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Today's News

  • Car show supports disabled vets

     The Tri-County Cruisin’ for Grins Club recently donated the proceeds of its Chiefland Flea Market Classic Car Show and other events to the Disabled American Veterans Tri-County Chapter.  Joining in the presentation are, from left, Ron Turner, president of the car club, Jerry Gardner of the DAV, Fred Heinrich who is commander of the DAV chapter, car club officers Ken Bamberger, Durwood Phillips and Jay Carlton. Turner expressed his appreciateion to Flea Market Manager Sonny Griffin who hosts the show every year so all the proceeds can be donated.

  • Eagle Scouts provide needed housing

     Special to the Citizen

  • Log Cabin Quilters: March 3

         By WINNELLE HORNE

  • Countdown to Suwannee Fair begins

    Note to the animals: Your days of lolling in pastures and pens will soon be traded for baths, brushing, primping and parading for judges’ critical eyes. You have to go to work and earn your keep.

  • Tool of the trades

    If never being without a hammer is the sign of a good craftsman, then Ken Carpenter lives up to his last name.

  • Commission wants review of water rule

    City commissioners voted unanimously Monday night to put a hold on their recent requirement for homes and businesses to connect to city water where it’s available after a visitor to the meeting told commissioners he doesn’t want to connect to city water.

  • Brookins’ Chiefland’s Citizen(s) of Year

    It’s the annual dilemma, how to get the winner of the Greater Chiefland Area Chamber of Commerce Citizen of the Year to the annual banquet without telling the person they have won.

  • JV Indians beat P.K. Yonge

    Chiefland’s junior varsity squad figured out how to beat P.K. Yonge with a 16-9 win in Friday’s opener in Gainesville. 

    Payton Parnell hit a three-run homer to left-center field in the win to help his team improve to 3-0. Kyle Weeks and John Ward combined for the victory on the mound while James Corbin and Grayson Gearhard have been solid offensively.

  • Chiefland tunes up in Melody win

    With a game looming against P.K. Yonge the following day, Chiefland kept its top pitchers shelved during a 6-4 home win against Melody Christian on Thursday.

    Indians right-hander Clayton Smith took over in the third inning in relief of start Quis Green and was superb, allowing just one hit and striking out five in 4 2/3 innings. He retired 14 of the 19 batters he faced.

  • Levy Raiders open season with win

    The Levy County Raiders piled up 467 yards to upend the North Florida Vikings 30-0 in their season opener of United Football Federation action in Palatka on Saturday. 

    The Raiders moved the ball 72 yards on their first possession before the drive stalled at the Vikings' 72-yard line. The Vikings took over on downs only to face one of the league's stingiest defenses, eventually turning the ball over on downs.