Today's News

  • Lady Red Devils win big on Senior Night

    The Williston Lady Red Devil Volleyball team celebrated their 2011 Senior Night by honoring six seniors.  

    The Lady Red Devils were matched against the Bronson Eagles. The six seniors were featured in game one of the match as the seniors took game one 25-17. 

    The six seniors, Samantha Hall, Jennifer Matthews, Rea Samuels, Ericka Floyd, Haley Beckham and Katie Casperson played together for the first time this season. 

  • Local hounds dress up for Halloween at celebration

    Trained Dog Happy Dog agility and training facility held their annual Howl-o-ween for dogs celebration on Saturday Oct. 22. Many dogs brought their owners to the celebration where they each took their turn at the “LURE” course to record their best run. There was also a Costume Contest for all the dogs.

    The Great Dane named Celeste, owned by Kathy Anaya ran the Lure Course is a blazing 11.82  seconds.

  • WMS ends football season with big win

    The Williston Middle School Red Devils traveled to Bronson Tuesday night Oct. 18, to end their 2011 football season. The weather and the Red Devils had something in common as the game got underway. The rain showers began to fall as the Red Devils took over the football after forcing the Eagles to punt. It was then Hardee time, as Red Devil Keith Hardee slipped around the end and raced 56 yards for a Red Devil touchdown. Hardee then slipped in to the end zone on the 2-point PAT lifting the Red Devils to a quick 8-0 lead. 

  • Drunk drivers can’t hide in Halloween costumes
  • Levy County Sheriff's Reports 10-27

    Oct. 22,Ayotte, Jamie Chez, of Cedar Key, dis. intox. in public, tresppassing, $5,000 bond.

    Oct. 21, Bandt, David The following information was taken from LCSo reports:

    • Oct. 22,Ayotte, Jamie Chez, of Cedar Key, dis. intox. in public, tresppassing, $5,000 bond.

    •  Oct. 21, Bandt, David Adam, of Archer, sentenced weekender.

    • Oct. 21, Brown, Brin Anthony, of Archer, sentenced weekender.

  • Drew will not seek election to District 3 commission seat

    Levy County Commissioner  Marsha Drew, of Yankeetown, will not seek election in 2012 to the District 3 seat to which she was appointed in March 2009. 

    "I had been debating it at length for some time," she said on Monday after a special commission meeting. She had announced she would not seek election at an Oct. 18 meeting of the Inglis-Yankeetown Republican Club. "It wasn't any one thing."  

  • Bronson Senior Night

    It was just one week ago, the Williston Lady Red Devil Volleyball team hosted the Bronson Lady Eagles and celebrated their Senior night with a match win in straight games. Fast forward to Thursday night Oct. 20, to the Bronson gym, where the Lady Eagles were hosting the Lady Red Devils for their Senior night celebration:

  • Biker event helps grease LARC’s engine

    Lt. Sean Mullins said it was sometime in 2006 when, as a member of the Community Relations Division for the Levy County Sheriff’s Office, he was asked to come and speak to clients of the Levy Association of Retarded Citizens about matters of law, the types of things all people, as members of society, should be familiar with.

    “I had no idea what to expect,” Mullins said. “I gave a little speech, and they really appreciated it … I truly fell in love with them.”

  • Mike Joyner tapped for commission seat

    Michael F. “Mike” Joyner has been appointed by Gov. Rick Scott to fill the District 1 Levy County Commission seat that has been vacant since Nov. 2, 2010.

    The seat was first vacated when then-Commissioner Tony Parker was indicted on federal bribery charges and suspended from office the day after his re-election on Nov. 4, 2008, by then-Gov. Charlie Crist.

    Joyner was an applicant for the open post at that time, but Crist appointed District 1 resident Chad “Cracker” Johnson in July 2009.

  • Community Happenings

     Thursday, Oct. 20

    Cattlemen’s Association
    The Levy County Cattlemen’s Association will have its fall meeting Thursday, Oct. 20 at the Whitehurst Lodge beginning at 7 p.m.
    Anyone interested in joining is encouraged to attend.
    For more information, call 486-5131 or 528-3119.

    Saturday, Oct. 22

    Benefit Bake Sale