Easter events offer religious observances and family fun

Whether they want to celebrate their faith, take the kids for an egg hunt, or just enjoy some fellowship with church friends — there are plenty of seasonal options throughout The Laker/Lutz News coverage area. Check out the listings below. LUTZ What: While We Wait Where: Keystone Community Church, 21010 State Road 54, Lutz When: April 19 at 7 p.m. Cost: Free Details: The musical and … [Read more...]

Preserving stories of Wesley Chapel’s past

Motorists passing through Wesley Chapel today are likely to see it as a place on the move. Within the past decade or so, a landscape once characterized by cattle ranches and citrus groves, has become a place becoming more widely known for its shopping, medical, education and residential options. But, there are plenty of people who remember when the community was more closely associated … [Read more...]

Telling Wesley Chapel’s story

Writing about local history is nothing new for Madonna Jervis Wise. The Zephyrhills woman traced the history of Zephyrhills, and also of Dade City, for books published by Arcadia Publishing, of Charleston, South Carolina. Now, she has written another book for the publisher’s Images of America series. This one focuses on Wesley Chapel. When the publisher asked her to do the Wesley … [Read more...]