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PalatkaFL: On Tuesday, August 20, 2013, Putnam County Sheriffs Office School Resource Deputies re sponded to the Deans office at Palatka High School. Upon arrival, Dep uty Sheriff Diamond Lewis indicated he could smell the odor of cannabis inside the office. Deputy Lewis was briefed by school officials, who related to him they received a tip about Shaquille Brown, a student, sell ing cannabis at the school. The tipster fur ther allowed that the drugs were concealed inside of a large Ari zona brand sweet tea can. A subsequent search of Brown revealed that he was in possession of the can described by the tipster. The can contained 16 small bags of cannabis, con cealed within a hidden compartment. Brown was subse quently arrested for possession of can nabis, with intent to sell and possession of drug paraphernalia. His bond was set at $1508.00.The second fund raiser for William BJ Laurie held this past Saturday at Merrill Hancock & Turner Insurance in Palatka was a success. A steady stream of bargain seek ers turned out for the Stuff and Things Sale, helping Laurie and his family move closer to their goal of raising $50,000. All pro ceeds from the fund raiser will go toward stem cell treatment and travel expenses for spinal cord injuries, which rendered Lau rie a quadriplegic last April. Its a lot of work but every cent counts, said Laura Turner, Lauries mother, We appreci ate everyone who came out and shopped or stopped by to give a donation, it really means a lot to us. For more information on future fundraising events or how you can help, call: 386-325-0100 or 386972-3963. Church......................A5 Community...............A3 Crossword/Sudoku..B3 Faces & Places........B1 Opinion.....................A2 Way Back When.......A4 Public Notices..........B4 In This Issue: Lane and Road Construction Putnam County Bob Martin President Putnam Family Fitness Center The following is a list of roadwork underway by FDOT that may impact trafc through Au gust 30. U.S. 17: Daytime lane closures from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Putnam Boulevard for construction of a turn lane extension for a new convenience store and gas station. For more information, please contact Project Manager Jason Martin with CT Earle Corporation at 813-480-3795. The Putnam Safety Association will conduct a Coaching the Mature Driver course which meets Florida requirements for the auto liability insurance discount for licensed drivers aged 55 and above. The course will be held on Wednesday, August 28, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Putnam Safety Association, 218 St. Johns Avenue, Palatka. The cost is $10. Call 386-3288007 to make your reservation.Coaching the Mature Driver facebook.com/putnamcountycourierjournal Mike Jones Staff Writer Photos by Mike JonesThere was plenty to chose from at the Stuff & Things fundraiser sale this past Saturday. Celebrate the running of shrimp on the St. Johns River! Downtown Palatka, Inc. announces a new event at the City of Palatkas River front Park. This new yearly event will be held on Labor Day weekend, with Saturday, August 31, being the focus this year. The event will include many different activities throughout the day. Music and food will begin at 11 a.m., and continue through 10 p.m. Shrimp is the featured item! Activities for the children will be offered, along with kayak activities. Beck Nissan will be sponsoring the ever famous and fun Jello Jump! To cap the evening off, the City of Palatka has rescheduled the rain canceled Fourth of July reworks to that night at 9 p.m. Downtown Palatka, Inc. is inviting all groups, churches and clubs to take part by serving shrimp of some variety to raise funds for their group. Childrens activities businesses, crafters and artists are invited to participate for a very small fee. Pet rescue groups offering adoptions are free! For more information or how to participate, please call 386-312-6266.Gem City Shrimp Blast Putnam CountyAnother Successful Fundraiser The next Movie in the Park to be shown at Eva Lyon Park is Batman Forver. The lm will be shown at 8:15 p.m. on Saturday, August 31. Bring lawn chairs and blankets.Movie in the Park The 6th Annual Old Florida Harvest Festival will be held on Saturday, August 31, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., at Log Cabin Farm, Vineyard and Winery. The event will include a muscadine cook-off starting at 9:30 a.m., My BFF dog show beginning at 10:30 a.m., face painting for the kids, crowning of the 2013 Grape Goddess at 1:30 p.m., grape stomping through out the day, golf cart vineyard tours, live enter tainment and karaoke, vendors, country BBQ, food, wine, beer and cold drinks, and games for kids. Bring a lawn chair and sit amidst the beauty of the vineyard. You are asked to not bring coolers. Pets are allowed, as long as they are on a leash, and no pets, other than service an imals, can be in the retail store, due to health regulations.Old Florida Harvest Festival The Humane Society of Northeast Florida, Inc. is currently sponsoring a Quilt Rafe. This lovely quilt handmade and donated by Sherry Mehl features cats and can currently be seen at the shelter. The quilt will be at the Thrift Store for view during the month of July. Rafe tick ets are available at our Thrift Store in Palatka or at the Shelter in Hollister for $1 each or 6 for $5. The drawing will be held on Labor Day, September 2. All proceeds go to provide loving care for the homeless cats and dogs at the shelter. For more information call 386-325-1587. e Edition @ -Check Out Our All NewInterlachenOn Thursday, August 22, 2013, Putnam County Sheriffs Office Deputies responded to a possible armed distur bance call at 127 Lake Louise Circle. Upon arrival, deputies were met by a hysterical female who indicated Jerry Hibbard was in the home, try ing to kill her fatherin-law, Joseph Leon ard. The female told deputies that Joseph and Jerry were fighting in the bathroom with a knife. Deputies entered the residence and imme diately heard an obvi ous altercation. Once at the bathroom door, deputies observed Jerry standing over Joseph with a large butcher knife and a wooden cane. Deputies observed Jerry attempting to stab Joseph with the knife and trying to choke Joseph with a hand around his neck. Deputies gave Joseph orders to drop the knife, however; he failed to comply ini tially. Deputies again ordered him to drop the knife, Jerry relaxed his grip and Joseph grabbed the knife from him, attempting to stab Jerry. According to the re port, the bathroom walls and floor were covered in blood as a result of the stabbing and struggle. In vestigation revealed that Jerry entered the home without permission and confronted Joseph. The cause of the confrontation is un known; however there was some indication of longstanding animos ity between the two men. Jerry was arrested on charges of bur glary and attempted first degree murder. Jerry Hibbard Man Charged With Attempted Murder Student Arrested For Possession Shaquille Brown Tea can used by student to conceal 16 bags of can nabis.A Florida-based cor poration, EarthNC, through their conservation venture Conserve. IO, has teamed up with Save the Manatee Club to help boaters reduce the chance of hitting and harming manatees in Florida waterways, with the free Mana tee Alert App. This smart phone-based map displays instructive visual alerts, no tifying boaters when they are approaching manatee speed zones. It also helps facilitate the reporting of injured manatees and manatee harassment to the proper authorities to ensure urgent help where needed. The new Manatee Alert App is a good example of how smart phone technology can help the public become better informed, help protect an endangered species, and contribute to preserving our environment, says Brad Winney of Con serve.IO. With the majority of the pub lic now having some form of smart phone or tablet, applications like Manatee Alert can provide safety and conservation messages in real-time. During the busy La bor Day weekend and throughout the year, manatees are espe cially vulnerable to the heavy boat traffic moving through the waterways in every direction. Floridas manatees have already suffered a catastrophic year due to a prolonged red tide event in southwest Florida and an unknown toxin in the Indian River Lagoon. There have been 717 manatee deaths from all causes so far through August 9, which is higher than any previous years total mortality, with exception of the cold stress mortali ty event in 2010. At the current rate, the mortality for 2013 will likely break all previ ous yearly mortality records since record keeping began. In addition to these complex events, boat collisions continue to pose a serious longterm threat to the manatee population. Since many mana tees inhabiting Florida waters bear the scars from past encounters with boats, use of the Manatee Alert App can go a long way towards preventing such inju ries and deaths, says Dr. Katie Tripp, Save the Manatee Clubs Di rector of Science and Conservation. Tripp is excited about the new apps ability to help boaters help manatees. People from all over the world vacation in Florida and many recreate on Florida waters. Public awareness and education to reach residents and visiting boaters are essential keys to manatee pro tection. The Florida boating community is encour aged to get the free Manatee Alert App as well as Save the Manatee Clubs free public awareness materials to help prevent mana tee injuries, suffering, and death. Waterproof boating banners, dock signs for Florida shore line property owners, boating decals, and waterway cards con taining safe boating information, are available by contacting Save the Manatee Club via e-mail at educa tion@savethemanatee. org, by regular mail at 500 N. Maitland Ave., Maitland, FL 32751, or by calling toll free at 1-800-432-JOIN (5646). Manatee pro tection tips for boaters can also be found on the Clubs website at http://www.savethem anatee.org/boatertips. htm. Go to http://bit. ly/15EYen6 to download the free Manatee Alert App. Conserve. IO, based in Delray Beach, Florida, develops mobile applica tions for conservation organizations. For more information, go to www.conserve.io.Phone App Designed to Help ManateesSpecial to the Courier Journal

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A2 Government Watch The Putnam County Courier Journal welcomes your letters to the Editor. Letters should be brief and legibly written. To be published, they must include the writers sig nature, printed name, phone number, and hometown. Address letters to: Editor 330 N. Summit St. Crescent City, FL 32112 or FAX to 386-698-1994, or E-mail to letters@cjnewsfl.com. A Lake Street Publishing Company Newspaper POSTMASTER: Send Address Change To Putnam County Courier Journal 330 N. Summit Street Crescent City, FL 32112USPS No. 451-140 2012 Lake Street Publishing Co. Published Every Wednesday by Lake Street Publishing Company, Inc. Periodicals Postage Paid at Crescent City, Florida.E-Mail: News Items: news@cjnewsfl.com Legals: news@cjnewsfl.com Classified Ads: classifieds@cjnewsfl.com Display Ads: ads@cjnewsfl.com Juliette Laurie Publisher / Editor Sami Marshall Copy Editor / Production Tera Millard Front Desk / Classified Ads Patrick Freeman Distribution One Year Florida Subscription $24 (incl. tax)One Year Out-Of-State $28 Office Hours: 9 am to 5 pm Monday through FridayAdvertising Deadline 5 pm Friday Classified Deadline 10 am Monday Editorial Deadline Noon FridayContact Us:Phone: 386-698-1644 Fax: 386-698-1994 Putnam CountyOPINION City of Crescent CityCity Commission Meeting, Sept. 12, 7 p.m.City Hall, 3 North Summit Street. 386-698-2525. www.CrescentCity-FL.com Town Council of WelakaCode Enforcement, Sept. 10, 5 p.m. Zoning Board, Sept. 10, 5:30 p.m. Town Council Meeting, Sept. 10, 6:30 p.m.Town Hall, Fourth Ave. 386-467-9800.JJones@Welaka-FL.gov, www.Welaka-FL.govTown Council of Pomona Park Beautification Meeting, Sept. 9, 5 p.m.Tree Board Meeting, Sept. 9, 5:50 p.m.Town Council Meeting and Public Hearing, Sept. 9, 6 p.m.Town Hall Council Chambers 1775 US Hwy 17 S.TownClerk@PomonaPark.com 386-649-4902 www.PomonaPark.comPutnam County Board of County CommissionersNext Meeting September 10, 8:30 a.m. Meets second and fourth Tuesday in the Commission chambers, 2509 Crill Ave, Suite 100, Palatka. 386-329-0205, www.Putnam-FL.com Putnam County School Board Next Meeting, September 3, 3:30 p.m. Meets the first and third Tuesday in the school board meeting room, Campbell Administration Building, 200 S. Seventh St., Palatka. 386-329-0545. www.PutnamSchools.org DISCLAIMER: Views expressed on this page do not necessarily reflect the editorial position of the Putnam County Courier Journal or its advertisers. The Putnam County Courier Journal does not knowingly publish false information and may not be held liable for the views of readers exercising their right to free expression.When I was a senior in high school, I was approached by a man who was the friend of the parents of a buddy of mine. My buddy lived in another Florida town and went to high school there. I lived in Orlando. My pal had a girlfriend and he was taking her to his prom. He wanted me to get a date and double with him and his date. Since I attended Boone High in Orlando, I wasnt eligible to attend my friends prom unless I took a girl from his school. My buddys Mom knew of a girl who needed a prom date and arranged for her Dad to call me. The father called me and immediately swore me to silence. He offered to pay all of the prom expenses I would encounter (tux rental, corsage, gas and etc) if I would ask his daughter to go to the prom with me. I already knew of the girl and had met her at the beach we all frequented. She was a nice girl. She was not, however, a pretty girl! I understood why her Dad was involved and I sure didnt want to hurt her feelings. Furthermore, very few kids at that school even knew who I was. I told her father that I would be glad to take his daughter to her prom. I knew that doubling with my buddy and his girl would be fun. So, arrangements were made and I asked the girl via phone to accompany me. She was thrilled AND I made sure that she never knew of her Dads involvement. The only time (prior to picking the girl up for the prom) that I had ever seen her was at the beach. She was always wearing a bathing suit. Being only an acquaintance, I had never really paid much attention to her. I was really in for a surprise when I picked her up at her house. While her Mom took pictures of us, her Dad discretely pressed a couple of large bills into my palm when we shook hands. The girl had on the ugliest prom gown I had ever seen. It was much too tight and overly revealing. Her make-up looked like it had been applied with a trowel. Her hair was pulled atop her head in a beehive fashion. She really looked like a clown! I realized immediately that I was really earning her Dads money. The poor thing had gone to a lot of trouble and expense to make herself look truly hideous. I figured that I could handle things but it wasnt easy. The girl turned out to be anything BUT nice! Evidently, she thought that I had a secret crush on her. She was all over me and it was embarrassing. The fact that after she applied her lipstick it would get on the tip of her nose when she smiled was very off-setting. I was young and had never heard of the term date rape, little did I know that I was almost a victim! About the only good thing that I can say about that entire experience is this; I really looked fine in those photos her Mom took. Nothing makes a young man in a tux look better than standing next to a clown with lipstick on the tip