Today's News

  • Lady Indians are good, no joke

    The ball sailed over the heads of Taylore Fuller and Shelby Mills as both were still cracking up at something one said between serves. Hailey Gerhard made a nice dig to save it from the back row, then Meagan Morgan passed it to Fuller, who had stopped smiling in time to hammer home a devastating kill.

  • Bronson, Seven Rivers combine for 1,000 yards

    Seven Rivers Christian won a war of attrition against a Bronson team it had little knowledge of before Friday’s 52-34 victory. With John Iwaniec, the Warriors (2-0) didn’t need to know much as he accounted for six touchdowns and more than 400 yards on running plays and returns.

    As a courtesy, coaches trade game films on the Saturday before they‘ll play one another. Not every high school coach in the country does it, but most do. However, it doesn’t always go according to script.

  • CHS swings into season

    Expectations are high for Chiefland’s golf team with three of its four golfers returning off last season’s squad that finished third in district play.

    “We’re certainly looking to improve on that finish and we have the players to do it,” said CHS second-year golf coach Dave Mitchell. “All three have improved their games and gotten stronger from last year to this year.

  • Hospital names chief of staff

    Dr. Jesse Lipnick of Southeastern Integrated Medical of Chiefland has been named chief of staff for the future Tri-County Hospotal in Chiefland.
    Lipnick's appointment was announced by hospital CEO and President Frank Schupp at the Suwannee Valley Rotary Club on Sept. 8. Schupp gave the club members an update on the hospital's development.
    He said his company, Ameris Healthcare Services of Nashville has commitments from 65 doctors and 160 health care workers to work in the hospital and the goal is to hire 350 employees.

  • Demolition is first step in bringing new hospice to city

    Traffic slowed on North Main Street by Northwest 4th Street on the morning of Sept. 2.
    Granted the amount of heavy equipment might have had something to do with it, but most folks were wondering why the old service station/tire store/detailing shop was being demolished.
    It is making way for Hospice of Citrus County, Inc./Hospice of the Nature Coast's new facility. The 16,100-square-foot, triple-use facility being built by Gray Construction of Trenton on 1.9 acres will house a superthrift shop, a cafe and the hospice's local offices.

  • Murder of Scarecrows opens Friday

       The Suwannee Valley Players announce the opening of the comedy thriller “Murder of Scarecrows” by Pat Cook. Gerald and Cristine Dandridge, played by Andy and Bobbie Kidd, always give a Halloween party for their friends, Anthony and Lydia Murray, (Rob and Jill Hart), Jimmy Starnes (Austin Ross) and Shirley Frohman (Kelci Grant) and Jack Clancy (Greg Mercier) and Clarice Jarrett (Emily Baker).

  • Community Calendar for the week of Sept. 15

    Through Sept. 24

    Friends half-priced book sale
    The Friends of the Dunnellon Public Library's bookstore is overstocked in all categories. The store, 20351 Robinson Road, Dunnellon, will sell all hard-covered and paperback books for half price during the two-week sale. All proceeds benefit the Dunnellon Public Library.


    Authors!Authors! program

  • Pistol class for Sheriffs Volunteers

    The Levy County Sheriffs Office will sponsor a concealed weapons permit class Oct. 8, beginning at 8 a.m. at the Levy County Sheriffs Office Classroom, 9150 N.E. 80th Ave., Bronson. The cost will be $55 dollars or $70 dollars depending on what package you chose and you can sign up by calling 352-486-5111, or email sfinnen@levyso.com., or register at www.Levypistolclass.info.
       Registration on the day of event will cost an extra $10.

  • Sheriff's Report & Most Wanted for Sept. 15

    The Levy County Sheriff’s Department reports the following arrests:
    n Sept. 9, William Leslie Bedford, 47, Bronson, fleeing/eluding, DRWSR, obstruction W/OV. Bond $20,000.
    n Sept. 6, Frank Peter  Bernatos, 54, Cross City, trespassing. Bond $5,000.
    n Sept. 10, Robert William Bernstein, 46, Bronson, two counts FTA. Bond $325,000.
    n Sept. 6, Danny Dewayne Boettner, 34, Old Town, two out of county warrants, obstruction W/OV. Bond $100,000.
    n Sept. 10, Frederic Daniel Bonneau, 49, Morriston, battery.

  • Simple remembrance of 9/11 touches hearts

    It was a simple remembrance staged in the back parking lot of a bank.
    But the occasion--the 10th anniversary of Sept. 11, 2001 when planes plowed into the World Trade Center’s twin towers in New York City, a field in Pennsylvania and the Pentagon in Washington, D.C.,--is one that begged the attention it received.