http://www.chieflandcitizen.com/todaysopinions/rss.xml en Summer shouldn’t mean hunger for our nation’s children http://www.chieflandcitizen.com/content/summer-shouldn%E2%80%99t-mean-hunger-our-nation%E2%80%99s-children <p> <strong>By Kevin Concannon,&nbsp;</strong></p> Letters Policy http://www.chieflandcitizen.com/content/letters-policy <p> &nbsp;The Chiefland Citizen welcomes reader input on topics of local interest. To be considered for publication, submissions must adhere to the following guidelines:</p> WAG says goodbye http://www.chieflandcitizen.com/content/wag-says-goodbye <p> To the Community of Williston and Levy County,</p> <p> It is with sad hearts that the Board of Directors of the Williston Animal Group (WAG) has accepted a letter of resignation from Claudia Parkhurst, vice president. Claudia and her husband Bill are two of the founding members of WAG. As Claudia stated in her letter, they have seen WAG progress from its meager beginnings of adopting out dogs in the Sparr parking lot to the full-fledged non-profit organization with kennel facilities here in Williston with many fun activities in between.</p> Letters: Anger at city officials, Thank you for Easter event http://www.chieflandcitizen.com/content/letters-anger-city-officials-thank-you-easter-event <p> Mad about what was said</p> Cracker Cowboy: The Reynolds Steer http://www.chieflandcitizen.com/content/cracker-cowboy-reynolds-steer <img src="http://www.chieflandcitizen.com/sites/www.chieflandcitizen.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/1_121.jpg" alt="The Renolds steer, depicted in paint by Bill Roberts" title="The Renolds steer, depicted in paint by Bill Roberts" align="left" hspace="6" /><p> In the late 50s, I was living in the Ocala national Forest in an area between the Oklawaha and the St. Johns River. My great-grandfather, Anderson Roberts, homesteaded there when Florida was still a territory. I was working cattle as a day worker, buying and selling a few cows and anything else to make a buck. A couple of the local cowmen, Ray Martin and Billy Holly, told me about a big steer that Mrs. Reynolds wanted to sell.</p> LETTERS: Thanks from seminar organizers http://www.chieflandcitizen.com/content/letters-thanks-seminar-organizers <p> We the sponsors of the Substance Abuse Seminar held last Saturday at Westside Church of Christ in Chiefland want to thank all of our visitors, guests and community leaders for helping to make this seminar a success. We want to say a special thanks to:</p> Others carry on the rite of spring http://www.chieflandcitizen.com/content/others-carry-rite-spring-0 <img src="http://www.chieflandcitizen.com/sites/www.chieflandcitizen.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/lou.jpg" alt="" title="" align="left" hspace="6" /><p> The rites of spring include:</p> Others carry on the rite of spring http://www.chieflandcitizen.com/content/others-carry-rite-spring-0 <img src="http://www.chieflandcitizen.com/sites/www.chieflandcitizen.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/lou.jpg" alt="" title="" align="left" hspace="6" /><p> The rites of spring include:</p>