Today's News

  • 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

  • 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.