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Today's News

  • County tests firefighters

    LCDPS conducted new hire and promotional Firefighter assessments on Saturday, July 12th.

    Current LCDPS EMS members that hold a valid Bureau of Fire Standards and Training Certificate of Compliance were eligible to test for dual certified positions with LCDPS. The assessment consisted of a 50 question written test and timed circuit drill.

  • Calling all kid chefs

    Student chef cook-off begins

    The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services is searching for the inaugural class of Student Chef Ambassadors

    The department is seeking students in 4th through 12th grades who like to cook to compete in a contest to become ambassadors to promote “Fresh From Florida” recipes and products.

    Entry requirements include:

    • You must be a Florida student going into 4th-12th grade.

    • You must create an original recipe and submit with a photo.

  • Agencies partner in school zones

    The Levy County Department of Public Safety (LCDPS), Inglis Fire Department (IFD) and Levy County Sheriff’s Office (LCSO) worked together to keep school zones safe on the first day of school, Aug. 18

       The three departments worked toward reminding people to take caution in school zones.

       Each fire department parked an engine at either end of the school zone to remind passing motorists to slow down.

    For more school bus safety tips, visit www.flhsmv.gov/bussafety/. 

  • First responder cookout Saturday in Chiefland

    The Chiefland Assembly of God is hosting a cookout for first responders: active and retired firefighters, EMS and law enforcement.

       The Assembly of God wishes to thank all first responders for their service by hosting this free event, which will be held Saturday, Aug. 30, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Train Depot in Chiefland.

  • On guns in America

    Adam Weinstein: NRA and its “Docs vs. Glocks” law treat gun owners like children

     I’ve been trying to catch up with Marion Hammer, the former president of the NRA and top lobbyist for the pro-gun group here in Florida, for years.

  • Chiefland Indians Football Roster

     1 Zachary Barker WR, FS, ATH Jr. 5-9 175

    2 Josh McGowan CB, RB, ATH Sr. 5-8 170

    3 Levi Murray FB, ILB Jr. 5-8 165

    4 Keegan McClelland ATH 8th 5-8 140

    5 GG McClendon (C) ATH, DB, WRSr. 6-0 165

    6 Jamarlon Bowers ATH, CB So. 5-8 165

    7 Quin Johnson ATH Jr. 5-6 130

    9 Lonnie Hinote OLB, ATH So. 5-11 180

    10 Eric Grant DB, WR Jr. 5-11 155

    11 Mike Larock DB, ATH Sr. 5-8 160

    14 Brahma Perez ATH So. 5-6 130

    15 BC Fehmerling DE, TE Fr. 5-11 175

  • Bronson Eagles Roster

    Bronson Eagles Roster

    2 Ryan Ranalli CB, WR Jr. 6-0 140

    4 Ryan Roberts HB, CB So. 5-7 132

    5 Jaremi Olmo DB, TE Sr. 5-10 173

    6 Montrez Jackson RB, S So. 5-7 142

    7 Patrick Van Patten OLB, FB Sr. 5-9 176

    8 Brian Shepard FB, OLB So. 5-4 159

    9 Zach Needs CB, WR So. 5-10 132

    11 Jason Ranalli OLB, QB Sr. 5-11 204

    12 Gavyn Thomas NG, TE Sr. 6-3 197

    14 Brandon Partain OLB, HB So. 6-0 167

    15 Bobby Florence HB, S Sr. 5-7 135

    20 Caleb Chemin QB, S Fr. 5-9 145

  • Bronson looks to build new traditions, dynasty

    Coach Cameron Porch is in his third year of rebuilding the Bronson Eagles and he is ready for the state playoffs.

    Porch is fielding a strong team with 16 seniors on his 33-man squad and most have been with the Porch for the past 3 years. “A lot of those seniors have played the whole time I was there — a dozen have been with us the whole time,” Porch said.

    “I hope we're ready,” Porch said of the coming season.

  • Friday's Game

    The Student Government has declared Friday, Aug. 29, a "White Out."

    Everyone is asked to show their Indian spirit by wearing white to the football game against the Bronson Eagles.

    Kickoff 7:30 p.m. at Wayne Pridgeon Stadium in Chiefland. 

  • Building a Dynasty

    The Chiefland Indians are continuing their rebuilding from a couple of dismal seasons in the early part of this decade and the future looks bright. 

    Coach Aaron Richardson and his staff have 37 players on the roster, including 10 seniors returning from a 7-3 season and finishing third in district play in 2013.

    Last year, the team averaged 27.2 points per game. And they posted their second in-a-row win against the Williston Red Devils to retain ownership of the Levy Classic Cup.