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FOR FRIDAY, April 18, 2014
Mayor's Prayer Breakfast 2014
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Feature headlines Opinion & Articles of Interest
Richard Anderson
Mayor-elect Kilsheimer asks city official to stay
Find out how many years City Administrator Richard Anderson has been in his position with the city in this week's Apopka Chief.

Land McQueen meeting
Final meeting held for Mayor and Commissioner
Read about Mayor John Land and Commissioner Marilyn Ustler McQueen at their final meetings and see more photos on pages 10A,12A in this week's Apopka Chief.

Apopka Art and Foliage Festival
Festival will feature more than foliage and art
Find out what new features will be added this year at the 53rd annual Apopka Art and Foliage Festival in this week's Apopka Chief.

Mayor Kilsheimer
Mayor, commissioners to take the oath of office
Find out when the swearing-in ceremony for the new mayor, Kilsheimer, and city commissioners will be held in this week's Apopka Chief.

Frank Kruppenbacher
Reappointment of city attorney to ... announced
Read more about Frank Kruppenbacher in this week's Apopka Chief. .

OUR POSITION:

Land honored for ... years of service at his final council meeting
"...he did it with passion and a love that transcended his job." Read our opinion on the Apopka City Council meeting on page 4A.
Your Opinion Counts. Send us a letter.

THE VOICE OF THE COMMUNITY:
OPINION & ARTICLES OF INTEREST

‘Apopkas’ don’t just happen - they take decades of moral leadership
“...this type of leadership and example are not by chance or happenstance." Read Corbeil's column on leadership. See page 4A. Your Opinion Counts. Send us a letter.

All agree PARCC doesn’t meet needs

"...speaker and president were concerned that the Partnership for the Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) testing was not developed to fully meet..." See Bryan Nelson’s Florida’s education standards column on page 4A. Your Opinion Counts. Send us a letter.

First of a series on Florida standards

Read Christine Moore's article on the Florida Standards on page 4A. Your Opinion Counts. Send us a letter.

The Wild, Wild West

"...the new-West days are too sad, and too complicated." Read Patti Bankson's article on the latest battle over state and federal land rights on page 5A. Your Opinion Counts. Send us a letter.

Spiritual songs will help change your corrupt lifestyles

Read Slim's article, Attention Apopka Soulsville, on page 9C. Your Opinion Counts. Send us a letter.


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Lifestyle & Community headlines
Wanda Hicks
Artist chalks one up to following her dream
Read more about Apopka artist Wanda Hicks and her creative traits in this week's Apopka Chief. .

Abhishek Shah and Marvin and Karen Barrett exchange program
Exchange student from India comes to Apopka
Find out what Abhishek Shah's hopes are and read more on Marvin and Karen Barrett in this week's Apopka Chief.

Jaliscia Hall gala
Apopka student places in fundraising gala
Find out where Jaliscia Hall placed at the Eminence Scholarship Gala in this week's Apopka Chief.
Jace Hovey and Artem Pimenov and Hunter Nielson recognized
Students recognized with certificates
Find out why Jace Hovey, Artem Pimenov, and Hunter Nielson were recognized in this week's Apopka Chief.
Apopka High FFA team
Apopka High FFA team places at university event
Read more on Katie Sanchez, Kaitlyn Rehn, Courtney Ogburn, Kaley Bird, and Savanna Ogburn in this week's Apopka Chief.
cupcake ladies
Ladies help sweeten learning center
Find out how many times the “Cupcake Ladies” visit the center in this week's Apopka Chief.
Wilkins family grads
Wilkins keep graduations coming
Read more about the Wilkins family in this week's Apopka Chief.
William Weinaug lll police academy
Resident graduates from police academy
Find out why William (Billy) Weinaug lll was honored with an award in this week's Apopka Chief. .

Hobby Lobby ribbon cut
Hobby Lobby holds ribbon cutting
Find out where the new store is located in this week's Apopka Chief.

