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Milestones

  • Drug certification for K-9 team

     Sheriff Bobby McCallum presents Cpl. Pete Barnes and K-9 Bruno, both of Chiefland, with their Narcotics Detection Certificate.

    The presentation was made at th4e Sheriff's Office in Bronson. 

  • Sworn in

     Sheriff Bobby McCallum administers the oath to a new group of telecommunications officers, from left to right, Maria Brown, Kevin Davis and Hayden Williams, with Supervisor Donna Capps.

    The ceremony was held at the Sheriff's Office in Bronson.

  • Marine Corps celebrates birthday

    The Tri-County Marine Corps League Detachment 1018 celebrated the 238th birthday of the Marine Corps on Nov. 9 at The Gathering Table restaurant in Chiefland with great food, entertainment and dancing.

  • Birthday boy

    Levy County Department of Public Safety employees took time out to make this second birthday a memorable one. The child and his friends toured the ambulance from Medic 1 for his birthday party; his grandfather, James Elmore, sent a letter to DPS Director David Knowles thanking the crews for taking time out of their busy day to visit with the children.

  • Historic installation

    Ed Philman of Trenton, right, takes the oath of office as the new Rotary Club District 6940 governor, from outgoing District Governor Jeannie Quave of Panama City. Philman is believed to be the first governor elected in a district that stretches from Pensacola to Williston who is not from the Florida Panhandle. He was installed during a luncheon Tuesday at the Gilchrist County Woman's Club.

  • LARC helped by $12K donation

  • Military: Aiken

    Seaman Ross Aiken, nephew of Grady and Lou Jones, of Williston, completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill., on June 22.
    During the eight-week program, Aiken completed a variety of training that included classroom study and practical instruction on naval customs, first aid, firefighting, water safety and survival, and shipboard and aircraft safety. An emphasis was also placed on physical fitness.

  • Student of the Month

    Chiefland Mayor Teal Pomeroy presents Taylor Lewellyn, an eighth grade student at Chiefland Middle School, with a "Student of the Month for May 2012" certificate at Monday's commission meeting. Lewellyn was described by the school's teachers as "personality plus." The teachers said she is motivated and responsible, has high standards and high expectations for herself. 

  • Log Cabin Quilters for June 28

    By MYRTICE SCABORZI
    Publicity

     The Log Cabin Quilters met Thursday, June 21, at the Levy County Quilt Museum.  Everyone was busy working on various projects – they were quilting on the Watermelon quilt, opening up some of the items that were boxed earlier, washing and drying the items and then putting them out for display.  We did have time for visiting and thinking of the ones who were out with sickness or vacation.

  • FWGP donates $5K

    The Friends of the Withlacoochee Gulf Preserve Inc. donated $5,000 to the Town of Yankeetown to help with the reconstruction of the Ellie Schiller Education Center’s elevator at the Withlacoochee Gulf Preserve. The Center has been under renovation for several years as funds become available through the Town’s budget and community donations. The final element for a certificate of occupancy is bringing the elevator in compliance with State codes. The estimated cost is $17,000.