• Military

    At the Military Order of the Cooties Supreme Convention in St. Louis, Kathy Browne, Auxiliary President to the Military Order of the Cootie Auxiliary, P.T. 25 received the Supreme Award for Auxiliary President of the Year. 

    Pictured are from left to right, Linda Campbell, Supreme President; Jane Channell, Past Supreme President; Kathy Browne, Cootieville Auxiliary President, and the first and second runner ups.

  • Birthday: MacArthur

    James Allen MacArthur turned 1-year-old on Aug. 5 and celebrated with his parents Ashley and James MacArthur and big sister Lily, all of Chiefland.

  • Anniversary: Bushnell

    High school sweethearts, Drs. Donna Lee and Jay Richard Bushnell will celebrate their 50th Wedding Anniversary on Aug. 22.

    The Bushnells have two sons, six grandchildren and one great grandson.

    Since 2004, the couple have lived full time at Fowlers Bluff. He is past president of the Lower Suwannee and Cedar Key National Wildlife Refuges Friends group. She is president-elect of the Cedar Key Arts Center and volunteers with her pet therapy dog, Sola, at Haven Hospice.

  • 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.

  • 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. 

  • 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.