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Today's News

  • Red Devils take bite out of Bulldogs

    On Friday evening the Williston Red Devils hosted and defeated  the Suwannee Bulldogs 3-1 at City Field.
    The Bulldogs got out to a fast start as they had their first two batters reach base. They continued to move the base runners around but, could manage just one run as the Red Devil defense took over and ended the inning with a double play.

  • Website moves behind the wall March 17

    Beginning tomorrow, March 17, the Williston Pioneer website will only be available to those who subscribe–either to the newspaper or the online edition.
    Some features, like the Calendar, will still remain visible and usable for everyone to see.
    But news stories and photos will be limited unless you are a subscriber.
    If you aren't sure you want to subscribe, there is a free 30-day limited use way to see the newspaper online.
    We hope you like what you see and will patronize the advertisers who make our work possible.

  • Football game ends after altercation

    By Mike Capshaw

  • Red Devils even record at 3-3

    The Williston Red Devil Baseball team traveled to Ft. White on Friday evening March 4 to take on District foe Ft. White.
    The Red Devils won the game in 9 innings 4-3.
    This win moved the Red Devils to 2-1 in district play and 3-3 over all for the young season.
    Connor Clayton got the win for the Red Devils as he came in to relieve starting pitcher Justin Baker after seven innings.
    Baker recorded  12 strike outs in his seven innings on the mound.
    UPDATE

  • Red Devil Challenge starts Monday

    The Williston 7th Annual Red Devil Baseball Challenge is just around the corner.
    The tournament will be held March 14-16 at the Williston City Field.
    Schedule:
    Monday, March 14
    Game 1- Trinity Catholic vs. West Port       1 p.m.
    Game 2-  Citrus     vs. Ocala Forest        4 p.m.
    Game 3- Williston     vs. Ocala Forest      7 p.m.
    Tuesday, March 15

  • Levy County Sheriff's Reports-March 10

    The Levy County Sheriff’s Office reports the following arrests:
    March 1, Ronnie Mac Brooks, 62, Williston, DUI and DWLSR. Bond $25,000.
    March 6, James Brian Brunelle, 24, Bronson, possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, three counts worthless checks and RWOV. Bond $14,000.
    March 5, Walter Alexander Burns, 39, Chiefland, disorderly intoxication, RWOV, assault on a law enforcement officer. Bond $45,000.
    March 2, Michael Allan Craig, 49, Archer, domestic battery. Bond $2,000.

  • Sentences handed down

    The following persons were sentenced, found not guilty or the case nolle pros –dropped–in the Criminal Division of the 8th Circuit Court in Levy County. The information is taken from public records.

    Deana M. Anderson, VOP on forgery, passing a forged bill or note, larceny by theft between #300 and $5,000, reinstate probation, jailed until bed becomes available in treatment center and successfully complete program.

  • Levy County Sheriff's Reports-March 10

    The Levy County Sheriff’s Office reports the following arrests:
    March 1, Ronnie Mac Brooks, 62, Williston, DUI and DWLSR. Bond $25,000.
    March 6, James Brian Brunelle, 24, Bronson, possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, three counts worthless checks and RWOV. Bond $14,000.
    March 5, Walter Alexander Burns, 39, Chiefland, disorderly intoxication, RWOV, assault on a law enforcement officer. Bond $45,000.
    March 2, Michael Allan Craig, 49, Archer, domestic battery. Bond $2,000.

  • Relay for Life Fund-raisers

    Golf Tournament, sponsored by Monterey Boats, March 19, Williston Highlands Gold and Country Club, $40. E-mail ruth.green@montereyboats.com for more information.
    Chance Drawing, sponsored by Monterey Boats, $5 donation to win 42-inch Vizio flat screen TV. For infomation, email mary.sestito@montereyboats.com
    Texas Hold ‘Em Tournament, sponsored by Annie’s Ray-Jays, March 19. Contact Colleen Yarbrough @ 352-316-1725
    Yard Sale, sponsored by  Kids N Co., March 12.

  • Community Happenings

    Friday, March 11

    Fish Fry
    Holy Family Catholic Church will have its monthly Fish Fry Friday, March 11 at the Parish Hall, located three miles north of  Williston on Hwy 27A from 5-7 p.m.
    Fish, french fries, hushpuppies, drinks, dessert and your choice of two sides of baked beans, coleslaw, or grits will be served.
    Cost is adults $7, senior citizen meal (slightly smaller portion) $6 and children $4 (under 12). Take out orders welcome.

    Sunday, March 13