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Today's News

  • Levy County Library System joins cooperative with Putnam and Alachua

    The Levy County Public Library System (LCPLS) is pleased to announce the formation of a library cooperative among Putnam County, Levy County and the Alachua Public Library District. The new cooperative is named the PAL Public Library Cooperative.

    The Levy County Board of County Commissioners on Sept. 7 approved the Interlocal agreement establishing the PAL Cooperative, which also has been approved by Putnam County and the Alachua Public Library District.

  • Red Devils take a hit from Highlanders

    It was as if the Red Devils ran out to a 14-3 lead early in the game Friday night, Oct. 1, at Booster Stadium, and then the entire team cramped up in the second quarter in the 51-20 loss.

    It was Lake Highland Prep, ranked No. 9 in the state, that came to life after falling behind in the first seven minutes of the game. 

    The Red Devils received the opening kickoff as Brandon Preston fielded the kick from the Highlanders 20th ranked high school kicker in the nation, Michael Rasmusen.

  • Williston Police Reports

    The Williston Police Dept. announces the following arrests.

    •Kenneth Loren Wilcox, 51, Northeast 40th Street, Williston, grand theft. He allegedly took cash, and two checks from the counter of a florist.

    •Juan Delgado, 34, of Northeast 11th Street, No driver’s license. He was stopped for having a broken headlight and presented a Mexican license, but a computer check showed he had no license.

  • WHS JV wins

    Thursday night, Sept. 30, at Booster Stadium, the Williston JV Red Devils faced the Newberry Panthers JV football team.

    Make no mistake, Newberry is a very good team. But the Red Devils pulled out the win 36-28, raising their record to 2-1, only getting to count five of their 10 touchdowns scored.  

    True, it was just a JV game, but the officials were surely JV as well. 

    Newberry took the opening kickoff and found paydirt in just five plays. The two-point conversion was good and the Panthers found themselves up 8-0.

  • Breast Cancer month

    The tragedy of breast cancer goes far beyond the thousands of lives it affects and ends every year.

    What makes the diagnosis of the disease especially heartbreaking is the fact that breast cancer is treatable.

    With that in mind, a lot of people are turning to pink to remind everyone that this is Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

  • Wag's list of dogs

    “Blake” is a 3-year-old neutered male, smooth coated border collie. He is black with tri-colored markings. He is current on his shots, wormed and micro chipped. On the recommendation of a dog agility trainer, “Blake” must be placed with a home that will use him in sheep herding, Frisbee or agility competition. He is a beautiful happy dog looking for a loving family that must have a job for him.

  • ‘Learn and Earn’ offers options

    Workforce Connection’s new “Learn and Earn” program helps make hiring and training new employees affordable through subsidized on-the-job training and paid internships.

     The program kicks off Oct. 18 with an initial focus on professional and business services and law enforcement. Rolling enrollment continues through April 2011, targeting different industries or occupations each month. 

  • Levy County Sheriffs Reports 10-7-2010

    The Levy County Sheriff’s Office reports the following arrests:

    •Jeremiah Alan Ware, 24, Trenton, arrested Sept. 30, for armed robbery. 

    According to the report, Ware, and a co-defendant Eric Burke, robbed a Waco convenience store and “put the clerk in fear and threatened to kill him, while brandishing a metal tire iron…”

  • Save by buying tickets early

    Holy Family Catholic Church will have a fall carnival on Saturday, Oct. 23, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

     Save by purchasing your tickets in advance Oct. 20 to 22 in the church office at four tickets for $1. Call 352-528-2893.  

  • Junction Tavern yard sale to benefit local children

    The Junction Tavern will be having a yard sale Sat & Sun October 16, and 17th.  All proceeds will be used to provide Christmas to our local needy children.  Please do some fall clean-up and donate items to the "Junction" anytime during business hours.  No clothing please.  

    We will also be selling a hamburger or hotdog with chips for $2 with proceeds going to the kids.  

    Please help and show your support.  For more information call 352-528-0518