Summer Food Program begins June 15

The U.S. Department of Agriculture and the Florida Department of Agriculture will be offering free breakfast and lunch to children 18 and under who are in summer school, Head Start program and students in the community on a first come first serve basis. The program runs from June 15 to July 23, Monday through Thursday. Breakfast will be served from 7:30 a.m. to 8 a.m. Lunch will be served from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Students not enrolled in summer school or Head Start must check in at the front…

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Florida 511 app provides traffic updates

Have you ever been driving down an interstate in Florida and came to a complete stop due to an accident you did not know about? Well now you can have up-to-date information about construction, accidents, congestion and more with Florida 511 Traveler Information App. Florida 511 is a free download for Android and Apple devices, that provides up-to-date traffic information on all of Florida’s interstates, toll roads and many major metropolitan roadways, including I-95, I-4, I-75, I-10 and Florida’s Turnpike. The app offers text and audio updates, as well as…

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Doyle William Owens

Doyle William Owens, 84, of Pinetta, Fl., and formerly of Lake City, Fl., passed away quietly at home Saturday, June 6th, surrounded by his loving family and under the wonderful care of hospice. He was born in Fort Pierce, Fl., after relocating to Hollywood Fl., he transferred his family up to Lake City in 1968. After many commendations and awards he retired from the USDA in 1995. He dearly loved being outdoors and in nature and spending time with family. He leaves behind his wife, Georgia Faye Owens and five…

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John D. Cuppett

John D. Cuppett, age 63, died Tuesday, June 2, at Madison County Memorial Hospital. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, June 14, at Faith Baptist Church. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service from 1-2 p.m., at the church. He was born in Los Angeles, Calif., but was a life long resident of Madison. He was the son of the late Helen Cuppett of Lee, Fl., and Dwight Cuppett of Jacksonville, Fl. John was a co-owner and auto mechanic for many…

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