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Today's News

  • Tindale, Sache announce engagement

    Jeff and Renee Tindale announce the engagement of their daughter Amber Renee Tindale to Seth Eugene Sache, son of Wes and Debi Sache.

    The bride-elect is a 2008 graduate of Chiefland High School and is purrsuing a degree in radiography at Santa Fe College.

    The future groom is a 2007 graduate of Chiefland High School and is pursuing a business degree at Lake City Community College.

    The couple plan to wed after the completion of their college degrees.

  • Hospital still on track

    The Tri County Hospital is slow to come to fruition but it’s still on track to happen says the facility’s chief executive officer.

    Frank Schupp, who is in Arkansas on business this week, said his company is working on doing a joint venture with another company to finalize financing and make the hospital a reality.

    Schupp said he was not at liberty to reveal the name of the other company, but he expects financing to be worked out in 30-45 days.

  • Your opportunity to speak your mind is here

    As the Chiefland Citizen continues to grow and expand its Web presence over the next few months, we want to make our print readers aware of the features that are available to them online.

    The box at right shows the topics on our website under Opinion>Reader Forums where readers can sound off on national, local and state topics.

    Each week at least one new topic will be added to the box and readers are invited to sound off on these subjects.

    The site is moderated and profanity and libelous materials will be scrutinized carefully.

  • No trial for Yearty, Parker until May

    The federal trial of two suspended Levy County Commissioners and the former executive director of a business board associated with the county has been delayed until May 4.

    Suspended commissioners W.S. “Sammy” Yearty and Robert Anthony “Tony” Parker, and Pamela Blair, resigned executive director of the Levy County Enterprise Zone Development Authority, were granted the delay on Thursday.

  • Miss Jenkins, Mr. Parrish to marry

    Steve and Sherrie Jenkins announce the engagement of their daughter, Lynsey Edrin Jenkins, to John Cleveland Parrish, son of Johnny and Audrey Parrish.

    The bride-elect is the granddaughter of H.F. and Wanda Jones of Old Town, the late Martha Jane Jones, Albert and Martha Cassidy of Cross City and the Late Ray L. Jenkins.

    The groom-elect is the grandson of Ms. Maxine Parrish of Trenton, the late Mr. Eudell Parrish, Sleatha Gore of Chiefland and the late Mr. Cleveland Gore.

    An Oct. 24 wedding is being planned at Ebenezer Baptist Church in Chiefland.

  • Retire onlineee"it's easy

    Social Security has a new online retirement application. You can apply for retirement benefits from the comfort of your home or office at www.socialsecurity.gov. There’s no need to drive to your local Social Security office or wait for an appointment with a Social Security representative. You can complete the new online retirement application in as little as 15 minutes. It’s very easy!

  • Lions Club looks for members

    If the third time is the charm, then the Chiefland Lions Club latest attempt to revitalize its membership won’t have a problem.

    The club, formed years ago, was successful and thriving but somewhere along the line interest waned. Then two years ago, it regrouped and came on like gangbusters only to fall by the wayside again.

    This time however, highly motivated people with a firm desire to support the community are determined to build up the membership and once again become an invaluable resource to the city of Chiefland and the surrounding area.

  • No Smoking mural coming to Chiefland

    The city of Chiefland is on board with deterring smoking even if it means granting $400 in fee waivers to put up an anti-smoking mural in the city’s commercial corridor.

    Kristina Zachry, a state Health Department worker who coordinates the Students Working Against Tobacco, asked the City Commission for a waiver of the $100 application fee and $300 hearing fee for a special exception permit for the mural.

    She said the group plans to paint a mural on the side of the Sav-A-Lot building in the shopping plaza at the intersection of state roads 129 and 55.

  • Hold on a minute(s) says commission

    The Levy County Commission’s divisions broke out into the open Tuesday with disagreements on the wording of minutes for the February meetings and which roads to submit for secondary consideration of federal economic stimulus money.

    The board’s meetings usually end uneventfully as they approve minutes of past meetings, but on Tuesday Commissioner Danny Stevens asked to table the minutes of the Feb. 17 meeting because of wording and in discussion about Feb. 3 meeting minutes Stevens said he wanted the minutes re-worded before approving them.

  • Flutist to perform in Bronson

    Donna Wissingar, renowned flutist and educator will present live musical performances at the Bronson Public Library March 12 at 6 p.m.