Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Pasco

Canine partner proves a welcome alternative to pills for veteran with PTSD

Every day in the United States, approximately 20 veterans take their own lives. I could easily have been one of them.Between the Marine Corps and Army, I had almost 17 years in the military. I was officially diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disor...
Published: 11/08/17
Updated: 11/09/17

Letters to the Editor for Nov. 10, Pasco Times

Keep mines away from residential areasThe Pasco County Commission conducted meetings as to whether to approve a permit for lime-rock mining in an area that is in close proximity to our homes. Unfortunately, the meetings occurred when most hardworking...
Published: 11/06/17
Updated: 11/09/17

Be prepared: A flu shot could help save your life

Are you ready for flu season?The flu season is coming. Trackers have noticed serious disease making its way from Australia to the United States. The strain remains H3N2, which caused serious illness last year.Predictions are always difficult, but the...
Updated one month ago
Rev. Eddie Nunn aided police integration, bettered Zephyrhills

Rev. Eddie Nunn aided police integration, bettered Zephyrhills

The Rev. Eddie Nunn Sr., a longtime minister in Zephyrhills, is a name that may not be familiar to many residents. But they are better off for his being here and improving our community.As the pastor at Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church, an African...
Updated one month ago

Letters to the Editor for Oct. 6

Care during storm appreciatedDuring Hurricane Irma, the residents of Consulate Healthcare of Bayonet Point in Hudson were evacuated to a nearby nursing facility for our safety. We were all treated excellently.These people put their time and backs to ...
Updated: 2 months ago

Letters to the Editor for Sept. 29

School district's urricane make up days plan falls short I can't believe what I just read, that the schools are going to make up days lost due to Irma by adjusting their daily schedule a few minutes here and a few minutes there.Really? This is going ...
Updated: 2 months ago
Why Irma drained the water from Tampa Bay

Why Irma drained the water from Tampa Bay

Whatever you call it, what occurred in Tampa Bay was one of the five biggest ones ever.
Updated: 2 months ago

Letters to the Editor for Sept. 22

Volunteer effort at shelter praisedTwo weekends ago, our area was hit by hurricane Irma. Disaster can bring out the best in a community, and in Pasco County I saw just that.I was proud to spend the weekend as a volunteer at Trinity Elementary School,...
Updated: 2 months ago

Pasco Letters to the Editor for Sept. 8

Residential areas also need cleanup Having moved to Pasco some 33 years ago, we have resided in the Embassy Hills section. When we moved here it was a very nice area. All property was well maintained, and it was a pleasure to drive around. In the las...
Updated: 3 months ago

Letters to the Editor for Sept. 1

It's time to rethink the state flagThe current Florida state flag was designed in 1900 after the Civil War. Florida had seceded with other Southern states during the conflict. Prior to 1900, the flag was simply the Florida state seal. The current fla...
Updated: 3 months ago