Today's News

  • Rebecca Elle

    Sean and Lynn Fugate announce the birth of their daughter, Rebecca Elle , on May 18. Elle weighed 9 pounds and measured 21 inches. Maternal grandparents are Becki and Ronny Stevens, Emmett Whitehurst and Mae Whitehurst. Paternal grandparents are Pam and Mike Howell, Albert and Debbie Fugate. Maternal great-grandparents are Kathleen Wheeler and the late O.R. Wheeler, Betty Whitehurst and the late Dan Whitehurst. Paternal great-grandparents are Jackie and the late Alton Stokes, Mescal Cribbs and the late Norman Fugate. Elle and family are Williston residents.

  • Robert, Helen Poupard mark 60th Wedding Anniversary

    Mr. and Mrs. Robert (Helen) Poupard were married Oct. 7, 1950 in Monroe, Michigan. After residing in their hometown for nine years, they moved to Williston, Florida with their two sons. 

    They owned and operated Frog’s Bar-B-Que for over 30 years before their retirement.  

  • Fish fry is this Friday

    Holy Family Catholic Church will hold a fish fry at the Parish Hall, located three miles north of the town of Williston on Hwy 27A, Friday, Oct. 8 from 5 to 7 p.m. 

    Fish, french fries, hushpuppies, drinks, dessert and your choice of two sides of baked beans, coleslaw, or grits will be served. 

     Costs are: adults $7, senior citizen meal (slightly smaller portion) $6 and children $4 (under 12). Take out orders welcome.   

  • Sexual Predator moves

    In accordance with Florida Statute 775.21, this is a mandatory notification of the changing address of a registered sexual predator in Levy County.

    Shawn Lorenzo Wideman Sr. was convicted in Virginia in 2007 for sexual battery on a child and lewd and lascivious molestation on a child.

  • Most Wanted 10-07-2010

    ­­­Anyone with information about these individuals is asked to call the Sheriff’s Office at 486-5111. To remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-877-349-8477.  

  • Indians scalp Lady Red Devils

    Chiefland High School’s volleyball team outlasted a surging Williston this past Monday night, defeating the Red Devils in five games, 25-19, 25-16, 21-25, 22-25, 15-13.

    The Indians were in control in the first game, rebounding from a 3-1 deficit to eventually take the lead at 12-11, thanks to two kills by Taylore Fuller. Chiefland expanded its lead to 18-13, holding out for the Game 1 win with a 5-3 run.

  • Confederate veteran to be honored Oct. 3

    A memorial service for James Simon Bailey 1939-1908 of Company G, 60th Regiment Georgia CSA will be held Sunday, Oct. 3 at 3 p.m. at Jennings Lake Cemetery.

  • County starts food bank

    William Brown stood up at Tuesday’s Levy County Commission meeting and by the time he yielded the floor he had three accomplishments to his book.

    Brown, co-founder of The Children’s Table, first introduced the commission to Tyler Beauchamp, son of Mickey and Cheryl Beauchamp of Bronson.

    Young Beauchamp is a member of the Future Farmers of America and as a project planted and harvested seven acres of peas for Children’s Table to be distributed to feed families in need. Brown presented Beauchamp with a plaque honoring his gift.

  • Peanut Butter Pie

    Submitted by:

    Vivian Graham

    1 1/4 chocolate cookie crumbs
    1/4 c sugar
    1/4 c butter or sugar/melted

    1 pkg. (8 oz.) cream cheese, softened
    1 c creamy peanut butter
    1 c sugar
    1 T butter or margarine
    1 tsp. vanilla extract
    1 c heavy cream

  • Fall at the Lodge raises $52K

    More than $52,000 was raised when 300 people attended Fall at the Lodge, the annual fund-raiser for Haven Hospice.
    “Fall at the Lodge was a tremendous success,” said Michael Morse, vice president of organizational advancement at Haven Hospice. “The location was beautiful, the weather was fantastic and the fellowship was great. So many people donated their time, talent and treasure to help make the event even more successful than last year.”