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Putnam County Sher iffs Ofce detectives arrested and charged forty-six year-old David Shannon Hudson, of Palatka, with 20 counts of possession of child pornography following a cyber-tip to the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. During the investiga tion, detectives found Hudson paid monthly for a Dropbox account, which contained videos of child pornography. Children in the videos were believed to range in ages from infant to under twelve-years-old. None of the videos were created by Hudson. On Friday, June 29 detectives conducted a search of Hudsons 108 Sunset Lane residence and did not nd computers or recording devices. Hudson told detectives he used a cellphone to access his Dropbox account. It is reprehensible for anyone to believe that watching sexually exploited children is acceptable, Sheriff Gator DeLoach said. This is not a victimless crime. As long as there are those who choose to consume this vulgarity, all children are at risk. We will continue to be proactive in investigating, arrest ing and charging those who exploit children. Hudson was arrested and taken to the Putnam County Jail. He is held on $200,000 bond. At this time, this remains an active investigation and no other information is available. Editors Note: The preceding was a Public Information Release from the Putnam County Sheriffs Ofce. The Putnam County Courier Journal reminds our readers these are alleged crimes and individuals named in this article are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.Vulcan Materials Company (VMC) is one of the n ations largest produc ers of construction aggre gates, primarily crushed s tone, sand and grav el, and a major producer of aggregates-based c onstruction materials, including asphalt and ready-mix concrete. Their coast-to-coast footprint and strategic distribution network align with and serve the nations growth centers. VMC is committed to being a good neighbor and contributes to the commu nities in which they live and work in ways big and small. Its more than just nancial support. Vulcan Materials employees vol unteer their time, talents a nd hearts. VMC cares about communities and work hard to build meaningful relationships with in the community through i nvolvement in schools and a variety of charitable, civic and business organizations. VMC operates two locations in Putnam County, the Grandin and Keuka Sand Plants. VMC has ad opted two Putnam County Schools, Palatka High and Browning-Pearce Elemen tary Schools. V MC has contribut ed $18,877.28 to Browning-Pearce Elementary School including: $7,500 over the past three years and will continue to donate $2,500.00 an nually $600 in school supplies. $500 in coats and shoes for Browning-Pearce clothes closet. $1,044 in t-shirts. $1,366.93 for Teacher Ap preciation Day Luncheon o n Wednesday, May 9 Ca tered by Magnolia Caf. $7,866.35 for Fourth and Fifth grade students touring Grandin Sand Plant on May 7 and 11. VMC has also contrib uted $28,334 to Palatka High School including: $15,000 towards the football program over the past three years and will continue to donate $5,000 annually. $2,500 in sand for their sports elds. $2,334 in t-shirts. $8,500 for computer, audio/visual equipment and screen. For a grand total of $47,211.28 between both schools. VCM states they look forward to working with principal Ashley McCool of Browning-Pearce and J.T. Stout of Palatka High School and their staff in the years to come. On Tuesday, June 19 VMC was honored at the school board meeting for the continuous involve ment with the schools. Inside Church...................A5 Community............A3 Faces & Places......B1 Crossword.............B3 Opinion..................A2Public Notices.......B4-5Way Back When....A4 LPN Bridge Program Lane and Road Closures YOUR ADDRESS HERE!For home delivery via the USPS Subscribe TodayOnly $24 a Year! Call 386-698-1644 The Deaconess Ministry of Friendship Baptist Church on 286 Smiley Store Road in Crescent City, will celebrate its 47th Anniversary on Sunday, July 15 at 3 p.m. Rev. Ostine Moore, Pastor and the Little Bethel Missionary Baptist Church family will be the guest church in charge of the service. Family, friends, and the community are invited to join. The LPN Bridge program at St. Johns River State College gives students a jump start on earning their Associate in Science degree in Nursing by awarding 10 college credit hours toward the degree. Upon completion of the program, graduates are eligible to apply for the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN). Applications will be accepted through Monday, July 16. Nursing core courses begin in August. Admission requirements and prerequisites apply. Nursing core courses will be offered on the St. Augustine campus with selected clinical experiences in health care facilities within and around the tri-county service area of SJR State. The A.S. Degree in Nursing program is approved by the Florida Board of Nursing and is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN). Visit the website at html to apply or for more information, call 386-312-4176. The following is a list of road and lane closures that may impact trafc through Friday, July 13. State Road 19 from State Road 100 to State Road 20: Nighttime lane clo sures Monday through Friday from 8 p.m. to 6:30 a.m. for concrete work related to the resurfacing project. U.S. 17 Memorial Bridge: Daytime lane closures Wednesday from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. for routine bridge maintenance. text Come watch the Incredibles on Friday, July 13 at 7 p.m. following crafts at 6 p.m. at the Riverview East Community center off of CR 309. Hamburgers and hot dogs are the main course. The event is sponsored by the Georgetown United Methodist Church. 47th Anniversary Movie and Crafts NightPhotos by Mike Jones The rain stayed away long enough for the City of Palatkas annual reworks display celebrating the Fourth of July. Hundreds of area residents were on hand to enjoy the festivities. Both sides of Palatkas Memorial bridge were full of parked cars and the riverfront was alive with music and Independence Day celebrations.Special to theCourier Journal Putnam Countys Favorite Weekly Community Newspaper Breakspots Still OpenScout ReportTroop 975 gets down and mulchy. Page A4 Serving Satsuma Pomona Park Lake Como Crescent City Seville Pierson Welaka Fruitland Georgetown East Palatka Palatka Interlachen Melrose San Mateo since 1898 namcountycourierjournal Your local libraries will serve as BreakSpots, also known as feeding locations, providing nutritious meals at no cost to children 18 and under during the week until Friday, July 27. Check the serving time for your local Breakspot: Headquarters Palatka Library from 12 to 12:45 p.m. Monday through Friday at 601 College Road, Palatka. Bostwick Public Library from 12:15 to 1 p.m. Tuesday through Friday at 125 Tillman St. Building #2, next to the community center in Bostwick. Crescent City Public Library from 1 to 1:45 p.m. Tuesday through Friday at 610 North Summit Street, next to the Womans Club in Crescent City. Interlachen Public Library from 12 to 12:45 p.m. at 133 North County Road 315, across from the high school in Interlachen. Melrose Public Library from 12 to 12:45 p.m. Tuesday through Friday at 312 Wynnwood Avenue behind the Post Ofce in Melrose. Trinity Episcopal Church beside Library at 204 SR 26 in Melrose from 12 to 12:45 p.m. on Mondays only. (2 sections) Crescent City, FL 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 Putnam CountyWhats Going On?Who is this guy? And what is he holding?Page A3 Booming Riverfront City of Palatkas Fourth of July Riverfront CelebrationAnimal ARKLearn more about the local Animal Rescue Konsortium.Page B1 Photo special to the Courier Journal Forty-six year-old David Shannon Hudson, of Palatka, (photo left) was arrested and charged with twenty counts of possession of child pornography by the Putnam County Sheriffs Department. Local Company Recognized for ContributionsSpecial to theCourier Journal Twenty Counts of Child Pornography in the community through Photo special to the Courier Journal The Putnam County School Board recently recognized Vulcan Materials Company for contributions to Palatka High and Browning-Pierce Elementary Schools. Troop 975 gets mulchy. Crescent City, FL Whats Going On? Crescent City, FL Movie and Crafts Night Movie and Crafts Night Movie and Crafts Night Movie and Crafts Night Movie and Crafts Night Movie and Crafts Night Movie and Crafts Night Learn more about the local Animal Rescue Learn more about the local Animal Rescue


Butch was always one to try to show everyone up. There was never an end to what he would brag that he could do. Thats why what he claimed that day didnt surprise us. I watched a man walk a tightrope last night on tv, Butch said. Yeah. He was really good, Buster, Butchs brother, said. Well, I could walk a tightrope just as well if I wanted to, Butch said. Bet you couldnt, Buster replied. If we had one, Id show you, Butch replied. Well, we dont have any rope like that, I said. But maybe I can get a board and put it on its edge. We were building on our barn, so we had lots of boards. I found one that was two inches thick, ten inches wide, and about twenty feet long. We stood it on its edge, and Buster held one end, and I held the other. Butch stepped up on it. He had only taken one step when he fell off. I knew you couldnt do it, Buster said. Thats because theres no real motivation to stay on, Butch said. This is no challenge. The guy on tv last night walked high above the ground. He had motivation to stay on to not get hurt. Thats true, Buster said. If you fall off, youll only fall ten inches. Big deal. If we tried to set it up high off of the ground, my dad would kill me, I said. I know, Buster replied. Lets set it up over the manure pit. That would give Butch motivation to not fall off. Butch agreed that it would be motivation, and I felt it wouldnt be too dangerous. So Buster walked his end around the manure pit. Buster and I set the board up, and Butch was just about ready to step onto it when Buster stopped him. Wait a minute, Buster said. The guy on tv last night was carrying a girl on his shoulders. If you feel you can do as well, you should carry something. We looked around and couldnt think of anything, and then Butch spied the piglets. They were each about twenty pounds. How about I carry a piglet? Butch asked. They dont weigh near as much as a girl, Buster said. How about two piglets? Butch replied. We all agreed that would be a reasonable feat. So we caught two piglets. They were squealing and squirming as Butch tucked one under each arm. He was now ready for the challenge. With Buster and me holding the ends of the board tight against the ground above the manure pit, Butch stepped out onto it. He wobbled, but regained his balance and took a step. He wobbled a bit more than the first time, but regained his balance. As he started to take the next step, one piglet started to squeal and wiggle harder. This upset the other one, and it did the same. Butch tried to take a step, but with the wiggling piglets, he was wobbling so much he knew he wouldnt make it. Realizing he was in trouble, he must have decided he could run across the board. He took a few quick steps, but this just took him to the deepest part of the pit. He was wobbling a little more on each step, and then he missed the board altogether. But he was leaning so far forward trying to run, that he didnt drop straight down into the manure that would have come to about his waist. Instead, he face-planted with one piglet still under each arm. The squealing piglets wriggled free and swam to the edge. Butch came up sputtering. Buster called out. Hey Butch, I bet youre glad we put the board over the manure pit so you had a soft landing and werent hurt. I think I would have rather been hurt. Government Watch A2 City of Crescent CityCity Commission Meeting July 12, 6 p.m.Planning & Zoning Meeting, August 14, 6 p.m.City Hall, 3 North Summit Street. Meets 2nd Thurs of the month. 