of her nose. Frankly, her Dad got a real bargain, he owes me!Lipstick on Her NoseLloyd Harris Local crime hot spots will be listed here weekly. This weeks hot spots are: Lemon Avenue Pine Street If you witness any criminal activity in this area, you are asked to leave a recorded message with the Crescent City Police Department Hot Tip Line by calling 386-698-3478. As always, in any emergency situation you are asked to call 911.Crescent City Police Department Needs Your Help Facebook ChatChilling on the couch, watching a movie with my loves and the doggies. Miranda Suggs Crescent City Reading a good book or working on my favorite craft. Jill Goodman Seville We asked our Facebook friends: What is your favorite rainy day indoor activity?Jigsaw puzzles. Esther Carson Pomona Park Looking out and be ing able to see the ponds filling up a bit.Freda Gales Crescent City Be sure to check out our Facebook page regularly for more questions and the chance to be featured in Facebook Chat. Dear Editor: In last weeks Opinion, Lloyd Harris presents some suggestions on how Crescent City could cut down expenses. Then he goes on to one of our favorite topics around here: our incredibly expensive water and how that came about. Looking closely at the $82.81 bill, it is not that the water is expensive per unit; it is that the minimum charge is set at that high rate. That has the additional effect of discouraging water conservation; if Im go ing to pay $82.81 regardless, why not let the faucet run? That rate doesnt hurt everyone equally, if you have a huge lawn and use lots of water, you are getting by cheaply. Angela Tischler Crescent CitySpring cleaning, sec ond time around. Kenneth Beery Fruitland Really? You really need to ask?! Gene Hendricksen Gainesville Letters to the Editor Balancing a Shrinking Budget Dear Editor: Our local high school needs your support and whether you were of the athletic or academic mindset during your time there, it does not matter. Our school is fielding an outstanding football TEAM and they need, deserve and should have the support of our alumni. Coach Al Smith came on board a little over a year ago and he has brought a group of individual players together and transformed them from separate people looking out for themselves to an honest and thriving TEAM. This past Friday night, our Class 1A team took on Pine Ridge, a Class 6A team and outplayed, outscored and outclassed them. Our gentlemen gained 328 yards on the ground; Pine Ridge had a negative five yards. These young men are both impressive and inspiring. Ten of the gentlemen who played as seniors last year are now enrolled in college; two are in Division I schools and will be playing on Saturdays beginning next week. These young men are excelling both on the field and in the classrooms and we, as former students and graduates of our local high school need to step up, step out and show up on Friday nights to support this new generation of future leaders. The season opener is being played in Winter Park this coming Friday, but on September 6, our team will host Matanzas at 7 p.m. in Wiltcher Stadium. Parking is free and admission is only $5; lets show our team that they have support from the older generation! Susan Neal Roberts Class of 1972An Open Letter to All Local High School AlumniDear Editor: I am happy to see the Crescent City Police Department, under the ca pable guidance of Chief Johnson, addressing the occupation of Lake Stellas Park The dozen or so, unemployed, twenty something year olds who park themselves at the picnic tables, from noon until sunset, at which time they are told to leave, clearly make this lovely park an undesirable destination for true park lovers. Thank you C.C.P.D. for your good, courageous and responsible work. In response to Lloyds suggestion that the Sheriff take over crime fighting in Crescent City, the notion has been raised before and the general vibe was, correct me if Im wrong, We wouldnt touch Crescent City with a ten foot pole. Mac Moyle Crescent CityPolice Department Doing Great Work Now Accepts

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Marshalls Visit Children From family reunions to new grandbabies, Joe and Deb Marshall from Satsuma took a two-week trip north to visit family. First they went to Greenville, Ohio, to visit Joes family. He has two children, eight grandkids and four great grandkids. A family reunion took place with relative from all over the area coming to see them. They ate out a lot and did a lot of visiting. They then went to Goshen, Ohio to visit Debs relatives. Two children, six grandchildren, many friends and relatives were visited. The Marshalls met on the internet and very happy having been married for ten years now. They love this area and are having fun at the Pomona Park Senior Friday. They enjoy playing the card game, Hand and Foot, having lunch there and the music put on by the Rhodes Show. They also thought the Ice Cream Social was great. Happy Birthday Grandmom A surprise call came from our oldest grandson, Cason, who has just moved to Atlanta, Georgia, from Minnesota, wishing me a Happy Birthday. He grew up in Blairsville, Georgia, so a winter in Minnesota is one he will not soon forget. We are all happy to have him back in the South. Thanks Cason, I appreciated your call. (Cason graduated from Clemson University and is now working with Federated Insurance and loves it.) Granddaughter Visits Shae Dufresnes dad, Morgan, is working on bringing Express Family Cares, Dr. Milanick and PA Kristine Rynns, (Shaes grandmother) medical of ces up to date. While he is doing this, Shae has fun visiting with her grandmother and the of ce staff. She is an eight and a half year old well mannered and beautiful young lady. Rynn and husband Kevin are looking for just the right home in this area. They both love it here and are having fun getting settled. (They love shrimp and are looking forward to our Low Country Boil in September.) The number for Express Family Care is 386-698-1221 (the same number that Dr. Suggs had.) They are getting quite a few of Dr. Collettes former patients. We hear good reports about their service. Happy Birthday Hoyt Number eighty something and still singing. Hoyt Roberts birthday was celebrated at the Senior Friday Fun Day at Pomona Park on August 16. Roberts has a strong mellow voice and performed at the Pomona Park Opry this past weekend along with sidekick Jack Eichenlaub, Jerry Horner and other local musicians. A giant cookie was presented to Roberts by co-host Joyce Svingala to celebrate his birthday. He sings with the Rhodes Show every Friday after games and lunch for an hour or so on Senior Friday. The group also entertains around the area at nursing homes, birthdays and other events. Thanks Hoyt for all the pleasure you bring to us all. Dont Forget There will be a sh fry and yard sale held on Friday, September 7 from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. at Shirley and Jim Grif ns place, located on Highway 17 across from Geos Autos in Pomona Park. This fundraiser will bene t the Putnam Family Fitness Center. They are still in need of paper ware for the sh fry and also items for the yard sale. There are Acrylic Painting classes being taught on Mondays from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.at the Pomona Park Community Center by Bob Grothaus. He can be contacted at 386-325-0634. There are Quilting Classes being held from 12 to 4 p.m. on Mondays as well. That class is being taught by Richard Levin. The Crescent City Womens Club will be hosting a Low Country Boil on Saturday, September 21. The cost for tickets are $15 each. I have tickets available for sale (386-5592415.) There are also tickets available from the following local businesses: Courier Journal, Belles Bistro and Crescent City Kennel. You can obtain tickets from the Womans Club also. New Student in Town Joe Mickesh III has moved to Florida from Michigan to live with his Dad and Mom, Joe Jr. and Susan, and Granddad Joe Sr., who loves having his family here. Joe is in his second semester at St. Johns State College in Palatka and is enjoying it very much. Welcome to Florida. House of the Month Roy and Sally Locke at 217 East Main Street in Pomona Park had their home chosen as House of the Month. Mr. Locke said this was the second time their home has been picked. The rst time their home was chosen was in January of 1992. Subways Feed a Friend Sue Stevens and daughter, Laura Sue Crick, were donating to the South Putnam Christian Service Center by participating in Subways Feed a Friend event held on Thursday, August 29. Norene Slate brought in a bag of items but would not pose for a picture. Congratulations on Number 66 Lamar and Renna Moore will be celebrating their 66th Wedding Anniversary in September. They enjoy local activities, the neighborhood watch, Senior Friday and shing. They have three children. Friends at Belles Bistro Four good friends, Anne Towery, Barbara Fisher, Jan Simpson and Mary Domaradzki, enjoy getting together at Belles Bistro. They invited a friend, Dave Hartsville from Seville (who was dining along since his wife was out of town) to join them. They all had a very enjoyable evening. The girls told Dave to bring his wife next time. Katie Takes a Vacation Katie Berg visited her daughter and family in South Carolina and had a great time. COMMUNITYBirthday & Anniversary Celebrations, Grandchildren Visit & House of the Month August 28, 2013 Courier Journal A3See Community on pg. B3 Joe and Deb Marshall spent two weeks in Ohio, visiting their children. The home of Roy and Sally Locke that was chosen for House of the Month in Pomona Park. Beth Carter 698-1644community.pccj@gmail.comHoyt Roberts celebrating his birthday with a huge cookie at Senior Fridays in Pomona Park. PA, Kristine Rynn and granddaughter Shae Du Fresne at Express Family Care for a visit. Relax... 386-559-1602 School Trained & Certi ed 30 Years Experience Dogs & Cats Specializing in Hand Scissoring Obedience Training Kelly Kay ParkmanOwner/Operator388 CR 309(corner of 309 and Sisco Dirt Rd)Satsuma, FL 32189386-336-2701 Is Now Mobile! 388 CR 309 Is Now Mobile! Is Now Mobile! Suds & Scissors Pet Grooming Call Today to Set Up an Appointment! 376 County Road 309 Satsuma(386) 467-0000www.logcabinfarmwinery.comFacebook: Log Cabin Farm, Vineyard & Winery 6th Annual Old Florida Harvest Festival Saturday, August 319 a.m. 3 p.m. Muscadine Cook-off Competition My BFF Dog Show at 10:30 a.m. Crowning of the 2013 Grape Goddess at 1:30 p.m. Vineyard Tours Grape Stomping Face Painting & Games for the kids Vendors/Crafts Misting Tent Music by Buffalo Colombian Folklore Dancers at 11:30 a.m. & 1 p.m. 317 N. Summit St., 386-698-1313 Crescent City Flower Shop www.crescentcity owershop.com FREE FLOWER FRIDAY!Bring this ad in to register for a FREE bouquet to be delivered to your person of choice (up to a $60 value) Visit www.wplk.com and listen on-line!NOW STREAMING LIVE! 800 AM The Music of Your Day on WPLK the first game of the season for the gators is this saturday the 31st! Coming Soon to Welaka! @ Andersens LodgeGrand Opening September 4th!Tuesday Sunday Noon 9 p.m.Under New Management Bryan & Rebecca owners of Pomona Park Pizza Always accommodating! Check out our newly remodeled rooms! Sue Stevens and daughter Laura Sue Crick at Feed a Friend at Subway.

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Visit wiydradio.com and listen on-line!NOW STREAMING LIVE!1260 AMWIYD WIYD the first game of the season for the gators is this saturday the 31st! Join the Gators on WIYD 1260 all season long. Take us everywhere you go and catch us streaming at wiyradio.com and click Listen Live! The July 26, 1957 issue of the Crescent City Journal carried the following article. It was summer time, in the 50s, in Crescent City, and the scouts were busy! Cub Scouts Plan Camping Trip The Cub Scouts receiving awards at the July Pack Meeting were: Gregory Green, wolf badge, 1 gold arrow point, 2 silver arrow points; Stanley Watts, gold and silver points for wolf rank; Martin Roberts, 2 silver arrow points for bear rank; Chuck Anderson, lion badge; Eddie Thomas, assistant denner badge; Bradford Bruens, bob cat pin. George Miller, Jr., who is assistant scout master presided over the meeting which was held in the social rooms of the Howe Memorial Methodist Church at 7:30 Tuesday evening. Den No. 1, under the supervision of Mrs. Franklin Gautier, served refreshments. Dads Summer Project for July was discussed and a camping trip to the Jones Property in Huntington was decided on as the camp site. George Miller, Jr., C. L. Easterling, Bob Jones and Bill Pilcher, committeemen, plan to accompany: Ronnie Pilcher, Tommy Miller, Skipper Miller, Jimmy Wheeler, Eddie Thomas, Wade Kane, Stanley Watts, Tim Jones, Gregory Gautier, Kenny Easterling and Johnny Edwards. Dads Summer Project for August will be a Boat Outing and cook across Lake Crescent. The Pack Meeting for August will be held on the 21st at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Franklin Gautier. Swimming and a picnic supper will highlight the occasion. A4 Courier Journal August 28, 2013 OUR ToO WN Years Ago...75 years agoAugust 31, 1988 City Gives Trash Job To Tomoka An Ormond Beach firm was awarded Crescent Citys exclusive residential trash collection franchise at a special city commission meeting Thursday night. Tomoka Refuses bid of $4.74 per household per month was the low bid among three companies competing for the business. The company was asked for and given a five-year contract with rate changes subject to city commission approval.25 years agoSeptember 2, 1963 Prepare For A Business Course At The Local Schools For some years the Crescent City School has advocated business training courses to be held in the local high school and this year the county board has provided for those courses to be giving in three high schools of the county. The course offered will be bookkeeping and shorthand, typewriting and other business training. August 29, 1963 Varied Entertainment To Feature Labor Day Event The schedule of events for the annual Labor Day celebration was completed this week as final plans were made for the jointly sponsored Jaycee-Rotary Club festivities. This affair provides entertainment at home over a holiday when traffic on the highway makes travel dangerous.50 years ago 10 years agoSeptember 3, 2003 Turning Water Into Wine On Saturday, August 30, the Thropp Family hosted the Log Cabin Vineyards Second Annual Win Making Event in Satsuma. John Sirvent, of Sirvents Farm and Vineyard in Florahome, provided wine making instructions to the many people who attended interested in making wine. Compiled from the Crescent City News, Crescent City Journal, Crescent City Courier Journal, Putnam County Courier Journal and other local news sources. 5 years agoAugust 27, 2008 New Look For Collection Boxes The Crescent City Lions eyeglass collection box has a new look. The collection boxes are located at Winn-Dixie and Lakeside Family Practice. The club collects used eyeglasses, sunglasses and hearing aids as a service project.Way Back When... 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Turn down the ringer on the telephone. An unanswered telephone is a dead giveaway. Be sure you dont announce your absence on your answering ma- chine message. Leave your blinds like you normally would if you were home. Only close them all the way if that is what you would normally do. Be sure to close and lock the garage, as well as any storage sheds, gates, etc. Engrave all your valuables with your drivers license number. If possible, videotape the contents of your home. Be sure to keep the video and the list of valuables in a safety deposit box. Ask your neighbor to occasionally park in your driveway. If you are leaving a vehicle parked outside, have the neighbor move it periodically so it looks as though you are home. Be sure someone knows your itinerary and your estimated time of arrival and return. If you get lost while travelling, ask directions of local law enforcement, not complete strangers. Be sure your vehicle is in good working condition and that you have taken enough money. Do not carry large amounts of cash, use credit cards and travelers checks. Robert Johnson Chief of Crescent City Police Dept. REITER INSURANCE AGENCY, INC.926 N. Summit St. Crescent City, Florida 386-698-2400Call or visit us Robert Kelsey, M.D. and Internal Medicine Now Accepting New Patients199 South Hwy. 17, East Palatka 386-326-3970 2720 U. S. Hwy. 1 South, Suite B

