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Today's News

  • Couple arrested on meth charges in CK

    On Monday, May 9, two people were arrested in Cedar Key on charges of manufacturing methamphetamine, according to the Levy County Sheriff's Office press release.

    Larry Teckenbrock, 29, of Trenton, and Natasha Corbin, 29, of Old Town, have been charged with the manufacture of meth, possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia. The bond has been set at $115,000 for each of them.

  • Community Calendar for the week of May 12

    Thursdays

    Homemakers

    meeting

    The Levy County Home & Community Educators group meets the third Thursday of the month at 10 a.m. at the UF/IFAS Extension office at 625 N. Hathaway Ave., Bronson. There are no meetings during the summer months. For more information call 352-486-5131.

    Library Friends meeting

  • Chiefland plays tonight for state title

    The Chiefland Indians baseball team goes for the gold at 7:35 p.m. tonight (Thursday, May 12) against Lafayette's Mayo High. This is the for the 1A State Baseball Championship. 

    The game is at Jet Blue Park in Fort Myers. The players defeated Panama City Bozeman 7-2 on Wednesday in a game that went extra innings after a delayed start. 

     

    You can watch the game on the web by following this link:http://www.bhsnlive.com/

  • I-75 group spurns proposal to run Suncoast into US 19

    By Mike Wright

    SPRING HILL — The group tasked with finding relief for Interstate 75 crowding will let the public know of alternatives that would extend the Suncoast Parkway north to points in the Gainesville or Ocala areas.

    Also Thursday, members of the I-75 Relief Task Force dismissed Citrus County Commissioner Scott Adams’ suggestion to keep the original Suncoast 2 route to U.S. 19 north of Crystal River intact.

  • Relay for life kicks off Friday at fair pavilion

    The annual Tri-Counties Relay for Life kicks off on Friday, May 13, at 6 p.m. at the Suwannee River Fair Pavilion in Fanning Springs.

    To help the fundraiser get off to a good start Carin Knighton, community manager of Relay for Life, front left, accepted a check from Whitney McQueen, communications specialist with Central Florida Electric Cooperative, and other employees of the cooperative. The cooperative employees organize the Light of Hope golf tournament each year and present the money to Relay.

  • Cheerleaders cake auction on May 26

    Help send the Chiefland Middle High School cheerleaders go to summer camp and buy new uniforms by donating and/or buying some sweet stuff.

    They are holding a cake auction on Thursday, May 26, starting at 5:30 p.m. in the school cafeteria.

  • Cake auction, band concert hits sweet note

     The Chiefland Middle High School Band will be hosting a cake auction and performing their Spring Band Concert on Thursday, May 19, beginning at 5:30 p.m. at the school auditorium.

    Donations of sweet goodies are also welcome.

  • Lady Indians softball tri-fecta

    By Jeff Bryan

    VERO BEACH – For the third consecutive year, the Class 1A Championship trophy will come home to roost on the reservation known as Chiefland High School, as the Lady Indians joined a short list of exclusive company with a convincing 12-6 victory against Wewahitchka last Thursday in Historic Dodger Town.

  • Missing man found

    Staff Report

    On Monday morning, at approximately 8 a.m., Trevor McNair, who had earlier been reported missing, was found.

    On Thursday, May 5 the Levy County Sheriff’s Office requested the public’s assistance in locating the 20 year old Archer resident.

    LCSO received calls from concerned citizens reporting a suspicious person in the area of the Levy/Alachua County line on State Road 24.  Deputies from both Levy and Alachua County Sheriffs’ Offices responded and made contact with McNair.

  • Missing man sought