Sunday, August 19, 2018

Pasco News

Pasco deputies arrest 21-year-old in deadly Hudson gunfight

Pasco deputies arrest 21-year-old in deadly Hudson gunfight

HUDSON — A 21-year-old man was arrested on a murder charge Thursday night, according to the Pasco County Sheriff’s Office, 24 hours after a drug deal turned into a deadly gunfight in an apartment complex parking lot.Anthony Blount of 12424 Hicks Road...
Published: 08/16/18
Federal grand jury indicts ex-Pasco schools bus manager on child porn, enticement charges

Federal grand jury indicts ex-Pasco schools bus manager on child porn, enticement charges

A federal grand jury has indicted a former Pasco County Schools transportation manager on child enticement, production of child pornography and other charges, the Department of Justice announced Thursday.William Matthew Napolitano, 35, of New Port Ri...
Published: 08/16/18
Former boxing champion Antonio Tarver accused of punching girlfriend’s son over Waffle House bill

Former boxing champion Antonio Tarver accused of punching girlfriend’s son over Waffle House bill

LAND O’LAKES — Former world-champion boxer Antonio Tarver was arrested Monday, after deputies said he punched his girlfriend’s teenage son in the face in a dispute over a Waffle House bill.Pasco County Sheriff’s deputies on Monday responded to Tarver...
Published: 08/15/18

Pasco Political Notebook for Aug. 17

Republican Club hosts candidate forum at meetingThe West Pasco Republican Club will host an "Election Extravaganza" candidate forum at its meeting Aug. 21 at Heritage Springs Country Club, 11345 Robert Trent Jones Parkway, Trinity. A social time will...
Published: 08/13/18
Updated: 08/15/18
Hometown Pasco for Aug. 17

Hometown Pasco for Aug. 17

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: 08/09/18
Updated: 08/15/18

Pasco schools don’t plan to move teachers over state scores

Florida school districts recently received their teachers’ state "value-added" scores, and some scrambled to reassign those who got poor marks out of schools in turnaround status.But Pasco County wasn’t one of them, despite state rules relating to pe...
Published: 08/15/18

County installs new traffic light in Zephyrhills

ZEPHYRHILLSNew traffic signal at Eiland and HandcartPasco County officials installed a new traffic signal Monday at Eiland Boulevard and Handcart Road in Zephyrhills.After numerous requests for a traffic signal at the intersection, Pasco County condu...
Published: 08/14/18

School notes for Aug. 17

School calendar• Aug. 13: First day of school for students.• Aug. 28/30: Adult education graduation.• Sept. 3: Labor Day, no school.• Sept. 14: Progress reports.Library notes/Educational programs• Life Hack Academy: Sleuth Your Sources, 5 to 6 p.m. A...
Published: 08/13/18
Updated: 08/14/18
Heart-shaped earrings and pink hair? Check out Pasco’s first all-girl Cub Scout den

Heart-shaped earrings and pink hair? Check out Pasco’s first all-girl Cub Scout den

NEW PORT RICHEY — Cubmaster Alex Moyers stood in front of a table of Cub Scouts last month, waiting for them to come to attention."Please stand for the pledge and opening ceremony," Moyers said.The scouts quickly stood, and each placed three fingers ...
Published: 08/14/18
New programs, new facilities, new optimism mark first day of school in Pasco

New programs, new facilities, new optimism mark first day of school in Pasco

A rainbow spanned the horizon behind Wendell Krinn Technical High School early Monday, as students arrived for the first day of classes.Principal Chris Dunning viewed it as a positive omen for K-Tech, as most refer to the school that replaced Ridgewo...
Published: 08/13/18
Updated: 08/14/18