• Horse, trailer clinic Saturday in Newberry

       A free horse and trailer clinic will be held Saturday, May 19, from 9 a.m. to noon at the Double L Ranch, 8849 S.E. 90th Ave., Newberry.
       To sign up, call 352-474-6176 or vicit www.newberry autorepair.com and click on the "Clinic" tab. For more information, call 352-472-7073.
       There will be three sessions: Round Pen, Get Ready To Tow Trailer/Truck and Horse Loading.

  • Cedar Key Arts Center Summer programs

    n Summer Visual Arts Education
    July 16-27, 2012
    • Learn from the professionals: ceramics, drawing, sculpture, jewelry, and alternative photography.
    • First grade  to high school students eligible
    • Small materials fee may apply (scholarships available)
    • Register prior to June 11th at the KeyHole in Cedar Key
    • Limited enrollment

    n Art Therapy/Art Education Study
    July 2-31, 2012

  • Levy County 4-H offers beginning sewing camps

       What are you doing July 2 through 6? We’re having a Beginning Sewing Camp at the Levy County Agricultural Center in Bronson. It starts at 8:30 a.m. and ends at 4:30 p.m. except on Fridays when it ends at noon. Lunch and snacks are provided. You must have been 8 years old by Sept. 1, 2011. There is a limit of 6 spots.

  • Poker run May 26 benefits Fisher House

       The 2nd Annual Poker Run sponsored by the AMVETS Post 88 Auxiliary will be on Saturday,  May 26, with proceeds going to Fisher House in Gainesville.
       The ride will start at AMVETS Post 88,  10050 N.E. State Road 24. The pre-registration fee is $10 per rider and $5 per passenger. Registration the day of the ride begins at 9 a.m. and will be $15 per rider and $5 per passenger.
       Kickstands will be up at 11.30 a.m.

  • Community Calendar for the week of May 17


    Pancake, sausage breakfast benefit
    The Levy County Tax Collector's Office is having a benefit pancake breakfast for the Heddins Family from 7:45 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. at the Levy County Courthouse.
    Proceeds will be used to help defray the medical bills for James & Michelle Heddins' daughter Ashley, and she is undergoing her fourth round of chemotherapy. The latest treatment is working, according to the family, and in coming months she will begin the Stem Cell Transplant.

    Bronson blood drive

  • Saturday expo helps prepare residents for disaster

       The Levy County Public Safety & Hurricane Preparedness Expo, sponsored by the Levy County Department of Public Safety, will be Saturday, May 19, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Williston Airport. Admission is free.
       There will be demonstrations of vehicle extrications using the Jaws of Life and working dogs for Search  and Rescue and the Sheriffs’ Office.
    Displays will include ambulances, fire trucks, helicopters, hazardous materials equipment, police cars, a medical simulator lab and forestry equipment from several counties.

  • Library friends meet Thursday

       The Friends of the Luther Callaway Public Library  Board of Directors, will hold their monthly meeting at the Library, 104 NE 3rd Street, Chiefland (a block behind City Hall), at 11 a.m. today.
    The Luther Callaway Public Library is the Chiefland Branch of the Levy County Public Library System. For an agenda, email:   tomreitz@msn.com.  

  • Community Calendar for the week of May 10

    through May 30

    Free living healthy program

  • Community Calendar for the week of May 3

    Wednesdays through May 30

    Free living healthy program

  • Chiefland residents can save a life or 3

    What difference can a single blood donation make? One figure frequently cited is that one pint of blood can save up to three lives, since it can provide three lifesaving products: red blood cells, plasma and platelets.