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Today's Features

  • Through Sunday

  • Bill Hammond, right, president of the Chiefland Rotary Club, was presented with a Presidential Citation by Rotary District 6940 Assistant Governor Ed Philman. The citation honors Hammond for his contributions in leading the club this year.

  • Joppa Baptist homecoming
    Joppa Baptist Church is holding a homecoming celebration on June 5 at 11 a.m.  Pastor Steve King from First Baptist of  Coleman is guest speaker.  Joppa Baptist Church was established in 1896 and will be celebrating their 115th year. The homecoming theme is a western theme so come dressed for the West.  There will be dinner on the grounds following the service.  A special invitation is being extended to all previous pastors and their families.

    Joppa enrolls Vacation Bible School

  • “Quit dragging your fishing pole,” I barked, and swatted my seven year old little brother across his cotton top. “What are you moping about anyhow?”
    Obviously something was eating little Heath. He usually gabbed the whole way to the fishing hole. When he finally looked up from between those slumped shoulders his lips were curled like he’d ate our tube of crickets. I thought he was going to spew. “You promise you won’t tell momma?” he gasped, fighting back tears.

  •  "...so he led them through the depths...And he saved them...."  Psalm  106:9,10
     

  •    Boy Scout Troop and Cub Scout Pack 543 gathered at the Trenton Cemetery and Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery on May 24, to pay their respect to veterans. Armed with American flags and full hearts, they walked the cemetery placing the a flag on each veterans' grave. The Scouts placed flags on the graves in celebration of Memorial Day.  Scouts then gathered around a memorial cross honoring all veterans and gave the Scout salute in remembrance of all the heroes.

  • The Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo is hosting a celebration of the world's oceans for the entire family from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. There will be activities for both kids and adults, including crafts and fun, informative sessions about the oceans and Florida-specific animals such as the manatee.
    Learn about sustainable seafood and ways to protect and preserve the world's oceans. This year's theme is based on the Dr. Seuss book, "One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish," and there will be colorful illustrations throughout the zoo.

  • Today

    School Board ESE meeting
    The School Board of Levy County, through its Exceptional Student Education department, is in the process of reviewing and surveying needs for services within the school district for the upcoming 2011-12 school year.

  • From left, Billie Ray Sharp shakes hands with Betty Walker, of LARC. Sharp has donated this table for the purpose of raising funds for LARC. The table, over the next few months, will be on display at Capital City Bank. Tickets to win the table, crafted from cherry and black walnut, can be bought for $5 at the bank.

  • Conservationist Debbie Meeks and former Lower Suwannee Refuge Youth Conservation Corps employee Vance Renaud, picked up litter along the scenic Dixie Mainline between Suwannee and Shired Island last Saturday.   The two covered the 9-mile nature drive and the salt marsh habitat of Salt Creek Point. The wildlife approved.