Today's News

  • ATV deaths bring warnings

    In response to two deaths involving riders on ATVs (all-terrain vehicles) the Levy County Sheriff's Office has issued a reminder about laws governing the vehicles' use and offered some safety tips to prevent users from being a victim of an ATV accident.
    In 2006 the Florida Legislature passed a law allowing ATV's to be operated on any public roads or streets during the daytime hours on an unpaved roadway where the posted speed limit is less than 35 miles per hour by a licensed driver. 

  • Musical Weekend planned in Cedar Key – Jan 13 & 15

    Original singer-songwriters from Virginia, Nashville and Indiana will be coming to Cedar Key the weekend of Jan. 13-15 to help two local non-profit groups.
    Join in the fun as these award-winning musicians share their musical talents for a good cause.

  • Cedar Key Tides for the week of Jan. 12

    Day        High      Tide  Height   Sunrise    Moon  Time      
               /Low      Time    Feet    Sunset                    

  • ‘Fish need to eat in the winter’

    Hey everybody, hope all is well. Fishing is the same off and on with the fronts. Seems, of course, that catching warm days after the cold is good. That’s why I choose my days on the water best I can around life.
    If you can slip out when its been warming up from a cold snap around the third day after - that’s the day they should chew best.


    All meals come with a choice of assorted milks

  • Cedar Key girl dies in ATV accident

    Two people died — a 12-year-old and a 22-year-old, and a child, 5, was injured in two separate four-wheel ATVs (all-terrain vehicles) accidents, while another four people were injured in two vehicle accidents all in Levy County this weekend, according to Florida Highway Patrol reports.

  • Shark News for Jan. 12

    CKS Spring Sports

    By Sarah Bartholemy
    & Chloe Reynolds
    Shark Correspondents
        As winter sports come to an end, Cedar Key School is preparing to start its spring training.

  • Arbor Foundation offers new trees for Floridians

    Residents of Florida can ring in the New Year by receiving 5 free crapemyrtle trees by joining the Arbor Day Foundation any time during January 2012.
    The free trees are part of the nonprofit Foundation’s Trees for America campaign. The trees will be shipped postpaid at the right time for planting, between Feb. 1 and April 30, with enclosed planting instructions. The 6- to 12-inch tall trees are guaranteed to grow, or they will be replaced free of charge.

  • Peppers busted; Henderson honored

    Dale Henderson is the person who said “The Garden Club should do something about the Brazilian Pepper in Cedar Key”.
    She said it in 1998.
    The Cedar Key Garden Club and local citizens have been “doing something” about Brazilian Pepper ever since she made that remark. Henderson was given a Certificate of Appreciation and a “Thank You” card from Garden Club members at the Jan. 6 kick-off of the 2012 season.

  • Life of a Light Keeper

    The Cedar Key Historical Society will kick off the 2012 Monthly Coffee Program Series on Thursday, Jan. 19, at 10 a.m., at the Cedar Key Community Center, Sixth and F Streets, Cedar Key.
    The January speaker will be Mrs. Catharine Hobday, one of the assistant light keepers who served at the Cedar Keys Light Station on Seahorse Key from 1873 until 1879. Mrs. Hobday, portrayed by Toni Collins, will entertain the audience with highlights of what early service in the U.S. Lighthouse Service was like for the lighthouse employees.