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Today's News

  • Birds of a feather ...

    Three pelicans, watchful for a meal, amble along the surface of the water Friday afternoon in Cedar Key.

  • Sheriff's Report & Most Wanted for Jan. 26

    The Levy County Sheriff’s Office reports the following arrests:
    n Jan. 21, Amanda Andrews, 28, Chiefland, DWLS.
    n Jan. 17, Stephen Michael Baker, 20, Inglis, out of county warrant. Bond $4,000.
    n Jan. 17, James Brian Brunelle, 24, Williston, three counts VOP.
    n Jan. 18, Matthew Hastin Bryant, 24, Williston, petit theft, altering public record. Bond $25,000.
    n Jan. 19, Marvin Eugene Cooper III, 24, Williston, burglary. Bond $50,000.
    n Jan. 20, Mikell W. Dixon, 33, Bronson, out of county warrant.

  • Court dispositions published Jan. 26

    n Chastity Anderson, VOP on vehicle theft,  probation revoked, 36 months with credit for 44 days served. Must pay civil judgment and jail fund.
    n Mandy Ashley, VOP on four counts of forgery, one count of larceny between $300-$5,000, one count of burglary, one count of fraud by swindle  under $20,000, probation revoked, 36 months with credit for 179 days served on each, served concurrently. Must pay civil judgment and jail fund.

  • 5 years of service

    Deborah McDowell, right, was recogized at Monday night’s Chiefland City Commission meeting for five years of service to the Chiefland Police Department. Chief Robert Douglas, right, said McDowell, who was promoted to executive assistant about three years ago, has done an excellent job.
    “My guys call her the department mom,” Douglas said laughing.

  • Community Calendar for the week of Jan. 26

    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 transforms 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.

  • Butterflies in refuge topic of Feb. 11 talk

    Barbara Woodmansee will give a presentation about the butterflies in the Lower Suwannee National Wildlife Refuge at 10:30 a.m. at the Cedar Key Library.  The program is sponsored by the Friends of the Lower Suwannee National Wildlife Refuge.

  • Women's Club dinner benefits veterans

       “This is our 26th annual Spaghetti Dinner, and it promises to be the best ever!” said Jane Moore, President of the Cedar Key Woman’s Club. Every year the Woman’s Club serves around 200 spaghetti dinners, and this is their biggest fund-raiser of the year.

  • County libraries more than place to get a good book

    Levy County's public library director told the Chiefland Rotary Club that they should judge their libraries the way an investor would judge a business — by the return on the investment.
    And when it comes to Levy County's five branches that return is a whopping $28 for every taxpayer dollar invested in the system. "I want you to know what my return on investment is," said Brasher.

  • Chamber seeks Citizen of the Year nominations for 2011

    Do you know someone who has made a noteworthy contribution to the community, someone who has gone out of his or her way and beyond to help others, a person who demonstrates a dedication to accomplishing encouraging achievements? The Greater Chiefland Area Chamber of Commerce wants to hear from you. Anyone who would like to nominate a person for Citizen of the Year 2011 can submit a letter of recommendation, or call the Chamber office for a nomination form designed to help with the write-up.

  • Last day for early voting in GOP presidential primary

    Early voting for the GOP presidential primary ends at 4:30 p.m. Saturday , Jan. 28, at the Supervisor of Elections office in Bronson.

    There are 8,457 registered Republicans in Levy County eligible to vote in the presidential primary. There is no Democratic primary as incumbent President Barack Obama has no challengers.

    Voting is from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Supervisor's office at 421 S. Court Street, Bronson, next to the County Courthouse.