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Today's News

  • Sexual predator will live in Bronson

    On Nov. 2 Bobby J. Waters, 24, a convicted sexual predator from Putnam County, registered with the Levy County Sheriff's Office.

    Waters was convicted on March 19, 2004 in Putnam County for lewd and lascivious molestation on a child less than 12 years of age.

    Waters was sentenced to five years in prison in 2004 and he was released on Nov. 1.

    Waters registered with the Levy County Sheriff?s Office on Nov. 2, indicating that he will be residing at 11831 NE 85th Terrace, Bronson.

    He is on probation until March 12, 2111.

  • Thank you to our real heroes

    On Nov. 11, America will celebrate the greatest heroes of our time-this nation's veterans. These men and women sacrificed of themselves, dedicating their efforts to the cause we call Freedom.

    Freedom always comes with a price and for many of these servicemen and women, the price was often supreme.

    From the Argonne Forest to the sands of Iwo Jima; from Pork Chop Hill in Korea to Hamburger Hill in Vietnam; and back across the waters to the Persian Gulf and now in Iraq, lives were lost, dreams were shattered and still they willingly gave.

  • Cannon Birth

    Amber Hassell and Phillip Cannon announce the birth of their baby girl Ashlyn LaShay Cannon, born June 23, 2007.

    The baby weighed 8 pounds, 15 ounces and measured 21.5 inches long.

    Maternal grandparents are William and Missy Hassell of Fanning Springs. Paternal grandparents are Shirley Cannon and the late Robert Cannon both of Chiefland.

    Maternal great-grandparents include Bill and Pat Beddow of Chiefland and Luther and Judy Hughes of Trenton.

  • Doty birth

    Baylie Doty announces the birth of her brother, Jolan, born Oct.22, 2007 at 6:13 p.m. and weighing 6 pounds, 8 ounces.

    The two are the children of Gabe and Angel Doty of Cedar Key. Grandparents are Angie Doty, Joyce Goss, Neil Doty and Dan Goss. Great-grandmother is Edith Goss.

  • Miller birth

    T.J. and Lynn Miller of Chiefland announce the birth of a daughter Olivia Lynn, born at 4:16 p.m. Oct. 11, 2007 at North Florida Hospital in Gainesville.

    The baby weighed 8 pounds, 11 ounces and was 20 inches long.

    Paternal grandparents are Chris and Jennifer Williams of Old Town and Anthony Miller of Trenton.

    Paternal great-grandparents are Sharon Asbell of Old Town and Virginia Chauncey of Trenton.

    Maternal grandparents are David and Kay Kidd of Chiefland.

    Maternal great-grandmother is Lena Kidd of Chiefland.

  • Plans for Winter Festival gears up

    A call for completed registration forms is going out to any person or group interested in participating in the 2007 Christmas & Winter Festival, which is set for Dec. 1 from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

    Parade floats, marching bands and other parading participants, and entertainers at Trailhead Park must submit their registration forms to Greater Chiefland Area Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Janet Minor by Nov. 27.

    This year's theme is "A Season for Giving."

  • To beer or not to beer

    BRONSON –The Levy County Humane Society wants to bring country star Chris Cagle to Bronson early next year as part of a fund-raiser for a planned multi-purpose facility.

    While most folks at Monday night's Town Council meeting welcomed the idea with a big "yee haw," disagreement on details of the concert prevented the event to be set in stone.

    Michelle Hagan of the Humane Society unveiled plans of the concert to council members. She asked permission to hold a country fest headlined by Cagle at the Bronson Community Park on Saturday, Feb. 25.

  • Miss Poole, Mr. Carter to exchange vows

    Erwin Poole of Chiefland and Gladys Poole of Georgia announce the forthcoming marriage of their daughter Magen Poole to Cody Carter, son of Eugene Carter III and Lavonia Carter, both of Chiefland.

    The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Arlene Poole and the late Ed Poole and also Bonnie Kirkland and the late George Kirkland.

    The future groom is the grandson of Irene Harden and the late Lloyd Harden and also Eugene and Dorothy Carter.

    The wedding will take place Saturday, Nov. 17 at four o?clock in the afternoon at the home of the future groom?s mother.

  • Bronson's Coach Brochetti throws in towel

    Bronson High School Athletic Director and Head Varsity Football Coach Greg Brochetti has resigned from the AD post effective Oct. 16, and as head football coach effective the end of the season.

    BHS teachers Phillip Knight and Judy Morrison have already been selected to assume the duties of co-athletic directors as of Oct. 16. The AD supplement for the co-ADs was initiated as of the same date.

  • Hard to believe it's almost over

    The end of the high school football season is almost upon us.

    Didn?t it just get started?

    My, did it ever go fast, but I guess it?s always that way when you don?t make the playoffs.

    Chiefland will play its final game of the season Friday night at Trenton.

    The Indians need a victory to finish at 5-5 ?which would be an important milestone for coach Ajay Ulmer in his first season.