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Today's Features

  • Sandra King said she first got interested in large dogs after a series of burglaries at her Chiefland home back in the mid 1980’s. She said she was working at a veterinary clinic at the time, and a co-worker, after hearing about the break-ins, said, “You need an Anatolian.”

  • Dixie Music Center presents "An Old Town Christmas," Sunday, Dec. 5, at 2 p.m.
    Come join us for an afternoon of Christmas music provided by:
    Choir Members from First Christian Church of Chiefland
    Bruce and Robbie
    The Rock Bluff Gang
    Dotti South and the Slackers
    and Special Guests
    The concert will be held on the grounds of Dixie Music Center, 26626 S.E. Highway 19, Old Town. For more information, please call 352-542-3001.

  • There will be a Christmas recital, "The Real Gift," presented by D&D Studios at the Chiefland High School Auditorium at 6 p.m., Saturday, Dec 10. Admission is a new toy to be donated to a local charity. Children 12 and under get in for free.

  •  Haven Hospice honored approximately 75 veterans at its annual Veterans Day breakfast on Nov. 11 at the Tri-Counties Care Center.  The event recognized local veterans as well as Haven staff and volunteers who are veterans. 

  •     Air Force Maj. Gordon R. Taylor, whose wife, Mae, is the daughter of Richard A. and Susan C. Harding of Williston,  is returning to the Air Force Institute of Technology at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, after being deployed to Afghanistan serving in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.

  •  By ANNE ZUBLER

  •  By WINNELLE HORNE

  •  From left,Jayme Blackwood, Harvey Slayton, Tom Partin and Leo Blackwood grind sugar cane Saturday at the  Suwannee River Shrine Club’s Cane Grinding and Turkey Shoot.

    The event runs through Nov. 26, with the exception of Sunday. Cane juice can be bought for $8 per gallon.  Syrup is $8 per bottle.

    The turkey shoot will be held Saturday, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Monday, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.,m. and Thursday, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. the club is holding a combined craft sale-yard sale-bake sale-raffle the same week from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

  •  Daily through Friday

  •  Chiefland High School crowned its new queen Friday night during a halftime Homecoming ceremony. CHS’s new Homecoming Queen, Sarah Megargel, right, is pictured with Homecoming Princess Lyndsie Stalvey.