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Today's News

  • Wild observations

    Except for kayaking on the Waccasassa and Wekiva River this week, my nature observations consist of bits and pieces of story telling.

  • Ten Broeck named general manager of Levy papers

    Tom Ten Broeck has been named the general manager of the Chiefland Citizen and the Cedar Key Beacon with responsibility for the Williston Pioneer Sun News.

    The announcement came last week from Gerry Mulligan, publisher of the Citrus County Chronicle and regional publisher of the Florida newspapers owned by Landmark Community Newspapers Inc.

    He replaces Dale Bowen, who is now working as ad sales manager at the Citrus County Chronicle.

  • Free, reduced meal program

    Free, reduced meal program

    Reminder to Parents about Application for Free and Reduced Meal Program

    Students will receive 2008-2009 application forms for the Free and Reduced Meal Program when school starts. They will be instructed to take these forms home to parents.

    Parents are reminded that they must complete and return the 2008-2009 application forms for free/reduced meals during the FIRST 30 DAYS of school, even if their children were enrolled in the program the previous year (the 2007-2008 school year).

  • School supplies for 2008-2009

    KINDERGARTEN

    Supplies

    1 8-ounce bottle of Elmers Glue

    6-8 Elmers Glue sticks

    2 black and white composition notebooks

    1 plastic crayon/pencil box, no larger than 6 x 9 x 2

    1 scissors (fiskars)

    1 box of tissue

    1 bottle of hand sanitizer

    2 boxes 24 count Crayola crayons

    1 box 8 count Crayola crayons

    1 box of baby wipes

    Other

  • Levy County Sheriff's Reports

    Dawn M. Bremer, 39, Northeast 61st Lane, Bronson, was charged with DUI after the sheriff's office received a call about a possible intoxicated person, according to the deputy's report. Deputy Dave Rodriguez's report says when he arrived at Tony's Chevron on North Hathaway Avenue a woman carrying a 24-pack of beer stumbled and bumped into him.

    According to the report he could smell the odor of alcohol on her and he followed her out of the store and as she drive out of the lot.

    He stopped her at Hathaway and Main streets for making an improper turn.

  • Williston Police Reports

    The Williston Police Dept. reports the following arrests:

    * Mark Richard Billings, 27, of Northeast 124th Terrace, Williston, was charged with DUI after being stopped for weaving on the road.

    * Macario Solis Herrera, 31, of Southeast 5th Terrace, Williston, was charged with disorderly intoxication and breach of peace after he was pounding on the door of a house on Northeast 1st Avenue. He could not tell the officer where he lived.

  • Couple arrested on drug charges

    A Williston area couple have been arrested on a variety of drug charges by the Levy County Drug Task Force after a months-long investigation into drug dealing.

  • Joyce Bullock portables to be replaced

    BRONSON - With the site and design approval for a new structure, Joyce Bullock Elementary School is hoping to put a dent in the six portable structures sitting on the south side of its sprawling campus.

    The Levy County School Board members OK'd the plans for a 11,700-square-foot building that will house eight classrooms.

    The exact cost of the new building - a combination of the design talents of Paul Stresing and Associates along with M.M. Parish Construction - has yet to be determined.

  • Upcoming events

    Awareness Day

    to be Saturday

    New Life Temple Fellowship Inc. presents the annual High Compassion High Community Awareness Day on Saturday, Aug. 2, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Southeast 10th Street, behind the A&S Store.

    This is an absolutely free event with hot food, canned goods, clothes, gifts for the community, etc.

    Jesus Carnival

  • Community Calendar

    Monday, August 4

    * AA Meeting, 7:30 p.m., Thompson Hall at St. Barnabas Episcopal Church.

    * Lions Club 7:30 p.m., Lions Club 401 S.E. Sixth Ave.

    * Levy Veterans Support Group, 7 p.m., Williston City Hall.

    * Whole Wide World @ My Public Library. Join us for books, stories, games crafts, and much, much more. All programs begin @ 10 a.m. at Williston Public Library, 528-2313.

    * Masonic Lodge #117 F.&A.M., 7:30 p.m., Ornan Lodge.

    Tuesday, August 5

    * Piecemakers, 9 a.m., Presbyterian Church.