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Milestones

  • Egg hunt in Fanning Springs

    The City of Fanning Springs held its annual Easter egg hunt, March 31, at Fort Fanning Historical Park. Mayor, Cheryl Nekola wishes to recognize those that volunteered their time and efforts and made donations to help make the event a success. Thanks to: Paul and Leanna Chase, Sam Gray, Frank and Sharon Zylstra, Todd Gray, Jamie and Robin Lyles, Pat Orr, Ron McQueen, Wayne Huffer, Betty Armacost, Blaine and Barbara Locke, David Jones, Robert Kerr, Carlton Butler

  • Log Cabin Quilters for April 12

    By MYRTICE SCABORZI    
    Publicity
    The Log Cabin Quilters met Thursday, April 5, at the Levy County Quilt Museum.  The sidewalk supervisors were kept very busy with both quilts in the frames being worked. The Take 5 quilt had people busy sewing the blocks, several were sandwiching a baby quilt together, several were working on cutting out a braid quilt and we even had several working hard just rocking in the rocking chairs.  

  • Basic training graduate

       Air Force Airman 1st Class Benjamin R. Nutt graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.
     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.
     Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.
     Nutt earned distinction as an honor graduate.

  • Springhouse Quilters

    By LOIS SCOTT and
    BEVERLY SHOBE

    Publicity
    The March business meeting of the Springhouse Quilter's Guild convened Tuesday, March 13, with President Mary Rawlins officiating.  Madam President thanked the guild ladies for their assistance during the March 10 Trenton Quilt and Craft Festival and reiterated her appreciation for their sharing of time and self.  The 39 members and one guest present enjoyed a delightful brunch.  Door prizes were won by Janet Gooding, Lois Johnson and Ve Wietor.

  • Log Cabin Quilters for March 22

    By MYRTICE SCABORZI
    Publicity

  • 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.

  • Birthday

    Former City of Chiefland Deputy Clerk Edith Goss celebrated her 90th birthday Saturday, March 17, with 35 of her family members at a party hosted by her children, Sandra Allen (Raymond), Chiefland, Virginia Sikes, Florence, Ms., Mike Goss, Bruce Goss (Regina), Chiefland, and Dan Goss (Beth) of Fanning Springs. A dinner was served along with birthday cake.  The family spent some time sharing memories and great times they have had with their mother, grandmother and great grandmother's life.

  • Engagement: Cannon-Wylie—Thompson

    Betty Workman and Pop Charles Scarberry of Chiefland are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Jane Cannon-Wylie to Bennie Thompson, son of the late Clifford and and Lula Mae Thompson of Branford. A wedding is planned for July 7 at 4 p.m. near Branford.

  • Good viewing for Haven Hospice

    Carol Tew, from left, presents a check for $1,761, to Haven Hospice Administrator Patrick Allen with the help of Harry Coleman and the winners of the annual TV raffle, Ben and Melissa Lott. Tew, owner of Badcock & More Home Furnishings in Chiefland donates a large screen TV every year for a raffle and donates the proceeds to Haven. Coleman is Tew's top salesman of raffle tickets.