Today's News

  • Court dispositions, Jan. 27

     The following persons were sentenced, found not guilty or the case nolle pros — dropped — in the Criminal Division of the 8th Circuit Court in Levy County. The information is taken from public records.

  • What the abbreviations in the arrest reports mean

     n Driver’s License–DL

    n Driving While License Suspended or Revoked–DWLSR

    n Driving Under the Influence–DUI

    n Failure to Appear–FTA

    n Released on Own 

    n Recognizance–ROR

    n Resisting With 

    n Violence–RWV

    n Resisting Without Violence–RW/OV

    n Violation of Probation–VOP

  • Sheriff's Report & Most Wanted: Jan. 27

     The Levy County Sheriff’s Office reports the following arrests:


     Tom Ten Broeck, general manager of the Chiefland Citizen, Tri County Bulletin and Cedar Key Beacon accepts the Outstanding Community Partner Award from SHINE’s 3A/E coordinator Mary Lee Tanca. The newspapers were saluted for helping SHINE promote its sessions and activities in the tri-county area.

  • Nosey says ...

    The Medicare pharmacy "doughnut hole" is undergoing some repairs — such as a $250 rebate check offered during 2010. This is part of the new Affordable Care Act which is finally reducing prescription drug costs in each of the coming years until the doughnut hole is closed in about 2020.

  • AARP schedules winter driving classes

        The AARP Safe Driving Course class schedule has been announced for the first three months of 2011. 

  • Medicare Part D’s “doughnut hole” is anything but sweet


  • Maturity pays off for housing authority

    Donald Raleigh, a resident of Levy County for 23 years, is just the kind of worker you want if you have a home in need of repair. The Jackson, Ky. native has worked in construction, operated a crane, even done metal work at Shands Hospital at the University of Florida. 

  • Dean’s list

     George Ford, of Inglis, was named to the Dean's List at the University of Charleston for the Fall 2010 semester. The Dean's List recognizes full-time students who earn a grade point average of 3.5 or higher. Ford is a senior majoring in Psychology.

    The University of Charleston is an independent, co-educational, residential college in Charleston, W.Va.,

  • Children need advocacy

     Every child deserves a chance at a bright future that holds the hope of a stable, nurturing family.  Children taken away from their parents due to neglect and abuse often lose that hope and are lost in a sea of social workers, attorneys, therapists, and caregivers.  A Guardian ad Litem volunteer is a lifeline for them, someone whose attention is focused on that child and what is in their best interest.