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Today's News

  • Golfers swing for record Saturday Austin’s Warriors aim for $15K for cancer research

       In 2008, when Austin Allen was nine weeks old he was diagnosed with a rare disease, infantile acute myeloid leukemia.
       Today, Austin is a feisty, active boy who turns three years old in July thanks to five rounds of chemotherapy using a study drug researched, developed and funded by the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.

  • Levy County 4-H hosts variety of summer camps

    Levy County 4-H will host several camps at the Bronson Agricultural Center from June 13-Aug. 19. Campers must be at least 8-years-old by June 1. The cost is $25 per camp, or $50 for ATV camp. Camps are Monday-Thursday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., and Friday from 8:30 a.m. to noon. Camp fee includes breakfast, lunch, snacks, field trips and recreation.

  • Community Calendar for the week of May 26

    Today

    Library after school movie
    The Luther Callaway Public Library will have an after school program with a movie and popcorn at 5 p.m. The movie is the 2010 remake of the movie Gulliver's Travels starring Jack Black, Jason Segel and Emily Blunt. The 85-minute film is rated PG for brief rude humor, mild language and action.
    For more information, contact Jenny Rodgers at 352-486-5552.

    Tourist council to meet

  • Trenton man arrested on drug charges

    Michael Ray "Milky" Worley Jr.,  23, of Trenton, was arrested May 17 by the Levy County Drug Task Force during a search at a Fanning Springs residence turned up a 9mm pistol, oxycodone and cannabis, according to a Sheriff's Office press release.
    Worley was convicted in 2008 for possession of marijuana and a weapon charge.

  • Williston man arrested at jail on drug charge 

    Marshall Mick Myrick Jr., 21, of Williston, was arrested for introduction of contraband while coming into booking for the Levy County Jail, according to a sheriff's office press release. Myrick was being booked on a charge of driving with a revoked or suspended license when he was searched at the jail. A deputy recovered four Tylenol3 pills and five Flexeril orange pills in his possession.

  • Agents arrest mother, son in drug operation

    Robert Matthew Andrews, 23, and his mother and business partner, Debra Spaulding Andrews, 56, both of Trenton, are under arrest on various drug charges — including the son selling to his mother, according to a Sheriff's Office press release.

  • Police: woman beat several residents with chair leg

    Chiefland Police are still looking for a woman they believe to have been involved in a scuffle Sunday night that left several people battered and bruised.
    According to a CPD incident report, Vickie Donald, 40, of Chiefland, pulled in to Prairie Oaks Apartments Sunday night enraged over allegations that her daughter had been beaten in a fight earlier that day by someone living in the apartment complex.

  • Sheriff's Report & Most Wanted for May 26

    The Levy County Sheriff’s Office reports the following arrests:
    n May 18, Ray Conela Adcock, 60, Chiefland, DWLSR with knowledge. Bond $500.
    n May 17, Debra Spaulding Andrews, 55, Trenton, possession of cannabis, maintaining a drug dwelling, trafficking in Oxycodone. Bond $101,000.

  • Army history: Still the forgotten war

    By  Jeffrey G. Hawks
    Army Heritage Education Center Foundation  

  • In honor of mothers

    Chiefland MOCA (Military Order of Cootie) visits the Tri County Nursing Home in honor of Mother's Day. They delivered a carnation and soft toy to all the female occupants and chatted with them for a while. From Left, Susan Haines, Tom Brown, Dee Bazar, Roz Boudreau, Sharon Bolton and Kary Colson.