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INTERLACHENBarbara BrandBarbara Jean Brand, 66, of Interlachen, passed away Tuesday, August 13, 2013, at Orange Park Medical Center, following an extended illness. A native of New York, she lived in Interlachen for the past 33 years, and worked as a waitress. Barbara is survived by her sons, Richard Brown of Minden, Lousiana, and Ronald Brown and wife Cindy of Interlachen, sisters, Joan Shamp and husband Alfard of Moravia, New York, Marian Gartley and husband William of Arizona, and Linda Judson of Interlachen, four grandchildren and numerous nieces, nephews and other family members. A visitation was held on Saturday, August 17, from 5 until 7 p.m., at Johnson Overturf Funeral Home in Interlachen. Memories and condolences may be left for the family at www.JohnsonOverturfFunerals.com. Arrangements were under the direction of Johnson Overturf Funeral Home in Interlachen.HHASTiINGSRRalph G GrahamRalph Edward Ed Graham, 61, of Hastings, passed away Tuesday, August 13, 2013, at his home. He was a native of Gainesville, and had been a resident of Hastings for 55 years. Ed worked in the maintenance department for the town of Hastings. He enjoyed working on cars, shing and cooking. He is survived by his companion of 15 years, Faye Williams, of Hastings, son Scott Graham, of Gainesville, step-sons, Steve Grifs, of Gainesville and Rick Grifs, of Tampa, step-daughter, Lisa Mason, sisters, Cathy Gayle Timberlake, of San Mateo and Mary Ann Luban, of Gainesville, Virginia, eight grandchildren and one greatgrandchild. A memorial service was held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, August 17, at Johnson-Overturf Funeral Home in Palatka, with Reverend Terry Wright ofciating. Memories and condolences may be expressed to the family at www.JohnsonOverturffunerals.com. Arrangements were under the direction of JohnsonOverturf Funeral Home in Palatka.INTERLACHENHHenry Fox, S Sr.Henry Lloyd Fox, Sr., 91, of Interlachen, passed away Wednesday, August 14, 2013, at Kindred Hospital of North Florida, following an extended illness. A native of Michigan, he lived in Putnam County for the past 89 years. He was a member of First United Methodist Church in Interlachen, and also of Woodmen of the World and Odd Fellows Palatka Lodge #23. Fox was preceded in death by wives, Dorothy Louise Fox and Carrie Livingston Fox, grandson, Brian Fox, halfbrother Donald Fox and stepdaughter Glenda Fay Burkes. He is survived by his children, Ralph Lee Fox of Canton, North Carolina, Henry L. Fox, Jr. of East Palatka, Julie Clymer and husband Wayne, of East Palatka, stepchildren, Lakie Brinkley, Richard Brinkley and Evelyn Vickers, several grandchildren, many great grandchildren, and numerous great-great grandchildren. Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, August 17, at Johnson-Overturf Funeral Home in Palatka. A visitation was held on Saturday from 9 a.m. until the time of service at 10 a.m. Burial followed at Palatka Memorial Gardens. Memories and condolences may be left for the family at www.JohnsonOverturfFunerals.com. Arrangements were under the direction of Johnson Overturf Funeral Home in Palatka.INTERLACHENMary JaudelMary Theresa Jaudel, 96, of Interlachen, passed away on Wednesday, August 14, 2013, at Haven Hospice Roberts Care Center, following an extended illness. A native of New Jersey, she lived in Interlachen for the past 30 years, coming from Hialeah. She was of Catholic faith. Mary is survived by her daughter, Mary Oakley of Interlachen and ve grandchildren. No services are planned at this time. Memories and condolences may be left for the family at www.JohnsonOverturfFunerals.com. Arrangements are under the direction of Johnson Overturf Funeral Home in Interlachen.PALATKAKKaren MarxKaren Marx was called home to Heaven on August 16, 2013. Karen brought joy to everyone she encountered. She was an understanding friend, mentor and condant. Her encouraging words lifted the spirits of many. Karen inspired those around her to enjoy life. Her straight forward manner mixed with her wild humor will be missed by everyone who knew her. Karen was the matriarch and shoulder to lean on for her family, friends and co-workers. The world was fortunate to have this angel on earth for the last 62 years. She was preceded in death by her husband, Steven Alan Marx. Karen is survived by her children, Melissa Markley of East Palatka, Jamie Wright of Ft. Bragg, North Carolina, and Stephen McCoy of Latrobe, Pennsylvania, a brother, William McCoy, sister, Janet Johsnon, and ve grandchildren, Shane Markley, Ashley Wright, Kalissa Markley, Madison Wright and Parker Wright. She will remain in our hearts forever. We said our goodbyes to this beloved woman at 2 p.m., Wednesday, August 21, at Johnson Overturf Funeral Home in Palatka. A visitation was held Wednesday at the funeral home from 1-2 p.m. Memories and condolences may be left for the family at www.JohnsonOverturfFunerals.com. Arrangements were under the direction of Johnson Overturf Funeral Home in Palatka.PALATKABelford E EvansBelford Francis Evans, affectionately known as Hank, 98, of Palatka, passed away Sunday, August 18, 2013, following an extended illness. A native of Anderson, Indiana, he served in the US Army during WWII, before moving to Palatka in 1945. He worked as a machinist with Hudson Pulp & Paper from 1947-1974, then owned and operated B.F. Evans Fernery, in Yelvington, from 1972 2000. Hank was a member of San Mateo Presbyterian Church, where he served as the oldest elder. He was a member of the American Legion Post #45 and the FHP Auxiliary during the 1960s. He was also one of the founders, and served on the board of directors of what became the GP Credit Union. Hank enjoyed shing, golng and working around in his yard, and playing the board game Aggravation. He was preceded in death by his wife, Inaree Blondie Evans, his parents, Frances B. and Cleo McCrory Evans, son, John F. Evans and sisters, Barbara Clendin and Laura Nadline Beason. He is survived by his son, Belford F. Evans, Jr. and wife Robin, of East Palatka, grandchildren, Christopher B. Evans and Dorothy Inaree Jensen (Josh), great-grandchildren, Isaiah, Wyatt and Isabella Evans and Weston and Paisley Jensen, numerous nieces and nephews including, David Cain (Liza) and Tyrone Beason (ance Barbara Berkert) and numerous grand-nieces and grandnephews. Funeral services were held at 10 a.m., on Saturday, August 24, at Johnson-Overturf Funeral Home in Palatka, with Reverend Chuck De Vane ofciating. The family received friends at the funeral home between 5-7 p.m. on Friday, August 23. Flowers are gratefully accepted or memorial donations may be sent to the Lee Conlee House, P.O. Box 2558, Palatka, FL 32178. Memories and condolences may be left for the family at www.JohnsonOverturfFunerals.com. Arrangements were under the direction of Johnson Overturf Funeral Home in Palatka.HHOLLiISTERDaniel Mattes, Jr. Daniel A. Dan Mattes, Jr., 70, of Hollister, passed away Monday August 19, 2013, at Haven Hospice Roberts Care Center, in Palatka, due to complications from a fall. He had been a resident of Hollister on and off for the past 40 years, coming from Ft. Lauderdale. He was a retired automobile mechanic. Dan was a member of the First Lutheran Church in Ft. Lauderdale and had been a member of the Orange Blossom CB Club where his handle was Junkman. He enjoyed photography, NASCAR racing, drag racing, motorcycle racing and motorcross. He was preceded in death by his parents, Daniel and Katherine Mattes. Surviving are one son, Jeffrey Andrew Mattes of Gainesville, the mother of his son, Judy Edwards Mattes of Gainesville, and a sister, Sue Ann Mattes of Hollister. No services are planned at this time. Messages of sympathy may be sent to mastersobit@hotmail.com. Masters Funeral Home of Palatka is in charge of arrangements.PALATKAFloyd WestFloyd W. West, 79, of Palatka, passed away Monday, August 19, 2013, at Haven Hospice Roberts Care Center in Palatka, following an extended illness. Floyd was born September 2, 1933, in and raised in Benson, North Carolina. He served with the U.S. Army in the Korean War from 1954 to 1956. He moved to Palatka in 1957, and later started working as a teacher in the Putnam County School System at the Campbell Elementary School in downtown Palatka. He later accepted employment as an Assistant Principal at Browning Pearce Elementary School in East Palatka, and then went on to become Principal at numerous schools throughout Putnam County. He retired from the Putnam County School System in 1990, after serving as Principal of Interlachen Elementary School for ten years. He attended the First Baptist Church of Palatka. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather. The West Family would also like to say Thank You to our wonderful team of caregivers, including Linda, Melissa, Shirl, Jewel, Brandon, Becky, Whitney, Tiffany and Michelle, for the excellent care that Floyd received while at home. Surviving are his wife of 56 years, Betty Jean Parker West of Palatka, two sons and daughters-in-law, Brett and Darri West of Palatka, and Curtis and Margaret West of Palatka, four grandchildren, Kyle West of Fort Bragg, North Carolina, Brandon West, and Mitchell Mills both of Palatka, Belinda De Souza and husband, Heiliel, of Boca Raton, and two great-grandchildren, Alyssa De Souza of Boca Raton and Tyler Mills of Palatka. The family received friends Friday, August 23, from 6 until 8 p.m. at Masters Funeral Home of Palatka. Funeral services were at 11 a.m. on Saturday, August 24, at the funeral home with Dr. Kirby Kennedy, Senior Pastor of the First Baptist Church in Palatka, ofciating. Interment followed in the Oak Hill East Cemetery in Palatka, with military honors bestowed by the U.S. Army. Flowers are gratefully accepted or memorial gifts may be sent to Haven Hospice Roberts Care Center, 6400 St. Johns Ave., Palatka, FL 32177. Messages of sympathy may be sent to mastersobit@hotmail.com Masters Funeral Home of Palatka was in charge of arrangements.pP ALATKARRebecca N Norwood Rebecca L. Becky Norwood, 82, of Palatka, became absent from and body and present with the Lord on Tuesday, August 20, 2013, at Palatka Health Care Center. A native of Rome, Georgia, she resided in Palatka since 1971, coming from Rome. Beckys life and activities were centered around her involvement with the First Baptist Church in Palatka where she was active in many ways including the Womens Missionary Union (WMU) and in coordinating the picture directories for the church members. She was also involved in helping with the Bread of Life. In her leisure time, Becky enjoyed working the owers in her yard. She is survived by her husband of 61 years, Jack D. Norwood of Palatka, a brother, Sammy Looney and his wife Shirley of Rome, Georgia, and several nieces and nephews. Graveside services were held at 11 a.m., Friday, August 23, at Palatka Memorial Gardens with Bro. Charlie Rabun ofciating. The family received friends on Friday at Johnson-Overturf Funeral Home in Palatka, from 10 till 10:45 a.m. Flowers are gratefully accepted or memorial donations may be made to the building fund, First Baptist Church, 501 Oak St., Palatka, FL 32177. Memories and condolences may be expressed to the family at www.JohnsonOverturffunerals.com. Arrangements were under the direction of JohnsonOverturf Funeral Home in Palatka.DEATH N NOTiICE INTERLACHENRRosa C CookRosa Marie Cook, 89, of Interlachen, passed away Tuesday, August 20, 2013, at her residence following a brief illness. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Masters Funeral Home of Interlachen.CHURcCH August 28, 2013 Courier Journal A5 Crescent City First Baptist Church of Crescent City (386-698-1578).....101 S. Summit St.Sunday School 9:45 am Worship 11 am Worship 7 pm Episcopal Church of the Holy Comforter (386-698-1983). ......223 N. Summit St.Sun Worship 11 am Wed Service 10 am Adult Bible Study 4pm Prayer 5pm Howe Memorial United Methodist Church (386-698-2635)...252 S. Summit St.Sunday School 9:30 am Worship 10:30 am First Presbyterian Church (386-698-2117)....301 Cypress Ave. Worship 9 am Adult Bible Study 10:30 am St. John the Baptist Catholic Church (386-698-2055). ....2725 S. Hwy. 17Sat. Vigil 5 pm Sun. Mass 9 am Eng., 11:30 am Span. Georgetown Georgetown United Methodist Church (386-740-1821). ...1448 CR 309Sunday School 9 am Worship 10 amPomona Park First Baptist Church of Pomona Park (386-649-4265). ...112 Holly Ave.Sunday School 9:45 am Worship 11 am & 6 pm Wednesday Service 7 pm Lake Como Word of Faith Bible Church (386-698-4643). ................2708 S. Hwy. 17Sunday School 10 am Worship 11 am & 6 pm Peace Lutheran Church (386-325-4878). ............343 Old Hwy. 17 Sunday School 9 am Worship 10 am Pilgrim Congregational Church (386-649-8467).....111 W. Main St.Worship 11 am Bible Study 7:30 p.m. Welaka Welaka United Methodist Church (386-467-2336).....682 3rd Ave. (CR 309)Sunday School 10 am Worship 11 amEmmanuel Episcopal Church (386-698-1983). ......672 C.R. 309Sunday Service at 9 am with Father Beebe Got Hope? Ministries for Christ Outreach, Inc. 200 E. Main St. 386-852-7046 or 386-212-41031st Service 9:30 am 2nd Service 10:30 am FREE Community Dinner 11:30 a.m. Johnson-Overturf Funeral Home386-325-4521 Ministries for Christ Outreach, Inc. will provide toiletries, non-perishables and groceries for the Palatka and East Palatka areas the week of August 25,For more information, call 386-852-7046 or send an email to mfcoutreach@hotmail.com.The First Baptist Church of Crescent City will be hosting an Awana (Approved Workmen Are Not Ashamed) Club on Wednesday, September 4, from 6:25-8 p.m. The Cubbies group is for children in the age range of three to ve. The Sparks group is for children in Kindergarten through second grade. The Truth and Training group is for children in grades third through sixth. For more information call 698-1578. First Baptist Church of Crescent City is located at 101 South Summit Street, Crescent City.The First Baptist Church of Crescent City will be holding a Run for God 5K, 10K and Walking Program. Training starts on Monday, September 9, at 6 p.m. Run for God The 5K Challenge is a practical guide to running with a 12-week training plan aimed at running a 5K, but with a Christian focus. For more information contact Amy Beck at 386-698-1578. Johnson-Overturf Funeral Home386-684-3360 If You Need To See Better... You Need To See Dr. Kane PALATKA 328-8387 Visit Our Website: www.seedrkane.comTOTAL EYE CARE BOARD CERTIFIED OPTOMETRISTS QUALITY EYECARE / AFFORDABLE PRICES Expert Eye Exams Fashionable Eye Wear Contact LensesWE ACCEPT: MEDICARE MEDICAID MOST VISION PLANSDR. 