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Today's Features

  • Donations to Haven Hospice Attic trailer supports services 
       Spring cleaning is a good time for making a donation of unwanted or unneeded clothing and household items to the Haven Hospice Attic donation trailer at Scoggins Chevrolet Buick, 1424 N. Young Blvd., Chiefland.

  • If in this life only we have hope in Christ, we are of all men most miserable. 
    1 Corinthians 15:19
     

  • We were saying our goodbyes in the school parking lot when momma must’ve completely lost her mind! “Here son,” she smiled, handing me her camera, “Take a few pictures on your field trip.”  I gulped like I’d swallowed my tonsils. Did she remember I was just in the fourth grade?

  • By GARY MILLER

    Outdoor Truths

  •      Local band, Dotti South and the Slackers will be performing Saturday at 5 p.m. during the town of Suwannee’s Stone Crab Festival. There will be lots of activities and plenty of food and fun, along with several other musical acts including: E.T. Morris, Mainstream band, Matt Davis, Amos Neo, Shauna Clark and Section 8. So, come on down and have some fun with Dotti South and the Slackers.
    All proceeds go towards the funding of  Suwannee’s 4th of July fireworks display.

  • Friday-Saturday

    Friends' book sale
    A book sale by the Friends of the Dunnellon Library will be in the Dunnellon Library Meeting Room, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. Prices: Hardcover, 50 cents; Paperbacks, 25 cents; and Saturday only, a “bag of books" for $4. The library is at 20351 Robinson Rd, Dunnellon.

    Saturday

    Wild Hog Race

  • By TAMARA LYTLE
    AARP News
    President Obama on Wednesday laid out a vastly different vision of how to wrestle the nation’s debt problems into submission compared with a Republican plan that comes up for a vote later this week.
    “Doing nothing on the deficit is just not an option,” Obama told a crowd at George Washington University. “Our debt has grown so large that we could do real damage to the economy if we don’t begin a process now to get our fiscal house in order.”

  • WASHINGTON — AARP CEO A. Barry Rand released this statement in response to the speech by the President addressing the nation’s fiscal challenges:

  • The Medicare Fraud Squad is here and needs your help. On a national level about 3 percent of all healthcare spending, some $86 billion, is lost to fraude each and every year.
    Because Florida has one of the largest senior populations with over 3 million beneficiaries, Medicare fraud costs taxpayers betwen $3 and $4 billion each year.
    And when you consider Florida’s Medicare program runs in excess of $176 billion annually, this has really got to hurt.