News Stories

A group of prominent Putnam County residents are standing with an embattled circuit court judge as he faces potential disciplinary action.

As the first day of school draws near, the Putnam County Library System is preparing to end this year’s Summer Reading Program.

INTERLACHEN — Authorities said a 59-year-old man unhappy with whom his 18-year-old daughter was dating tried to forcefully remove her Saturday from the boyfriend’s home at gunpoint.

Sports

The top sports stories in another Weekend That Was:

Chad Willoughby and Alan Hopper of San Mateo won the Cole Johnson Benefit Bass Tournament Saturday at the Palatka Riverfront with a five-fish limit weighing 24.30 pounds.

Sunday turned out to be a very good day for the Putnam Sharks Swim Club.

Obituaries

Max Smith, 84, of Hawthorne, passed away Friday, July 21, 2017, at his home.

Brian Reed Barfield, 37, of East Palatka, passed from this life Monday, July 24, 2017, at Haven Hospice Roberts Care Center following an extended illness.

Debra Annette “Debbie” Dolan, 56, of Palatka, passed away Wednesday, July 19, 2017, losing her battle to drug addiction.

Masters Funeral Home of Palatka is in charge of arrangements.