386-698-2525 Town Council of WelakaTown Council Meeting, August 14, 6:00 p.m.Zoning Board Meeting, Tuesday, August 14, 5:30 p.m.Town Hall, Fourth Ave. Meets 2nd Tues of the month. 386-467-9800. www.Welaka-FL.govTown Council of Pomona ParkTown Council Meeting, August 14, 6 p.m.Town Hall Council Chambers 1775 US Hwy 17 386-649-4902 www.PomonaPark.comPutnam County Board of County CommissionersJuly 24, 9 a.m. Regular MeetingMeets second and fourth Tuesday in the Commission chambers, 2509 Crill Ave, Suite 100, Palatka. 386-329-0205. County School Board July 17, 3:30 p.m. Regular MeetingMeets the first and third Tuesday in the School Board Meeting Room, 200 Reid Street, Palatka. 386-3290545. OPINION A Lake Street Publishing Company Newspaper POSTMASTER: Send Address Change To Putnam County Courier Journal 320 N. Summit Street Crescent City, FL 32112USPS No. 451-140 2018 Lake Street Publishing Co. Published Every Wednesday by Lake Street Publishing Company, Inc. Periodicals Postage Paid at Crescent City, Florida.All Emails: Juliette Laurie Editor / Publisher Mike Jones General Manager / Ad Sales Laura Berardi Production Assistant Beth Carter Staff WriterG.A. Teske Staff Writer If you would like to write for the Courier Journal, please give us a call or send an email. One Year Florida Subscription $24 (incl. tax)One Year Out-Of-State $28 Office Hours: 9 am to 5 pm Monday through FridayAdvertising and Legal Deadline: 5 pm Friday Classified Deadline: 10 am Monday Editorial Deadline: Noon FridayPhone: 386-698-1644 Fax: 386-698-1994 Putnam County On line: From Me to YouJuliette Laurie Editor/Publisher 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.Yacht Club Thanks National Pet Fire Safety Day National Pet Fire Safety Day is observed annually on July 15. Just like fire drills, pets need consideration when preparing for unexpected fire emergencies. Taking preventable measures now can both save your home and your pet. Many times our pets can cause a fire if we dont take the proper steps. Pet Fire Safety Tips Extinguish open flames. Pets are curious and certainly not cautious. Wagging tails haphazardly knock over candles. Curious kitties will paw at sizzling grease, quickly sending a kitchen up in flames. Remove knobs from the stove. When not in use, they will not accidentally get turned on. Consider flameless candles for ambiance and backup lighting in the event of a power outage. Replace glass water bowls with metal or plastic. Outside on wooden decks, they can heat up and actually start a fire. Have leashes and collars stored near the entrance of your home. When away, have your pets in the main living area for easy rescue. Secure young pets when away from home. This can help avoid fire hazards. Pet kennels or in a pet-proofed room are options. Fire alert window clings help firefighters identifying the room your pets are located and identify the number of pets in the home. Add one to the window of the room you keep your pets when you are away. Keep it updated with the number of pets who reside with you and your current phone number. Have a plan when you are home. Know which family members will be responsible for each pet. The Putnam County Courier Journal welcomes your letters to the Editor. Letters should be brief and legibly written. To be published, letters must include the writers signature, printed name, phone number, and hometown. We will NOT print any letters without this information. Address letters to: Editor 320 N. Summit St., Crescent City, FL 32112 or FAX to 386-698-1994, or E-mail to Letters to the Editor A Sense of BalanceDaris Howard Did that Come From?Aid and Abet Aid and abet is a common enough expression but, whilst aid is wellknown, what does abet mean ex actly? The word derives from the French abeter to hound, which itself derives from the Norse beita to cause to bite. The phrase aid and abet was coined in the late 18th century, by which time the term abet had lost its original cause to bite meaning. An early example of its use dates from 1798, when George Washing ton included it in a letter, first published in Writings, 1893. He didnt appear to have any b etter opinion of the French than that of the US administration con cerning the Gallic reluctance to aid and abet the war in Iraq: My mind is not a little agitated by the outrageous conduct of France towards the United States, and at the inimitable conduct of its partisans, who aid and abet their measures. Bear baiting, or as it was first called bear abetting, was a popular en tertainment in England between the 16th and 19th centuries. It took place in pits in bear gardens, in which tethered bears were torn to pieces by trained bulldogs. Such pits were commonplace and some still ex ist, although they are of course no longer in use. This sport wasnt viewed with the distaste we now have for animal cruelty Queen Elizabeth I con doned the practice by attending baitings, one of which resulted in 13 dead bears. The Elizabethan writer Robert Laneham described the scene: It was a sport very pleasant to see, to see the bear, with his pink eyes, tear ing after his en emies approach... and when he was loose to shake his ears twice or thrice with the blood and the slaver hanging about his physiog nomy. So, if you plan to help someone, aid them by all means, but no bit ing please. F rom the Phase Finder: http:// uk/. Did that Did that Did that Come Come Come Come From? From? From? From? Dear Editor: The Crescent City Yacht Club extends its thanks to the sponsors of our sixth annual Red, White, and Boom Fireworks. CenterState Bank Producers ACE Hardware City of Crescent City Lee and Cheryl Dayton WESNOFSKE Farms Brett and Christine Peterson Richard and Cheryl Brooks Peninsular NAPA Auto Parts Pierson Auto Parts P&F Mini Storage 3 Bananas Johnson Sod New Beginnings Hair Salon Uncle Joes Trading Post John Browning Bette Chayer Sunshine Trophies and Awards Sheppards garage Barbara Fisher Robert Chayer, Fireworks Committee Crescent City Putnam County You Have a ChoiceLegal AdvertisingIN PUTNAM COUNTY PUTNAM COUNTYCJ A burn ban is now in effect for all of Putnam County, and will remain in effect indefinitely. There is a $12,500.00 reward for any information leading to the arrest and conviction of an arsonist(s) in any area of the County. Open burning, except outdoor grills used in preparing food, and commercial land clearing where on-site inspection and approval has been granted by the Florida Division of Forestry are prohibited. It must be determined that there will be sufficient fire suppression equipment and personnel on-site before the Division of Forestry will grant approval. The use or discharge of fireworks, combustible compounds, flares, lawn debris and trash burning will be considered in violation of the ban. The violation of this order is a seconddegree misdemeanor punishable by a fine of up to $500.00 for each offense and by a term of imprisonment of up to 60 days in jail for each offense. Any person violating the burn ban shall, in addition to the penalties described above, reimburse the County for all costs and expenses incurred as a result of such violation, including without limitation, response and suppression costs. Any information concerning suspicious activity in the area of a brush fire in Putnam County is encouraged to call Putnam County Sheriffs Office at 386329-0800 or you may call CRIMESTOPPERS at 1-888-277-8477. ) Church......................A5 Community...............A3 County Lines............B2 Crossword/Sudoku..B4 Faces & Places.......B1 Opinion....................A2 Our Life....................A4 Public Notices.........B5In This Issue: Putnam County Saturday, April 21, 2012 from 7:30 10 a.m. at the Welaka National Fish Hatchery, 726 Hwy 309, Welaka, FL 32139. Free for all kids ages 5-15. Registration 7:30 a.m. Fishing at 8 a.m. Prizes at 10 a.m. Lots of great prizes, 2 ponds open, Bass, Bream, Cat sh. Bring your own Bait. Al Fish are keepers. One Line per Child allowed in the Water. Small Fry Tent Open for the Under 5 yrs Old Crowd!Lane and Road ClosuresThe following lane and road closures will be in effect until April 20: State Road 19: Daytime lane closures for southbound traf c from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Thursday from St. Johns Avenue to Crill Avenue (State Road 20) for ditch cleaning. US 17: Daytime lane closures from the Volusia County line to State Road 100 West Monday through Thursday while crews repaint the roadway markings, excluding the construction zones in Crescent City and in East Palatka. US 17: Daytime lane closures from 8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Monday through Friday from Laurel Lane to Junction Road while crews install irrigation lines in the medians. US 17: Nighttime lane closures from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. Monday through Friday from State Road 207 to the Memorial Bridge for asphalt removal and paving. Also, possible daytime lane closures for concrete delivery for driveway, curb and sidewalk reconstruction.Master Gardeners Plant Sale Chamber After HoursGuest Speaker and Field Trip17TH ANNUAL KIDS FISHING RODEOThe Annual Plant Sale by the Master Gardeners of Putnam County takes place on April 21, 2012 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Putnam County Extension Ofce, 111 Yelvington Rd., East Palatka in the auditorium. Each year the Master Gardeners offer plants, trees, seeds, garden needs and treasures at the plant sale. Master Gardeners will be on duty to answer gardening questions. Soil samples may be submitted for free ph testing, which will take 7-10 days. Baked goods will also be for sale to hungry guests and Master Gardeners. All proceeds made from this sale are returned to the community through the many projects the Master Gardeners are involved in, such as; school gardens, summer day camps, gardening classes, ph soil testing, demonstration gardens, home visits, community gardens, and more. Please stop by on April 21 and take home plants and other items provided by the Master Gardeners. The Putnam County Chamber of Commerce will be holding their monthly Business After Hours on Thursday, April 19, 2012 from 5:30 p.m. 7:30 p.m. at the First Coast Technical College, 102 Port Road next to Newcastle Shipyards in the Barge Port. Putnam County Environmental Council will meet at the Palatka Library, located at CR 20 and College Road, this Thursday, April 19 at 7 p.m. The guest speaker will be the award-winning bird and nature photographer, Bill Chitty, of Florahome, The public is invited to this program, and refreshments will be served. Then on Saturday April 21 PCEC will follow up this program by taking a eld trip to the Welaka Fish Hatchery. Participants will meet at 9:30 A.M. at the Beecher Spring Unit of the Hatchery, which is located 3.3 miles south of the only traf c light in Welaka on CR 309. This is the time of year when newly hatched sh are released into the ponds, and a multitude of birds y in for feeding. This makes for great photographs. Bring your camera, or just come for bird watching. Afterward, those interested can enjoy a Dutch treat lunch at Shrimp-R-Us in Welaka. Any questions, contact Carol at 386-4672231 or Free Tax Prep Assistance at Seville Community Resource Center is now available through April 15 on the following days: Tuesdays from 4-7 p.m. and Saturdays from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Free Tax Assistance Bass Fishing TournamentThe 16th Annual Save Rodman Reservoir open boat bass tournament will be held on April 21. Launching will be from Kenwood Landing. The tournament ends at 3 p.m. with the weigh-in. Entry per boat is $100 with a 70 percent payback to the top 15 percent of the eld. Breakfast and dinner will be served as well as coffee, cold drinks, and donuts. River City Tournaments is in charge of conducting the tournament. For more information call Ed Taylor at 386329-0205.Pinwheels For PreventionThe Small Business Development Center at UNF (SBDC at UNF), the states principal source for small business assistance in North Florida, is pleased to announce that Cheryl Lynch has been hired as a Business Analyst. Lynch will