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News August 12, 2022

This is Marcia Lane, your roving reporter. One of the lesser known U.S. wars will be in forefront this Saturday in St. Augustine during an annual commemoration ceremony of the end of the Second Seminole War. A parade featuring re-enactors begins at 10:45 a.m. at St. Francis Barracks on Marine Street and heads to the… Read More ›

News August 11, 2022

This is Marcia Lane, your roving reporter. An argument over a video game led to a shooting in Palatka Tuesday afternoon that has authorities searching for a 15-year-old, according to Palatka Police. Travis Kemp Jr., 15, and a 19-year-old allegedly were arguing over the game when Kemp pulled a firearm and shot the victim in… Read More ›

August 10, 2022

This is Marcia Lane, your roving reporter. Roads in Putnam, Flagler and St. Johns counties were busy this morning and it will continue this afternoon as students start the 2022-23 school year. Superintendents in the three counties were urging patience and caution as the school year gears up, and sheriffs in each county were reminding… Read More ›

News August 9, 2022

This is Marcia Lane, your roving reporter. Within the next two weeks you won’t be allowed to smoke in any public park in St. Augustine and that includes the Galimore public pool area. City commissioners Monday on a second reading approved the bill that says smoking or vaping will be illegal within the boundaries of… Read More ›

LOCAL NEWS 8/8/2022

This is Marcia Lane, your roving reporter. Early voting for 2022 begins today in Putnam County as well as in Duval and Bradford. Other counties start next week including Flagler and St. Johns. Putnam Supervisor of Elections Charles Overturf III says voting will be from Aug. 8-20 including Saturdays with hours 8:30 a.m. to 5:30… Read More ›

LOCAL NEWS 8/5/2022

This is Marcia Lane, your roving reporter. A 36-year-old Palatka man died in a single-vehicle crash Thursday morning in St. Johns County. Florida Highway Patrol said the accident took place on State Road 207 near Floyd Road.The pickup truck was headed south on 207 when it crossed the median into the northbound lane and hit… Read More ›



News August 4, 2022

This is Marcia Lane, your roving reporter. Hope you took the time to watch the launch of the SpaceX Atlas V this morning. For a couple of great shots of the 6:29 a.m. launch, check out photos on the WPLK/WIYD website. The Palatka riverfront and beaches in St. Johns and Flagler counties offered excellent spots… Read More ›

Space Ex Launch Thursday August 4, 2022 from the Palatka City Dock