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Prison awaits deadbeat dad in Holiday who owes $72,000

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Prison awaits deadbeat dad who owes $72K

A 41-year-old Holiday man was sentenced Thursday to two years in federal prison after falling behind more than $72,000 in child support payments. According to the U.S. Attorney's Office, Robert George Cahill was ordered to pay child support for his two kids in April 1997. Over the years, authorities said, he was frequently employed but made few voluntary payments. He pleaded guilty in September to willful failure to pay child support. In addition to the prison time, Cahill was also ordered to pay $72,732.62 in past-due support.

PORT RICHEY

Two vets combine as single practice

Two long-time veterinary practices have announced a merger that will allow them to expand their services. Effective Feb. 1, Animal Medical Service will consolidate operations with Bayonet Point Animal Clinic at 11823 Oak Trail Way. The merging of staffs — Dr. Tammie Hodge and Dr. Melissa Curry of Animal Medical Service will join Dr. Robert Hase at Bayonet Point Animal Clinic — will allow the clinic to offer expanded hours during the week and open on Saturdays. "Sometimes it's just better to have more than one doctor under one roof," said Louise Geiss, regional manager for Bayonet Point Animal Clinic. "We'll be able to offer that many more services by doing that." The combined practice will serve between 6,000 and 8,000 clients, she said. For information, call (727) 863-2435 or visit www.bpanimalclinic.com.

HOLIDAY

Cracker house opens past to view

The oldest "cracker" house in west Pasco will open for tours from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Jan. 23. The historic Baker House, on Moog Road next to the Pasco Arts Council, reopened its doors last month for a holiday open house. Members of the Elfers Centennial Garden Club, who decorated the house for the holidays, hope to hold an open house every month. The event is free and will include a small plant sale outside. The Elfers Centennial Library, located on the same property, will hold a book sale Jan. 23 as well. Built in 1882, the Baker House was restored in the early 1990s and opened to the public as a museum in February 1993. A lack of volunteers to staff the museum closed the doors about two years ago. To learn more, visit www.westpasco historicalsociety.org.

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