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Today's News

  • Sammy Glass Family in concert at Long Pond Baptist Homecoming

       Long Pond Baptist Church, home of WTBH 91.5 FM, invites the public to its 32nd Homecoming, Sunday
    at 10:30 a.m. 
       If you have attended Long Pond Baptist Church in the past, the congregation would love to see you again, at this year's Homecoming.
       The Sammy Glass Family from Decatur, Tenn., will kick off the day with a concert at 10:30 a.m.  Brother Sammy Glass will be the guest speaker, bringing the morning message.

  • Church News for the week of March 1

    Movie night at First Baptist
    First Baptist Church of Chiefland will host a community movie night on Sunday, March 4, at 6 p.m. with a free showing of "Courageous." The movie focuses on four law enforcement officers — Adam Mitchell, Nathan Hayes, David Thomson and Shane Fuller, who struggle to meet the challenges of fatherhood.
    Childcare will be provided for children 5 and under. For more information or directions, call 352-493-1481.

    St. Patty's dinner
    at Parsons Methodist

  • Quote of the week for March 1

    " Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence."

    Robert Frost,
    American poet

  • Today in Levy County History: The mail's in!

    By TONI COLLINS
    Levy historian

    There are few things that can make one’s heart skip a beat like the words, “The mail’s in!”. The expression conjures up images of a color postcard with a picture of the Statue of Liberty, a letter from a loved one in battle halfway around the world, or even the Sears Roebuck Christmas catalog.

  • Global Citizen: Wednesday Teacher

    By ELIZABETH WARREN

  • Whoa! Whoa! Hold on lawmakers in Tally

  • Progress Energy CEO: nuclear unit will likely be repaired, go back on line

    BY  Jim Hunter 
    Special to the Citizen

    CRYSTAL RIVER -- If the nuances of words mean anything, the implication in Vincent Dolan’s comments about the Progress Energy Florida’s nuclear plant is good news for Citrus County.

  • Putnam OKs $4.4 Million for Florida specialty crops

    TALLAHASSEE — Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam announced Thursday that approximately $4.4 million from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will be awarded to nonprofits, producers, academic institutions and government agencies, among others, to fund projects that will enhance the competitiveness of Florida’s specialty crops. The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (DACS) is now accepting applications for funding.

  • Friday BBQ benefits CHS baseball

    A BBQ Chicken Dinner on Friday at noon will benefit the CHS baseball team. The event will be held on the CHS baseball field. Meals can be picked up at CHS Baseball Field.  Lunch time delivery available  
    if requested. The menu includes: 1/4 BBQ chicken, coleslaw, baked beans, roll, brownie/cookie.
    To order delivery: Donna Brock, 493-6025.

  • Sign of spring

    You know it's spring when you are greeted by the sound of baby chicks "peeping" as you walk in the local hardware and feed stores. J.R. Hudson, 5, son of Rollin and Nina Hudson of Chiefland, and Ciara Yawn, 4, daughter of Christina Prevatt of Chiefland, had a good time playing with these chicks at Chiefland Hardware and Farm Supply. In coming weeks the chicks will be joined by ducks and turkeys.