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Today's Features

  • By WINNELLE HORNE
    Director, Quilt Museum
       The Log Cabin Quilters met Thursday, April 21, at the Levy County Quilt Museum.  It was a great day with twelve Red Hat Ladies from Gainesville out for a visit and lunch with us.  Four ladies from Gulf Hammock were also over for a visit, lunch and to enjoy the porch with humming birds also visiting.

  •    Nancy Reissner, acting director of the Malcom Randall Veterans Administration in Gainesville, awarded Dorothy J. Caldwell a certificate of appreciation. She has served 28 years and 26,000 hours to the hospitalized veterans at the Veteran’s Administration Hospital, in Gainesville, through their voluntary service program.

  • Donations to Haven Hospice Attic trailer supports services 
       Spring cleaning is a good time for making a donation of unwanted or unneeded clothing and household items to the Haven Hospice Attic donation trailer at Scoggins Chevrolet Buick, 1424 N. Young Blvd., Chiefland.

  • By WINNELLE HORNE
    Museum director
     The Log Cabin Quilters met Thursday, April 14, at the Levy County Quilt Museum. We had a great day. Many were out with sickness, doctor visits or other appointments, so we appreciate everyone who can come and be here on Thursday.   Next week we will have the Red Hat Ladies from Gainesville.
    Greg and six boys were out Wednesday and we did get about two weeks work done with mowing, cleaning flower beds, putting up a quilt, moving sewing machines and so much more.  Thanks Lancaster.

  •    Gregory Adam Osteen was born Saturday, March 26, 2011, at 7:22 p.m. at North Florida Regional Medical Center. Gregory weighed 6 pounds 14 ounces and was 20 inches in length at birth.  
       His parents are Shelby and Franklin Osteen, of Trenton. The maternal grandparents are Randy and Georgianna Williams, of Chiefland, and the paternal grandparents are Frank and Kim Osteen, of Otter Creek.

  •   Army National Guard Pfc. Ari J. Rak, whose wife, Many, is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Clark Harrison, of Williston, has graduated from Basic Combat Training at Fort Leonard Wood, Waynesville, Mo.  He is the son of Vikki Rak, of Smithridge Park, Reno, Nev.

  • I’m not afraid of  dementia
    Two years ago, I featured Sven Dorsey, who had read this column in the Lebanon (IN) Reporter. He said then to call back “in a couple years” so readers could track his progress with vascular dementia. After calling recently, what I learned about him surprised me.

  • Today

    Levy Cattlemen and Landowners meeting
    The Levy County Cattlemen and Landowners Association will meet at 7 p.m. at the home of Don Quincey on the Suwannee River. For more information, call the Levy County Extension Office at 352-486-5131, or 352-528-3119.

    Legion Post 91 meeting

  •    Spring is here and your garden soon will be producing tons of vegetables and fruits. Or, you may want to take advantage of farmer’s markets, road-side stands or you-pick operations. Preserving some of that food for use later in the year will give you great taste and good nutrition and will also make memories for a lifetime.