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Features

  • Refuge Hosts Holiday Lighthouse: Dec 28

  • Refuge Hosts Holiday Lighthouse: Nov. 23 and Dec 28

  •  Cindy Leiner, of the Cedar Key Woman’s Club,  presents a $500 check to the Cedar Key School FFA.

    Pictured from left are: Nathaniel Brinkman, Taryn Epperson, Kit Riley, Cindy Leiner from the CKWC, Michael Shewey, Amanda Robinson, Denny Voyles, Terra Dunn, Emilie LaVoie and MacKenzie Kirkbride.  

  • The Cedar Key Woman’s Club is once again offering a Fall Market on Saturday, Nov. 30, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.  at the Cedar Key Woman’s Club on State Rpad 24.

  • Recently, Cedar Key Arts Center members met with Sarah Thompson, from UF Coastal Change, in an effort to document, through art, change in coastal areas of the Gulf.

  • Cedar Key attorney Pierce Kelley is back with his 10th novel and like his last, Roxy Blues, this one has a lesson – only this time it's a history lesson.

  • On Tuesday, Nov. 19, the Cedar Key Woman’s Club will be filling holiday themed “Support Our Troop” care packages. The contents of the packages and the cost of postage is donated by CKWC members and members of the C.K. community.

  • The Cedar Key Garden Club is pleased to name the home of Caryn and Shawn Stephenson, 16550 Hodges Avenue, as the October Garden of the Month.

  •  The 44th Annual Cedar Key Seafood Festival experienced another successful turnout this past weekend. 

    Ashley Thornton was there to capture the activities which included eating a veriety of seafood.

     

  • By Lisa Statham Posteraro

  • Pirate McFly of Clearwater battles it out with Hawkeye Jim of Tampa Bay on the shores of Cedar Key during the epic birddog sea battle, a part of the three-day Pirate Invasion  festivities.

    Look in the Multimedia section of our website for more photos from the weekend.

  • By Ashley Thornton

  • Levy County Sheriff Bobby McCallum was one of the jailbirds taken into custody at last week’s Jail and Bail, sponsored by the Williston Rotary Club.

    The fund-raiser brought in more than $4,500 that will be used for youth programs, including The Dictionary Project and The Black Stallion Project. 

  • By Carolyn Ten Broeck

  • When it came time to wean calves from their mothers it was a drawn-out affair. First, you separated the bull calves from the heifers. We castrated the bulls, marked and branded both bunches and then put them together in a separate pasture behind the cow pen.

  • The Hidden Coast Paddling Festival has gotten to be such a celebrated event on the Gulf Coast –  paddlers have already been registering for the October festival.  After the town of Suwannee made a smashing success of the 2012 Hidden Coast Paddling Festival everyone wants in.  

  • A group of seriously-interested science students from the Black Rock Forest Consortium of Cornwall, N.Y. spent a week at the Seahorse Key Marine Laboratory recently.

  • Eileen Senecal of the Cedar Key Woman’s Club presents a check for $2,000 to Patti Fabiani, executive director of the Gainesville Fisher House Foundation. During 2012 and 2013 the ladies of the club have raffled off two quilts as a fundraiser for the soon to be built Fisher House. The first quilt to be raffled was made by several of the local

  • The Cedar Keys Light Station is nearly 159 years old.  To celebrate its part in our history, the Cedar Keys National Wildlife Refuge will host a lighthouse open house on August 3, from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.  Bring your own boat or take a tour boat out into the Gulf to join in the fun.  

  • By Carolyn Ten Broeck