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PalatkaOn Tues day, August 2, 2013, Putnam County Sheriffs Office Dep uties responded to a report of burglary at a residence in Interlachen Lakes Estates. Deputies and De tectives learned through investiga tion that the house was burglarized previously. During the prior burglary, the sus pects took photo graphs of items from the home and posted them on a Facebook page, advertising they were for sale. A witness, responding to the adver tisement, inquired about purchasing a refrigerator. The suspects agreed to meet the witness at the home to facilitate the purchase. When the suspects arrived, a concerned neighbor called the Sheriffs Office. Deputies arrived and formed a perimeter around the home, securing it. One suspect, Jordan C. Green fled on foot out the back door and was quickly ap prehended. The other suspects, Carlos Rivera and Leandre Green were taken into custody with out incident. The suspects were inter viewed by detectives and subsequently arrested. Carlos Rivera, 27 YOA and Leandre Green, 25 YOA, were arrested on charges of burglary and grand theft. Jordan Green, 25 YOA, was arrested on charges of burglary, grand theft and resisting and officer without violence. Booking photo graphs were not available at the time of this release. A6 Sell it in theclassifieds.386-698-1644Turn your trashin to CASH! Three Arrested For Burglary Lady Bugs Gift Shoppe Come see us on August 31 at the Gem City Shrimp Blast! Enter for Prize Giveaways! (with purchase) See ya this weekend!386-328-7502 114 South 2nd Street Palatka Putnam County You Have a ChoiceLegal AdvertisingIN PUTNAM COUNTY PUTNAM COUNTYCJ A burn ban is now in effect for all of Putnam County, and will remain in effect indefinitely. There is a $12,500.00 reward for any information leading to the arrest and conviction of an arsonist(s) in any area of the County. Open burning, except outdoor grills used in preparing food, and commercial land clearing where on-site inspection and approval has been granted by the Florida Division of Forestry are prohibited. It must be determined that there will be sufficient fire suppression equipment and personnel on-site before the Division of Forestry will grant approval. The use or discharge of fireworks, combustible compounds, flares, lawn debris and trash burning will be considered in violation of the ban. The violation of this order is a seconddegree misdemeanor punishable by a fine of up to $500.00 for each offense and by a term of imprisonment of up to 60 days in jail for each offense. Any person violating the burn ban shall, in addition to the penalties described above, reimburse the County for all costs and expenses incurred as a result of such violation, including without limitation, response and suppression costs. Any information concerning suspicious activity in the area of a brush fire in Putnam County is encouraged to call Putnam County Sheriffs Office at 386329-0800 or you may call CRIMESTOPPERS at 1-888-277-8477. ) Church......................A5 Community...............A3 County Lines............B2 Crossword/Sudoku..B4 Faces & Places.......B1 Opinion....................A2 Our Life....................A4 Public Notices.........B5In This Issue: Putnam County Saturday, April 21, 2012 from 7:30 10 a.m. a t the Welaka National Fish Hatchery, 726 Hwy 309, Welaka, FL 32139. Free for a ll kid s a g es 5 -15. Registration 7:30 a.m. Fishing at 8 a.m. Prizes at 10 a.m. Lots of great prizes, 2 ponds open, Bass, Bream, Cat sh. Bring your own Bait. Al Fish are keepers. One Line per Child allowed in the Wa t er. S mall Fry Tent Open for the Under 5 yrs Old Crowd!Lane and Road ClosuresThe following lane and road closures will be in ef fect until April 20: State Road 19: Daytime lane closures for southbound traf c from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Thursday from St. Johns Avenue to Crill Avenue (State Road 20) for ditch cleaning. US 17: D a ytime lane closures from the Volusia County line to State Road 100 West Monda y t hrough Thursday while crews repaint the roadway markings, excluding the construction zones in Crescent City and in East Palatka. US 17: Daytime lane closures from 8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Monday through Friday from Laurel Lane to Junction Road while crews install irrigation lines in the medians. US 17: Nighttime lane closures from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. Monday through Friday from State Road 207 to the Memorial Bridge for asphalt removal and paving. Also, possible daytime lane closures for concrete delivery for driveway, curb and sidewalk reconstruction.Master Gardeners Plant Sale Chamber After HoursGuest Speaker and Field Trip17TH ANNUAL KIDS FISHING RODE OThe Annual Plant Sale by the Master Gardeners of Putnam County takes place on April 21, 2012 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Putnam County Exte n sio n Ofce, 111 Yelvington Rd., East Palatka in the audi t orium. Each year the Master Gardeners offer plants, trees, seeds, garden needs and treasures at the plant sale. Master Gardeners will be on duty to answer gardening questions. Soil samples may be submitted for free ph testing, which will take 7-10 days. Baked goods will also be for sale to hu n gr y guests and Master Gardeners. All proceeds made from this sale are returned to the community through the many projects the Master Gardeners are involved in, such as; school gardens, summer day camps, garde n ing classes, ph soil testing, demonstration gardens, home visits, community gardens, and more. Please stop by on April 21 and take home plants an d other items provided by the Master Gardeners. The Putnam County Chamber of Commerc e w ill be holding their monthly Business After Hours on Thursday, April 19, 2012 from 5:30 p.m. 7:30 p.m. at the First Coast Technical Col lege 102 Port Road next to Newcastle Shipyards in the Barge Port. Putnam County Environmental Council will meet at the Palatka Library, located at C R 20 and College Road, this Thursday, April 19 at 7 p.m. The gues t speaker will be the award-winning bird and nature photographer, Bill Chitty, of Florahome, The public is invited to this program, and refreshments will be served. Then on Saturday April 21 PCEC will f ol low up this program by taking a eld trip to the Welaka Fish Hatchery. Participants will meet a t 9:30 A.M. at the Beecher Spring Unit of the Hatchery, w hich is located 3.3 miles south of the only traf c light in Welaka on CR 309. This is the time of year when newly hatched sh are released into the ponds, and a multitude of birds y in for feeding. This makes for great photographs. Bring your camera, or just come for bird watching. Afterward, t h o s e interest e d can enjoy a Dutch treat lunch at Shrimp-R-Us in Welaka. Any questions, contact Carol at 386-4672231 or j-cmacdonald@att.net Free Tax Prep Assistance at Seville Community Resource Center is now available through April 15 on the following days: Tuesdays from 4-7 p.m. and Saturdays from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Free Tax Assistance Bass Fishing TournamentThe 16th Annual Save Rodman Reservoir open boat bass tournament will be held on April 21. Launching will be from Kenwood Landing. The t ourn a ment ends at 3 p.m. with the weigh-in. Entry p er boat i s $100 with a 70 percent payback to the top 15 percent of the eld. Breakfast and dinner will be served as well as coffee, cold drinks, and donuts. Ri v er City Tournaments is in charge of conducting the tournament. For more information call Ed Taylor at 386329-0205.Pinwheels For PreventionThe Small Business Development Center at UNF (SBDC at UNF), the states principal source for small business assistance in North Florida, is pleased to announce that Cheryl Lynch has been hired as a Business Analyst. Lynch will provide confidential consulting and training to small business owners at the new SBDC office in Putnam County. Lynch brings extensive experience to the position. Over the past 20 years she has played an instrumental part in several start-up ventures, where she implemented all financial and operational systems in companies that ranged from real estate, to online retail, to the entertainment industry. One company grew to over $100 million in assets and employed 150 individuals in three states. Lynch has served a multitude of clients on long-term and shortterm consulting engagements, initiating systems, procedures and in some cases turnaround, of both U.S. and foreign organizations. Lynch also holds a Bachelors Degree in Finance. We are so pleased to have Cheryl Lynch join the SBDC. She has a tremendous amount of experience in owning and growing a business which will be an asset to our clients in Putnam County, said Janice Donaldson, Regional Director of the SBDC at UNF. In her new role at the SBDC at UNF, Lynch will work one on one with clients who are interested in starting or who already own a small business. She will work primarily out of the SBDC office at the Putnam County Chamber of Commerce located at 1100 Reid Street in Palatka. The office was officially open on March 28. Businesses who are interested i n setting up a time to meet with Lynch can call 386.328.3293. The new SBDC office in Putnam County is made possible through support from the U.S. Small Business Administration, the University of North Florida, the Putnam County Chamber of Commerce, Board of County Commissioners, City of Palatka, and the Putnam County Development Authority. Since 1976, the Small Business Development Center at the University of North Florida has helped over 35,000 small businesses in an 18-county area. The SBDC at UNF provides potential and existing business owners with confidential consulting and training in all aspects of business management and growth. Experienced consultants help business owners develop strategies to increase sales, create jobs and improve profitability. For additional informa tion, contact: Stephanie Royal at (904) 6202428 or sroyal@unf. edu.Small Business Gets Big Help in PutnamDont Get Burned by Burn BanLimited Time Only! $15 can x your cat or kitten. Angle Paws Animal Friends, Inc., through a program with Jacksonville No More Homeless Pet s i s of fering this spay/neuter. Includes a ea treatment. Call 467-3028 for details.Free Feline Spay or NeuterMovies in the Park, Sponsored by TD Bank. O n Saturday April 21 at 8 P.M. Happy Feet Two will be shown. Light concessions will be available. T h i s event is also sponsored by Biggs Funeral Home, Crescent Termite and Florida Power and Light. For more information call City Hall at 386-698-2525.Movies In The Park In order to raise awareness that Ap ril is Child Abuse Prevention Mo n th, t he GFWC Crescen t City Womans Club ha s join other cl u bs and Cities in the Pinwhe el for Prevention cam paign. As part of the campaign, the GFWC Crescent City W omans Club has planted a Pinwheel G a r den in front of the club. Pinwheels are a symbol of a happy, carefree childho o d and the belief that all children deserve to be raised i n healthy communities, free from a buse a nd neglect. Righ t from the start to make su re child abuse and neglect never o ccu r. getting it right for kids early on is less costly than trying to fix problems after things hav e gone wrong Doesnt every child deserve this opportunity? Everyone has a role to play in preventing child abuse an d supporting families. You can get involved by purchasing one of the pinwheels which will be placed i n the garden for $3 or purchasing a pinwheel lapel pin $5. To purchase either pleas e stop by Expressions at 332 Central Ave. or call 386-698-1040.The City Commission of the City of Crescent City met Thursday, April 12 in regular session. Among the items on the agenda was the third reading of a proposed charter amendment concerning term limits for commissioners and mayor/ commissioner, which passed unanimously, and which will appear on the November ballot; a presentation by the citys auditor, Ron Moats, of the citys financial status, which he said was very good; a resolution addressing compensation for intersection control beacons; a review of the proposed resurfacing and reorientation of the city hall parking lot, necessitated by changes to US 17, and providing for entrance from Florida Avenue; the reconfiguration of the first block of west Lemon Avenue to a one-way street, due to safety considerations brought about by the reconfiguration of US 17. All of these issues were resolved by unanimous vote. The Commission also heard project change requests for work being done under the current CBDG housing grant. The students of the month were Jordan Williams from Middleton Burney; Lizbeth Gonzalez and Brooke Batchelor from Miller Intermediate. Crescent City Commission After more than 10 years, Putnam County Television Channel 17 is going off the air in Cres cent City. The channels last day of programming is Sept. 6. It broadcasts educational and county events and information, as well as state legislature sessions. We will be carry ing the same pro gramming, including school board meetings, on our website, putnamschools.org -as we did on Chan nel 17, said Gary Nilsson, head of in structional programming for the Putnam County School District. For more informa tion, call Nilsson at 386-329-0541. City Says Farewell To Channel 17 Putnam County Introduces and Congratulates Putnam County Introduces and Congratulates Putnam County Introduces and Congratulates Putnam County Introduces and Congratulates Putnam County Introduces and Congratulates Putnam County Introduces and Congratulates Volunteer Fire Service EMT and Firefighter Volunteer Fire Service EMT and Firefighter Volunteer Fire Service EMT and Firefighter Graduates for 2013! Graduates for 2013! Graduates for 2013! Graduates for 2013! Graduates for 2013! Graduates for 2013! January started with the 250-hour EMT course being offered through First Coast Technical College and held at the Putnam County EOC. This was to make the class more accessible to the volunteers of Putnam County. The class graduated 20 new Emergency Medical Technicians, who are ready to move forward, test, and receive their national registry and state of Florida EMT certications. Five of the students attending were from surrounding counties, through First Coast Technical College they were able to attend the night and weekend course being held here in Putnam County. Many of the Putnam County students have ve-plus years in the volunteer service and we thank you for your many years of service and dedication to the citizens of Putnam County!! The EMT course nished in May, and Putnam County started the Fireghter 1 course right behind it. This 216-hour course ran through the 18th of August. This class graduated 11 new FF1 students to go forward and become hometown heroes and service their communities. This course is the rst half of the Minimum Standards class required to become a career Fireghter in the state of Florida. For these 11 students, we thank you for your hard work and willingness to serve the citizens of Putnam County!You have trained, worked and overcame many obstacles together!! These memories will carry you a lifetime! Welcome to the Volunteer Family!! Next Fire Recruit Class will begin on January 7, 2014!! Application Deadline is November 1, 2013.For more information to join, contact your local Volunteer Fire Department or Catina Flynn, Recruitment Coordinator, at 386-326-7185. January EMT: Richard Hall, Richard Racz, Zach Lambert, Paul Woodworth, Kenneth Reed, Dena Wilson, Glenda Her nandez, Ruth Bahr, Gale Kilgannon (St. Johns), Stephanie Jackson (Flagler), Katherine Abel, Alisa McDonald, Catina Flynn, Diana Farnsworth, Tiffany Manning, Shaun Nichols (Clay), Matthew Brinley (Clay), Christopher Knoff (Clay) and George Ward. (Not pictured: Juan Gomez.)May FF1: Grant Barker, Kent Wilkinson, John Hendrix, Adam Cathlino, James Ross, George Ward, Justin McKelvery, Amos Frank, Mason Ward, Brenda Ross and Lonnie Brown.

