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Today's News

  • Williston man arrested in jury tampering

    A Williston man who tried to persuade a juror to vote not guilty for his friend on trial for drug charges is now sitting in the Levy County jail under a $250,000 bond.
    Robert Earl Patterson, 38, was arrested on Oct. 27 and charged with tampering with a juror after the juror told deputies Patterson came to her home and left his cell phone number for her to call. When the juror's mother called the phone number Patterson asked that the juror vote not guilty in the trial of Hermie McClendon and offered to buy her dinner and pay her.

  • Leading the way

    Members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Rebel Post 5625 lead Chiefland High School's Homecoming Parade down U.S. Highway 19 on Oct. 27.

  • Free driving class for veterans

       During the month of November AARP is offering free safe driving classes for any veteran and their spouses. The AARP safe driving class entitles drivers to a three-year discount on auto insurance well as updates on various motor vehicle laws in Florida.  

  • Face of Defense: Twin brothers serve in Iraq

    By Army Staff Sgt. Paul Evans
    77th Sustainment Brigade
    JOINT BASE BALAD, Iraq—The Saunders brothers have plenty in common — they’re twins and they’re both Kentucky National Guard soldiers serving together in Iraq.

  • Make plans for Veterans Day

    County parade in
    Bronson this year
    Levy County's official  parade to honor military veterans comes with a bonus this year. Because Bronson High School's Homecoming is on Friday, Nov. 11, the students will be joining the county's official salute.
    The combined parade will roll at 11 a.m. Friday, Nov. 11, from the intersection of Pine Street and U.S. 27A, at the U.S. Post Office with at least 40 floats and units from veterans' organizations and the usual number from the high school, including the Marching Eagles band.

  • Parents won't face charges in local toddler's death

    State Attorney Bill Cervone has decided that the parents of  a two-year-old killed when his brother picked up a loaded gun and it discharged will not be charged with felony culpabale negligence.

  • Mother Nature shines on garden dedication

    Tuesday morning's temperatures were brisk, but it wasn't enough to dampen the enthusiasm of about 100 people as they turned out for the dedication of the Florida Friendly demonstration garden at the Levy County Extension building in Bronson.

  • Patient thanks EMS crew

    It's not often the folks who work for Levy County Emergency Medical Service get to see their clients again.

  • Levy County invaders spur presentation in Cedar Key

    With blinking bug eyes, they hunt at night and ooze a toxic slime from their skin as a defense. They are a threat to the environment and cause tens of thousands of dollars in damage to Florida homeowners and businesses each year.

  • Friends remember Alonzo

    Former Chiefland High student-athlete Alonzo James Guyton, 24, was shot and killed early in the morning of Oct. 25 in what police are describing as a robbery attempt.