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  • Send us those recipes

     It wouldn't be Christmas without Grandma's Bourbon Balls, Aunt Linda's Christmas Rock cookies or Mama's Secret Recipe Cheeseball.

    Whatever the favorite holiday treat is in your house, now is the time to share it with our readers.

    The Chiefland Citizen is looking for easy-to-make special holiday recipes to include in our Dec. 22 edition.

  • Baby’s first Christmas


  • Morriston man competes in Army Warfighter competition

     By S.L. Standifird

  • Thinking of the troops

        Children at the Clyatt House Learning Center in Chiefland spent part of their afternoon Tuesday putting together care packages for 25 soldiers in Afghanistan for the holidays.

  • Food distribution Dec. 15

     The Mobile Food Pantry will be at the Community Building, in Old Town, located at 1950 S.E. Highway 55A, Thursday, Dec. 15, from 4 - 5 p.m.

  • Fish on Friday at Courthouse

    There will be a benefit fish fry at 11 a.m. Friday, Dec. 9, behind the Levy County Courthouse in Bronson to help the families of two county employees with their medical bills.

    Once again County Commissioners Mike Joyner and Danny Stevens will be frying the mullet and Sheriff's Civil Deputy Bubba Castell, known for his fingerling hush puppies, will be frying his famous side dish for the lunches.

    There is no set price for the fried mullet lunches but donations will be accepted.

  • Commission honors AMVETS Post 88

    Bronson's Sons of AMVETS Squadron 88 has been commended by the Levy County Commission for its projects including a meal for homeless veterans served on Dec. 3 at the HONOR House in Gainesville and a wreath ceremony for Rosemary Cemetery on Saturday at noon.
    Ivan Chubb, Veterans Affairs representative, said the Post marshaled an effort to feed the veterans at the one-stop shop for helping homeless veterans get back on their feet.

  • Heavy traffic nets four arrests on drug charges

    Complaints from residents about heavy traffic to a residence located across from St. John the Evangelist Church on U.S. Highway 27A has resulted in four arrests, according to a Levy County Sheriff's Office press release.
    The Levy County Sheriff's Office and Chiefland Police Department executed a search warrant on Friday, Dec. 2, at the Northwest 40th Avenue residence following an investigation into the complaints that there was an unusual amount of vehicle traffic driving to the residence.

  • More cracking of containment wall at offline nuclear unit


    The cracking of the concrete in the nuclear containment building's walls at Progress Energy's Crystal River plant has increased since the second incident of cracking in March of this year.
    The plant was taken off-line two years ago before cracks were found and so there is no safety concern, but the question raised by the damaged walls is one of cost and, ultimately who bears it – for repairs and more expensive replacement fuels.

  • Levy still in one piece

    The Florida House Redistricting Committee released not one, but several maps, of proposals to redraw House and Congressional districts according to the 2010 U.S. Census population figures.
    The one thing in common with all the proposed maps is that Levy County, which has been split among three state House districts, two state Senate districts and two Congressional districts, would have only one representative, one state senator and one Congressional representative.