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Today's Features

  •  Cross Brand Cowboy Church Homecoming

  •  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.

  •  First Baptist Church of Chiefland aired previews of the movie “Courageous” during its Father's Day Breakfast on June 18. The movie, in theaters Sept. 30, is about four police officers tackling their fears and their faith while learning lessons about what it takes to be a courageous dad. Pictured left, Stuart Wasson goes over scriptures and talks about steps to becoming a courageous father. More than 70 were in attendance and enjoyed a tasty breakfast that included biscuits and sausage gravy.

  •    Cedar Keys National Wildlife Refuge invites the public to an open house on Seahorse Key  from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, July 9. Bring a camera, fish a little, walk along the beach, and enjoy the young pelicans through the spotting scope.

  •  Through August 12

  • By WINNELLE HORNE
    Director, Quilt Museum
    The Log Cabin Quilters met Thursday, June 16, at the Levy County Quilt Museum.  Some quilted and Joye brought in fabric that everyone had a great time looking for material for a future project. We always enjoy all the fabric that comes in because we can plan what our next project will be.
    More quilts are being planned and will soon be put together and quilted. We keep Eleanor busy as she does quilts on her machine. We do only hand quilting here.

  • D&D Studios Inc, had its 6th Annual Spring Dance Recital Friday and Saturday nights at the Chiefland High School auditorium. Each night's performances included dance numbers from Ballet, Pointe, Lyrical, Hip-Hop, Jazz, Tap and Pom.
    Ages ranged from 3 to 74. The music styles consisted of Christian, Hip-Hop, Broadway, Country and Western and even some Shirley Temple.
    Owner Debbie Dean would like to thank all the students for their hard work and dedication, as well as the community for their continued support.


  •    Hiers-Baxley Funeral Services held a memorial "Hope Rising Father's Day Balloon Release" at the Chiefland location on Sunday, June 19. More than 30 people gathered for the memorial service and released balloons to the heavens afterward.
       The company purchased biodegradable balloons and environmentally friendly ribbon for the release.

  • Special to the Citizen
    There are many feelings people experience when dealing with a loss. Grief, sadness, anger and confusion are just a few. However, children, teens and adults all grieve differently, so a different counseling approach is needed.