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Today's News

  • CHS relays strong at home

    Bell's boys and Branford's girls won the Chiefland Invitational track meet on Thursday. Chiefland's boys finished fourth while the girls tied for fifth in the six-school event.

    In the girls' division, Branford more than tripled its next closest competitor, besting runner-up Cedar Key by 156 points.

  • Football fires up

    Chiefland football coach Jim O'Neal fired up about 60 parents and players during an informational meeting last Tuesday. The spaghetti dinner was hosted by the CHS Quarterback Club in the middle school cafeteria.

    Two of the biggest announcements were the hiring of Carlton Scott as running back/receivers coach and the addition of a junior varsity squad for 2011.

  • Rising tides threaten new discoveries in Cedar Key

    Archaeologists with the University of Florida say rising seas and looting are threatening archaeological sites in the Cedar Key area.
    “There are really incredible time capsules that are going to be gone if we don’t get out there soon,” said UF professor of archaeology Ken Sassaman at a presentation Saturday at the Cedar Key Public Library.

  • CNA Refresher course at CF Levy Center

    The College of Central Florida Levy Center will begin a Refresher Course for Certified Nursing Assistants on Monday, April 4. This 16-hour program is intended for non-practicing CNAs who would like to re-enter the field and CNAs who have allowed their license to lapse and need to retake the state licensure exam.
    The class will meet Monday through Thursday, April 4-7, from 4:30 to 9:30 p.m. The course fee is $139 and no textbook is required.

  • CHS honors students get in-the-field learning

    Special to the Citizen
    The Lower Suwannee National Wildlife Refuge is the perfect outdoor classroom.  Real world learning changes everything:  the experience stays with students, they see science in action, and it’s a career eye-opener.
    Lita Weingardt, science teacher at Chiefland High School, wanted her students to get a jump on others by getting some in-the-field learning before the Advanced Placement test.

  • He’ll come to you

    By GARY MILLER

  • Church News for March 31

    St. John the Evangelist yard sale
    St. John the Evangelist Church on U.S. Highway 27A will have their spring yard sale Friday, April 8, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. and Saturday, April 9, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. There will be a large assortment of furniture, appliances, clothing and household items. Come early for the best choices! We are still accepting items if you are downsizing or have treasures you no longer have room for.

    Pastor, Church Leaders Freedom Forum

  • Training up a child in this day

    By GUY SHEFFIELD

  • Sheriff's reports and most wanted

    The Levy County Sheriff’s Department reports the following arrests:
    n March 23, Erick Hernandez Acosta, 33, Morriston, DWLSR. Bond $5,000.
    n March 23, Elliott Howard Ansin, 24, Interlachen, sale of controlled substance and possession of controlled substance. Bond $15,000.
    n April 4, Cris Alan Arnold, 48, Englewood, DWLSR. Bond $1,000.
    n April 3, David Darrell Ables, 31, Fanning Springs, DWLSR habitual. Bond $2,000.

  • Vet news briefs

    Memorial Day plans
    Ivan Chubb, who organizes the annual Memorial Day ceremonies in Cedar Key and Bronson, has announced plans for the events.
    Chubb informed the Levy County Commission that the Cedar Key ceremony will be held in the Cedar Key Cemetery at 1 p.m. on Sunday, May 29.
    The Bronson ceremony will be held at the city cemetery at 1 p.m. on Monday, May 30.
    Chubb said Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5625 in Chiefland would be presenting the colors at the ceremonies.