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Pasco County man receives early birthday gift

Pasco County man receives early birthday gift

Pasco County, Florida --The Florida Lottery announces that David Steimel, 60, of Port Richey, claimed a $500,000 prize in the GOLD RUSH TRIPLER Scratch-Off game at Florida Lottery headquarters in Tallahassee. Steimel, who celebrates his birthday later this week, purchased his winning ticket at Jasmine Discount Beverage, located at 10604 Devco Drive in Port Richey.

2012-2013 PRIDE Awards

2012-2013 PRIDE Awards

Pasco County, Florida -- High school seniors were recognized as academically high achieving students in the 2012-2013 PRIDE Awards. 

The PRIDE winners for Math, Science, Social Studies, Writing, World Languages, Verbal Arts and Performing Arts are:

  • Math: Colin Defant- LOLHS
  • Science: Paige DePagter- JWMHS
  • Social Studies: Katrina Enoch- GHS
  • Writing: Samuel Henninger- WCHS
  • World Languages: Dylan Waddle- SLHS
  • Visual Arts: Abigail Cole- WRHS
  • Performing Arts: Tyler Wilton- HHS

 

New memorial honors Captain Charles Bo Harrison

New memorial honors Captain Charles Bo Harrison

Pasco County, Florida -- The Pasco Sheriff's Office will remember Captain Charles Bo Harrison, on the 10th anniversary date when he killed in the line of duty.  

A new memorial with Harrison's likeness will be dedicated at a ceremony to be held at 9 a.m. on Saturday, June 1.  The event will be held at the District II Office, located at 36409 State Road 52 in Dade City.  Members of the Pasco Sheriff's Office, former employees and family members are expected to attend.

Potential Eagle Scout working on Emergency Communication Network

Potential Eagle Scout working on Emergency Communication Network

Land O'Lakes, Florida -- Kiran Shila, age 17, is a Boy Scout in Troop 314 is in his final step to becoming an Eagle Scout.

Land O' Lakes High School culinary arts student wins award

Land O' Lakes High School culinary arts student wins award

Land O' Lakes, FL - It looks like Land O' Lakes High School's investment in the culinary arts program has paid off for Darryus Lowe!

On Friday, May 17 at 10:30 a.m., Land O' Lakes High School culinary arts student Darryus Lowe will be awarded his prizes for winning the 2013 Let's Do Gourmet High School Recipe Challenge.

Law enforcement memorial to honor fallen officers

Law enforcement memorial to honor fallen officers

Pasco, Florida -- Pasco Sheriff Chris Nocco invites the public to attend the 2013 Pasco Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Service, scheduled at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, May 3.

The event will take place on the north lawn of the Historic Courthouse, located at 37918 Meridian Avenue in Dade City.

The memorial honors eight officers killed in the line of duty in Pasco County from 1909 with Deputy Sheriff Shelly Nicks to 2011 when Hernando County Deputy Sheriff John Mecklenburg was killed in Pasco County while pursuing a driver on U.S. Highway 41.

Pasco Sheriff's Office Law Enforcement Memorial

Pasco Sheriff's Office Law Enforcement Memorial

Paco County, Florida -- The 2013 Pasco Sheriff's Office Law Enforcement Memorial will be held on Friday, May 3 starting at 7:30 p.m.

It will be held on the north lawn of the Historic Courthouse, located at 37918 Meridian Avenue in Dade City.

Each year members of the Honor Guard visit the grave sites of the 8 Officer's killed in the line of duty.  

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