Hey, Stuart! Happy 100th birthday! It was on May 7th, 1914, that you were incorporated as a town. Years before, you were named Potsdam by German settlers. Then, after the Florida East Coast Railway came through, you were renamed Stuart in honor of local landowner Homer Stuart. You are on the St. Lucie River where it joins the Indian River Lagoon at the St.
The Washington Post won two Pulitzer Prizes this month. One went to the newspaper for its coverage of the National Security Agency’s sweeping surveillance program, based on documents leaked by Edward Snowden. The other went to reporter Eli Saslow for his series of articles on the $78 billion food stamp program to help those below the poverty line. One article focused on a recruiter for the Treasure Coast Food Bank, which feeds about 100,000 people each week in Indian River, St.
Interview with Saint Lucie County detective of the criminal investigations unit, Ryan Register about Drug Take back day on Saturday April 26, 2014. For information on locations in your area for a drop off box click on the link below.
Humans and horses began to bond more than 4,000 years ago. That special relationship continues today – even though the horseless carriage has mostly replaced the horse for going from here to there. Consider the programs of the Florida Equestrian Foundation at Scarlett Stables in Fellsmere in Indian River County. The foundation provides horse-assisted therapy to children with autism, veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder, seniors having difficulty adjusting to their limitations and people of all ages with emotional problems that produce anger, over-eating or other negative behavio