provide confidential consulting and training to small business owners at the new SBDC office in Putnam County. Lynch brings extensive experience to the position. Over the past 20 years she has played an instrumental part in several start-up ventures, where she implemented all financial and operational systems in companies that ranged from real estate, to online retail, to the entertainment industry. One company grew to over $100 million in assets and employed 150 individuals in three states. Lynch has served a multitude of clients on long-term and shortterm consulting engagements, initiating systems, procedures and in some cases turnaround, of both U.S. and foreign organizations. Lynch also holds a Bachelors Degree in Finance. We are so pleased to have Cheryl Lynch join the SBDC. She has a tremendous amount of experience in owning and growing a business which will be an asset to our clients in Putnam County, said Janice Donaldson, Regional Director of the SBDC at UNF. In her new role at the SBDC at UNF, Lynch will work one on one with clients who are interested in starting or who already own a small business. She will work primarily out of the SBDC office at the Putnam County Chamber of Commerce located at 1100 Reid Street in Palatka. The office was officially open on March 28. Businesses who are interested in setting up a time to meet with Lynch can call 386.328.3293. The new SBDC office in Putnam County is made possible through support from the U.S. Small Business Administration, the University of North Florida, the Putnam County Chamber of Commerce, Board of County Commissioners, City of Palatka, and the Putnam County Development Authority. Since 1976, the Small Business Development Center at the University of North Florida has helped over 35,000 small businesses in an 18-county area. The SBDC at UNF provides potential and existing business owners with confidential consulting and training in all aspects of business management and growth. Experienced consultants help business owners develop strategies to increase sales, create jobs and improve profitability. For additional information, contact: Stephanie Royal at (904) 6202428 or sroyal@unf. edu.Small Business Gets Big Help in PutnamDont Get Burned by Burn BanLimited Time Only! $15 can x your cat or kitten. Angle Paws Animal Friends, Inc., through a program with Jacksonville No More Homeless Pets is offering this spay/neuter. Includes a ea treatment. Call 467-3028 for details.Free Feline Spay or NeuterMovies in the Park, Sponsored by TD Bank. On Saturday April 21 at 8 P.M. Happy Feet Two will be shown. Light concessions will be available. This event is also sponsored by Biggs Funeral Home, Crescent Termite and Florida Power and Light. For more information call City Hall at 386-698-2525.Movies In The Park In order to raise awareness that April is Child Abuse Prevention Month, the GFWC Crescent City Womans Club has join other clubs and Cities in the Pinwheel for Prevention campaign. As part of the campaign, the GFWC Crescent City Womans Club has planted a Pinwheel Garden in front of the club. Pinwheels are a symbol of a happy, carefree childhood and the belief that all children deserve to be raised in healthy communities, free from abuse and neglect. Right from the start to make sure child abuse and neglect never occur. getting it right for kids early on is less costly than trying to fix problems after things have gone wrong. Doesnt every child deserve this opportunity? Everyone has a role to play in preventing child abuse and supporting families. You can get involved by purchasing one of the pinwheels which will be placed in the garden for $3 or purchasing a pinwheel lapel pin $5. To purchase either please stop by Expressions at 332 Central Ave. or call 386-698-1040.The City Commission of the City of Crescent City met Thursday, April 12 in regular session. Among the items on the agenda was the third reading of a proposed charter amendment concerning term limits for commissioners and mayor/ commissioner, which passed unanimously, and which will appear on the November ballot; a presentation by the citys auditor, Ron Moats, of the citys financial status, which he said was very good; a resolution addressing compensation for intersection control beacons; a review of the proposed resurfacing and reorientation of the city hall parking lot, necessitated by changes to US 17, and providing for entrance from Florida Avenue; the reconfiguration of the first block of west Lemon Avenue to a one-way street, due to safety considerations brought about by the reconfiguration of US 17. All of these issues were resolved by unanimous vote. The Commission also heard project change requests for work being done under the current CBDG housing grant. The students of the month were Jordan Williams from Middleton Burney; Lizbeth Gonzalez and Brooke Batchelor from Miller Intermediate. Crescent City Commission


Quite a mix of stuff for you this month, but before I get into it, I must first make a correction and offer an apology. The photo of the handsome fellow in the blue shirt swinging a pickleball racket in my last column, should have been identi fied as John Garrett, not Her nan Enriquez; but you gotta admit, they do look a lot alike. Sorry, guys. I first heard about Help ing Hands of Welaka when the W elaka Womans Club put out a flier to their members asking for help gathering enough school supplies to fill backpacks for 105 kids in Welaka, Fruitland, and Georgetown What caught my interest was that this effort is a local group doing something to help local kids. So I talk ed to one of the ladies in the W omans Club who was helping to collect the school supplies and cash donations, and she put me in touch with a lady named Harriet VanSlyke. I learned that Harriet, along with just three other ladies, Teryl Mims, Cyn thia Washington, and Patricia McCoy, are truly trying to help some local kids have what they need to start back to school, but to make life a little better for anyone in our com munity who might just need a temporary help ing hand. This local group pr ovides free meals a couple times a month at the Pavilion right next to the W elaka Town Hall; they take snack boxes around to senior citizens; and they hold yard sales sev eral times a year to raise money to help families who experience a variety of personal bereavements. And they always help with the Welaka Christmas Pa rade activities. These four ladies work hard all year, not just at the holidays, and Harri et says they do it out of love. Just love. But all the love in the world doesnt pay the bills. So, if you would like to help your neighbors right here at home, consider making a donation to this worthy cause by writing a check to Harriet VanSlyke, with the notation for Helping Hands of Welaka, and mail it to PO Box 592, Welaka, FL 32193. If you would like more informa tion on other ways you might help, call Harriet at 631-764-2308. The other evening at Trivia, a lady asked me to include something here asking people to be espe cially vigilant and to watch for wildlife near our roadways. She was specifically r eferring to 309, where for some reason, the Sandhill Cranes and their young have been grazing unusu ally close to the side of the road. And as we all know these silly creatures rare ly look in either direction before stepping onto the pavement and sometimes take forever to decide if they really want to cross. She said that she had recently seen a small fawn right at the very edge of the road, so close to the traffic going by that had it gotten up and stumbled, it could have fallen right in front of a vehicle with disastrous results. Just last evening, I had to wait a minute or so while six or so turkey hens and their young waddled across, hoping nobody came fly ing up and rammed me from behind. And the turtles are also on the move, seems like wer e seeing more of them on the roads recently than in past years. So please, keep an eye out for all these guys. Connies request remind ed me of an ugly experience I had recently that still makes my blood boil. I was driving on Geor ge town Denver on my way to Crescent City, a big white pickup right behind me. I suddenly spied a tur tle just ahead and about two feet inside my lane. With the guy in the pickup right up on my bumper, and the roadside very nar row, I couldnt stop immediately, so I swerved out to miss her thinking to turn around as soon as I could to go back and help her across. But as I glanced back, I saw the jerk in the truck deliber ately run right over her! We were the only two vehicles around so he could have avoided hitting her as easily as I did, but he made absolutely no ef fort to do so, just ran right over her! I was so mad and so up set that I wanted to stop and go back and confront him but you know what? I didnt. And you know why? I was actually afraid to. I am no longer a spring chicken, and in this day and age, on a lonely coun try road with nobody else in sight, and of course no cell phone service, yes, I was afraid to stop and do what I know in my heart would have been the right thing. And I keep think ing I might at least have pulled over and maybe gotten his tag number, or something, but I didnt, and I dont know who I ended up being angrier with myself or that guy! So anyway, as the lady asked me to ask you, please watch out for our furry, feathered, scaly, or hard-shelled friends and try to avoid them if you possibly can! They need all the help they can get just to survive. Shaking off that bad memory, and on to happi er things. Well, if you didnt get a chance to check out the new Artisans Market in Welaka last month, mark your calendars now for what looks like becom ing something special. Shrimps R Us & Mor e is hosting this event every second and fourth Sun day from 3 to 6 p.m. under their covered pavilion out back. Artisan vendors so far have included: ORBY so lar garden art; DoTerra Natural products for the home and pets; Lories handmade jewelry; Mo ford Farms Baked Goods; Cathleens Baked Goods; Blue Oak Botanicals; BB baked goods; Monikas Re-purposed Wood Art; Sousans Fine Jewelry; Heart to Hand Pottery; Judis Handcrafted Greet ing Cards; Jim McGregor, author; Maxwells American Indian jewelry; and Mirabelles face painting & balloon art. Plus, there is live music, and of course food and beverages avail able inside and at the tiki bar Interested vendors please contact Jana Mc Nally at 352-217-2873 for an application. Almost everyone who lives or visits over on this side of the tracks knows Delores Dee Craft, ei ther as a friend or through the many contributions she has made to the com munity either personal ly, through her business, Dees House of Beauty, or working with the Welaka Womans Club, an orga nization near and dear to her heart. Dees is a closeknit family, always there for each other, especially through the rough patch es. But as with most families, even when they live near each other life gets so busy and time goes by so quickly, that they just dont seem to find the time to see each other, except maybe when they want or need something. So, when Dees husband, Frankie, passed away recently, her brother David, the baby of the family, said he wanted them to make it a point to get together at least once a month to talk and just catch up with each other. And what better way than to get together than over food. Dee told me that at their most recent get together at Renegades they must have been there for two hours or more before and after their meal laugh ing and talking and just enjoying each other. She said, It is such a joy to have this plus in my life, and it gives us all something to look forward to. Just staying in touch and strengthening fami ly bonds, sounds good to me. Sam and Elaine Carr two well-known folks in our area, have been get ting in some time with the grandkids, including a trip to Daphne, Alabama, with daughter Kelly Carrs two kids, Marshall and Lorelei Carr Pilger. They went to visit Sams sis ter Sylvia Walding, who is recovering from surgery. Sam said that the kids, were her best medicine. And of course, proud dad Sam couldnt help but do a little of bragging about his