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October 2020

Oct. 23 The Roving Reporter

This is Marcia Lane, your roving reporter. A new public works building to go on municipal airport property and costing up to $3.5 million apparently is in the future for Palatka. It will house garbage trucks, city vehicles and city employees. City [Read More]

October 23, 2020 // 0 Comments

Oct. 22, 2020

This is Marcia Lane, your roving reporter. Florida Department of Health in Putnam County reported two new deaths in Wednesday’s report on coronavirus. Deaths of a 65-year-old man and a 90-year-old man were coronavirus-related, according to the [Read More]

October 22, 2020 // 0 Comments

Oct. 21, 2020 The Roving Reporter

This is Marcia Lane, your roving reporter. State Attorney R.J. Larizza is seeking the death penalty for the man accused of killing two young brothers in the Melrose area in August. Mark Wilson Jr., 30, alleged killed Tayten Baker, 14, and Robert [Read More]

October 21, 2020 // 0 Comments

Oct. 20 – 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). Palatka City Commission is looking at building a new $2 million public works facility on municipal airport property [Read More]

October 20, 2020 // 0 Comments

Lilac don’t care for Florida

Q: Can lilac be grown here?  A:  Florida is too far south for lilac to grow and flower well.  Q:  What are some smaller types of magnolia trees?  A:  For the dark leaves and rusty underside look of the Southern magnolia, try [Read More]

October 19, 2020 // 0 Comments

Oct. 19 – 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). Polls are open in Putnam, St. Johns and Flagler counties today as early voting gets underway in Florida. Numbers [Read More]

October 19, 2020 // 0 Comments

Scenes from Cracker Day

SAINT JOHNS COUNTY – Florida Cracker Cattle and Horses are described as of moderate size, brought to Florida in the 1500s by the Spanish. And each year, the St. Johns County Cattlemen’s Association pays tribute to both that date back [Read More]

October 19, 2020 // 0 Comments

Crowd turns out for Cracker Day

Photos and story by MARCIA LANE SAINT JOHNS COUNTY – Even the Grinch had a good time at the 61st annual Cracker Day Celebration at the St. Johns Fairgrounds Saturday, Oct. 17. The Farmers Market, a new addition this year, featured everything [Read More]

October 19, 2020 // 0 Comments

SJHP recognized

SAINT AUGUSTINE – The  St. Johns Housing Partnership’s Housing Counseling Team has been recognized by the Florida Housing Coalition for the Home Matters 2020 award for work preventing foreclosures in partnership [Read More]

October 16, 2020 // 0 Comments