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By Jennifer Thomas Palatka Daily News correspondent Marilyn Groover of Mount Royal and her late husband and pilot Morris Groover often visited the San Blas Islands near Panama and Colombia. Known worldwide for their brightly-hued handcrafted clothing and textiles, the islands and countries are where the indigenous Kuna women live. Groover said they were living in the Panama Canal Zone where her husband worked as an air traffic controller from ...
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LifeStyles
Yee haw, another year has passed and the Palatka Horsemen’s Club is marking it’s 55th reunion with a celebration that is sure to find plenty of boot-wearing, hat-tipping and horse-loving folk on hand. The event will be Saturday, Sept. 27, from 2-6 p.m. with a dinner at 5 p.m. at the club on Horseman’s Club Road in Palatka. According to organizers, everyone is invited, including past and present members and guests. Participans should bring a co...
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South Putnam News
One day last month, after their weekly bridge game, Lou Peter, Martha Southwood, Joyce Weeks, Pat Hrosik, Lexyne Page and Ann Marie Turnbull, decided that Sandy Normand’s birthday (I never did find out which one) was a good excuse for a celebration (like these ladies need an excuse). So off they went to Musselwhite’s, where they celebrated and had a ball. Of course they usually do, no matter what they get up to. Crescent City Comb, cut, curl, ...
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Bible School Unity
By Jennifer Thomas Palatka Daily News correspondent For the first time, four Palatka churches united to put on vacation Bible achool, which was more successful than they could imagine, according to Evelyn Green, youth director at Bethlehem Baptist Church. Bethlehem, along with Calvary Baptist, Mt. Tabor First Baptist and Greater Shiloh Baptist churches, came together to put on the event, which drew nearly 300 students each day. Green said they...
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West Putnam News
Interlachen’s Rainbow Garden Club reports that 13 members made a trip to Kanapaha Gardens in Gainesville recently. In a news release, Viv Bly wrote, “We had a very knowledgeable guide for the two hour tour. We had a late lunch at Cracker Barrel. Afterward we made a side trip to Brown’s Produce Market near Melrose for strawberries and other produce.” According to Bly, it was an informative meeting. Other attending included Brenda Hicks, Trish B...
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An Evening of Comedy
Special to the Daily News Florida School of the Arts students are preparing for an intimate evening of theatrical performances when they present “The Actors’ Project.” Entitled “All in the Timing,” the six, one-act plays will be performed in the studio theatre located on the St. Johns River State College Palatka campus. Admission is free. Due to limited seating, reservations are recommended. The comedies run today through Saturday at 7:30 p.m....
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LifeStyles
Organizers are counting on the draw of fresh steamed oysters hot on the table along with fish dinners with all the fixins’ to be enough to draw a crowd. It’s not something they haven’t seen before at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Federal Point has been hosting its annual Fish Fry & Oyster Roast for some 35 year. This year’s event will be Saturday, April 26, from noon to 4 p.m. at the church at 124 Commrcial Ave. “Rain or shine we will dine” i...
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IHS student models deliver 'Safe and Sober Prom' message
Special to the Daily News INTERLACHEN – Juniors and seniors at Interlachen High School received a visual treat recently as 19 of their fellow students flaunted the latest fashions for the school's upcoming prom. The show, the second of three held in Putnam County, featured students from the IHS Key Club as emcees and models delivering the Safe and Sober Prom message to their classmates. The final show was held at Palatka High School on Feb. 7....
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Final Bow
By Jennifer Thomas Palatka Daily News correspondent MELROSE – The Lake Area Singers will have their final bow Saturday and Sunday when they put on their last show after 40 years of entertaining local crowds. The group performs “Gilbert and Sullivan Favorites,” a reprise of music from their past performances, according to a release. They include “The Mikado,” “HMS Pinafore,” “Trial By Jury,” “The Pirates of Penzance” and “Patience.” The show is...
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Entertainment Calendar (Week of 2-7-14)
The entertainment calendar deadline is noon Monday for publication on Thursday. BLEW COUNTRY BAND REHEARSAL, 6:30 p.m., Thursday, Downtown Blues Bar & Grille, 714 St. Johns Ave., Palatka. Free and open to the public. Details: 325-5454. PALATKA BABE RUTH is now registering local youth for baseball (ages 4-15) and softball (ages 7-16) for the spring season. Online registration deadline is Feb. 14 at palatkababeruth.baberuthonline.com. Online fee...
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Woman's Club of Palatka names new officers
GFWC Woman’s Club of Palatka Inc. began a new term with the following officers: President, Betty Tyson; President-Elect, Elizabeth van Rensburg; First Vice-President, Jan Guzman; Second Vice-President, Jeanette Adkins; Recording Secretary, Mary Crawford; Corresponding Secretary, Janice R. Coyle; Treasurer, Lucille Estes; Auditor, Yvonne Parrish; and Parliamentarian, Emma Lou Morris, hosting their Opening Tea, one of the social highlights of th...
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Lillian Brown: West Putnam news
Interlachen: Growing and Thriving St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church is located on 111 S. Francis Street and hosts the “Fourth Friday For Life” from 10 a.m. till noon. Food is handed out until 2 p.m. and is for West Putnam residents only. Following is a list of services available to Free health screening and follow up care for low income and uninsured with St. Vincent’s Health Van and Family Medical and Dental: phones for the hearing impaired from ...
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