Escaped Department of Corrections Inmate Frederick Pinckney was captured at approximately 0300 hours by the Department of Corrections K-9 team, LCSO and Chiefland Police Department. An alert citizen called 911 and reported seeing a suspicious person run into a wooded area in southeast Chiefland. The K-9 tracked Pinckney to a residence located at 107 SE 4 Ave and took him into custody. Pinckney was transported to the Levy County Jail and charged with escape.
Operating under the auspices of the School Board of Levy County, the Food, Nutrition and Wellness Program will once again be sponsoring a Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) for children in Levy County – age 18 and under.
Chandler Beach, the boy whose Suwannee River Fair pig — No. 132 — was auctioned for more than $27,000 to benefit Corbin Wiggins’ battle against cancer, is recruiting other children to his ministry of good works.
Some have guardian angels. Others are angels with guardians.
Such is the case for a 2-month old yellow tabby that was brought into the Family Pet Vet about three weeks ago.
Angel, as staff at the Chiefland veterinary clinic has dubbed her, was barely clinging to life when she was found in an area parking lot and brought in by a concerned citizen unable to afford paying the $600 to $700 in treatment that would save Angel's life.
But that didn't prevent staff at the hospital from doing what it could to keep her alive.
Organizers with the 36th Annual Wild Hog Canoe & Kayak Race say it's still too early to know just how much money was made at Saturday's event, though, based on attendance, it's believed it will be one of the most prosperous ever.