Today's News

  • Supporter of Law Enforcement
  • Community Happenings

    Saturday, Jan. 15

    Calling all soup makers: reserve your spot today to try for the title of Best Soup Chef in the area.  The Yankeetown-Inglis Woman’s Club Soup-A-Thon will be Saturday, Jan. 15 from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m.  Bring your favorite soup and join your neighbors at #5  56th St., Yankeetown to try them all and vote for the best.  All you can eat for $5.  Cash prizes will be awarded for the top three tastiest soups: 1st place $50, 2nd place $25 and 3rd place $10.

  • Levy County Sheriff's Reports

    The Levy County Sheriff’s Office reports the following arrests:
    • Jan. 6, William Addison, 56, Chiefland, Violation of Probation (VOP) burglary. Jeffery • Jan. 6, Edwin Clayton, 41, Gainesville, fraud/swindle obtain property. Bond $50,000.
    • Jan. 3, Brandon Michael Dietrich, 18, Old Town, retail theft. Bond $500.
    • Jan. 6, Amanda Michelle Douglas, 18, Fanning Springs, grand theft. Bond $5,000.

  • City leaders got what they wanted

    By Jerry Robinson

  • Williston Citizenship 101

    By Debra F. Jones

  • Hardcore and three Butters

    By Susan Howell

  • Before you diet, look at the date

    I learned a long time ago that any day God sees fit to let you crawl out of bed in the morning is a good time to resolve to make changes in your life.
    That’s why I’v never put too much stock in New Year’s resolutions. I’ve resolved in March to lose weight. I’ve resolved in July to exercise more. I’ve resolved in September to be a gentler spirit.
    But somehow Jan. 1 always signals the advent of a clean slate, a time to start  (or finish) something.

  • Can you spell ‘rambunctious’?

    Ten wordsmiths from the Levy County School District tested their spelling prowess during the district selling bee at the Bronson High School cafeteria on Friday.
    Cedar Key sixth grader Ariel Alexander carefully, but correctly, spelled out the word "rambunctious" to win the event.
    "I was really nervous," Alexander. "I practiced every day for about an hour. I've been practicing for weeks."

  • Dishman nominated for Officer of the Year

    From staff reports
    A K-9 officer with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) has been selected as its North Central Region’s candidate for the 2010 Officer of the Year. 
    Officer Sam Dishman, assigned to Levy County, grew up in Florida, hunting and fishing in Pinellas and Marion counties.

  • Game On!

    Enough is enough. That’s what the residents of Williston and the surrounding area think when it comes to the  more than 1.5 million people who will get a cancer diagnosis this year.
    Monday night, about 50 of those people representing 15 teams, came together to strategize this year’s Relay for Life, slated for April 16-17 at Williston High School. This year’s theme is Game On! Join the Fight and centers around board games.