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Today's News

  • 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).

  • Library friends to meet

       The Friends of the Luther Callaway Public Library Board of Directors will hold its monthly meeting at the Library, 104 N.E. 3rd Street, in Chiefland, at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 10.  
       The Luther Callaway Public Library is the Chiefland Branch of the Levy County Public Library System.

  • Bill Roberts Retrospective Saturday

    Bill Roberts is a local artist who will have a retrospective of his work at the Cedar Key Arts Center during the month of November. The opening will be the first Saturday of the month from 5-7 p.m.

     

  • Those crazy jumping sturgeon, what’s it all about?

    The Friends of the Lower Suwannee & Cedar Keys National Wildlife Refuges host Dr. Ken Sulak, U.S. Geological Survey at 5 p.m. Today at the Cedar Key Public Library for a talk on the Suwannee River's sturgeon.
    The Suwannee River supports the largest population of the Gulf Sturgeon, a species unique to Gulf Coast rivers. The Gulf Sturgeon, a member of an ancient group of fish, and the largest fish — up to eight-feet long and 200 pounds — inhabiting the Suwannee River, signals the health of the ecosystem.