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Today's News

  • Master gardeners to offer help at home

    By Diane Clifton

  • Chiefland U-10 team dominates first-ever World Series

    Chiefland dominated the opening round of the first-annual Levy County World Series. The event, featuring five area U-10 teams, completed the first round of a double-elimination tournament at the Bronson Youth League baseball fields on Sat. June 23. Chiefland won it’s games 15-1 over Citra and 18-1 over the Chiefland “Tribe”.
    Chiefland will play in the championship game on Tues., June 26 at 7 p.m.

  • Knowing you are blessed

    Just recently I was talking with one of my church members and she said, “I know I am so blessed. I know I am.”
    What she was talking about was the fact that she had raised four healthy children, who are each a credit to the world. She was surrounded by most of them at a family function and the sheer size and number of the group was humbling.   

  • Let the summer celebration begin

    The Kidzone Children’s Ministry at Lighthouse Word Church kicked off its Celebration Summer program. The events include music, drama, dance on Sunday, June 10.
    There were two bounce houses, train rides, face painting, popcorn, cotton candy and snow cones.
    Each Sunday at 10:30 am throughout the summer will be packed with fun and rewards for those who bring their friends. All children from kindergarten through 5th grade are invited, and classes for toddlers and babies are also provided.  
    Call 493-1554 for more information.

  • Vacation Bible School

    Hardeetown Baptist
    offers adventure
    The adventure begins for pre-K through fifth grade children with vacation bible school Sunday-Thursday, June 24-28, from 5:15 to 8:30 nightly at Hardeetown Baptist Church. Dinner is included in the program.
    For more information, call 352-493-4523. Hardteetown Baptist Church is located at 1716 N.W. 14th Street, Chiefland.

    Operation Overboard at Parsons Presbyterian

  • Patriotic service Sunday at Lighthouse Word Church

    Lighthouse Word Church is hosting a Patriotic Service on Sunday, July 1, at 10:30 am, in honor of our independence as a nation.  
    Special guests include keynote speaker Chiefland Police Chief Robert Douglas, State Attorney Bill Cervone, 8th Judicial Circuit Judge David Glant, Levy County Judge James T. “Tim” Browning and many other city and county officials.  
    Patriotic music and voter registration will also be featured at the service.
    The public is invited to join in the celebration.

  • Logano proves Gibbs' faith

    By Monte Dutton- NASCAR This Week

  • Chiefland wraps up T-ball State Championships

    After five days, 19 flags and 36 games, the Babe Ruth league’s State of Florida Cal Ripkin division T-Ball Championship finished on Sat. June 17. The events at Chiefland’s Strickland Park saw four bracket  winners crowned at the state level. Attention now turns back to Chiefland and the Southeast Regional T-ball World Series July 5.

  • Parker, Owens among winners at Bronson Speedway

    A full evening of racing at the Bronson Motor Speedway on June 16 saw six winners in six different racing divisions. Wade Parker and Chip Owens put on some of the most impressive performances of the night, winning their respective races by nearly a lap apiece.
    Race 1:  In his first career win, Paul White of Eustis directed the No. 25 car to a win by less than a car length over Mark Lands in the pro challenge race. Running third at the start of the race, White flew past Lands and polesitter Kevyn Terry of Citra to take the lead.

  • Ham radio operators hold annual field day this weekend

    Amateur radio operators, known as hams, from the Tri-County area will be gathering for their annual Field Day on Saturday and Sunday, June 23-24.