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Today's News

  • Cedar Key middle, high school teams take state titles

    Seventy-one teams in Florida attempted to earn a spot in the state finals this year in the FFA Aqua-culture CDE by taking a written exam about the many aspects of Florida aquaculture.
    Ten high school teams and 10 middle school teams earned the right to compete for the state title in Ruskin at the Tropical Aquaculture Lab.

  • Project VENUS underway in Cedar Key

    During the last seven years, researchers at the University of Florida IFAS and Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute at Florida Atlantic University with Florida Sea Grant funding have evaluated the culture and market potential of the sunray venus clam, an attractive native clam.

  • Community calendar (week of 5-15-2014)

     Month of May

     

    Artist of the Month

    The Cedar Keyhole’s Artist of the Month for May is Carol Seidman.

  • Wave Runner

     Eight-year-old Nikita Scohier frolics amongst the waves at Atsena Otie Island recently. From the island, you can get a one-of-a-kind view of Cedar Key.

  • Ron Black named Volunteer of the Tear

      Once again, after donating over 500 hours during the calendar year, Ron Black, volunteer caretaker of Shell Mound, is Volunteer of the Year at Lower Suwannee and Cedar Keys National Wildlife Refuges for the third year in a row. You could say Black is a workaholic, because he can’t just kick-back and enjoy retirement.  

  • Smithsonian to focus on Cedar Key

    In a few months, Cedar Key will be one of six cities in the state to host a traveling exhibit from the nation’s premier museum, the Smithsonian Institution.

    “The Way We Worked,” part of the Smithsonian’s “Museum on Main Street” program, will be in Cedar Key from September through October.

    “It’s just fabulous,” said Cedar Key Historical Society President Ken Young, adding that the historical society, in conjunction with other groups, has been trying to get the exhibit in the area for a couple of years.

  • Fishing report: Cap'n Danny

    Hello everyone, hope all is well and y’all are getting to enjoy the weather this week –  it’s darn close to perfection. The fishing wasn’t far from the same.
The conditions haven’t changed much over the past few weeks – the water temps have risen to high 70s. But, the brown water is still here and not going anywhere soon.

  • Shark news

    Blood Drive back at CKS

    By Robert Kint
    Shark Correspondent
    Friday, May 9, the bloodmobile will be back at CKS! Students must be 16 years old with a signed permission form to donate. The bloodmobile will be here from 9 a.m. to noon. Giving blood is the best way to help save lives, so come on down and donate.

    SGA clean-up

    By Robert Kint
    Shark Correspondent

  • Community Calendar (week of 5-8-14)

    Month of May

    Artist of the Month
    The Cedar Keyhole’s Artist of the Month for May is Carol Seidman.

  • All bark and no bite

    By LOU ELLIOTT JONES
    editor@cedarkeybeacon.com

    Kay Gaither just winces every time she hears a parent telling their child that her husband’s service dog, Honey, is going to bite.
    “They say watch out, he’s going to bite you. He’s going to attack,” Gaither told the Greater Chiefland Chamber of Commerce at the group’s April 25 meeting.