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WQYK’s Dave McKay Makes Friends At Reflections Hair Gallery And Spa

WQYK’s Dave McKay Makes Friends At Reflections Hair Gallery And Spa

  By Marie Gilmore Radio station 99.5 WQYK DJ and Host Dave McKay came to Reflections Hair Gallery and Spa Inc. located on S.R. 60 E. in Valrico recently for a haircut and to meet some new friends. McKay was invited by owner/master stylist Koryn Kleist and her son Rylee, who met McKay at a(…)

Missing Valrico Teen Found In Louisiana In Critical Condition

Missing Valrico Teen Found In Louisiana In Critical Condition

By Tamas Mondovics   Valrico teen Ashley Lyon, 16, who has been missing for more than a week, was located this morning by the Iberville Sheriff’s Office in Louisiana and is in critical condition. According to preliminary information conveyed to the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office (HCSO) from investigators with the Iberville Sheriff’s Office, which are(…)

Cougars Season Ends With District Title Game Loss To Bloomingdale

Cougars Season Ends With District Title Game Loss To Bloomingdale

  By Tamas Mondovics Members of the Durant High School girl’s flag football team may have enjoyed a long and successful season, but the Cougars winning streak came to a halt at this year’s district 13 final game. With a 6-0 victory the Bloomingdale Bulls defeated the Cougars and claimed the coveted trophy earning the(…)

Identical Twins Win Special Olympics Zenay Morales Courage Award

Identical Twins Win Special Olympics Zenay Morales Courage Award

  By Tamas Mondovics The Brandon Sports and Aquatic Center (BSAC) Tennis for Fun Program was pleased to announce the success of two of its members, identical twins Bryan and Ryan Fisher, as the recent winners of this year’s Hillsborough County Zenay Morales Courage Award. According to BSAC officials, the nominations submitted on behalf of(…)

Durant Track Team Sports Post Season Strength

Durant Track Team Sports Post Season Strength

  By Tamas Mondovics Hard work, commitment and dedication displayed during the 2014 spring athletic season paid off for members of the Durant High School Cougars boys track team. While competing in the 4A region 2 track meet held at Leto High School on Wednesday, April 23 the Durant High School boys 4×800 relay team(…)

Florida Nature Preserve Photographs On Display At Bruton Memorial Library

Florida Nature Preserve Photographs On Display At Bruton Memorial Library

  By Kathy L. Collins The May art exhibit at the Bruton Memorial Library in Plant City is a  collection of six photographs by Matthew Croxton, a long time resident of Plant City. The photographs are images Croxton took in early 2014 to document a few of the many scenes at the Lower Green Swamp(…)

Eastern Hillsborough Art Guild Awards Scholarships, Plan Upcoming Events

Eastern Hillsborough Art Guild Awards Scholarships, Plan Upcoming Events

  By Kathy L. Collins On Monday, May 5 the Eastern Hillsborough Art Guild (EHAG) held its annual May banquet and installation of officers at the Plant City Women’s Club located at 1110 N. Wheeler St. in Plant City. For the upcoming term EHAG will once again be led by Valrico resident, Joe Simpson. “I(…)

May Valrico Summer Camps

May Valrico Summer Camps

  What do you have planned this summer? For kids, summer spells time to sleep in, no homework and maybe an upcoming family vacation. But, these days, it can also mean learning a new skill, trying something adventurous, learning to swim, a new language or travelling afar. The staff at the Osprey Observer have collected(…)

May Valrico 2014 Business Column

May Valrico 2014 Business Column

  By Sandra Meyer The Woman’s Group Presented Award by Brighthouse Network  The Woman’s Group was selected winner of the Brighthouse Network’s first Regional Business Awards at a banquet held in February at the Tampa Hilton. More than 150 businesses were nominated by the Chamber of Commerce and of those, 60 were selected as finalists.(…)

Memorial Day Celebrated At Veterans Memorial Park With Ceremony

Memorial Day Celebrated At Veterans Memorial Park With Ceremony

  Staff Report The Veterans Council of Hillsborough County, Inc. with the support of the Board of County Commissioners will conduct its annual Memorial Day Celebration at the Veterans Memorial Park & Rear Admiral LeRoy Collins, Jr. Museum at 11 a.m. on Sunday, May 25. The theme for the celebration is “Memorial Day Remembrance, For(…)