Today's News

  • County, city fire chiefs meet Nov. 5

    The Levy County Fire Administration — a committee composed of all the fire chiefs in the county and municipalities will meet Thursday, Nov. 5, at 5:30 p.m.

    The meeting will be in Classroom D at the Levy County Public Safety Complex, 1251 N.E. County Road 343, Bronson.

  • Watch Levy County Commission in action on Oct. 20

    The Levy County Commission met on Tuesday, Oct. 20, and the Chiefland Citizen was there to stream the meeting live to its Chiefland Citizen channel on Ustream.com.

    It stays on Ustream for 30 days and we also upload the video to the Chiefland Citizen channel on You Tube. The links for the saved video — Parts 1 and 2 — are attached to this story. 

  • Klansman from Bronson gets 7 years on weapons charge

    Jamie Vincent Ward, 38, of Bronson, was sentenced Monday, Oct. 26, to seven years in prison and two years of supervised probation on each of two charges of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon to be served concurrently. He was also fined $200.

    But three days later that Ward's attorney notified the court Ward will appeal the judgement by District Judge Mark Walker for the Northern District of Florida.

  • Bronson library book sale Nov. 7

    On Saturday, Nov. 7 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. the Bronson Friends of the Library will be having a Book Sale at the Bronson Public Library.

    Books can be purchased by the bag for $1.

    We have all types of books for readers, including children's books.  This event is sponsored by the Bronson Friends of the Library. 

    For more information, call the Bronson Library at 352-486-2515. 

  • FWC reports for Levy County
  • Sheriff's Report & Most Wanted for the week of Oct. 29

    The Levy County Sherif's Office reported the following arrests:

    •Oct. 22, Mark Ebert Blevins, 30, Old Town, public order crimes, petit theft. Bond $2,000.

    •Oct. 24, Billy Bowers, 39, Chiefland, brawling. Bond $10,000.

    •Oct. 23, Donato Enrique Bruno, 29, Williston, battery. Bond $25,000.

    •Oct. 20, Thomas Edward Burnett, 42, New Port Richey, VOP.

    •Oct. 21, Bobby Dwayne Carnley, 30, Old Town, assault. Bond $15,000.

  • Community Calendar for the week of Oct. 29

    Weekends through Sunday, Nov. 1

    The Addams Family closes Sunday

    Yes, my friends, that creepy, kooky family, “The Addams Family, the Musical,” will be departing the Chief Theater in Chiefland on Sunday, Nov. 1 after a three-week run.

    It appears that Wednesday is grown up and has fallen in love. But, as Uncle Fester points out, there is a problem. She is keeping her engagement a secret. First she wants to introduce the young man and his family, the Beinkes to her family.

  • Seminole Electric challenges EPA’s plan

    Seminole Electric Cooperative Inc., which provides power to Central Florida Electric Cooperative has filed a petition to review the Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Power Plan.

       The petition, filed Friday, asks the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit to examine whether the plan was legally enacted. It also requested a stay for the court to delay compliance with the rule until the petition is resolved. 

  • Animal lovers donate to county shelter

    The dogs and cats at the Levy County will have it a little easier courtesy of three groups that have donated supplies.

    Donna Roehl and LEAF, and Critter Crusaders donated water buckets for the kennels that county workers have attached to the 44 pens for dogs. And they also donated mats for the cat and kitten wire cages in the cat room at the shelter.

    Bridgett Domenico, administrative assistant for Levy County Animal Services, said the donations are appreciated by the staff and animals.

  • Surprises await with "The Addams Family a new musical" production

    By Karen Sloat

    Special to the Citizen

    If you're anticipating a simple little play in the Suwannee Valley Players' latest, "The Addams Family, The Musical," the opening musical number will convince you that this is a complex production performed with precision.

    This is a well chosen and very talented cast with even the smallest children playing big roles alongside veteran actors. This is probably the most enthusiastic, confident cast I've ever seen.