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4-H day camp registration begins April 22

4-H day camp registration begins April 22

Registration for all 4-H summer day camps begins Monday, April 22, at 8 a.m., at the Taylor County Extension Office. Registration will be on a first come, first-served basis and…

Horace Barr will be featured artist for upcoming festival

Horace Barr will be featured artist for upcoming festival

The sixth annual Forest Capital Art and Music Festival will feature local artist Horace Barr. “He was last year’s first place winner and everyone enjoyed his wonderful paintings,” Festival Coordinator…

Who will be Lady of the Year?

Sunday will mark the 42nd year of a Beta Sigma Phi tradition when the 2013 Lady of the Year is named at the Catholic Parish Hall at 2 p.m. President…

United Way celebrates campaign finale with local students

United Way celebrates campaign finale with local students

Taylor County United Way recently concluded its local campaign by inviting area students to help place the final pieces on its “Tree Meter” at the corner of the courthouse. The…

Eagle Scout honored

Eagle Scout honored

Shane Van Dielen recently earned the Eagle Scout award, the highest rank in Boy Scouts. An Eagle Scout Court of Honor was held for him Saturday, March 23, at the…

Bluegrass fans sway to sounds of traditional favorites

Bluegrass fans sway to sounds of traditional favorites

Despite some unpredictable weather, the 11th annual Florida State Bluegrass Festival took over Forest Capital State Park this past week, drawing large crowds for three days of music. “The festival…

104 birthday candles for Snell Saturday

104 birthday candles for Snell Saturday

Tooling down the highway in her 1972 Plymouth Scamp, Alfhild Snell has both hands on the wheel and her attention directed on the road ahead. The classic car is a…

4-H Cloverbuds learn about marine science

4-H Cloverbuds learn about marine science

The Taylor County 4-H Cloverbuds Club invited new Taylor County Marine and Natural Resources Extension Agent Geoff Wallat to give a presentation on marine science topics. Wallat presented information to…

2013 Law Enforcement Torch Run

2013 Law Enforcement Torch Run

Grey skies did not dampen the spirits of runners taking part in this year’s Special Olympics Law Enforcement Torch Run Thursday morning. (Top photo) Taylor Correctional Institution’s K-9 Squad Sgt.…

Buckeye makes $12,500 donation to Boys & Girls Club

Buckeye makes $12,500 donation to Boys & Girls Club

Buckeye Plant Technology Manager Bob Cate (right) recently presented Boys & Girls Club Executive Director Emily Ketring (center) and junior staff member and Veterans Park “Youth of the Year” Devin…