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Today's Features

  • Fish fry Friday

    A fish fry will be held at Holy Family Catholic Church, Alt. U.S. 27, Williston, on June 13 at 6 p.m. The adult price is $7 and the child's price is $4. Takeouts are available. This fund-raiser helps people in the community with their financial problems.

    There are door prizes of a free ticket to the following fish fry and a drawing for an individual winner with a small gift in appreciation of attending this dinner.

    'Old School Prom'

    to be Saturday

  • TDC to meet

    The Levy County Tourist Development Council will meet on Thursday, May 29, at 6 p.m. The meeting will be held at the Visitors Bureau Office, 620 N. Hathaway Ave., Bronson.

    Call 486-3396 for more information. The meeting is open to the public.

    EZDA changes

    meeting schedule

    The Levy County Enterprise Zone Development Agency has changed its meeting schedule to bi-monthly. The following are the regularly scheduled meeting dates:

    Wed., June 2, at 9 a.m.

    Wed., Aug. 6, at 9 a.m.

    Wed., Oct. 8, at 9 a.m.

  • Saturday, May 31

    *SHARE Distribution, 9-10 a.m., Cornerstone Assembly of God. Contact Elsie Neal 528-5709.

    Monday, June 2

    *AA Meeting, 7:30 p.m., Thompson Hall at St. Barnabas Episcopal Church.

    *Lions Club 7:30 p.m., Lions Club 401 S.E. Sixth Ave.

    *Levy Veterans Support Group, 7 p.m., Williston City Hall.

    *Masonic Lodge #117 F.&A.M., 7:30 p.m., Ornan Lodge.

    Tuesday, June 3

    *Piecemakers, 9 a.m., Presbyterian Church.

    *Rotary Club of Williston, Chamber Conference Room, Noon.

    *Police Explorers, 6:30 p.m., Fire Department.

  • Monday, May 26 MEMORIAL DAY HOLIDAY

    * AA Meeting, 7:30 p.m., Thompson Hall at St. Barnabas Episcopal Church.

    Tuesday, May 27

    * Piecemakers, 9 a.m., Presbyterian Church.

    * Rotary Club of Williston, First Presbyterian Church, noon.

    * Williston Senior Singles, 6 p.m., Hilltop Restaurant (rescheduled because of Memorial Day)

    * Police Explorers, 6:30 p.m., Fire Department.

    * Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts, 7 p.m., First United Methodist Church.

    * AA Book Study, 7:30 p.m., 810 E. Thrasher Ave., (SR 24), Bronson.

  • Brisket cooking contest

    The Levy County Cattlewomen would like to invite you to test your brisket-cooking-skills at the third annual Williston Ranch Rodeo on May 23-24 at the Williston Horseman's Park. For team rules and sign-up information, please call (352) 535-5226.

    Church to hold yard sale

  • The Rotary Club of Williston held its first Jail & Bail fund-raiser on May 2 at the former Chamber of Commerce conference room.

    The goal of the fund-raiser was to generate funds to support the youth in the Williston, Morriston, and Bronson communities.

  • Saturday, May 17

    * Williston Green Clovers, Juniors 4H Club, 9 a.m., Methodist Church, Williston, 213 W. Noble Ave.

    * Gospel Sing, 1:30 p.m., Highland Baptist Church, Morriston on CR 326 just east of SR 121.

    Monday, May 19

    * AA Meeting, 7:30 p.m., Thompson Hall at St. Barnabas Episcopal Church.

    * Lions Club 7:30 p.m., Lions Club 401 S.E. Sixth Ave.

    * Levy Veterans Support Group, 7 p.m., Williston City Hall.

    * VFW Post 5511, 7 p.m., at the post.

    * Masonic Lodge #117 F.&A.M., 7:30 p.m., Ornan Lodge.

  • Post office holds

    annual food drive

    The Williston post office held its annual food drive last Saturday, and distributed 17,000 pounds of food to First United Methodist Church and the Tri-County Pregnancy Center. Postal officials thank the community for an outstanding response.

    All-County Band

    performs on Friday

    The All-County Band will hold an evening performance this Friday, May 16, at 7:30 in the Chiefland High School Auditorium. A reception will follow.

  • The Class Reunion Committee of 1998 wants to announce that it is very excited that the May 24 activities are approaching rapidly, but due to a lack of feedback, it has decided not to have the family picnic.

    Please continue to make plans to visit fellow classmates that night from 8 p.m. to midnight at the Country Club of Williston for the reunion. Bring your spouse (or significant other) as there will be light hors d'oeuvres with desserts, vegetable and fruit trays, music, and fun. A cash bar will also be available for your convenience.

  • By Mary Ann Ferguson

    For the Pioneer

    What name says humble, loving, kind, concerned, gracious, a calming influence, good humor, openness to others, and patience?

    When describing Delbert King on Sunday, May 4th, as he retired as a Methodist minister, those words rolled off the tongues of Williston's First United Methodist Church members.

    Rev. Delbert J. King, a long-time volunteer minister at FUMC of Williston, on Sunday was invited to offer "the sermon he has always wanted to give."