Today's News

  • Bronson firefighters volunteer for AMVETS chili contest

    The Bronson Volunteer Fire Company loaned their taste buds to the AMVET’s Ladies Auxiliary Post 88 to judge a chili cook off.

    Proceeds of the competition benefit the Fisher House, a residence for families of veterans being treated at Malcolm Randall VA Medical Center in Gainesville.

    The competition was spicy and everyone enjoyed the chili dinners after the judging. In the end the winners were: 1st place, Sharon Sheldon the Ladies Auxiliary president; 2nd place, Lara McKay, and 3rd place Jenna Clifton.

  • Organic vegetables coming to Saturday's Chiefland Farmers Market

    By Kate Figueroa

  • CPD Officer of Year

    Chiefland Police Chief Robert Douglas presents CPD Sgt. James Yanok the 2015 Chiefland Police Officer Of The Year Award before the Chiefland Homecoming Parade on Friday, Nov. 6.

    Yanok, who served in the U.S. Marine Corps is the featured speaker at the Veterans Day celebration on Thursday, Nov. 12, following the parade at 4 p.m.

    The celebration will be at the Trailhead/Old Train Depot Park.  

  • Sheriff's Report & Most Wanted for the week of Nov. 12

    The Levy County Sheriff's Department reports the following arrests:

    •Nov. 8, Daniel Nathan Boykin, 36, Bronson, battery. Bond $10,000.

    •Nov. 5, Elijah T. Butsch, 37, Morriston, battery. Bond $50,000.

  • Community Calendar for the week of Nov. 12

    Today, Nov. 12

    WWII Veterans honored by Moose

    The World War II Veterans and Proud of It group will be honored at a luncheon at the Suwannee River Moose Family Center No. 235 on 167th Place in Fanning Springs. The luncheon begins at noon.

    For more information, call Virginia Lewis at 352-528-2310.

    Veterans Day parade in Chiefland

    The 2015 Levy County Veteran's Day parade will be in Chiefland on Thursday, Nov. 12, at 4 p.m.

  • Critter Crusaders hold pet spa day

    Those working the booth at Tractor Supply took a break from dog washing and put a smile on their faces for a photo on Saturday afternoon.

    Kayla Jenkins sits with Red, one of the dogs up for adoption by Critter Crusaders.

    Proceeds from the event will benefit people in need with pets in need of food, medications and medical care.

  • Chiefland Elementary holds Veterans Day program

    Chiefland Elementary School got an early start on the Veterans Day Celebrations when it was visited on Monday, Nov. 9, by members of various military organizations. 

    The presentations included a 21-gun salute by an honor guard from VFW Post 5625.

  • Military — Whetstone

    Tucker W. Whetstone son of proud parents Shayne and David Barber and brother of Jacob and Cole Whetstone has graduated from Ft. Leonardwood, Mo.

    He will be an army military police K-9 handler.

  • Showing support for veterans

    Levy County Supervisor of Elections Tammy Jones and her staff model the red shirts, to show support for veterans, that are being sold by the American Legion Auxiliary Post 444.

    The elections staff is standing in front of the Veteran's Wall of Honor in the Levy County Courthouse.

    Pictured, from left to right, are Jordan Lindsey, Tammy Jones, Carole Weins and Kearston Andrews.

    To purchase your RED (Remember Everyone Deployed) shirt to wear on Fridays, call the auxiliary at 352-529-0593.

  • Chiefland homecoming royalty

    The Chiefland Middle High School 2015 Homecomng game was Friday, Nov. 6, against Arlington County Day School. 

    Presented as the 2015 Homecoming Queen was Sheila Engel and Homecoming Princess, left, was Tataneisha Barnes.