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Plant City Courier

Local ranch owner staging rodeo Saturday at Florida State Fairgrounds

PLANT CITY Gus Trent, who operates a horse ranch in Plant City, is sponsoring a rodeo Saturday at the Florida State Fair.
Published: 08/27/15
Plant City’s ‘Billy the Kid’ earns mention in book about infamous outlaw

Plant City’s ‘Billy the Kid’ earns mention in book about infamous outlaw

PLANT CITY — A new book on Billy the Kid includes a lengthy passage of a Plant City resident who, for a time, made a living portraying the infamous outlaw.
Published: 08/27/15
Work getting under way on Walden Lake improvements

Work getting under way on Walden Lake improvements

PLANT CITY – Motorists who encounter long waits when they exit Walden Lake at Timberlane Drive and Alexander Street will soon be getting some relief.
Published: 08/27/15
John Germany, mentor and community builder, dead at 92

John Germany, mentor and community builder, dead at 92

TAMPA — Council members, mayors, congressmen, all revered John F. Germany.
Published: 08/26/15
Updated: 08/27/15
Two men killed in Thonotosassa identified as brothers

Two men killed in Thonotosassa identified as brothers

THONOTOSASSA — The man who was killed in his Thonotosassa mansion on Tuesday was identified Wednesday as Scott Tomlinson, one of the owners of a successful stucco company.
Published: 08/26/15
Updated: 08/27/15

Tickets on sale for Sept. 12 dinner theater benefitting Bruton Memorial Library

PLANT CITY — Food, fellowship and fun for a good cause will be part of a mystery dinner theater for Bruton Memorial Library.
Published: 08/26/15
Longtime finance director known for penny-pinching ways looks forward to retirement

Longtime finance director known for penny-pinching ways looks forward to retirement

PLANT CITY – There’s a saying around City Hall that a penny of taxpayer money doesn’t leave city coffers without Martin Wisgerhof’s scrutiny.
Published: 08/26/15

Deaths of elderly Plant City siblings remain under investigation

PLANT CITY — Police are hoping a home computer might provide clues to what led to the apparent murder-suicide of an elderly brother and sister.
Published: 08/25/15
Ice cream, tea party for the dog days of summer

Ice cream, tea party for the dog days of summer

Nothing sets our pooches tails waggin’ like treats from the freezer, especially on sizzling hot days when summer is giving us its last and best punch.
Published: 08/25/15
Mulberry man dead after Amtrak train hits car in Dover

Mulberry man dead after Amtrak train hits car in Dover

A car collided with a passing Amtrak train in Dover on Monday afternoon, killing a 42-year-old Mulberry man, troopers said.
Published: 08/25/15