Today's News

  • Red Devils beat Keystone Heights in district play

    It was a sluggish first half of high school district action  Sept. 24, as the Red Devils visited Keystone Heights and won 26-13. Both teams’ defenses and turnovers controlled the first half of action. 

    The Indians got on the board early in the first quarter on a nifty 48-yard run to take a 6-0 lead as the extra point kick went wide right.

  • NRC hears public comment on proposed plant

    By Chris Van Ormer

    Citrus County Chronicle

    The environmental impact of the proposed nuclear plant in Levy County could hit Robert Smith hardest. Once it is built, Smith will live 6,800 feet behind the buildings that will house two nuclear reactors.

  • Bringing us together

    Leonard Pitts Jr.

    Lyndon Johnson once said of Gerald Ford that he “played too much football with his helmet off.”

    Theodore Roosevelt once called William Howard Taft “a fathead with the brains of a guinea pig.”

    Harper’s Weekly once described Ulysses S. Grant as “a drunken Democrat dragged out of the Galena (Ill.) gutter.”

  • Holy Family plans fish fry

    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.   

  • Cornerstone Assembly of God plans special services

    Evangelist Bob Fisher will hold special services at Cornerstone Assembly of God Sunday through Wednesday, Oct. 3-6. 

     “Bob Fisher is one of the premier evangelists in the nation. His message on the power of God is life changing. He will be praying for the sick and ministering to various needs during these four days of special services. We are praying for and believing God for miracles to take place,”according to Pastor Dave Matheny,

  • Hare Krishna comes to Williston

    The new Center Vedic Studies is now open in Williston. The center is part of a worldwide organization called the International Society for Krishna Consciousness founded in 1966 by His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupads.

    In 12 years after he arrived in New York at the age of 68, he established 200 centers, farm, communities, temples, schools and universities throughout the world.

  • How time flies when you’re in a hurry
  • Pure Water Wilderness hosts tourism summit to promote area

    Levy County was well represented at the 5th Annual Pure Water Wilderness Tourism Summit held Sept. 14 in Pine Grove Baptist Church.
    Chambers of Commerce from Bronson, Cedar Key, Chiefland, Fanning Springs and Williston involved with the Tri-County Chamber Coalition, which worked with Pure Water Wilderness to help approximately 100 people to hear methods to rev the economic engine of tourism here.

  • The basics of trials and temptations

    Trials, tribulations and temptations are three of the scariest words in the Christian language. After James’ brief introduction, he immediately confronts his readers with a number of practical, personal implications of a living faith. If someone has ever told you that living the Christian life will be a bed of roses, you’re already listening to the wrong person. 

  • McGriff-Oelrich want your vote

    OCALA – Candidates for Florida Senate District 14, which covers northern Marion County and the Williston area, appeared at a countywide political forum in Ocala on Thursday, Sept. 23.
    The incumbent is Steve Oelrich, who told the crowd at the Marion County Library’s main branch about his 15 years in law enforcement, and how he had become the first Republican sheriff in Alachua County since Reconstruction. He left during his fourth term to run for the state Senate.