The Levy County Journal
1923 ~ 2016
The Levy County Journal died on May 26, 2016 at the age of 92.
The Journal was preceded in death by its passionate benefactor for the last 12 years Mr. Andy Andrews on March 28, 2016.
The Levy County Journal through all its 92 years was a labor of love, with lots of labor, through the hands of all its publishers (Royal B. Childs, Elton Cobb, John & Cindy Jo Ayers, Andy Andrews), collaborators, staff and benefactors bringing the factual news of Levy County’s politics, lifestyle and people into the homes of residents and subscribers to read. Reporting without backing down to appease was a hallmark of this Journal and she paid the price for it over the years.
The Levy County Journal is survived by NO ONE.
There will not be another Levy County Journal.
The Journal never was, refused to be, and will never be bought out or taken over by anyone who would not continue the plain and courageous fact-reporting she was known for. The Journal was never associated with any other paper in Levy County. The banner across the top proudly read: Your Locally-Owned County Paper of Record since 1923. She was owned by ..... more