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Today's News

  • Move over, boys Granny's at the wheel

     

    When Alma Fuller’s husband first taught her to drive an 18-wheeler back in the 70s, she had no idea that it would shape her future.

  • Feisty Acres, Williston's no-kill cat rescue, looks to revamp, rebuild

     

    By Carolyn 

    Ten Broeck

    Editor

    Edna Nute never had children of her own, but the former teacher nurtured the students who passed through her classroom.

  • Darby Battle is 2014 valedictorian

    When Darby Battle makes her valedictory address Tuesday night, it just won’t be her parents who are bursting with pride.

    Her grandmother–“Nana”–may be the one applauding the loudest.

    That’s because for a time, while everyone was waiting to see the 2014 class standings, Nana, a/k/a Cindy Battle, had a big dream for her granddaughter: she wanted her to follow in her father’s footsteps since he was also a valedictorian of Williston High School.

  • Two injured in Hwy. 27 crash

    Emergency personnel got to use their extrication skills when a two vehicle accident on Tuesday, Oct. 21, shortly after 12:30 p.m. at U.S. Highway 27 and County Road 335A trapped the occupants in the vehicles.

  • Levy County Sheriff's Report

    The Levy County Sheriff’s Office reports the following arrests:

    • Oct. 21, Galdino De Jesus Araisa-Madera, 21, Morriston, public order crimes violation non-resident exemption driver’s license. Bond $500.

    • Oct. 21, Christopher Barron, 31, Chiefland, possession of marijuana.

    • Oct. 23, Kyle Bryan Bell, 19, Archer, burglary, grand larceny. Bond $150,000.

    • Oct. 26, Elbert Scott Bullard, 42, Cedar Key, battery.

    • Oct. 24, Robert James Carter, 22, Williston, burglary, grand theft. Bond $105,000.

  • WMS football falls in championship game

    Special to the Pioneer

    In heartbreaking fashion the undefeated Red Devils dropped their final game 22-20 to Lake Butler. The Bulldogs stopped the Red Devils on the one yard line on the extra two point conversion attempt for the tie with 13 seconds left in the game to preserve the victory. The Red Devils were in the Championship game for the third year in a row, defeating Bradford in 2012 and losing to Bradford in 2013.

  • WMS football falls in championship game

    Special to the Pioneer

    In heartbreaking fashion the undefeated Red Devils dropped their final game 22-20 to Lake Butler. The Bulldogs stopped the Red Devils on the one yard line on the extra two point conversion attempt for the tie with 13 seconds left in the game to preserve the victory. The Red Devils were in the Championship game for the third year in a row, defeating Bradford in 2012 and losing to Bradford in 2013.

  • WMS football falls in championship game

    Special to the Pioneer

    In heartbreaking fashion the undefeated Red Devils dropped their final game 22-20 to Lake Butler. The Bulldogs stopped the Red Devils on the one yard line on the extra two point conversion attempt for the tie with 13 seconds left in the game to preserve the victory. The Red Devils were in the Championship game for the third year in a row, defeating Bradford in 2012 and losing to Bradford in 2013.

  • Levy County Sheriff's Report

    The Levy County Sheriff’s Office reports the following arrests:

    • Oct. 13, Tonya Michelle Andrews, 40, St. Cloud, petit theft, retail theft.

    • Oct. 23, Tamara Askew Brown, 52, Old Town, petit theft, VOP, dealing in stolen property.

    • Oct. 13, Paula Alejandra Clairmont, 35, Chiefland, battery. ROR.

    • Oct. 19, Michael Defilippo, 38, Williston, domestic battery.

    • Oct. 15, Karen Edwards, 42, Chiefland, DWLSR, possession of marijuana, possession of drug equipment. Bond $12,000.

  • Indians keep Levy Cup as Red Devils go down 34-24

    By Max Yavel

    Contributing Writer

    The Red Devils hit the road last Thursday to take on Chiefland as the two teams played for the coveted Levy Cup. Despite a strong effort by the team’s offense, Williston fell short by a score of 34-24 as Chiefland racked up five touchdowns.