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On Tuesday, June 24 a jury of six men and six women returned a verdict of guilt for Second Degree Murder with a Firearm after deliberating for approximately an hour and a half. Oshea Jackson, now twenty-four, was charged with First Degree Murder with a Firearm for shooting Eric Felder in the head on Washington Street in Hastings, on June 23, 2011. The State, represented by Assistant State Attorneys Robert Mathis and Chris Ferebee, called seventeen witnesses to the stand during the two days of trial testimony. Last month, a St. Johns County Jury found Oshea Jacksons older sister, Candace Jackson, guilty of Second Degree Murder, Attempted Second Degree Murder and Aggravated Battery in the unrelated death of her girlfriends mother and the injury to her girlfriend, caused by running them down with her automobile following a domestic dispute. Candace Jacksons sentencing is set Thursday, July 31. Circuit Judge J. Michael Traynor presided over both of the brother and sisters cases. Assistant State Attorney Robert Mathis was lead prosecutor on both. Oshea Jacksons case will be set for sentencing at a later date. The Florida Association of Counties (FAC) presented Putnam County Commissioner Karl N. Flagg and Putnam County Commissioner E. Walton Pellicer II with the Certified County Commissioner (CCC) designation following their completion of a comprehensive study program developed by the association. Commissioners Flagg and Pellicer received the designation with 40 other county commissioners during an awards ceremony held at the FAC Annual Conference in Orange County. Commissioner Flagg stated his objective, My love for this county and our citizens drives me to be as much as I can be and as qualified as possible to serve Putnam Countys interests. Commissioner Pellicer shared his purpose for participating in this program, I feel it is my duty to take advantage of every opportunity to increase my knowledge of county government in order to represent the people of Putnam County to the very best of my ability. CCC certification is not a requirement to serve as a county commissioner in Florida. However, county commissioners may voluntarily enroll in the program and complete a series of courses totaling 45 hours. The coursework is designed to provide information and enhance skills relevant to a commissioners duties and responsibilities as an elected official. This certification allows our citizen electorate to become experts in county government improving their communities, said FAC Executive Director Chris Holley. The 380 graduates of this program is a testament to the importance of this curriculum to Floridas public servants and our counties. The CCC program coursework covers a variety of topics, such as county government roles and responsibilities, county government structure and authority, financial management, ethics and sunshine law, negotiation skills, economic development, and effective communication. Completion of all coursework averages 12 to 18 months. The University of Florida/ IFAS Extension sponsors this program. For over 80 years, the Florida Association of Counties (FAC) has represented the diverse interests of Floridas counties, emphasizing the importance of protecting home rule the concept that government closest to the people governs best. The Florida Association of Counties helps counties effectively serve and represent Floridians by strengthening and preserving county home rule through advocacy, education and collaboration. For more information about the CCC program and courses, visit the FAC web site at www.fl-counties.com. Inside The hit Disney movie Frozen will be shown at Crescent Citys Movie In The Park, Saturday, July 12, in Eva Lyon Park at dusk. Bring blankets and low back chairs. Popcorn, hot dogs and drinks will be available. The rst ten people to present a Movie In The Park yer will receive a free drink. The Putnam County Sheriffs Of ce is proud to announce that the PCSO Police Athletic League Sports Camp will be held again this summer at Miller Intermediate School. This will be offered at no cost to participants and lunch will be provided at no cost. It is a great opportunity to have your child involved in a structured summer program. School resource of cers will be on site to supervise activities. Camp will take place July 14 July 25 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. for children ages 6 to 13. Camp applications must be returned to the Crescent City Police Department by Saturday, July 12. Space is limited, so please respond timely to reserve your childs spot. You may contact the PCSO PAL at 386-329-0716 or 386-383-9486. e Edition e e Weve Gone Digital! Movie in the ParkChurch...................A5 Community............A3Crossword................B4Faces & Places......B1 Opinion..................A2Public Notices.B4-B5 Way Back When....A4 First Coast Pastel Society Full Moon PaddleThe following is a list of lane and road closures underway by FDOT that may impact traf c through Friday, July 11. State Road 207 Daytime lane closures from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday and Tuesday from U.S. 17 to Cracker Swamp Road for tree trimming. PCSO Sports Camp facebook.com/putnamcountycourierjournalThe Arts Council of Greater Palatka invites you to the opening exhibit for The First Coast Pastel Society (FCPS) on Friday, July 11, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Larimer Arts Center located at 216 Reid St. Palatka. The show will feature 50 pastel paintings. The exhibit is free and open to the public. The show closes on Monday, July 28. The First Coast Pastel Society, based in northeast Florida, includes artists from Jacksonville, St. Augustine, Palatka, Green Cove Springs, Gainesville, and other cities in the North Florida/Southeast Georgia area. It is a member organization of the International Association of Pastel Societies (IAPS) and is a resource for working artists providing workshops, group paint-outs and instructional meetings. For more information call 386-3288998 or visit www.artsinputnam.org. Blog: http://firstcoastpastelsociety.blogspot.com Email: rstcoastpastelsociety@gmail.comThis months Full Moon Paddle will be on Lake Broward, a lovely spring fed lake in Pomona Park. The paddlers will meet on Friday, July 11 at the north end of N. Broward Ave., Pomona Park at 8 p.m. Be sure to bring a life preserver, a whistle and a light for your boat. Lane and Road ClosuresMan found guilty of second degree murder Putnam CountySpecial to theCourier Journal Special to theCourier Journal Oshea Jackson Friday, July 4, huge crowds turned out for this years 4th of July fireworks celebration on the Riverfront in Palatka. Vehicles lined the sides of Highway 17 north and south, from the Memorial bridge to as far as Musselwhites, as spectators tried to find a vantage point to enjoy the show.Photo special to the Courier Journal Putnam County Commissioners Karl Flagg and Walton Pellicer II receiving plagues from the Florida Association of Counties. H a p p y B i r t h d a y U S A Photos by Travis Roberts Photos by Travis Roberts Photos by Travis Roberts

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Government Watch A2 City of Crescent CityCity Commission Meeting, July 10, 7 p.m. CRA Board Meeting, July 10, 7 p.m.Planning & Zoning Meeting, July 10, 6 p.m.City Hall, 3 North Summit Street. Meets 2nd Thurs of the month. 386-698-2525 www.CrescentCity-FL.com Town Council of WelakaTown Council Meeting, August 12, 6:30 p.m.Code Enforcement Meeting, Tuesday, August 12, 5 p.m. Zoning Board Meeting, Tuesday, August 12, 5:30 p.m.Town Hall, Fourth Ave. Meets 2nd Tues of the month. 386-467-9800. www.Welaka-FL.govTown Council of Pomona Park Town Council Meeting, August 12, 6 p.m.Beautification Committee Meeting, July 10, 5:30 p.m.Town Hall Council Chambers, 1775 US Hwy 17 S.TownClerk@PomonaPark.com Meets 2nd Tues of the month. 386-649-4902 www.PomonaPark.comPutnam County Board of County CommissionersJuly 22, 9 a.m. Regular MeetingMeets second and fourth Tuesday in the Commission chambers, 2509 Crill Ave, Suite 100, Palatka. 386-329-0205Putnam County School Board July 15, 3:30 p.m. Regular MeetingMeets the first and third Tuesday in the school board meeting room, Campbell Administration Building, 200 S. Seventh St., Palatka. 386-329-0545. 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.OPINION Facebook ChatCrescent City!!! Took the boat to Lake Crescent with the family it was amazing.Elmer Albarran Crescent City We asked our Facebook friends:Tell us about the best fireworks display you have seen?3D Fireworks from Thailand, Benz Mongkhons video!!! Carol Gauthier Chat The best fireworks were probably fourth of the July two years ago. We was on the rooftop of a house on Rock Lake in Orlando. From that position my friends and I were able to watch the displays from downtown Orlando, Casselberry, and many of the neighborhoods in the surrounding area. The coolest were the giant red hearts that were launched from Thornton Park, in my opinion. It was truly a spectacular sight, many of the shows overlapped and for a few moments the whole sky seemed illuminated at once. Enrique Martinez Crescent CityFrom Me to YouLetters to the Editor 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 2014 Lake Street Publishing Co. Published Every Wednesday by Lake Street Publishing Company, Inc. Periodicals Postage Paid at Crescent City, Florida.General: pccjnews@gmail.com Classified Ads: classifieds@cjnewsfl.com Display Ads: ads@cjnewsfl.com Juliette Laurie Editor / Publisher Mike Jones General Manager / Ad Sales Laura Berardi Production Assistant Skip Sasscer Distribution Rose Delaney Community Photographer Beth Carter Staff Writer Travis Roberts Staff WriterTammy Sanchez Staff Writer 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 FridayPhone: 386-698-1644 Fax: 386-698-1994 Putnam County On line: www.cjnewsfl.com Thats How I See ItA. Nonymous Juliette Laurie Editor/Publisher We live in a world where kids cant keep their pants up, illegals are crossing the borders by the thousands, Michelle Obama dictates what kids will eat at school, the President, and his family take vacations to the tune of $44,351,777.12, and now our constitution is used as toilet paper by the National Security Agency, (NSA). On August 9, 2013, Obama stood before our nation and made it really clear that he has no intention of stopping the daily collection of American phone records or personal e-mails. Obama also blamed government leaks, by Edward Snowden, for the American people distrusting his domestic spying program. I am comfortable the program, currently, is not being abused, said Obama, You know what? The NSA is following the law! According to the Associated Press, another unidenti ed NSA person like Edward Snowden has now leaked more information. It is now con rmed that the NSA has collected over 160,000 personal e-mails and instant messages from ordinary American citizens and not only have they collected these messages, but have made categories for them like, love stories and heartbreaks, illicit sexual liaisons, mental-health crises, political and religious conversations, nancial anxieties, disappointed hopes, and if thats not enough, over 5,000 private photos. While watching a late night show a week ago, the host visited different colleges and asked young college students, How old will our country be this 4th of July? The number one answer was not 238 years, but 2014 years old! How sad is it when our own youth DO NOT know the age of our country? How sad is it when not only our youth, but most adults in the United States, DO NOT know the constitution. The 4th amendment provides, The right of the people to liberty interest, the right to privacy and freedom from arbitrary invasion. These are the rights that we are supposed to be born with, but this President has refused to acknowledge. According to a national poll, 54% of Americans say, Obama is incompetent and unable to lead our country, well they can add one more to the list. A few months ago, one of my friends children was refused into the military because he has his daughters name tattooed on his right arm and according to the pentagon, 71% of our youth will not be able to serve our country because of tattoos. Yet our politicians can hold of ce with tattoos on their necks, and stay in of ce even after they are busted smoking crack or cheating on their wives, even your President has admitted that he has used marijuana. Each day our God given rights are taken away. The government, over the years, has slowly eaten away at our God given rights to be a free people, just like the ocean that washes the beaches away a little at a time. In less than 20 years, we have come under the thumb of our government. No longer do we have the RIGHT to drive without a seatbelt, to travel on holidays without having to wait 30 minutes in line at a DUI check point. Our kids are forced to wear a helmet when riding a bicycle, they are told what to eat in school. We are forced to buy healthcare or be taxed, and now our right to privacy has been completely ignored. When will the government quit telling us how to live? Today, privacy is an illusion; our freedom will soon be a rumor, and whos to blame? You and I for letting this happen. We the people, for the people and by the people, have let this happen. I for one will not stand for this; I have a voice, and so do you. The only way to get this country back on its feet is to vote out the scum running our country and get some real Americans in of ce. Everyone has an opinion and this is mine. You might not agree with it, but, Thats How I See It. The Illusion of PrivacyDear Editor: Ive written-at this letter three different times and ways; I have discovered the difficultyno the impossibility, of thanking so many people for so much generosity of the spirit! I have a list of 18 enthusiastic Crescent City Citizensindividuals, church, business, and club leaders who began meeting weekly, some four weeks ago outdoors, rain or shine. These individuals committed themselves to the Lake Stella Celebration of, The Saturday before the Fourth, a.k.a., Red, White, and Boom, an emerging holiday tradition that is becoming uniquely Crescent City. Those citizens took charge and asked others for help in creating a free family fun, food, and games party on Lake Stella by day, leading up to the fireworks over Lake Crescent at night. We have such a dream environment here! So, to all the individuals who made this even happen so magically, I thank you. Now, many days later, I more clearly recognize what our community just did. In summary: 1. Thank you to everyone above. You know who you are! 2. Many thanks to the City of Crescent City Government. Theyve encouraged the gathering of citizen volunteer groups to recreate community celebrations. We enjoyed their cooperation as they provided stellar support in all ways for the Lake Stella party. Most especially, a big thanks for raising our towns national flags for July! It was good planning. 