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Today's Features

  • Special to the Citizen
    People in need of assistance with food stamp and Medicaid applications, blood pressure and diabetes screening, resources for elders and supplemental food will be served when the Levy County Community Outreach Team visits Inglis and Rosewood on Feb. 26.
    The locations for the aid are:
    • Inglis Town Hall, 135 Highway 40 West, 9-11a.m.
    • Rosewood Baptist Church, 6331 S.W. 98th Terrace, Rosewood, 1-3 p.m.

  • By DENNIS WEBBER
    On Saturday, Dec. 18, the Levy Association for Retarded Citizens enjoyed their Second Annual LARC Christmas Celebration sponsored by Calvary Worship Center of Chiefland at the Tommy Usher Pineland Center.  Under the direction of the Executive Director, Betty Stockton-Walker, the Board of Directors, family and community, LARC’s mission is to work with their clients, offering services that will teach them life management skills and tap talents that will not only enrich their own lives but the lives of others. 

  • n Methodist men meet Saturday
    The regular second Saturday breakfast meeting of United Methodist Men is at 8 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 12, at the Fellowship Hall of the Chiefland First United Methodist Church, 707 N. Main St.
    n UMC honors those married in church

  • Saturday

    Pets benefit from breakfast
    4Pets Sake will host a benefit breakfast 8:30-10:30 a.m. at Bell Community Center. Cost of breakfast is a donation, cash or check. For information, please call 352-221-3174 or 352-507-1247.

    Sunday

    Legion Valentine's dinner, dance
    American Legion Auxiliary 383 hosts a Valentine's Dinner and Dance from 2-6 p.m. A ham dinner will be served for a $5 donation. There will be door prizes, a 50/50 drawing, music, dancing, and more.

    Bugs in the history book

  • The Florida State Fair’s theme this year is “The Best Time of the Year.” The fair, at the Florida State Fairgrounds in Tampa, runs through Feb. 21. The 2011 Florida State Fair has 106 rides for guests to enjoy. There will be fan favorites such as the Giant Wheel and Hydro Shock along with new choices for both kiddies and thrill seekers.

    Special days
    coming up are:
    n Senior Days Feb. 15-17 — $6 gate admission for ages 55 and over. Free gate admission for seniors on Feb. 17 after 4 p.m.

  • Bill Allen sat behind a table loaded with arrowheads, spear points and the remnants of a large gray pot reassembled like a jigsaw puzzle. A steady line of people passed by, some carrying artifacts of their own, asking questions of Allen about what his objects were and where they had been found.
    “I think I done covered just about all of Levy, Dixie and Gilchrist counties over the years,” he said about his past forays into the woods and along freshly plowed fields in search of ancient pottery and stone tools.

  •  The Gracious Mistress of the Parsonage and Yours Truly were relaxing in the living room after our Saturday evening repast. She was reading some woman's novel while I was following the exploits of Bertie Wooster and his gentleman's gentleman, Jeeves. Oh, that Bertie, what?

  •  n UMC honors those married in church

  •    Join us for a special showing of Disney's "Secretariat" at the library.