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Today's News

  • FEMA does first national test of alert system Wednesday

    Please be aware that on Wednesday, Nov. 9, at 2 p.m. the Federal Emergency Management Agency will conduct the first ever Nationwide Emergency Alert System (EAS) Test. Most of us know this as the old Emergency Broadcast System test on TV and the radio.

    Like that, it's only a test and don't be alarmed.

  • Two die in plane crash in Morriston

    Two men died when the 1956 Beech Craft T-34 plane they were in crashed shortly after takeoff from a private field into a wooded area in Morriston at 4:30 p.m. Saturday.
    Dead are Ralph Ken Terry, 74, of Daytona Beach, the passenger, and Mike Fuller, 47, of Port Orange, the pilot.
    The plane was registered to Terry, a pilot with over 60,000 hours of flight time and retired after 30 years of service with Northwest Airlines.

  • Set clocks back an hour tonight as Daylight Saving Time ends
  • Champions pose

     Chiefland varsity golfers pose in front of the leaderboard after winning the district tournament in Gainesville last month. Pictured, from left, are Alex Lawton, Alden Davis, Logan Smith, Richard Ruth, Justin Ivey and coach Dave Mitchell.    

  • Chip-ins and birdies highlight latest CWGA tourney

    By MARILEE LEONARD

    Tournament Chairman

    The Chiefland Women’s Golf Association played a game on Oct. 26, 2011, where prizes were awarded to the Low Gross winner and Low Net winner in each of the three flights.  Prizes are also awarded to players who have chip-ins during their rounds.

  • Dixie County sacks Chiefland's homecoming

    After almost 46 minutes of little to cheer about other than Shelby Mills being crowned Homecoming Queen, Chiefland fans were throwing both arms into the air, clapping and yelling wildly and even ringing a cow bell. They finally had something to cheer about after a late Indians touchdown in Friday’s 28-8 loss against Dixie County in Wayne Pridgeon Stadium.

  • District Disappointment

    Chiefland High volleyball players quietly wiped away tears and gathered up their belongings as Union County celebrated winning the Class 1A, District 7 Championship with a 3-1 victory against the Lady Indians in Newberry on Thursday night.

    After rolling through the regular season unbeaten in district play and even avenging its only two nonconference losses by beating Trenton and Williston, top-seeded Chiefland (15-3 overall) seemed poised to take its first district volleyball title.

  • A Queen is crowned

     Chiefland’s 2011 Homecoming Queen, Shelby Mills, gets help hopping up on the hood of a car for the traditional ride around C. Doyle McCall Field. She was crowned during halftime ceremonies at Friday's game against Dixie County. 

  • Donation

     Muriel Ellison, past president and current member of the Chiefland Home and Community Education Club, continued her club’s tradition of supporting the Suwannee Valley Players with a contribution recently. Accepting the check on behalf of the Players was member Kassie Barron, left.

  • Reunion

    Cedar Key Teens of the 60s reunion is Saturday, Nov. 5, from 1 to 5 p.m., at the Island Room Restaurant, located next to City Park. Cost: $25 per person, includes food  and beer.