3. Thank you to the Southwest Neighborhood who made a robust commitment in the early 2013 to decorate Eva Lyon Park in Red, White, and Blue the entire month of July. They did it again this year, without being asked. Youre such a good example of neighborhood. 4. A really big thank you to Pam Calder and the Crescent City Yacht Club who single handedly managed Red, White, and Boom this year, also without being asked. Someone said to me, They probably made money. I replied, I certainly hope so, given all theyve done! That also goes for all merchant-citizens; we invite and welcome your resourceful enthusiasm in promoting our town. 5. Possibly the most important thank you goes to the residents of Crescent City and our surrounding neighborhoods for coming out to enjoy the fruits of the labor so freely and generously offered, and thanks again to all the above. They are your neighbors, and we are youOur Little Town. Watch and listen for coming attractions/events! Respectfully, Charlotte Preston-Santa Crescent City The Putnam County Courier Journal welcomes your letters to the Editor. Letters should be brief and legibly written. Legally to be published, they must include the writers signature, 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. Normally in this space we talk about special things that are happening during the month. This is a very slim month when it comes to awareness events and unusual holidays; however there is one thing that seems to be happening across the country that is very disturbing. I would like to take this opportunity to remind everyone to take some extra precautions and to be more aware. We have officially entered what is referred to as the Dog Days of summer. This is a period of the summer that we experience the hottest, most sultry temperatures of the season. It was believed during ancient times that Sirius, which was also called the Dog Star, was in the closest proximity to the sun and was responsible for the hotter weather. This period usually extends from July 3 through August 11. There seems to be increasing number of stories in the news of people leaving their pets and worse their children in hot cars while they go to do other activities. This just seems to be happening at a rate of frequency that is unprecedented. These small bodies cannot do anything to help themselves out of an impossible situation. We have a burden of responsibility on our shoulders to them as their caretakers, parents, grandparents, brothers and sisters, to make sure they are safe and cared for properly. The averages are, every 10 days a child dies from #heatstroke as a result of being left in a vehicle and annually, 38 children die in hot cars from heat-related deaths after being trapped inside motor vehicles. These numbers are unacceptable! While writing this article, 13 children have lost their lives so far in 2014 from being left in a hot car in the U.S. It is not as uncommon to forget a child as you may think, 1 in 4 parents of a child under age 3 has forgotten a child in the car at least once. Please do not ever leave your child unattended in a car, no matter what time of year it is, no matter the reason. A group of parents concerned over helping parents to have a way to remember their children came up with the shoe idea. You dont always have your laptop, your purse, or your cellphone. But hopefully you do have your shoes on. So when you put your kid in the back seat, put your left shoe back there, too. Do it every time. Tell whoever takes your kid in a car to do the same. Help each other remember. Spread the word. Make it a habit and make sure no other child is ever left to die in a hot car. Facebook.com/neverleftinahotcar In regards to our furry friends, when its 72 degrees, a car in direct sun can reach an internal temperature of 116, in a very short time and that is like being baked. Once a dogs body temperature gets over about 106 normal temperature is around 101 the result is everything from nerve damage, heart problems, liver damage, systemic organ failure, and it happens fast, within a matter of minutes. Please dont do this to a member of the family. Please take extra care this summer, and when you exit your vehicle, make sure you dont leave anyone behind! Hubby and I were fishing at Berlin Lake in Ohio. Went out in our boat just before twilight. Fireworks started to the East of us, turned the boat to view. When done, started to the west, turned again. Started to the south & turned. Best time ever while camping and didnt have any crowds, just beautiful reflections in the night sky and on the water. Bette Hynd Willoughby, OhioThe Community Spirit Sparkled

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Co-Ed Softball The Putnam Family Fitness Center is working on forming a co-ed softball league to play during the week for a couple of months. Anyone interested call Dr. Bonnie Harrison at 386-649-8784. Third Anniversary The Crescent City Kennel located at 2620 South U.S. Hwy 17, celebrated its third year on Friday, June 27 with an open house all day. Two and four legged guests were invited to visit, have snacks and drinks, and to adopt animals and buy products for sale. The kennel offers full service grooming and boarding. Crescent City Community Picnic Crescent City celebrated the fourth of July on Saturday, June 28, with a picnic at Dexter Beach on Lake Stella. The Lions Club, along with many other local organizations, served free hot dogs and watermelon to many residents and guests. The Putnam County Courier Journals Mike Jones and Travis Roberts cooked hot dogs with Dewy Talbot, as well as playing games and swimming with the kids. Mayor Santas wife, Charlotte, was reliving her childhood. She grew up swimming in Lake Stella. Crescent City Commissioner Harry Banks and his wife were involved with the festivities. Cherie Register was passing out brochures on the history of Lake Stella with pictures of the lake from years ago. Everyone seemed to be having a good time. Later in the evening many made their way to Lake Crescent Lake to watch the reworks. Welcome New Neighbors John and Pauline Stokes of Satsuma, are new Florida residents. Retired from the U.S. Navy after 22 years. They have three sons; Scot, Chris, and Eric; two of which are living in Tennessee and one in Washington, and many grandchildren. The Stokes decided to settle in Florida, not far from Johns childhood home in Alabama. Pauline enjoyed Senior Friend Friday at the Pomona Park Community Center and is looking forward to Market Day on the rst Saturday. Home of the Month The lakeside home of John and Laurie Morbitzer was chosen as Home of the Month for Pomona Park. The home was beautifully decorated and landscaped and it is obvious why it was chosen for the award. John said Laurie was responsible for the landscaping and planning and he was just her helper. Their great nephew; Jarec, enjoyed the photo shoot. The home is located at 111 Rowe St., which also has a beautiful view from Lake Broward. Closed for Summer Produce Barn and Grove, LLC., will be closed until mid-September. Co-owners Marc Hall and Wayde Alford say they are getting ready for fall. They will have Satsuma oranges, fresh vegetables, farm fresh eggs, raw honey, peaches, and maybe cheese. They are located at 183 S. Hwy 17, Pomona Park. The Great American Brass Band Festival (GABBF) Held at the Centre College campus in Danville, KY, the Great American Brass Band Festival in June was attended by Dave Vezzette, Putnam Community Band Director, and Jim Foerster, harp player in the band. This was their third year in a row having been there several times before. Jim met a man that knew his Manual high school band director, Bob Grif th, as well as Sam Rosenberg who helped Jim when he was principle horn in the Young Mens Hebrew Association Orchestra, as well as the Louisville Philharmonic Orchestra; Jim said, small world. The GABBF is a one-of-a-kind event committed to preserving brass band music through free performances and education. The festival seeks to showcase diversity through a variety of genres, presentations, and performances, featuring the best brass musicians in the world. Many of the performances center around the war between the states era and are played on era instruments by those clad in representative uniforms. The theme this year was the celebration of GABBFs 25th anniversary. There were variations in music that met everyones taste. There were the Stompers up and the streets blowing their lungs out and having a great time with the audience. There was the Zlatne Uste Balkan Bras Bands performance that was similar to the mariachi bands of Mexico, and the U.S. Southwest Band that is an entirely brass band and common in the Balkan countries. There was also the National Capital Band of the Salvation Army playing music for the Sunday morning church service, which included the accompaniment of the 60 voice multichurch choir. Foerster said Christianity is well in Kentucky, but you had to be there to feel it. Anyone interested in the Putnam Community Band can attend the rehearsals Monday nights at 7 p.m. at the Palatka High School music room or call Dave Vezzette at 386-3283923 or Jim Foerster at 386-649-4752. They would love new members. Kayaking on Lake Broward There are currently nine children involved in Kids Camp Fit/Kayaking on Lake Broward with six classes led by Joe from Mirage with help from Sam Carr. Classes will nish on Saturday, July 19, with a parade around the lake with the students. New Lions Club Crescent City now has its own Lions Club. Charter night was Friday, June 27, at Shrimp-RUs & More in Welaka. The president is Regina Folen with vice president, Robert DeFranco. Correction The picture in last weeks paper featuring a boy making bracelets had an incorrect last name. His name is Sam Louder. The Crescent City Lions Club Charter night at Shrimp-R-Us & More. Instructors giving directions and explaining procedures at Lake Broward to kayakers. COMMUNITYCo-Ed Softball Team, Home of the Month and Kayaking on Broward July 9 A3 Beth Carter 698-1644community.pccj@gmail.com Martha Adams and Charlotte Santa at the Crescent City Community Picnic. Crescent City Flower Shop Where Quality and Freshness Count Diana Elliott Angela Depotter 386-698-1313 www.CrescentCityFlowerShop.com Enjoying the Crescent City Community picnic at Dexter Beach, Lake Stella. Regina Folen, Joe Santa, Diane Sykes and Charlie. Home of the Month with Pomona Park Beauti cation Chairman Joyce Svingala, homeowners John and Laurie Morbitzer and their great nephew, Jarec. Crescent City Kennels guests, with Lori at their open house. Merrill-Hancock & Turner Insurance 1301 St. Johns Ave. Palatkarfnttbbb bbttbr bbbbbr rrtntt ITS TIME SAFE DRIVING WASMORE REWARDING. Feature is optional and subject to terms, conditions and availability. Safe Driving Bonus wont apply after an accident. Patent pending. 2009 Allstate Insurance Company One agency for all your insurance needs. Fresh Local Sweet Corn Available 8:30 a.m 5 p.m. Mon. Sat. at 2184 U.S. Hwy. 17N Seville, FL 32190 Two Dozen (24) for $6 00 Four Dozen (48) For $10 00 Locally Grown on the Register Family Farm! For More Information Contact: David W. Register 386-490-3676 david@ferntrust.com or look him up on Facebook! Farm Fresh bi-colored Sweet Corn Thank You! Hope to see you soon!

