Today's Features

  •    Air Force Airman 1st Class Samuel E. Doherty, son of Dennis Doherty, of Williston, has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.
       Doherty is a  2007 graduate of Williston High School and has an Associate's degree in 2010 from Central Florida Community College (now College of Central Florida).

  •    The Chiefland High School Class of 1991 will hold its 20th class reunion on Saturday, Aug. 27, from 6:30 - 11:30 p.m. at the Best Western Gateway Grand, off 39th Avenue, Gainesville.
       All classmates are invited to attend. The cost is $35 per person. Faculty are also invited free of charge. Please RSVP to Diana Blackert before Aug. 13, or contact one of the following classmates:
    • Diana Blackert, dblackert24@yahoo.com, 352-222-3778
    • Tonya Vinning Wiggins, wigginstonya@hotmail.com, 352-339-0568

  • n First UMC hosts epic summer bash
       First United Methodist Church Chiefland will host the First Epic End of Summer Bash on Saturday, Aug. 13, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event is free and open to the community.
       In addition to free food and drinks, there will be games, children's clothing tent (K-12), kids' fingerprinting and haircuts, Jumpy House and wet slide, games and more.
       For more information, call 352-493-4627.

    n Archer UMC holds block party

  • We've all heard the old adage, “use it or lose it.”

  • "Wait on the Lord; be of good courage.....Wait, I say, on  the Lord."  

  •  Manatee Springs State Park will host Family Fun Day this Saturday  from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
       Participants can enjoy games such as the three-legged race, sponge game and more. There will be competitive races for family teams. Events are set up for every visitor to safely participate with little or no assistance required. All activities are free with park admission.
       For more information, visit www.floridastateparks.org.

  •    The Suwannee Valley Players will host its second annual Golden Gravel Awards Saturday at 7 p.m. at BubbaQue's Banquet Room in Chiefland.

  • Through August 12

    4-H Summer Camps
    The Levy County 4-H hosts a variety of camps at the Bronson Agricultural Center this summer. Campers must be at least 8 years old by the date of the camp. The cost is $25 per camp or $50 for ATV camp. Camps are Monday-Thursday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., and Friday from 8:30 a.m. to noon. Camp fee includes breakfast, lunch, snacks, field trips and recreation.

  • Army Pvt. Matthew C. McKinney has graduated from the Infantryman One Station Unit Training at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga.  The training consists of Basic Infantry Training and Advanced Individual Training.