Today's Features

  • We can't allow Medicare to be replaced by private insurance. Paul Ryan, the House Budget Committee Chairman from Wisconsin, has been pushing a bill to give seniors financial aid to purchase private insurance.

  • Special to the Citizen
    Mary Jane Deas of Chiefland is a licensed hair stylist who volunteers with Haven Hospice.
    She shares her styling talents by cutting hair for free for Haven’s patients. Deas travels to hospice clients' homes, the nursing homes or to the Tri-Counties Hospice Care Center in Chiefland — wherever the need may be.

  • Special to the Citizen
    Ed Keller and Eirlys Rawcliffe, a husband and wife team who volunteer numerous hours for Haven Hospice, are always looking for ways to serve.
    The couple donated the fish tank that is located in the Tri-Counties Hospice Care Center for patients and families to enjoy. They also donated the fish and fish food and maintain the tank.

  •    The Grandpa Poley Horne Reunion will be held Sunday, August 7 at the Levy County Quilt Museum. It will be an all day gathering with music.  Bring food for the lunch buffet and come enjoy the day. A drawing for the Blue Star Quilt will be done that day.
       Grandpa Poley - James Napoleon Horne and Lewgenia M Keene have many descendants in the surrounding area. Come and meet new relatives and catch up on what's happening with all the family.
       Winnelle Horne


    Springhouse Quilters held their monthly meeting on Tuesday, July 12, with President Pat Hodges officiating. July birthday ladies were recognized by singing Happy Birthday.
    As usual, the meeting did not begin until everyone had an opportunity to savor the tasty breakfast buffet prepared by our guild ladies.

  •    Air Force Airman 1st Class Samuel E. Doherty, son of Dennis Doherty, of Williston, has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.
       Doherty is a  2007 graduate of Williston High School and has an Associate's degree in 2010 from Central Florida Community College (now College of Central Florida).

  •    The Chiefland High School Class of 1991 will hold its 20th class reunion on Saturday, Aug. 27, from 6:30 - 11:30 p.m. at the Best Western Gateway Grand, off 39th Avenue, Gainesville.
       All classmates are invited to attend. The cost is $35 per person. Faculty are also invited free of charge. Please RSVP to Diana Blackert before Aug. 13, or contact one of the following classmates:
    • Diana Blackert, dblackert24@yahoo.com, 352-222-3778
    • Tonya Vinning Wiggins, wigginstonya@hotmail.com, 352-339-0568

  • n First UMC hosts epic summer bash
       First United Methodist Church Chiefland will host the First Epic End of Summer Bash on Saturday, Aug. 13, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event is free and open to the community.
       In addition to free food and drinks, there will be games, children's clothing tent (K-12), kids' fingerprinting and haircuts, Jumpy House and wet slide, games and more.
       For more information, call 352-493-4627.

    n Archer UMC holds block party

  • We've all heard the old adage, “use it or lose it.”