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March 19, 2020

This is Marcia Lane, your roving reporter. A crash involving a train caused a fatality in St. Augustine this morning, according to the St. Augustine Police Department. The crash occurred in the area of North Ponce de Leon Boulevard and Saragossa Street. Traffic was blocked and had to be rerouted. The accident is under investigation…. Read More ›

March 18, 2020

This is Marcia Lane, your roving reporter. Despite concerns by election officials, voters turned out for Tuesday’s Presidential Preference Primary although early voting and voting by mail helped up turnout percentages. In Putnam County voter turnout was 21.76 percent. In Flagler County 33.44 percent and in St. Johns County 24.63 percent. Area counties followed the… Read More ›

March 13, 2020

This is Marcia Lane, your roving reporter. As coronavirus concerns continue spreading, events, festivals and fairs are being cancelled. Among sporting events it’s The Players Championship in Ponte Vedra Beach. First word was golfers would continue play today through Sunday but without spectators. Now the decision is the PGA tournament is off as will be… Read More ›

March 12, 2020

This is Marcia Lane, your roving reporter. A man is dead near Hastings following a confrontation Wednesday with St. Johns County deputies. The incident began in Flagler County regarding a reckless driver allegedly involved in two hit-and-run crashes as he tried to elude Flagler deputies. St. Johns County was notified around 2 p.m. about the… Read More ›

WIYD Broadcasting Live at The Daytona 500 Saturday, February 15, 2020


Trying Macaroni and Cheese Candy Canes…thumbs down!!!


Santa arrives at the Palatka Christmas Parade!


George Deloach and Mary Makie Connor Saucier welcome Occupation of Palatka participant Rob Matson representing the Navy to the show to talk about the September 28, 2019 event at the Bronson Mullholland House. It’s a free event!

Miss Agriculture USA Samantha Harper stopped by to say hi! George, Mary, and Mark were impressed in the WIYD studios and Susan and George enjoyed her visit to WPLK!

Top 60 songs featuring red, white or blue in the title

The following is a list of the Top 60 songs from the years between 1960-89 that featured the words red, white and/or blue in their titles, as counted down the special Fourth of July show. Points were rewarded on weeks on the Billboard Hot 100, Top 40, Top 10 and at No. 1: 1. Love… Read More ›