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  1. Harrelson, Opal R.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 4 | The Lakeland Ledger

    ... Walls; and brother M. L. Ricks. Mrs. Harrelson is survived by her sons Alvin Harrelson, Lakeland, Rodney Harrelson, Astor, FL; 5 grandchildren; 8 great grandchildren; 5 great great grandchildren. Memorial services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, March ...

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  2. Police Log: Calls include vandalism, shoplifting, hit and runRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... 27 , near Minneola, Feb. 10. Officers arrested a resident on a charge of assault. River Road and State Road 40 , near Astor, Feb. 13. Officers arrested a resident on a charge of driving while under the influence. State Road 50 , 2500 block, Feb. 12. ...

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  3. Bob McNally's Outdoors OutlookRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | The Florida Times-Union

    ... fresh shrimp or scented soft-plastic lures producing trout. Guide James Hillman at Highland Park Fish Camp south of Astor on the St. Johns River says that while strong winds and low temperatures have made for challenging fishing, largemouth bass and ...

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  4. Troopers: Tire wasn't legal in Volusia dump truck of deaths of mom, infantRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    The Volusia County dump truck that collided with a vehicle on State Road 40 in August, killing an Astor mother and her infant, was using a tire that violated federal regulations and was inadequate for steering, a Florida Highway Patrol traffic homicide report states. The left front steering tire on the truck owned by Volusia County was in violation of Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulation 393.75 , according to the report.

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  5. Festivities celebrate Black History MonthRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2015 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... 352-343-3776. "Put Pain in Its Place: How to Get Osteoarthritis Pain Under Control" is 1:30 to 3 p.m. Wednesday at Astor Public Library, 54905 Alco Road. The goal of the program is to provide older adults with knowledge about osteoarthritis pain and ...

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  6. LANE: Familiar scenes in a new museumRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    ... at finding familiar sights framed and on display: St Mary's Episcopal Church, St. Paul Catholic Church, the old Astor drawbridge, the old Ormond Hotel and Sopotnick's Bar, back when it was a remote, roadside tavern and not a big Bike Week ...

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  7. Outdoors: Professional kayak anglers eye Lake MarburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2015 | Evening Sun

    ... it on a bigger stage." The first event of the series was held last Saturday (Jan. 31) on the St. John's River at Astor, Florida. Remaining events for the KBS initial fishing season include: Sam Rayburg Reservoir, Lufkin, Texas, Feb. 27-28; Lake ...

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  8. Van Buren County Deputy tracks fugitive thousands of miles awayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2015 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    ... to take. His medication was forwarded to him via mail," said Deputy Oliver. The medication was sent to an address in Astor, Florida. When he contacted authorities to arrest Gwilliams, he met another dead end. Deputy Oliver got discouraged that ...

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  9. Woman suspected of shooting child's father in Pierson, official saysRead the original story

    Dec 27, 2014 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    ... The man was taken by ambulance to Florida Hospital DeLand, and the woman was found by deputies at a restaurant in Astor less than three miles from the shooting scene, Davidson said. A rifle was located during the investigation, but investigators ...

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  10. 'Ida,' 'Leviathan' Among Front-runners at European Film AwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2014 | The Orlando Sentinel

    The 27th European Film Awards ceremony is unspooling later today in Riga, Latvia. Variety will provide a live blog of the awards as they are announced.

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  11. West Volusia set for Christmas parades, boat spectacleRead the original story

    Dec 3, 2014 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    ... other things. The parade begins at Lakeview Drive and New York Avenue and will proceed south down Lakeview Drive. Astor, a small community on the Lake County side of the State Road 40 bridge, will also be holding both street and boat parades this ...

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  12. Mujica: - I won't ask Tabar for anything'Read the original story

    Dec 2, 2014 | Buenos Aires Herald

    New president-elect Tabar Vzquez will be free to choose his own political path, Jos "Pepe" Mujica said yesterday, as Uruguay's popular current head of state promised not to ask for any favours from his predecessor, and soon-to-be successor. On Sunday night, Vzquez, who served as president from 2005-2010, scored an overwhelming victory in Argentina's neighbouring country, extending the Broad Front's 10-year control of the presidency.

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  13. Bellew, FrederickRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2014 | Newark Advocate

    Frederick William Bellew FRAZEYSBURG: Frederick William Bellew, 87, of Astor, Florida and Frazeysburg, Ohio died Sunday, November 9, 2014. Born August 15, 1927 in Detroit, Michigan he was the son of the late William and Elizabeth Bellew.

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  14. Bob McNally's Outdoors OutlookRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | The Florida Times-Union

    ... numbers of 1-pound average crappies (speckled perch) at Lake Woodruff, a widening of the St. Johns River south of Astor. Trollers are doing well in mid-lake areas, and near the west shore in open water. Best action has been with bare jigs, in ...

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  15. Bob McNally's Outdoors OutlookRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | The Florida Times-Union

    ... on in many area waters. Best reports are coming out of Lake Woodruff, a widening of the St. Johns River south of Astor. There, trollers and jig fishermen are getting catches of up to 20 per day. Lake Santa Fe, near Keystone Heights, has been giving ...

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  16. Bob McNally's Outdoors OutlookRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | The Florida Times-Union

    ... pier, with over-the-slot bull redfish available off the end of the structure in deeper water. Lake Woodruff south of Astor has been red hot for largemouth bass. Guide Rick Rawlins out of Highland Park Fish Camp led a pair of anglers recently to nine ...

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  17. Police Log: Calls include stolen cologne, theft of auto parts, hit and runRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2014 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... by those agencies. The Police Log is published Thursdays in the Lake section. McPherson Lane , 25000 block, near Astor, Sept. 28. Officers arrested a resident on a charge of battery and criminal mischief. Cemetery Road , 35000 block, near Umatilla. ...

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  18. Cool, dry days will bring relief to rain-weary Volusia, Flagler residentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2014 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    ... through Dunns Creek, said county spokesman Carl Laundrie. The rising river moved over docks and into some yards in Astor in northwestern Volusia over the weekend. That triggered emergency no-wake zones in an expanded area along the river to prevent ...

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  19. St. Johns River still causing floodingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2014 | Click Orlando

    ... THAN THAT, I GOT STUFF UP ON BLOCKS. SO IT'S IN GOOD SHAPE. BUT IT'S NOT JUST MORE RAIN THAT CONCERNS RESIDENTS IN ASTOR. MOODY SAYS HIS NEIGHBOR HAS ALREADY HAD PROBLEMS WITH BOATERS. ONE OF OUR NEIGHBORS THREE DOORS DOWN WAS YELLING AT ONE OF THE ...

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  20. Bob McNally's Outdoors OutlookRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2014 | The Florida Times-Union

    Cooling weather and abundant rain with resulting high water has made for outstanding bass fishing in the Lake Woodruff area of the St. Johns River south of Astor. Yesterday morning guide Rick Rawlins of Highland Park Fish Camp led angler Linc Cornett of Oviedo to 10 bass, the largest weighing a stout 10-pounds-1.

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