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DEC. 4-7 Palatka High School Theater Department performance will include a cast of 41 students. Jim Pignato Theater at the C.L. Overturf Jr. Sixth Grade Center, 1100 South 18th St., Palatka. Show times: 7:30 p.m. Dec. 4-6 and 2:30 p.m. Dec. 7. Tickets: $10 each and available at Ralph’s House of Flowers and the Palatka High School cashier’s office. Details: 329-0577. By Mary Connor Daily News correspondent Flying carpets, a magic lamp and the b...
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LifeStyles
Don’t you just love the holiday season and the excitement it brings? I do. I think about making cookies with my grandsons and planning some Christmas crafts, too. The trouble is most of the time we never get to all the things I think we should do because it’s such a busy month with family activities and such. For a few years now, the Daily News has sent out a call to locals who have special holiday traditions they observe each year. One year, ...
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South Putnam News
Travel Tales Taking to the air this summer, Pat Seita and Don Grande, who make their home in Mount Royal, traveled to Costa Rica to spend two weeks with family and friends. They thoroughly enjoyed playing tourist and riding the tram to see the volcano and zip lines in the mountains in Arenel. They spent time a lot of time at their beach house outside Tamarindo surfing, shelling, sunning, playing games, eating and imbibing,and fishing, and fish...
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At The Library
Please remember that the “Angels” off the Angel Book Tree need to be returned to your favorite library as soon as possible. I would love to have all the “Angels” returned before Thanksgiving, but if you need just a day or two longer, please wrap the “Angel” and its book in a bag or something and put it in your library’s book drop during the Thanksgiving weekend. I will then have access to them to sort and prepare for delivery to the assorted c...
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Lifesaving Medalist
By Jennifer Thomas Palatka Daily News correspondent PALATKA - Flo Garris only felt she was doing her job when she ran into an intersection to stop a car from possibly running over a man and a boy who had just fallen from a bicycle. Garris, 93, a Putnam County School District crossing guard, noticed a car turning into the intersection of Husson Avenue, Silver Lake Drive and Campbell Street where she helps children safely cross to walk to Mosele...
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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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