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Today's News

  • Nosey says ...

    We can't allow Medicare to be replaced by private insurance. Paul Ryan, the House Budget Committee Chairman from Wisconsin, has been pushing a bill to give seniors financial aid to purchase private insurance.

  • Volunteer keeps hospice clients looking smart

    Special to the Citizen
    Mary Jane Deas of Chiefland is a licensed hair stylist who volunteers with Haven Hospice.
    She shares her styling talents by cutting hair for free for Haven’s patients. Deas travels to hospice clients' homes, the nursing homes or to the Tri-Counties Hospice Care Center in Chiefland — wherever the need may be.

  • Couple fishes for ways to serve

    Special to the Citizen
    Ed Keller and Eirlys Rawcliffe, a husband and wife team who volunteer numerous hours for Haven Hospice, are always looking for ways to serve.
    The couple donated the fish tank that is located in the Tri-Counties Hospice Care Center for patients and families to enjoy. They also donated the fish and fish food and maintain the tank.

  • Grandpa Poley Horne Reunion

       The Grandpa Poley Horne Reunion will be held Sunday, August 7 at the Levy County Quilt Museum. It will be an all day gathering with music.  Bring food for the lunch buffet and come enjoy the day. A drawing for the Blue Star Quilt will be done that day.
       Grandpa Poley - James Napoleon Horne and Lewgenia M Keene have many descendants in the surrounding area. Come and meet new relatives and catch up on what's happening with all the family.
       Winnelle Horne

  • Springhouse Quilters: July 28

    By LOIS SCOTT and BEVERLY SHOPE
    Publicity

    Springhouse Quilters held their monthly meeting on Tuesday, July 12, with President Pat Hodges officiating. July birthday ladies were recognized by singing Happy Birthday.
    As usual, the meeting did not begin until everyone had an opportunity to savor the tasty breakfast buffet prepared by our guild ladies.

  • Engagement:Bird-Gore

  • Military News

       Air Force Airman 1st Class Samuel E. Doherty, son of Dennis Doherty, of Williston, has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.
       Doherty is a  2007 graduate of Williston High School and has an Associate's degree in 2010 from Central Florida Community College (now College of Central Florida).

  • CLASS REUNION

       The Chiefland High School Class of 1991 will hold its 20th class reunion on Saturday, Aug. 27, from 6:30 - 11:30 p.m. at the Best Western Gateway Grand, off 39th Avenue, Gainesville.
       All classmates are invited to attend. The cost is $35 per person. Faculty are also invited free of charge. Please RSVP to Diana Blackert before Aug. 13, or contact one of the following classmates:
    • Diana Blackert, dblackert24@yahoo.com, 352-222-3778
    • Tonya Vinning Wiggins, wigginstonya@hotmail.com, 352-339-0568

  • Log Cabin Quilters: July 28

    By WINNELLE HORNE
    Director, quilt museum
    The Log Cabin Quilters met Thursday, July 21, at the Levy County Quilt Museum.  We had a great time as Mr. Hardman, of Cross City, brought in three big boxes of craft books. Thank you. Everyone had a great time getting ideas for future projects.
    It was great to have B.J. Johnson back with us. She is so much help with anything we have to do. Pat should be back in the near future. We have missed both of them.

  • Run for the money

    Runners and clients cross the Suwannee River bridge over U.S. 19 on July 21 on the fourth day of the Run For The Money, the Key Training Center’s annual fundraiser. The run from Tallahassee to the Key Center ended on July 23 with festivities at the Lecanto campus. Key Training is located in Citrus County and serves developmentally disabled clients.