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The following article appeared in the July 9, 1959 issue of the Crescent City Journal. This story harks back to a time when civic organizations in the community frequently sponsored events at what is now Dexter Park on Lake Stella. Rained-out fourth ends with dance. Alls Well that Ends Well Crescent City Junior Chamber of Commerce found it to be a true slogan, as the last strains of the popular Happy Jacks Band of Palatka climaxed the Fourth of July Celebration Saturday at the High School Gym. All was in readiness Saturday afternoon for the 1st Family Fourth of July Celebration (which the Jaycees are hoping will become an annual affair), and along came the rain. The spirits of the water contestants were not dampened, but the lake became rough and the spectators drenched, so the afternoon program had to be cancelled to the great disappointment of the sponsors and the young and old who had looked forward to a safe and sane Fourth at home. Indoor Cook-out John Martin, chairman of the Fish Fry, gathered up all his paraphernalia from his set up fireplace, with the aid of all the members and friends and set up at the school building, and a delicious supper including fish and all the trimmings were [sic] served to a fair size crowd. Clayton Frank was on hand with all his cook-out equipment and his son, Joe Frank, offered his services and fried to a golden brown hundreds of pounds of fish and dozens of hush puppies, the fish being donated by Oscar Morris of Welaka. Bob Sharp was assistant chef, and he too, made a name for himself. Mrs. Everett Palmer, Miss [sic] Betty Jean Stahl and Mrs. John Martin served the supper in the gym of the school. Dance in Gym Shortly after 9 p.m., the crowd practically filled the gym and a delightful evening of dancing was enjoyed by local folks and many out of town guests. The proceeds of the celebration will be used by the Jaycees to renovate the dock and make the beach an attractive spot for Crescent City people and tourists. President Don Straker and his chairmen, John Martin, Kelly Borgh, Herbert Kelly and Leon McKinnon, were more than pleased with the hearty cooperation they received from the people of the entire community. A4 OUR TOWN Robert Kelsey, M.D. and Internal Medicine Now Accepting New Patients Special to the Courier Journal Florida Division of Emergency Management (FDEM) of cials remind beach-goers to check the surf conditions at public beaches. Understanding the beach warning ags will help to keep you and your family safe as you enjoy the waters. When red ags are ying, swimming in Floridas coastal waters can be dangerous. Rip currents can be dif cult to detect, especially around piers and jetties, said FDEM Director Bryan W. Koon. Pay attention to the beach warning ags for current surf conditions, and be sure you know what to do if you experience a rip current. When at the beach: Before you leave for the beach, check the latest National Weather Service forecast at www.ripcurrents.noaa.gov for local beach conditions. Obey all instructions and orders from lifeguards. Lifeguards are trained to identify hazards. Know the meaning of and obey warnings represented by colored beach ags. Different beaches may use different colors but a commonly used series include: 1. Double Red: Beach is closed to the public 2. Single Red: high hazard, e.g., strong surf or currents 3. Yellow: medium hazard 4. Green: Calm conditions although caution is still necessary 5. Purple: Flown with either Red or Yellow: Dangerous marine life Stay at least 100 feet away from piers and jetties. Permanent rip currents often exist alongside these structures. Pay especially close attention to children and persons who are elderly when at the beach. Even in shallow water, wave action can cause loss of footing. Be cautious. Always assume rip currents are present even if you dont see them. If caught in a rip current: DONT PANIC. Remain calm to conserve energy and think clearly. NEVER swim against the rip current. Stay a oat and signal for help. Swim out of the current in a direction following the shoreline. When out of the current, swim at an angle away from the current towards shore. If you are unable to swim out of the rip current, oat or calmly tread water. Draw attention to yourself: face the shore, wave your arms, and shout for help. If you see someone in trouble, dont become a victim too: Get help from a lifeguard, or if one is unavailable have someone call 9-1-1. Throw the rip current victim something that oats a life-jacket, a cooler, an in atable ball. Shout instructions on how to escape. The Atlantic Hurricane Season runs from Sunday, June 1 Sunday, November 30. For the latest information on the 2014 Hurricane Season and to Get A Plan!, visit www.FloridaDisaster.org, Dexter Beach and the community Lovarnso WalkerSales Consultant256 Hwy. 17 N., Palatka, FL 32177 (386) 328-8863 Ext. 117 (800) 382-3692 Ext. 117 FAX (386) 328-7222 CELL (386) 559-3512 lovarnsowalker@beckchrysler.com Dr. Walker Curing All Your Automotive Needs 25 years agoJuly 9, 1964C. of C. to have aerial map of cityThe Crescent City Chamber of Commerce will soon have available a new map, an aerial picture of Crescent City and envious west to the St. Johns River. It will show the buildings, fish camps, and other points of interest.50 years ago Years Ago...July 14, 1939- Oscar and Bob Cobb at the fairWorlds Fair July 11 (fns)Received with all the pomp and ceremony that would normally be accorded the greatest celebrity, Oscar the Marion County ox, driven from Silver Springs to the Fair by Bob Cobb, turned out to be a real sensation. Men at the gates by the guard of honor, Cobb and his Ox cart were escorted to the Florida Building, while thousands cheering, followed in their wake.75 years ago 10 years agoJuly 7, 2004Bald eagle no longer endangeredOur United States national symbol of strength and freedom, the bald eagles recovery has been a real success story and it will be removed from the endangered list. Some 30 years ago, the bald eagle had almost vanished from the skies. At that time, biologists believed less than 500 breeding pairs lived in the lower 48 states. Today thats changed. Federal protection and a ban on the pesticide DDT has helped the raptors population soar to more than 600 breeding pairs.5 years agoJuly 1, 2009July 8, 2009Yachting with cardboardAs the Crescent City Yacht Clubs rules state, Let your imagination Cardboard Regatta scheduled for August 15. Boats must be made out of corrugated cardboard in any thickness. No non-corrugated cardboard materials, such as wax or resin, and no solid cardboard or carpet rolls are allowed. No other allowed. In other words, only plain cardboard is allowed. July 12, 1989Army band, chorus to performThe internationally famous United States Army Field Band of Washington, D.C., and the Soldiers Chorus will appear at p.m. on Friday, July 14. The Concert Band is a 65-piece symphonic organization. The bands repertoire includes marches, overtures, instrumental solos, and patriotic and popular selections. Compiled from the Crescent City News, Crescent City Journal, Crescent City Courier Journal, Putnam County Courier Journal and other local news sources. 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PALATKA Lawrence Peter Hickey Lawrence Peter Larry Hickey, 68, of Palatka, passed away unexpect edly of natural causes on Tues day, July 1, 2014 at his home. A native of Mount Vernon, New York, he resided in Palatka since 1954 coming from Jacksonville. A graduate of Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, Larry worked over 35 years in various capacities with Winn Dixie and retired as Dairy/Frozen Foods Manag er. He was a member of St. Monica Catholic Church where he served as an usher and was a volunteer with the food pantry ministry. Larry was also past Grand Knight of Palatka Council #5758 Knights of Columbus, 4th Degree Color Corps Captain, Past Faithful Navigator of Father John J. Heerey Assembly #2760 as well as the Father Berot Assembly in St. Augustine. A self-proclaimed historian and his tory buff, Larry possessed a wealth of knowledge about the Civil War and World War II and loved to share and discuss with anyone who would listen. He was also an antique car enthusiast and enjoyed attending antique car shows. Larry may well be best remembered for the way he brightened the lives of many with his humor and jokes which he always had an abundance of. He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary T. Hick ey, his parents, Gerald and Placide Hickey and a broth er, Greg Hickey. Larry is survived by a sister, Marguerite Jensen and her husband Bob of Oldsmar and a cousin, Debbie Hen ning of Bradenton. Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Wednesday, July 9, 2014 at St. Monica Catholic Church in Palatka with Father Amar Nagothu and Father Bob Na pier officiating. Burial will follow at Oak Hill Cemetery in Palatka. Visitation was from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at Johnson-Overturf Funeral Home in Palatka. Flowers are gratefully ac cepted or memorial dona tions may be sent to The Humane Society of North east Florida, P.O. Box 188, Hollister, FL 32147. Memories and condolences may be expressed to the fam ily at Larrys Book of Memories Page at www.JohnsonOverturffunerals.com. Arrangements are un der the direction of John son-Overturf Funeral Home in Palatka. HOLLISTER Jack Melvin Johnson Jack Melvin Johnson, 73, of Hollister, passed away on Monday, June 30, 2014 at Putnam Community Medical Center following a short illness. He was a native of Palatka and had retired as a Master Sergeant from the US Air Force, after 28 years of service. He had also worked in security at Georgia Pacic for more than 10 years. Jack was a member of the Moose Lodge #184, Fraternal Or der of Eagles and was a Life Member of VFW Post #3349. He was a handyman/car penter and enjoyed making ceramics. Jack was also an avid crossword puzzler. He is preceded in death by his daughter, Misty John son; his father, Raymond Lee Johnson; his mother and stepfather, Bertie and Dale Oliver; and his brother, Hen ry Samuel Johnson. He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Minnie Johnson; son, Jack M. Johnson, Jr. of Palatka; two daughters, Pam Quimet (Tim) of Panama City and Linda Fox (Curtis) of Hollister; brothers, William F. Johnson and wife Dale of Salt Springs, and Michael C. Oliver of Jacksonville; sis ters, Vivian L. Ochoa (Andy) of Shreveport, Louisiana, Susy J. Rich (Michael) of Francis, Linda O. Anderson (Jerry) of Hollister and Sher ry O. Murphy of Louisiana; eight grandchildren, one great-granddaughter, and numerous nieces and nephews. A memorial service was held Monday, July 7, 2014 at 6 p.m. at Johnson-Over turf Chapel in Palatka. Flowers are gratefully accepted or a memorial do nation may be sent to the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, Kansas 66675. Memories and condolences may be expressed to the family at Jacks Book of Memories page at www.johnsonoverturffunerals.com Arrangements were un der the direction of John son-Overturf Funeral Home in Palatka. PALATKA Marilyn Katy Weber Marilyn Kay Katy Weber, 68, of Palatka, passed away Monday, June 30, 2014 at Kin dred Hospital North Florida in Green Cove Springs following an extend ed illness. A native of Mattoon, Illinois, Katy resided in Palatka since 1970 coming from Daytona. She was a homemaker and a member of Crossroad Community Church in East Palatka. Katy was a strong supporter of the Palatka High School Band Boosters and had also been involved in local bowling leagues. Katy loved spend ing time with her family and helping raise her grandkids. She was a loving mother and grandmother and touched the lives of everyone she met. She was preceded in death by her mother; Edna Walk er and three brothers; Mur ray Sonny Walker, Milliard Dud Walker and Melvin Wayne Walker. She is survived by her husband of 46 years; Gary E. Weber of Palatka, two daughters; Jackie Smith and hus band Ricky of Hollister and Terri Crouse of Satsuma, a brother; Marty Walker and wife Nancy of Tarpon Springs, a sister; Meredith Ree Dudley of Port Orange, six grandchildren; Richard Crouse, Ryan Crouse, Matthew Smith, Mark Smith, Risa Crouse and David Smith and several nieces, nephews, cousins and special friends. Memorial services celebrating Katys life were held at 6 p.m. Tuesday, July 8, 2014 at Crossroad Community Church with Pastor Tim Hall ofciating. Flowers are gratefully accepted or memorial dona tions may be made to the Cancer Center of Putnam, 600 Zeagler Dr., Palatka, FL 32177 or to March of Dimes, Atttn: DRFR, 1275 Mama roneck Ave., White Plains, NY 10605. Memories and condolences may be sent to the family at Katys Book of Memories Page at www.JohnsonOver turffunerals.com. Arrangements were un der the direction of John son-Overturf Funeral Home in Palatka. CRESCENT CITYWilliam Robert Bill RadtkeWilliam Robert Bill Radtke, 92 passed away Monday June 30, 2014, peacefully at his home. A native of Appleton, Wisconsin, he was a veteran of WW II, serving with the Marines. After the war he resided in Crescent City and Lake Como for 69 years. He started his own business, Radtke Ferneries, was a special minister at church and helped with the Crescent City Boy Scouts and Athletic Boosters. He enjoyed traveling, camping with his family and friends and was known for his color ful stories. He was preceded in death by his parents; William and Frances Radtke, his sisters; Kathryn Offenbecher and Grace Dorman and a grand son; Greg Purcell. He is sur vived by his wife of 70 years; Louise Radtke of Lake Como, his sister; Betty Spaethe of Darby, Mt., ve sons; Bill (Pat) Radtke of Pomona Park, Michael (Carolyn) Radtke of Palm Coast, Richard Radtke of Lake Como, Steve (Vicki) Radtke of Seville four daugh ters; Carol Takken of Center Hill, Katie (Brad) Purcell, of Palatka, 17 grandchildren; Sherri Lott, Wendy Takken, Robert Takken, Teresa Sebring, Cassi Villanueva, Megan Morgan, Scott Purcell, John Radtke, Chris Radtke, Amanda Radtke, Geoff Radtke and Corey Radtke; and 18 great grandchildren. Mass of the Christian burial was held at 10 a.m. Thursday, July 3, 2014 at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Crescent City with Father Rodolfo Godinez ofciating. Burial will follow at St. Johns Catholic Cemetery Pallbearers were his sons and son in law, Jim Williams. The family received friends on Wednesday, July 2, 2014 from 6 8 p.m. at the funeral home for visitation. Flowers are gratefully