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Today's News

  • CAAA Football Turkey Shoot

     The Chiefland Area Athletic Association will host a turkey shoot from 9 a.m. till 1 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 18, at Strickland Park in Chiefland. The family event will offer prizes, food, drink and T-shirts. The Deer Camp Expo will also be on-hand, offering bow adjustments, bow supplies, bow maintenance and helpful tips and pointers. The event supports the CAAA.  

  • Luke Corbitt Memorial Fishing Tournament registration open

    A tournament to honor the memory of Lucas “Luke” Corbitt will be held  Sept. 1 at the Waccasassa Boat Ramp in Gulf Hammock. Cash prizes of $100 will be rewarded for biggest red, biggest trout and biggest combination.

      There is a $25 entry fee. Call 352-273-5831 for advanced registration. Day-of registration starts at 6 a.m. 

  • Hunter safety Internet-completion course offered in Levy County

    The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is offering a free hunter safety Internet-completion course in Levy County. 

    The class is Aug. 18 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Students who have taken the online course and wish to complete this classroom portion must bring the online-completion report with them. 

    The location for this class will be given to those who register in advance by calling the regional FWC office at 386-758-0525 or going to http://www.MyFWC.com/HunterSafety.

  • Like the son of the son of a sailor . . . I find my rhyme upon the sea

    Here we go folks we gonna break down Cedar Keys' waters we gonna tell a few stories. 

    Heck we might even brag a little bit about how cool of a fishing spot we have here. 

      

    This week was just like last week afternoon showers with hot mid day. 

    Redfish biting well and getting better by the way. 

  • School Lunch Menu
  • School opens Monday, Operation Safe Start begins

    Special to the Citizen from the 

    Levy County Sheriff's Office

    As another summer comes to an end, our children prepare for their next adventure in their Levy County School. On Monday they will begin this timeless ritual, their first day back. 

    Children will face new challenges, making new friends, new teachers and for some, a new school.

  • Big changes in county schools principal lineup

    Nine of the district’s 12 public schools will see a new principal or vice principal for the 2012-2013 school year. The district will also be without an assistant superintendent. 

    Assistant superintendent Gina Tovine has left the county to take a similar job in Orange County schools. Because of a stretched budget, the district doesn’t plan to fill the position for the immediate future. 

  • Animal-fighting law takes federal stage

    By STEPHANIE CARROLL CARSON

    Florida News Connection

    TALLAHASSEE - Attending an animal fight has been a felony in Florida for nine years, but now there is a push in Washington to make it a federal offense to cross state lines to fight animals, and also to offer some consistency among the state laws. 

  • Social Security Questions and Answers

     By Kay Louder

  • A 4-inch knife is a concealed weapon

    K. M. of Old Town writes, “I’ve got a question…last month you wrote about taking a gun into a bar being illegal, but taking a gun into a restaurant wasn’t, if you have a concealed weapon permit. What about a knife? What’s the rule there?


    Dear K. M.