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Today's News

  • Ask a Lawyer

    J.F. of Williston asks:
    “I bought a new car five years ago. I made every payment on time except for twice, when I was unable to pay.  Once was the month after I lost a job and the other time was when I was sick and unable to work for several weeks and didn’t get paid. On both occasions, I was told I could “defer” those payments until the end of the loan for a small fee.

  • Celebration spotlights talented Chiefland youngster

    Special to the Citizen
    When the Hospice Thrift & Gift Shoppe marked its first anniversary in Chiefland with a celebration festival. Justin Walton, 11, of Chiefland, took the first step on what could be his road to stardom.

  • Engagement: Colson-Arrington

       Carl and Amanda Colson of Chiefland announce the engagement of their daughter, Burgandy Colson of Chiefland to Christopher "Red" Arrington of Chiefland, son of Randy and Jeanne Arrington of Chiefland.
       The bride-to-be and groom-to-be are both graduates of Chiefland High School. Miss Colson has a Associate's degree in cardiovascular technology and is an independant consultant for Premier Designs Jewelry. Mr. Arrington is a cattle farmer in Kentucky.

  • Log Cabin Quilters for May 19

    By WINNELLE HORNE
    Director, Quilt Museum
    The Log Cabin Quilters met Thursday, May 12, at the Levy County Quilt Museum. More fabric was brought in and also lots of pictures that have been taken through the months.  We have extra photos for those who want them.
    Four ladies came out and had lunch with us. One had a quilt she wanted to have finished.  Lois took the job on.

  • Workforce Connection teams up with Monster.com

    Workforce Connection of Citrus, Levy and Marion counties has teamed up with Monster.com to help job seekers power up their search efforts.

    The following additional Career Launch programs and services are also offered free of charge:
    • Job Campaign Coaching and One-on-One Meetings with Veterans Representatives by appointment only. Contact Dr. Jo Clifford at 840-5700, ext. 1120 or 800-434-JOBS, ext. 1120 or email jclifford@clmworkforce.com.

  • Helping Hands for May 19

    Farm Bureau collects
    for disaster victims

       Levy County Farm Bureau will be taking donations through the month of May for the families affected by the recent tornados in Alabama.     Needed items are bottled water, personal hygiene items, blankets, toys for kids, clothing, non-perishable food items. Cash donations will also be accepted, please make check payable to the Alabama Disaster Relief Fund through Drummond Community Bank.

  • Community Calendar for the week of May 19

    Today

    Legion membership meeting
    American Legion Post 91 will have its regular membership meeting with dinner beginning at 5:30 p.m., followed by the meeting. New officers for 2011-12 will be announced. All members and prospective members are invited. The post is located at 4200 South U.S. Highway 129 between Trenton and Bell next to the FFA Arena.

    Saturday

    FWC hunter safety course

  • Chiefland star party Friday

       The Chiefland Star Party Group is presenting a telescopic view of the stars and planets at the observation tower at the Withlacoochee Gulf Preserve in Yankeetown at 8:30 p.m.

  • Library loads up on activities

       The Levy County Public Library System is loaded with activities the rest of the month.
       The Luther Callaway Public Library in Chiefland will have a "feelings-themed" preschool program at 11 a.m. on May 23. On the same day, there also will be an after school program with movie and popcorn at the Bronson Public Library at 5 p.m.

  • Man arrested on domestic, child assault charges

    Charles David Keene, 52, of Archer, was arrested after Levy County Sheriff's deputies answered a domestic disturbance call on May 9 at University Oaks subdivision, according to a  Sheriff's Office press release.
    An adult female told a deputy that Keene had been drinking and when he came home they got into a verbal argument. She said Keene picked up a children's bicycle and attempted to throw it at her,  but it missed and instead struck a child, 3,  knocking the child to the ground.