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Today's Features

  • Haven Hospice is offering a free, grief-support experience for families through the Camp Safe Haven program. The experience will help families understand their feelings of loss and give them an opportunity to heal.

    Camp Safe Haven Family Camp will be held Saturday, Sept. 6 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Otter Springs Park and Campground, located at 6470 SW 80th Avenue in Trenton.

  • Levy County Sheriff's Sgt. Max Long, in first photo, Crime Scene Investigator Danny Griffith, in second photo, Lt. Lisa Brock, in third photo, and the Levy County Sheriff's Office came to help with Concord Baptist Church VBS commencement.

    They fingerprinted the children, did a CSI presentation and finished with a demonstration from Cpl. Kevin Kinik and his K-9 deputy (not pictured). 

  • Children attending First Baptist Church in Chiefland got a mid-morning trail ride around the church grounds.

    The congregation, celebrating its 100th anniversary this year, was hosting Vacation Bible School in the morning this week.  

  • Libraries wrapping up summer

    Readers of all ages have been exploring all things scientific this summer as the Levy County Public Library System presents “Fizz, Boom, Read!” during their summer library program.

       The 2014 Summer Reading Program is open to children of all ages. Each week will feature a presentation, craft, snack and take home goodies. For more information, call your local library or visit website, www.levylib.org.

    All programs are free of charge and begin at 10:30 AM.

    Williston Public Library (Mondays)

  • Personnel from the Levy County Sheriff's Office, family members and Sheriff's COPS (Citizens On Patrol) members  honored Tom and Donna Munsell on their retirement from the volunteer group on July 14.

    Tom Munsell was a part of the second volunteer academy taught at LCSO in the early 1990’s.  During his many years of service he donated 2,122 volunteer hours to the citizens of Levy County. 

    Donna Munsell donated an additional 751 volunteer hours. 

  • First Baptist

    celebrates 100 years

    The First Baptist Church, 511 Young Blvd., Chiefland, Florida will be celebrating 100 years of service with Christ on Aug. 2 and 3. There will be an old-fashioned sing from 2 to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 2, with singing, games and an ice cream social. Guest artists will attend, singing to God's glory. There will be a bounce house and other games and activities for the children.

  •    One-hundred-sixty-one children attended the first day of Vacation Bible School at the First Baptist Church in Bronson July 7.  This years theme was "Secret Agents."  

  • Summer work begins early in the morning for the Youth Conservation Corps (YCC) students at the Lower Suwannee National Wildlife Refuge. Before the sun makes it over the long leaf pines in the forest, the ice is already in the cooler. Equipment for the day’s work is loaded into the truck along with other essentials, but nothing that would attract bats.

  • This rainbow was straddling Levy County from east to west and was visible from Chiefland to Williston on Friday, July 11.

    If you look closely, you might see a fainter double rainbow above the more visible one. Forget the science of why the rainbow formed. Maybe Levy can be our fabled pot of gold at the end of the rainbow.

  • The "Pirates of Penzance Jr.," performed by area children as part of our children’s summer theatre program, is coming to the Chief Theater.