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Family

  • Humane Society gets spay/neuter grant

    The Humane Society of Levy County Inc. was recently awarded a $20,000 grant to help spay and neuter dogs and cats in the county.

    Mary Flickinger, a representative from the spay and neuter program, said part of the money will go toward helping low-income families in the county spay or neuter their dogs and cats.  There will be a $5 co-pay, and those wishing to take part in the program--which is already booked solid until January--must fill out an application and show proof of low income.

  • Baldwins celebrate Golden Anniversary

    Trevor Baldwin and Joan Williamson were married in the Registry office at Kingston upon Hull, Yorkshire, England Dec. 3, 1960.

    The couple came to the United States in March 1979 after his retirement as a Chief Petty Officer in the Royal Navy after 25 years of service. He then became a self-employed subcontractor for the major company installatons over most of Florida for a number of years.

  • Pinkstons welcome son

    Pinkston
    Dan Pinkston and Crystal Wilson Pinkston of Williston announce the birth of a son, Colby Daniel born Friday, Oct. 1 at 7:42 p.m.
    The baby weighed 8 pounds, 15 ounces and was 20 1/2 inches long.
    Grandparents are Carl and Martha Pinkston of Williston and Henry and Annette Wilson of Cross City.

  • Cooks celebrate 60th anniversary

    Howard R. Cook and Helen R. Grant were married in Coeymans Hollow Methodist Church in New York Aug. 25, 1950. The couple recently celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary with a family dinner hosted by their children Laura (Cal) Byrd), Jeffrey (Paulette) Cook and Susanna (Butch) Benka and held at daughter Laura’s home. The dinner was attended by their children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren and friends.

  • Serving Our Country

    Davis
    Air Force Airman Brittni V. Davis graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.
    The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills.
    Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.

  • Log Cabin Quilters

    By Winnelle Horne

    Special to the Pioneer

    The Log Cabin Quilters met Thursday, Oct 21, at the Levy County Quilt Museum and had a very busy day.   Three quilts were brought in for quilting. Ann has hemmed the Star quilt and Peggy hemmed the Log Cabin Heart Quilt.

  • Join WADY in Fight Against Cancer
  • Mentoring Program in Levy receives grant

    The Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, has recently awarded a local non-profit organization, Unity Family Community Center, Inc., grant funds in the amount of $200,000 to provide mentoring services to children ages 4-18 in Levy and Marion counties. 

    The program will serve youth whose parents are incarcerated in local, state or federal correctional institutions.  

  • LOG CABIN QUILTERS

    By WINNELLE HORNE

    Special to the Pioneer

    The Log Cabin Quilters met Thursday, Oct. 14 at the Levy County Quilt Museum. Everyone enjoyed reading the quilt books that were brought in. More fabric was also brought in. Joyce has made lots of tote bags for the children at Camp Caruth. More quilts were brought in for pictures to be taken.

  • Gainesville ‘Free Friday’ concert