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May 2020

Oldest House reopening

SAINT AUGUSTINE – Officials of the Oldest House Museum Complex have issued the following statement: “We have made the decision to re-open the Oldest House Museum Complex.“We have carefully constructed a reopening plan that prioritizes the [Read More]

May 29, 2020 // 0 Comments

New look to Lightner Museum

By DANIELA TOPOREK SAINT AUGUSTINE – During the COVID-19 shutdown, establishments have used the free time to work on cleaning, renovation and innovation, and St. Augustine’s Lightner Museum is no different. Upon entering the bright, tiled [Read More]

May 29, 2020 // 0 Comments

May 29 – Roving reporter

This news bulletin is brought to you in conjunction with NATKIM Radio. Listen to WPLK (800 AM), WIYD (1260 AM) and WPLK FM (98.3 FM). Florida Highway Patrol is investigating a crash on U.S. 17 South in Putnam County this morning that left one person [Read More]

May 29, 2020 // 0 Comments

Important Message from 4-H

SAINT JOHNS COUNTY – On Friday, May 22nd, Gov. Ron DeSantis announced that he was ending all restrictions on youth activities across the state, including camps. Since that time we have received many questions regarding whether or not we would [Read More]

May 28, 2020 // 0 Comments

May 28 – Roving reporter

This news bulletin is brought to you in conjunction with NATKIM Radio. Listen to WPLK (800 AM), WIYD (1260 AM) and WPLK FM (98.3 FM). No new coronavirus-related cases were reported in Putnam County Wednesday, according to the Florida Department of [Read More]

May 28, 2020 // 0 Comments

Remembering the fallen

PALATKA – Memorial Day was saluted in Palatka when three small U.S. Flags were placed to remember three Putnam County World War II Submarine vets still on Eternal Patrol. Saluted were SD2 Dewitt Harris, USS Dorado (SS-248) / F1c Elton [Read More]

May 27, 2020 // 0 Comments

May 27 – Roving reporter

This news bulletin is brought to you in conjunction with NATKIM Radio. Listen to WPLK (800 AM), WIYD (1260 AM) and WPLK FM (98.3 FM). A Gainesville man may have gotten overambitious about gardening plans. John Grimes, 50, is in Putnam County jail on [Read More]

May 27, 2020 // 0 Comments

Caring for gloxinia

Q.  I have a gloxinia what has just finished blooming. How do I take care of the plant from now on?  A. If you have ever grown an African violet, the care is quite similar. Give the gloxinia bright but indirect sunlight. You can feed it [Read More]

May 26, 2020 // 0 Comments