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Local News

  • Red Devils take big loss

    The Trinity Catholic Celtics scored early and often in the first half against district foe Williston Friday night Oct. 23.

    The Celtics put up 28 unanswered points in the first quarter in route to a 35-0 halftime lead over the slow starting Red Devils.

    The Celtics offense clicked on every possession in the first quarter as they rode running back Kedrick Rhodes and wide receiver Kadron Boone, to a 28-0 lead after one quarter of play.

  • Dinner and Bingo will support Levy Fair

    There will be a Spaghetti Dinner and Bingo at the Holy Family Catholic Church, located on Highway 27 west of Williston on Saturday, Oct. 17.

    Dinner and bingo is a fund-raiser for the Levy County Fair and will start at 5 p.m. Bingo will be presented by the American Legion Post 236, Bronson at 7 pm.

    For information call the Fair office at 528-2516.

  • Relay for Life Kick-off is Oct. 15

    The Williston Relay for Life Committee will hold a gala Kick-Off meeting on Thursday, Oct. 15, from 6 until 7 p.m. at the Williston Community Center.

    Anyone interested in participating in the 2010 Relay for Life, which is scheduled for Saturday, April 17, 2010, is invited

    In a new twist, the 2010 “Carnival” relay will take place during the daytime, allowing more people to participate. Survivors will walk the initial lap at 8 a.m., and caregivers walking the second lap. They will all be treated to a sumptuous breakfast.

  • Breaking News
  • Seasonal flu immunizations begin with elementary students

    Levy County Board of County Commissioners has proclaimed Oct. 11-17 Influenza Vaccination Week, and is strongly encouraging all residents to receive the annual flu vaccination.

    The signing of the proclamation took place earlier this week at Bronson Elementary School as 207 students, grades K-5, received the flu mist from Levy County Health Department nurses. The free vaccines came directly to the school thanks to a grant from the CDC. Health department nurses will be visiting the other Levy County elementary schools throughout the week.

  • City insurance going up; layoffs possible

    The Williston city council’s meeting Tuesday night was a short one, filled mostly with new information for the council to consider over the next two weeks.

    It began with two celebrations. Mayor R. Gerald Hethcoat recognized the October students of the month. Each student receives a personalized certificate of excellence and a coupon for a pizza from King Munchie’s.

  • Seasonal flu vaccine free for some students

    The Levy County Health Department will be offering free seasonal influenza vaccinations during school hours next week for all elementary students – as long as parental consent forms have been turned in. And there’s still time, says RN Elizabeth Powers, Levy County Community Health Nursing Director.

    Next week nurses will visit each elementary school to administer approximately 1500 flu mist vaccines, enough for roughly 60 percent of Levy County’s K-5 student population.

  • WAG benefits from Saturday’s Halloween Spooktacular

    A Halloween Spooktacular awaits you and your dogs Saturday, Oct. 10, at Trained Dog Happy Dog in Morriston.

    It even features a costume contest for dogs and their masters.

    The event will run from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and include all sorts of activities for canines and humans alike. The dogs can compete for fastest tail wagger, fastest treat eater, fastest cream licker and best cookie catcher.

    They can also participate in the lure course, always a popular attraction. Prizes are awarded in various categories.

  • Red Devils slam Umatilla
  • Credit Card Scam Alert

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