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Concert tickets go on sale this week for Ben Prestage, worldrenowned one-manband. This Arts Council special event will be held at the Larimer Arts Center, 216 Reid Street, in Palatka on Friday, September 27. The cost is $10 in advance, or $15 at the door. The doors will open at 6:30 p.m., and the concert will be from 7 to 9 p.m. Seating is limited and tickets at the door will be offered first comefirst serve. This event will be limited to ages 16 and up. Refreshments and sodas will be available as well as beer and wine for those 21 and over. The show will be a treat for music lovers of all genres. The Arts Council feels fortunate to be able to bring Prestage to Palatka for the experience and listening pleasure of our regions live music patrons. Tickets for this special event can be obtained directly from the Arts Council located in the Larimer Arts Center, at 216 Reid Street in Palatka, Monday Thursday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., or by calling 386-328-8998. All voice mail messages will be returned as soon as possible. Luke Taft of the Arts Council suggests obtaining tickets in advance as they may go very quickly and seating is limited. The show will run one night only and it may take some time to find another opportunity to see Prestage as he has a busy touring schedule. Prestage grew up in south Florida listening to blues. He was turned on to a particular finger picking style by a family friend that played old-time banjo music. Later, as a street performer on world famous Beale Street in Memphis, Prestage added foot drums to his guitar and vocals to attract more attention, and found that it strengthened his music a great deal. It would get folks dancing in the street. From here, Prestage has added the use of other instruments, including the harmonica, resonator guitar, and others. Moving on from street performer, Prestage has one many awards for both his originality and talent, taking him on the road around the country and to Europe. The Arts Councils Larimer concerts are supported in part by memberships, the Putnam County Tourist Development Council, the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs and the Florida Council on Arts and Culture. Accommodations for the performer have been provided by the Quality Inn of Palatka. More information can be found at www.artsinputnam. org or by calling 386328-8998. or you can email artsinputnam@ aol.com August 28, 2013 COURIER JOURNAL Section B Rick Haven Community Contributor GolfatLiveOak In League Scramble play at Live Oak Golf Club on Wednesday, August 21, 11 players, eight men and three women, were divided into four teams. The winning team, with three players, posted a low score of 35. Members of the winning team were Judy Reddick, Jerry Peterson and Bob Stites. The next team posted a 36, the following team posted a 39 and the final team posted a 42. Closest to the pin with the 2nd shot on Hole #2, with 14 inches, was Carol Harrahill. 2nd closest with 31 inches was Jerry Peterson. In League Scramble play at Live Oak Golf Club on Friday, August 23, 20 players, 13 men and seven women, were divided into 5 teams. The winning team, with four players, posted a low score of 34. Members of the winning team were Rosemary Dreessen, Elaine Moyer, Larry McKenzie and Jerry Peterson. The next team posted a 35 and the final three teams posted a 36. Closest to the pin with the 2nd shot on Hole #2, with 15 inches, was Mark Landin. 2nd closest with 16 inches was Larry McKenzie. & FACES PLACE S Special to theCourier Journal The weekly Corky Bells Thursday Night Bass Tournament was held on the St. Johns River on August 1, out of Palatka City Dock at 5:30 p.m. Weigh-in was at Corky Bells dock in East Palatka at 8:45 p.m. Anglers fished in two-man teams with a five-fish limit, with no waivers. First place was claimed by Allen Hopper and Kerrie Davis with 16.48 pounds. Second place went to the team of Scooter Goodson and Evan McCleod with a 15.95pound bag. Third place was claimed by Scott King, fishing alone, with 14.46 pounds. King boated the big fish of the tournament at 5.55 pounds. The Corky Bells tournament is fished every Thursday evening and is open to everyone. Be at Corky Bells dock at sunset to view the weigh in and enjoy reggae night. Call Adam Hemphill 386-9720898 for tournament information. The Bass Capitol Bassmasters (FLW) fished the St. Johns River out of Welaka the weekend of August 10 and 11. Anglers could fish either day. Wayne Black won first place with 21.20 pounds, better than doubling the second place weight of Jeff Zesiger at 9.42 pounds. Weldon Taylor placed third with 8.60 pounds and coming in fourth was Kent Scroggins at 7.45. Rounding out the top six were Kenny Pagano and Dan Bush. Black won big bass honors with a 6.79pound hog. The Bass Capitol Bassmasters fishes monthly. For more information call Joe Nickol at 386-5468726. The Kings Bass Report is a courtesy of Kings Office Supply & Printing Co. www. kingsprint.com. If you have results from Bass Tournaments held in the State of Florida please forward them to scott@kingsprint.com to be included in the report.The Kings Bass ReportSpecial to theCourier Journal On Monday, August 12, Lake Lodge #72 had another Entered Apprentice Degree for David Corwin, Waylon Mast and Daniel Fisk. The Entered Apprentice is the first of the three degrees in Freemasonry. These new Brothers will be required to memorize a Catechism during the next month and then recite in an open Lodge before all those in attendance. Their proficiency in the recitation will determine their ability to go on to the Fellowcraft Degree, where yet another Catechism must also be learned. Although there are only three Degrees in Freemasonry; Entered Apprentice, Fellowcraft and Master Mason, other degrees may be learned in either the York Rite or Scottish Rite Degrees. The York Rite is the application and rituals of the Knights Templars who fought during the Crusades to maintain the ownership of Jerusalem. The Scottish Rite is the application and rituals that came from Scotland and France that dealt with the freedom and liberty of all men. Those in the Scottish Rite are best known as the Shriners, who have done so much for burned and crippled children in America with their free hospitals. Either way, one must be a Master Mason first before choosing the other or both paths of education. Lake Lodge has started four new Brothers on their path this year with three or four more applications that are yet to be investigated and their degrees begun before this year ends. This has been the largest number of new members to Lake Lodge #72 in some time, but they would warmly welcome more. Lake Lodge #72, located at 112 Shrine Club Road in the Lake Como area, has regular meetings the first and third Mondays of each month, with dinner being served at 6:30 p.m. and their Called Communication at 7:30 p.m. Master of the Lodge, Henry Smith invites all who may be interested in Freemasonry to come by and visit. Our wives are always at attendance for the dinner, says Smith. Lake Lodge #72 is planning a Dinner and a Dance to begin in September on Saturday evenings, that will be open to everyone in the community. Watch for the announcement to come.Lake Lodge #72 Has Another Entered Apprentice Degree Photo Special to the Courier Journal First place team Allen Hoper and Kerrie Davis, second place team Scooter Goodson and Evan McCleod, and third place/big fish Scott King. Ben Prestage in Concert Photo Special to the Courier Journal Ben Prestage. GED Registration at SJR StatePutnam County residents interested in taking the General Education Development (GED) exam now have the option of a computer-based version. St. Johns River State College is offering the computerized exam twice a week. The computer-based exam will be administered on the SJR State Palatka campus each Monday (9 a.m. 1 p.m.) and Thursday (12 4 p.m.). Registration and payment is available online or by telephone only. The cost of the exam is $26 per subject area. The total fee is $130. Scores on four of the five testing areas of the computer-based exam will be available as soon as the test is completed, giving students the option to retake the exam at the next available testing date. Results from the paper-based test can take as long as six weeks. The next GED paper and pencil testing date has been scheduled for September 10 and 11. Test registration will be held on Friday, September 6, beginning at 8 a.m. GED testing and registration is located on the SJR State Palatka campus only. Seating is limited, and students who register late may be referred to a future testing session. The cost of the full battery of tests is $70, and results are mailed in approximately six weeks. For the remainder of the year, students will be allowed to combine paper-based test scores with computerbased test scores. Individuals who have not completed their exams must complete the current 2002 GED Test Series before the new version is administered in 2014. Scores from the 2002 Series will not be combined with scores for the new assessment. SJR State also offers Adult Education/GED classes at its Palatka campus. Morning, day and evening classes, as well as online classes, are available. Registration for the classes is on the Palatka campus only. There is a $30 registration/tuition fee, and proof of Florida residency is required (non-Florida residents $120). Students seeking accommodations related to a disability must submit a request with appropriate documentation at least 60 days in advance of their desired test date. Additional testing dates can be found online at SJRstate.edu/adultedgedschedule.html. For more information, call 386-3124080 or visit SJRstate. edu/adulted.html.

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Join the Arbor Day Foundation in September and Receive 10 Free Live Oak Trees for Planting in Florida Everyone from Florida who joins the Arbor Day Foundation in September will receive 10 free live oak trees as part of the Foundations Trees for America program. Through Trees for America, everyone is encouraged to plant trees for the benet of the environment and quality-of-life. With one million members, the Arbor Day Foundation is the nations largest nonprot organization dedicated to planting trees. The trees will be shipped postpaid at the right time for planting between October 15 and December 10. The 6to 12-inch trees are guaranteed to grow or they will be replaced free of charge. Planting instructions are enclosed with each shipment of trees. New members of the Arbor Day Foundation will also receive The Tree Book, which includes information about tree planting and care. To receive 10 free live oak trees, send a $10 membership contribution to Ten Live Oaks, Arbor Day Foundation, 100 Arbor Ave., Nebraska City, NE 68410, by September 30, 2013, or join online at arborday.org/ september. The opening of Everything Under the Sun: Paintings and Pottery by Charlotte Lord will take place on Friday, September 6. A reception will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Palatka Welcome Center, located at the corner of St. Johns Avenue and 9th Street. SJR State offers reviews for teaching students St. Johns River State College will offer non-credit courses to prepare students for the Florida Teacher Certication Exam. The review courses will be held from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. on the following dates: Review for Professional Education Exam Palatka campus Saturday, September 7 Review for General Knowledge Math Palatka campus Saturday, September 14 Review for General Knowledge English Palatka campus Saturday, October 12 Review for Professional Education Exam St. Augustine campus Saturday, November 9 Review for Professional Education Exam Orange Park campus Saturday, December 14 The registration fee for each course is $25, and students may register for one or several courses. For more information, call SJR States Open Campus at 386-312-4211 or visit the website at SJRstate.edu/ continuinged.html to download a registration form. A fundraiser for the Palatka High School Girls Softball Team will be held on Saturday, September 7, from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. The fundraiser is being held at Beck Ford, located at 420 North Palm Avenue in Palatka. The event will include $10 car washes, a drawing for a Flat Screen TV, chicken dinners, a yard sale, a blind auction and a bake sale. There will also be music, a concession stand, a bouncy house for the kids and a big screen TV to watch the game for the Great American Tail Gate. In addition to this Beck Ford will be donating $100 for every vehicle sale made on this day. If you have anything you would like to donate, you can drop them off at Beck Ford. For more information or to see how you can volunteer call Larry at 386-530-0790 or 386-328-2020 or you can call Kathy at 386-328-8881. Crescent City Womens Civic Association would like to cordially invite you to celebrate their 35th Anniversary within the community on Saturday, September 7, from 2 to 5 p.m. They will honor the Founder, Vivian Golden, and Former Board of Directors. If you have been a part of this organization or volunteered your time to assist and give back to this community, they would love for you to attend. In addition, if this community has made a difference in your life or your family please join and share your story. Tickets are being sold for $20 each. You can purchase tickets from any member of the organization or contact the number below. The tickets will include a formal dinner, rafe giveaways, and a great honoree program. If you have any questions regarding the organization or events, please feel free to contact me via email ccwca@hotmail. com or phone 386-559-0212. Beck Ford, located at 420 North Palm Avenue in Palatka, will be hosting a fundraiser for the Palatka High School Cheerleading Squad on Saturday, September 14, from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. Come out and support the girls and boys. All proceeds will go to the Panther Cheerleaders. Events will include a yard sale, $10 car wash/vacuum, a drawing for a Flat Screen TV, hot dogs, chips and drinks. There will also be a Drive 4UR School! Come test drive a vehicle and Beck Ford will donate $20 per test drive to the Panther Cheerleaders. (One person per household and you must be 18 or older.) $100 will be donated as well for every vehicle that is sold on that day. Come by and see the Diesel Showcase as well. For more information or to see how you can help or donate, call 386-937-1581. The GFWC Crescent City Womans Club is hosting a Low Country Boil on Saturday, September 21, from 4 to 7 p.m. The cost is $15 per person, and there will be a cash bar. For more information, call Beth Carter at 386-649-8584 or Carol Horner at 386-698-2552. The Womans Club is located at 604 N. Summit Street in Crescent City. The Putnam Safety Association will conduct a Coaching the Mature Driver course which meets Florida requirements for the auto liability insurance discount for licensed drivers aged 55 and above on Saturday, September 28, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The course will be held at Putnam Safety Association, 218 St. Johns Avenue, Palatka. The cost for the course is $10 and you will need to call 386-328-8007 to make your reservation. Looking for Vendors for the ARTober Fest on October 12 Arts, crafts, antiques, businesses, farmers, cottage foods, entertainers, street performers and more, download the application at www.keepputnambeautiful.org/calendar_of_events/artober_fest, or call Keep Putnam Beautiful, 386-325-9598. Camp Safe Haven Overnight Camp Camp Safe Haven Overnight Camp, which is for teens only, will be held on Friday, October 11, at 4 p.m., until Sunday, October 13, at noon, at Camp Immokalee in Keystone Heights. The teen campers will participate in sports events, such as climbing, swimming and tness exercises. They will also engage in group activities to understand their grief and remember their loved ones. For more information, contact Susan Follick at 352379-6276 or email her at safollick@havenhospice.org. Street Performers Needed for ARTober Festival Performers are unpaid, but making good money from the hat. Must be registered to perform. Currently seeking clowns, jugglers, magicians, one-man bands, stilt walkers, balloon men, human statues, break dancers, unicyclists, escape artists, contortionists, puppeteers, acrobalancers, animal acts, dancers, bagpipers, barbershop quartets, troubadours, unique musicians, and all sorts of novelty acts. To register contact Keep Putnam Beautiful, 386-325-9598, or email: kpb@ palatka-.gov. Qu es la Violencia Domstica? Saba usted que 1 de cada 4 mujeres han sufrido violencia domstica en su vida? Slo este dato es muy alarmante, ya que podra haber afectado a su abuela, su madre, su ta, la hermana o incluso usted! Por desgracia, la violencia domstica no discrimina basado en su sexo, edad, o incluso su orientacin sexual. La violencia domstica no es solamente un acto fsico, sino que la violencia domstica es un patrn de control de conductas tales como la violencia o las amenazas de violencia que una persona usa para establecer el poder y control sobre otra. Esto se hace con la intencin de ganar y mantener el poder y control sobre los pensamientos de la vctima, las acciones y / o actividades. Lee Conlee House del condado de Putnam, es 1 de los 42 centros de Violencia domstica certicada en el estado de la Florida y puede ayudarle con refugios de emergencia, defensa legal, aconsejar, planicacin de seguridad, grupos de apoyo, as como una multitude de muchas cosas diferentes. Si usted o alguien que usted conoce est en necesidad de asistencia, comunquese con el Lee Conlee House 24 horas al da al (386) 325-3141, lnea de texto al: (386) 546-9620, o la Coalicin Violencia Domstica de Florida (FCADV) por todo el estado lnea directa al 1 (800) 500-1119. PALATKA NEW VISION LIONS CLUB 2nd & 4th Tues. Noon Beef OBradys on the River PalatkaPoOMonaONA PaARkK NeiEIGHboBORHooOOD WatcATCH2nd Thurs. (exc. Aug. & Dec.)200 East Main St.Shirley Griffin 386-649-8640PALATKA LIONS M MEETINGG 1st & 3rd Mon. 7PM 318 Osceola St, Palatka Palatka ALATKA ElksLKS LoODGeE 1st & 3rd Mon. 7 pm Wed. Dinner 6-7:30 pm Fri. Happy Hour 6-7:30 pm 114 South 3rd St., Palatka 386-325-5295 PUTNAM M COUNTY SHRHRINE CLUB Wed. 6 pm Darts/Hotdogs & Hamburgers Yelvington Rd, East Palatka 386-325-8020 PUTNAM M COUNTY TEA PARRTY 1st & 3rd Tues. 6:30 pm Welaka Womens Club Tues. 7 pm Interlachen Library 2nd & 4th Mon. 6:30 pm American Legion off Crill Ave. SCH HOOL ADDVISORRY COUNCIL 1st Tues. 2 pm CCJSHS, Media Center 386-698-1629 Seville EVILLE VIA MeetinMEETING(Village Improvement Association)1st Thurs. 