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The Artist
‘My father always did construction work and things and I learned how to use his tools. He always encour-aged me to do things my way. I didn’t have to do it anybody else’s way.’ – Debbie Willis Faivre By Trisha Murphy Palatka Daily News An alligator has been spotted in the children’s area of the Crescent City Library. It’s long and green with big white teeth and can’t be missed. The crafted piece is just one of many created by South Putnam arti...
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Life Styles
Linda Gillen has the ideal date for anyone looking for something new and exciting for their sweetheart this Valentine’s Day. On Saturday Feb. 14, the Daytona International Speedway will host its 2015 Sprint Unlimited at Daytona International Speedway and Linda has four complimentary tickets to give away. Actually, the tickets will go to the highest bidder with proceeds going to benefit the Humane Society of Northeast Florida shelter in Hollist...
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West Putnam News
It is always such a happy time for Lena Crain when her brother, John Shoulders, visits from Fenwick, W.Va. Shoulders’ visit makes for a good time to get away from the winter cold and storms and enjoy the Florida weather and get all Crain’s handy work done for the year. Welcome Brother John and get that fence mended! And make that delicious sausage gravy you are so famous for in the family! Fidel Castro: Cuba: Revolution: News For those readers...
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At The Library
The Putnam County Library System has changed some of the hours at the Bostwick Branch Library. The changes only affect Wednesdays and Thursdays. On Feb. 3, the hours will change. Wednesday’s hours will become 1-6 p.m. and Thursday’s hours will be 12:30-6 p.m. History Round Table Today at the Headquarters Library, Rob Mattson will be the guest speaker at another History Round Table. Our discussion today will be on the Civil War Navies on the St...
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Honored Veteran
By Jennifer Thomas Palatka Daily News corespondent PALATKA - At 90, Arnold R. Silverman still has a sharp memory. Although Silverman now lives at the Palatka Health Care Center, he shares both poignant and humorous stories from when he served overseas in the U.S. Navy in World War II. Silverman, who was awarded six medals for his military service, said he was in the Eighth Naval Beach Battalion when they landed in France during the Allied troo...
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Devotion
In speaking of suffering for Christ we must remember that at the center of the Christian faith is Jesus Christ. He said that He was the Son of God and therefore God. Many of our Lord’s contemporaries could not accept this idea and this lead to the fulfillment of a prophecy Jesus made in John 16:2: They shall put you out of the synagogues: yea, the time cometh, that whosoever killeth you will think that he doeth God service. Now while synagogue...
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West Putnam News
Interlachen’s Rainbow Garden Club reports that 13 members made a trip to Kanapaha Gardens in Gainesville recently. In a news release, Viv Bly wrote, “We had a very knowledgeable guide for the two hour tour. We had a late lunch at Cracker Barrel. Afterward we made a side trip to Brown’s Produce Market near Melrose for strawberries and other produce.” According to Bly, it was an informative meeting. Other attending included Brenda Hicks, Trish B...
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An Evening of Comedy
Special to the Daily News Florida School of the Arts students are preparing for an intimate evening of theatrical performances when they present “The Actors’ Project.” Entitled “All in the Timing,” the six, one-act plays will be performed in the studio theatre located on the St. Johns River State College Palatka campus. Admission is free. Due to limited seating, reservations are recommended. The comedies run today through Saturday at 7:30 p.m....
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LifeStyles
Organizers are counting on the draw of fresh steamed oysters hot on the table along with fish dinners with all the fixins’ to be enough to draw a crowd. It’s not something they haven’t seen before at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Federal Point has been hosting its annual Fish Fry & Oyster Roast for some 35 year. This year’s event will be Saturday, April 26, from noon to 4 p.m. at the church at 124 Commrcial Ave. “Rain or shine we will dine” i...
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IHS student models deliver 'Safe and Sober Prom' message
Special to the Daily News INTERLACHEN – Juniors and seniors at Interlachen High School received a visual treat recently as 19 of their fellow students flaunted the latest fashions for the school's upcoming prom. The show, the second of three held in Putnam County, featured students from the IHS Key Club as emcees and models delivering the Safe and Sober Prom message to their classmates. The final show was held at Palatka High School on Feb. 7....
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Final Bow
By Jennifer Thomas Palatka Daily News correspondent MELROSE – The Lake Area Singers will have their final bow Saturday and Sunday when they put on their last show after 40 years of entertaining local crowds. The group performs “Gilbert and Sullivan Favorites,” a reprise of music from their past performances, according to a release. They include “The Mikado,” “HMS Pinafore,” “Trial By Jury,” “The Pirates of Penzance” and “Patience.” The show is...
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Entertainment Calendar (Week of 2-7-14)
The entertainment calendar deadline is noon Monday for publication on Thursday. BLEW COUNTRY BAND REHEARSAL, 6:30 p.m., Thursday, Downtown Blues Bar & Grille, 714 St. Johns Ave., Palatka. Free and open to the public. Details: 325-5454. PALATKA BABE RUTH is now registering local youth for baseball (ages 4-15) and softball (ages 7-16) for the spring season. Online registration deadline is Feb. 14 at palatkababeruth.baberuthonline.com. Online fee...
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Woman's Club of Palatka names new officers
GFWC Woman’s Club of Palatka Inc. began a new term with the following officers: President, Betty Tyson; President-Elect, Elizabeth van Rensburg; First Vice-President, Jan Guzman; Second Vice-President, Jeanette Adkins; Recording Secretary, Mary Crawford; Corresponding Secretary, Janice R. Coyle; Treasurer, Lucille Estes; Auditor, Yvonne Parrish; and Parliamentarian, Emma Lou Morris, hosting their Opening Tea, one of the social highlights of th...
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Lillian Brown: West Putnam news
Interlachen: Growing and Thriving St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church is located on 111 S. Francis Street and hosts the “Fourth Friday For Life” from 10 a.m. till noon. Food is handed out until 2 p.m. and is for West Putnam residents only. Following is a list of services available to Free health screening and follow up care for low income and uninsured with St. Vincent’s Health Van and Family Medical and Dental: phones for the hearing impaired from ...
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