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Today's News

  • Gun Classes

    Chiefland

    The Chiefland Fastpitch Booster Club will be holding a Concealed Weapons Permit class on Saturday, Feb. 6. Class is 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. and will be at the Levy County Sheriff's Office, 9150 N.E. 80th Ave., Bronson.

    This class will qualify an individual to apply for a Concealed Firearms License.

    The cost is $65 per person.

    Contact Jimmy Anderson or Melissa Lott to sign up. Class will be limited so be sure to sign up quickly.

    Bronson

  • Dean lays out priorities

    By Abdon Sidibe

    Citrus County Chronicle

    Sen. Charlie Dean, R-Inverness, is working to make his final legislative session a memorable one.

  • Sheriff's Report & Most Wanted for 1-21-16

    The Levy County Sheriff's Office Reports the following arrests:

    •Jan. 15, Stephanie Lynn Beach, 33, Trenton, VOP. No bond.

    •Jan. 11, Alexander G. Beck, 27, Bronson, possession of marijuana, possession and/or use of drug paraphernalia. Bond $1,500.

    •Jan. 12, Margaret K. Bies, 35, Inglis, disorderly intoxication. Bond $250.

    •Jan. 13, Christopher Shawn Bradley Jr., 29, Williston, possession of marijuana.

  • Nothing Insignificant To God

     My fishing experiences as a youth were either alone or with the gang that made up Ford’s Woods. What I learned about fishing came from the same sources.

    I can remember as a youth the day that I was bit by the “bass” bug. Even though I had never been to the lake, the levee was known to be full of largemouth. And even though it was still in my small town, for a kid who either walked or rode his bicycle everywhere, it was a little further away than I was use to going.

  • Church News

    “War Room” showing at Lighthouse Church

    The movie “War Room” will be shown at the Lighthouse Word Church on Sunday, Jan. 24 at 6 p.m. There is no charge for the movie, but viewers are encouraged to come early for a good seat. Popcorn and soda will be served and a nursery will be provided.

    Speaker at the Lighthouse Word Church

  • 25th Annual Potato Pancake Supper

     Peace Lutheran Church will host their 25th annual Potato Pancake Supper on Shrove Tuesday, Feb. 9. Dinner will be served from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m.

     Tickets, available at the door, are $7 for adults. Tickets may also be purchased in advance from members, and at the Peace Lutheran booth at the Dunnellon First Saturday event on Saturday, Feb. 6.

     This popular event features traditional potato pancakes, made from scratch, or buttermilk pancakes with sour cream, syrup, ham, applesauce, dessert and beverage.

  • 1-21-16 Community Calendar

    Today, Jan. 21

    Branford Camera Club January Meeting

    The Branford Camera Club's regular monthly meeting will be at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 21. The meeting will be at Hatch Park Community Center, located at 403 S.E. Craven St., Branford. Gary Kueppers will lead January's meeting, and our guest for this meeting is Audubon Photographer, John Middleton who will speak on birds and wildlife photography. This is open to the public.

  • Chiefland Farmers Market now has organic veggies

    By Kate Figueroa

    One important ingredient has been missing from the Chiefland Farmers Market since it opened in August 2014: fruits and vegetables.  Customers show up and ask, “Where’s the produce?” With our extended summer weather and Fall being a difficult growing season in North Florida as it is, customers leave with some great local products, but few or no vegetables.

  • CMHS students give back to the community

    By Kelly Beauchamp

    RN, CMHS Health Academy Teacher

    During the holiday season many of us reflect on our good fortune and make a conscience effort to find a way to give back to our community by reaching out to others who may be in need. I would like to take this opportunity to tell you about a few activities that CMHS students participated in this season.

  • County fills jobs with little notice

    By LOU ELLIOTT JONES

    editor@chieflandcitizen.com

    Transparency in government reared its ugly head at the Levy County Commission on Tuesday as newspaper reporters questioned how employee vacancies and appointments to boards are handled.