accepted. Arrangements are under the careful care of Clay ton Frank & Biggs Funeral Home, Crescent City, Florida. PALATKA Barbara Ann Strong Barbara Ann Strong, 78, of Palatka, passed away Friday, June 27, 2014 at Putnam Community Medical Center following an extended illness. A native of Forest City, Pennsylvania, she resided in Palatka since 1993 coming from West Palm Beach. Bar bara was a homemaker and a member of St. John Lutheran Church. She enjoyed spending quality time with her family. She is survived by her husband of 52 years, Leon ard Strong of Palatka; a son, Leonard Glenn Strong of Beverly Hills; two daugh ters, Linda Woods of Moss Point, Mississippi and Beatrice Greenall of West Palm Beach; a brother, Thomas Hines of Lutz; ve grand children, Robert Claunche, Alysha Stegmiller, Matthew Stegmiller, Alex Strong and Emily Greenall and two great-grandchildren, Robert Handy and Harmony Handy. Services celebrating Bar baras life were held at 8 p.m. Wednesday, July 2, 2014 at Johnson-Overturf Chapel in Palatka with Pastor Rick Freese, Sr. ofciating. The family received friends Wednesday from 6 p.m. until the time of services at 8. Memories and condolences may be expressed to the family at Barbaras Book of Memories Page at www. JohnsonOverturffunerals. com. Arrangements were un der the direction of John son-Overturf Funeral Home in Palatka. WELAKA Terry O. Dailey Terry OConnor Dailey, 59, of Welaka, passed away unexpectedly Saturday, June 21, 2014 at his residence. Terry was born in Norfolk, Virginia, and had been a res ident of Welaka for the past 15 years coming from Virgin ia Beach, Virginia. He was a U.S. Navy veteran and was a Forester with the State of Florida. He was a preceded in death by his father, Horace Dailey. Left to cherish Terrys memory are his mother, Vicky Dailey of Virginia Beach, Vir ginia; ance, Julie Forsyth of Crescent City; son, Zach ary Dailey; two sisters, Diane Blackiston and Lisa DeCook all of Virginia Beach, Virginia; three brothers, Kerry Dai ley of Woodbridge, Virginia, Barry Dailey of Moytk, North Carolina and Garry Dailey of Virginia Beach, Virginia; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. Calling hours were Tuesday, July 1, 2014 at Hollomon-Brown Funeral Home, Bayside Chapel, 1457 Independence Blvd, Virginia Beach, Virginia 23455 from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. with fu neral services beginning at 12 p.m. Interment with mil itary honors followed in the Rosewood Memorial Park, Virginia Beach, Virginia. Memorial gifts may be sent to Operation Outdoor Freedom, C/O Welaka State For est, P.O. Box 174, Welaka, FL 32193. Messages of sympathy may be sent to www.hollo mon-brown.com or themas tersfuneralhomes.com Hollomon-Brown Funeral Home, Virginia Beach, Vir ginia was in charge of ar rangements, Masters Funer al Home of Palatka assisted with local arrangements. CHURcCH A5 Crescent City First Baptist Church of Crescent City (386-698-1578) 101 S. Summit St. Episcopal Church of the Holy Comforter (386-698-1983) 223 N. Summit St. Howe Memorial United Methodist Church (386-698-2635) 252 S. Summit St. First Presbyterian Church (386-698-2117) St. John the Baptist Catholic Church (386-698-2055) 2725 S. Hwy. 17 Georgetown Georgetown United Methodist Church (386-740-1821) 1448 CR 309 Pomona Park First Baptist Church of Pomona Park (386-649-4265) Lake Como Word of Faith Bible Church (386-698-4643) 2708 S. Hwy. 17 Peace Lutheran Church (386-325-4878) 343 Old Hwy. 17 Pilgrim Congregational Church (386-649-8467) Welaka Welaka United Methodist Church (386-467-2336) Emmanuel Episcopal Church (386-698-1983) 672 C.R. 309 Ministries for Christ Outreach, Inc Satsuma Hope Lutheran Church (386-649-0631) 273 CR 309 Ministries for Christ Outreach, Inc. will provide toiletries, non-perishables and groceries for the Hastings/ San Mateo area the week of July 6. For more infor mation, call 386-852-7046 or send an email to mfcou treach@hotmail.com. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' The Archives Department of the Putnam County Head quarters Library and the Family History Center of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints Church will host 4-week Basic Ge nealogy classes at each of the Putnam County Branch Libraries in the upcoming months. The classes are being taught by Deanda Lyne, Director of the Family History Center. She will cover what is needed to know to get started, where to go to nd it, and how to record what has been found. Mel rose Branch Library will host the Basic Genealogy classes beginning Friday, Septem ber 5, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. The remaining classes are scheduled for the same time on Fridays, September 12, 19 and 26. Please contact the Melrose Branch Library at 352-475-1237 to register for your space as seating is limited. The schedule for the remaining libraries is Tuesday, September 9, 16, 23 and 30 for Interlachen Branch Library. Crescent City Branch Library will host the program on Fridays, Oc tober 3, 10, 17, and 24. Intermediate and Advanced programs are being considered for the near future. Got Hope? Why are you doing what you are doing? Johnson-Overturf Funeral Home386-325-4521 Johnson-Overturf Funeral Home386-325-4521 The why of what we are doing is seldom if ever con sidered. We do things ev ery day that have purpose and are necessary. I am not talking about those things, but did you hug your spouse today? Why or why not? Did you brag on that child of yours? Why or why not? Did you say hello to your neighbor? Why or why not? Are we so focused on our own agenda that we are blind to the fact that the question of why should come up in our conscience? Did we attend church last week? Why? Did we attend church because we always do? Or someone expected us to? Or we are on the board of the church? Or we wanted to visit with our friends? Our reasons for doing anything should al ways be preceded by why. Lets consider what the bible says about why we should live life and how. The first word that comes to mind when I think of church is the word holy. This word is mentioned over 600 times in the bible. Now there are many things in the bible that are declared holy. In Psalms 99 the Lord our God is holy. The taber nacle in the wilderness was holy. The furniture in Solo mons temple was declared holy. Some animals were declared holy. The list is quite lengthy of the things that the bible declares holy and most times it meant that it, was separated for Gods use. It is an interesting study. Anyway back to the word holy. All these things are way back then and how is that relevant to us now? It is all well and good for God to be holy and for him to declare things holy, but then in the book First Pe ter, the statement is made in verse 15, But as he which hath called you is holy, so be ye holy in all manner of conversation; then verse 16 Because it is written, Be ye holy; for I am holy. What do we do with this statement? God is commanding, yes com manding us to be holy. The first thing that comes to my mind is how can I do that. This is not a request that when all is well be holy or when you feel like it be holy, or when all your bills are paid be holy, or when everyone is well be holy. No he said BE HOLY. This is quoted from the book of Leviticus 11 chapter. God wants to have holy people but what is the definition of HOLY? Sadly to say in the day we now live when the Word of God is being polluted and diluted in many churches the definition has become a feel good thing rath er than a consecrated life that was asked for by God. The word holy is defined by Webster as: devoted entire ly to the deity or the work of the deity; having a divine quality. This would lead us to understand that be ing holy is a life style that must come from the inside. As Peter stated He which hath called you must be allowed to do a separating work in each of us in order to meet this tremendous challenge. So the question why am I doing what I am doing must be asked and if we are to be holy it must be answered with the Holy Scriptures as they are writ ten not by some loose inter pretation. Johnson-Overturf Funeral Home386-325-4521 Masters Funeral Home Palatka386-325-4564 Church Happenings Philip W. Hobbs Pastor at Abundant Harvest Ministries Clayton Frank & Biggs Funeral Home386-698-1621 Johnson-Overturf Funeral Home386-325-4521 at thePutnam CountyCourier Journal330 N. Summit St.The recycling bin is located behind the building.NOW ACCEPTING All proceeds go to help Save the Courier Journals Oak Tree Fund.

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Limit one per customer.CONTA CT YOUR AREA C ENTER FOR DETAILS Center for Independent Living of North Central Florida 222 SW 36th Terrace Gainesville, FL 32607 352-378-7474 (v) 352-372-3443 (tty)Current FTRI clients: If your phone isnt working properly or your hearing has changed, or should you no longer need your phone or are moving out of Florida, call FTRI at 888-554-1151 for assistance. NEW VOTING LOCATION IN CRESCENT CITY e Putnam County Supervisor of Elections is opening a Crescent City O ce to serve the voters of South Putnam County. e Crescent City O ce will be at the South Putnam Government Complex located at 115 N. Summit Street in Crescent City. For additional information please call The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) encourages families and young anglers to try a diversity of freshwater shing locations and techniques to catch a variety of sh. The Big Catch program is Florida's family-friendly, freshwater angler-recognition program, with 33 different freshwater sh to target. Simply catch a sh that exceeds the qualifying length or weight, take a photo and submit it to BigCatchFlorida. com. Special youth sizes encourage their participation, and quali ers earn a customized color-certi cate, decal and discount for a photo mount. Big Catchs origins go back to 1953, but the concept was revamped in 1996 with creation of categories for Specialists ( ve qualifying sh of the same species), Masters ( ve qualifying sh of different species) and Elite anglers (10 qualifying sh of different species), as well as a youth category representing a size roughly 25-percent smaller than the adult quali cation size. Rules were relaxed to allow either a length or weight measurement to qualify. Ivan Salis of Callahan was an early participant following the programs rebirth and quickly quali ed as a Channel Cat sh Specialist, which remains his passion. Salis came from Ohio after a stint in the Merchant Marine. Now he is sharing his love of shing with the next generation. About nine months ago, Salis met Ishmael Lacoste, a 12-year-old, whose mother knew Lacostes wife. Lacoste saw Salis Specialist Certi cate and became intrigued. Salis has since mentored Lacoste in his quest to become a successful angler. We are talking commitment, passion and love for shing. In nine months, Lacoste has submitted nearly 40 qualifying Big Catches culminating in earning his Elite Angler Certi cate on Wednesday, June 4. His rst Big Catch was a longnose gar on November 23, 2013. It was followed by bass, bluegill, brown bullhead and redear sun sh, earning him his Master Angler Certi cate in January of this year. To attain his elite status he added spotted sun sh, Florida gar, warmouth, bow n and yellow bullhead. Along the way, he has been recognized as a specialist for six different species and documented a Bream Slam (catching four different pan sh species on the same day). Id like to make shing a career someday, said Lacoste, who is homeschooled. He is very appreciative of Salis mentoring him and being so inspirational. Together they have persevered through wind, rain and yellow ies in their ongoing quest. Salis says he has enjoyed watching Lacoste learn and take on new challenges. Another thing that makes their productivity so impressive is that all of their catches have been from shore or shing piers. Thanks to the FWCs Fish Management Area (FMA) lakes in Duval County, they have had plenty of quality opportunities, including at Oceanway and Bethesda. FWC sheries technician Willie Prevatt has spent over 20 years ensuring anglers have great shing opportunities at those and other regional FMAs and helping teach youth and adults to sh. Prevatt is a favorite resource for Salis and Lacoste. I was very happy Ishmael made Elite Angler, not because he caught most of his sh in the FMAs I work in, but simply because he is a really good person/student, Prevatt said. I think I am most proud of Ishmael and Mr. Salis because they proved by example that you can compete with anglers shing big lakes in expensive bass boats and with fancy equipment, in a small FMA on the shore or dock, even in an urban area. Fishing is fun, challenging and a great way to spend quality time with family and friends, but there is more to it. A Special Report on Fishing and Boating 2013, makes the case succinctly: Fishing on lakes, streams, rivers and seas is one of the most popular outdoor activities. As a gateway activity, it not only connects Americans with the outdoors and a healthy lifestyle, but also introduces them to other outdoor activities. As active outdoor participants, Americans learn the value of environmental stewardship and a healthy connection to nature, while also supporting public lands and community programs nationwide through license fees and federal aid. The FWC is creating the next generation that cares by reaching out to all youth via a variety of outreach programs, including the Florida Youth Conservation Centers Network (www. FYCCN.org). Through an effective statewide network of diverse partners, youngsters are provided education and guidance to safely engage in traditional outdoor activities and to accept stewardship of our precious outdoor heritage. In addition to Big Catch, which inspired Salis and Lacoste to get outdoors and go shing, the FWC has a TrophyCatch citizen-science program that rewards anglers for catching, documenting and releasing bass heavier than 8 pounds (TrophyCatchFlorida.com). You can register for TrophyCatch and Big Catch at the same time, which makes you eligible for a drawing for a Phoenix bass boat, powered by Mercury Marine and equipped with a Power-Pole.Florida Fish Busters BulletinBy: Bob Wattendorf Thousands of boaters will be enjoying Florida waters this summer, but they are not the only ones. Manatees also are quite common this time of year, as they migrate to their feeding and resting areas for the season and being hit by boats is the leading cause of their injuries and deaths. Lifelong Florida