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On a new adventure of working in radio, Marcia can't resist the written word and spreading what's happening. She gets her exercise feeding her cats and chasing after the rapscallion named Lino.

One Book, One Putnam

By MARCIA LANE PALATKA – One Book, One Putnam 2020 has people burrowing into the book “Where the Crawdads Sing” by Delia Owens. Now in its 16th year, One Book One Putnam’s annual event is based on the premise of people throughout Putnam [Read More]

January 27, 2020 // 0 Comments

July 26 – 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). Fish Island in St. Augustine will remain undeveloped after Thursday’s vote by Gov. Ron DeSantis and the Florida [Read More]

July 26, 2019 // 0 Comments

Enjoy a day of railroading

Love trains? Model trains? Real trains? Then Palatka Railfest 2017 is the place you want to be this Saturday (Oct. 14) at Palatka’s Historic Union Depot and Price-Martin Center. Hours are 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 11th Street and Reid Street. Admission [Read More]

October 12, 2017 // 0 Comments

Calling former patients

Between 1918 and 1958 Mary Lawson Hospital in Palatka served thousands in the area. It was a hospital that was integrated during days when that was rare.             This Saturday (Oct. 14) at 10 a.m. people are gathering at the former [Read More]

October 12, 2017 // 0 Comments

$400 million expansion announced

By MARCIA LANE PALATKA –  In Putnam County Project Purple is a secret no more. Project Purple is the code name Putnam County and Chamber of Commerce officials and leaders have been using as they negotiated with Georgia-Pacific to bring in a [Read More]

June 24, 2017 // 0 Comments

Open house at aquarium adventure

By MARCIA LANE SAINT AUGUSTINE – Northeast Florida’s newest marine attraction is holding its official grand opening Memorial Day weekend. St Augustine Aquarium and Snorkel Adventure is at 2045 State Road 16, next to the Courtyard Marriott. [Read More]

May 28, 2017 // 0 Comments

64th Mug Race sets sail May 6

By MARCIA LANE PALATKA – More than 100 sailboats are heading out of Palatka Saturday morning (May 6) for the 64th annual Mug Race on the St. Johns River. Sailors will go 38 nautical miles to the Rudder Club in Jacksonville for what’s [Read More]

May 6, 2017 // 0 Comments