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Pasco woman gives birth to child fathered by 11 year old, deputies say


An above-ground tomb disturbed by one or more suspects, according to the Pasco County Sheriff's Office.

Pasco deputies investigate vandalism at Crystal Springs Cemetery (w/video)

CRYSTAL SPRINGS — Pasco County deputies are looking for one or more suspects linked to vandalism of two grave sites in this community's small cemetery. Deputies were called to Crystal Springs Cemetery on Wise Road on June 21 about a disturbed grave. Upon arriving, they found a hole near a tombstone without a name.  …


  1. With return of rainy season, Mosquito Control gears up for annual battle


    After the long winter drought, the rainy season has finally kicked in to produce our daily thunderstorms. The resulting rainfall will help to create greener lawns and eventually fill our lakes and ponds. But these rains will also fill any container located on your property.

  2. Dade City traffic stop leads to arrest on forgery charges


    DADE CITY — A traffic stop resulted in an arrest on forgery charges Tuesday after Pasco County deputies found forged checks, some of which were made out in the name of county Clerk of Court & Comptroller Paula S. O'Neil.

    Mickey Bearden [Courtesy of Pasco Sheriff's Office]
  3. Wells files for re-election to Pasco commission


    First-term Pasco County Commissioner Mike Wells Jr. has filed for re-election in 2018.

  4. Pasco Events for June 30-July 6


    30 Friday

    Plant sale: The New Port Richey Gardening Club will host the sale, featuring numerous varieties of plants to add texture and color to outdoor spaces. Master Gardeners will be on hand to answer care, planting and garden maintenance questions. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. 10271 Casey Drive, New …

  5. With home demolition, Pasco begins effort to alleviate Holiday Hills flooding

    Local Government

    PORT RICHEY — Year after year, from his front porch, Jeff Ward has watched yards flood and rivers form in the streets carrying canoes instead of cars after heavy rain.

    An excavator clears rubble from a razed home in Holiday Hills on June 22.
  6. Wesley Chapel, Greater Pasco chambers of commerce merge


    LAND O'LAKES — Two chambers of commerce representing more than 850 business members from west Pasco to Wesley Chapel and New Tampa are merging into a single organization.

    Greater Wesley Chapel Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Hope Allen will lead the combined chambers of commerce announced Wednesday. The yet-to-be-named chamber will represent more than 850 businesses that currenlty are members of the Greater Pasco and Greater Wesley Chapel chambers.
[JAMES BORCHUCK   |   Times]
  7. Pasco woman gives birth to child fathered by 11 year old, deputies say


    A Port Richey woman was arrested Tuesday, nearly three years after deputies say she gave birth to a child fathered by an 11-year-old boy.

    Marissa Mowry, 25, was arrested Tuesday on charges she sexually assaulted an 11-year-old and gave birth to his child. [Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office]