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  • Basic pistol class raises funds for slain Dixie deputy's family

    A basic pistol class, hosted By Levy County Sheriffs Office, that can qualify an individual for Florida Concealed weapons permit will be held Feb. 6 at 8 a.m. at the Levy County Sheriffs Office Classroom, 9150 N.E. 80th Ave., Bronson.

    The cost is $65 with proceeds benefitting the family of slain Dixie County Sheriff's Capt. Chad Reed. Reed was killed in the line of duty last week leaving behind a wife and two children.

    Sign up by calling (352) 486-5111 or email sfinnen@levyso.com. Lunch will be provided and additional donations will be accepted

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    Gallery show

    The Cedar Keyhole Gallery is proud to announce Artist of the Month for January 2010 is Russel Raethka.Russel (Russ) Raethka challenges the standards normally attributed to watercolor paintings. Whereas a watercolor is usually expected to present a soft, muted representation, Russ depicts his scenes in sharp, crisp definitions that could easily be assigned to a real-time sighting.

    January 28

    Rowdy Rootin’ Tootin’ Relay round up!

  • Chili cook-off at Chiefland High

    Chiefland FFA’s 1st Annual homemade chili cook-off 2010 contest will be Friday, February 12 from 5-6 p.m. at the Chiefland High School Cafeteria. The $10 entry fee includes dinner.

    Entry forms must be received by Feb. 5. Check-in for participants is 4:45 p.m. with a minimum of one gallon of chil, so everyone gets a taste. Judging will begin at 5 p.m. with the meal being served to the general public for $5 at 5:30 p.m.

  • Humane Society to hold fundraiser

    The Humane Society of Levy County invites all chili cooks to participate at the 3rd Annual Bark-N-Purr Charity Concert sponsored by Bubba Que’s & Hungry Howie’s on Saturday, Feb. 27 at the Bronson Youth League Park, 220 Picnic St, Bronson, FL.

  • Church News

    Journeymen Quartet at Bronson COG

       Journeymen Quartet in concert at the Bronson Church of God on Feb. 13, at 7 p.m.

       The Journeymen Quartet has performed with the Gaither’s and has been singing an old time male quartet style and sound since 1957. All are invited and encouraged to attend this exciting event.

    Comedian-Evangelist at Lighthouse Word

      Comedian and evangelist Barry McGee is coming to the Lighthouse Word Church Saturday, Feb. 20 at 7 p.m. for the Spring Fling. 

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    The Cedar Keyhole Gallery is proud to announce Artist of the Month for January 2010 is Russel Raethka.

    Russel (Russ) Raethka challenges the standards normally attributed to watercolor paintings. Whereas a watercolor is usually expected to present a soft, muted representation, Russ depicts his scenes in sharp, crisp definitions that could easily be assigned to a real-time sighting.

    Today

    Legion Post 91 to meet

  • Manatee Springs State Park hosts a month of manatee programs

    Manatee Springs State Park in Chiefland will host a variety of featured guests throughout the month of January to celebrate Manatee Awareness Month. With the cooler weather, the featured guest will be the manatee, along with partners in manatee protection, awareness, education and enforcement.

    Special events on Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. will include:

    Jan. 23- Florida Fish and Wildlife Officer Dorvan Daniels will show their T-top rescue boat and discuss injured and sick manatee rescue operations.

  • Manatee to host moonlight paddle

     The Department of Environmental Protection’s Manatee Springs State Park will host a moonlight paddle event on Saturday, Feb. 27.

    The moonlight paddle will be a guided canoe/kayak tour on the Suwannee River. Participants will learn about the history of the river while enjoying the beautiful scenery by moonlight. The park’s Citizen Support Organization will provide a short program following the moonlight paddle. Light refreshments will be served.

  • Community Calendar

    Thursday

    Legion meeting

    The American Legion Auxiliary Unit 236 of Levy County will be holding its monthly meeting at 7 p.m. The post is located at 9550 NE Hwy 27 Alt, just southeast of Bronson.  Phone number is 352-486-5003.  All ladies married to veterans (living or deceased) and daughters or granddaughters of veterans are welcome.

    Chiefland High variety show

  • Community Calendar for the week of January 1

    Saturday

    Shrine Club breakfast

    The Suwannee River Shrine Club will hold its semimonthly Country Breakfast from 7 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at the clubhouse on State Road 26, about a half mile north of Fanning Springs.

    The menu includes sausage, eggs, bacon, sausage gravy, biscuits, pancakes and coffee for $5.50 per person. This event is open to the public.

        

    Tuesday

    Soil and Water District meeting