Today's News

  • Bring your used eye glasses to city park this weekend

    The Cedar Lions Club is inviting all residents to participate in October Vision Awareness Month by bringing in used eyeglasses for recycling to the Lions Club Sweet Corn and Soda booth at the Oct. 15 and 16 Seafood Festival. Proceeds from sale of corn and sodas will be in support of our vision program which helps those in need obtain eye exams and glasses, while assisting with eye surgeries for qualified applicants.

  • Cedar Keys’ Light Station open for visits

    Cedar Keys National Wildlife Refuges invite you to join in the celebration of National Wildlife Refuge Week. The historic Cedar Keys Light Station on Seahorse Key opens its doors free to the public Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 15 and 16 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

  • Who's serving what at the festival

    Garden Club —Lemonade
    Lioness Club— Crab Cakes
    Episcopal Church — Iced Tea, Sweets
    Woman’s Club — Sweets, Coffee, Iced Tea
    Lions Club — Corn, Cold Drinks
    Oystermen’s Assoc. — Fried oysters, clam
    strips shrimp
    PTO — Burgers
    FFA — Grouper sandwich, fries
    1st-grade — Sno-cones
    Safety Patrol — Water
    3rd and 4th-grades — Chowder, mullet dip,
    boiled shrimp
    FFEA/Kindergarten— Funnel cakes

  • Event supports island community, vendors

    Lioness Miss Thelma McCain has been working on lining up the arts and crafts vendors since 1983 and since the second week of June for the 42nd Annual Seafood Festival. Many have been coming back for over 20 years.

  • Welcome to 42nd Annual Cedar Key Seafood Festival

    The 42nd Annual Cedar Key Seafood Festival kicks off at 9 a.m. Saturday and goes into full swing with the annual parade at 11 a.m.

  • ‘No’ is best way to kill off a business

    Customer service is so important to each and every business. If the service is great, your customers will keep coming back. If it is poor, they simply will not.

    One important thing to remember is that the quality of the customer service you provide is not judged by you or your company. It is entirely about the customer’s perception. You must do everything in your power to ensure that the service rendered matches up with what the customer desires.

  • "Hooked on Fishing" training available

    The Future Fisherman Foundation (F3) and the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) will conduct a training seminar for anyone interested in angler and aquatic education training. This year’s event will be at the 4-H Camp Ocala (18533 NFS 535 Altoona, FL 32702) the weekend of Oct. 22-23.

    This seminar is open to teachers, 4-H leaders, Boy/Girl Scout leaders, Future Farmers of America personnel and anyone interested in getting students involved with fishing and aquatic education.

  • Students invited to submit black bear videos

    High school students interested in conserving the Florida black bear and raising public awareness about bears are invited to create a 1-minute video.

  • It’s ‘red October’ for the fishin’ this month

    Well, hello again, folks. Due to gale force winds and lots of rain over the last few weeks, we didn't do much fishing. So last week when it became time to think of something to report or chat about for the column.

    Well let's just say for a man like me I was a li’l frustrated and was having a problem thinking of anything nice to say or write.

    But hopefully we are done with that li’l cycle for now at least so we can enjoy some of Cedar Keys great fall fishing.

  • Shark News - Oct. 13, 2011


    Mikayla Pope, Shark Correspondent