• Library friends book sale as big as watermelons at festival

    The Friends of the Luther Callaway Public Library in Chiefland will conduct its semi-annual book sale in conjunction with the Chiefland Watermelon Festival on Saturday.  There will be hundreds of hardcover books, paperbacks, audio books, videos and children's books for sale at great prices—most for less than a dollar and some for much less.
       Buy a reusable fabric tote bag for $5 and take away as many books, not specially priced, etc., as it will hold. Some old and rare books will be available at market prices.

  • Community Calendar for the week of May 31

    Through June 30

    Friends of the Dunnellon
    Public Library sale
    The Friends Book Store, operated by the Friends of the Dunnellon Library, announces the “June Jubalee Book Sale”  with hard-cover books for $1 and paperbacks for 25 cents. This pricing does not include specially priced books.
    The inventory changes daily depending on book donations. All proceeds benefit the Dunnellon Public Library.
    The bookstores is at 20351 Robinson Road, Dunnellon. For more information, call 352-438-2520.


  • Trevis Prince’s youth hit songwriting workshop at Bronson library

    A free songwriting workshop with Trevis Prince will be held at the Bronson Public Library on May 30 at 6 p.m.
    Students will be introduced to fundamental techniques behind today’s hit songs with easy and fun to follow exercises. The songwriting workshop offers students the opportunity to immerse themselves in the art of songwriting at any level. The Friends of the Bronson Public Library will be providing free pizza and drinks after the workshop. Seats are limited so please call the library to reserve your spot today.

  • Dinner, dessert auction benefit cheerleaders

       The Chiefland High School cheerleading squad is hosting a cake and pie auction and a spaghetti supper to raise money for  uniforms and equipment.
       The event will be on Tuesday, May 29 in the Chiefland High School Cafateria. Meal service is at 5 p.m. and the auction is at 6 p.m. Dinners cost $5 each.  Spaghetti tickets can be purchased at Chiefland High School or at the door.    
       For more information, call Linda at 352-493-6000 , Debra at 352-493-6013  or Melissa (evenings) at 352-490-5354.

  • Players present "Love, Laughter and Lucci" this weekend

       Suwannee Valley Players present "Love, Laughter and Lucci," a comedy written by Cricket Daniel, on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

  • Community Calendar for the week of May 24


    Transportation disadvantaged board meeting
    The Levy County Transportation Disadvantaged Coordinating Board will conduct its regular business meeting at 10 a.m. at  the Levy County Courthouse in the County Commissioners’ Board Room, 355 S. Court Street, Bronson.

    Bronson homemakers annual bingo
    The Bronson Home and Community Educators club will host its annual bingo from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Levy County Extension Center. The cost is $5 for two cards and $1 for two additional cards.

  • Correction: Bronson homemakers bingo on Thursday

    An incorrect date was publiched in the May 17 issue of the Chiefland Citizen for the Bronson Home and Community Educators club's annual bingo

    The event will be from 1 to 4 p.m. Thursday, May 25, at the Levy County Extension Center. The cost is $5 for two cards and $1 for two additional cards.
    The club will provide drinks and dessert and there wil be prizes. For more information, call Dee Olsen at 486-2319.

  • Log Cabin Quilters for May 17


    The Log Cabin Quilters met Thursday, May 10, at the Levy County Quilt Museum. A lot of the members were away with doctor visits, vacations and whatever. We’re hoping everyone will be back with us next week.
    Greg and six boys were out and boy did they get a lot of work done. The porch looks terrific after they cleaned and got rid of some of the old spools that were beginning to show their age. Thanks Lancaster.

  • Church News for the week of May 17

    Parson's Memorial Presbyterian dinner Friday
       Parsons Memorial Presbyterian Church, Yankeetown, will have a pulled pork dinner on Friday from 4-6 p.m.
       A $6 donation is requested for a dinner of pulled pork, chips, baked beans, coleslaw, drink and dessert.
    There will also be a drawing for a $50 money tree.
       Take out is available. For more information or to order, call 447-2506.
    Joppa Baptist Homecoming June 3

  • Blueberry festival to benefit animals

       The first Blueberry Festival to benefit Sheltering Hands Rescue will be Sunday, June 3 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Ramada Conference Center, 3810 N.W. Bonnie Heath Blvd., Ocala.
       The even will have arts and crafts, prizes, plants, food and fresh blueberries, along with a 50/50 raffle, book sale, mini therapy pigs, the Brick City Oil Slickers the VW Club, demonstrations by the Ocala K-9 Unit, and Ocala Carriage rides, the Rowdy Boys Barbershop Quartet and crowning of the “Blueberry Princess” and lots more.