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  1. Readers share more of their worst cooking failuresRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The Columbus Dispatch

    ... caramel on top, caramel on the sides. During World War II, my newly wedded parents were stationed at Camp Blanding in Starke, Florida. Beef was a rarity, but they saved up ration cards in order to buy a roast for a celebratory dinner when my aunt ...


  2. Incoming Superintendent Kornegay names chief of staffRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | The Daily Commercial

    TAVARES – Incoming Lake County Schools Superintendent Diane Kornegay has named Chad Farnsworth, former superintendent of the Bradford County School District in Starke, her new chief of staff effective Feb. 28, pending School Board approval on Feb. 27. As chief of xtaff for Lake County Schools, Farnsworth will lead all Human Resources and ... (more)


  3. Police: Man Shoots At SUV In Starke Road-Rage AttackRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 8 | WRUF-AM Gainesville

    Two men are in custody in Bradford County after police say one of them fired a gun into an SUV in a road-rage incident. Kevin Dezurik, 45, was driving a semi-truck on Highway 301 in Starke Tuesday evening when an SUV driven by Guy Gould, 52, cut the semi-truck off, according to a Bradford County Sheriff's Office arrest report.


  4. Fowler, Joann Fowler Lakeland - JoannRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 4 | The Lakeland Ledger

    Joann Fowler, 80, passed away February 1, 2017 at Highlands Lake Center. She was born in Starke, FL on March 8, 1936 to Joseph & Fern Norman.


  5. Jesse Sr., Charles WollankRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 26 | The Lakeland Ledger

    Be the first to share your memories or express your condolences in the Guest Book for Charles Wollank Jesse Sr.. CHARLES WOLLANK JESSE, Sr., 72 STARKE, FL.


  6. A Smallwood Step in HistoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2017 | Coastal Breeze News

    ... in attendance that were true gift to the cause. A few names among the list were: Chief James Billie, JRobert, Raiford Starke, Pete Gallagher, Cindy Hackney, Rita Youngman, and Frank Thomas. The Smallwood Store, established in 1906, is the first ...


  7. Top Musicians to Play at Smallwood FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2017 | Coastal Breeze News

    Another amazing musical event will take place during the White Pelican Celebration on January 7th and 8th at the Smallwood Store in Chokoloskee when we welcome these gigantic snowy birds to their winter home in our backyard. A line-up of top Florida musicians donating their time to entertain us includes the Florida Boys, Raiford Starke, J Robert & The Walkin Trees, The Chief Jim Billie Band, Valerie Wisecracker, Cindy Hackney, Bonefish Johnny, Frank Thomas & Eroc Hendle, Rita Youngman Band, James Hawkins and special guests.


  8. Clendendin, defeated in Hillsborough vote, moves away to pursue Democratic party bidRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2016 | St. Petersburg Times

    Alan Clendenin will keep his home in Hyde Park but is moving to Bradford County so he can run again for state Democratic Party chairman. [Times staff] Veteran Democratic activist Alan Clendenin of Tampa is back in the turbulent race for chairman of the state Democratic Party, but to do it he had to move to Hampton - a town just east of U.S. 301 near Starke with an estimated population of 488 and a reputation as a speed trap.


  9. Brenda Joyce Hammock MorganRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2016 | Times Georgian

    ... son-in-law, Tammy and James Phillips of Eastaboga, Alabama; son and daughter-in-law, Charles Lee and Lauren Morgan of Starke, Florida; five grandchildren, Lachelle Langston Smith, Shawn Robinson, Claudia Hines, Tyler Phillips, and Jessica Phillips; ...


  10. Camp Blanding Honors Vietnam Veterans At Annual Veteran's Day CeremonyRead the original story

    Nov 11, 2016 | WRUF-AM Gainesville

    Veterans and families gathered at Camp Blanding Joint Training Center in Starke Friday morning for the camp's annual Veteran's Day Ceremony. Col. Matt Johnson, Commander of Camp Blanding, set-up this year's event as a special commemoration of veterans from the Vietnam War.


  11. Smith, Christine J.Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2016 | The Lakeland Ledger

    ... M.B. Church of Gordonville, Fl, and a member of Laramore Temple # 752. She is survived by her sister, Mary Clark of Starke, Fl and other relatives. Visitation: Friday, Nov. 11, 2016, 5 till 7 PM, Living Word of Faith Church, 128 Ave Q NW, Winter ...


  12. Rotting remains of dismembered aircraft abandoned in former naval...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2016 |

    ... barge and moved down the inland waterways, the tank was headed to its new home at Wings of Dreams Aviation Museum in Starke, Florida.


  13. LGBT History Month: The Johns Committee: a 1950s 'witchhunt' for LGBTsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2016 | Seattle Gay News

    ... Committee, better known as the Johns Committee, as it was headed by State Senator Charley Johns, a Democrat from Starke, Fla., who had also served as Acting Governor for a year-and-a-half. The country was in the midst of the Red Scare, and the ...


  14. Johns Committee: A 1950s 'witch hunt' for LGBTsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2016 | Philadelphia Gay News

    ... Committee, or better known as the Johns Committee, as it was headed by Sen. Charley Johns, a Democrat from Starke, Fla., who had also served as governor for a year-and-a-half. The country was in the midst of the Red Scare, and the committee was out ...


  15. Florida Supreme Court rules death penalty juries must be unanimousRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2016 | St. Petersburg Times

    An unidentified "death row" inmate in "Q" wing of Florida State Prison, at Starke views the photographer using a hand mirror during a rare escorted media visit. Their ruling comes just months after the U.S. Supreme Court found Florida's death penalty law unconstitutional because juries played only an advisory role in recommending life or death.


  16. Florida Votes 2016: Bradford County SheriffRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2016 | WRUF-AM Gainesville

    Gordon Smith is running for his third term as Bradford County Sheriff against challenger John Hodges, who did not return requests for an interview for this election preview. Smith previously served two terms as the City of Starke Police Chief.


  17. Florida Votes 2016: Bradford County Commission District 5Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2016 | WRUF-AM Gainesville

    ... vote-by-mail, early voting between Oct. 24 and Nov. 6 at the Bradford County Courthouse (945 N. Temple Ave.) in Starke, or voting at their polling location on Election Day. Bradford County Brooker Chamber of Commerce Election Florida Florida Votes ...


  18. Florida Votes 2016: Bradford County Commission District 3Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2016 | WRUF-AM Gainesville

    Sellars, who has lived in Starke for the past 30 years,said she prayed about the position long before running. She says the biggest issue facing Bradford county is economic development.


  19. Florida Votes 2016: Bradford County School Board District 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2016 | WRUF-AM Gainesville

    ... and support staff of the county. Charnelle Whittemore, 41 , grew up in Bradford County and currently lives in Starke with her husband and two teenagers. She Whittemore said the Bradford County School Board is important to her because both of her ...


  20. North Central Florida Prepares As Matthew StrengthensRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2016 | WRUF-AM Gainesville

    ... for BHS will end at 6:00 instead of 9:00 this evening (Dinner will still be provided). Emergency Shelters - Starke Elementary School will be opening as a shelter site at 5:00 p.m. tomorrow (Oct. 6th). Sandbags - Sandbag operations will take place ...


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