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Judge declares mistrial

Michael Porter was on trial for the alleged murder of Joyce Burrow at the Gilchrist County Courthouse on Monday, March 12, when the Judge Phillip Pena declared a mistrial. After lunch on Monday the prosecution called an inmate that knew Michael Porter from jail to the stand. The inmate stated that he heard Porter say that he had killed her ... Full Story »

Trenton Department of Public Safety now has an assistant

The Trenton City Commission took action Monday evening to hire Cody Wetherington, as the new Public Safety assistant in the City of Trenton. Officer Wetherington will begin working with Director Matt Rexroat in the new position on Saturday, March 17. This is the date when the City of Trenton will welcome hundreds of visitors to this community to celebrate the ... Full Story »

Trenton man picked up in “Operation Be Mine”

Putnam County Law enforcement announced on Wednesday, March 7, that 14 men were accused of soliciting online for sex with someone they thought was a 14 year old or younger girl. Among those arrests was Brandon Austin Riggs, 26, who gave Trenton, Florida as his address. It was reported that Riggs is or was a Florida Department of Corrections juvenile ... Full Story »

Gilchrist youth do well at Fair Heifer Show

The Suwannee River Fair Heifer Show was held on Saturday, March 10 at the fair barn in Fanning Springs. Some 75 heifers were entered in the show. The judge for the event was Chandler Akins from Nashville, Georgia. Scott Mills oversaw the show, Mills heads up the fair’s Beef Division. Judge Akins worked his way through the 15 classes of ... Full Story »

March 15, 2018 Legals

NOTICE OF INTENTION TO REGISTER FICTITIOUS NAME Notice is hereby given that the undersigned, under the provision of Section 90-267, Florida Statutes 1990, will register with the Secretary of State, Division of Corporations, P. O. Box 1300, Tallahassee, Florida 32302-1300, upon publication of this notice the fictitious name, to wit: Ron and Josh Williams d/b/a Williams Shiitake Farm Description: Shiitake ... Full Story »

March 15, 2018 Obituaries

Mr. Charles James Bass Charles James Bass, 71, of Bronson, passed away March 2, 2018. Mr. Bass was born November 25, 1946 to the late O.C. and Mable Bass in Gainesville, but he lived in the Bronson area since 2000. He was a Veteran of the United States Army and a member of the American Legion Post # 236 in ... Full Story »

Bell Baseball gets first win of season in 1-1 week

By Matthew Harrell After a difficult start to the season, the Bulldogs split their games last week to get their first win of the season. On Thursday night, the Bulldogs defeated the Interlachen Rams in a low-scoring affair. Sophomore Jason DeMartino pitched 5.1 innings, allowing just one run, and drove in both of the Bulldogs’ runs on a two-run single ... Full Story »

Trenton Baseball takes two wins on the road

The Trenton Tiger baseball team took two wins on the road last week defeating No. 1 ranked 2A Wakulla Christian School and the Dixie County Bears. The Tigers’ trip to Crawfordville was a pleasant surprise as Trey Sanchez got the win as he went 5 innings, allowing 2 hits, 5 strikeouts and walked 4. Daniel Plank stepped onto the mound ... Full Story »