Features http://www.chieflandcitizen.com/features/todaysfeatures en "Pirates ..." opens at Chief on Friday, July 25 http://www.chieflandcitizen.com/content/pirates-opens-chief-friday-july-25 <img src="http://www.chieflandcitizen.com/sites/www.chieflandcitizen.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/cast-ppj_23.jpg" alt="" title="" align="left" hspace="6" /><p> The &quot;Pirates of Penzance Jr.,&quot; performed by area children as part of our children&rsquo;s summer theatre program, is coming to the Chief Theater.</p> COPS volunteers honored on retirement http://www.chieflandcitizen.com/content/cops-volunteers-honored-retirement <img src="http://www.chieflandcitizen.com/sites/www.chieflandcitizen.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/10498242_10152577658462630_8179104040119406806_o.jpg" alt="Levy County Sheriff Bobby McCallum, from left to right, reads the citation honoring Donna and Tom Munsell as Sheriff&#039;s Sgt. Max Long waits to present the couple with a plaque of appreciation. " title="Levy County Sheriff Bobby McCallum, from left to right, reads the citation honoring Donna and Tom Munsell as Sheriff&#039;s Sgt. Max Long waits to present the couple with a plaque of appreciation. " align="left" hspace="6" /><p> Personnel from the Levy County Sheriff&#39;s Office, family members and Sheriff&#39;s COPS (Citizens On Patrol) members &nbsp;honored Tom and Donna Munsell on their retirement from the volunteer group on July 14.</p> <p> Tom Munsell was a part of the second volunteer academy taught at LCSO in the early 1990&rsquo;s.&nbsp; During his many years of service he donated 2,122 volunteer hours to the citizens of Levy County.&nbsp;</p> <p> Donna Munsell donated an additional 751 volunteer hours.&nbsp;</p> 1st Baptist in Chiefland hits the rails http://www.chieflandcitizen.com/content/1st-baptist-chiefland-hits-rails <img src="http://www.chieflandcitizen.com/sites/www.chieflandcitizen.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/1_217.jpg" alt="" title="" align="left" hspace="6" /><p> Children attending First Baptist Church in Chiefland got a mid-morning trail ride around the church grounds.</p> <p> The congregation, celebrating its 100th anniversary this year, was hosting Vacation Bible School in the morning this week. &nbsp;</p> Camp Safe Haven: Helping families overcome grief http://www.chieflandcitizen.com/content/camp-safe-haven-helping-families-overcome-grief <img src="http://www.chieflandcitizen.com/sites/www.chieflandcitizen.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/csh_campers_bubbles2014.jpg" alt="Camp Safe Haven Family Camp will be Saturday, Sept. 6 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Otter Springs Park and Campground, at 6470 SW 80th Avenue in Trenton. " title="Camp Safe Haven Family Camp will be Saturday, Sept. 6 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Otter Springs Park and Campground, at 6470 SW 80th Avenue in Trenton. " align="left" hspace="6" /><p> Haven Hospice is offering a free, grief-support experience for families through the Camp Safe Haven program. The experience will help families understand their feelings of loss and give them an opportunity to heal.</p> <p> Camp Safe Haven Family Camp will be held Saturday, Sept. 6 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Otter Springs Park and Campground, located at 6470 SW 80th Avenue in Trenton.</p> Even small spaces can provide a fruit-full diet for gardeners http://www.chieflandcitizen.com/content/even-small-spaces-can-provide-fruit-full-diet-gardeners <img src="http://www.chieflandcitizen.com/sites/www.chieflandcitizen.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/photo_6.jpg" alt="Blueberries can be grown in a container and you can harvest them for breakfast. " title="Blueberries can be grown in a container and you can harvest them for breakfast. " align="left" hspace="6" /><p> By Melinda Myers</p> <p> Picture yourself harvesting a few fresh strawberries for your cereal in the morning or perhaps picking a few apples from your own backyard tree to cook up into a pie.&nbsp; It is possible, even if you garden on a balcony or small lot. And even if you have plenty of space, you will still appreciate the fun and convenience of reaching out the backdoor and harvesting some homegrown fruit.</p> Rotary president honored http://www.chieflandcitizen.com/content/rotary-president-honored-0 <img src="http://www.chieflandcitizen.com/sites/www.chieflandcitizen.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/hammond.jpg" alt="" title="" align="left" hspace="6" /><p> Robert Mount, left, the incoming president of the Suwannee Valley Rotary Club, presents, outgoing president Bill Hammond with a plaque of appreciation for his leadership of the club for the 2013-14 year.&nbsp;</p> <p> The presentation was at the club&#39;s July 17 meeting.</p> SV Rotary guest http://www.chieflandcitizen.com/content/sv-rotary-guest <img src="http://www.chieflandcitizen.com/sites/www.chieflandcitizen.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/img_9843.jpg" alt="" title="" align="left" hspace="6" /><p> Julie Davis, left, accepts a thank you from Suwannee Valley Rotary Club President Robert Mount for her talk on services provided by her company Mederi Caretakers.&nbsp;</p> <p> She spoke at the July 17 meeting.</p> At Concord Baptist law enforcement lends a hand http://www.chieflandcitizen.com/content/concord-baptist-law-enforcement-lends-hand <img src="http://www.chieflandcitizen.com/sites/www.chieflandcitizen.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/1_219.jpg" alt="" title="" align="left" hspace="6" /><p> Levy County Sheriff&#39;s Sgt. Max Long, in first photo, Crime Scene Investigator Danny Griffith, in second photo, Lt. Lisa Brock, in third photo, and the Levy County Sheriff&#39;s Office came to help with Concord Baptist Church VBS commencement.</p> <p> They fingerprinted the children, did a CSI presentation and finished with a demonstration from Cpl. Kevin Kinik and his K-9 deputy (not pictured).&nbsp;</p>