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Today's News

  • The basics of restoring a backslider

    James 5:19-20; Galatians 6:1-5
    In his bible study guide on the Book of Galatians, Chuck Swindoll makes these penetrating remarks,

  • Log Cabin Quilters

    By Winnelle Horne

  • SHINE will answer Medicare questions

    Do you have questions about your options for Medicare, Medicare/Medicaid, disability, supplemental insurance, Part D Prescription Drug Plans, or Medicare billings?
    If you do, come see SHINE, a volunteer program with the Florida Department of Elder Affairs, for one-on-one counseling.  SHINE provides free, unbiased and confidential assistance.  If you cannot come to a site call the Elder Helpline at 1-800-262-2243 to be referred to a SHINE Volunteer.
    SHINE will be at:

  • Golf tourney benefits RFL

    The employees of Central Florida Electric Cooperative are pleased to announce that the Third Annual Relay for Life Golf Tournament will be held on April 9,  beginning with breakfast at 7 a.m. and a shotgun start at 8 a.m., at the Chiefland Golf and Country Club, in Chiefland.
    The tournament registration fee is $150 for a four-person team, which includes green fees, cart, plus competitions for the longest drive, straightest drive and closest to the pin.

  • Postmark will commemorate Railroad Days

    The communities of Bronson, Otter Creek, and Cedar Key will come alive on Saturday, March 19 with a full day of railroad activities planned to commemorate the 150th Anniversary of the Completion of the Florida Railroad.
       According to notes found in the David Levy Yulee Papers at the University of Florida’ís P.K. Yonge Library, the last spike of the 155.5-mile rail line from Fernandina to Cedar Key was driven on March 16, 1861.

  • Register for kindegarten at JBES

    Joyce Bullock Elementary Kindergarten registration begins Tuesday, March 22.  
    You can complete your packet at the Joyce Bullock Elementary School office Monday-Friday from 8:30-3 p.m.
     Children must be 5 on or before Sept. 1, 2011.
     You must bring the following documents with you: child’s birth certificate, Social Security card, and current physical and immunization record.  
    These items must be on file before the first day of school.  
    For more information, please call (352) 528-3341.

  • Learning the hard way

    By Susan Howell

  • City council honors March Students of the Month

    Williston City Council honored the March Students of the Month at its last meeting. Students were given commemorative certificates and free pizza coupons, courtesy of King Munchie’s.
    Honored from Joyce Bullock Elementary was Sarah Dykstra, a second grade student, who is the daughter of Duane and Tina Dykstra.
    Sarah was nominated by Mrs. Osteen, her teacher who made the following comment:

  • Community Happenings

    Friday, March 18

    Stitch and Stir Yard Sale
    Williston Stitch and Stir HCE Club will hold a yard sale Friday and Saturday, March 18 and March 19, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.  Go 121 South to E. Country Club Drive.  Follow arrows.


    Saturday, March 19

    Cruise-In
    Midtown Cruisers will have a cruise-in Saturday, March 19 from 5-7 p.m. at Ladd’s Napa.

    Lincoln Luncheon Fund-raiser

  • GOP meets Monday

    The Levy County Republican Executive Committee will have their monthly meeting at Bubbaque’s Restaurant in Chiefland Monday, March 21 starting with food and fellowship at 6:30 p.m. followed by the meeting at 7 p.m.
     If you need a ride, call Juanita 339-0747.
    The group is looking for Republicans who want to; 1) increase the Republicans in Levy County; 2) education voters on issues; 3) increase Republican candidates; and 4) increase the voters at the polls.