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Frances's last column appeared on October 9, 2006, fifty-nine years after starting with the Ocala Star-Banner. Frances lives on in her words and her work. Frances' influence can not only be felt in Florida but in the field of journalism nationwide.
There are many great weekly newspaper publishers in the history of Florida newspapering. But there are few who are more closely identified with weekly publishing than S.L. Frisbie, IV.
It’s a cliché to say that someone was born with ink in his veins, but that doesn't make it any less true in the case of Bob Vedder.