Today's News

  • On joining the Over-the-Hill Gang


    Out to Pastor

     A friend of mine said to me recently, "Old boy, how's it feel to be a member of the Over-the-Hill gang?" I mumbled something as politely as I could, but on the inside, I was a little furious. I may be getting older, but I definitely am not old! In fact, I plan to get older every day.

  • Some fruit will mature in this life

           "He that sows iniquity shall reap vanity..."   Proverbs 22:8

  • Health Department gets AC treatment from state

    Everyone was sweltering two weeks ago in the temperatures in the high 90s that felt like 105 with the high humidity, But none more so than the workers at the Levy County Health Department on Main Street in Bronson where the air conditioning system went on the blink.

  • More thefts discovered at school

    A list of items stolen from Chiefland High School a few months ago continues to grow longer.

  • Clerk did not get much on sale

       It was a big item for the Levy County Clerk of Court's office. One that had not been seen in awhile.

  • Land purchase bringing change to Levy

    The purchase of about 29,000 acres of wooded land in the heart of Levy County is already having effects. 

  • CF Levy to offer computer courses for seniors

       The College of Central Florida Levy Center will offer three computer courses designed just for seniors. These courses start with the basics and advance at a comfortable pace with the beginner in mind. The classes will meet on Fridays from 9 to 11 a.m. at the CF Levy Center, 114 Rodgers Blvd., Chiefland.

  • STUFF the BUS on Saturday

       Levy Schools Foundation's annual "STUFF the BUS" event will be on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., with Levy County school buses parked at three spots throughout the county. The locations will be at Walmart in Chiefland, Dollar General in Cedar Key and Walgreens in Williston. Walgreens in Chiefland and Williston, and Winn Dixie in Chiefland will be collecting school supplies for the entire month.

  • Dixie Music Center hosts Customer Appreciation Day

       Dixie Music Center will host a Customer Appreciation Day on Saturday starting at 9:30 a.m. The store, in conjunction with Dean Markley Strings, is offering to change the strings on a customer’s guitar – with no charge for the strings or for the installation. There are some “strings attached” though: Customers are asked to bring a non-perishable food item (or three) that will be donated to a local charity for those less fortunate. This service will be provided on the spot while the customer waits.

  • 'Hutch' Hutchinson's Legacy Poker Run

       The first "Hutch" Hutchinson Poker Run will fire up its engine — rain or shine — on Sept. 17 in Chiefland. The start of the run will be at Custom Accessories, 7631 NW 150th Lane. Registration will be from 9-10 a.m. There will be a $10 donation per bike and $5 for the poker hand. Proceeds will benefit surrounding area Toys for Tots programs.