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Today's Features

  •    Jake and Dottie Wilhelm, of Cincinnati, Ohio, announce the engagement of their daughter, Julie Ann Wilhelm, of Orange Park, to Steven Thomas Roquemore, of Fowlers Bluff. Roquemore is the son of David and Susan Roquemore, of Cedar Key.
       Wilhelm graduated from Western Hills High School in Cincinnati, and she has a degree from the University of Cincinnati. Roquemore graduated from Cedar Key High School and also attended Santa Fe Community College. He has a degree in seamanship from the Harry Lundberg School of Seamanship in Piney Point, Md.

  • By WINNELLE HORNE
    Director, Quilt Museum
    The Log Cabin Quilters met Thursday, March 31, at the Levy County Quilt Museum.  The weather was bad for a while. The worst of it was to the north of us, yet we did get the much-needed rain.  A new quilt was put in the frame to be hand quilted.
    Greg and six boys were out Wednesday. They got a lot done. We have a lot of mums that were cleaned out if you want some. They planted another blueberry plant and cleared out around the sign in the front yard. Thanks Lancaster.

  • By DOUG HEINLEN
    AARP Florida President
     A recent survey conducted by AARP confirms that Floridians 50+ are concerned about their finances, thinking about having to delay retirement and struggling with day-to-day costs of living as big spikes in fuel costs ripple through the economy.
    According to media reports, some advisors to Gov. Rick Scott have even discussed raising your electric bills – and those of existing Florida businesses – to raise money to lure new and expanding businesses to Florida.

  • State Point News

  • Now is a good time to contact your legislators and tell them what a good job they are doing holding costs down. Their fantastic wisdom predicted seniors would not need a cost of living increase in 2010-2011. After all, the only thing that went up in 2010 was gas, Medicare, food, house insurance, car insurance and medicine. Seniors require a great deal more medication than we did when we were only 45 or 55.

  •    Wal-Mart Manager Arnie Pierce presents the "Bus Seniors" with a new big screen television to be used at the Trenton Senior Center.    The monthly trips to Wal-Mart on the Gilchrist County free bus have become a social event that all the riders look forward to on the first Friday of each month. The group wishes to thank not only the manager, but all the employees of Walmart for all the help they have provided over the last few months.
     

  •    The family and many friends of former Levy County Tax Collector C.D. Tummond are having a 93rd birthday party for him on Saturday, April 2, at the Brinkman Farm on County Road 330 — 10351 N.W. 70th St.— Chiefland. Friends will begin gathering at 11 a.m. with lunch at 1 p.m.  All are welcome and guests are asked, if you can, bring a chair and if you wish, a favorite dish. Balloons will mark the drive on which to turn.
    No RSVP required. Questions? Contact Bob Mount 490-5040 or Dick Tummond  490-6509.
    Please come and share memories!

  • By ALICED MOSES - TURNER
    Social Security Assistant District Manager, Gainesville
    Question:
    Can I get a new Social Security number if someone has stolen my identity?
    Answer:

  • By GARY MILLER