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Today's Features

  • Levy County 4-H will host several camps at the Bronson Agricultural Center from June 13-Aug. 19. Campers must be at least 8-years-old by June 1. 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.

  • Today

    Library after school movie
    The Luther Callaway Public Library will have an after school program with a movie and popcorn at 5 p.m. The movie is the 2010 remake of the movie Gulliver's Travels starring Jack Black, Jason Segel and Emily Blunt. The 85-minute film is rated PG for brief rude humor, mild language and action.
    For more information, contact Jenny Rodgers at 352-486-5552.

    Tourist council to meet

  • By  Jeffrey G. Hawks
    Army Heritage Education Center Foundation  

  • Chiefland MOCA (Military Order of Cootie) visits the Tri County Nursing Home in honor of Mother's Day. They delivered a carnation and soft toy to all the female occupants and chatted with them for a while. From Left, Susan Haines, Tom Brown, Dee Bazar, Roz Boudreau, Sharon Bolton and Kary Colson.    

  • Matthew Horne and Jeremy McClelland, two 10th grade students from Chiefland High School felt a little out of place at the Rotary Youth Leadership Awards camp in the Panhandle.
    It wouldn't last long.
    Before Sunday they would come out of their cocoons.
    Call it the RYLA effect.

  • The Haven Alliance presented Haven Hospice with a check for $21,140 at their annual membership luncheon on May 5 at the E.T. York Hospice Care Center in Gainesville.
    The Alliance raised the funds through membership dues and the 10th Annual Styles for Life Fashion Show. All funds benefit Haven’s unfunded programs and services such as Camp Safe Haven, a day camp for children and teens who are coping with the loss of a loved one.

  • Special to the Citizen
    When the Hospice Thrift & Gift Shoppe marked its first anniversary in Chiefland with a celebration festival. Justin Walton, 11, of Chiefland, took the first step on what could be his road to stardom.

  • By WINNELLE HORNE
    Director, Quilt Museum
    The Log Cabin Quilters met Thursday, May 12, at the Levy County Quilt Museum. More fabric was brought in and also lots of pictures that have been taken through the months.  We have extra photos for those who want them.
    Four ladies came out and had lunch with us. One had a quilt she wanted to have finished.  Lois took the job on.

  •  By GENE DUMAS
    Since we moved to Florida, I’ve noticed that people keep donkeys. I’m one of those people who never thought that a donkey was worth a whole lot, but I’ve since learned that I have been mistaken on that subject.
    Many people in this state have realized that donkeys can perform a valuable service.

  • By GARY MILLER

    Outdoor Truths