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Obituaries 062719

Edwin “Russ” Russell Megonegal Edwin “Russ” Russell Megonegal of Fleming Island, FL passed away peacefully on June 21, 2019 at the age of 97. He was born in Philadelphia, PA …

PAL bass tourney attracts 41 boats

The first Police Athletic League Bass Tournament lured 41 teams onto the St. Johns River early last Saturday. The tandem of Glenn and Richie Barnes had a combined weight of 22.93 pounds to collect a …

Touch a Truck attracts children of all ages with …

ORANGE PARK – The sounds of children laughing and playing were interrupted regularly last Saturday, May 18, by the bursts of emergency sirens and the throaty moans of heavy diesel equipment during …

Local charities feast on success of Rotary Club’s …

More than 500 attended Tuesday nights 25th annual Gourmet Night at Club Continental to support Rotary Club of Orange Park’s local charities. More than 30 restaurants offered samples of their best …

March Madness Action In Jacksonville

March Madness opened up in Jacksonville with first round games on Thurs., March and Sat., March 23 featuring No. 2 Kentucky beating No. 7 Wofford and No. 3 LSU beating No. 6 Maryland to …

Bill would protect military spouses from …

Trying again under a U.S. House of Representatives that now has Democratic control, Kissimmee’s U.S. Rep. Darren Soto introduced two bills last week aiming to prevent immigration deportations of …

This Week in History 1/31/19

5 years ago, 2014Green Cove Springs Junior High eighth grader Aubrey Townsend spelled the word picaresque to beat 33 fellow students in her fourth straight appearance in the Clay County Spelling …

Worksite Wellness: A Novel Approach to Employee Health

Many of us spend 40 hours or more each week at our workplace. Not all work environments are created equal, but it is usually difficult to meet our goals of eating healthy and exercising while on the …

Faith walk: The hand of God

When we speak of God’s having human characteristics, we are looking for a way to describe Him with our limited human vocabulary. Because we speak of God’s hands or His arm or His heart does not …

Jackson welcomes new faces to Eagles wrestling …

FLEMING ISLAND – Monday was day one of official wrestling practice and the Fleming Island High team was in nearly full force in the weightroom and on the track at 8 a.m. as coach P.J. Cobbert …