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Opinion

  • A couple of weeks ago was surely the worst imaginable for Chiefland Middle School Principal Darby Allen. 

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  •  By Joe Gruters, 

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  • It's not often that we get an opportunity to clip something out of the paper and carry it around to remind us of the good things in the world, but this is one.
    At the recent Suwannee River Fair and Livestock Association's Youth Livestock Show and Sale a 10-year-old boy showed us what community is about.
    Chandler Beach's decision to give the money from the sale of his pig to Corbin Wiggins, a teen battling cancer for the second time in as many years, touched the hearts and wallets of many.

  • " Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence."

    Robert Frost,
    American poet

  • “The difference between what we do and what we are capable of doing would suffice to solve most of the world's problems.
    Mahatma Gandhi

  • Submitted by TONI COLLINS
    Levy County historian

  • A few words for candidates
    It's the New Year and already the political races in Levy County are hopping — or should I say the charges are flying?
    Here at the Citizen we want to be of service to our readers and allow candidates to communicate with the public.
    But as with all things, there are a few rules.
    A. The Chiefland Citizen will allow you a one-time free announcement in the news columns where the candidate can make an unfiltered statement of their candidacy. Some have already been published.

  • In a recent column, I began shedding light on what I see as a mountain of research that effectively debunks the established myth that 75 percent of marriages involving a child with a disability end in divorce. In my review of the research literature, I learned marriages involving a child with a disability have about the same divorce rate as all marriages.

  • “It's more than just a bunch of ‘deluded kids’ now. It's the impossible-to-deny men and women who've found themselves crushed under the heel of an unaccountable and out-of-control corporate culture -- of those consistently on the winning end of the rigged, zero-sum game that success in America has gruesomely morphed into at the beginning of the 21st century. They're part of the vanishing middle-class.”

     

  •  “If you ask five people why they’re there, you get five different answers.”

    FOX  news anchor