The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission is continuing to investigate the death of Bryan Austen Osteen. Osteen was killed in a hunting accident November eighth while attempting to climb down an 11-foot ladder stand. His grandfather found Osteen facedown near the stand and immediately called the police. Yesterday, Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Trent Kelly spoke with Osteen’s grandfather in Old Town about his grandson, and how their family is coping with this terrible loss.[audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/FPredoTrentDixie.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.