"Once you see those children's faces, you can't help but go back," he said. "You can't help but love them." The church built by Earl Mowry and others from Anna Maria Island with help from the Haitians fills for services before it's completed. Mowry with some of his gifts. The helpers, young and old.
Islander needs help for Haiti hope By Jim Hanson. Islander Reporter
"To whom much is given, much is required" is Earl Mowry's byword, and he has given and given for it. Now he needs help so he can give more.
'New' Tip closed, former owners may return By Rick Catlin. Islander Reporter
The controversial Tip of the Island pub in Anna Maria closed it doors earlier this week, just seven months after new owners had promised a fresh beginning to end complaints from nearby residents about parking, loud noise and littering.
Second time the charm for Taylor height variance By Rick Catlin. Islander Reporter
The old adage, "If at first you don't succeed, try again," worked for Robert Taylor in his quest to get an after-the-fact height variance of 3.5 feet for his remodeled Key Royale house in Holmes Beach.