daughter, Dr. Martha Kelly Carr, and the recent publication of her book, The Rhetorical Invention of Diversity. Ill have more Granny and Grampy Cam stuff next time, lots of kids vis iting and grandparents traveling, so watch for it. Not much to brag about in local fishing news, but well-known personal trainer and avid fisher man Troy Henry and his uncle, Corey Williams recently shared a short, but fun fishing trip to the Keys. A Fathers Day pres ent to Corey, the trip included a two-night stay in Marathon and a day of fishing on the charter boat Running Gun. Fish ing at about 260 feet, the pair caught a mixed bag of yellow tail, mangrove snapper, strawberry grou per, and some nice yellow jack. A3 COMMUNITY Linda The Write Side of the Tracks We Cater To CowardsFULL SERVICE GENERAL DENTISTRY 325-8081 American Dental Center of Palatka American Dental Center of Palatka American Dental Center of Palatka 317 N. Summit St., 386-698-1313Crescent City Flower Bring the sunshine inside with a arrangement Lori Baxter and the band jammin at the Welaka Artesans Market. Cathleens Organically Grown Veggies & Baked Goods. Barbara Martin with her Heart to Hand Pottery. Helping Hands of Welaka needs your help! r fnt rf bbb t bbbtt t Mirabelle doing face painting and balloon art. Sam Carr with his lovely granddaughter, Dr. Martha Kelly Carr. R to L: Pam Smith (Davids anc); Dee Clark (stand ing); brother David Perkins; brother Larry Perkins; Larrys son, Carl Perkins; and Dees sister-in-law, Liz Perkins. Jana McNally, organizer of the new Welaka Artesans Market with some of her handmade ORBYS Solar Garden Art. Troy Henry with one of the yellow jacks he and his Uncle Corey caught. Have a Property Have a Property Have a Property You Need to Sell? You Need to Sell? You Need to Sell? We Have Buyers! We Have Buyers! We Have Buyers! Dont Miss Out on this Hot Market! Agents are on Duty to Assist You! Ben Bates, Inc. 330 N. Summit Street, Crescent City, FL


Way Back When... OUR TO WN 25 years agoJuly 16, 1967 160,000 Gallons of Sewage Flows into Lake An estimated 160,000 gallons of raw sewage was pumped into Crescent Lake when an air lock developed in a sewage line between the lift station and the city treatment plant. 50 years ago Years Ago...July 16, 1943 Half of Bus Drivers Taken in Armed Service in a Year Despite the fact that the vocation is considered essential, over half of the bus drivers in the country were taken in the armed forces over the previous year. One Florida bus line advertised for woman drivers and others companies may have to follow.75 years ago 10 years ago 5 years agoJuly 17, 2013 Spill Cleaned Up SWS Environmental Services cleaned up a diesel spill by a T.G. Lee truck that overturned in Satsuma a month prior and blocked traffic. The cleanup was completed in an afternoon and caused no traffic delays. July 16, 2008 New Names for Two Town Parks The two recently refurbished parks referred to as Water Plant Park and North Park got official names. Water Plant Park was named Margary Neal Nelson Sunrise Park and North Park became Harry Banks Community Park. Compiled from the Crescent City News, Crescent City Journal, Crescent City Courier Journal, Putnam County Courier Journal and other local news sources. July 14, 1993 Greens Western Auto Opens Brewster Green, who lived in Crescent City from 1987, had his grand opening for Western Auto in Crescent City. Western Auto is a subsidiary of Sears. 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 Dr. Walker Curing All Your Automotive NeedsOn-going efforts to preserve Mt. Royal and make it accessible to the public are chronicled in an article from the Courier Journal of July 7, 1982. Part of that article ap pears below. Development will open Mt. Royal to public In the case of the Mount Royal Indian Mound, development doesnt mean de struction. The countys recent approval of a proposal to develop part of the site wont mean that highrise condominiums will tower over what was once a T imucua temple complex. Or that the prehistoric temple mound will be leveled to support a shopping center parking lot. What the develop ment will mean is that thousands of local residents who have never had the chance to see the mound, which has been listed in the National Register of Historic Places, will nally have a chance to enjoy it rsthand. Its all part of a plan by Dr. C. Paul Wilcox, the latest in a long line of the prehistoric sites owners, to share his gem with the pub lic. In building the 24acre subdivision near the mound, every effort will be taken to pr eserve the scenic beauty that has remained intact since the Timucua Indians worshipped there thousands of years ago. The towering oaks that once looked down upon the Indi an ceremonies will continue their timeless vigil, this time overlooking the stately homes designed to enhance the landscape. Power lines will run under ground to help preserve the natural look of the area. And of course, the Indian mound will re mainin a restored state. Were only talking about 25 acres out of a total of 254 that comprise Mount Roy al, Dr. Wilcox said of the section that has been earmarked for development. They estimated that the developments nearest point to the prehistoric mound will be about 1,000 feet. In addition, Dr. Wil cox noted that the mound itselfone of the lar gest in the statehas been undergoing a facelift in r ecent years, compliments of the Northeast Florida Anthropological Society. The development, along with the efforts of the society, is part of recent efforts to convert the prehistor ic site into a spectacular sight that can be enjoyed by everyone. 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They brought in a whole bunch of bags of mulch and put it in the parking lot. Then we decided that we would put it around the owerbeds all around the church. There are a lot of owerbeds and shrub beds at the church but we worked fast! We hauled bags and opened them and poured the mulch around the owers and shrubs. I used a rake, but I noticed one of the leaders could really haul mulch and work fast. She had gloves on and was spread ing the mulch with h er hands even fast er than I could do it with a rake. I asked her if she wanted a rake but she s aid, No,thanks. Ive done this for so many years that I work faster with my hands to spread the mulch and I get it right where I want it. Of course! They have a landscape business so she re ally has done a lot of this kind of work! It was fun working together. One of the scout leaders asked me how I felt about doing the project and I replied that it made me feel good to help. Then I was asked, why? I had to think a minute and then I said, its be cause I dont want someone out there doing it all by himself. If we all work together then we get more done and we get it done faster so it helps everyone. We do lots of different things for s couts. If you want to be involved, please come to scouts on Wednes day nights at 6 p.m. for boys age 11-18 and the second and fourth Wednesday afternoons at 4:30 p.m. for the boys age 8-10. We meet at the Church of Je sus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Hope to see you there! You can also go to www. for more information. Troop 957 Gets Down and Mulchy rf Quitting tobacco isn't easy. Finding help should be. Tobacco Free Florida QUIT YOUR WAY GROUP QUITIs the in-person option of Tobacco Free Florida Quit Your Way services.FREE Programs cover all forms of tobacco. 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PALM COAST Shirley Y. Baggett Shirley Yelverton Baggett, 82, of Palm Coast, passed away on Wednesday, July 4, 2018 at her home following a long illness. Shirley was born in Longview, Texas to Gertrude Y. and William Con rad Yelverton. She was raised in Hastings and graduated from Hastings High School in 1953. After marrying John W. Baggett March 4, 1958, they resided in Palatka where she was a member of Peniel Baptist Church and helped Peniel Baptist Academy as a teacher of the two year olds until 1980. She and John were members of the over 50s dance Club and Putnam Bowling League. In 1998 they moved to Bris tol, Tennessee where she was involved with the Bris tol White Sox Minor League, Seniors Bowling Association and was a member of the First Free-Will Baptist Church of Bristol and the First Free Will Seniors Group. Shirley was a devoted and loving wife, loving moth er, grandmother and friend. Those who were blessed to know her loved her. She will be missed by all. She was preceded in death by her husband of 60 years, John W. Baggett, her moth er, Gertrude Sample and s tep-father, Milton Sample, her father, William C. Yelver ton, a sister, Mary Nell Hall, her mother -in-law, Mae Gray Baggett, a special sister-inlaw, Margaret Fulgham, niec es, Evelyn Kitayahma and Janice Sapp and nephews, Kit Kitayahma and Braxton Fulgham. Shirley is survived by her daughters, Lori Porter of Palm Coast and Lynn Bow ers of Bristol, Tennessee, grandchildr en, Ryan Porter of Jacksonville, Brianne Mar tin of Deland, Jayme Por ter of Palm Coast and Callie Rogers of Bristol, T ennessee, great-grandkids, Leah E. Do lin and Paisley Dolin, special sister -in-law, JoAnn Baggett of St. Augustine, Bryan Por ter of Palatka and numerous nieces, nephews, gr eat-nieces and great-nephews. Shirley was returned to Bristol, Virginia to be laid to rest next to her husband John, with graveside services held at 3 p.m. Sunday, July 8, 2018 at Eastern Heights Presbyterian Church Cem etery in Bristol, Tennessee under the dir ection of Blevins Funeral Home, Bristol, Vir ginia. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations be sent to the Stuart F. Meyer Hospice House, 150 Memo rial Medical Parkway, Palm Coast, FL 32164. Memories and condolenc es may be expressed to the family at Shirleys Book of Memories page at www.john Local arrangements wer e entrusted to Johnson-Over turf Funeral Home in Palatka. PALATKA Robert W. Stumpe Robert W illiam Stumpe, 72, of Palatka passed away unexpect edly on Wednes day, July 4, 2018 at Putnam Com munity Medical Center in Palatka. Bor n in St. Augustine, Rob ert was a lifelong resident of Palatka. He was a 1964 grad uate of Palatka Senior High School. He had worked with the State Road Department for 41 years as a surveyor and later as an inspector before retiring in 2006. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, and trav eling and was a member of Hillcr est Baptist Church. He loved his family. He was preceded in death by his parents, Charles and Dorothy Stumpe; a sister, Vir ginia Stumpe; parents-in-law, C.R. and Effie Sheffield; and a sister-in-law, Janet Rea. Surviving are his wife of 49 years, Nancy Sheffield Stumpe of Palatka; two sons and daughter-in-law, Charles William and Amanda Stumpe of Bostwick, and Robert Wayne Stumpe of Palatka; a sister and brother-in-law, Gail and Jimmy Clark of Palatka; and four grandchil dren, Justin Stumpe, Will Stumpe, Jarr ett Stumpe and David Stumpe. The family received friends at Masters Funeral Home in Palatka on Saturday, July 7 from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Fu neral services were held at 3 p.m. Sunday, July 8 at the fu neral home with Pastor Willie McKinnon of ficiating. Burial followed in Palatka Memorial Gardens. Memorial gifts may be sent to American Heart Associ ation, 7272 Greenville Ave, Dallas TX 75231 (donatenow. or National Kidney Foundation, 30 East 33rd St., New York, NY 10016 (kidney. org/donation). Friends may sign the online guestbook at www.themastersfuneral Masters Funeral Home of Palatka was in charge of ar rangements. POMONA PARK Clayton A. Mellen Clayton A. Mellen, 92, passed away at his home Wednesday evening, July 4. Mr. Mellen was born in Port Huron, Michigan and worked as a checker at Bethlehem Steel for more than 35 years. He came to the Pomona Park area in 1979 from Joppa town, Maryland. He was an accomplished woodworker and made china cabinets, ce dar chests and a china hutch for several family members. He loved to go sur f fishing over at Matanzas Inlet. He was preceded in death by his wife, Madeline and son, Gary. He is survived by his sons, Glen (Michelle) Mellen of DeLand, Mark (Cheryl) Mel