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Today's News

  • Community Happenings

    Friday, April 29

    Obstacle Horse Trail Challenge
    The Obstacle Horse Trail Challenge, a three-day fund-raiser for Beauty’s Haven Farm and Equine Rescue takes place Friday, April 29-Sunday, May 1 at Black Prong Equestrian Center, eight miles south of Bronson on CR337.
    The event kicks off at noon Friday with a driving demonstration and is followed by an Obstacle Clinic from 1-4 p.m. A 6 p.m. wine tasting ends the evening.

  • Red Devils come from behind for Senior Night win


    The Williston Boys baseball team had just two seniors recognized on Senior Night before their final regular season home game of the season April 19.
    Playing host to the Vanguard Knights, Coach Jim Smith paid his congratulations to seniors DJ King and Justin Fausett.
    The game began and the Knights jumped out to an early lead and continued to score runs in the first five innings to continue to lead 11-9 after five full innings of play.

  • Citizenship

    1 Peter 2:11-17
    The Bible talks about our duties as citizens. In fact, every Christian has dual citizenship. The word conduct that is used in 1 Peter 2:11-17 and several times in Philippians denotes our behavior, citizenship, and conduct in the world.
    *Philippians 3:20 says that our citizenship is in heaven.
    * 1 Peter 1:15-16 says that our conduct is to be holy.

  • Church Briefs

    Charity Ministries
    A barbecue and yard sale is held this Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Hwy. 326, Blichton–one mile west of Hwy. 27 and 5 1/2 miles east of Hwy. 41.
    Proceeds benefit Charity Ministries. For more information, contact Bob Cade at 842-1964.

        Morriston Baptist Concert
    New Day Music Ministries Southern Gospel Quartet will be in concert at the 8:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. services May 1 at Morriston Baptist Church 20291 S.E. 33rd Street Morriston.

  • Levy County Sheriff's Reports-April 28

    The Levy County Sheriff’s Office reports the following arrests:
    • April 21, Richard Demond Addison, 24, Archer, housed for Alachua County–possession of cocaine, attempted murder/robbery.
    • April 19,  Paul Edward Brady, 37, St. Pete Beach, DWLSR habitual. Bond $2,000.
    • April 18, Jerry Thomas Brissenden, 49, Crystal River, DWLSR and DUI. Bond $50,000.
    • April 18, Richard Squire Brock, 51, Trenton, domestic battery, aggravated domestic assault. Bond $260,000.

  • $26.4 million sex abuse award to be decided

    Two children who accused their uncle of sexually abusing them have taken a long and winding road to obtain justice and they are still unrequited.
    This is not a case that will put someone in prison.
    The man accused of abusing his niece and nephew committed suicide the day Levy County Sheriff’s deputies came to arrest him on charges of sexual activity with a child under the age of 12.

  • Tarmac hearing Tuesday

    When the Levy County Commission meets to consider Tarmac’s application for a special exception for the King Road Mine speakers should be prepared to get to the point quickly.
    That’s because Commission Chairman Danny Stevens (R-District 5) of Williston has set time limits for speaking during the quasi-judicial hearing at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in Courtroom A at the County Courthouse in Bronson.

  • Widening starts on US 41

     Work began April 25 on a project to widen US 41 in eastern Levy County to allow for new left turn lanes.

     Crews will widen US 41 in front of the Morriston Post Office to allow for left turn lanes onto County Road (CR) 323 and CR 326.

                Lane closures are planned Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to dusk.  The posted speed limit of 60 mph will remain during construction, but motorists should use caution when crews are working.

  • WWII vets will meet Thursday in Williston
  • Crab Fest is Saturday

    On April 30,  the annual Crab Fest will begin in the Williston area.  The event usually begins mid afternoon and last during the late evening hours.  There will be an increase in vehicle & pedestrian traffic in the area of County Road 318 in East Williston.