Today's News

  • Legislative delegation meeting set for Dec. 15

    State Rep. Leonard Bembry (D-Greenville) has announced the Levy County Legislative Delegation will hold its annual meeting on Wednesday, Dec. 15 at 4 p.m. in the Levy County Commission Chambers at the Levy County Courthouse, located at 355 South Court Street in Bronson.
    “This is a prime opportunity for the citizens and public officials of Levy County to meet with their Legislators and inform them of what is important to their community,”  Bembry said.

  • Have a holly jolly time in Williston

    Christmas may be two weeks away but visitors to Williston this weekend can bolster their holiday spirit with three days packed with color, cheer and festivity that should carry them through to Dec. 25.
    The whirlwind of holiday cheer kicks off Friday night as the Williston Chamber of Commerce hosts the annual Christmas parade down Noble Avenue beginning at 6 p.m.
    A host of floats, motorized vehicles, music and color will center around this year’s theme “Wild West Christmas.”

  • Thomas Speck:

    Thomas Speck is someone who would have been called, in the language of yesteryear, “a man of parts.” 

    Or you might think of him as a cat with nine lives, or a novel in several volumes, each set in a different time or place.

  • JV off to good start: beats Hawthorne in first game

         Just like last season when the Williston Junior Varsity Basketball team recorded a 12-1 season record, the 2010-2011 JV team is a well balanced scoring machine.

    The Red Devil JV team opened its season Tuesday, Nov. 23, beating the Hawthorne Hornets 64-50.

    Building a small lead of 12-8 to start the second quarter, the Red Devils pulled the lead to 25-18 at the half.

  • Nugent helped change nation

    Daniel Vance

    For more than 60 years, 88-year-old Tim Nugent of Champaign, Ill. has been by far the nation’s most effective advocate in terms of creating educational and vocational opportunities for people with disabilities. After reading my column the next two weeks, perhaps you will agree

  • Humane Society gets spay/neuter grant

    The Humane Society of Levy County Inc. was recently awarded a $20,000 grant to help spay and neuter dogs and cats in the county.

    Mary Flickinger, a representative from the spay and neuter program, said part of the money will go toward helping low-income families in the county spay or neuter their dogs and cats.  There will be a $5 co-pay, and those wishing to take part in the program--which is already booked solid until January--must fill out an application and show proof of low income.

  • Levy County Sheriff's Reports 12-2-2010

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

    Clinton Adams III, 40, St. Petersburg, arrested Nov. 24, writ of bodily attachment. Bond $500.

    William Addison, 56, Chiefland, arrested Nov. 27, drug paraphernalia and possession of marijuana. Bond $2,000.

    Jeffrey Cunigan, 21, Chiefland, arrested Nov. 25, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of less than 20 grams of cannabis. Bond $1,500.

  • Lady Red Devils roundball off to rough start

    By Steve Jarboe

    Contributing Writer

       The 2010-2011 Lady Red Devil basketball team fell to 0-2 for the season Tuesday night Nov. 23, as they hosted the Hawthorne Lady Hornets. 

    The Lady Hornets won the game at the foul line with 5.5 seconds left in the game as Lady Hornet Jailyn McGruder, sank a free throw for a 45-44 Hornet win.

  • Baldwins celebrate Golden Anniversary

    Trevor Baldwin and Joan Williamson were married in the Registry office at Kingston upon Hull, Yorkshire, England Dec. 3, 1960.

    The couple came to the United States in March 1979 after his retirement as a Chief Petty Officer in the Royal Navy after 25 years of service. He then became a self-employed subcontractor for the major company installatons over most of Florida for a number of years.

  • Lady Red Devil Soccer :

       The Lady Red Devil Soccer team is a work in progress this season. There are a lot of very young players on the team and some are still learning the game.

    The Red Devils played their first home game of the season Tuesday, Nov. 23 as they hosted the Newberry Lady Panthers.

    The 1-6-1 Red Devils fell to the Panthers 3-0.

    Head Coach Max Aguirre is hopeful that his four seniors will be able to help motivate the  15 underclass team members as the season progresses.