Features http://www.willistonpioneer.com/features/todaysfeatures en Faith Bigger Than Fear http://www.willistonpioneer.com/content/faith-bigger-fear <img src="http://www.willistonpioneer.com/sites/www.willistonpioneer.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/dsc_0153.jpg" alt="Paige Douglas is all smiles after a 14-year battle with synovial sarcoma." title="Paige Douglas is all smiles after a 14-year battle with synovial sarcoma." align="left" hspace="6" width="57" height="85" /><p> &nbsp;</p> <p style="margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; text-indent: 9.0px; line-height: 11.5px; font: 11.0px 'Adobe Caslon Pro'"> <br /> If it weren&rsquo;t for the gauze pressure bandage around her knee, you&rsquo;d never know that Morriston&rsquo;s Paige Douglas is in a fight for her life.</p> Man with a big heart http://www.willistonpioneer.com/content/man-big-heart <img src="http://www.willistonpioneer.com/sites/www.willistonpioneer.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/dsc_03191.jpg" alt="Karon Johnson knows it’s a great day to be alive." title="Karon Johnson knows it’s a great day to be alive." align="left" hspace="6" width="59" height="85" /><div id="cke_pastebin"> Karon Johnson&rsquo;s smile is the first thing that greets you when he enters a room and it never leaves his face, even when sharing the adversity that plagues his life.</div> <div id="cke_pastebin"> While he is an imposing figure of a man, his voice is soft much like his demeanor. However, it is that smile that speaks loudly and proudly of who he is.&nbsp;</div> <div id="cke_pastebin"> Reared in Dunnellon, &nbsp;Johnson graduated with honors in 1997 and set out to work in his chosen career of juvenile corrections.</div> <div id="cke_pastebin"> Lucky Penny http://www.willistonpioneer.com/content/lucky-penny <img src="http://www.willistonpioneer.com/sites/www.willistonpioneer.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/IMG_0148.JPG" alt="" title="" align="left" hspace="6" width="113" height="85" /><p> It was a feat that ends up on morning TV talk shows.<br /> Monday, an 8-year-old Jack Russell out on her afternoon bathroom break disappeared.<br /> &ldquo;I&rsquo;d seen a turtle the day before,&rdquo; said the dog&rsquo;s owner, Patty Hatch, &ldquo;and thought she was following it.&rdquo;<br /> Indeed she had.<br /> Penny, the curious Jack Russell, had wandered the way of the turtle and somehow became trapped in the turtle/gopher hole.<br /> Happenings http://www.willistonpioneer.com/content/happenings-16 <p> &nbsp;<span class="Apple-style-span" style="color: rgb(20, 24, 34); font-family: 'Adobe Caslon Pro'; font-size: 18px; line-height: normal; "><i>May</i></span></p> <p style="margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; text-align: center; text-indent: 9.0px; line-height: 11.5px; font: 12.0px 'Adobe Caslon Pro'"> <b>JBES Kindergarten Registration</b></p> <p style="margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; text-align: justify; text-indent: 9.0px; line-height: 11.5px; font: 11.0px 'Adobe Caslon Pro'"> Joyce Bullock Elementary School is now registering students for kindergarten.&nbsp;</p> Happenings http://www.willistonpioneer.com/content/happenings-15 <p> &nbsp;</p> <p style="margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; text-align: center; text-indent: 9.0px; line-height: 11.5px; font: 18.0px 'Adobe Caslon Pro'; color: #141822"> <i>May</i></p> <p style="margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; text-align: center; text-indent: 9.0px; line-height: 11.5px; font: 18.0px 'Adobe Caslon Pro'; min-height: 22.0px"> &nbsp;</p> <p style="margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; text-align: center; text-indent: 9.0px; line-height: 11.5px; font: 12.0px 'Adobe Caslon Pro'"> <b>Tourism Board Meeting</b></p> Happenings http://www.willistonpioneer.com/content/happenings-13 <p> &nbsp;<i style="line-height: 20.4px;">April</i></p> <p class="p2"> <b style="line-height: 20.4px;">Gospel Fest</b></p> <p class="p4"> New Zion A.M.E. Church of Raleigh will sponsor Gospel Fest 2016 Saturday, April 9 in downtown Williston. Vendor spaces are available and are $75 if reserved before March 28 &ndash; after that they are $100.</p> <p class="p4"> For a vendor registration form, call 904-654-3324 or contact the church at 528-5220.&nbsp;</p> Happenings http://www.willistonpioneer.com/content/happenings-12 April Sniff Fest for Easter Eggs More than 100 eggs will be filled with treats for dogs attending the Sniff Fest for Easter Eggs that will benefit the Williston Animal Group (WAG). The fun will be held from 3:30-5:30 p.m. Saturday, April 2 at Trained Dog Happy Dog, 8575 NW 150th Ave., Morriston For more information, call 528-3828. You Be The Judge Auditions You Be the Judge Talent Show auditions will take place Saturday, April 2 from 9 a.m. - noon at Cornerstone Assembly of God Church, 1045 NE 6th Blvd., Williston. Happenings http://www.willistonpioneer.com/content/happenings-11 <p> &nbsp;</p> <p style="margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; text-align: center; text-indent: 9.0px; line-height: 11.5px; font: 18.0px 'Adobe Caslon Pro'"> <i>April</i></p> <p style="margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; text-indent: 9.0px; line-height: 11.5px; font: 11.0px 'Adobe Caslon Pro'; min-height: 13.0px"> &nbsp;</p> <p style="margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; text-align: center; text-indent: 9.0px; line-height: 11.5px; font: 12.0px 'Adobe Caslon Pro'"> <b>Highlands HOA Yard Sale</b></p>