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Today's News

  • Nosey says ...

    The Medicare pharmacy "doughnut hole" is undergoing some repairs — such as a $250 rebate check offered during 2010. This is part of the new Affordable Care Act which is finally reducing prescription drug costs in each of the coming years until the doughnut hole is closed in about 2020.

  • AARP schedules winter driving classes

        The AARP Safe Driving Course class schedule has been announced for the first three months of 2011. 

  • Medicare Part D’s “doughnut hole” is anything but sweet

     By DOUG HEINLEN

  • Maturity pays off for housing authority

    Donald Raleigh, a resident of Levy County for 23 years, is just the kind of worker you want if you have a home in need of repair. The Jackson, Ky. native has worked in construction, operated a crane, even done metal work at Shands Hospital at the University of Florida. 

  • Dean’s list

     George Ford, of Inglis, was named to the Dean's List at the University of Charleston for the Fall 2010 semester. The Dean's List recognizes full-time students who earn a grade point average of 3.5 or higher. Ford is a senior majoring in Psychology.

    The University of Charleston is an independent, co-educational, residential college in Charleston, W.Va.,

  • Children need advocacy

     Every child deserves a chance at a bright future that holds the hope of a stable, nurturing family.  Children taken away from their parents due to neglect and abuse often lose that hope and are lost in a sea of social workers, attorneys, therapists, and caregivers.  A Guardian ad Litem volunteer is a lifeline for them, someone whose attention is focused on that child and what is in their best interest.

  • Suwannee River Garden Club 

     By ANNE ZUBLER

  • Chili cook-off title goes to Ayers Health Center

        The winner of the annual Chiefland Senior Center Chili Cook-off held Jan. 12 during the annual senior health fair at Tommy Usher Community Center is Ayers Health Center in Trenton.

  • Engagement

    Saundra Stephens and Michael Stephens have announced their engagement and plans to marry in November.

    Miss Stephens is the daughter of Deanna Stephens of Chiefland and the late Rudolph Stephens. Mr. Stephens is the son of Earl Stephens of Chiefland, and Kay and Ron Teal of  Bronson. Both are graduates of Chiefland High School.

  • How cold was it?

     It was cold enough the night of Jan. 13-- about 32 degrees-- that photographer Barbara Moore, Old Town, made a bowl of ice by freezing water in a plastic bucket. When Moore emptied out the water that did not freeze she had a bowl made of ice with interesting designs. If you look closely, it almost resembles a manatee. "I thought that was terribly unique. I'm going to try it again," Moore said.