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It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas

The 34th Annual Bell Christmas Parade rolled down US 129 on Saturday afternoon, much to the delight of children lined up along the parade route. “A Country Christmas” was the theme for this year’s parade and awards were given out to the following entries: In the business category, first place was Destin’s Dance and Fitness Academy, second place went to ... Full Story »

Anderson, Hellams win municipal elections

Anderson received 52 votes to Sanders 45 votes. She will be sworn in as a Town Council member representing Group 5 in January. “I want to thank the voters of Bell for electing me to Seat 5 on the Bell Town Council,” Anderson said after her victory. “I would also like to thank my opponent Mr. Hugh Sanders for all ... Full Story »

Fanning Springs man dies in head-on crash

A Fanning Springs man was killed Tuesday morning when he drove in the wrong direction of US 19. He collided head-on into a vehicle transporting a Chiefland couple north on US 19 at 12:40 a.m. at NW 150th Lane, reported Sgt Tracy Hisler Pace of the Florida Highway Patrol. Steven E Wright, 38, of Fanning Springs was driving a 1998, ... Full Story »

Mikell elected to state association

Central Florida Electric Cooperative Trustee, Alan Mikell, was recently elected Treasurer of the Florida Electric Cooperatives Association, Inc., at their statewide meeting in Tallahassee. The Florida Electric Cooperatives Association (FECA) is a not-for-profit, statewide trade association representing 15 electric distribution cooperatives and two generation and transmission cooperatives, serving more than one million consumers in 57 of 67 Florida counties. Mikell, ... Full Story »

Trenton’s Lady Tigers stand at 4-3

The Trenton Lady Tigers currently stand at 4-3 overall with a 1-1 record in District 6 1A under Head Coach Bryant Frye. Last week the Lady Tigers lost to Bronson, 60-53 on Tuesday and Williston, 48-38 in Williston Thursday evening. The Tigers traveled to Cedar Key on Friday night to face the Lady Sharks, a District 6 1A opponent. The ... Full Story »

Trenton wins 3 straight

The Trenton Tigers have run their way back to a 3-3 record with three straight wins. The Tigers, after dropping their opening three games, were joined by athletes from the Region 3 runner-up football team to earn wins over Bronson, Cornerstone Academy, and Cedar Key. “We had a great effort Tuesday night in Bronson defeating the Eagles 62-45,” explained Jim ... Full Story »

Mr. Newton Frank Fletcher, Jr.

Mr. Newton Frank Fletcher, Jr. passed on December 1, 2014. He was 55 years old. He is survived by his wife Angela; two sons, Joel and Kyle; seven grandchildren; two brothers, Jody Howard and Valdeen (Connie) Fletcher; several nieces and nephews.  He was proceeded in death by his parents N.F. and Lynette Fletcher; and his Sister, Wanda Fletcher Kosht. Newton ... Full Story »