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Today's Features

  •    The Williston Public Library will have a South Beach Diet Weight-Loss Program at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, June 21.
       The first 30 people to arrive at the program will receive a free South Beach Diet book. Join in on the great tips, proven tricks and taste delicious diet food. Participants also will receive the support they need to make healthy changes in their diet and lifestyle.
       For more information, call your local library or the Levy County Public Library System at 352-486-5552.

  •    Cross Brand Cowboy will be starting its 3rd Annual Kids Ranch Rodeo Series on Saturday.    This is a four-month series which you are able to come to one of them or all.

  • Today

    Jamerson-Sheffield Post 91 meeting
    The Jamerson-Sheffield Post 91 of the American Legion has its June meeting. It will begin with the E-Board meeting at 5 p.m., followed by dinner at 5:30. All members, both the Legionnaires and Auxiliary members, are encouraged to attend. The auxiliary needs to elect new officers, but its members need to be there to participate. The post is located next to the FFA Arena on U.S. Highway 129 between Trenton and Bell.

    Ombudsman program needs volunteers

  • Army Pvt. Matthew C. McKinney, son of Michael McKinney of Chiefland and Tammi Reda of St. Cloud, 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.

  • Madylyn Christina Baker Johnson was born Monday, May 9, 2011, at North Florida Women's Center, in Gainesville. She joined her big brother, Aydan and her parents, Heather Baker, of Chiefland and Chuck Johnson, of Bronson. Her maternal grandparents are Tim and Erin Baker, of Chiefland.

  • By WINNELLE HORNE
    Director, Quilt Museum
     The Log Cabin Quilters met Thursday, June 9, at the Levy County Quilt Museum.    Quilting was done on the Log Cabin Quilt in the frame.   We have more quilt tops to be done but in the summer everyone has much to do at home.
    We’ve had more fruits and vegetables to be brought in.   All this takes time to can or freeze and we very much appreciate everything that comes in.

  • City of Chiefland employee Candy Pipkins, left, receives a pin from City Manager Grady Hartzog Monday night for five years of service with the city. Pipkin is a staff assistant at City Hall who mainly works for the utility department. She also handles scheduling for the parks and recreation department and handles some of the city’s payroll.

  • By GARY MILLER

    OUTDOOR TRUTHS

     I have to admit, I’m somewhat of a complainer. I really hope that I am being harder on myself than I need to be, but I know I do complain more than I should. I am thankful however that most of my complaining is to God. But nevertheless, I’m complaining.