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February 21, 2020

February 21, 2020

Dedication of the first of the homes for veterans being constructed by Putnam Habitat for Humanity in Palatka will be Saturday at 9 a.m. Veteran Cecil Underwood Jr. will be moving into the homes. Jacksonville Jaguars-Home sponsorship is among those helping. Lots of local companies and volunteers have been involved in the construction including groups… Read More ›

February 20, 2020

This is Marcia Lane, your roving reporter. Get ready for a weather change today if you’re in Putnam, Flagler or St. Johns counties. A nor-easter is expected to blow in and with it will come chillier weather and rain, according to weather forecasts. A new high school in St. Johns County is going to mean… Read More ›

February 19, 2020

This is Marcia Lane, your roving reporter. Putnam County School District officials will appoint a citizens committee to address ongoing safety issues in schools. Thomas Bolling, the district’s associate superintendent of support services, will head the committee, School Superintendent Rick Surrency told board members at Tuesday’s meeting. Parents were on hand questioning safety measures. That… Read More ›

February 18, 2020

This is Marcia Lane, your roving reporter. A woman is dead and a man in serious condition after an auto accident Monday on State Road A1A in Ponte Vedra Beach. David Sparrow, 74, was turning left onto L’Atrium Drive from southbound A1A shortly before 7 p.m. when a second vehicle struck the passenger side where… Read More ›

February 17, 2020

This is Marcia Lane, your roving reporter. Today is Presidents’ Day, which means federal offices, most banks and all schools in Putnam, Flagler and St. Johns counties are closed.  You might want to give a nod of recognition to Abe Lincoln on Feb. 12 and George Washington, the nation’s first president, on Feb. 22, their… Read More ›

February 14, 2020

This is Marcia Lane, your roving reporter. Nearly 250 bass fishermen are on the St. Johns River today taking part in the  second day of the three-day FLW Toyota Bass Series Tournament. First day leader was pro fisherman Trevor Fitzgerald. From Belleview, he caught 21 pounds 2 ounces of bass. Weigh-in today and Saturday will… Read More ›

February 12, 2020

This is Marcia Lane, your roving reporter. Jenkins Middle School in Palatka went on modified lockdown Tuesday after an anonymous tip led to the arrest of a 13-year-old who brought two guns and three knives to school. Putnam County Sheriff Gator DeLoach said the tip received around noon led to the arrest of Joseph Allen… Read More ›

February 11, 2020

his is Marcia Lane, your roving reporter. Paul Mueller of Naugatuck, Connecticut, proved he knew a few things about fishing on the St. Johns River Monday as he won the 2020 AFTCO Bassmasters Elite in Palatka with a three-day total of 47 pounds, 6 ounces. Mueller went into the third and final day in the… Read More ›

February 10, 2020

This is Marcia Lane, your roving reporter. Paul Mueller of Naugatuck, Conn,. is one happy angler after winning the AFTCO Bassmasters Elite in Palatka today. He went in with the lead with 36 pounds 10 ounces caught over two days. Final weight for him after a morning of fishing — 47 pounds 6 ounces. It… Read More ›

February 6, 2020

This is Marcia Lane, your roving reporter. The start of the 2020 Bassmasters Elite Series in Palatka has been canceled for today due to weather conditions. A wind advisory is in effect for 17 counties including Putnam, St. Johns and Flagler counties for this afternoon. Tournament officials say they may have to delay the tournament… Read More ›