Today:: Showers and slight chance of thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 70s. East winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain near 100 percent. Tonight: Cloudy with chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms. Lows around 70. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 50 percent. Details here.
Today’s document from the National Archives and the Astronomy Picture of the Day.
Today’s tides: at the beaches, at the Intracoastal Waterway.
Drought Index: 225
The OED’s Word of the Day: plovery, adj.
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Note: all government meetings noticed below are free and open to the public unless otherwise indicated. Many can be heard or seen live through each agency’s website.
The Sheriff’s daily incident reports and jail bookings are posted here.
In Court: Jury selection is scheduled to start in the first-degree murder trial of Dorothy Singer, accused of shooting her husband five times and burying him in the family’s backyard at its west-Flagler home in 2017. Singer has skipped pre-trial appearances. Her lawyer has made a motion to have Circuit Judge Dennis Craig disqualified, arguing that Craig has made statements prejudicial to the defense in pre-trials. The motion is to be heard Monday morning before jury selection at 9 a.m. in Courtroom 401 at the Flagler County courthouse. See: “Defense Calls For Judge Craig To Be Disqualified From Dorothy Singer Murder Trial Following String of Startling Statements.” [Case 2017 CF 000431]
The Flagler County Commission holds the first in a series of budget workshops in preparation for the 2018-19 budget, 9 a.m. at the Emergency Operations Center, 1769 E. Moody Blvd., Building 3, Bunnell.
The Flagler County Commission holds another goal-setting session at 1 p.m. at the Emergency Operations Center, 1769 E. Moody Blvd., Building 3, Bunnell.
The Flagler County Library Board of Trustees meets at 4:30 p.m. at the Flagler County Library, 2500 Palm Coast Parkway NW, Palm Coast.
The Flagler County Veterans Advisory Council meets at 4 p.m. in the First Floor Conference room of the Government Services Building, 1769 E. Moody Blvd., Bunnell.
The Bunnell City Commission holds a workshop at 6 p.m. to discuss its purchasing policy, and a meeting at 7 p.m., when it will hear a presentation from Bob Snyder of the Flagler County Health Department and a presentation about FPL’s conversion of streetlights to LED.
The Flagler County Sheriff’s Office hosts the annual Law Enforcement Memorial and Candlelight Vigil at 7:45 p.m. The ceremony honors all law enforcement officers who have died in the line of duty with a memorial walk lit by blue candlelight that starts at Flagler Courthouse and ends at the Sheriff’s Operations Center in Bunnell. Once the participants all arrive at the Operations Center, the Law Enforcement Memorial Ceremony begins.
The Bunnell Elementary School PTO meets at 5:30 p.m. in the school’s cafeteria.
Honoring Harry T. Moore and Harriette Moore: Sen. Dorothy Hukill, R-Port Orange, and Rep. Patrick Henry, D-Daytona Beach, will take part in a West Volusia NAACP meeting to honor the late civil-rights leaders Harry T. Moore and Harriette Moore, who died after a bombing at their home in 1951. During this year’s legislative session, Hukill and Henry sponsored resolutions to recognize Dec. 15 as “Harry Tyson Moore and Harriette Vyda Simms Moore Day” in Florida. 6:30 p.m., Greater Union First Baptist Church, 240 South Clara Ave., DeLand.
Blood Donations: The Big Red Bus will be at the following locations this week:
- Tuesday: Bealls, 9 Old Kings Road, Palm Coast, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
- Wednesday: The Windsor Assisted Living, 50 Town Court, palm Coast, from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m.
- Saturday: At the Island Festival on the grounds of the Palm Coast Arts Foundation, 1185 Central Avenue, Palm Coast, from noon to 5 p.m.
- Sunday: Palm Coast United Methodist Church, 5200 Belle Terre Parkway, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Jail Bookings and Last 24 Hours' Incidents in Flagler, Palm Coast, Flagler Beach, Bunnell
|Jail Bookings, June 19-22
Sheriff's night shift incident reports, June 21
Sheriff's day shift incident reports, June 21
Flagler Beach's night shift incident reports, June 21
Flagler Beach's day shift incident reports, June 21
Bunnell police's night shift incident reports, June 21
Bunnell police's day shift incident reports, June 21
Ferry Service Resumes at Fort Matanzas: The National Park Service is pleased to announce that our ferry to Fort Matanzas National Monument will officially resume service on May 14th at 9:30am. For the last two years our ferry service and dock system at Fort Matanzas were severely damaged, first by Hurricane Matthew in October 2016, and again in September 2017 by Hurricane Irma. Repairs to both ferry boats and dock system have recently been completed, inspected, and service to the fort is resuming. We appreciate the patience and good will we received from our visitors who often travel great distances to visit St. Augustine and Fort Matanzas National Monument. We look forward to your next visit with us.
At the Florida Agricultural Museum: Our two new Fantastic Summer Camp Programs with Cathy Tallacksen, Instructor. Pioneer Life Ways, and Native American Traditions. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday, four sessions available, $200 per week. Sibling discount, $175. Hurry and sign your child up HERE: https://form.jotform.com/80727305907964 and click here to see the full poster.
SCOTT ATTENDS EMBASSY OPENING: Gov. Rick Scott is expected to be in Israel for the opening of the new United States embassy in Jerusalem. Before the opening. Scott will attend a breakfast hosted by the Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America. Also expected to attend the embassy opening is U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis, a Palm Coast Republican running for governor this year.
STATE FAIR BOARD MEETS: The Florida State Fair Board is scheduled to meet. The 2019 state fair will start Feb. 7. (Monday, 9:30 a.m., Florida State Fairgrounds, Tampa.)
KING CALLS FOR CHILDREN’S TRUST: Democratic gubernatorial candidate Chris King and former state Rep. Dick Batchelor will hold an event to call for creation of a Children’s Trust for Orange County. (Monday, 10 a.m., outside Orange County Administration Center, 201 South Rosalind Ave., Orlando.)
‘POOR PEOPLE’S CAMPAIGN’ HOLDS PROTEST: The Florida Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival will hold a protest at the Capitol to call for an overhaul of voting-rights laws and programs to address issues such as poverty. (Monday, 2 p.m., the Capitol.)
COSTELLO CAMPAIGNS IN NEW SMYRNA: Former state Rep. Fred Costello, an Ormond Beach Republican running in Congressional District 6, will hold a campaign event in Volusia County. (Monday, 5 p.m., American Legion, 619 Canal St., New Smyrna Beach.)
CRAB FISHERIES AT ISSUE: The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission will hold one in a series of workshops about issues related to stone-crab and blue-crab fisheries and the commercial spiny lobster fishery. The agency is considering a requirement that crab traps be affixed with an FWC-issued tag number. (Monday, 6 p.m., City Hall, 600 West Ocean Dr., Key Colony Beach.)
—-Compiled by the News Service of Florida and FlaglerLive
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Telemann’s Fantasia No. 1 in A Major for solo flute, Performed by Kristen Stoner
Kristen Stoner is a flute professor at the University of Florida. She performed this Telemann piece during a guest recital at Florida State University on November 5, 2010.
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