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Today's News

  • Visiting my family is a relative experience

    By The Rev. James Snyder

    Out to Pastor

  • Easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle

    " ,,,the rich he has sent empty away. "   Luke 1:53
     

  • Actress brings Zora to life in Yankeetown

    Actress Phyllis McEwan portrayed the early writing days of the late author and anthropologist Zora Neal Hurston in “Zora Live”  a performance at the A.F. Knotts Library on Monday afternoon.
    The author was brought to life in McEwan’s talk that was sponsored by the Florida Humanities Council.
    McEwan spoke on Hurston’s early life through the publication of “Mules and Men,” “Their Eyes Were Watching God,” and “Tell My Horse.”  

  • Chiefland Chamber news

    Make reservations for meeting
    The Greater Chiefland Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors and members meetings will be Friday, Jan. 27, at a new location.
    The meetings will be at a new temporary location, Haven Hospice,  311 N.E. 9th St., Chiefland.
    Lunch for the membership meeting is being catered in by BubbaQues Restaurant at $5 per person.
    Members need to RSVP to chieflandchamber@bellsouth.net or call the office, Monday-Friday between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.

    Mixer at Chiefland Billiards

  • Rotary gets news update

    Tom Ten Broeck, general manager, of the Tri-County Bulletin,
    Chiefland Citizen and Cedar Key Beacon, accepts a gift from Suwannee Valley Rotary Club President Paige Brookins after addressing the club on Jan. 12.
    Ten Broeck told
    the club about changes in the
    publications’
    operations.
    Ten Broeck said that printing of the papers has moved to Crystal River, but that other
    operations are viable and
    remaining in
    Levy County.

  • Proposed nuclear plant awaits ruling

    CRYSTAL RIVER — With two nuclear plants in Levy County looming on the horizon, residents voiced their opinions Jan. 12 about the effect on the Nature Coast’s environment.

  • Orchids: the ultimate flower

       Join Ed and Lynn Bugbee in a lecture on orchids Feb 1, at 10:30 a.m. at the Dunnellon Public Library, located at 20351 Robinson Road.
       The lecture is free.
       For more information, call 352-438-2520.

  • Community Calendar for the week of Jan. 19

    Through January

    Barkhouse featured at Cedar Keyhole Gallery
    Taking nothing more than the flotsam and jetsam of our native waters and estuaries, Joey Barkhouse has been able to create intricate works of art. A stray rock or piece of driftwood magically transform into owls or fish. Her carvings and rock paintings have become legend in the area and Joey is willing to work into the night to meet the growing demands of her fans. Barkhouse will have her latest works on display at the Cedar Keyhole for the entire month of January.

  • Court dispositions published Jan. 19

    n Dana Marie Duff, possession of more than 20 grams marijuana, possession of controlled substance without a prescription and possession of paraphernalia, nolle pros; possession of marijuana with intent to sell and two counts of possession of controlled substance without a prescription. Adjudication withheld, 18 months drug offender probation, served concurrently. Must pay $250 fine.
    n Marvin L. Dunmore, lewd and lascivious molestation and indecent exposure to elderly or disabled person amended to felony battery repeat offender, 5 years probation. Must pay civil judgment.

  • Salute to wildlife

    By Donna Bushnell
    Cedar Key Arts Center is hosting an exhibit open to everyone in the community saluting wildlife and the Lower Suwannee and Cedar Keys Wildlife Refuges. Entries can be any medium and must be original works by the artist. Entries (limit three per artist) are to be delivered to the Arts Center by 5 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 28. Works will be displayed (and can be for sale) in the CKAC Gallery during the month of March.