7 p.m.Old Elementary School on US 17SOUTHH PUTNAMM WOMMANS CLUB3rd Mon. 6:30 pm Culver Room Crescent City Public Library 386-649-0885 ST. JOHHN CATHHOLIC CHHURRCHH CARDRD PARRTY3rd Thurs. 10 pm $4 Lunch Hwy 20 Interlachen SUND DAY DDINNERR 1st & 2nd Sun. 11:30 am Bass Capital Shrine Club 386-467-3102 TH HE CRRESCENT CITY FARMRMERRS MMARRKET Every Sat. 9 am 2 pm Vendor Spots $10 Food Vendor $25 Call Darius Trunk 386-698-2632 TH HE HHEARRT OF PUTNAMM COALITION 3rd Thurs. 11 amPalatka Christian Service Center820 Reid St Palatka 386-328-0984 US COAST G GUARDRD AUXILIARRY M MEETINGG 3rd Thurs. 7 pm Men & Women needed to assist w/ homeland security & boating safety VFW Meeting Hall SR 100 & Palm Ave Palatka, 684-6543 U S VETER R ANS POST 104 Mon. One Pot Meal Tues. 6 pm Kitchen opens 7 pm Dart League Wed. All Day Free Pool Thurs. 5 pm Kitchen opens 6 pm Bingo State Rd 19 Palatka 386-328-9133 VFW POST 3349 Mon. & Wed. 10 am 1 pm Selling Sandwiches Tue. 6 pm Bingo Wed. 1 pm Veterans Rd Tbl 2nd Fri. 6 pm Steak Night 3201 Reid St, Palatka 386-328-2863 I NTER R LACH H EN BABE R R UTH H LEAG G UE M M EETING G S 3rd Thurs. 7pm Lions Club Interlachen BEEKEEPER RS OF PUTNAMM COUNTY 3rd Tues. 5:30 pm Putnam County Ag Center East Palatka Contact Mickie 684-0902 / 904-692-4238 Beekeepersofputnamcounty.orgCRRESCENT CITY YACHHT CLUBAt 3 Bananas11 S Lake St, Crescent City2nd Fri. 7pm LAKESIDDE ARRT GGALLERRY At Lakeside Title236 Central Ave, Crescent CityMon.Fri. 9am-3pm First Presbyterian Church 301 Cypress Ave. 1-904-399-4187 ASSISTANCE FORR FLORRIDDA SERRVICES Tues. 10 am Trinity Episcopal Church 204 State Rd 26 Melrose 352-475-2177 CELEBR RATE RRECOVERR at. 7:15 pmDunns Creek Baptist Church 386-328-8650CRRESCENT CITY TOPS Tues. 9 am St. John the Baptist Catholic Church 386-698-2055 or 386698-3080D D OMMESTIC VIOLENCE SUPPORRT GRGROUP Mon. 5:30 pmPutnam County Health Department386-326-3200FRREE M MEDDICAL CLINIC 4th Fri. 1-4 pm Free Health Screening St. Andrews 111 S Francis Dr, Interlachen L EE CONLEE H H OUSE Victim Advocate in Crescent City Mon. Thurs. 8 am 4:30 pm 386-983-4346 24 hr hotline 386-325-3141 or 800-500-1119 NAR RCOTICS ANONYMMOUS Fridays, 8 pmHowe Memorial Methodist Church252 S. Summit St. Crescent City1-877-572-4187 QUIVANNO PR R OBIOTICS WOR R KSH H OP 3rd Mon. 5:30 pm Monahan Chiropractic Medical Clinic 905 St. Johns Ave Palatka S ENIOR R FR R IEND D S CENTER R Mon. 11 am YogaTues. 9:15 am Line DanceTues. 2 4 pm Bingo Wed. 1 pm Game Day Fri. 10 11 am Exercise Fri. 1 3 pm Bingo Butler Bldg Conf. Room Putnam Community Medical Center 611 Zeagler Dr Palatka 386-328-3986 STR ROKE SURRVIVORRS OF PALATKA Mon. & Fri. Mornings Free Exercise Classes Ruby 386-649-0569 TAI CH HI CLASS Tues. 6 pm Georgetown Community Center 386-467-7204 TH HE EDGDGARR JOHH NSON SENIORR CENTERR Tues. 10 am Seniors vs Crime Wed.1:30 pm Cane Fu Lessons Wed. 12:30 Paint Class $7 mth Call 386-329-0469TOPS FLORRIDDA #435 WelakaTues. 9 amFirst Baptist Church of WelakaC. R. 309 -386-467-8935VIOLENCE INTERRVENTION & PRREVENTION PRROGRGRAMMPutnam County Health Department 386-326-3200 Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Hotline 386-325-3141 or 800-326-0919TDD Users 800-955-8771 WEIGHGHT WATCHHERRS Thurs. 6:30 pmPutnam Family Fitness Center284 Union Ave. Crescent City386-698-2342 A LADDIES ARROUNDD THHE LAKE M MEETINGG 1st & 3rd Tues. 10 am Crafts & Covered Dish LunchGeorges Lake Community Center114 Saratoga St, Florahome AMMERRICAN LEGGION POST 45 Sat. All you can eat breakfast 8 am 11 am Cost is $6, Palatka AM MERRICAN LEGGION POST 293 Sun. 5:30 pm Bingo 1st Mon. 6:30 pm Dinner MeetingCOMMMMUNITY THRHRIFT SHHOPTues. & Thurs. 9 am 12 pm Corner Lemon and Main. behind Howe Methodist Church Crescent CityH HUMMANE SOCIETY OF NORRTHHEAST FLORRIDDA Tues. Fri. 1 4 p.m. Sat. 11 a.m. 4 p.m. Closed Sun. & Mon. 112 Norma St. Hollister Humane Society Thrift Store Mon. Fri. 10 am 5 pm Sat. 9 am 5 pm Closed Sunday 819 S. Moody Road PalatkaM M T CARM RM EL COMM MM UNITY R R E S OUR R CE CENTER R INC. Mon. 10 am 2 pm 400 East Oak St, Palatka 386-937-2447 / 916-9556 PALATKA CHRHRISTIAN SERRVICE CENTERRMon. Fri. 9 am 1:30 pm820 Reed St. Palatka 386-328-0984 SECOND D TIMME ARROUNDD SHHOP Open May, June & July 2nd & 4th Sat. 9 am 1 pm Community United Methodist Church 126 Highlands Ave Lake Como SOUTH H PUTNAMM CHRHRISTIAN SERRVICE CENTERRTues. & Thurs. 10 am 2:30 pm219 N. Summit St. Crescent City 386698-1944THRHRIFT STORRE Mon. & Thurs. 10 am 4 pm3rd Thurs. Bag Day St. John the Baptist Catholic Church South of Crescent CityRREADDERRS R ROUNDDTABLEBook Group 3rd Tues. 2 pm Crescent City Library 610 N. Summit St.PUTNAMM COUNTY H HOMME COMMMMUNITY EDDUCATORRS (HHCE) 2nd Wed. Agriculture Building111 Yelvington Rd., E. Palatka Call Mary Ellen Clifton386-649-8856 THHE PHHOENIX R REPUBLICAN CLUB 2nd Tues evening most months Dinner meeting with Speaker 6 pm Call for info 467-3909 Our goal is to educate voters to vote responsibly. 10 TOUCH HSTONES FORR GR GRIEF Hospice of the Nature Coast Wings of Grief Services DivisionMon. 4 -5:30 pm 6721 Crill Ave., Palatka 386-530-4600 ALCOH HOLICS ANONYMMOUS Mon. 7 pmChurch of the Holy Comforter223 N. Summit St. Crescent City1-904-399-8535 ALCOHHOLICS ANONYMMOUS Fri. 6 pmLake Como Community Center, Highland Ave. Lake Como 1-904-399-8535 ALCOH HOLICS ANONYMMOUS A NEW LIFE GRGROUP Tues. 7 p.m.Howe Memorial Methodist Church252 S. Summit St. Crescent City1-904-399-8535 ALCOHHOLICS ANONYMMOUS CELEBRRATION GRGROUP Tues. & Thur. noonHowe Memorial Methodist Church252 S. Summit St. Crescent City1-904-399-8535 ALCOHHOLICS ANONYMMOUS LIBERRTY GRGROUP Wed. 7 pm HEALTH AND SUPPORT EDUCATION CHARITABLE ORGANIZATIONS3rd Mon. 6:30 pm Bring dish or $2Wed. 11 am 12:30 pm LunchWed. 12:30 pm Bingo 4th Sat. 6:30 pm Aux. Scholarship Dinner Interlachen 386-684-2188 AZALEA CITY CR RUISERRS Every 4th Sat. 5 p.m. Woodys BBQ State Rd 19 Palatka Bass ASS CapitalAPITAL VFW PostOST 10177 3rd Thursday, 6 pmCrescent City Womans Club604 N. Summit Street Crescent CityBOY SCOUTS TRROOP #42 CUB SCOUTS PACK 42 VENTUR RE CRREW SCOUTINGG 42 Mon. 6 pm(only when school is in session) Howe Memorial Methodist Church252 S. Summit St. Crescent City386-937-8626 CR R EATE! AR R TISTS G G UILD D OF N OR R TH H FLOR R ID D A 4th Sat. 10:30 am Larimer Art Center 216 Reid St. Palatka CR R E SCENT CITY M M OOSE LODG DG E 1st Sat. Breakfast 8-11 a.m. 1st & 3rd Mon. Chicken Dinner 2nd & 4th Mon. 4:30 pm Spaghetti Dinner Tues. 4:30 pm Tacos & Taco SaladWing Wednesday 6-9 p.m. Thurs. 10:30 am BingoSat. Night Finger Foods 6-9 p.m. Public Invited Fri. 5 pm Dinner, 7 Music US 17 South Crescent City 386-649-0745 CR RESCENT CITY WOMMANS CLUB 2nd Mon. October May Rentals Available 604 N. Summit Street 386-698-2552 FR R A TER R NAL ORD RD ER R OF EAG G LES INTERRLACHHEN Weekdays 4 pm Social Room Happy Hr. Tues. 5 pm Hamburgers Tues. 7 pm Bingo State Rd 20 Interlachen 386-684-3252 FR RATERRNAL ORDRDERR OF EAGGLES 4355 Sat. 8 pm Band Sun. 4 pm Karaoke Mon. 7:30 pm Darts Tues. & Wed. 1 pm Pinochle Tues. & Thurs. 6:30 pm Bingo Wed. 5 pm Tacos Fri. 8 pm Karaoke 110 Shrine Club Rd Lake Como FRuitlan UITLAND PeninsulaENINSULAHisto HISTORicalICAL SocietyOCIETY 3rd Tues. 7 pmCulver Rm., Crescent City Library 386-698-1870G GIRRL SCOUTS For girls 5-11 1st & 3rd Saturday 10 am 12 pmSt. John the Baptist Catholic ChurchCall Luz 386-559-4119H HISTORRIC CENTRRAL ACADDEMMY 3rd Mon. 5:30 pm Preservation & Community Development Inc. Supporters Meeting Palatka INTER RLACHHEN LIONS CLUB 1st & 3rd Tues. 7pm 202 Prospect Ave Interlachen, 386-684-2188 Nei EIGHboBORHooOOD WatcATCH 2nd Tues. Georgetown Civic Center PALATKA AMMATEURR R RADDIO CLUB 3rd Thurs. 7 pm Palatka Library 601 College Rd Palatka PALATKA D D UPLICATE BR RIDGDGE CLUB Wed. 10 am Bring lunch 521 South 13th St Palatka 386-328-0263 P ALATKA ELKS LODG DG E 1323 1st & 3rd Mon. 7 pm Meeting 6 pm Trustees & Committee Meeting Wed. & Fri. 6 pm Dinner 114 South Third St, Palatka 386-325-3413 PALATKA KIWANIS CLUB Thurs. 11:45 am Lunch Sleep Inn & Suites SR19 & Hwy 100 Palatka SOCIAL SPORTSB2 Courier Journal August 28, 2013Our community. Our people. All local. Putnam County MISCELLANEOUS

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PFFC Updates Some air conditioning is now working, so come give it a try. In other news, there is now a new oor in the back room where Zumba, Aerobics and Tae Kwan Do are held. It is much more pleasant for all. Many thanks go to Johnson Controls for donating the oor. Add that to the air conditioning and they are really getting it together. A reminder for everyone is that due to the very high outside temperatures and concern for members health and well being, the center will continue to close from 12 to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, during the month of August. Saturday hours are 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. As of now they are planning on resuming normal hours beginning in September. Margaret Cleveland is still collecting recipes for the Center Cookbook that will be published in time for Christmas enjoyment and gifting. She says she needs many more recipes from all of our good cooks around. August 28, 2013 Courier Journal B3Community from page A3 Honor our Flag! If your flag has become tattered or torn over the years, please bring it to the offices of the Courier Journal. We will make sure your flag is disposed of properly. Dont throw out your flag, honor it. Got fax?Send or receive for only $2 per page! Fax: 386.698.1994 Questions? Call 386.698.1644 Eight Smart Tips to Help Parents and Students Start the School Year StrongStarting a new school year can be a daunting experience for many students, and failing to get off on the right foot can set the tone for the rest of the academic year. Parents need to take the right steps starting now to make sure their students are prepared to tackle new academic challenges with the right habits and daily routines. This includes trying not to be so consumed with showing up in the latest fashions; its not that important. Thats why Sylvan Learning has put together four simple tips for parents and four simple tips for children that can help boost student success in the new school year. Here are four things parents can do to help their children achieve better academic results: Impose the TwoWeek Rule With later bedtimes over the summer, children need to ease back into their school routine rather than having a sudden change their first day of school. Using the last two weeks of summer to re-introduce a school year bedtime routine will make waking up on that first day a lot easier. Reintroduce Regular Meal Times During summer months, kids tend to grab a snack several times during the day. Parents can start reminding students to get back into a threemeal-a-day schedule in order to regulate their system into the back-to-school mode. Nutrition is an important factor in academic performance, and eating a healthy, balanced breakfast and lunch keeps kids alert throughout the day. Family Calendar Time management is tricky for everyone, especially kids and teens, but planning is an important way to save everyones sanity. Having major deadlines, due dates, events and extracurricular activities in one place helps kids visualize their week, manage their time and stay on track. Dont Ditch Good Habits If you and your child have established a good summer learning routine, when school starts try not to forsake all of the fun reading, writing and art activities that kept your child engaged all summer. Here are four important things that students can follow to improve the academic quality of the school year, starting on Day One. Organize Organization is not overrated. Keeping notes, projects and reading materials in logical order helps students find what they need right away, cutting down on time spent tracking things down, and allowing more time for actual studying. Take good notes Yes, it does matter. Taking good notes helps keep kids grades up, especially in middle or high school. To boost note-taking skills, students should practice picking out the, main ideas in conversations, news reports, or magazine articles. Concentrate Staying focused is easier for some kids than others. Students need to do their best to avoid distractions in class. This means keeping cell phones tucked away and being vocal if a chatty classmate is too distracting. Speak upStudents often can get tripped up by homework or test instructions. Students should know its OK to speak up if they dont understand testing or homework directions. Students should also listen carefully and spend plenty of time reading directions. Special to theCourier Journal Merrill-Hancock & Turner Insurance 1301 St. Johns Ave. Palatka MOTORCYCLE Barbara Fisher, Jan Simpson, Dave Hartsfield, Mary Domaradzki and Anne Towery gathered a Belles Bistro. Lamar and Renna Moore celebrated their 66th Wedding Anniversary with friends at Pomona Parks Senior Friday. Birth Announcement Maximillian Bernardo Hawley was born Saturday, August 3, 2013, at Winter Park Hospital in Winter Park. The baby boy weighed 6 lbs 15 oz. He is the son of Scott and Sandra Hawley. The maternal grandparents are the late David and Donna Monday of Crescent City. The maternal great grandparents are Shirley and Clayton Frank of Lake Como. Assisting the birth was maternal great aunt Patricia Sauls of Lake Como.Have You Ever Wanted to Learn to Paint, But Were Not Sure Where to Start?The Arts Council of Greater Palatka is pleased to announce that art instructor Patrick Rausch is coming back in town and oil painting classes will begin on Tuesday, September 3, at the Larimer Arts Center, located at 216 Reid St. This is a wonderful opportunity for a beginner to learn the basics of painting or for a person that is already painting to go to the next level. You will be taught how to mix colors, what makes a good composition, how to transfer a photo to the canvas, what brushes to use, how to apply the paint, and much more. There are four classes, which are three hours in length. Morning classes are from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. and afternoon classes are from 1 to 4 p.m. You can view Patricks paintings by going to patrickspaintings.com or by going to Facebook and entering patrickrauschfineart in the search. The fee is $40, which includes all four classes. For more information call the Larimer at 386-328-8998 or contact Patrick at oilpainter111@gmail. com. The Arts Council of Greater Palatka is the designated Local Arts Agency for Putnam County and is sponsored in part by membership, the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs; the Florida Arts Council; and the Tourist Development Council, the City of Palatka and the Putnam County Commission. For more information about the Arts Council, visit www.artsinputnam.org or call Denise at 386-328-8998. Photo Special to the Courier Journal Patrick Rausch will be teaching classes at the Larimer Art Center starting September 3.

