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Today's Features

  • Bill Roberson knows where he comes from, a long line of Levy County crackers stretching back seven generations.  His ancestors came to these parts in the early 1800s, making a living as carpenters, cattlemen and the sowers of seeds.

  •  Nobody needs to tell me I cannot sing, although I have many fine friends who forward this information to me on a regular basis. It is as though there was a friend-wide conspiracy trying to convince me not to sing in public. Even the Gracious Mistress of the Parsonage gets in on this act.

  •  Yankeetown church holds steak dinner

  •     The Florida Department of Environmental Protection’s  Olustee Battlefield Historic State Park, Florida’s first state park, will host the 35th Annual Reenactment of the Battle of Olustee, February 18-20, 2011. Throughout the weekend, more than 2,000 demonstrators will present living history impressions of military and civilian life at the time of Florida’s largest Civil War battle.

  • AMVETS Post 88 is gearing up for the 35th Annual Wild Hog Canoe & Kayak Race on April 30. This is Post 88's sixth year hosting the race. Registration starts at 7:30 a.m. the day of the race.

  • The Second Annual Chiefland Native American Artifact and Fossil Show will take place on Saturday, Feb. 5, at the Tommy Usher Pineland Center from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

    Admission is $3 for adults.  Children and society members get in for free.

    For more information, contact Andrew Davis at 407-455-4141, or floridaflint

    @gmail.com.

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  •  Tom Ten Broeck, general manager of the Chiefland Citizen, Tri County Bulletin and Cedar Key Beacon accepts the Outstanding Community Partner Award from SHINE’s 3A/E coordinator Mary Lee Tanca. The newspapers were saluted for helping SHINE promote its sessions and activities in the tri-county area.

  • The Medicare pharmacy "doughnut hole" is undergoing some repairs — such as a $250 rebate check offered during 2010. This is part of the new Affordable Care Act which is finally reducing prescription drug costs in each of the coming years until the doughnut hole is closed in about 2020.