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Wish for big fish

Wish for big fish

Indiana boy dreams of hooking first deep sea ‘monster’ Thanks to the efforts of national children’s charity Kids Wish Network, Greg Stepro got to experience the ultimate Keys trip. Greg, who has Wilson’s Disease (an inherited disorder that involves copper not properly being eliminated from the body), is first and foremost a dedicated angler. One […]

Children’s shelter officer looks ahead

Children’s shelter officer looks ahead

Outlook: Optimistic New Florida Keys Children’s Shelter Chief Development Officer Karen Holmes joined the shelter with an optimistic outlook on the impact she could achieve. As chief development officer, some of Holmes duties involve forming strong relations with the community and local government, fund raising, and marketing. The Florida Atlantic University and Nova Southeastern University […]

Team Depot helps local veterans

Team Depot helps local veterans

Seeing Clearly In a stilted Big Pine Key house, disabled Army Veteran Donald Pereau’s windows needed some help. “It’s tough not knowing when storms are coming and having to worry about how the windows will get shuttered and un-shuttered,” he said. That’s when Team Depot, the Marathon Home Depot store volunteers, stepped up to help […]

ON TRACK at MHS

ON TRACK at MHS

Marathon High School track athletes Jonathon Pitchford, left, Takara McKnight, Joel Zalia, Keygan Jeffries and Aydan Child compete at the IMG Academy in Bradenton, Florida this past weekend. Owen Pitchford, far right, also traveled as an stand-in runner, but did not compete. They did the unexpected.” -Teresa Konrath, MHS athletic director Marathon High Varsity Track  […]

Softball season ends

Softball season ends

On Tuesday, the Marathon High School’s softball team ended its quest to advance to the regional finals. They suffered a crushing loss to John Carroll Catholic High School, the same team that kept them out of the regional finals in 2016. Regardless, the MHS softball team ended with an impressive 20-5 record, including the recent […]

Man On The Run

Man On The Run

New book chronicles life as a fugitive This is one of those crazy, jaw-dropping, page-turning stories that can make a reader whisper an expletive by page 3. Key West resident Dan “Tito” Davis and Peter Conti, Hollywood screenwriter, wrote a helluva story about Tito’s life drug trafficking and running from the FBI for 13 years. […]