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By Trisha Murphy Palatka Daily News Ok folks. It’s time to get those summer camp plans into the Daily News. Hard to believe the calendar is pushing towards May and school will be out before you know it. Area clubs, churches and organizations are invited to submit their summer camp information, vacation Bible schools and any other activities our locals may need to know about to keep their little ones busy and happy this summer. Summer always br...
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South Putnam News
For the last year or so, members of the Welaka Woman’s Club’s Home Life Committee have been making monthly visits to 5 Oaks Rest Home bringing a little something special to the residents. In addition to serving cold drinks and the homemade cakes or other goodies lovingly baked by chairwoman Velinda Reed to celebrate each month’s birthdays, volunteers visit with the residents and help them with the popular games of Bingo. Club members donate sm...
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At The Library
Saturday, May 30, will be the next History Round Table. Round Table discussions begin at 10 a.m. at the Putnam County Headquarters Library, 601 College Road, Palatka. The History Round Table joins people with knowledge of an area or subject with people wanting more information about that same subject. I have asked Larry Beaton to speak about the Great Fire of Palatka. He is checking on his presentation and I will let everyone know as soon as w...
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Celebrated Centenarian
By Jennifer Thomas Palatka Daily News correspondent Amineral spring sat a half a mile behind John Pinkney Hill’s farm in Woodlands, Miss., where he raised his family, including daughter Inez Hill Noyes of San Mateo, who turned 100 on April 10 this year. “Papa use to tell us children it would keep us young and pretty,” wrote Mrs. Noyes’ niece, Katie Scott Funderburk, in a book titled “History of Chickasaw County, Mississippi,” published in 1985...
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Antiques Roadshow
APRIL 30 John Sikorski's "One Man Road Show" 2-4 p.m., Interlachen Hall, 214 Commonwealth Ave., Interlachen. Sponsored by Interlachen Historical Society and Palatka Historical Society. Tickets are $10 to have one item appraised and $5 for second item. Spectator tickets are $5 each. Tickets sold at the door. Public is invited. By Trisha Murphy Palatka Daily News When Wilhelm Rollman of Leipzig, Germany, came up with the idea for the stereoscope...
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Devotion
In any discussion of Christian persecution we come finally to its relationship with government. We know that political powers do not like to be constrained in any manner when they wield the power, which they possess. Yet, the Christian faith sees God as being over government and subject to His directives on how it should govern. It is this tension between the exercise of power and the restraint of that power in governing people, which causes p...
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LifeStyles
By Trisha Murphy Palatka Daily News Lifestyle Editor The Palatka Babe Ruth Rookie League baseball team I coach had an amazing opportunity during spring break on Monday. Our Atlanta Braves team were special guests of the St. Johns River State College Vikings baseball team where they had the chance to meet the players before their home game, huddle with them for prayer and run out on the field with the team and players, according to the position...
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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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