len and Michael (Honor) Mellen all of Pomona Park and a daughter Suanne (James) Weller of Crescent City; twelve Grandchildren and fourteen great-grandchildren. The family welcomed guests at the funeral home at 9 a.m. on Monday, July 9, 2018 for visitation and viewing fol lowed by graveside services at 10 a.m. in Eden Cemetery. Those wishing to sign Mr. Mellens online guest book or leave remembrances or mes sages of condolence may do so at Arrangements wer e under the care of Clayton Frank & Biggs Funeral Home in Cres cent City. LAKE COMO Verna M. Griffey V erna Mae Griffey, 87, of Lake Como, for merly or Ragland, W est Virginia, went home to be with the Lord on July 3, 2018 at her home. She was born December 3, 1930 at Ragland, West Virginia, the daughter of the late Wil liam Thomas and Nancy Jane Duty Ferrell. In addition to her parents, she was preced ed in death by her husband; L.J. Grif fey who passed away in 1998, two grandchildren; Heather Totten and Rebecca Freeman, brothers; Sidney and Carew and sister; Sarah Rose Ferrell. Verna was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. She was often referred to as the glue that has kept the family together. She enjoyed fishing, quilting and garden ing. She was a member of the College Road Chur ch of Christ and was also a long time member of the Ragland Chur ch of Christ. Those left behind to cher ish her memories include her sons; William Bill and wife Judy Griffey and Mark and wife Tina Griffey both of Crescent City, daughters; Ima Jean and husband Lar ry Scarberry of Jacksonville, Karen Totten of Lenore and Tabitha Griffey of Lake Como, brothers; Charles Ferrell of Massillon, Ohio, Tommy Fer rell of Crescent City, Chandis Ferrell of Beach City, Ohio, and John B. Ferr ell of Massillon, Ohio, sisters; Su sie Magyar of Sardis, Ohio, and Ocie Steele of Massil lon, Ohio. She also leaves behind 14 grandchildr en, 29 great-grandchildren and one great great-grandchild. Funeral services were held Sunday, July 8 at 1 p.m. at the Chafin Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Jared Belcher officiating. Burial fol lowed in the Duty Cemetery at Ragland, W est Virginia. Visitation was at the funer al home chapel on Saturday evening fr om 6-9 p.m. with services starting at 7 p.m.. Online condolences can be made a ChafinFuneralHome. Com. Local arrangements were under the direction of John son-Overturf Funeral Home in Palatka. HOLLISTER D. Nick Weaver Doyle Nick Weaver, 81, of Hollister passed away peacefully at his home on Mon day, July 3, 2018. Nick was born at 3601 Weaver Road in Palatka on September 3, 1936 and had lived most of his life in Hollister. He loved the country and planting his garden. Many peas were planted and picked there. One of his biggest loves was cast net fishing off of the Matanzas Inlet bridge. He loved to catch and fry up those good mullet fish. Later in his life he enjoyed sitting on his stool watching old T.V. shows. Nick retired in 1999 after 42 years at Georgia Pacific. Most of his car eer was in central main tenance as a pipefitter. He always enjoyed working and made lots of working buddies over the years. He was preceded in death by his parents, Helen and J.C. Weaver; his son, J.C. Weaver; brothers, Joe Weaver, Melvin Weaver, and Lamar Weaver; and sister, Christine Sweat. Surviving are his children, Cindy (Richard) Bullock, Donna (Keven) Bond, Doyle (Bobbi Jean) Weaver; and Dustin (Christiana) Weav er; seven grandchildren, Andy Duck, Nicole Collette, Alan Best, Matthew Johns, Jodi W eaver, Amber Keene, and Jocelyn Weaver; eight great-grandchildren; a broth er, Tony Weaver; two sisters, Neva Knowles and Nor ma Thompson; the mothers of his children, Violet Leland and Vernecia Weaver; and special friend, Zendall Green. Calling hours were held at 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, July 5 at Masters Funeral Home in Palatka. Funeral Services were held at 10 a.m. Friday, July 6 at the funeral home with burial following in Hol lister Sweetwater Cemetery beside his beloved son, J.C. Messages of encourage ment or sympathy may be expressed in his online guestbook at www.themastersfu Masters Funeral Home of Palatka was in charge of ar rangements. INTERLACHEN Shayn T. Wright Shayn T Wright, 23, of Interlachen passed away un expectedly Friday, June 29, 2018 in Interlachen. Shayn was born at Putnam Community Medical Center in Palatka and had been a lifelong resident of Putnam County. He had worked at Montco Research Products in Hollister and had done small engine repairs. He enjoyed mud bogging, fishing and the outdoors. Preceding him in death were his daddy, Marty Ellis and a sister, Brittany Wright. Surviving are his mother, Kaiu Epperson of Satsuma; his father, Thomas Wright of Interlachen; a sister, Marti na Ellis and fianc, Michael W ells of Satsuma; a son, Shayn Thomas Wright, Jr. of Interlachen; a daughter, Lil lian Elaina Kalei Wright of Interlachen; a step-son, Lu cas Grantham of Interlachen; maternal grandmother and spouse, P.A. and Carl Wil lis of Interlachen; maternal g randfather, Jerry Epper son of Interlachen; paternal grandparents, Harry and Le verne Wright of Interlachen; brother-in-law, Steven Mus grove, Sr. of Interlachen; the mother of his children, Tri cia Gore of Interlachen; two nieces, Chloie Musgrove of Interlachen and Kaleina Wells of Satsuma; a nephew, Steven Musgrove, Jr. of Interlachen; and numerous extended fam ily members. Memorial services will be at a later date. Memorial gifts may be sent to Shayns gofundme account at https://www.gofundme. com/shayn-thomas-wright. Friends may sign the online register at www.themasters Masters Funeral Home of Palatka was in charge of ar rangements. CRESCENT CITY Robert A. Heinze Robert Arthur Heinze, 70, p assed away at Lakewood Nursing Center early Wednes day morning, June 27, 2018. Mr. Heinze was born in Denville, New Jersey, and served his country with the US Navy. He was a self em ployed plumber. He was an avid sport sailor and member of the Twits Ashore, Twits Afloat sailing group on the Chesapeake Bay. He was a loving uncle to his nieces and nephews as well as to his great nieces. He was preceded in death by his twin brother and two sisters. He is survived by his broth er, Steve Heinze of ElCampo, Texas and a sister, Ardeth Rosengarten of South Car olina. Following Mr Heinzes wish es, his body will be cremated without services. Arrangements were un der the direction of Clayton Frank & Biggs Funeral Home in Crescent City. PALATKA Catherine B. Burton Catherine Burch Burton, 84, of Palatka, passed from this life on Saturday, June 23, 2018 at Kindred Hospital North Florida in Green Cove Springs. Born the third child of eight in Dodge County (Eastman) Georgia, Catherine grew up in Pomona Park and graduated from Central Acad emy High School in Palatka. Catherine had lived in Miami where she worked over 20 years as a care-giver with the United Way. She was also a member of the Kingdom Hall of Jehovahs Witness in Palatka. Those left to cherish Cath erines memory are her children, Kirkland Burton of East Orange, New Jersery, Bever ly Burton of South Orange, New Jersery and Reginald Burton of Cleveland, Ohio, a granddaughter, Destiny Bur ton, her sisters and brothers, Mildra Burch Jackson, Aar on Burch, Edna Cleo Burch Mimiage and Stephen Burch. Services were held at 1 p.m. Sunday, July 8, 2018 at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovahs Witness in Palatka with buri al following at Evergreen Cemetery in Crescent City. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations can be sent to a favorite char ity. Arrangements wer e entrust ed to Johnson-Overturf Funeral Home in Palatka. INTERLACHEN Thomas E. Guay Thomas Edwar d Guay, 70, of Interlachen passed away Tues day, June 19, 2018 at Baptist Medical Center South in Jacksonville following an ex tended illness. Thomas was born in Au gusta, Maine and had lived in Interlachen for 38 years, coming from Dresden, Maine. He was a welder and pipe fitter and had worked in the construction industry. He was a 40-year member of Local Union #234, Plumbers and Pipefitters in Jacksonville (originally Local Union #217, Plumbers and Steamfitters in Portland, Maine) and had been a charter member of United Bikers of Maine. He was also the founder and first CEO of Maine Journeymen, Inc., a charitable organiza tion which awards scholarships for future mechanical engineers. He was an airplane pilot and his hobbies includ ed flying, hunting, and motorcycle riding. He was pr eceded in death by his wife, Christine Guay; parents, Robert and Marjorie Guay; two daughters, Brandy Guay and Erin Guay; and a brother, Robert Guay. He is survived by a son, Christopher Guay of Interlachen. Memorial Services were held at 2 p.m. Thursday, July 5, 2018 at Masters Funeral Home in Palatka. Inurnment will be at a later date in Eliam Cemetery in Melrose. Memorial gifts may be sent to Maine Journeymen, Inc., c/o John Napolitano, 86 Wal -nut Hill Rd., North Yarmouth, ME 04097. Messages of encourage ment or sympathy may be expr essed in his online guest book at www.themastersfu Masters Funeral Home of Palatka was in charge of ar rangements. EAST PALATKA Phyllis B. Lynes Phyllis B. L ynes, resident of East Palatka, passed away peacefully at her home on Thursday morning in the lov ing care of her husband, Richard (Rick) Lynes. Phyllis was a loving and faith ful wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She enjoyed her friends and fam ily tremendously and was always cooking and baking for her grands and gr eat-grands to whom of which she was known as Gammie. She is survived by her hus band of 41 years, Richard L ynes, sons, Malcolm Fabre, Willie Fabre, daughter, Tra cy Fabre-Long; grandsons, Jess Fabr e, Malcolm Fabre, Jr., Jamie Fabre, Dawson Kel ly; granddaughters, Jessica Zegar elli, Alissa Kelly, Hunt er Kelly, Harmony Kelly; Riley Merree (Fabre) and four gr eat-grandchildren. Services celebrating Phyl liss life were held at 2 p.m. Satur day, July 7, 2018 at Johnson-Overturf Chapel in Palatka with Bro. Ricky Bybee officiating. The family received friends Saturday from 1 p.m. until the time of services at 2 p.m. Memories and condolences may be expressed to the fam ily at Phylliss Book of Memories page at www.johnsonovertur Arrangements were entrusted to Johnson-Overturf Funeral Home in Palatka. CHURCH Crescent City First Baptist Church of Crescent City ......386-698-1578 101 S. Summit St.Episcopal Church of the Holy Comforter ... 386-698-1983 Howe Memorial United Methodist Church .... First Presbyterian Church ......................... St. John the Baptist Catholic Church ....... Georgetown Georgetown United Methodist Church ..... 386-467-8855 1448 CR 309 Pomona Park First Baptist Church of Pomona Park ....... Word of Faith Bible Church ....................... 386-698-4643 Welaka Welaka United Methodist Church ............. Satsuma Hope Lutheran Church ............................... 386-649-0631 a.m. Karl N. Flagg Serenity Memorial Chapel Serving your Family with Dignity & Respect Serving All Faiths 2400 Madison Street Palatka, Florida 32177 Rev. Karl N. Flagg Karla N. Flagg-Wright LaShonda T. Simmons Church Happenings Mt. Tabor First Baptist Church South Putnam CampusPalatka Mt. Tabor First Baptist Church Main Campus Clayton Frank & Biggs Funeral Home386-698-1621 Clayton Frank & Biggs Funeral Home386-698-1621 Johnson-Overturf Funeral Home386-325-4521 South Putnam Church............................386-698-1054 Got Hope? Obituaries Nueva vida Iglesia de Dios Johnson-Overturf Funeral Home386-325-4521 Johnson-Overturf Funeral Home386-325-4521 Its time for VBS 2018! This years theme is Game On. Mt. Tabor First Baptist Church cordially invites everyone in the community to come out and join them as they continue to study and learn about Jesus in their 2018 VBS. VBS will be held on both campuses with different dates. Mt. Tabor First Baptist Church joined together with New Saint Paul Church of God in Christ, Seville, has teamed up together to host this years community VBS. Mt. Tabor First Baptist ChurchCrescent City on 608 Randolph Street in Crescent City from Monday, July 9 to Friday, July 13 from 6 p.m. 8:30 p.m. Mt. Tabor First Baptist ChurchPalatka on 4909 St. John Avenue in Palatka from Monday, July 16 to Friday, July 20 from 6 p.m. 8:30 p.m. Masters Funeral Home Palatka386-325-4564 New Life Church of God Masters Funeral Home Palatka386-325-4564 Masters Funeral Home Palatka386-325-4564 A5 Masters Funeral Home Palatka386-325-4564 Johnson-Overturf Funeral Home386-325-4521


