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Today's News

  • Levy County Sheriff's Report

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

    • May 5, Tonya Andrews, 39, Chiefland, petit theft. Bond $10,000.

    • May 11, Ronald Allen Bouchard, 21, Williston, domestic battery by strangulation. Bond $100,000.

    • May 5, Jeremiah Mitchell Branch, 32, Old Town, DWLSR, FTA. Bond $10,000.

    • May 5, Keegan Campbell, 24, Gainesville, DWLS.

    • May 7, Shelby Cooper, 19, Beverly Hills, disorderly intoxication. Bond $500.

  • Football? You bet

    It's springtime in Williston, and officially summertime is just six weeks away. Those pleasant daytime temperatures and cool sleeping nights are a thing of the past. The thermometer has started to creep up to 90 degrees plus and the humidity is just around the corner.

    At Williston High School, this means the start of spring football practice.

    The Red Devils have started this 2014 spring practice with a new outlook on the upcoming sessions.

  • On to the regional final

    The Williston Varsity Baseball team crushed the Wildwood Wildcats 15-0 May 6 at the Devils Den.

    Leading 8-0 after three complete innings of play, the Wildcats were held in check by Red Devil pitcher Trent Johnson.

    Emptying their bench in the bottom of the fourth inning, the Red Devils exploded for seven runs on nine base hits to take the commanding 15-0 lead.

    The Red Devils advance to the Regional Championship game to face either Taylor County or Union County.

  • You are not alone

    It’s a sad fact: many people have hurting hearts.

    Sometimes that pain comes from addiction: drugs, alcohol, sex, food. Sometimes it’s caused by loss: death, divorce, poor communications.

    Another sad fact is many people who are suffering from broken hearts think they are the only ones and that they have no where to turn to find healing and restoration.

    And that’s where they are wrong.

    Kelly Stevens and Jacquie Goss Potter know there is help for the broken hearted and they want to help.

  • Use of food stamps rises in Levy County

    By Emily Guerin and Tim Marema

    Special to the Pioneer

    The use of food stamps in Levy County increased during the recession, assisting families in stretching their food dollars, contributing to local spending and helping spark a national debate about the future of the federal nutrition program.

  • National exhibit coming to Levy

    In a few months, Cedar Key will be one of six cities in the state to host a traveling exhibit from the nation's premier museum, the Smithsonian Institution.

    "The Way We Worked," part of the Smithsonian's "Museum on Main Street" program, will be in Cedar Key from September through October.

    "It's just fabulous," said Cedar Key Historical Society President Ken Young, adding that the historical society, in conjunction with other groups, has been trying to get the exhibit in the area for a couple of years.

  • 100 Years of Service

    Everyone loves a birthday party, especially if there's cake and ice cream, and this week the Williston Woman's Club threw itself a Centennial Celebration that drew laughter, tears and 100 years of memories.

    A full house was treated to words of inspiration from Ann Burch, a catered luncheon and a fashion show that featured vintage clothing from 1914 to 1980, presented by Johanna Krohn and the Taylor Girls Fashion Shows.

  • WHS Graduation 7 p.m. Tuesday Phillips Center
  • Red Devils win

    The Williston Varsity Baseball team crushed the Wildwood Wildcats on Tuesday, May 6, at the Devils Den 15-0.

    Leading 8-0 after three complete innings of play, the Wildcats were held in check by Red Devil Pitcher Trent Johnson.

    Emptying their bench in the bottom of the fourth inning, the Red Devils exploded for 7 runs on 9 base hits to take the commanding 15-0 lead.

    The Red Devils will play for the Regional Championship Tuesday, May 13, Game time is 7 p.m. 

  • Levy County Sheriff's Report

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

    • May 2, Robert Abatie, 66, Cedar Key, DUI. Bond $2,500.

    • April 28, Erica Sue Allen, 36, Inglis, writ of non support.

    • May 2, Jacob Logan Anderson, 20, Old Town, petit theft. Bond $1,500.

    • April 29, Cody James Blair, 22, Bronson, VOP.

    • April 28, Sylvia Chisolm, 30, Fanning Springs, robbery. Bond $75,000.