boater and sailing coach Ian Lineberger said it takes just a little effort to exercise a lot of caution. "You can see the manatees if you wear a good pair of sunglasses and know what you're looking for," he said. "They're usually a big, dark smudge in the water. If I'm not in a manatee zone and I see a manatee, then I'm going to give them a wide berth and probably slow up a little bit." Because it's sea-turtle nesting season, they also are at greater risk. Aside from looking for these critters, there are other clues. A "footprint of swirls" often can be seen in the water just above a one-ton manatee, and a 300-pound loggerhead sea turtle may only show its head. Boaters who hit an animal are encouraged to call 1-888-404-3922 so wildlife of cials can help. Provided they were boating legally, boaters will not be charged or ned. Elizabeth Fleming, senior representative with Defenders of Wildlife, said it's important to watch out for identi ed "manatee zones," obey the boating speed limits and wear the right pair of sunglasses. "Wearing polarized sunglasses is always a good thing," she said. "It helps boaters see through the water; it helps see these other types of animals, and can save a life." According to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, about 5,000 manatees live in Florida waters. Scientists believe the population, near extinction at one point, is increasing. Lineberger said they're not the only thing that has bene ted from environmental efforts. In addition to threats from boaters, manatees also can be harmed by environmental factors such as red tide and loss of warm-water habitat. The state Wildlife Conservation Commission said last year was the worst year on record for them, with 830 manatee deaths double the number in the previous year. More information on Florida manatees is online at defenders.org. Endangered Species Act West Indian manatees in the United States are protected under federal law by the Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972 which make it illegal to harass, hunt, capture, or kill any marine mammal. West Indian manatees are also protected by the Florida Manatee Sanctuary Act of 1978.Special to theCourier Journal Watch for Manatees

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What does this number mean, 10177? Well Ill get to that in just a moment, but please allow me to tell you a story first. It was in the fall of 1969, just a few days before Halloween, I remember this because I was dressed in a Spiderman costume. I was in the back seat of my mothers 1962 Buick Wildcat, and we were headed to Biloxi Mississippi. The reason for this trip was to pick up my Uncle; he was finally coming home from Vietnam. For you younger readers, back in the 60s we didnt have video games, FM radio, or cell phones. And our Play Station was a rope hanging over the Tennessee River, or a handmade slingshot. Our heroes were found on the big screen, and in comic books. My Uncle Jimmy was my biggest hero, and I believed in my heart, that he alone went to Vietnam to save the world. As we drove down the highway from north Alabama to Biloxi, Mississippi, I remember day dreaming about what it was going to be like when we got there. I bet theyll have my Uncle in the back of a convertible, and all the people will be standing on the streets cheering, and chanting his name as they parade him down the streets! Man was I wrong! Instead of thousands of people chanting his name, there were only a few, and the shouting was not, Welcome Home, but nasty remarks like, You communist, and Baby Killer, etc needless to say, the ride home was a quiet one. It was a few day later, October 31, the day all kids look forward too. I was once again all dressed up in my Spiderman costume, and my Uncle Jimmy had transformed himself into Captain America. I guess it was about the fourth or fifth House when my Uncle said, Go to those three houses, and get your candy, Im going to sit on the curb for a minute. As I went to make my way to the second house I noticed my Uncle, sitting on the curb with his face in his hands. This was the first time I had ever seen a grown man crying. Whats wrong Uncle Jimmy? Did you hurt yourself? Are you Ok?, I asked. While he was trying to compose himself I noticed a piece of paper sitting on the curb, it was a handmade card that I had made him. Wiping his eyes off on his sleeve he said, Kid. Im no hero. I didnt save the world. Didnt you see all the people who wanted to kill me a few days ago? Didnt you see the people spitting and calling me names? The world is a cruel place and people just dont understand. I remember putting my arms around his This week I am going to be starting a new series about herbs and spices and how they can be beneficial to us in cooking and for medicinal purposes as well. Many of us are not sure of the difference between herbs and spices and in some cases both can come from different parts of the same plant. In cooking the terms are used interchangeably many times and that is why some of the confusion arises. Hopefully in the end we will all have a much clearer understanding of the difference and how to use them to their best potential to make our food more delicious and our health better. What Are They? Spices are taken from the fruit, bark or rhizome (the underground stem, such as ginger) of a plant and are typically dried before use. Herbs are the leaves and above ground stems of a plant and can be used in both the fresh and dried forms. Some plants yield both herbs and spices, cilantro which also gives us coriander (a spice) and dill which gives us dill seed (also a spice) are two examples. The herbs and spices that we buy in the store are grown all over the world. The same herb/ spice may be grown in several different places and have a slightly different aroma or flavor profile because of a difference in climate or soil. Try different ones to find which ones you prefer or perhaps you will even prefer different ones for different purposes. How To Use Them How readily herbs and spices release their flavor depends on the use. For example, in a marinade or salad dressing they will take longer to release their flavor and need a longer amount of time to get the best result, possibly hours up to days. When a heat source enters the picture the time needed changes considerably. With whole herbs/spices such as bay leaves and peppercorns, they would need to be added at the start of a recipe to get the fullest amount of flavor. Herbs and spices that are ground can be added later in the cooking process so that they do not lose their entire flavor potential. Our cuisine here in the United States is considered mild in comparison to many other countries around the world when it comes to the level of seasoning we put in it. It is because of the diversity that we have come to enjoy here in the US that has awakened our palates to the world of flavors that exists beyond our borders. Lets consider East Indian cuisine for a moment. Their climate is as varied as ours is and their food varies from region to region the same way ours does. In the cooler regions of the country they use herbs and spices that tend to warm the body and eat a diet of heavier foods. In the warmer regions they eat lighter foods and cook with herbs and spices that help to keep the body cool. Other Forms Plants, for our purposes, herbs and aromatics can also be used to make essential oils, tinctures, and decoctions which are used for food and medicinal purposes. An essential oil is the volatile oil of a plant that has been removed by the process of steam distillation. They are used topically, as an inhalant, and as flavorings, however not all essential oils can be used for all purposes. That is a subject for another article. Tinctures (or extract) are made by soaking dried herbs in alcohol (such as vodka or rum80 proof) for an extended period of time and then using the resulting fluid to treat various ailments. Vanilla extract is technically a tincture itself. They can even be made with honey to produce a cough syrup. Decoctions made with herbs are achieved by boiling the herbs in water to extract the oils and medicinal constituents from the herbs. Coffee and tea are decoctions. Those used for medicinal purposes can be boiled down to remove more of the water to further concentrate the herbal content. In Cooking Different ethnic cuisines have different herb/spice combinations and ways of using them that are unique to them. For example Indian cuisine has garam (hot) masala (mixture of spices), a mixture that varies literally from region to region and sometime from household to household. The basic recipe is comprised of: Turmeric Black and white peppercorns Cloves Cinnamon Black and white cumin seeds Black, brown, and green cardamom pods The whole spices are toasted in a dry pan and then ground fresh for every use. It is the basis for curries and most Indian recipes. Onion, garlic, star anise, and nuts can be added and amounts of each can vary for flavor differences. In my upcoming cookbook, one of the recipes uses an herb mixture very common in France called Herbs de Provence. This is a mixture of herbs and spices that you can buy fairly commonly in most stores, but I am including a recipe for the mixture here as I find it is better to make it at home yourself. If you make it in small quantities it is fresher when you want July 9, 2014 COURIER JOURNAL Section B Ive never been a soccer fan, but must admit the American involvement in the 2014 World Cup pepped me up a bit and I found myself riveted to the boob tube last week whenever the U.S. played well, not really, but if the contest were played at a convenient time for me. Ive been disinterested with the game for years, but confess that action around the goal can be entertaining, particularly when a headshot rockets into the goal. Ive always hesitated to criticize the pace of the game as being boring in this column in the past because John Thomas, the mens soccer coach @ CCHS (thats what it will be soon) is a decent sort of guy and I didnt care to include him in the criticism; however, I had just written something about soccer that might not have set well with Coach and it appeared that he found an opportunity to give me a scare when I was jogging past the Thomas house on S Prospect several years ago. He was exiting his driveway in his car at that instant and I had to jump out of the way, whereupon he smiled, waved good-naturedly and laughingly yelled, Maybe next time buddy. I suspect Ill hear about this, just as I did when I happened to come upon Lloyd Harris, the Thomas erstwhile neighbor, driving his car from his house to the street to pick up the morning paper, and I later wrote to the editor about that. Anyway, getting back to the nal U.S. game, the goalie for the U.S set some kind of a record for saves during the contest, which went in to extra innings, no thats not rightmust be overtime; it was an outstanding athletic performance, but my gut feeling is that that kind of record, although impressive, is not one you would necessarily want to set time and time again. You could conclude that the defense was leaking or being blown out when that many shots on goal were made, could I be wrong about that? Yes, very de nitely, because I know nothing about the game. At any rate, the U.S. gave a good accounting of itself, although it failed make to the seminals for the second year in a row. There was a certain amount of controversy caused by the decision to cut one of the teams veterans (Landon..?) prior to the start of the games. From what I gathered, including him would have been a better move for the morale of the team. This guy had been a regular for some time and there were some who obviously were unhappy about the deal, but we dont know the whole story behind the decision and Ive said enough about that! I will say that there is no doubt about the grassroots rise of soccer in popularity around the country. The soccer Mom thing is for real and you know it is when car companies use the phrase to sell more SUVs to mention one consumer product. So were raising soccer players rather than traditional baseball players these days and I believe it is safe to say that sport will eventually be as popular in the States as softball and baseball. It might already be there because both boy and girl teams are standard fare in schools at all levels, from preschool through college. The Major League baseball season is fast developing into a clearer picture of who is in and who is out. Beginning with the American League, the surprise team has to be Baltimore. Toronto was favored to win the East Division, and are not out of it, but the 0rioles are loaded this year and are whipping up on the Red Sox and Yankees on a regular basis. I believe the 0rioles will win the East. Another surprise in the American League is 0akland which is the only major league team with better than a .600 winning percentage. Milwaukee is the surprise team in the National League so I would not be shocked to see a Baltimore/Milwaukee World Series. What did I predict a couple of weeks ago? Kansas City vs Atlanta? Dont hold your breath, next time Ill, no doubt have another pair Whats the Score Dudley Sargent Sports Commentary See 10177 on page B3 See Herbs on page B3 Travis Roberts Staff Writer travis.pccj@gmail.com & FACES PLACES Herbs and Spice and Everything NiceDo you know what 10177 is Photo by Travis Roberts Fund raiser at the Crescent City Winn-Dixie for the VFW Post 10177. Tammy Sanchez Staff Writer tammy.pccj@gmail.com Golf at Live Oak In League Scramble play at the Live Oak Golf Club Wednesday, July 2, 17 players, 10 men and seven women, were divided into five teams. The winning team, with three players, posted a low score of 33. Members of the winning team were Randy Peterson, Larry Fayard, Rosemary Dressen. The next closest team posted a 34, the following team posted a 35. Closest to the pin with the 2nd shot on Hole #8 with 0 inches was Bob Stites. Second closest with 6 inches was Margy Fayard. Followed with 9 inches by Peggy Williams. In League Scramble play at Live Oak Golf Club Friday, July 4, 18 players, 12 men and six women, were divided into six teams. The winning team, with three players, posted a low score of 33. Members of the winning team were Penny Stites, Bob Stites, and Chuck Mancino. The two next closest team posted a 35, with the following two teams posing a 36. The final team posted a 38. Closest to the pin with the 2nd shot on Hole #8 with 0 inches,were Penny Stites, Bob Stites, and Chuck Mancino.

