Veterans set to cruise through Zephyrhills

Main Street Zephyrhills Inc., is welcoming all to attend the Veterans Day Parade and Remembrance Ceremony to honor the nation’s men and women in uniform — in events planned for Nov. 10 and Nov. 11. The parade will also feature a Classic Car Cruise-In on Nov. 10 from 9 a.m. to noon at Historic Downtown Zephyrhills. The parade is set to begin at the Main Street Zephyrhills building, at 38537 … [Read more...]

Pasco County brings back bus service for Veterans Day

People looking to board Pasco County’s public buses on Veterans Day are in luck. Routes will be in operation on the holiday for the first time in nearly seven years. Pasco County commissioners voted unanimously on Nov. 3 to authorize the Nov. 11 bus service, at a cost of about $17,000. According to a county memorandum, potential ridership could be about 3,200 trips on that day. Many of … [Read more...]

A time-honored tradition to remember those who served

The four men came to Lutz Cemetery on a Saturday morning, with a cool breeze stirring the trees, and the sun shining brightly in the clear blue sky. They got to work quickly, each grabbing a supply of American flags and staking out a segment of the cemetery. The men — Bill Garrison, Ray Mason, Richard Fernandez and Jim Evans — worked their way through the rows of gravestones, looking for … [Read more...]

Pasco government offices closed Nov. 11

Many Pasco County government offices will be closed Nov. 11 in observance of Veterans Day. All government offices will reopen Nov. 12. The Pasco County Parks and Recreation Centers will be closed that day, but parks and beaches will remain open to the public from dawn until dusk. Pasco County Animal Services' administrative office, adoption center, shelter and field services will be … [Read more...]

Saint Leo collecting necessities for veterans in need

Saint Leo University once again is partnering with Two Men and a Truck, as well as local schools, businesses and other organizations, to collect items critically needed by veterans. As part of its annual Movers for Military community outreach program, the university and local organizations are accepting essential care items they will distribute to veterans living in local shelters on Veterans … [Read more...]