Editors Pick

Bobby Highsmith: Top of the class

Juggling family, work and community   Bobby Highsmith knew his sophomore year at Duke University (he attended on a football scholarship) that he would return home to Key West....

Fat Albert has a baby in the skies over Lower Keys

Mystery Solved A trip through the Lower Keys has Keys residents doing a double take as the iconic Fat Albert blimp appears to have procreated. Flexing its massive investigate...

Paddling with a hero

SUMMER ADVENTURE My swimmer kept telling me she was bringing “bags of water” to hydrate. I assumed she meant a bottle of water inside a bag. No. She...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Stamp Out Hunger – Aiming for a record

Drive benefits local food banks On Saturday, May 13, the National Association of Letter Carriers will launch its annual Stamp Out Hunger food drive. The single-day drive is...

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...

The Tao of the Keys

Taoist Tai Chi classes build strong bodies, minds Taoist Tai Chi has many moving parts; it’s part Eastern philosophy and part martial arts. Combined, they have a very...