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Bell Volleyball Runners-Up in Class 1-A State Championship

By Matthew Harrell Goliath won this one. The Bulldogs put their pebble in their sling and slung it with all of their might, but, instead of sinking into the giant’s skull, it was blocked by Sneads’ 6-foot-1 middle blocker, Michaela Edenfield, who had had 12 kills and a block for the Pirates and got hands on what felt like every ... Full Story »

Sunday afternoon house fire in Bell

It was reported that several people living in a home in Bell awoke from their nap to hear the fire alarm going off. The home is located at 7670 NW Strickland Ave within the Town of Bell. The fire started on the back porch of the concrete block home and traveled up into the roof line at 3:00 in the ... Full Story »

County residents sad to hear of the loss of Cecil Corbin

By Cindy Jo Ayers Mr. Cecil Corbin of Trenton passed away on Wednesday, November 14, 2018, at the age of 92. Many long time county residents respected Mr. Corbin for his many years of service to the citizens of Gilchrist County as a County Commissioner for 36 years. He also worked for many years with the Suwannee Lumber Company which ... Full Story »

Felice Swalla volunteer of the year at Senior Center

Over 85 senior citizens enjoyed a wonderful Thanksgiving Dinner on Friday November 16, at the Senior Center in Trenton. Norm Conti headed up the event and welcomed the seniors as they arrived. The group enjoyed live music provided by Don Thomas, Dan Talley and Dwight Smith. Each year at this event one of the highlights is the naming of the ... Full Story »

Shop Local this Saturday

By Cindy Jo Ayers Don’t forget to shop in the county on Saturday, November 24. Skip the rush of Black Friday and shop local which supports local jobs and your money spent locally will filter back into the community to support our schools and numerous other civic groups and events. Many citizens plan on “shopping small” this season and purchasing ... Full Story »

Marvine Deer has 100 year old WWI reverse painting

By Cindy Jo Ayers Mrs. Marvine Hoylman Deer of Bell has a 100 year old painting that her grandfather had brought home from France at the end of World War I. Deer said that the painting had been passed down to her from her mother, Martha Louise Selbe Hoylman. Martha’s father, Ervin Selbe of West Virginia, fought in the United ... Full Story »

Riverside shuts-out Newberry Christian

The Riverside Wranglers shutout the visiting Newberry Christian Panthers Friday night 51-0. It was Senior Night at Riverside Christian as the hometown team honored Cohen Begue, the only senior on the Wranglers 9-1 football team. Cohen led the Wranglers with 4 touchdowns, 11 tackles, and 2 assists. The win advances the Wranglers into the post season as they host #3 ... Full Story »

Trenton tips-off regular season with win over Oak Hall

By John Ayers The Trenton Lady Tigers opened their 2018-19 regular season with a 63-24 non-district victory over the Oak Hall Lady Eagles Monday night, November 19, in The Tigers’ Den. Trenton’s stifling defense set up the Lady Tigers break away running game that kept the Eagles trying to get the ball down the court in the first period. Trenton’s ... Full Story »

November 22, 2018 Legals

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR GILCHRIST COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE #18-000048-CP IN RE: ESTATE OF JOHN ROBERT FEENEY, JR. Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of John Robert Feeney, Jr., deceased, whose date of death was June 2, 2018, is pending in the Circuit Court for Gilchrist County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is ... Full Story »