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CROSSWORD PUZZLE Solution is on page A4 SUDOKU B4 Courier Journal August 28, 2013On Wednesday, August 21, at 3 Bananas, there were ten teams playing. The rst place winners, who received a $50 gift certicate, was NSA Knows My Secrets, whose member was Doug Bopp. The second place team, who received a $30 gift certicate, was Couch Potatoes. The third place team, who received a $20 gift certicate, was Great Lakes. Ditzy Chicks + came in fourth, and Manes & Flames came in fth. The Beer Round was won by Couch Potatoes. Final questions was: According to the Nielson Rating put the following shows in order of most watch to least watched single episode. Superbowl 45 (2011) Who shot JR Episode of Dallas Last episode of Mash Last episode of Cheers Answer: Superbowl 45(2011) Mash Cheers Dallas Dont delay, get a team together and play today! Trivia Night is every Wednesday at 3 Bananas, starting at 6 p.m., and new teams are always welcome. 1. 2. 3. 4.Trivia Night Winners SERVICE & BUSINESSDIRECTORY AIRCONDITIONINGService In Hours Not Days.100% SATISFACTION GUARANTEED CHECK US ON THE WEB: WWW.SOUTHERNAIR.NET STATE LICENSE CAC058634 3849 Reid St. Palatka Recommended for Decades ANY TIME ANY KIND ANY SERVICEBefore You Fix It Or Buy It,Call 328-3212 AUTOSERVICES 1162 Hwy. 17 Satsuma*Some restrictions applyAir Conditioning Inspection and Re-chargeCOMPUTER DIAGNOSTICSForeign & DomesticDont Wait! Make an Appointment today!!(386) 649-5288MIKE BLACKWELL ROOFING 386-325-2023CCC 025500 CCC 1326232 FREE EstimatesSpecializingin Shingle and Metal Roofs Re-roofs and Repairs Mikes AluminumQuality Material and InstallationScreen RoomsCarportsRoofovers Vinyl WindowSidingSoffitFascia Utility ShedsGlass RoomSkirting Wood DecksConcreteFully LicensedBondedInsuredCALLMike Bottelman, Owner386-649-5374RX#0066577 CONSTRUCTION EDICAL St. Johns URGENT FAMILY APPLIANCES NORTH FLORIDA SERVICESPROPANE & NATURAL GAS PIPING AND APPLIANCE INSTALLATION35 Yrs Local Experience Specialties: Tankless Water Heaters and Gas Logs 386-559-0071 APPLIANCES GAS BAIT & TACKLEAdvertise Here in. Ad $20/Mo. Call 698-1644 DavesPRE-OWNED APPLIANCESBUY SELL TRADE REPAIRS & REMOVAL(386) 244-4961 J.R. HOWELLSWELAKA BAIT & TACKLE Monday-Sunday 7 a.m.4 p.m.8002 Elm St. Welaka 386-524-4135100 Minnows $10 2 Cups of Worms $7 3 Cups of Worms $10 Shiners 2 Doz. $20 Appliance RepairRalph & LeviWashers Dryers Refrigerators Ranges386-546-9897 MUSIC LESSONSAdvertise Here 1 in. Ad $20/Mo.Call 698-1644 PET SERVICES Crescent City KennelInc.Pet Boarding ServicesGrooming ServicesTLC Day Care Services for Cats & DogsBasic Obedience Classes Pet Shop Mon. Fri. : 8:30 a.m. 6 p.m.Saturday: 8:30 a.m. 4 p.m.(Closed for Lunch: 12 1 p.m.)Sunday: By Appointment 2620-A S. US Hwy 17, Crescent City www.cckennel.us386-698-2777 CRAFTSMAN Danish Craftsman LLCCarpentryCustom-Made CabinetsFurniture & TablesInterior WoodworkIB Marskot 386-698-3558 APPLIANCESAdvertise Here 1 in. Ad $20/Mo. 2 in. Ad $40/mo. 3 in Ad $60/Mo.Deadline: 5 P.M. FridayCall 698-1644 SALON TOUCHEOF CLASS Salon & Spa 386-524-4173 377 CR 309 Satsuma, FL 32189 August Special 1 Hour Massage $50 Weekly Special Cut & Color $50 Pedicures $20 w/ Mani Combo $30 BEAUTY Lindas Shear DeliteNow FeaturingSarah HaydenCosmetologistAndFlorreta Gauseformly from Fruitland Beauty Shop Barber Cuts by Master CosmetologistFay Kipler Call 386-467-7004Linda Armstrongowner 573-693-8045 Guitar Lessons Advertise Here 1 in. Ad $20/Mo. 2 in. Ad $40/mo. 3 in Ad $60/Mo.Deadline: 5 P.M. FridayCall 698-1644 Advertise Here 1 in. Ad $20/Mo. 2 in. Ad $40/mo. 3 in Ad $60/Mo.Deadline: 5 P.M. FridayCall 698-1644 More than just your Local Community Newspaper. Laminating Faxing Copying AdvertisingYour only stop for professional services.386-698-1664 Putnam County HOW TO: BUILDA FIREPIT Step 1: Gather the materials and tools youll need for this job.Step 2: Step 3: all the joints.Step 4:Step 5: Step 6: Step 7:Step 8: For more information on this or other projects, visit your Palatka Lowes or go online to www.lowes.com TRIVIA QUESTION OF THE WEEK According to an Old English system of time units, a moment is how long? 8/21 Answer:A myrmecologist studies antsSolution is on page A4 Putnam County WinTheFightAgainstCancerNATURALLY.orgA non-prot organization providing the public with FREEinformation, Amazon anti-cancer books and more!Visit our site today to see how we can make a difference in your life! 1-866-742-1373Get your business noticedOne Call One Order 100+ Newspapers Call us today to reach a statewide audience! www.AdNetworksFlorida.com Erectile Dysfunction Drugs May Be Dangerous To Your HealthFREE book by doctor reveals what the

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RENT TO OWN Refurbished 1/1 in Quiet Adult Mobile Home Park on Lake Crescent, Boating, Fishing, Relaxing Reasonable Lot Rent. 386698-3648 TFNOR THIRTY DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate on whom a copy of this notice is served within three months after the date of the first publication of this notice must file their claims with this Court WITHIN THE LATER OF THREE MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR THIRTY DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and persons having claims or demands against the decedent's estate must file their claims with this Court WITHIN THREE MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. A LL CLAIMS DEMANDS AND OBJECTIONS NOT SO FILED WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. Personal Representative: /s/ ANGELA RENEE YATES 115 Appaloosa Drive Interlachen, FL 32148Attorney for Personal Representative:/s/ Ronald E. Clark, Esquire Post Office Box 2138 Palatka, FL 32178-2138 Phone 386-328-2778 Florida Bar No.: 013834 8/28-9/4/13 LEGAL NOTICE NOTICE OF COMPREHENSIVE PLAN AMENDMENTS TO THE CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT ELEMENT. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Town Council of Welaka, Florida, is proposing to make changes to its Comprehensive Plan per Chapter 163 Florida Statues. Included are text amendments to the Capital Improvements Element of the Town Comprehensive Plan. The Town Council for the Town of Welaka will be holding a Public Hearing on the proposed amendments on September 10, 2013 for the second reading at 6:30 p.m., or as soon thereafter as the matter may be heard in the Town Council Chambers located at 400 Fourth Avenue, Welaka, Florida. ALL PARTIES ARE INVITED to appear and submit oral or written objections or comments. The failure of a person to appear during said hearing and comment on or object to the amendments, either in person or in writing, may preclude the ability of such person to contest the amendments at a late date. Persons with disabilities requiring accommodations in order to participate should contact Judy Jones at (386) 467-9800 at least 24 hours in advance to request such accommodations. Copies of the proposed text amendments are available for inspection by the public, in the Town of Welakas office, located at 400 Fourth Avenue. Persons wishing to be notified by the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) when these Comprehensive Plan amendments are transmitted and adopted, and when DEO issues its order of compliance for said amendments should provide their names and addresses to the Town of Welaka Clerk's office. Said list of interested parties will be transmitted to DCA with the aforesaid amendment package. PURSUANT TO SECTION 286.0105, FLORIDA STATUES, IF ANY PERSON DECIDES TO APPEAL ANY DECSION MADE BY THE TOWN COUNCIL WIITH RESEPCT TO ANY MATTER CONSIDERED AT THIS PUBLIC MEEETING, SUCH PERSON WILL NEED A RECORD OF THE PROCEEDINGS AND FOR SUCH PURPOSE, SUCH PERSON MAY NEED TO ENSURE THAT A VERBATIM RECORD OF THE PORCEEDING IS MADE, INCLUDING THE TESTIMONY AND EVIDENCE UPON WHICH THE APPEAL IS TO BE BASED. 8/28/13 415A St. Johns Avenue Palatka, Florida 32177 Telephone: (386) 328-7426 8/28-9/4/13 LEGAL NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF FLORIDA SEVENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR PUTNAM COUNTY CASE NO: 13-471-CA-53 WYMAN D. LONG and NADINE C. LONG, Husband and Wife, Plaintiffs. vs. MOSE GREEN, CARLEY MOSE GREEN, JOHNNY HARDY GREEN, SHIRLEY GREEN GLISSON, LONNIE CARLYLE GREEN, and WILLAMAE MAZELLA SHEROUSE, THEIR UNKNOWN HEIRS, BENEFICIARIES, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, CREDITORS, AND ALL OTHER PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST THEM, Defendants. NOTICE OF ACTION TO DEFENDANTS: MOSE GREEN, CARLEY MOSE GREEN, JOHNNY HARDY GREEN, SHIRLEY GREEN GLISSON, LONNIE CARLYLE GREEN, and WILLAMAE MAZELLA SHEROUSE, THEIR UNKNOWN HEIRS, BENEFICIARIES, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, CREDITORS, AND ALL OTHER PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST THEM AND ALL OTHERS WHOM IT MAY CONCERN: YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action to Reform a Deed and Quiet Title to the following described real property in Putnam County, Florida: North 548 feet of the NE 1/4 of the SE 1/4 of Section 8, Township 9 South, Range 26 East. has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on John F. Sproull, the Plaintiff's attorney, whose address is: 314 St. Johns Avenue, Palatka, FL 32177, on or before September 27, 2013, and file the original with the Clerk of this Court either before service on Plaintiff's attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the complaint or petition. DATED on August 21, 2013 (SEAL) TIM SMITH CLERK OF THE COURT By: /s/ Kelly Purcell DEPUTY CLERK 8/28-9/4/13 LEGAL NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR PUTNAM COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION File Number 2013-230-CP Division 53 IN RE: ESTATE OF MARVIN PRICE BROWN, JR., Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of MARVIN PRICE BROWN, JR., deceased, File Number 2013-230CP, is pending in the Circuit Court, for Putnam County, Florida, Probate Division, 410 St. Johns Avenue, Palatka, Florida 32177. T he name and address of the Personal Representative and the Personal Representative's attorney are set forth below. ALL INTERESTED PERSONS ARE NOTIFIED THAT: All persons on whom this notice is served who have objections that challenge the validity of the Will, the qualifications of the Personal Representative, venue, or jurisdiction of this Court are required to file their objections with this Court WITHIN THE LATER OF THREE MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE Dated this 12th day of August, 2013. TIM SMITH Clerk of Circuit Court By: /s/ Kelly Purcell Deputy Clerk 8/21-8/28/13 LEGAL NOTICE NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE SCRUGGS MOTOR COMPANY LLC gives Notice of Lien and intent to sell these vehicles on September 13, 2013, 10:00 am at 2407 REID ST PALATKA, FL 32177-2803, pursuant to subsection 713.78 of the Florida Statutes. SCRUGGS MOTOR COMPANY LLC reserves the right to accept or reject any and/or all bids.1G8ZK5272TZ222283 1996 SATURN 8/28/13 LEGAL NOTICE NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE SCRUGGS MOTOR COMPANY LLC gives Notice of Lien and intent to sell these vehicles on September 13, 2013, 10:00 am at 2407 REID ST PALATKA, FL 32177-2803, pursuant to subsection 713.78 of the Florida Statutes. SCRUGGS MOTOR COMPANY LLC reserves the right to accept or reject any and/or all bids.1MELM13P5VW608289 1997 MERCURY 8/28/13 LEGAL NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR PUTNAM COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION File Number 13-267-CP Division 53 IN RE: ESTATE OF Kathryn Lee Duggan Rogero, Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of Kathryn Lee Duggan Rogero, deceased, whose date of death was July 24, 2013, File Number 2013-267-CP, is pending in the Circuit Court for Putnam County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is: Putnam County Courthouse, 410 St. Johns Avenue, Palatka, FL 32177. The names and addresses of the Personal Representative and that Personal Representative's attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against the decedent's estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is August 28, 2013. Personal Representative: VESTA LEE GORDON 114 Bollingwood Road Charlottesville, Virginia 22903Attorney:John D. Mussoline Florida Bar No. 132170 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. Personal Representative: Talitha Dianna Fain 111 Fern Way San Mateo, Florida 32187 Attorney for Personal Representative: Jaime Council Florida Bar No. 0015951 JaimeCouncil@CurtisFirm.com Law Offices of Curtis & Associates, P.A. 701 Market Sttreet, Unit 109 St. Augustine, FL 32095 Telephone: 904-819-6959 Fax: 904-819-6936 Alternate Email: or Jessica@CurtisFirm.com 8/21-8/28/13 LEGAL NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, IN AND FOR PUTNAM COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO: 2013-263-CA DIVISION 53 HARBOR COMMUNITY BANK successor to PUTNAM STATE BANK, a Florida banking corporation, Plaintiff, vs. H. ROLAND PACETTI, R. SEAN PACETTI, PROSPERITY BANK, NANCY BARNES and BETTY EUBANKS, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE Notice is given that pursuant to the Summary Final Judgment for Plaintiff dated August 8, 2013 in the above cause, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at the South front door of the Putnam County Courthouse at 410 St. Johns Avenue, Palatka, Florida 32177 at 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, the 10th day of September, 2013, the following described property set forth in the order or final judgment: Parcel 1: Lot 12, Block 1, WILLIAM J. JONAS SUBDIVISION, as per map in Map Book 4, Page 19, Public Records of Putnam County, Florida. TOGETHER WITH that certain 1990 Gree mobile home, Title Nos. 49077230 and 49051419 and I.D. Nos. FLFLL32A/B12041GH. a/k/a 120 Dunn Avenue, San Mateo, Florida 32187, Parcel I.D. No. 4810-27-4570-0010-0120. Parcel 2: A part of Lot 8 of McKeans Subdivision of the West 1/2 of the Southwest 1/4 of Section 13, Township 10 South, Range 26 East, Putnam County, Florida, and being more particularly descibed as follows: Begin at the Northwest corner of said Lot 8, Thence South, along the Easterly Right of Way line Bainbridge Road, 83.00 feet; Thence North 89 East, 262.50 feet; Thence North, 83.00 feet; thence North 89 West, 262.49 feet to the Point of Beginning and to close all accordingly to the Public Records of Putnam County, Florida. Together with mobile home therein, I.D. No. 8U-62-0439-NA/B. a/k/a 3112 Bainbridge Road, Palatka, Florida 32177, Parcel I.D. No 1310-26-5630-0080-0011. