Alachua County residents lined 39th avenue to welcome home Marine, Lance Corporal Phillip Paul Clark on Thursday (May 27th). The motorcade started in Jacksonville and ended up at Williams Thomas Funeral Home in Jonesville. WUFT’s Andrea Gazmuri talked with some of the people who turned out to show their respect for the fallen marine.[audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/89marine.mp3]
The Lake City community is working to help a family of eight that lost their home in a fire last week. Donations so far include mattresses, shoes, toothbrushes and sports equipment for the kids, and a GoFundMe has been set up to raise money toward a down payment on a new house.