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News June 30, 2022

June 30, 2022

This is Marcia Lane, your roving reporter. Attorneys are trying to keep any St. Johns County jury from seeing crime scene or autopsy photos in an upcoming first-degree murder trial involving two teenagers. The body of Tristyn Bailey, 13, was found Mother’s Day 2021, and Aiden Fucci, then 14, was arrested for her murder. She… Read More ›

News June 29,2022

This is Marcia Lane, your roving reporter. Putnam County Sheriff’s Office continues to investigate a domestic  incident Tuesday that ended with the apparent suicide of an East Palatka man who reportedly held his wife hostage for nearly a day. The Sheriff’s Office did not release names or addresses although deputies’ vehicles and the SWAT team… Read More ›

News June 28, 2022

This is Marcia Lane, your roving reporter. Florida lawmakers are giving shoppers a chance to save money on entertainment purchases, outdoor items and recreational sporting goods beginning Wednesday. Through July 7 recreation items such as boating, camping, fishing and pool supplies and sporting items are tax-free. It’s the second annual Freedom Week voted into place… Read More ›

News June 24, 2022

This is Marcia Lane, your roving reporter. Calvary Baptist Church and Palatka officials were expected to sign a memorandum of understanding Thursday night that would have had the city paying $35,000 to repair the pool at Family Life Center and open it to the public. Instead the cat was among the pigeons as several commissioners… Read More ›

News June 24, 2022

This is Marcia Lane, your roving reporter. Diligence paid off for the Palatka Police Department Wednesday night with the arrest of a man for a murder more than 16 months ago. Malcom Jay Miles, 27, of Palatka, was arrested Wednesday night for the pre-meditated murder of Artavius Brown, 37. On Oct. 20, 2020,  Brown’s body… Read More ›

nNews June 22, 2022

This is Marcia Lane, your roving reporter. Inflation and immigration are on the minds of area voters, according to polls taken Tuesday night during U.S. Rep. Kat Cammack’s live telephone town hall meeting. Cammack held the latest as she waited to go into the House to vote and as always had listeners answering poll questions… Read More ›

News June 20, 2022

12:29 PM (19 minutes ago) This is Marcia Lane, your roving reporter. The annual invasion of blind mosquitos is here. Buildings in Palatka are starting to get more than their fair share of the mosquitoes, also known as midges. Normally the life cycle is about two weeks and in the area you’ll see the majority… Read More ›

News June 16,2022

This is Marcia Lane, your roving reporter. Putnam County Sheriff’s Office got an attaboy from the felon they ended up arresting Wednesday after a seven-hour standoff in Interlachen. Following a tip, deputies went to a house on Second Avenue in Interlachen to arrest Angel Acosta, 42, on warrants from Volusia County for written threats to… Read More ›

News June 15, 2022

This is Marcia Lane, your roving reporter. The search is on for a Flagler County man wanted in the shooting deaths of a pair of 16-year-olds killed in separate incidents earlier this year, according to the Flagler Sheriff’s Office. Terrell Sampson, 18, is wanted in the murders of Keymarion Hall and Noah Smith. Already in… Read More ›

News June 14, 2022

This is Marcia Lane, your roving reporter. It’s June 14 — Flag Day in the United States. Today commemorates the adoption of the nation’s Stars and Stripes by the Second Continental Congress on July 14, 1777. The Revolutionary War was underway when Congress voted the American flag would have “13 stripes, alternate red and white”… Read More ›