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Today's News

  • Pray for strength and compassion

    To the editor:

        I wish to express my deepest sorrow and dismay over the recent allegations involving our two county commissioners. In addition, I wish to convey my sincere appreciation and gratitude for the successes and accomplishments, past and present, of all our county commissioners.

        Many of us are experiencing difficult and laborious times of social and economic transformations and reconstruction, especially, during this time of the the holiday period.

  • God bless the Marine Corps

     To the editor:

     Two hundred thirty three years ago at Tun Tavern, Pa. The Corps was born and they've been around ever since, answering our country's call and fighting for what they believed in.

    They were in the Revolution, picking off boarders from the fighting tops. They were with Old Hickory at New Orleans. They fought in the malaria ridden Florida swamps.

  • Indians trample Tigers in homecoming romp

    At Thursday's Powwow for Chiefland Homecoming, Indians' Head Coach Ajay Ulmer wrote a fat check, knowing his senior-heavy team was good for the tab.

    “For these seniors, we will beat Trenton tomorrow night,” he promised the standing room-only crowd in the CHS auditorium.

    Friday night, the Indians showed up with sacks of money to make good on the coach's promise, pounding Trenton 53-15 and sending the seniors out on a high note.

  • Eagles fall to Bell, finish 4-6

    The Bronson Eagles learned how to succeed this year, posting a record breaking season of four wins, said new head coach Al Cooksey.  The season was also a milestone for the coach.  The Eagles’ win two weeks ago marked Cooksey’s 100th career victory.

    “We’ve come a long way," Cooksey said Friday on Senior Night after a loss to Bell 40-12.  “You all set a standard we can grow by,” he told his team.

  • Be slow to judge

     It's been a rough three weeks in Levy County.

    First School Board member Billy Morrison was charged with a misdemeanor.

    This week we learned Chiefland community leader Mary Marshall was under investigation for embezzlement.

    Then comes the news late Wednesday that Commissioners Sammy Yearty and Tony Parker were suspended from office by Gov. Charlie Crist, following federal indictments.

  • Football Schedules

     

  • Sheriff's Reports

    BRONSON -The Levy County Sheriff's Office arrested the following persons. All are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. All information is gathered from Sheriff's Office press releases, arrest reports and court appearance orders.

    Richard W. Hall, 48, Northwest 170 street, Trenton, burglary of structure and battery. Bail is $20,000.

    Jeffrey L. Underwood, 47, Northwest 170th Street, Trenton, principal in 1st degree burglary and two counts of battery. Bail is $20,000.

  • VFW plans Veterans' Week Activities

    The Ladies Auxiliary of Veterans of Foreign Wars, Post 5625 in Chiefland will place yellow ribbons throughout the tri-county area beginning Saturday, Nov.8, and continue through the Veteran's Day Week.

    This custom of "Tying a Yellow Ribbon," for the safe return of a loved one from battle, began during the Civil War, by wives and mothers, and remains valid today.

    Members will be calling on businesses and homes for permission to place these ribbons at no charge.

  • Former city planner under investigation

    A well-respected community figure and member of the Chiefland Planning Commission for almost 25 years is under investigation by the State Attorney's Office in connection with the disappearance of an estimated $120,000 from a church building fund.

    Mary Marshall, 73, who resigned in August from the city planning board and was honored for her service by the Chiefland City Commission in September is the only individual being investigated, said Assistant State Attorney Glenn Bryan.

  • Chiefland Indians 2008-2009 basketball schedule

    2008-2009 Chiefland Indians basketball schedule

    Tuesday, Nov. 18

    VB vs First Academy at Williston Tournament 6:00

    Thursday, Nov. 20

    VB vs North Marion at Williston Tournament 6:00

    Thursday, Nov. 20

    VG Home vs Williston 6:00

    Monday, Nov. 24

    JVB/VG/VB Away vs Trenton 4/5:30/7:00

    Tuesday, Nov. 25

    VG/JVB/VB Home vs Interlachen 4:30/6/7:30

    Monday, Dec. 1

    JVB/VB Away vs Taylor Co. 6/7:30