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Contrary to its name, the spring is clear and swimmable. This will be a relaxing and fun paddle, good for beginners who are willing to paddle two miles one way. Whistles and Life Preservers are mandatory. Water, a snack, sunscreen and bug spray are recommended. Come to Musselwhites Restaurant on Tuesday, July 22 at 6 p.m. for a Bike and Eat. Bikers will meet at Musselwhites parking lot in East Palatka, and ride either a short 10-mile loop or a longer 20-mile loop, or a modi ed ride for in between. Dinner will follow at Musselwhites. All ability levels are welcome. Helmets are mandatory. St. Johns River State College is accepting applications for the fall semester. All new students are required to attend orientation before registering for classes. Students are encouraged to avoid the late-summer rush and contact their campuss counseling of ce promptly to reserve their seat. Registration time tickets will be assigned during July orientation, allowing most students to register for classes during orientation. Registration for returning students begins Monday, July 14. Fall classes begin on Monday, August 18. New degree programs beginning this fall include the Computer Related Crime Investigation A.S. degree and the Nursing: LPN Bridge to ASN degree programs. New information technology certi cate programs include Geographic Information Systems, Help Desk Support Technician, Digital Forensics and Network Security. Anticipated to begin in 2015 is a one-year college credit certi cate paramedic program. For more information regarding registration, contact your local SJR State campus: Palatka Campus 386-3124035, Orange Park Campus 904-276-6855, or St. Augustine Campus 904-808-7402. Fall course listings are available for viewing online at SJRstate.edu. There will be a reworks show at the Gem City Shrimp Blast Labor Day Weekend Friday, August 29-30 (with arts and crafts vendors, a Shrimp Cook-Off, kids activities, bicycle and kayaking events, and plenty of shrimp and seafood). Downtown Palatka, Inc. is still looking for vendors, sponsors, and entertainment! Call 386312-6266 for more info! The River City Players will be giving Cinderella Waltz perfor mances Wednesday, August 13-17. Champagne Opening Night sponsored by Michael Gagnon and Robbi Correa. Call 904-377-5044 to reserve tickets or for more info. Drum Up Culture with the Putnam County Library System! The Putnam County Library System has recently added a new special guest to the Summer Reading Program! The Tampa Taiko Japanese Cultural Outreach program will be at all library branches during various dates over the course of the summer reading program. The Tampa Taiko Japanese Cultural Outreach Program will take place at the following locations and dates: Crescent City Branch, 610 N Summit, Crescent City, August 5, 2 p.m.; Palatka Headquarters, 601 College Rd, Palatka, August 5, 6 p.m.; Bostwick Branch, 125 Tillman Street, Palatka, August 6, 10 a.m.; Melrose Branch, 312 Wynnwood Ave., Melrose, August 6, 2 p.m.; Interlachen Branch, 133 N County Rd 315, Interlachen, August 6, 5 p.m. For more information, contact Darlene at 386-329-0126. It is that time again to begin planning for the 3rd Annual Small Business Resource Fair in Putnam County. The date this year will be Tuesday, August 26 and St. Johns River State College has agreed to team up with the SBDC again! It will be from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. For those that have participated in the past, you understand the value that your expertise brings to the community. For those of you new to this event, you will come to recognize the same! Small Business Development Center is looking forward to your participate this year. This event is FREE, so there is no reason for you not to participate! Contact Cheryl Lynch 386-328-3293, or email: clynch@sbdu.unf.edu to RSVP. The Archives Department of the Putnam County Headquar ters Library and the Family History Center of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints Church will host 4-week Basic Genealogy classes at each of the Putnam County Branch Libraries in the upcoming months. The classes are being taught by Deanda Lyne, Director of the Family History Center. She will cover what is needed to know to get started, where to go to nd it, and how to record what has been found. Melrose Branch Library will host the Basic Genealogy classes beginning Friday, September 5, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. The remaining classes are scheduled for the same time on Fridays, September 12, 19 and 26. Please contact the Melrose Branch Library at 352-475-1237 to register for your space as seating is limited. The schedule for the remaining libraries is Tuesday, September 9, 16, 23 and 30 for Interlachen Branch Library. Crescent City Branch Library will host the program on Fridays, October 3, 10, 17, and 24. Intermediate and Advanced programs are being considered for the near future. The Florida Department of Environmental Protections Ravine Gardens State Park and the Friends of Ravine Gardens State Park will host a 3K/6K Costume Run on Saturday, October 25, at 8 a.m. with an award ceremony to follow. The run/walk will be held on the historic scenic drive, a tree-canopied loop following the rim of 120-foot ravines, dipping to the bottom and climbing back up for a truly challenging event. Prizes will be awarded to the top three costumes as well as the top male and female overall nishers, and the top male/female nishers in each age group. Entry fees are $15 for those under 18, and $20 for adults. Race day registration fees are $25 per runner. Registrants will receive a t-shirt and goody bag. Register online at www.RaceSmith.com or register in the park of ce Monday Friday 8 a.m. 3:30 p.m. Race day registration will begin at 7 a.m. in the Civic Center lobby. For more information, please contact the park at 386-329-3721 or email RavineGardensStatePark@gmail.com. The Florida Department of Environmental Protections Dunns Creek State Park and the Friends of Dunns Creek State Park will host a Fishing 101 with a Ranger class on Friday, July 18 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Ranger John will teach the basics of freshwater shing in scenic Dunns Creek. Participants should bring a shing pole and tackle; bait will be supplied. Participants must meet shing license requirements prior to attending the program. The park is located south of a sharp bend in the St. Johns River, and boasts more than 6,200 acres of natural communities! Participants will meet at the front entrance of the park, which is under construction. Then, visitors will travel to the creek by car; four-wheel-drive is not necessary. The program is free for participants. The park entrance is located at 320 Sisco Rd. off highway 17 near Pomona Park. Registration is required. Register by visiting www.freshwater shingworkshop.eventbrite.com. For more information, please call 386-329-3721 or email RavineGardensStatePark@gmail.com. The Florida Department of Environmental Protections Ravine Gardens State Park will host Ranger-led Wagon Tours on Saturday, July 26 at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. Enjoy a guided wagon tour around the beautiful ravine at Ravine Gardens State Park, located at 1600 Twigg St., Palatka. Tours last approximately 35 minutes and will start from the front of the Roy E. Campbell Civic Center. Learn about the history of the ravine and the park and plants, animals and ecosystems that make Ravine Gardens a diverse place to visit. Each tour is limited to 20 participants. The tours are free with park entry fees and for annual pass holders. Park entry fees are $5 per vehicle for 2 8 people, $4 for single occupant vehicles, and $2 for pedestrians and bicyclists. Please register at www.guidedwagontour.eventbrite.com. For more information, call the park at 386-329-3721. For more about Ravine Gardens State Park or Florida State Parks, visit www.FloridaStateParks.org. Sera normal? Sera aceptable, que mi pareja: Hiera mis sen timientos? Dicindome que no sirvo para nada? Me llame nombres como estpida, o perra? Se muestre celoso si paso tiempo con amistades, compaeros de trabajo, o familiares? Se burle de mi, o de cmo me visto o peino? Me acuse de estar engandole? Me eche la culpa de sus problemas o de su mal temperamento? Me forc a tener sexo? Me amenace con matarme, matar a mis hijos/animales o suicidarse si lo dejo? NO es normal, ni aceptable que su pareja haga cualquiera de las cosas mencionadas arriba. Usted NO merece ser maltratada! Para ms informacin, llame al nmero gratuito 1-800-500-1119, a lnea de acceso 24/7 386-325-3141, o a su local ms cercano 386-546-7675. Is it normal? Is it acceptable, for my partner to: Hurt my feel ings? Tell me I am worthless? Call me names like stupid or bitch? Be jealous of me spending time with my friends, coworkers or family members? Make fun of me on how I dress or do my hair? Accuse me of cheating? Blame me for his problems or bad temper? Force me to have sex? Threaten to kill me, kill my kids/animals or commit suicide if I leave him? It is NOT normal, nor acceptable for your partner to do any of the above. You do NOT deserve to be mistreated! For more information, call the toll-free number 1-800-500-1119, the 24/7 hotline 386-325-3141, or your local of ce at 386-546-7675. Join Archives on the Move at your favorite library this summer. There will be maps, artifacts, photos and items from the Archives collection for everyone to see. Each item represents a variety of historical periods of Putnam County. Binders of photos of Putnam County will be brought along for everyone to peruse, as well. The schedule for Archives on the Move is as follows: Interlachen Branch Library, Tuesday, July 29, 10 a.m. For more information about this or any Archives program, please call 386-329-0126. Local Teen Artists have a chance to put their art on display at their local libraries for the Teen Art Exhibit. The art will be put on display and voted on by the public. The rst place ribbon winner will also be awarded a $50 VISA gift card; all other artists will be given a certi cate for participating. Artists can register at FunInPutnam.com under the Special Events section. Registration deadlines are as follows: Melrose, July 12; Bostwick, July 30. Voting will take place during the Teen Art Reception, where refreshments will also be served. The dates for the Teen Art Reception are as follows: Melrose, July 22; Bostwick, August 5. The Teen Art Exhibit will be from 1 3 p.m. Entry is limited to 6th-12th graders. For additional information or help with registration, please contact Robin, Darlene or Stella at 386-329-0126 or send an email to robin. bellamy@putnam.com. The Putnam Family Fitness Center is hosting the First Annual Charity Golf Tournament at the Palatka Golf Course, 1715 Moseley Avenue, on Saturday, September 20. Registration is from 8 to 8:45 a.m. and tee off is at 9 a.m. There will be an unhandicapped best ball scramble, cash prizes for rst and second place teams, prizes for third, fth and tenth place teams, cash prizes for closest to the pin, door prizes, raf es, putting contest, ball drop contest and more. Teams may enter, or singles may be paired up with other single/double players. The cost to play is $50 per player, which includes 18 holes, cart, prizes, and lunch. Funds raised from the tournament go towards the Putnam Family Fitness Center. For more information, contact Karen Landin at 386-467-8731 or mcphaul@aol.com. Meet at Rangers Station in Welaka State Forest on Saturday, July 19 for a paddle to Mud Spring! Paddlers will meet at 9 a.m. at the rangers station in Welaka State Forest and load kayaks onto a trailer for transport into the forest to Johns Landing. This is a nice short paddle around the point and into the slew for Mud Spring. PALATKA KIWANIS CLUB Thurs. 