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Today's Features

  • CAAA co-ed softball

    CAAA is holding sign-ups for co-ed softball at Strickland Park. Games start June 28. For more information call Mary Ann Wetherington at 221-4984.

    Today

    NCBDC to meet

    The Nature Coast Business Development Council, Inc. will meet on Thursday, June 10, at 8:30 a.m. at 660 East Hathaway Ave., Bronson. If you have any questions please call 352-214-8937.

    Development agency to meet

  • n Family Bible Chapel will be having a yard sale at 14 Main Street, Chiefland Thursday through Saturday, June 10 and 11 from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. and June 12 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., rain or shine.

    Items for sale are church organ, large oak desk, books, knick-knacks, clothes and various items to numerous to mention. An instrumental CD, “Serenity”, by Sharon Cottrell and Deborah Taylor will also be sold.

    Sales will be held in the church hall, entrance is in the rear of the church.

    All proceeds will benefit the repairing of the church roof.

  • Today   Tourism board meets The Levy County Tourist Development Council will have their bi-monthly meeting  at 6 p.m. at the Levy County Visitors Bureau Office, 620 N Hathaway Avenue, Bronson. The meeting is open to the public.   Field trip on geology of springshed The Fanning and Manatee Springs Working Group will take a driving tour from 8 a.m.

  • The annual Chiefland Rotary Fishing Tournament at Cedar Key, where $7,500 in cash and prizes is on the line, is still on for Saturday.

    While most folks do not want to mention the four million gallons of oil spilling into the Gulf of Mexico and the fishing tournament in the same sentence, Bob Wolk, chairman of the club's biggest fund-raising event, said on Tuesday the tournament is still on for Saturday at 7 a.m.

  • They came from near and far throughout the day Saturday. Thrift shop addicts and the just-plain curious from Chiefland mingled with their counterparts from Bell and Bronson, from Fanning Springs and High Springs, from Old Town and Orlando and from numerous towns and cities in between.

    Converging on the site of Levy County’s newest bargain outlet, they came to participate in the grand opening celebration of Hospice of the Nature Coast’s Thrift and Gift Shoppe at 2202 North Young Boulevard in Chiefland.

  • Friday

    St. John's hold monthly fish fry

    St John the Evangelist Catholic Church 4050 U.S. Highway 27A, Chiefland, is holding its monthly Southern fish fry from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

    The menu includes, fried fish, french fries, hush puppies, cole slaw, beans, grits,  deserts and beverages.

    Prices are $ 7for adults, and $ 4 for children under 7 .

    Fish fry for Masons

  • The Chiefland High School has BBQ Pork Lunch tickets on sale with proceeds benefitting the football program.

       The meal includes pulled pork, cole slaw, baked beans, roll, and dessert.  This event will be held on Friday, May 28 at noon at First Baptist Church.  Meals are $8 each and can be picked up at FBC or delivered.  You can’t go wrong with the purchase of this meal cooked by our premier chefs.

      For information or to order lunches, call Becky Tyson at 352-493-6000.

  • The Osceola National Forest is seeking volunteers to fill several positions.

    “It’s necessary to fill these vacancies prior to the upcoming peak summer months,” said Debra Stucki, Recreation and Volunteers Manager.  “This a great opportunity for volunteers to serve on national forest lands, enhance their skills and build an appreciation for the forest’s natural and cultural resources.”

    Vacancies that need to be filled immediately by volunteers are the following:

  • Women's conference at

    Miracle Vision

       Miracle Vision Tabernacle Outreach Center Inc., 18680 N.E. 75th St., Williston, is hosting "No Woman Left Behind," its 2nd Annual Women's Conference this week.

       The theme is "Can You Hear Me Now" based on the Book of Romans 10:17, "So then faith cometh by hearing, and hearing by the word of God. "

  • Flashlight beams revealed the interior walls of the Old Gilchrist County Jail in Trenton to be alive with decay.  Layers of lead paint flaked from their surface, giving them the appearance of matted fur, occasionally punctuated by the bodies and spindly legs of spiders. If the walls could have spoken, they would have whispered the words: Get out.

    In one of the dark cells on the second floor of the building, three women gathered on the floor around small electronic devices, hoping to see them light up in response to questions they were asking.