The Relay For Life kickoff meeting was Nov. 19, at The Fanning Springs Community Building. The event had a great turnout of participants eager to start the fundraising process for the fight against cancer.
Levy County teachers and staff could have a merry Christmas this year as their Dec. 20 paychecks could include a 4 percent pay raise dating back to the start of the school year and help in paying insurance premiums.
The Lower Suwannee National Wildlife Refuge is offering a free Family Hunt Dec. 14 - 22. This is a unique opportunity for youth to hunt along with an adult mentor. The adult and up to two youths under 16 can hunt the refuge together with the free Lower Suwannee National Wildlife Refuge permit. It can be obtained on line at www.fws.gov/lowersuwannee by clicking on “Hunting”, then click “Virtual Hunt Brochure." Or, call the refuge at 352/493-0238.
Gag grouper will close for recreational harvest in most Gulf of Mexico state waters Dec. 4, with the last day of harvest being Dec. 3. All Gulf federal waters will close Dec. 3, with the last day of harvest being Dec. 2.
Not long after Jerry Hair helped us catch the Tucker cattle at Port Mayaca, he asked me if I would like to spend a week or so with an old cowman friend of his that he had worked for from the time he was a big kid.