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Plant City Courier

Plant City 6-year-old doesn’t let big one get away at fishing derby

Plant City 6-year-old doesn’t let big one get away at fishing derby

PLANT CITY Aleena Brown didn’t let her youthful age stand in the way of landing a whopper at the Plant City Youth Fish Derby.
Updated one month ago
2 found dead in shed at Dover home; suspect arrested in Kentucky

2 found dead in shed at Dover home; suspect arrested in Kentucky

DOVER — A felon suspected of murdering a retired Hillsborough High School social studies teacher and her husband at their sprawling property this week was arrested more than 800 miles away Friday in Hazard, Kentucky....
Updated one month ago
Family mourns man killed at Plant City gas station; police search for second suspect

Family mourns man killed at Plant City gas station; police search for second suspect

Mike Beson’s last moments were spent trying to protect his wife, Bonnie, from two men — at least one of them armed with a gun — who wanted to take her purse at a gasoline station.
Updated one month ago
Plant City High students make Easter brighter for children

Plant City High students make Easter brighter for children

PLANT CITY Plant City High School’s Interact Service Club provided Easter bags filled with goodies for all 38 kids of the Florida Baptist Children’s Home in Lakeland.
Updated one month ago

Community health fair Saturday at MLK center

PLANT CITY Health education, music and prizes will be part of a Saturday community health fair at the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Recreation Center.
Updated one month ago
Go crustless for a lighter brunch, lunch or dinner

Go crustless for a lighter brunch, lunch or dinner

Just when I thought I’d churned out every variation of quiche in “quichedom,” along came a snazzy recipe for one that’s crustless.
Updated one month ago
Great winter, great spring in the garden

Great winter, great spring in the garden

Never has my garden had some much color. Since we moved here in 1987, it’s the first time I haven’t had to cover or move plants over the winter. The extra rain helped, too.
Updated one month ago
Candidate Wilcox featured at April 21 GOP meeting

Candidate Wilcox featured at April 21 GOP meeting

PLANT CITY U.S. Senate candidate Todd Wilcox, a decorated combat veteran who also served in the CIA, will be the featured speaker at the 6:30 p.m. April 21 meeting of the Plant City Republican Women’s Club.
Updated one month ago
Man at HCC’s Trinkle center helm doesn’t let lack of vision stop him from excelling at work

Man at HCC’s Trinkle center helm doesn’t let lack of vision stop him from excelling at work

PLANT CITY – Bart Butler, who has been blind since 2005, was desperate for work when he called Hillsborough Community College’s Plant City campus in search of a job.
Updated one month ago
Former players thank coach at annual Plant City High football team reunion

Former players thank coach at annual Plant City High football team reunion

PLANT CITY – There was plenty of reminiscing about gridiron successes when former Plant City High School football players gathered recently for a reunion.
Updated one month ago