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Today's Sports

  • Lady Indians head to state...

    UPDATE: The Chiefland Lady Indians won the regional final 3-2 against Dixie County's Lady Bears and are headed to the state finals.

    The win is a sweet one for the Chiefland team after losing to the Lady Bears three times during the season. For the Dixie team, itbroke their 21-game winning streak this year.

    The state semifinals are scheduled for Friday, May 9, in Vero Beach. 

    More details on Saturday.  

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  • More spills in Valdosta

    Pray it doesn't rain in Valdosta, Ga.

  • Class of 2014 — Baseball Senior...

    The Chiefland Middle High School Indians players, coaches and fans honored the players who will be graduating in June.

    The Senior Night celebration was held Thursday, April 10.  

  • 2 Indian athletes sign letters...

    Shaquille Patterson, seated left, signed a letter of intent with Shasta Junior College in California, while DeShawn Roland, seated right, signed with Webber International in Florida.

    The athletes, who play football and basketball, were congratulated by Coach Aaron Richardson, standing left, and Assistant Coach Cody Montgomery, standing right.

    Patterson said he chose to attend Shasta so he could experience a different place and because he will start on the football team. Roland said he preferred to stay closer to family in Chiefland. 

  • FWC once again restricts boating...

    Two additional idle-speed, no-wake zones were reactivated on the Suwannee River Saturday, according to Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) officials. Three zones are now active on the Santa Fe and Suwannee rivers.

    Zone 3, a 23-mile segment, which runs from Little River Spring to the County Road 340 Bridge at Rock Bluff, was activated when the gauge at Branford reached 24 feet. Zone 3 was previously activated March 25 and lifted April 3.

  • FWC once again restricts boating...

    Two additional idle-speed, no-wake zones were reactivated on the Suwannee River Saturday, according to Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) officials. Three zones are now active on the Santa Fe and Suwannee rivers.

    Zone 3, a 23-mile segment, which runs from Little River Spring to the County Road 340 Bridge at Rock Bluff, was activated when the gauge at Branford reached 24 feet. Zone 3 was previously activated March 25 and lifted April 3.

  • Andrews Road closed in Devil...

    From the Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission:

    Due to hazardous road conditions where flooding is taking place and to ensure public safety, the following WMA roads have been temporarily closed to vehicle traffic.  This is effective from April 10 until lead managing agencies determine that flooding has subsided such that these roads are safe for public vehicle use.

    Devil’s Hammock WMA – Andrews Road (closed by Levy County).

  • RV resort gets what it needs:...

    If you are going to have an RV resort, you need to have a swimming pool, too.

  • Chiefland Walking Club

    The Walking Club is starting again. All interested in walking during the evening hours are welcome to come along. There are no gimmicks. We'll just be walking, enjoying good conversation and making new friends.

    We will start walking at 5:30 p.m. on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday and will meet at the Chiefland Skateboard Park.

    The goal will be to walk two miles or as much as you can. If you don't want to walk, bring your bike and ride along with us. Remember, there is safety in walking together. Everyone is invited.  

  • Ankle deep

    Visitors to Manatee Springs State Park Friday gather at a table surrounded by the flooded waters of the spring head. While park visitors were able to enioy the water, rising levels last week had forced the closing of nearby Fanning Springs to swimmers, as well as causing the state to issue no wake zones in various areas along the Suwannee River.