• Person of the Week

     — By Cameron Asbell, Cameron Asbell Insurance, Bronson

    Terri Grantham Cheston brings happiness everywhere she goes. She always seems to have a smile on her face and a positive message to bring.

    As a licensed massage therapist, her job is to help people find relief from muscle pain. As a person, I believe she was put here to help people find relief from the strains of life. Her positive energy seemed to radiate from her at all times.

  • Honored for service

       Harry Rouse, of Chiefland, was honored recently by Hospice of Citrus County Inc./Hospice of the Nature Coast for his "outstanding volunteer service" during 2012.
    Rouse, who has been a volunteer with the Hospice Thrift & Gift Shoppe in Chiefland for three years, contributing 1,071.5 hours of his time during 2012, was characterized as being “always friendly, always helpful, always eager to work and always available to support the thrift shop when needed.”

  • Citizen becomes part of city history

       Printing plates from the April 4 issue of the Chiefland Citizen were two items, among other things, included in the City of Chiefland's time capsule, buried in a ceremony April 6 as part of the city's centennial celebration.
       Pictured, from left, Chiefland Citizen, Cedar Key Beacon and Tri-County Bulletin General Manager and Suwannee Valley Rotary member Tom Ten Broeck and area dentist and fellow rotary member Dr. Robert Mount.

  • Log Cabin Quilters— July 12 issue

    The Log Cabin Quilters met Thursday, July 5, at the Levy County Quilt Museum. Everyone worked on their various projects. Items were brought in for our Christmas in July table.     
    After lunch, the Levy County 4-H Sewing Camp members came for a visit and to work on their sewing projects. The 4-H group has been coming every summer for years. It was great to have them out.   

  • Military: Irvin

       Air Force Airman 1st Class Cory M. Irvin, the son of Jeffrey Irvin of  Trenton. has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. He was an honors graduate in his training class.
       Irvin is a 2009 graduate of Bell High School.
     The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills.

  • Black history speaker urges raising children right

    Retired educator Vivian Filer believes children should be raised with love, but also a firm grasp on whatis proper and what is not.
    As the speaker for the Black History Scholarship Banquet in Chiefland on Feb. 18 at the Tommy Usher Community Center, she told the 80 people in attendance, that   having children calls for a commitment to invest long hours, go the extra mile, to sacrifice and "love, love, love."


       Nellie Marie Gladwell and Chetley Lowell Breeden are to be wed on Saturday, October 22, at 5 p.m. at the Gladwell home.
       The wedding is open to all family and friends. No local invitations are being sent.

  • ENGAGEMENT: Colson-Arrington

       Carl and Amanda Colson of Fanning Springs proudly announce the upcoming wedding of their daughter, Burgandy Colson to Christopher "Red" Arrington, the son of Randy and Jeanne Arrington of Trenton. The wedding will be held at Pine Grove Baptist Church on Oct. 22, 2011 at 4 p.m. Reception will immediately follow.

  • Birth

       Cody and Magen Carter, of Chiefland, would like to announce the birth of their new baby girl, Dixie Lee Carter. She was born July 30, 2011, and weighed 9 pounds 8 ounces and was 21 1/2 inches long.
       Dixie was welcomed home by her big brother, Ty, many grandparents, aunts and uncles.

  • Engagement: Jernigan--Underwood

    Darrel and Laverne Jernigan and John and Gale Underwood announce the upcoming marriage of their children, Megan Jernigan and Clifton Underwood.