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Today's News

  • 40 years of food

    Levy County Schools Foodservice Director Candy Barber, left, is presented a plaque honoring her 40 years of service by Schools Superintendent Bob Hastings on Monday. The presentation was at a retirement party put on by food service personnel at Chiefland Elementary School.  Barber, who is president of the Florida School Nutrition Association, is retiring Jan. 4

  • Sheriff's Report & Most Wanted for Dec. 15

    The Levy County Sheriff’s Office reports the following arrests:
    n Dec. 9, Cynthia Krystal Brownfield, 26, Cross City, grand theft.
    n Dec. 11, Gerald David Browning, 31, Trenton, deadly weapon without intent to kill. Bond $5,000.
    n Dec. 8, Ashley Nicole Coronado, 22, Bronson, petit theft. Bond $500.
    n Dec. 6, Howard Lee Dayton, 23, Morriston, two counts VOP.
    n Dec. 7, Jonathan Lee Figueroa, 25, Chiefland, grand theft. Bond $15,000.
    n Dec. 5, Sarah Suzette Fine, 24, Cedar Key, battery.

  • Chiefland officer involved in crash

    Nobody was injured in a Dec. 4 car crash involving a Chiefland Police officer and a Bronson man, according to a report from the Florida Highway Patrol.
    At about 5 p.m., according to the report, CPD officer Justin R. Douglas was driving northbound on State Road 55 in the inside lane heading out to a call in "emergency mode" when he attempted to make a left-hand turn across the southbound lanes on to N.W. 11 Avenue.

  • Court dispositions published Dec. 15

    n Otis Randolph Johnson, DUI, first offense, 1 year probation; driving while license suspended for third or subsequent conviction, 18 months drug offender probation; must attend DUI school, pay $500 fine, license suspended 6 months and perform 50 hours community service. Must pay civil judgment.
    n Ricard Lee Kincaid, unarmed burglary, 60 months with credit for 8 days served and petit larceny first offense, 8 days with credit for 8 days served, served concurrently. Must pay civil judgment and jail fund.

  • Community Calendar for the week of December 15

    Today through Dec. 30

    Train display at College
    of Central Florida
    The Ocala Model Railroaders and private collector Bruce Richardson are partnering with the College of Central Florida to again present the 16th Annual Trains at the Holidays with exciting layouts and models with historic and holiday themes.
    The exhibit at the Webber Gallery of the Ocala Campus, 3001 S.W. College Road, opens on Thursday, Dec. 15.

  • Clerk's office closings

    The Levy County Clerk of Courts office will be closed Friday, Dec. 16, from noon to 1:30 p.m. and again on Thursday, Dec. 22 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

  • Share those memories

        The Chiefland Citizen wants you to share with our readers the most memorable Christmas you’ve had. In 100 words or less, tell us about a Christmas that you will never forget.Send your Christmas story by e-mail to editor@chieflandcitizen.com  or you can mail it or bring it to our office at 624 W. Park Ave, Chiefland. Include a photo if you like.No submissions will be accepted after 5 p.m. Dec. 16.

  • Send us those recipes

     It wouldn't be Christmas without Grandma's Bourbon Balls, Aunt Linda's Christmas Rock cookies or Mama's Secret Recipe Cheeseball.

    Whatever the favorite holiday treat is in your house, now is the time to share it with our readers.

    The Chiefland Citizen is looking for easy-to-make special holiday recipes to include in our Dec. 22 edition.

  • Baby’s first Christmas

     

  • PSC approves cost recovery amounts for Progress

     The Florida Public Service Commission (PSC) today addressed issues for Progress Energy Florida remaining from its annual cost recovery hearing held on Nov. 2-3.