St. Johns River State College has received $1.38 million dollars as part of Governor Scotts Florida Job Growth Grant pro gram to add advanced manufacturing train ing to the Colleges list of offerings. Designed to train students to be part of the next generation of engineering technicians, the new SJR State programs will include an Associate in Science program as well as college credit certificate programs in mecha tronics and robotics as well as non-degree training for produc tion technicians. According to the Florida Chamber Foun dation By The Numbers, Manufacturing continues to be a leader in helping Florida diversify its economy and create new jobs. Floridas manufacturing has grown 3.4 percent over the last year. And in the last four years, Floridas manufacturing has continued to grow at a rate more than three times higher than the nation overall. With this in mind, SJR State President Joe Pickens is grateful for the role that SJR State gets to play in preparing students for new jobs in this field. St. Johns River State College appreciates the funding received from the Governors Florida Job Growth Grant program and is honored to be one of the recipients, said Pickens. The grant will support the es tablishment of a new Engineering-Ad vanced Manufactur ing program that was designed in partnership with our regional businesses to help meet their demand for a trained and skilled workforce to support the production and automation needed in todays advanced manufacturing envi ronments. This initiative demonstrates our strategic commitment to build sustainable, high skilled/high wage opportunities for the citizens and businesses of Northeast Florida, further diversifying our local and state economy. The Associate in Science in Engineering T echnology will pre pare students for employment in advanced manufacturing as process and production technicians, industrial machinery mechanics, quality assurance technicians, programmable logic control technicians and operators, and industrial engineering techni cians. The core classes of the engineering technology program align with the national Manufacturing Skill Standards Council (MSSC) Production Technician Certifica tion. T he mechatronics certificate program is part of the Engineering Technology de gree program and the Advanced Manufac turing specialization d esigned to prepare students for positions in industrial engineering, maintenance and technology. T he mechatronics certificate program, part of the Engineering Technology degree program and the Advanced Manufactur ing specialization, is d esigned to prepare students for employment in the areas of industrial engineer ing, maintenance and technology or provides supplemental training for persons previously or currently employed in these occupations. The content includes instruction in ad vanced manufactur ing equipment maintenance techniques, operation of various industrial compo nents, tools and instrumentation, quality and control test ing, material handling protocols, robotics applications, hydraulics and pneumatics. Upon completion of this program, the student will be able to install, maintain and troubleshoot auto mated environments, general robot systems and simulators. Vice President for Workforce Develop ment Anna Lebesch stated that this grant and the partnerships with the local manufacturing community are an exciting opportunity for the youth and citizens of our region to train in a growing and diverse industry. Core classes and non-degree boot camps will begin this fall and will be taught on SJR States Palatka campus. Expansion of course and program offerings is planned for the Clay County campus in 2019. For more information, contact or call 386-312-4259.The Fourth of July is a wonderful time to honor our veterans and in this spirit Community Hospice and Palliative Care visited Lakewood Nursing Center in Crescent City. On Tuesday, July 3 a group of employees and volunteers from the hospice group gave pins and certificates to veterans residing in the center. Veterans Larry Rowe and Bill Miller from VFW Post 10177 presented the honored veterans with their pins and saluted each one. Community Hospice and Palliative Care, based out of Jacksonville, began services in Putnam County last October when they received a Certificate of Need for Putnam because the area is under served. If You would like more information about Community Hospice and Palliative Care you can visit their website at or call 866-253-6681. Iron Man from page A1 Lakewood Pinning Ceremony Honors VeteransLaura BerardiStaff Writer A6 Special to the Courier Journal Putnam Health and Fitness Center Join the Class! Join the Class! Join the Class! Located at 213 Perry Street Pomona Park, 32181 (Bldg #2) For more information call 386-649-8784 The SilverSneakers Fitness Program is an innovative health, exercise, and wellness program helping older adults live healthy, active lifestyles. Come to one of the classes at the Putnam Health and PHFC has their own Healthways Advisor, June Dryburg, who is also the Operational Manager. June will explain every part of becoming a member. She can check with your insurance and let you know if you qualify for a free membership. Pomona Park, 32181 (Bldg #2) member. She can check with your insurance and let you know if you qualify for a free membership. member. She can check with your insurance and let you know if you member. She can check with your insurance and let you know if you qualify for a free membership. You may You may You may qualify for qualify for qualify for a a a FREE FREE FREE Membership! Membership! Membership! The Best Place To Learn Whats Goin On! To Subscribe, Call 698-1644 OR Mail or Bring This Form to:Name _____________________________________________________ Mailing Address ____________________________________________ City ____________________________State ________Zip___________ Telephone _________________________________________________ I READ THE Putnam County 320 City Commission Meeting Thursday, July 12, 2018 City Hall 6:00 p.m. 1. Pledge of Allegiance 2. Approval of Minutes: City Commission Meeting of June 14, 2018 New Business 3. Resolution 18-06: Announcing 2018 Election 10. Code Enforcement Report 11. City Commission Comments and Questions Visitor and Citizen Communication Workshop Item Management 7/11/18 SJR State Expands Programs into Engineering


You probably have at least one box of baking soda in your home right now. If your e like many Americans, you might have a box in your pantry for baking, one in your refrigerator to absorb odors and another under your kitchen sink to use for cleaning. What you might not have considered is that baking soda can be used for health purposes, too, so you might want to stash another box in your medicine cabinet. What Exactly Is Baking Soda? Its 100 percent sodium bicarbonate, which can be used as a leavening agent in baked goods. When mixed with an acid, baking soda reacts, making bubbles and giving off carbon dioxide gas, which causes dough to rise. Anecdotal reports throughout history suggest that many civiliza tions used forms of baking soda when making bread and other foods that required rising. In its natural form, baking soda is known as nahcolite, which is part of the natural mineral natron. Na tron, which contains large amounts of sodium bicarbonate, has been used since ancient times. And no, you dont need to get aluminum-free bak ing soda (you are confusing that with baking powder), as baking soda is already aluminum free. For instance, the Egyptians used na tron as a soap for cleansing purposes. However, it wasnt until 1846 that Dr. Austin Church and John Dwight began to manufacture and sell the compound we know as baking soda today. By the 1860s, bak ing soda was featured in published cook books but was still primarily known as a cooking additive. By the 1920s, however, its versatility was expanded on and by the 1930s it was widely advertised as a proven medical agent. 11 Ways to Use Baking Soda for Your Health You can purchase a box of baking soda for under $1, making it one of the least expensive home reme dies to keep on hand. In addition to using it for minor accidents and injuries, baking soda can become a part of your regular hygiene routine. 1. Natural Deodorant If you want to avoid the parabens and aluminum found in many deodorants and antiperspirants, try a pinch of baking soda mixed with water instead. This simple paste makes an effective and simple natural deodorant. You can also simply brush some dry baking soda under your arms. 2. Insect Bites and Poison Ivy Apply a paste made of baking soda and water to insect bites to help relieve itching. You can also try rubbing the dry powder onto your skin. This is also effective for itchy rashes and poison ivy. Baking soda helps to relieve minor skin irritation and itching by neutralizing toxins and irritants on your skins surface. 3. Heartburn, Indi gestion, and Ulcer Pain Most over-the-counter antacids contain some form of bicarbonate. Baking soda works by immediately neutralizing stomach acid, helping to re lieve heartburn, indigestion and even ulcer pain. I have personally recommended this to many, including family members, and have been surprised how remarkably effective it is. Dosing is typical ly teaspoon fully dissolved in a half a glass of water, taken every two hours (do not take more than seven teaspoons in 24 hours, or three teaspoons if youre over 60). This should only be used as an occasional (not chronic) treatment, however, and be careful not to consume excessive amounts, which can cause serious elec trolyte and acid/base imbalances. 4. Foot Soak and Exfoliator Add three table spoons of baking soda to a tub of warm water for an invigorating foot soak. You can scrub your feet with a baking soda paste for additional exfoliation. A paste made from three parts of baking soda combined with one part water can be used as an exfoliator for your face and body, too. Its natural, inexpensive and gentle enough to use every day. 5. Relaxing Soak Baking soda and apple cider make a wonderful spa-like bath for soaking. It also cleans the tub and the drain, as a bonus! 6. Hand Cleanser Mix three parts baking soda with one part of water to make a natural hand cleanser that will scrub away dirt and neutralize odors. 7. Splinter removal Add a tablespoon of baking soda to a small glass of water, and then soak the affected area twice a day. Many splinters will come out on their own after a couple of days using this treatment. 8. Sunburn Remedy Add cup of baking soda to lukewarm bathwater, then soak in the tub for natural relief. When you get out, let your skin air dry, rather than toweling off the excess baking soda, for extra r elief. You can also add a mixture of baking soda and water to a cool compress and apply it to the sunburn directly. 9. Enhanced Sports Performance Distance runners have long engaged in a practice known as soda doping -or taking baking soda capsules -before races to enhance performance, a measure thats thought to work similarly to carbohydrate loading. Its also been shown to improve speed among swimmers. While I dont suggest you try this at home, its another example of baking soda benefits. Researchers noted: Essentially, sodium bicarbonate is an alkali substance that increases the pH of the blood. This seems to reduce and off set the acidity pro duced in the muscles during intense, an aerobic exercise that produces lactic acid most quickly, such as fast running or swimming. 