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Today's News

  • Wild Hog Canoe Race is Saturday

    The 38th annual race will be held Saturday, April 18 with registration from 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. The first boats will go out at 9:30 a.m. All proceeds go to benefit the Levy Association for Retarded Citizens.

  • Denim & Jewels aims to end abuse

    Another Way, Inc., Domestic Violence & Rape Crisis Center, celebrated its 25th anniversary at the Denim & Jewels event at Otter Springs, but it's not the milestone the organization hopes to achieve.

    “I wish we didn't need to do this, but we do,” said Donna Fagan, executive director of the organization, in addressing the 60 attendees at the Saturday fundraiser and celebration sponsored by TJ Maxx of Lake City.

  • Church News fo the week of April 16

    Food distribution

    The Food for Life food distribution is on the second and fourth Saturday of the month starting at 10 a.m. at the Chiefland First United Methodist Church with a suggested donation of $3.50.

    Peace Lutheran

    The annual rummage sale at Peace Lutheran Church will take place Saturday, April 18, from 8 a.m.– 2 p.m. There will be no early sales.

  • Rose show in Gainesville

    The Gainesville Rose Society presents its 42nd Rose Show, "The Internet of Roses," on Saturday, April 18, from 1 to 4 p.m., at Celebration United Methodist Church, 9501 S.W. Archer Road, Gainesville.

    See hundreds of specimen roses, many arrangements, and learn how easy it is to grow beautiful roses.  Potted roses and cut roses will be available for sale. For more information, visit gainesvillerosesociety.com. 

    Free admission. 

  • Community Calendar for the week of April 16

    Today, April 16

    Transportation disadvantaged board meeting

    The Levy County Transportation Disadvantaged Coordinating Board will conduct its regular business meeting on Thursday, April 16, at 10 a.m. in the Levy County Courthouse in the County Commissioners’ Board Room, at 355 S. Court St., Bronson.

    The board meeting is open to the public. 

    American Legion Ladies Auxillary dinner

  • CMHS elects prom royalty during 'Sea of Love'

    By Stephanie Hathcox

    CMHS Reporter

    Chiefland’s Junior Class transformed the Best Western Gateway Grand into a “Sea of Love” complete with shipwreck on Thursday, April 2.

    Among the glamourous gowns and tuxedos, the unknowing king and queen danced the night away.

    The prom court was nominated by faculty and staff at CMHS and announced prior to the event. CMHS junior and senior prom attendees made the final decision by voting when they arrived at prom.

  • Robber ignores clerk's advice

    A woman robber, who claimed to have a gun and a bomb, attacked a clerk at Smoke & Spirits Liquor Store on U.S. Highway 19 in Chiefland after he bravely told her, “You don't want to do this for a little bit of money.”

  • Man arrested on sex charge

    A joint investigation by the Gilchrist and Levy County Sheriff's Offices has resulted in the arrest of a Fanning Springs man and a request by both sheriffs that anyone with information on his activities come forward.

    Ronald Robert Bischoff, 43, of Fanning Springs, is charged with three counts of capital sexual battery and one count of lewd or lascivious exhibition. He was booked into the Gilchrist County Jail with no bond on the capital sexual battery counts and $100,000 bond on the lewd or lascivious exhibition charge.

  • Sheriff's report & Most Wanted for April 16

    The Levy County Sheriff’s Office reports the following arrests:

    • April 8, Hugo Alberto Alvarez-Quintana, 28, Morriston, battery. Bond $25,000.

    • April 11, Roni Emiliano Cano, 27, Cross City, no DL. ROR.

    • April 12, Mitchell Chaddock, 49, Bronson, 49, battery.

    • April 9, Amanda Dora Cofield, 27, Chiefland, VOP. Bond $20,000.

    • April 10, Maddie Lynette Cryer, 28, Crystal River, two counts FTA. Bond $4,000.

    • April 9, James Jason Deloach, 37, Old Town, VOP.

  • Bronson observation deck on the horizon

    Bronson plans that originally included a nature trail and observation deck have been scaled back to include just the observation deck portion.

    Council member Beatrice Roberts asked where they were with the nature trail at last Monday’s town council meeting, as they said they could not do anything with the multi-purpose building until they’ve developed that property.

    They will get together during the month of April to scale back the drawing and go from there, Town Clerk Kelli Brettel said.