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. NOTICE TO CREDITORS (Summary Administration) TO ALL PERSONS HAVING CLAIMS, DEMANDS OR OBJECTIONS AGAINST THE ABOVE ESTATE: You are hereby notified that an Order of Summary Administration has been entered in the Estate of ERMA ELNORA FLORIO a/k/a ERMA E. FLORIO, deceased, File Number 2013-225-CP-53, by the Circuit Court for Putnam County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is Putnam County Courthouse, 410 St. Johns Ave., P. O. Box 758, Palatka, FL 32178-0758; that the total value of the estate is $65,500.00, and that the name and address of those to whom it has been assigned by such order are: Name: ERMA J. MORGAN Address: 274 Lake Como Drive Pomona Park, FL 32181 ALL INTERESTED PERSONS ARE NOTIFIED THAT: All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims, demands or objections against decedent's estate, including unmatured, contingent or unliquidated claims, on whom a copy of this notice is served within three months after the date of the first publication of this notice must file their claims with this Court WITHIN THE LATER OF THREE (3) MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims, demands or objections against the decedent's estate, including unmatured, contingent or unliquidated claims, must file their claims with this court WITHIN THREE MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. A LL CLAIMS AND DEMANDS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is August 21, 2013. Person Giving Notice: /s/ ERMA J. MORGAN /s/ JAY D. ASBURY Attorney for Person Giving Notice P. O. Box 488 Crescent City, FL 32112 (386) 698-1970 Florida Bar No. 0107109 8/21-8/28/13 LEGAL NOTICE IN THE SEVENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT COURT IN AND FOR PUTNAM COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION 53 Case No.: 2013-186-CP IN RE: Estate of JARED STANLEY HARN, deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of Jared Stanley Harn, deceased, whose date of death was November 25, 2012, is pending in the Circuit Court for Putnam County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 410 St. Johns Avenue, Palatka, FL 32177. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representatives attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR LEGAL NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF FLORIDA SEVENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR PUTNAM COUNTY PROBATE DIVISION CASE NO.: 2013-223-CP-53 IN RE: The Estate of ALMA SUE KIDWELL a/k/a ALMA S. KIDWELL a/k/a ELMA S. KIDWELL Deceased NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the Estate of ALMA SUE KIDWELL a/k/a ALMA S. KIDWELL a/k/a ELMA S. KIDWELL, deceased, whose date of death was May 6, 2013, is pending in the Circuit Court of Putnam County, Florida, Probate Division, File No. 2013-223-CP-53, the address of which is Putnam County Courthouse, 410 St. Johns Ave., P.O. Box 758, Palatka, FL 321780758. The name and address of the Personal Representative and the Personal Representative's attorney are set forth below. ALL creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims, or demands against the estate, including unmatured, contingent or unliquidated claims, on whom a copy of this notice is served must file their claim with this Court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate, including unmatured, contingent, or unliquidated claims, must file their claims with this Court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS, DEMANDS AND OBJECTIONS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of the first publication of this Notice is August 21, 2013. Personal Representative: /s/SHIRLEY MARIE ADAMS P.O. Box 222 Welaka, FL 32193 /s/ JAY D. ASBURY Attorney for Personal Representative P. O. Box 488 Crescent City, FL 32112 (386) 698-1970 Florida Bar No. 0107109 8/21-8/28/13 LEGAL NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF FLORIDA SEVENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR PUTNAM COUNTY PROBATE DIVISION CASE NO.: 2013-225-CP-53 IN RE: The Estate of ERMA ELNORA FLORIO a/k/a ERMA E. FLORIO, Deceased DRIVERS: Guaranteed Home EVERY Weekend! Company: All Miled PAID (Loaded or Empty)! Lease: No Money Down, NO Credit Check! Call: 1866-823-0323 8/28 DRIVERS: $5,000 Sign-On Bonus! Great Pay! Consistent Freight, Great Miles on this Regional Account. Werner Enterprises: 1-888-567-3110 9/4 BIG GARAGE SALE: 226 Palm Avenue, Crescent City Across from Wendys. Friday and Saturday, August 30 and 31, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Inside and Outside. Rain or Shine. Furniture, household goods, toys, etc. 8/28 FOR SALE: Red 2009 Honda Fit Sport, 100K miles, AC, Power Windows, Mag Wheels, Good Tires. 32 miles per gallon. $8,750 Call 904-238-9060 8/28 HOUSE FOR RENT: Waterfront, Dock, Sunset View, 2BD/ 1BA, First/Last/Security required. Call for more information 386-506-7307. 9/4 NEW HOPE VILLAS APARTMENTS 2BR $256/month, 3BR $316/month, 4BR $351/month. Rental assistance available for those who qualify. Call Patty at 386-749-0075. This institution is an equal opportunity provider & employer.EQUAL HOUSING OPPORTUNITY TDD PHONE 1-800-955-8771 TFN LAKEVIEW GROVE APTS. 62 or older, disabled or handicapped regardless of age, with or without children. 1 & 2 Bedroom Apartments. Central heat/air, blinds. Section 8 accepted. Rental assistance may be available for those who qualify. Call Lucretia 386-698-2513. TTD 1-800-955-8771 Equal Housing Opportunity. This institution is an equal opportunity provider & employer. TFN OAKWOOD GROVE APTS-1, 2 & 3 Bedroom apartments. Section 8 accepted. Central heat/ air, carpet,blinds, laundry on site. Call Lucretia 386-698-2513 TDD 1800-955-8771 Equal Housing Opportunity. This institution is an equal opportunity provider & employer. TFN CLASSIFIEDS Garage SaleEmployment Merchandise INDEX AND INFORMATION DEADLINE: 10 A.M. Monday Prior to Wednesdays Publication Day (EXCEPT LEGAL HOLIDAYS) 386/698-1644 Fax 698-1994 email: classifieds@cjnewsfl.com Office Hours: 9 A.M. TO 5 P.M. Closed Sat. and Sun. CHECK YOUR AD for errors the first day. Lake Street Publishing Company will be responsible for the first incorrect insertion and to no greater extent than the cost of the space occupied by the error. The publisher assumes no financial responsibility for errors of omission of copy. Lake Street Publishing Company re-serves the right to correctly classify, delete objectionable words, phrases or refuse any advertisement. PAID CLASSIFIEDSFIRST 20 WORDS FOR 5 DOLLARS ADDL WORDS 25 CENTS EACH Buy 3, Get One FREEfor individuals only (no businesses, realtors, dealers, etc.) In the following categories: Announcements, Garage Sales, Employment, Pets, Recreational, Agricultural, Merchandise and Transportation. Autos / Trucks Motorcycles Auto Parts and Repairs Help Wanted Work Wanted Day Care Tutoring Schools Garage Sales Yard/Moving Sales Lost and Found Personal Notices Special Occasions Memories Wanted to Rent Property Homes / Auctions Resort-Vacation Rentals Apartments Homes / Mobile For Sale For Adoption Boats for Sale Marine Supplies Recreational Vehicles For Sale/Rent Auctions Wanted to Buy Business Opp. Employment Inq. Investments Loans Farm Machinery Farm Implements Farm Tools August 28, 2013 Courier Journal B5 Adoption ADOPT: A childless couple seeks to adopt. 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No renters. 850-308-6473 LandHomesExpress.com Real Estate For Rent Legal Notices You Have a ChoiceLEGAL ADVERTISING in Putnam County Competitive Rates Save Time and Money Simple, Fast, Convenient Service FAX your legals to 386-698-1994 Meets all legal advertising requirements for a paper of general circulation PUTNAMCOUNTY COURIERJOURNAL November 2, 2011 Volume 67, No. 24 (2 sections) Crescent City, Florida 50 (Includes 7% FL Sales Tax)Serving Satsuma Pomona Park Lake Como Cres cent City Seville Pierson Welaka Fruitland Georg etown East Palatka Palatka Interlachen since 189 8 The Friends of Dunns Creek State Park are inviting the public to an open house, trail ride, camp out and pig roast starting on Friday, November 4 at 2 pm and continuing until Sunday, November 6 at 2 pm. This is a semi-annual event to show what a beautiful park Putnam County has. Everybody is welcome to enjoy the park and camp Friday and Saturday night. Saturday the park will invite the public come and enjoy the trail tours, pontoon boat rides and the great outdoors. The Friends would like to invite you to see and explore the beautiful Dunns Creek State Park. There will be a trail poker ride on Saturday beginning at 10 a.m. Bring your horse and explore wellmarked trails that will guide you through the many natural plant communities located within the 7,000-acre park. Explore the pine atwoods along the edge of the river swamp and then up into the shaded sand hills surrounded by sand pine, then back down to the creek through beautiful oak hammocks. Take a ride through the park on the newly designated bike trails in the Piney Bluff Landing area. This is an opportunity for you to explore a portion of the park through xeric hammock, piney atwood and baygall communities. Kayakers and canoeist are invited to enjoy the beautiful Dunns Creek. The landing is only 1.5 miles from Crescent Lake. The shorelines offer beautiful ora and fauna and many birds and reptiles that inhabit the area. On Saturday, the park will offer hamburgers, hotdogs and bar-b-q pork for lunch. Florida Park Service biologist Jason DePue will provide guided tours. The kids will enjoy the boat ride and archeological dig for real fossils hosted by the Putnam County Land Conservancy. Live entertainment by Lee Kelly and Linda Crider can be enjoyed during the day and around the evening camp re. Bring your own musical instrument and ddle along. Rolando will roast a whole hog on Saturday and campers will bring covered dishes for the evening meal. The pig roast is included in the camping donation or you can enjoy a meal for an $8 donation. You need to reserve a camping space on the website www.friendsofdunnscreek.org. Campsites are a donation of $25 and they will include two pig roast meals. There is a lot to do on Saturday so bring your tent, trailer, camper, kayak, horse, boat, off-road bicycle and enjoy the weekend with the Friends of Dunns Creek State Park!Dunns Creek State Park Open HouseSami Marshall Staff Writer Putnam County The 35th Annual Fall Country Jamboree will be held at the Pioneer Settlement in Barberville on Saturday, November 5 from 9 am 5 pm and Sunday, November 6, from 9 am 4 pm. The cost is $6 for adults, $4 for children ages 6-12 years old and children under 5 years old are Dual Citywide Yard SalesThe Pomona Park Everybodys Having a Yard Sale and Crescent Citys City-wide Yard Sale will be held on Saturday, November 5. Pomona Park will be from 8 am to 2 pm and Crescent City will be from 8 am to 4 pm. Sellers in Pomona Park will be set up at Morgan Park, The Cow Catcher, and the Flea Market (north of town), as well as their own yards. For more information call Rosemary Combs at 386-649-4424 or Georgia McDonald at 386-649-0053 Crescent Citys City-Wide Yard Sale will be at Eva Lyon Park and at homes and businesses all over the City. For more information call 386-698-2525 Extension 229 or visit our website at www.crescentcity-fl.com35th Annual Fall Country JamboreeCrescent City Kennel is hosting a Thanksgiving Food Drive on behalf of The Humane Society of Northeast Florida, our local no-kill shelter. The Humane Society will be on hand for an adopt-a-thon and micro-chipping clinic on Saturday, November 5 from 10am-2pm at 2620-A S. US Highway 17 in Crescent City. For more information contact 386-698-2777 or 386-3251587.Thanksgiving Food DriveDaylight Savings Time EndsOn Sunday, November 6 at 2 am, Daylight Savings Time will be ending. Dont forget to turn your clocks back one hour! Start Eating Healthy DayStarting on November 2, The American Heart Association encourages everyone to start making healthy eating choices. Start Eating Healthy Day is dedicated to the health and wellness of all Americans. Its vital to maintain a healthy and well-balanced eating pattern as well as engage in physical activity on Start Eating Healthy Day and every day. Start Eating Healthy Day encourages you to make small changes each day to incorporate healthier food choices. For more information, go to www. heart.org/starteatinghealthyday. Swine and Wine a Squealing Success Late Monday afternoon traffic heading North on Sink Hole Discovered on Hwy. 17Photo by Sam Carr Kayaks on Dunns Creek Come enjoy Dunns Creek by kayak or canoe. Boats are welcome to dock at the park for the event. PUBLISHED EVERY WEDNESDAY Your River Realty100 Georgetown Landing Rd.386-467-3345 RIVER BASS REALTY Patricia A. Boyd Broker-REALTOR 6.80 CLEARED ACRES Pond, ready to build or fence for animals. Across from Drayton Island Ferry Rd & Public Boat Launch. 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