10. Tooth and Gum Paste Baking soda has a mild abrasive action that helps to remove plaque and polish, clean, and deodor ize your teeth. One r eview of data from five controlled clini cal studies found that toothpaste containing baking soda enhanced plaque removal effectiveness of tooth brushing to a significantly greater extent than brush ing with a non-baking soda toothpaste. Baking soda also has antibacterial activity and has been found to kill Streptococcus mutans bacteria a significant contribu tor to tooth decay. For an incredibly effective tooth and gum paste, use a mixture of six parts of baking soda to one part of sea salt. Place them in a blender and mix for 30 seconds, then place in a container to use. Wet the tip of your index finger and place a small amount of the salt and soda mixture on your gums. Starting with the upper outside gums and then the inside of the upper, followed by the lower outside of the gums then the lower inside, rub the mixture onto your teeth and gums. Spit out the excess. After 15 minutes rinse your mouth. This mixture is incredibly effective at killing bacteria. You need to exert some caution in this area though as many believe baking soda can be too abrasive on your enamel, and Dr. Curatola believes that killing the oral microbiome may be highly counterproductive. 11. Teeth whitener For a natural way to whiten your teeth, crush one ripe strawberry and mix it with 1/2 teaspoon of baking soda. Spread the mixture onto your teeth and leave on for five minutes. Then brush your teeth and rinse. This meth od should be used no more than once a week, as excessive use could potential ly damage your tooth enamel.Animal Rescue Konsortium, or ARK Animal Rescue of Central Florida, is a local animal rescue service that promotes fostering and adoption of many types of ani mals, including dogs, cats, puppies, kittens, birds, parrots, rabbits, pot bellied pigs and the occasional ferret and other pets. They work with local people and agencies to place the animals they have into great homes. Weve been in the area for ten years and in Crescent City since 2011, Ginny Oakwood, who is in charge of the cen ter, said. We take in surrenders or strays and have also been working with Putnam County Animal Control to help adopt out some of their animals. We have a no kill policy and are working with Animal Contr ol to help them do the same. Of course, if youre interested in adopting a pet, there is a screening process everyone must com plete. She also is a member of the Putnam County Animal Advisory Committee. Oakwood, who has always had a passion for animals, recent ly rescued a female black lab mix and received a surprise a few days later. Shes an absolutely great dog, Oakwood said, and she gave birth to nine beautiful puppies that will be ready for adoption around August first. Besides these lab mix puppies, ARK also has many other animals ready for current a doption. These in clude four kittens and four adult dogs. Weve been pretty busy with adoptions from January to May, Oakwood said. Weve adopted out thirty-two dogs, sixteen cats, one rabbit, one pig, and one ferret. A couple of Animal Rescue Konsortiums adoptive parents posted about their experiences on ARKs Facebook page. We recently adopted our rescue from Ark, Nanci Nolte Ferri said. We loved how these folks were so caring and truly inspired by helping rescues find forever homes. I [found my rescue] foster pup, Buck, [at ARK], Amber Verner said. Hes been such a joy... In addition to rescues and adoptions, ARK also operates a kennel and a thrift store at their current location of 1952 U.S. Highway 17 south. The address is between Pomona Park and Crescent City. The site includes three acres of land with exercise areas, boarding facilities and they also offer obedience classes. Our animals ar e spayed and neutered, Oakwood said. They also have heartworm protection and have been groomed. Of course, these services are offered for other pets at our facility, also. According to ARKs Facebook page, they are always open and available to take in animals who are in need. If youd like to check out some photos of the animals theyve adopted out or still need homes, or to simply get more information about the Animal Rescue Konsortium, visit their facebook page: https:// arkrescuecf/, or you can check out what animals are available for adoption or fostering on their website: www.arkanimalres You can also contact Ginny Oak wood through email:, or call her at: 352895-2695. G.A. Teske, author of four fantasy nov els and an upcoming young adult historical fiction novel: available at the Courier Journal office. Find out more at www.dunnscreek Email: and on Facebook: Dunns Creek Fantasy Productions, LLC. Rii I Skye.Animal Rescue Konsortium July 11, 2018 COURIER JOURNAL Section B Dr. MercolaNatural Health News Eleven Uses for a Common Household Item G.A. Teske Staff Writer & FACES PLACES


Meet on Friday, July 27 for the Full Moon Paddle. The sun sets at 8:22. Meet at 7:30 p.m. at the southern end of Dunns Creek Bridge for a lovely paddle around Rat and Polly Islands. Be sure to bring a life preserver, a whistle and a light. LifeSouth Community Blood Centers is excited to announce their second annual Back-to-School Backpack Giveaway in Putnam County on Friday, August 3 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 6003 Crill Avenue in Palatka! The rst 500 kids will receive a backpack lled with school supplies. In order to receive a backpack, children must be accompanied by a parent. St. Johns Salon will be handing out free haircut coupons and Azalea Health will be distributing oral care products. There will be food provided by Pizza Hut, Woodys BBQ of Palatka, and Nikos Pizza. Thinking about using your Putnam property as a vacation rental? The ABCs of Putnam County Tourist Development Tax Collecting and Reporting. Get your questions answered by the Putnam County Tax Collector Tourist Development Tax Team at this informative session on Wednesday, August 8 from 9-10 a.m. at 321 St. Johns Ave. in Palatka. The St. Johns River Bartram Frolic will be held on September 28-30. The St. Johns River Bartram Frolic is organized by the Bartram Trail in Putnam County Committee, the City of Palatka, and Putnam County. The festival day will be Saturday, September 29. They invite nature-based tourists and youth to the riverfront to learn about and celebrate our National Heritage River and the Bartram National Recreation Trail. Education and recreation are the preeminent activities. For more information visit Join the Palatka Social Club every Tuesday for a dance with live music from 6-10 p.m. at the Shrine Club located on 116 Yelvington Road in East Palatka. For more information call Jerry at 386-6846217. Conversations with Mayor Joe Svingala Would you like to talk to the Mayor? Share ideas? Complaints? Anything you would like to chat about, he will be at Town Hall (Council Room Door) the Sat urday after the second Tuesday Council meetings T his will be a monthly event and you can have a one-on-one with Mayor Svingala. Do not hesitate to bring any of your concerns to him for a one-on-one! The Georgetown Fire Departments AllYou-Can-Eat Breakfast is on the second Saturday of every month from 7-11 a.m. The cost is $5. Their All-You-Can-Eat Spaghetti i s on the fourth Saturday of every month from 4-7 p.m. the cost is also $5. Line dancing is on Tuesdays at the Pomona Park Community Center. Classes will be from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. with instructors Cindy Smith and Linda Armstrong. Summer classes will be strictly ultra beginner. Call Linda Armstrong at 386-649-5025 for more information or on Facebook at /pomonaparklinedancingwithlindaarmstrong. Live at the Larimer is every fourth Fri day o f the month at the historic Larimer Art Center located at 216 Reid Street in Palatka. Live at the Larimer features music groups and solo artists, followed by an o pen mike. There is coffee and light refreshments for guests. The doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the shows begin at 7 p.m. Tickets are $7 at the door. For more information call 386328-8998. Members of the Palatka Art League showcase their arts and crafts at a monthly art show and sale the Historic Tilghman House on the third Friday of every month. Refreshments are served. For more info, visit 1st & 3rd Mon. 7p.m. 318 Osceola St, Palatka 386-325-5295 PUTNAM COUNTY SHRINE CLUB Fri. 14 oz Top Sirloin, Baked potato, & salad $15 Yelvington Rd, East Palatka 386-325-8020 PUTNAM COUNTY TEA PARTY Tues. 7 p.m.Interlachen Li brary 2nd & 4th Mon. 6:30 p.m. American Legion off Crill Ave. SCHOOL ADVISORY COUNCIL 1st Tues. 2 p.m. CCJSHS, Media Center 386-698-1629 WE LA KA DU PLICATE BR ID GE Friday, 10 a.m. Welaka Womans Club 386-467-8472 Lessons Available SOUTH PUTNAM WOMANS CLUB 3rd Mon. 6:30 p.m. Culver Room Crescent City Public Library 386-698-3556 ST. JOHN CATHOLIC CHURCH CARD PARTY 3rd Thurs. 10 p.m. $4 Lunch Hwy 20 Interlachen SUNDAY DINNER 1st & 2nd Sun. 11:30 a.m. Bass Capital Shrine Club 386-467-3102 THE HEART OF PUTNAM COALITION 3rd Thurs. 11 a.m. Palatka Christian Service Center 820 Reid St Palatka 386-328-0984 US COAST GU ARD AUXILIARY MEETIN G 3rd Thurs. 7 p.m. Men & Women needed to assist w/ homeland security & boating safety VFW Meeting Hall SR 100 & Palm Ave Palatka 684-6543 US VETERANS POST 104 Mon. One Pot Meal Tues. 6 p.m. Kitchen opens 7 p.m. Dart League Wed. All Day Free Pool Thurs. 5 p.m. Kitchen opens 6 p.m. Bingo State Rd 19 Palatka 386-328-9133 VFW POST 3349 Mon. & Wed. 10 am 1 pm Selling Sandwiches Tue. 6 p.m. Bingo Wed. 1 p.m. Veterans Rd Tbl 2nd Fri. 6 p.m. Steak Night 3201 Reid St, Palatka 386-328-2863 INTERLACHEN BABE RUTH LEA G UE MEETIN GS 3rd Thurs. 7 p.m. Lions Club Interlachen BEE KEEPERS OF PUTNAM COUNTY 3rd Tues. 5:30 p.m. Putnam County Ag Center East Palatka Contact Mickie 684-0902 / 904-692-4238 Beekeepersofputnamcounty. org CRESCENT CITY YACHT CLUB At 3 Bananas 11 S Lake St, Crescent City 2nd Fri. 7 p.m. SOUTH PUTNAM ANIMAL NETWOR KFirst Tuesday Meeting location: Crescent City Government Building (rear entrance/parking) P.O. Box 425, Crescent City Time: 6pm 386-463-2077 501CRIVER PARK NEIGHBORHOOD WATCHMeets 2nd Tuesday at 9:30 a.m. at River Park Civic Center on 309, Fruitlandstruggling with drug addiction get them the help they need. Call for a free brochure on the signs of addiction for all drugs. Narconon also offers free screenings and referrals. 800-431-1754 or Narconon can help you take steps to overcome addiction in your family. Call today for free screenings or referrals 1-800-431-1754. Meetings:Mon. and Wed at 7 p.m. at Grace Fellowship in Palatka & Friday at 7 p.m. at the Church of the Holy Comforter in Crescent City.ASSISTANCE FOR FLORIDA SERVICES Tues. 10 a.m. Trinity Episcopal Church 204 State Rd 26 Melrose 24 Hr. Hot-line 352-475-2177 CELEBRATE RECOVERY at. 7:15 p.m. Dunns Creek Baptist Church 386-328-8650PALS(People Adjusting to Limited Sight) PALS is no longer holding meetings. LEE CONLEE HOUSE Victim Advocate available in Crescent City by appointment. To schedule an appointment please call 386-546-7675 24 hr hotline 386-325-3141 or 1-800-500-1119 QUIVANNO PROBIOTICS WOR KS HOP 3rd Mon. 5:30 p.m. Monahan Chiropractic Medical Clinic 905 St. Johns Ave, Palatka SENIOR FRIENDS CENTERMon. 11 a.m. Yoga Tues. 1 3 p.m. Bingo Wed. 12-3 p.m. Card Games Fri. 1 3 p.m. Bingo 3rd Thursday Covered Dinner First Friday Fun Day 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Butler Bldg Conf. Room Putnam Community Medical Center 611 Zeagler Dr Palatka 386-328-3986STRO KE S URVIVORS OF PALAT KA Mon. & Fri. Mornings Free Exercise Classes Roger 386-916-9530 TAI CHI CLASS Tues. 6 p.m. Georgetown Community Center 386-467-7204 THE EDGAR JOHNSON SENIOR CENTER Tues. 10 a.m. Seniors vs Crime Wed .1:30 p.m. Cane Fu Les sons Wed. 12:30 Paint Class $7 mo. Call 386-329-0469 TOPS FLORIDA #435 Welaka Tues. 9 a.m. First Baptist Church of Welaka C. R. 309 -386-467-8935 VIOLENCE INTERVENTION & PREVENTION PRO GR AM Putnam County Health Department 2 801 Kennedy St, Palatka 386-326-3200 24 Hour Helping for Sexual Violence/Abuse 386-983-1358 tial A LADIES AROUND THE LA K E MEETIN G 1st & 3rd Tues. 10 a.m. Crafts & Covered Dish Lunch Georges Lake Community Center 114 Saratoga St, Florahome AMERICAN LE GION POST 45 Sat. All you can eat breakfast 8 am 11 a.m. Cost is $7, Palatka AMERICAN LE GION POST 293 Sun. 5:30 p.m. Bingo 1st Mon. 6:30 p.m. Dinner Meeting 3rd Mon. 6:30 p.m. Bring dish or $2 Wed. 11 a.m. 12:30 p.m. Lunch Wed. 12:30 p.m. Bingo 4th Sat. 6:30 pm Aux. Scholar ship Dinner Interlachen 386-684-2188 AZALEA CITYCOMMUNITY THRIFT SHOP Tues. & Thurs. 