Today's News

  • Beast Feast in Bronson

     The Levy County Schools Foundation will host its 2nd Annual Beast Feast on Oct. 8 at the Black Prong Equestrian Center on CR 337, Bronson. Dinner will begin at 5:30 pm. 

  • Naturalist program offered

     A few spots still remain for the Florida Master Naturalist Program Upland Habitats Module. The six-week course will be on Thursday from Sept. 22 to Oct. 27 at the Levy County Extension Office, 625 N. Hathaway Ave. (Alt. 27), Bronson.

    The cost is $225 and includes student workbooks, 12 presentations, three field trips, four videos, a certificate, a patch, a pin and more. To register or for more information, visit masternaturalist.ifas.ufl.edu, or call Emma Willcox at 352-486-5131.

  • Community Calendar for the week of Sept. 8


  • Footrace on to raise money for children

    Denny George’s mother -in-law made a simple request, not the usual “Could you fix the leaky faucet” favor.

  • County budget hearing tonight


    The Levy County Commission holds a public hearing on the tentative budget at 6:30 p.m. tonight at the Levy County Courthouse. 

  • Raiders to rebuild

    Mark Marazzo is heading up a group of players trying to rebuild the Levy County Raiders' semiprofessional football team. The team was kicked out of its league last season after an incident between then-coach Ron Fisher and game officials at a game in Williston. One official said he planned to press charges on Fisher but never did.

  • Lady Eagles rally to remain perfect

    Bronson rallied from two matches down to beat Bell 3-2 in varsity volleyball action on Thursday.

    The Lady Eagles were led by Melissa Nutt. She took over as server with her team trailing 14-12 in the third match and reeled off 13 consecutive points to send her team into celebration mode. Nutt then served to start the fourth match and had Bronson up 11-1 before she was done. Bronson won the fourth and then the tiebreaker, 15-8, to stay unbeaten at 4-0 on the season.

  • Tough to watch

    Chiefland’s season-opening loss vs. Lecanto looked a lot better on film than it did live. At least, Indians coach Jim O’Neal had more positives to point out after watching highlights of Friday’s 17-0 setback against the 6A Panthers in Wayne Pridgeon Stadium.

  • Chiefland can't catch Lecanto

    CHIEFLAND -- Hundreds of Chiefland fans headed home Friday night not knowing the name of the Lecanto player that beat their Indians 17-0. Wayne Pridgeon Stadium public address announcer Newcombe Wasson wasn’t given a complete Panthers roster prior to kickoff, so the crowd simply heard “No. 6” repeatedly throughout the season opener for both teams.

  • FWC urges caution for Labor Day boaters

    Labor Day marks the end of the traditional summer boating season in many places, even though Florida weather is perfect for getting out on the water most of the year.
    The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) urges boaters to have fun by boating safely, and to be careful over the upcoming busy holiday weekend.