Lake Helen

Votran to provide limited holiday service on Christmas, New Year’s in Volusia County Sera King Tue, 12/24/2019 - 06:16

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Votran will operate on a limited service schedule on Christmas and New Year's in Volusia County for those who rely on the public buses to get to and from work, for shopping or other essential needs.

Sean Abshire announces run for seat on Lake Helen City Commission Henry Frederick Mon, 04/15/2019 - 13:05

LAKE HELEN, Fla -- Sean Abshire has announced his intention to run for a seat on the Lake Helen City Commission in municipal elections to be held this year in this small rural Southwest Volusia city of 2,780 residents.

Lake Helen Branch Library offers adult crafts Henry Frederick Tue, 04/02/2019 - 13:11

LAKE HELEN, Fla -- Adults can create a colorful picture frame at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 24, at the Lake Helen Branch Library, 221 N. Euclid Ave.

Make your own unique dreamscape at Lake Helen Library on Aug. 23 Henry Frederick Wed, 08/09/2017 - 17:58
By HENRY FREDERICK
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LAKE HELEN, Fla. -- Adults can make dreamscape paintings at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 23, at the Lake Helen Public Library, 221 N. Euclid Ave.

"The budding artists will use dyed inks to create individualized paintings on tiles and nonabsorbent paper," Pat Kuehn, Volusia County information specialist, told Headline Surfer. "Each painting will develop according to the way the inks are applied, blended and spread. No two will be the same."

Lake Helen library offering enlightening programs this month for people of all ages Henry Frederick Thu, 07/20/2017 - 03:20

LAKE HELEN, Fla. -- The Lake Helen Public Library, 221 N. Euclid Ave., is offering enlightening and entertaining programs for people of all ages this month.

Volusia County lifts burn ban in unincorporated areas as well as Oak Hill, Lake Helen & Pierson Henry Frederick Thu, 06/15/2017 - 14:10

DELAND, Fla. -- Volusia County Fire Services has lifted the burn ban for the county’s unincorporated areas as well as the municipalities of Oak Hill, Lake Helen and Pierson.

Lake Helen ex-con killed in Feb. 1 crash after fleeing DeLand cops identified Henry Frederick Thu, 02/02/2017 - 22:31
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DELAND, Fla. - An ex-con from Lake Helen was killed on early Wednesday morning when he crashed his car while speeding away from a traffic stop, a DeLand official said.

Mini horse attacked by loose dogs in Lake Helen succumbs to injuries; owner seeks help via GoFundMe page to defray medical costs Henry Thu, 12/29/2016 - 03:06

LAKE HELEN, Fla. -- One of God's gentlest four-legged mammals who loved being on a farm is no longer among the living, thanks to one or more dogs that had gotten loose from a nearby locale and ripped open his muzzle    with bites that Lake Helen cops believe may be the handiwork of one or more pit bulls  or mix breeds based on the viciousness of the attack.

2016 ReWind: 95. Lake Helen's Vernon Burton retains zone 2 seat without opposition; Jim Connell wins zone 4 seat in Nov elections Henry Frederick Mon, 11/28/2016 - 22:38

LAKE HELEN, Fla. -- Zone 2 Commissioner Vernon Burton got a free pass to-re-election when no one else put in qualifying papers back in June.