Today's News

  • Indians blast Eagles

    Shortstop Timmy Reidy went sliding to his right on one knee to backhand a sharp grounder in the hole before firing to first base. The ball beat the runner by a step, capping Chiefland’s 11-3 win at Bronson on Thursday.

  • Chiefland picks 6th

    When Josh Martinez fell behind 0-2 in the count with two outs in the sixth inning against Branford, Chiefland players started searching for their gloves in the dugout.

    It wasn’t that they didn’t have confidence in their teammate. It’s just that the odds are stacked against any batter getting on base when down 0-2, and players figured they’d be heading out to play defense in a matter of seconds.

  • FWC withdraws controversial proposal




    Citing the political climate, issues involving exempt hunters and complaints from large landowners, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission has tabled a proposal that would have required hunters to tag and report harvested deer.

  • Chiefland Citizen online now a subscription-based site

    As of today, The Chiefland Citizen website, www.chieflandcitizen.com, is a subscription-based news and information site.
    The Citizen will  offer its valued newspaper subscribers complete access to all of the news and features currently in the print product, plus a number of online-only features such as videos, slideshows,
    reader interaction and more. A digital version of every issue of the newspaper will also be available to subscribers online.

  • Back in gear

     New Bronson Speedway owners Ann and Chris Young smile for the camera Saturday during an open house event at the racetrack.  About 150 people showed up throughout the day. The Spedway has been closed for the past year and will re-open.

  • Metalsmiths

     The first industry certifications were recently awarded to four students in the new Welding Program at Chiefland High School.  The students earned their AWS D 1.1 Structural Welding Code-Steel certification and one student earned both the D 1.1 and 1.2 certifications.  The students were tested by WELDTEST Services and are under the instruction of Steve Senters.         

  • Chiefland Students of the Month

     From left, Chiefland Middle School student Cheyenne Hatch, Chiefland Elementary School student Nathan Kinik and Chiefland High School student Taylor Ramsdell are presented Student of the Month awards by Chiefland Commissioner Sammy Cason (back).

  • Give yourself some credit, Social Security credit

     By Ruqayyah Nicholas

  • County Briefs

      Library lease amended again  

  • For those who are chilled

     "...how can one be warm alone?"   Ecclesiastes 4:11