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Today's Features

  •  Roz Boudreau, a member of Chiefland Home and Community Educators, presents Connie Brown, administrator of Tri-County Outreach, with a check for $250. The money will be used to purchase food for distribution to the needy in Levy County. 

  •  By  WINNELLE HORNE

  • Before last Friday's Chiefland-Trenton High School football game, cheerleaders held a fundraiser to benefit the American Cancer Society's fight against breast cancer. At halftime, the school honored Laura Brookins, a local cancer survivor.

    Also, employees of Chiefland Hardware and Farm Supply stand next to sale items meant to increase awareness of breast cancer.  A percentage of the sale of the "pink" items will go to breast cancer research.  The sale will last through the month of October. 

  • Luke was busy snorting in the dirt and kicking up a huge cloud of sunlit dust when Patricia Zerbini yelled his name to get his attention.  He looked at her, and noticing what she held in her hands, turned and plodded toward her with the same enthusiasm children show when they jump out of bed Christmas morning.
    When he made it to where Zerbini was standing, she handed him a brush loaded with paint.  Luke snorted again and walked over to a specially prepared easel perched in the dirt not far from where a large crowd had gathered.

  • Lynetta Usher Griner, an officer of Usher Land & Timber of Chiefland, has been elected president-elect of the Florida Forestry Association for the next two years.  Griner, an attorney, works for the family-owned timber operation.
    Bryan J. Olmert, president of Loncala, Inc. a land and timber operation in Alachua County was elected president of the association during the group's meeting in Destin on Sept. 9.

  • By WINNELLE HORNE
    Director, Quilt Museum
    The Log Cabin Quilters met Thursday, Sept. 23, at the Levy County Quilt Museum.  All the boxes of fabric and other sewing materials have been taken to Grace Works in High Springs and Medic Ayers Nursing Home.  Now we can get back to normal.  We will be going to the Sheriff’s jail in Gainesville to take bags of clothes to the inmates getting out of jail that have nothing to put on.

  • The Cannon-Janney Reunion will be held on Saturday, Oct. 9, beginning at 9 a.m. at Manatee Springs State Park.
    You and your family are invited. Participants are asked to bring family pictures, and a favorite dish or dessert. Attendees will also need to bring beverages and lawn chairs for their comfort.
    R.S.V.P. to Barbara Cannon Scott at 386-935-3702, or Janice Cannon Beckham at 352-481-5510, or Rose (Donnie) Parkinson at 352-339-5619.

  • Megan Marlene Weatherford and Scott Christopher Snyder have announced their engagement. The couple will exchange vows on Saturday, Oct., 2, 2010, at Pine Grove Baptist Church in Trenton. A reception will follow.

  • As a matter of fact, yes, they do.
    It all starts with 25 professionals who volunteer their time and talent to develop national policy for the AARP board of directors who then adopt it as the association's public policy. This also guides the activities of all the volunteers and staff for the coming year.
    The group develops policies that focus on the issues that affect seniors' health and long term care, consumer protection, utilities and independent living.

  • By DELIA M. LONG
    Association Reporter
    Members of the Levy/Gilchrist Retired Educators Association have been quite busy already this year, beginning with the executive board meeting at the Trenton Library in August.  At this time they mapped out activities for the 2010 school year.