Today's Features

  • UMC welcomes
    back Rev. McClelland

    The Rev. Lloyd McClelland will be the guest pastor at First United Methodist Church in Chiefland on March 20 at the 10:15 morning worship service.  A short reception will follow to allow former friends to visit with him.  He was pastor  in Chiefland from 1977 to 1980. This continues the year-long celebration of the 150th anniversary of the Methodist Church in Chiefland.

    Medford speaks at
    Chiefland Baptist

  • n March 19 — 1-4 p.m. — Annual Wedding Expo in the Grande Hall: Free admission, door prizes including a grand prize, a bridal fashion show by the Glass Slipper Bridal with its entire San Patrick Collection by Pronovias,  DJs, wedding planners, wedding and reception decorators, photographers travel agents, a wine tasting by Suwannee River Valley Winery, hair stylists, makeup artists, Misty Edge Carraige Rides, a limo service provider and other event specialists.

  • Today, March 17

    Boiled dinner at St. John the Evangelist
    A traditional boiled St. Patrick’s Day dinner is on the menu at St. John the Evangelist Church in Chiefland, 4050 N.W. Highway 27A, going towards Bronson. The dinner — corned beef, cabbage, Irish potatoes, carrots, dessert and beverage — is served 5-7 p.m.  for $5 for children and $7 for adults. For information, call 352-493-9723.
    Proceeds benefit the St. Vincent De Paul food closet. A donation of non-perishable food items is appreciated.

    Special to the Citizen

    Springhouse Quilters got the new year off to a big quilting start for 2011 by holding several training workshops for members in January and February. 

  • Never miss a word
    with free amplified phone
    If you are a Florida resident with a hearing loss, there may be a way to make conversations easier. Amplified telephones are offered free through the nonprofit Florida Telecommunications Relay, Inc program.
    Myrtle Hoffman from the Center for Independent Living will be at Palm Garden Medical Group in Trenton, on Friday, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.

    Director, Quilt Museum
    The Log Cabin Quilters met Thursday, March 4, at the Levy County Quilt Museum.  What a great day we had with so much going on.  We had fabric and books that had been brought in which was shared with everyone.
    B. J. was back with her two granddaughters.  She is busy teaching them how to use fabric.   They are willing to learn.  She is a good teacher.

  • Arnold Dittenber is a Haven Hospice ambassador, recruiter and one-man welcoming committee. Whether he’s out in the community drumming up new volunteers for Haven or greeting veterans at a Veterans Day breakfast, he makes everyone around him feel appreciated.
     A retired hardware store owner who moved to Florida from Michigan, this longtime Haven volunteer lost his wife Shirley Lanier after a 2-1/2 year battle with cancer.  She was his partner in life and in volunteering at Haven. She died the night before their 11th anniversary last year.

  • Marine Corps Pvt. William Wasson, a graduate of Chiefland High School, gets the once-over from his father Tony Wasson, director of member and consumer services for Central Florida Electric Cooperative, before being introduced at the Chiefland Rotary Club. The younger Wasson is on recruiting duty in the area following basic training.

  •  Bronson COG

  •  Fish fry dinners on Fridays in Lent will start March 11 at St. John the Evangelist Church in Chiefland, and for those who have a hankering for a traditional boiled St. Patrick’s Day dinner on March, the church will host that as well.