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Today's News

  • Engagement: Bend-Wynans

       Mary Ann Hamm, of Daytona, and Fred Wynans, of Cedar Key, announce the engagement of their daughter Marcia Lynn Wynans to Robert J. Bend Jr., son of Cynthia and Robert J. Bend Sr. of Fanning Springs. 

  • Log Cabin Quilters for Nov. 3

    The Log Cabin Quilters met Thursday, Oct 27, at the Levy County Quilt Museum.  What a busy day we had.   

    Many of the Bible Squares have been completed so we can begin to see how lovely the quilt will be.    The Log Cabin Quilt that will be going to the State Fair in February was taken out of the frame for hemming to be done.  It took months for us to complete and is one of the many variations of the Log Cabin design.

  • Editorial toon for Nov. 3
  • Quote of the week for Nov. 3

    “It's more than just a bunch of ‘deluded kids’ now. It's the impossible-to-deny men and women who've found themselves crushed under the heel of an unaccountable and out-of-control corporate culture -- of those consistently on the winning end of the rigged, zero-sum game that success in America has gruesomely morphed into at the beginning of the 21st century. They're part of the vanishing middle-class.”

     

  • Dispelling a popular myth

     In my first decade involved in disability issues, I repeatedly heard people claim that marriages involving parents of children with disabilities had a divorce rate of more than 75 percent. So when I began my education leading to becoming a licensed professional counselor, I chose that particular topic as an area of research interest to see if this really was true. What I learned should surprise you.

  • Peace from worrying comes in trusting the Lord

    "Those things which you have both learned, and received, and heard, and seen in me, DO."

  • Church News for the week of Nov. 3

    Anzonetta Epperson Circle
       Bronson United Methodist Church holds its annual Christmas Bazaar No. 15, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. A lunch, for $6, will be served.

    Harvest Festival at Lighthouse Word

  • Chiefland Christmas Festival, Parade

       The 2011 Chiefland Christmas Festival & Parade will be on Saturday, Dec. 3, in downtown Chiefland at the historic Train Depot, Trailhead Park and the surrounding area on U.S. Highway 19 South.
       The Festival will begin at 10 a.m. with arts and crafts, music and song and activities for children.
       The lighted parade theme “Winter Wonderland” starts at 6 p.m.  followed by the evening celebration that includes the lighting ceremony, caroling and visits with Santa.

  • Win this Easton Corbin-Autographed Guitar!

    Ibanez Jam Pack acoustic guitar outfit, retail price $249.99

    Same guitar personally autographed by Easton Corbin, priceless (to borrow a line from a credit card commercial).

  • PSC approves nuclear cost recovery for PEF and FPL

    To help secure a diversified and stable energy future for Florida, the Florida Public Service Commission (PSC) today approved cost recovery amounts for construction of planned nuclear generating plants and additions to existing nuclear plants for Progress Energy Florida (PEF) and Florida Power & Light Company (FPL).