Today's News

  • Celebrate July 4th in Cedar Key

    Although CLAMerica was cancelled this year, many in Cedar Key could not rest until an event was organized to offer families something to do on Monday, July 4. 

  • City looks at plan to clean up park

    Chiefland city commissioners say something needs to be done about problems at a local park, but they're not sure where the money to fix the problems will come from.

  • County budget shrinking

    Levy County is only expecting to receive $21,092,968 in the fiscal year that starts Oct. 1, and on Monday heard spending requests totaling $20,811,999.

    The lion's share of the budget — $10,804,058 — was requested by the Levy County Sheriff's Office.

    The requests were part of a budget workshop held by the Levy County Commission on Monday. 

  • Engagement

  • Log Cabin Quilters: June 30


  • Military news

     Army Pvt. Matthew C. McKinney, son of Michael McKinney of Chiefland and Tammi Reda of St. Cloud, has graduated from the Infantryman One Station Unit Training at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga.  The training consists of Basic Infantry Training and Advanced Individual Training.

  • Chiefland Lions Club conducts diabetic screenings

     The Chiefland Lions Club provided free diabetic screenings at the Chiefland Watermelon Festival on June 4th, and was able to screen 49 individuals.  Of these 49 individuals, 14 of them were referred to their doctor for further evaluation.  The youngest person referred to their doctor was 7 years old.

  • Helping Hands

     Food distribution in Cross City

  • Father Figures

     First Baptist Church of Chiefland aired previews of the movie “Courageous” during its Father's Day Breakfast on June 18. The movie, in theaters Sept. 30, is about four police officers tackling their fears and their faith while learning lessons about what it takes to be a courageous dad. Pictured left, Stuart Wasson goes over scriptures and talks about steps to becoming a courageous father. More than 70 were in attendance and enjoyed a tasty breakfast that included biscuits and sausage gravy.

  • LARC in the Park

     Several staff members of Manatee Springs State Park held a workshop for clients at the LARC facility in Otter Creek to close out the LARC in the Park educational trips for the season.  Under the guidance of the park staff, LARC clients and staff visit the park weekly during the cooler months to learn about nature and the environment. Each clients who visits the park receives a junior ranger badge and Florida State Park certificate.