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Can you believe that today is Bacon Day? Well it is, according to a news release I found in my email on Thursday. This gives cause to celebrate and some may feel a good reason to let down their guard and splurge a little. I mean, it’s not every day that you have such a good cause to eat the delicacy that some say may put on the pounds and clog the arteries, right? Although bacon is not something I eat every day or even every week for that matt...
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At The Library
The Putnam County libraries hosted programs for adults this summer where participants received a free ticket for a drawing for each event they attended. The tickets added to participants’ chances to win a $25 Visa gift card. The winners of the gift cards are as follows: Putnam County Headquarters Library – Barbara Jailett Melrose Branch Library – Ella Brown Crescent City Branch Library – Jean Leidenfrost Interlachen Branch Library – Pam Farr B...
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South Putnam News
Well, I didn’t make it to the actual party the U.S. Forestry Service in Welaka threw for Smokey the Bear because I was quite literally kidnapped by two of my dearest friends and taken out to a marvelous lunch and “girl day” over in St. Augustine for my birthday. But I did stop by on the way out of town so that Stacy Harris, one of the rangers, could at least take a picture of me with the big bear’s stand-in. Terry Sheehan, WaFC recreation coor...
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Paws To Read
By Mary Connor Palatka Daily News correspondent When Gabe enters the Bostwick Library, all heads turn because he is coming in on all fours Four legs, that is, because Gabe is a golden retriever and a therapy dog who is part of a regular weekly program at the library, according to Betsy Reiney, who brings her furry friend to the event. “This is an ongoing event,” Reiney said. “I have been doing it for about 10 years.” Reiney’s canine friend is ...
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Unique Piece
By Jennifer Thomas Palatka Daily News correspondent A Palatka mother and son have donated a rare granite carved block print for an annual fundraiser at their church. Jean and Sam Deputy gave the circa 1890s framed print “Passing Clouds” to St. James United Methodist Women for their 2014 annual Bazaar. The Bazaar is Nov. 6-7. The women’s group is currently selling tickets for the print, which is valued at $400. Tickets are one for $5 and three ...
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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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