11:45 am Lunch Sleep Inn & Suites SR19 & Hwy 100 Palatka PALATKA NEW VISION LIONS CLUB 2nd & 4th Tues. Noon Beef OBradys on the River PalatkaPOMONA PARK NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH 2nd Thurs. (exc. Aug. & Dec.) 200 East Main St. PALATKA LIONS MEETING PUTNAM COUNTY SHRINE CLUB burgers PUTNAM COUNTY TEA PARTY Interlachen Library American Legion off Crill Ave. SCHOOL ADVISORY COUNCIL 1st Tues. 2 pm SEVILLE VIA MEETING(Village Improvement Association) SOUTH PUTNAM WOMANS CLUB Culver Room Crescent City Public Library ST. JOHN CATHOLIC CHURCH CARD PARTY Hwy 20 Interlachen SUNDAY DINNER Bass Capital Shrine Club THE HEART OF PUTNAM COALITION Palatka Christian Service Center US COAST GUARD AUXILIARY MEETING homeland security & boating safety VFW Meeting Hall US VETERANS POST 104 Mon. One Pot Meal Wed. All Day Free Pool State Rd 19 Palatka VFW POST 3349 Selling Sandwiches Wed. 1 pm Veterans Rd Tbl INTERLACHEN BABE RUTH LEAGUE MEETINGS Lions Club Interlachen BEEKEEPERS OF PUT NAM COUNTY Putnam County Ag Center East Palatka Contact Mickie Beekeepersofputnamcounty.org CRESCENT CITY YACHT CLUB ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS C ELEBRATION G ROUP Sat. 4 pm Howe Memorial Methodist Church ADDICTION COUNSELING Narconon would like to remind families that the use of addicting protect your family from drug use. If you know anyone who is struggling with drug addiction get them the help they need.Call for a free brochure on the signs of addiction for all drugs. DrugAbuseSolution.com. Narconon can help you take steps to overcome addiction in your family. Call today ASSISTANCE FOR FLORIDA SERVICES Tues. 10 am Trinity Episcopal Church CELEBRATE RECOVERY Dunns Creek Baptist Church CRESCENT CITY TOPS Tues. 9 am S t John the Baptist Catholic Church LEE CONLEE HOUSE Victim Advocate in Crescent City QUIVANNO PROBIOTICS WORKSHOP Monahan Chiropractic Medical Clinic SENIOR FRIENDS CENTER Mon. 11 am Yoga Tues. 9:15 am Line Dance Wed. 1 pm Game Day Butler Bldg Conf. Room Putnam Community Medical Center STROKE SURVIVORS OF PALATKA Mon. & Fri. Mornings Free Exercise Classes TAI CHI CLASS Georgetown Community Center THE EDGAR JOHNSON SENIOR CENTER Tues. 10 am Seniors vs Crime TOPS FLORIDA #435 Welaka Tues. 9 am First Baptist Church of Welaka VIOLENCE INTERVENTION & PREVENTION PROGRAM Putnam County Health Department Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Hotline A LADIES AROUND THE LAKE MEETING Crafts & Covered Dish Lunch Georges Lake Community Center AMERICAN LEGION POST 45 Sat. All you can eat breakfast COMMUNITY THRIFT SHOP Corner Lemon and Main. behind Howe Methodist ChurchCrescent City HUMANE SOCIETY OF NORTHEAST FLORIDA Closed Sun. & Mon. 112 Norma St. Hollister Humane Society Thrift Store Sat. 9 am 5 pm Closed Sunday MT. CARMEL COMMUNITY RE SOURCE CENTER INC. Mon. 10 am 2 pm PALATKA CHRISTIAN SERVICE CENTER SECOND TIME AROUND SHOP Community United Methodist Church Lake Como SOUTH PUTNAM CHRISTIAN SERVICE CENTER 219 N. Summit St. THRIFT STORE 4th Mon. Bag Day St. Vincent DePaul 515 Central Avenue Downtown Crescent City PUTNAM COUNTY HOME COMMUNITY EDUCATORS (HCE) 2nd Wed. Agriculture Building Call Mary Ellen Clifton SOUTH PUTNAM MEDICAL MISSION Free Medical Care for ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS Church of the Holy Comforter ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS A NEW LIFE GROUP Howe Memorial Methodist Church 252 S. Summit St. Crescent City ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS LIBERTY GROUP First Presbyterian Church ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS CELEBRATION GROUP Thur. noon Howe Memorial Methodist Church 252 S. Summit St. Crescent City ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS Highland Ave. Lake Como HEALTH AND SUPPORT EDUCATION CHARITABLE ORGANIZATIONSAMERICAN LEGION POST 293 Dinner AZALEA CITY CRUISERS Every 4th Sat. 5 p.m. Woodys BBQ State Rd 19 Palatka BASS CAPITAL VFW POST 10177 Crescent City Womans Club BOY SCOUTS TROOP #42 CUB SCOUTS PACK 42 VENTURE CREW SCOUTING 42 (only when school is in session) Howe Memorial Methodist Church 252 S. Summit St. Crescent City CREATE! ARTISTS GUILD OF NORTH FLORIDA Larimer Art Center CRESCENT CITY MOOSE LODGE Dinner Public Invited FRATERNAL ORDER OF EAGLES INTERLACHEN Weekdays 4 pm Social Room Happy Hr. Tues. 5 pm Hamburgers State Rd 20 Interlachen FRATERNAL ORDER OF EAGLES 4355 Tues. & Wed. 1 pm Pinochle Wed. 5 pm Tacos FRUITLAND PENINSULA HISTORICAL SOCIETY GIRL SCOUTS St. John the Baptist Catholic Church HISTORIC CENTRAL ACADEMY Preservation & Community Development Inc. Supporters Meeting Palatka INTERLACHEN LIONS CLUB PALATKA AMATEUR RADIO CLUB Palatka Library PALATKA DUPLICATE BRIDGE CLUB Wed. 10 am Bring lunch CRESCENT CITY DUPLICATE BRIDGE CLUB Crescent City Lessons Available SOCIAL SPORTSB2 Our community. Our people. All local. MISCELLANEOUS CROSSWORD SOLUTION SUDOKU SOLUTION

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St. Johns River State College criminal justice academy cadets were recently recognized during a graduation ceremony. Cadets representing St. Johns, Clay, Putnam, Duval and other counties received their certificates of completion for the law enforcement basic recruit and corrections basic recruit programs. Special recognition in the basic law enforcement evening class went to Lance Collins of St. Johns County for Highest Academic Achievement. Orange County resident Thomas Spaulding was recognized for Highest Marksmanship Achievement, and Allan Wilson of Clay County received the Medallion Award for highest overall achievement. Special recognition in the corrections class went to Putnam County resident Phillip Licavoli for Highest Marksmanship Achievement. Jennifer Garner, of Flagler County, was recognized for Highest Academic Achievement and received the Medallion Award for highest overall achievement. Law enforcement basic recruit graduates from St. Johns County: Miguel Arroliga, Kristin Casper, Lance Collins, Blake Gruny, Daniel Hughes, Michael Izzo, Jonathan Kelso, Patricia Lopez and Taylor Terry. Law enforcement basic recruit graduates from Clay County: Nicholas Belfry, Robert Malley, Anthony Pena, Brandee Williamson and Allan Wilson. Law enforcement basic recruit graduates from Putnam County: William Bergbower, Joshua Parcher and Nicholas Parker. Law enforcement basic recruit graduates from Duval County: Matthew Cox, Jacob Highlander, Aaron Holland, Jameson Owings and Brandon Smith. Law enforcement basic recruit graduates from other counties: Christopher Alecrim, Andrew Cangialosi, Thomas Spaulding, and Jameson Vinnecombe. Corrections graduate from St. Johns County: Matthew King. Corrections graduates from Putnam County: Helen Brady, Stephanie DaSaro, Christopher Lewis, Phillip Licavoli and Nicholas Rulon. Corrections graduates from Clay County: Nathanial Becker and Shannon McBride. Corrections graduate from Duval County: Aaron Houle, George Mollinea and Karly Yoder. Corrections graduate from Flagler County: Jennifer Garner. The ceremony was held at the Thrasher-Horne Center for the Arts. The THCA is owned and operated by SJR State College and is located on the Orange Park campus. you use it up more quickly. Herbs de Provence 3 Tablespoons dried marjoram 3 Tablespoons dried thyme 3 Tablespoons dried savory 1 teaspoon dried basil 1 teaspoon dried rosemary 1/2 teaspoon dried sage 1/2 teaspoon fennel seeds Always keep dried herbs and spices stored in a tightly sealed container in a cool, dry, dark place. When you are using them, do not pour them from the container into a steaming pot, this will introduce moisture into the container. Instead pour them into your hand and crush them slightly to release the flavor before you put them into whatever you are cooking. Also, remember that spices such as red pepper, paprika, and cinnamon will develop as it cooks so start off with a small amount. Until next time, Stay Healthy! July 9, 2014 B3 10177 from pg. B1State law enforcement and corrections cadets recognizedPhoto special to the Courier Journal Putnam County resident Phillip Licovali was honored for Highest Marksmanship Achievement. Express Family Care Now Oering Sports & School PhysicalsOnly $25(cash or check) CRESCENT CITY 386-698-1221EAST PALATKA386-328-2164 Special To TheCourier Journal FIND THISWIN $250.00Each week for 12 weeks the Putnam County Courier Journal will run a partial picture with a clue of a location in Downtown Palatka.Pick up your official answer form at the Palatka Welcome Center or at www.PalatkaDowntown.com. Sponsored by The Putnam County Courier Journal and Downtown Palatka, Inc. Winner will be announced at the Gem City Shrimp Blast, August 29-30. Call 386-328-0909 for more details. Check the website for previous pictures and clues.Downtown Palatka Treasure Hunt 6Here is your first clue:All the kings horses and all the kings menHere is your second clue:Chris and Despina run a cool shop -Janet neck and giving him a big hug and said, I understand, but they dont know you. Mom said youre a hero and I believe her. For the next few hours we collected more candy than I had ever seen in my life. Later that night as we sorted out the candy, my Uncle said, Kiddo, Im sorry you saw me cry tonight. There are a few things real men do, they fight for freedom and whats right, they pray, and they cry from time to time. Now let me fast forward to the year 1981. I was just out of high school and had enlisted in the service. I wanted to follow in my Grandfather and Uncles footsteps. I wanted to go fight for my country, but being young and dumb, I did something stupid. I had already taken my testy for the service and was scheduled to be in Texas in two days. My buddies decided to have a going away party for me. The plan was to party my butt off, because I was going to make a career out of the service, and wouldnt be able to party for twenty years, but that was before the cops showed up. I was arrested that night with a couple of my friends for possession of pot. In one quick moment my dreams of going into the service, and becoming a doctor were crushed. Not only did the State Attorney want to send me up the creek without a paddle, but the government wanted to take away the boat I was in, and send me to a military prison. I was in hot water. With the help of a good attorney, three thousand dollars, and some probation, I avoided the big house. So I never got to serve my country and become a hero, like our veterans. To this day I regret the night of my going away party. This past weekend, Larry from the Winn-Dixie allowed me to do a fund raiser for the VFW, post 10177 to help raise funds, so our local veterans can continue to help different organizations in our community. In all we raised $1,510. These Veterans are the backbone of our community; some fought in WWll, Korea, Vietnam and in current wars. Now the reason I told you the story of my Uncle was for this reason, I respect both the men and women who have fought for our country, and it is because of their sacrifice that we enjoy the freedoms we have today. In last weeks article I was pressed for time, and I made a very big mistake, which I would like to make right. I forgot to mention the women who have served our country, and trust me; these women let me know about it. So to the women who have served our country I want to say, these men could have never done it without you, and am sure I speak for everyone when I say, Ladies, Thank you so much for the freedom you have given us. In closing I want to thank Larry from Winn-Dixie for allowing us to hold this benefit and for the items Winn-Dixie donated. I also want to thank the men from post 10177 that helped; Commander Lawrence Coleman, Judge Advocate Ron Lewis, Jr. Vice Commander John Williams, Master Sargent Richard Pelehach, Senior Vice Commander Joe Marine, Post Chaplin Thomas Olivent, and Crescent Citys Unsung Hero Bob Spereno. Last but not least I want to thank the 10177 post for making me an honorary member of the VFW. Gentlemen I am honored, thank you so much. Thank you for reading this article and be safe.Herbs from pg. B1

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of Florida. All of said property being in the County of Putnam, State of Florida. ing to law the property described will be sold to the highest bidder in the Meeting Room, located at 107 North Sixth Street, Palatka, Florida, on the 6th day of August, 2014, at 10:00 A.M. Dated this 17th day of June, 2014 (SEAL) TIM SMITH CLERK, CIRCUIT COURT PUTNAM COUNTY, FLORIDA By: /s/ Donna Wheeler Deputy Clerk deeds/list.html 7/2,7/9,7/16,7/23/14LEGAL NOTICE NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that USAMERIBANK REF RMC USAB LIFT the holder of the following of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Year of Issuance 2011 Description of Property: PT OF NW1/4 OR319 P1532(LOT 11 ED) SON DOROTHY A. All of said property being in the County of Putnam, State of Florida. ing to law the property described will be sold to the highest bidder in the Meeting Room, located at 107 North Sixth Street, Palatka, Florida, on the 6th day of August, 2014, at 10:00 A.M. Dated this 17th day of June, 2014 (SEAL) TIM SMITH CLERK, CIRCUIT COURT PUTNAM COUNTY, FLORIDA By: /s/ Donna Wheeler Deputy Clerk deeds/list.html 7/2,7/9,7/16,7/23/14LEGAL NOTICE NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in lows: Year of Issuance 2012 Description of Property: ST JOHNS LANDS SEC UNIT 2 MB5 P43 BLK 6 LOT 4 (MAP SHEET 39J) BERT. All of said property being in the County of Putnam, State of Florida. ing to law the property described will be sold to the highest bidder in the Meeting Room, located at 107 North Sixth Street, Palatka, Florida, on the 6th day of August, 2014, at 10:00 A.M. Dated this 17th day of June, 2014 (SEAL) TIM SMITH CLERK, CIRCUIT COURT PUTNAM COUNTY, FLORIDA By: /s/ Donna Wheeler Deputy Clerk deeds/list.html 7/2,7/9,7/16,7/23/14LEGAL NOTICE NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in lows: Year of Issuance 2012 Description of Property: ST JOHNS RIVERSIDE ESTATES PINEWOOD SEC REPLAT MB4 31/43A) KELL TERESSA. All of said property being in the County of Putnam, State of Florida. ing to law the property described will be sold to the highest