelry pieces, including necklaces, earrings, bracelets, rings and even dental gold to the hospital's gift shop. Noble Jewelers of Fort Myers, a certified jewelry dealer, will examine the scrap gold and cut checks for residents on the spot (no cash will be on the premises). Noble also will make a donation to the hospital's volunteer services for hosting the exchange. The volunteers will use those funds to promote health care education and scholarship opportunities in the community.

ZEPHYRHILLS

Celebrate Rehab Week at hospital

Florida Hospital Zephyrhills is celebrating National Rehab Week, and the community is invited to a free open house at 7050 Gall Blvd. from 5 to 8 p.m. Sept. 25 and 6:30 to 8:30 a.m. Sept. 26. There is something for everyone: Test your skills, build your own ice cream sundae, tour the wellness and therapy centers, test your balance, practice ergonomic safety and posture, learn the risks of and how to prevent cardiac and pulmonary diseases, analyze your body composition and receive a hearing screening, if you reserve one in advance. Refreshments will be provided. For information or to schedule a hearing screening, call (813) 783-6154 or (813) 783-6123.

Clarification

The Florida Police Benevolent Association is incorporated as a nonprofit organization. Its status may have been unclear in a Sunday story about contributions to state Sen. Mike Fasano's campaign.

Pasco deaths

Alger, Todd

Banta, Paul Jay

Colontonio, Anthony

Evans, Madeline

Francis, Edward

Kaylor, Betty

Sapienza, Wanza Lee (Young)

Smith, Margaret A.

Tokar, William Andrew

This list is from detailed obituaries published in Section B.

Hudson man accused of inappropriately touching teen girl 09/08/08 [Last modified: Wednesday, September 10, 2008 7:26pm]
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