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Today's News

  • Citizen editor recognized

    Veterans Ivan Chubb, right, and Hubert Jarrell, left, honored Chiefland Citizen editor Lou Elliott Jones as Veteran News Reporter of 2010-11. Chubb, Florida Veterans Affairs Representative, said in his presentation, “Your honesty, hard word and dedication to the principals of freedom is always present. We thank you and are proud to be on your team, as your team is a sure winner. I salute you, Lou, and God bless America and God bless and protect you.”

  • VFW — The Military Order of the Cooties

       Roz Boudreau, left in photo above, and Judy Allen, photo below with Boudreau, received volunteer pins for work they have done for the VA Hospital in Gainesville and the local nursing homes, Tri County and Medic Ayers. Boudreau received a pin for 1000 accumulated hours and Allen received her pin for 700 accumulated hours.

  • Vets news briefs

    Rep. announces WW II registration
       Rep. Rich Nugent (FL-05) announced recently that his District Office would be providing assistance to veterans who wish to be registered with the National World War II Memorial.
       On Wednesdays and Fridays throughout the month of September, World War II veterans are invited to stop by the congressman’s district office, located at 16224 Spring Hill Drive in Brooksville for assistance registering with the National World War II Memorial.

  • Military memorials open to public

    The Traveling Vietnam Memorial Wall will be in Crystal River from Sunday, Oct. 2 to Sunday, Oct. 9 at the Holcim Property on U.S. 19 a mile north of C.R. 488. Other military tributes will also be open free to the public 24 hours a day. All veterans, families and school groups can also visit the Florida Military of the Order Purple Heart Mural Memorial, the Korean War Memorial and the Moving Tribute to those dead in the Global War on Terror and Sept. 11.

  • VA posts online list of ships associated with presumptive Agent Orange exposure

    WASHINGTON – Veterans who served aboard U.S. Navy and Coast Guard ships operating on the waters of Vietnam between January 9, 1962, and May 7, 1975, may be eligible to receive Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) disability compensation for 14 medical conditions associated with presumptive exposure to Agent Orange. 

  • Log Cabin Quilters for Sept. 8

    The Log Cabin Quilters met Thursday, Sept. 1, at the Levy County Quilt Museum. Our days are getting so busy so we know that the fall of the year isn’t so far away.   Our Northern Quilters will be back with us soon.
    Goldie McHenry is at Hospice and we visited with her. So far she is doing well. Our prayers are with so many now and more are being added to the list to be remembered.

  • Rep. Bembry receives significant committee assignments

  • Engagement: Jernigan--Underwood

    Darrel and Laverne Jernigan and John and Gale Underwood announce the upcoming marriage of their children, Megan Jernigan and Clifton Underwood.

  • Fire board recommendations presented to commission

    A subcommittee studying ways to improve county fire service came out with seven recommendations that were presented to the Levy County Commission on Tuesday.
    Commissioner Marsha Drew of Yankeetown (R-District 3) presented the recommendations which do not include some proposals that has caused a controversy throughout Levy County.

  • Employment agency moves to Chiefland

    These days, it's not just the unemployed who are having a hard time coming up with money. Even the people who help the unemployed find jobs are pinching pennies.
    In October, CLM  Workforce Connection, located in Bronson, will be shutting down and moving to Chiefland.