Home >> Author Archives: Chris Rogers (page 42)

Author Archives: Chris Rogers

Hail damages melon plants and blankets Trenton in white

Hail rained down on a path from Albany, Georgia through Doerun, Georgia, into northern Florida at Monticello and southward through Layfayette County until it reached Gilchrist County. It passed through Trenton just before 4 a.m Wednesday. The hail in Trenton was less than dime size and blanketed Main Street in white. It appeared that the City of Trenton received snow ... Full Story »

Historic gym floor named for Coach John Rowe

A large crowd gathered at Trenton’s Historic Gym to see longtime area Coach John Rowe as he was honored with the naming of the old gym floor in his honor. Trenton native Holton Browning gave the opening remarks about Coach Rowe saying, “You made a huge difference in a lot of young men’s lives. You made better men out of ... Full Story »

4-H and FFA Raffle Truck won by Fermon Jones

Fermon Jones of Lake Butler was very happy to drive to Big Bend Chevrolet Buick in Chiefland on Tuesday, April 2, to pick up his brand new 4x4 Silverado truck. Jones lives in Lake Butler but does a lot of work in the Trenton area. He owns Fermon Jones Enterprises which is a mobile home moving company. Jones said he ... Full Story »

Trenton Baseball shuts out Santa Fe Tuesday

The Trenton Tigers shutout the Santa Fe Raiders 4-0 on Tuesday, March 26 at Bryant Field. With the win the Tigers improve to 9-3 overall as they prepare to play two District opponents this week. Trenton scored 2 runs in the 3rd inning and 2 in the 5th on a 2 RBI homerun by Wyatt Duthu. The Tiger’s Trent Becker ... Full Story »

Trenton softball wins 2, remains undefeated

By Todd Bryant Last week the Lady Tigers traveled to Mayo to play the Hornets on Tuesday, March 26. The Tigers were up to bat first and scored 10 runs. For the night the Tigers pounded out 15 hits – Hallie Bryant, Emily Barras, Jenny Lynn Johnson, Keelie Zingaro, Adrian Ingram, and Taniah Bowers all had 2 hits each. Zingaro ... Full Story »

April 4, 2019 Obituaries

William Terry “Billy” Davis, Jr. William Terry “Billy” Davis, Jr. of Trenton, passed away at his residence on Friday, March 29th, he was 57 years old. Billy was born to parents William Terry and Mette Elsa Davis, Sr. on September 19, 1961 in Gainesville and had been a resident of Trenton since moving from Gainesville in 1981. He worked for ... Full Story »

April 4, 2019 Legals

MEETING NOTICE-GILCHRIST COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD WORKSHOP The School Board of Gilchrist County Florida will hold a workshop to discuss Discipline on April 9, 2019 at 3:00 p.m. at the Gilchrist County School Board Meeting Room located at 310 NW 11th Ave. Trenton, FL 32693. All interested persons are advised that any person desiring to appeal any decision made by the ... Full Story »

Help and Hope for a little Cowboy

On Sunday, March 17, Willis Alton Jones, age 5, suffered a severe head trauma when he was kicked in the head by a horse at his home in Monticello, Arkansas. Willis was transported to a local hospital, then shortly after was life-flighted to the Arkansas Children’s Hospital in Little Rock, Arkansas. Willis is the son of Rusty and Lisa Jones ... Full Story »

Historical Gym floor to be Named the “John R. Rowe, Sr. Court” on March 29

Trenton Historical Gym’s floor will be officially named the “John R. Rowe, Sr. Court” on Friday, March 29 at 6 p.m. Coach Rowe was a very successful Varsity Basketball Coach at Trenton High School from 1962-66 and again from 1972-74. Trenton Historical Gym is located at Trenton Elementary School. The reception will include comments from former players, a PowerPoint of ... Full Story »

Gilchrist Participants win awards at Suwannee River Fair

The 2019 Suwannee River Fair has ended with awards returning home to Gilchrist with participants. The fair awards night was held on Tuesday, March 19. Fair President Loran Brookins thanked the many volunteers who help out yearly and the fair sponsors who support the fair each year. Brookins said, “Without the sponsors and volunteers it wouldn’t happen.” He also thanked ... Full Story »