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Today's News

  • Team Corbin wins big in Trenton

    Much to the delight of Corbin Wiggins, two of three events were won by Trenton Tigers.

    Much to the delight of him, his family and Todd Bryant, Friday's Knock Cancer Out of the Park was a huge hit, raising more than $6,500 for Wiggins, who recently was diagnosed with four types of cancer.

  • County increases millage rate, assessments

    The Levy County Commission expressed shock that it drew only one taxpayer to a public hearing on special assessments on Tuesday evening in the commission meeting room.
    It was a sharp change from two years ago when the hearing was held in the larger Courtroom A at the County Courthouse to accommodate the people objecting to increases in special assessments and any increase in property taxes.

  • School Board approves lowered budget, millage

    Near the end of a meeting in which the School Board of Levy County approved, among other things, a tentative millage and budget for 2011-12, board member Cameron Asbell of Bronson offered up a cost-savings idea.
    Asbell didn’t prepapre any notes to introduce his idea before Tuesday night, all he did was hold up the more than 100 sheets of paper he had been handed during the two-plus hour meeting. It was timely considering lack of funding was discussed several times.

  • Open house set for Bronson resident

     Eva Ruth Mayo, longtime Bronson resident, will be honored by family and friends at an open house to celebrate her 80th birthday. The party is on Saturday, Aug. 13, from 2-5 p.m. at the Bronson United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall. Friends are invited to stop by and share in the joy of this occasion.

  • MILITARY: Army Pvt. Aaron J. Edman

    Army Pvt. Aaron J. Edman, son of Kimberly Parker, of Williston, and Jay Edman, of Kingsland, Ga., has graduated from Basic Combat Training at Fort Sill, Lawton, Okla.

       During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission and received instruction and training exercises in drill and ceremonies, Army history, core values and traditions, military courtesy, military justice, physical fitness, first aid, rifle marksmanship, weapons use, map reading and land navigation, foot marches, armed and unarmed combat and field maneuvers and tactics.

  • Scholastic achievement

     Tyler Reed named 

  • Log Cabin Quilters: August 4

     By WINNELLE HORNE

  • Haven Hospice hosts info session for pet therapy volunteers

    Haven Hospice Volunteer Services will be hosting a meeting for those interested in volunteering with Haven’s pet therapy program. The session is from noon to 2 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 9, at Haven Hospice Tri-Counties Care Center,  311 N.E. 9th St.,  Chiefland.

       The meeting is free and open to the public. Please bring a brown bag lunch. 

       For more information or to RSVP, please contact Haven Hospice at 352-493-2333.

  • Hastings completes program

        Levy County School Superintendent Robert Hastings successfully completed the Board of Directors’ Leadership Development Program. 

  • VFW News

     On Aug. 1, the National Commander In Chief of the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States of America, Richard Eubank, of California, visited the local Chiefland VFW Post 5625. He and the Florida State Officers were in route to Tallahassee for a meeting with our governor and political representatives to promote veterans legislation.