bidder in the Meeting Room, located at 107 North Sixth Street, Palatka, Florida, on the 6th day of August, 2014, at 10:00 A.M. Dated this 17th day of June, 2014 (SEAL) TIM SMITH CLERK, CIRCUIT COURT PUTNAM COUNTY, FLORIDA By: /s/ Donna Wheeler Deputy Clerk deeds/list.html 7/2,7/9,7/16,7/23/14LEGAL NOTICE NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in lows: Year of Issuance 2012 Description of Property: PT OF SE 1/4 OF NW 1/4 OR 295 P 1416 Name in which assessed PALMER MARK + SANDRENE H/W. All of said property being in the County of Putnam, State of Florida. ing to law the property described will be sold to the highest bidder in the Meeting Room, located at 107 North Sixth Street, Palatka, Florida, on the 6th day of August, 2014, at 10:00 A.M. Dated this 17th day of June, 2014 (SEAL) TIM SMITH CLERK, CIRCUIT COURT PUTNAM COUNTY, FLORIDA By: /s/ Donna Wheeler Deputy Clerk deeds/list.html 7/2,7/9,7/16,7/23/14LEGAL NOTICE NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in lows: Year of Issuance 2012 Description of Property: PT OF SW1/4 OF NE1/4 OR325 P 230(LOT 23) CHMAN FRANK L + MICHELA R H/W. All of said property being in the County of Putnam, State of Florida. ing to law the property described will be sold to the highest bidder in the Meeting Room, located at 107 North Sixth Street, Palatka, Florida, on the 6th day of August, 2014, at 10:00 A.M. Dated this 17th day of June, 2014 (SEAL) TIM SMITH CLERK, CIRCUIT COURT PUTNAM COUNTY, FLORIDA By: /s/ Donna Wheeler Deputy Clerk deeds/list.html 7/2,7/9,7/16,7/23/14LEGAL NOTICE NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in lows: Year of Issuance 2012 Description of Property: PT OF PT IN BAUGHAMNS S/D BK99 OR149 P217 OR436 P43) Name in which assessed GILL LINDSAY R + BEVERLY KAE H/W. All of said property being in the County of Putnam, State of Florida. ing to law the property described will be sold to the highest bidder in the Meeting Room, located at 107 North Sixth Street, Palatka, Florida, on the 6th day of August, 2014, at 10:00 A.M. Dated this 17th day of June, 2014 (SEAL) TIM SMITH CLERK, CIRCUIT COURT PUTNAM COUNTY, FLORIDA By: /s/ Donna Wheeler Deputy Clerk deeds/list.html 7/2,7/9,7/16,7/23/14LEGAL NOTICE NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in lows: Year of Issuance 2012 Description of Property: PT OF Name in which assessed RIVERS ANGELA YVONNE. All of said property being in the County of Putnam, State of Florida. ing to law the property described will be sold to the highest bidder in the Meeting Room, located at 107 North Sixth Street, Palatka, Florida, on the 6th day of August, 2014, at 10:00 A.M. Dated this 17th day of June, 2014 (SEAL) TIM SMITH CLERK, CIRCUIT COURT PUTNAM COUNTY, FLORIDA By: /s/ Donna Wheeler Deputy Clerk deeds/list.html 7/2,7/9,7/16,7/23/14LEGAL NOTICE NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that US BANK CUST CAZ CREEK FL a tax deed to be issued thereon. of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Year of Issuance 2012 Description of Property: PT OF NE OR397 P2 OR599 PP1719 1721) LA MARTIN + CATALINA H/W. All of said property being in the County of Putnam, State of Florida. ing to law the property described will be sold to the highest bidder in the Meeting Room, located at 107 North Sixth Street, Palatka, Florida, on the 6th day of August, 2014, at 10:00 A.M. Dated this 17th day of June, 2014 (SEAL) TIM SMITH CLERK, CIRCUIT COURT PUTNAM COUNTY, FLORIDA By: /s/ Donna Wheeler Deputy Clerk deeds/list.html 7/2,7/9,7/16,7/23/14LEGAL NOTICE NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in lows: Year of Issuance 2012 Description of Property: S 22A MENT Name in which assessed PHB INC. All of said property being in the County of Putnam, State of Florida. ing to law the property described will be sold to the highest bidder in the Meeting Room, located at 107 North Sixth Street, Palatka, Florida, on the 6th day of August, 2014, at 10:00 A.M. Dated this 17th day of June, 2014 (SEAL) TIM SMITH CLERK, CIRCUIT COURT PUTNAM COUNTY, FLORIDA By: /s/ Donna Wheeler Deputy Clerk deeds/list.html 7/2,7/9,7/16,7/23/14LEGAL NOTICEIN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR PUTNAM COUNTY FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION IN RE: ESTATE OF LAURA WILSON Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of Laura Wilson, deceased, whose whose social security number is ida, Probate Division, the address of 410 St. Johns Avenue, Palatka, tives attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and mands against decedents estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file IN 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 decedents estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TION 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. The date of first publication of this notice is July 2, 2014. Personal Representative: Adam M. Kornick tative: Lee Karina Dani, Esq. Florida Bar No. 694959 Korshak & Associates, P.A. 950 S. Winter Park Drive, Ste 320 Casselberry, Florida 32707 Primary Email: LKD@korshaklaw.comSecondary Email: ikorshak@korshaklaw.com LEGAL NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, SEVENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR PUTNAM COUNTY, FLORIDA EDWARD T. POWELL, Plaintiffs, vs. JOSE GUTIERREZ & MARIE GUTIERREZ, and any unknown heirs, devisees, grantees, creditors and other unknown persons or unknown spouses claiming by, through or under any of the above named Defendants. Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE ment entered on June 25, 2014 in this cause, in the Circuit Court of Putnam County, Florida, the Clerk uated in Putnam County, Florida described as: LACHEN LAKE ESTTES, as per plat thereof recorded in Map Book GETHER WITH that certain 1994 tion is an equal opportunity provider & employer. TFN OAKWOOD GROVE APTS accepted. Central heat/ dry on site. Call Lucretia tion is an equal opportunity provider & employer. TFN FOR SALE two pieces of adjoining property approximately 200 yards from St. Johns nal. Singlewide home, two place. Recently remodeled on two lots, additional land LEGAL NOTICE NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that USAMERIBANK REF RMC USAB tax deed to be issued thereon. The ty, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Year of Issuance 2011 Description of Property: PT OF P122) Name in which assessed NORRIS MILDRED HEIRS OF C/O Thomas D Cooper. All of said property being in the County of Putnam, State of Florida. cates shall be redeemed according to law the property described in be sold to the highest bidder in the Meeting Room, located at 107 North Sixth Street, Palatka, Florida, on the 6th day of August, 2014, at 10:00 A.M. Dated this 17th day of June, 2014 (SEAL) TIM SMITH CLERK, CIRCUIT COURT PUTNAM COUNTY, FLORIDA By: /s/ Donna Wheeler Deputy Clerk deeds/list.html 7/2,7/9,7/16,7/23/14LEGAL NOTICE NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that USAMERIBANK REF RMC USAB tax deed to be issued thereon. The ty, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Year of Issuance 2011 Description of Property: PT OF Name in which assessed THONI RICHARD C C/O Howard Ullman Admin Ad Litem. ing in the County of Putnam, State DRIVERS: On Bonus! Great Pay! Consistent Freight, Great HELP WANTED portunity Employers from Accounts Representatives ceivable Payroll Clerk: do you want to be part of a zational skills. If you are interested or would like further information, please contact karyken02@ gmail.com. 7/23 HELP WANTED: utive Director needed to manage daily operations established in Putnam County for more than 20 ence preferred; vacation and holiday pay, but no BS preferred. Dependable vehicle required. Salary ministration. Send resume with cover letter to: KPB, 205 N. 2nd Street, Palatka, FL 32177, or email to: MISSING DOG day, June 15. Last seen on Sleepy Hallow Dr. in Interlachen. Please call Reward available. TFN BEACHERS LODGE CONDOS for rent @ NEW HOPE VILLAS APARTMENTS $606/month, 3BR $666/ month, 4BR $701/month. able for those who qualify. 0075. Currently running nity provider & employer. PORTUNITY TDD PHONE LAKEVIEW GROVE APTS abled or handicapped regardless of age, with or without children. 1 & 2 Bedroom Apartments. Central heat/air, blinds. al assistance may be available for those who CLASSIFIEDS Real Estate For Rent Pets Legal Notices Real Estate For Sale Your River Realty100 Georgetown Landing Rd.386-467-3345 RIVER BASS REALTY Patricia A. Boyd Broker-REALTOR WATERFRONT TAXIWAY Hanger Home in Eagles Nest1992, 2,143 sq ft w/vaulated ceilings, 3Br/2Bath, screen porch, garage & aircraft hanger. Lot slopes to Lake Estella. #584008..$499,000 2005 HOMES OF MERIT 1186 sq ft, 3BR/2Bath on 1.13 acres, mostly fenced in very peaceful and quiet area. You will love it! #658604........................$59,900 FLY-IN COMMUNITY Eagles Nest w/water view & airplane Home w/2,554 sq ft, 3Br/2Bath, gourmet style kitchen, garage & additional adjoining buildable lot. #606907.......................$595,000 Real Estate For Rent Employment B5 Adoptions ADOPTloving married couple seeks to adopt, will be hands on mom and dad. Financial security. Expenses paid. Dawn & Domenick 1(855)985-4592, Adam Sklar #0150789 Business Opportunities OWN YOUR own Medical Alert Company. Be the 1st and Only Distributor in your area! Unlimited $ return. Small investment required. Call toll free 1-844-225-1200. Education TRAIN FROM HOME MEDICAL BILLING, ACCOUNTING ASST, CUSTOMER SERVICE, NO EXPERIENCE NEEDED. HS/GED NEEDED TO APPLY Sullivan and Cogliano Training Centers. 1-800-451-0709 Educational Services AIRLINE CAREERS begin here Get FAA approved Aviation Maintenance Technician training. Housing and Fistudents. Job placement assistance. Call AIM 866314-3769 Help Wanted Want a Career Operating Heavy Equipment? Bulldozers, Backhoes, Excavators. Hands On tions Offered. National Average 18-22 Hourly! Lifetime Job Placement Eligible! 1-866-362-6497 Experienced OTR Flatbed Drivers earn 50 up to 55 cpm loaded. $1000 ers. Home most weekends. Call: 843-266-3731 / www.bulldoghiway.com EOE Real Estate NC Mountains near Lake Lure. New log cabin on 1.59 acres, huge covered porches, vaulted ceilings, addl acreage available. 828-286-1666 Spring Move-in Special! Reduced Security Deposit Amounts!!!2 Bedroom: $250!! 3 Bedroom: $275!! 4 Bedroom: $300!! Smith Thomas Court Apartments Spring Spring Move-in Move-in Spring Move-in Spring HUD WELCOME 849 Bay Lane Crescent City, FL 321122, 3 and 4 BRs Move-in Special & Rental Assist. Available and Welcome 386-698-4300 Equal Housing Provider Legal Notices Legal Notices Legal Notices Legal Notices Legal Notices Eleven Different Sizes from 5x5 to 12x20TWO LOCATIONSBehind Kangaroo on Paradise Shores Road, Crescent City(includes fenced outside storage area) and County Road 309, Fruitland386-698-2002P&FMINI WAREHOUSE STORAGE Agenda City Commission Meeting & CRA Board Meeting July 10, 20141. Invocation 2. Pledge of Allegiance 3. Approval of Minutes: City Commission Meeting & CRA Board Meeting, June 12, 2014 OLD BUSINESS None at this time NEW BUSINESS 4. Putnam County Fitness Center Dr. Donnie Harrison 5. Crescent City Evaluation and Appraisal Notica tion Letter Patrick Kennedy 6. Schedule Budget Workshop Patrick Kennedy 7. Consideration of CDBG Economic Development Grant Application Patrick Kennedy 8. Monthly Police Report Chief Robert Johnson 9. Monthly Code Enforcement Report Ofcer Bob Chayer 10. Abatement Update; 420 Florida Avenue 11. Correspondence Visitor and Citizen Communications Speaker is limited to 2 minutes. PLEASE COME FORWARD to the podium and give your name and address before addressing the Commission. Persons with disabilities requiring special accom modation in order to participate in this meeting should contact the city at 386-698-2525 at least 24 hours in advance to request such accommodation. *NOTE: ITEMS ON AGENDA ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE* Gree Double Side mobile home ID FLFLP 70A21523GH and FLFP 70B21523GH, Title #s 65616031 and 65616032 respectively located thereon and a part hereof. at public sale to the highest and best bidder at 11:00 a.m. on July 29, 2014, at the Front Steps of the Putnam County Courthouse, 410 St. Johns Avenue, Palatka, Florida. ANY LIENHOLDER CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FUNDS FROM THIS SALE, IF ANY, MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION UTES. Kevin R. Monahan, Esq. 310 St. Johns Ave. Palatka, FL 32177 Email: kevinmonahan90@yahoo.com PUBLIC NOTICEPLANNING and ZONING MEETING ning and Zoning Commission will hold a meeting on Tuesday, July 29, 2014 at 6:00 p.m. to review a at the corner of Grove Avenue and Summit Street. The meeting will be held in the Commission Room located at 3 North Summit Street, Crescent City, Florida. Persons with disabilities requiring pate in this meeting should contact 24 hours in advance to request accommodations. 7/9/2014 We print Wedding, Birth and Anniversary Announcements at No Charge.386-698-1644

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