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Milestones

  • May Chiefland Students of the Month

       Three Chiefland students were presented with awards Monday night for academic excellence.
       From left, Dasia Shepherd, of CES, and Dessie Clemons, of CHS, hold up their certificates. Taylor Lewellyn, not pictured, was CMS’s Student of the Month.

  • Bell High School sweeps VFW essay contest

       On April 5th, the Veterans of Foreign Wars Essay Awards were presented checks ranging from $125 to $200 dollars at Bell High School by Mr. Bruce McInnis, Commander of VFW Post 5625, and Mr. William Verville, District 7 Vice Commander.  
       The Voice of Democracy is facilitated by the Bell High School JROTC and is for high school students and the Patriots Pen is for middle school students in the Tri-County area.

  • Marriage: Duncan-Morales

    Sheila Kim Morales is proud to announce the wedding of her daughter, Jennifer Lynn Morales, to Scott Duncan on March 3. The groom is the son of Tonja Duncan.

  • Marriage: Yarborough-MacKenzie

    Mike and Gina MacKenzie, of Trenton, announce the marriage of their daughter, Jennifer MacKenzie, to Eric Yarbrough, son of Lajuana and the late Matthew Yarbrough, of Jacksonville. The couple was joined in marriage just before sunset on April 20, 2012. The ceremoney was held on the beach across from Faraway Inn in Cedar Key.

  • Birth: Lane

       Madison, Reagan and Brant Lane would like to announce the birth of their sister Lillian Suzanne Lane. Lillian was born on March 20, 2012, at North Florida Women’s Center. She weighed 6 lbs., 1oz. and was 18 inches long.
       Lillian was welcomed home by her parents Aaron and Robyn Lane, of Chiefland, her Grandparents Gloria Cooper, of Old Town, Donnie and Cindy Lane, of Chiefland, and Jeff and Bunny Adams, of Inglis, and her Great-Grandfather Johnny Tallent, of Chiefland.

  • Log Cabin Quilters for the week of May 3

    By MYRTICE SCABORZI
    Publicity
    The Log Cabin Quilters met Thursday, April 26, at the Levy County Quilt Museum.   Now that we’ve set the date for our Open House on May 19, it's time to start getting ready for the event.  We’ll be spending the next few weeks moving items around.  
    Bobbi in Orlando sent a package of her stained glass items.  We have them hanging in the windows to catch the morning sun. She had also sent up flower pins, which are adorable.

  • Quilts donated to Haven

       The Fowlers Bluff Quilting Group delivered 20 handmade lap quilts to Haven Hospice in Chiefland. The quilters provided materials and supplies and worked on the quilts for the past several months.
       The quilts were donated to brighten the beds and lives of the Hospice patients.
    One lady said as she picked out her maroon colored quilt and held it close to her, "This quilt is lovely and it is just the colors that remind me of home."  

  • Engagement: Spivey-Jerrels

       Mickey and Cheryl Beauchamp, of Bronson, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Jaime Leigh Spivey, to Lint William Jerrels II, son of Lint Jerrels Sr. and Donna Jerrels, of Archer.
       Jaime is the granddaughter of the late James and Vivian Sims. of Bronson, and Malcolm and Virginia Beauchamp, of White Springs. Lint is the grandson of Geneva Jerrels and the late Rubin Jerrels Jr., of Bronson, and Oriene Karns and the late Hugh Carver Sr., of Anthony.

  • Nursing home celebrates volunteer week

       The Tri County Nursing Home and Rehab celebrated its volunteers last week. Volunteers are an important and integral part of the nursing home and making a difference in the lives of the residents. It is with their continued support that residents are happily entertained.   
       All of the staff and resident families at Tri-County Nursing Home applaud our volunteers for an outstanding year.

  • Golden Anniversary: Allen

    William and Cleo (Wilkerson) Allen will celebrate their 50th anniversary on Saturday  from 1 to 3:30 p.m. at Full Gospel Outreach Church. The celebration is open to family and friends. No gifts, please. The church is at 14790 U.S. Highway 19 in Chiefland.