FORT BLISS, Texas — SGM Benjamin T. Starling just completed the U.S. Army Sergeants Major Course, the Army’s capstone leadership course for senior enlisted soldiers, and was selected for promotion to Sergeant Major.

SAN ANTONIO, Texas — U.S. Air Force Airman Anakkin C. Harrell recently graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio, Texas.

While Jason Rountree never envisioned being a police officer, there is no place the Live Oak Police lieutenant would rather be.

Do you remember going on a field trip in elementary school? Getting out of the normal routine, the smell of fresh air and seeing something new? Do you remember how excited you were?

MAYO — Lafayette Elementary School has announced the Students of the Month for September. The Student of the Month for grades kindergarten to second is Adylin Severance.

LIVE OAK — The Live Oak Tractor Supply Company is hosting a fall Farmers Market this month for local growers, crafters and artisans to showcase their homemade and homegrown goods.

LIVE OAK — Thirty-four students from Suwannee, Hamilton and Lafayette counties have been awarded a college scholarship under a program initiated by Florida Farm Bureau Federation for a total of $40,250.

Austin Andrew Griffin of Hamilton High School, Jasper, Florida, was recently presented the prestigious DAR Good Citizen Award by Linda Johns, chapter regent of the Edward Rutledge Chapter, Daughters of the America Revolution. The DAR Good Citizen program is a way to recognize high school sen…

Alyssa Baylee Manning and Gavin Tyler Cashmore will be getting married in the month of May. Contact the family for wedding details.

Dad, you are the most giving man I know and I appreciate everything you do and have done in the past for me and my family.  I am so glad that we now live up here to be closer to you.  

This Week's Circulars


Mrs. Bertha Lee Chancey Eady, age 88, passed away Monday, June 17, 2019. She was born March 26, 1931 in Aripeka, FLorida. She was a long time resident of Live Oak, FL and member of Mt. Gilead Baptist Church. Mrs. Eady is preceded in death by her husband, William "Bill"; siblings, Isabelle, C…

Ruth Anne Mosteller, age 86, of Live Oak, FL, passed away Sunday, June 23, 2019 at Suwannee Health Care Center following a lengthy illness. As per her wishes, finalization will be by cremation. Please sign the guestbook at Harris Funeral Home & Cremat…

Roger Williams, age 85, of Dowling Park, FL, passed away Sunday, June 23, 2019. Please sign the guestbook at Harris Funeral Home & Cremations, Inc. is in charge of all arrangements.

John Michael Kelly, age 66, of Jennings, FL, passed away, June 13, 2019 at his home in Jennings, FL. As per his wishes, finalization was by cremation. Please sign the guestbook at Harris Funeral Home & Cremations, Inc., was in charge of all arrangements.

Ada Virginia Kinsey, age 84, of Live Oak, FL, passed away Thursday, June 20, 2019 at the Suwannee Valley Care Center, Haven Hospice in Lake City, FL following a lengthy illness. She was a native and life-long resident of Live Oak, FL and was of the Baptist faith. Ada loved crocheting and sha…