Today's News

  • ‘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.   

  • 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.