9 a.m. 12 p.m. Corner Lemon and Main. behind Howe Methodist Church Crescent City S.A.F.E. of Putnam County Adoptions by Appointment Only 112 Normal St. Hollister 904-325-0196 or 904-460-0556 S.A.F.E. of Putnam County Thrift Store 819 S Moody Road Palatka Mon 12-5 p.m. Tues-Th 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat 9 a.m.-5 p.m. MT. CARMEL COMMUNITY RESOURCE CENTER INC. Mon. 10 a.m. 2 p.m. 400 East Oak St, Palatka 386-937-2447 / 916-9556 PALAT KA CHRISTIAN SERVICE CENTERMon. Fri. 9 a.m. 1:30 p.m. 2600 Peters St. Palatka 386-328-0984SECOND TIME AROUND SHOPTues. 12-4, Thurs. 8-12 Community United Methodist Church 126 Highlands Ave, Lake ComoSOUTH PUTNAM CHRISTIAN SERVICE CENTERTues. & Thurs. 10 a.m. 1:30 p.m. 219 N. Summit St.Crescent City 386698-1944THRIFT STOREMon. & Thurs. 10 a.m. 4 p.m. Sat. 11 a.m. 3 p.m. 4th Mon. Bag Day St. Vincent DePaul 515 Central Avenue Downtown Crescent CityPUTNAM COUNTY HOME COMMUNITY EDUCATORS (HCE)2nd Wed. Ag. Building 111 Yelvington Rd., E. Pal. Call Mary Ellen Clifton 386-649-8856AR K A NIMAL RESCUEPet Adoption & Thrift Store 1952 S. HWY 17 Crescent City386-624-3661 arksaves@gmail.comPUTNAM COUNTY MEDICAL MISSIONFree Medical Care for Uninsured1st Three Friday/ mo 114 Amos Rd-Crescent City the month College Park Baptist Church 386-269-9786ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS Mon. 7 p.m. Church of the Holy Comforter 223 N. Summit St. Crescent City 24 Hr. Hot-line 1-904-399-8535 ALCOHOLICS ANONY MOUS A NEW LIFE GR OUP Tues. 7 p.m. Church of the Holy Comforter 223 N. Summit St. Crescent 24 Hr. Hot-line 1-904-399-8535ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS LIBERTY GR OUP Wed. 7 p.m. First Presbyterian Church 301 Cypress Ave. 24 Hr. Hot-line 1-904-399-8535 ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS CELEBRATION GR OUP Thur. 7 p.m. Church of the Holy Comforter 223 N. Summit St. 24 Hr. Hot-line 1-904-399-8535 ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS Fri. 6 p.m. Lake Como Community Center, Highland Ave. 24 Hr. Hot-line 1-904-399-8535 ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS CE LEBRATION G ROUP Sat. 4 p.m. Howe Memorial Church 252 S. Summit St., 24 Hr. Hot-line 1-904-399-8535 ADDICTION COUNSELING If you know anyone who is HEALTH AND SUPPORT CHARITABLE ORGANIZATIONSCRUISERS Every 4th Sat. 5-8 p.m. 900 Block, St. Johns Ave Palatka BA SS CA PITAL VFW PO ST 10177 3rd Thursday, 6:30 p.m. Meets at F.O.E. Eagles 110Shrine Club Rd Lake ComoBOY SCOUTS TROOP #957 CUB SCOUTS PACK 957 Boy Scouts Wed 6 p.m. Cub Scouts 2nd & 4th Wed 4 p.m. Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints 2376 S US Highway 17 Crescent City 307-413-7723CREATE! ARTISTS GUILD OF NORTH FLORIDA 4th Sat. 10:30 a.m. Larimer Art Center 216 Reid St. Palatka CRESCENT CITY MOOSE LOD GE US 17 South Crescent City 386-649-0745CRESCENT CITY ROTARY CLUB Tuesday mornings at 7:30 a.m. at the home of the Fraternal Order of the Eagles 110 Shrine Club Road Lake Como FRATERNAL ORDER OF EA G LES INTERLACHEN Weekdays 4 p.m. Social Room Happy Hr. Tues. 5 pm Hamburgers Tues. 7 p.m. Bingo State Rd 20 Interlachen 386-684-3252FRATERNAL ORDER OF EAGLES 4355 Sat. 8 p.m. Band Sun. 4 p.m. Karaoke Mon. 7:30 p.m. Darts Tues. & Wed. 1 p.m. Pinochle Tues. & Thurs. 6:30 p.m. Bingo Wed. 5 p.m. Tacos Fri. 8 p.m. Karaoke 110 Shrine Club Rd, Lake ComoFR UITLAND PE NINSULA H ISTORICAL SO CIETY 3rd Tues. 7 p.m. Culver Rm., Crescent City Library 386-698-1870 G IR L SCOUTS For girls grades 4-12 Bi-weekly on Tues Howe Memorial Church Crescent City 386-916-2176HISTORIC CENTRAL ACADEMY 3rd Mon. 5:30 p.m. Preservation & Community Development Inc. Supporters Meeting Palatka INTERLACHEN LIONS CLUB 1st & 3rd Tues. 7 p.m. 202 Prospect Ave Interlachen 386-684-2188 PUTNAM REPUBLICAN CLUB Meets 2nd Tues. at 6 p.m. at Beef O Bradys 386-643-2808 putnamrepublicanclub.weebly. com PALAT KA DUPLICATE BRID GE CLUB Wed. 10 a.m. Bring lunch 521 South 13th St Palatka 386-328-0263 CRESCENT CITY DUPLICATE BRID GE C LUB Wed. 9:30 a.m. 604 N. Summit St.-Crescent City Lessons Available 386-698-4496 PALAT KA KI WANIS CLUB Thurs. 11:45 a.m. Lunch Sleep Inn & Suites SR19 & Hwy 100 Palatka PALAT KA NEW VISION LIONS CLUB 2nd & 4th Tues. Noon Beef OBradys on the River Palatka PO MONA PARK N EI GH BORHOOD WA TCH 2nd Thurs. (exc. Aug. & Dec.) 200 East Main St. PALAT KA LIONS SOCIAL SPORTSB2 Our community. Our people. All local. MISCELLANEOUS SUDOKU SOLUTION CROSSWORD SOLUTION Gem City Cottage located on 220 St. Johns Avenue in Palatka will be having multiple adult and childrens art classes during the summer You must pre-regis ter for classes. 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Floridas waters and beaches are not only popular with people, but are also key habitats for manatees and sea turtles. More of these iconic species live here than in any other state. The manatee and sea turtle decals, created by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC), are a fun way for people to support the research, rescue and management efforts that conserve these species. Every July, the FWC introduces new manatee and sea turtle decals that are available with a $5 donation. The waterproof decals are designed to look good on a vehicles bumper or the side of a boat. Get them when registering or re-registering a vehicle or boat at local tax collectors ofces across the state. Florida provides critical habitats for manatees and sea turtles, said Carol Knox, who leads the FWCs Imperiled Species Management Section. Public support is making a difference in helping us conserve these imperiled species. Please get these decals to show your support. Over 6,000 manatees swim in the states coastal waters, rivers and freshwater springs, and about 20,000 sea turtles nest each year on Floridas Atlantic and Gulf coast beaches. The decals help fund manatee and sea turtle conservation efforts. For example, when someone calls the FWCs Wildlife Alert Hotline at 888-404-FWCC (3922) to report an injured, entangled or sick manatee or sea turtle, FWC staff works with partners to respond and rescue the animal. The decals also spotlight important conservation issues: The Im making a difference manatee decal shows several manatees, including a mother and calf. The back of the decal notes that the manatee is now classied as a threatened species, rather than an endangered species, under the federal Endangered Species Act. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced this change in early 2017, a signal that efforts to conserve the states marine mammal are succeeding. The Shield your lights for a sea turtle friendly night sea turtle decal shows an adult female loggerhead on the beach against a background of darkened buildings.The back of the decal reports nearly 97,000 loggerhead nests were counted during the 2017 sea turtle nesting season. It reminds people to manage beachfront lights to protect nesting and hatchling sea turtles during nesting season, which continues through the end of October, and offers other tips on helping sea turtles. Learn more about how to help conserve manatees and sea turtles at Manatee and MyFWC. com/SeaTurtle, where you also can click on Decals to order new or past editions of decals. Go to BuyaPlate. com External Website to purchase a Save the Manatee External Website or Helping Sea Turtles Survive External Website license plate that also supports those species.Special to the Courier Journal CROSSWORD PUZZLE SUDOKUSolution is on B2. Solution is on B2. New Decals Support Floridas Manatees, Sea Turtles Summer BreakSpot Stops CRESCENT CITY Miller Middle School 101 S. Prospect St Anna Baggs 386-698-2227 Middleton-Burney Elementary School 1020 Huntington Rd Tahna Pugh 386-698-1238 Crescent City High School 2201 S. US HWY 17 Alfred Smith 386-698-1629 Meals at the Plaza 205 S. Prospect Street Maribel Sanchez 386-698-4710 Meals on Yellow Wheels Stop #1 700 Grove Ave Vanessa Lara 386-698-4710 Purple Bus 110 Pine Tree Trl Courtney Carter 386-698-2227 Purple Bus Stop #1 1470 CR 308 Courtney Carter 386-698-2227 Purple Bus Stop #2 148 Tennessee Ave Courtney Carter 386-698-2227 Meals on Yellow Wheels Stop #6 117 Temple Dr Vanessa Lara 386-698-4710 Meals on Yellow Wheels Stop #7 107 Walters Ct Vanessa Lara 386-698-4710 WELAKA/SATSUMA Welaka Town hall 400 4th Ave Burl Mimms 386-559-0963 Pink Bus Stop #1 602 Minnesota Ave, Satsuma Courtney Carter 386-698-2227 Pink Bus Stop #2 106 Euclid Ct, Satsuma Courtney Carter 386-698-2227 Pink Bus Stop #3 221 Hickory Nut Trl, Satsuma Courtney Carter 386-698-2227 Pink Bus Stop #4 239 E. 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Church 154 N Boundary Rd Sandra Gilyard 386-336-2876 MELROSE Speedville Community Park 875 SE 35th St Larry Ford 352-222-4074For more information about your closest BreakSpot stop please go to http://www. to 877-777.Florida Summer BreakSpot is a summer food program for children and teens 18 years old and younger. Children can receive a free Jenkins Middle School Base Kitchen for Palatka and Interlachen Areas Breakfast: 8-10 Lunch: 11:30-12:30 6/4/18 -7/27/18 Miller Middle School Base Kitchen for Crescent City Area Breakfast: 8-10:30 Lunch: 11-1:30 6/4/18 7/27/18 Bethel Assembly of God 119 N. CR 315, Interlachen, FL Lunch: 10:45-11:15 7/9/18 7/13/18 Interlachen Elemen tary School 3rd Grade Reading Camp Breakfast: 8:15-8:45 Lunch: 11:30-11:45 6/4/18 6/29/18 Summer Band Camp Price Middle School Lunch: 12-1:00 6/18/18 6/22/18 Mobile Bus (Yellow) 224 Dove Street, Interlachen 11:00-11:15 157 S. CR 21, Haw thorne 11:25-11:40 430 Gordon Chapel Rd., Hawthorne 11:50-12:05 187 Bellamy Rd., Putnam Hall 12:3512:50 362 CR 315, Interlachen 1:05-1:20 My Florida My Fu ture Programs In terlachen Elementary, Moseley Elementary, Miller Middle 6/4/18 6/28/18 CL Overturf 6th Grade Center Camp Higher Ground Breakfast: 8:30-9 Lunch: 11:15-11:45 6/4/18 7/27/18 College Arms Apart ments 2305 Husson Ave, Palatka Lunch: 12-12:30 6/4/18 7/27/18 James A Long Com munity Center 601 N. 21st St, Palatka Lunch: 11-11:30 6/4/18 -7/26/18 Price Middle School Bright Minds Youth Camp Breakfast: 8-9 Lunch: 12-1 6/4/18 7/27/18 Rosa Ragsdale Com munity Center 104 Pine Needles Circle, Palatka Lunch: 12-12:30 6/4/18 7/26/18 Big Homie Urban Life Center 2800 Catherine St, Palatka Lunch: 1-1:30 6/4/18 7/27/18 Paks Martial arts Academy 4801 St. Johns Ave, Palatka Breakfast: 7-9 Lunch: 12-1 6/4/18 7/27/18 Putnam 4-H Exten tion 111 Yelvington Rd., E. Palatka Lunch: 12-12:30 6/4-7/18 6/25-28/18 7/16-18/18 Palatka High School Football Camp Breakfast: 7:30-8:50 Lunch: 10:15-12:05 6/4/18 7/27/18 James A Long Ele mentary School 3rd Grade Reading Camp Breakfast: 8:15-8:45 Lunch: 11:30-11:45 6/4/18 6/29/18 Mobile bus (Blue) M-TH W. Louis Broer Rd. & 4th St. E.Palatka 11:3011:45 135 Sweetgum & Crack er Swamp Rd 11:5012:05 124 Kane Rd. & Old San Mateo Rd. 12:15-12:30 400 Picker el Ave, Satsuma 12:40-12:55 716 San Mateo & Sportsman Rd 1:001:15 Carriage Gate Apartments 6501 St. Johns Ave, Palatka Lunch: 12:30-1 June 6, 13, 20, 27 (Wednesdays Only) New Bethel A.M.E. Church 154 North Boundary Road, San Mateo Lunch: 11-12 6/4/18 7/27/18 Victory Worship Center 1022 Huntington Road, Crescent City Lunch: 11-12 7/2/18 7/27/18 Visit your local library June 11-July 27, for some Summer learning and fun! Check the lunch serving times for the branch near you! Palatka Public Li brary-12:00-12:45, Monday-Friday Bostwick Public Library-12:15-1:00, Tuesday-Friday Cr escent City Public Library-1:00-1:45, Tuesday-Friday Melrose Public Li brary-12:00-12:45, Tuesday-Friday Trinity Episcopal Church (beside Library) 204 SR 26, Mel rose-12:00-12:45, Monday only Interlachen Public Library-12:00-12:45 **Meals will not be offered during the week of July 2-6** ALL SI TES THAT OP ERATE IN JULY WILL BE CLOSED ON JULY 3 & 4 July 11, 2018 B3




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