Kelsey Peck

Kelsey is a reporter who can be contacted by calling 352-392-6397 or emailing news@wuft.org.

Ink dries on letter writing

When was the last time you sat down and wrote a letter? Not an email, but took a pen to paper? Florida 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Kelsey Peck explored whether or not letter-writing is a lost art. [audio:https://www.wuft.org/news/files/2012/02/FP-Letterwriting.mp3|titles=FP Letterwriting]  

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Zipline attraction opens in Marion County

A unique attraction has opened in Ocala that has people climbing treetops.  Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Alyssa Averette reports on a community which has welcomed a family zip-line business designed for everyone from thrill seekers to environmental experts. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/AlyssaAveretteProject2] A new family-owned business venture, Canyons Zip Line, is expanding the ecotourism offerings …

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Arrest made in quadruple murder in Marion County

Marion County Sheriffs Office has arrested a suspect in connection with the quadruple homicide in Ocala. Deputies arrested 31 year-old James Bannister earlier this morning. He faces 4 counts of premediated murder and 1 count of arson and is being held on $50,000 bond.  Sheriff’s Office spokesman Judge Cochran says an …

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World Trade Center artifact finds home with Ocala Fire Rescue

The 10-year anniversary of the September 11th attacks is nearly a month away, and a piece of the rubble from the World Trade Center now has a home in Ocala. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Kelsey Peck spoke with the Ocala Fire Rescue Batallion Chief Brian Stoothoff about the piece of American history that now …

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UF recruits eating disorders expert to start new program

An expert on eating disorders has joined the University of Florida to develop a program from scratch to treat this illness that affects more than 10 million women and 1 million men. Doctor Kevin Wandler has worked exclusively with eating disorder patients for the past 16 years.  Now as Chief of Eating …

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Alachua County Farmer’s Market gives special incentives for snap recipients

National Farmers Week is underway and in celebration, the Alachua County Farmers market is offering Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program recepients a chance to double their benefits at the market. As Florida’s 89.1,WUFT-FM’s Kelsey Peck reports, farmer market shelp contribue to the local economy and also provide a fresher product. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/AlCoFamerMarketWrapfinal.mp3]

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