Other Feature Headlines, Events and More:

  • Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast will honor Land and Kilsheimer. Get the date and time for this event in this week's Apopka Chief.
  • What Easter is all about
  • Read our section on The Meaning of Easter & Easter Celebrations on pages 6A and 7A in this week's Apopka Chief.
  • VFW Commander seeks new members
  • The Larry Campbell Memorial Golf Tournament, hosted by the Maitland Presbyterian Church, will be held. Find out how you can help Loaves & Fishes on page 1C in this week's Apopka Chief.
  • Apopka Area Chamber of Commerce is seeking new ideas and new viewpoints for the Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors. Find out what is required in this week's Apopka Chief.
  • The Apopka Area Chamber of Commerce and CenturyLink will present a fashion show. Find out how much the seats for the show are in this week's Apopka Chief.
  • The annual Outdoor Easter Pageant will be held. See the Lord’s Supper, In the Garden, the Trial of Jesus, the Crucifixion and Resurrection of Jesus Christ presented by many citizens and churches of the Zellwood community. Find out who the music will be by in this week's Apopka Chief.
  • The Church of the Holy Spirit is offering several opportunities to take part as we proceed toward Easter Sunday. For more information see page 2C.
  • First Presbyterian Church of Mount Dora invites all to attend special Holy Week services. Get the dates and times for these events on page 3C in this week's Apopka Chief.
  • Come celebrate the risen Lord this Easter at First Baptist Sweetwater. For times and more events, see page 3C in this week's Apopka Chief.
  • Dr. Neil Nedley held a free orientation for his Depression Recovery Program. Find out when the classes will meet in this week's Apopka Chief.
  • Come learn a new scrap booking “tech”-nique at Apopka Calvary Church of the Nazarene. find out how to attend in this week's Apopka Chief.
  • Read our Home and Garden... Florida Style section articles, Save money on energy bills and Keep your garage work space safe with the following tips on pages 6C, 7C in this week's Apopka Chief.
  • Have an ‘eggstra’ memorable Easter with these tasty recipes. See Kapers on page 4C.
Sports headlines | Check out Sports Photos in our PHOTO ALBUM
AHS vs Ocoee Edgewater baseball
Darters baseball play Ocoee and Edgewater
Read about the performances during both games in this week's Apopka Chief.

WHS wrestling coach Lenin Vazquez
Wekiva High School names new coach
Read more on the new head wrestling coach, Lenin Vazquez, in this week's Apopka Chief.

AHS softball
Darters will participate in the regional playoffs
Find out what it took for Ashleigh Acker and the AHS softball team to get there in this week's Apopka Chief.

WHS baseball
A somewhat different team due to injuries
Read about Wekiva Mustangs baseball team performances against Eustis, Ocoee, Oak Ridge in this week's Apopka Chief.
AHS flag football
Apopka flag football team plays two games
Find out if Chassidy Holmes and the team won against Deltona, or DeLand in this week's Apopka Chief.
Athletes sign
Athletes sign letter of intent, scholarships
Find out where Nick Celella, DeMaurius McMillian, Brittany Chambers, Sideeq Ali, Brandon Stratton, Shawn Feltner, Jordan Hicks signed with in this week's Apopka Chief.
AHS WHS girls lacrosse
AHS, WHS play lacrosse semifinals of the District
Find out whose season ended between: Apopka and Lake Brantley, Wekiva and Lyman in this week's Apopka Chief.
Cody Howard ceremonial pitch
Cody Howard throws out the ceremonial first pitch
Find out why Cody Howard threw the ceremonial first pitch in this week's Apopka Chief.
WHS volleyball Archie Phillips III
Mustangs volleyball stomp against the Eagles
Find out if Archie Phillips III and the Wekiva team or the Edgewater team won this game in this week's Apopka Chief.
WHS flag football
Wekiva Mustangs battle DeLand in flag football
Find out if Caysha Coleman and the Mustangs were victorious in this week's Apopka Chief.
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