Bobby McCallum, a veteran of Levy County law enforcement, announced his candidacy for sheriff, citing the need for positive change, fiscal responsibility and more effective leadership in the Sheriff's Office.
A cat sanctuary in Cedar Key, supported by the efforts and pocketbook of Oliver and Doreen Bauer, will continue to operate. But the city will seek County Animal Services' advice on ways to reduce the sanctuary's population and ways to mitigate problems brought on by keeping a large number of animals in a confined space.
On Oct. 27, the Cedar Key School picked up roadside litter for the first time as part of the State’s Adopt-a-Highway program. Sue Penney heads up this program for the school. Eight students, all of whom are Student Government Association members, volunteered along with two teachers and four Energy Advisory Panel (EAP) volunteers. All the volunteers participated in the required safety program that was provided by Karen Webster from the Florida F.D.O.T.
With blinking bug eyes, they hunt at night and ooze a toxic slime from their skin as a defense. They are a threat to the environment and cause tens of thousands of dollars in damage to Florida homeowners and businesses each year.