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Miss Alice White has 105th birthday

Alice White or Miss Alice as she is fondly known  around Trenton, celebrated her 105th birthday  last Friday, January 17. Miss Alice spent part of December and January at Ayers Rehab after she fell and broke her hip on December 19. She was delighted to come home just before her 105th birthday. A family member said she was still doing ... Full Story »

Osteen Farms a family tradition

By Cindy Jo Ayers It is no wonder that a young man who grew up in Trenton, a community steeped in agriculture, has come home to his roots. Scott Osteen graduated from Trenton High back in 1993 and after a stint in the Air Force he returned back to this area. Osteen moved back to the farm where his grandfather, ... Full Story »

Trenton breezes past Chiefland in girls basketball

The Trenton Lady Tigers welcomed the Chiefland Indians Friday night, January 17, to THS as the host breezed past their rival opponent in delivering them a 64-17 defeat. Trenton’s Kinsey Akins was selected the Player of the Game for the (16-3) Lady Tigers as she hit 15 points, grabbed 8 rebounds and picked off 5 steals for the Tigers. She ... Full Story »

Trenton takes Conference win from Union County

The Trenton Lady Tigers were on the road Thursday night, January 16, in Lake Butler to take on the Union County Fightin’ Tiger girls. The Trenton girls were led by Janiyah King, the Tigers’ Player of the Game as she shot 13 points and grabbed 10 rebounds. Trenton’s Kinsey Akins shot 75% from the fowl line to make 3 of ... Full Story »

Trenton girls drop Ft White

The Trenton girls basketball team improved their overall record to 14-3 as they handed the Ft White Indians a 68-28 District loss Tuesday night, January 14, in Ft. White. The Lady Tigers’ Tatiyana Jackson was selected the Player of the Game for Trenton. The sophomore guard shot 13 points and grabbed 6 steals to lead the Lady Tigers. Trenton’s Bri ... Full Story »

Terry Trail seeks Tax Collector position

I, Terry E. Trail, would like to announce my candidacy for Tax Collector of Gilchrist County. I have been privileged to serve our community for the last 21 years in the Gilchrist County Tax Collector’s Office. Originally hired by the Honorable Winfred “Wimpy” Welch on January 2, 1999. In 2011, I became the Assistant Tax Collector under the direction of ... Full Story »

Superintendent Rob Rankin will not seek re-election

To the Citizens of Gilchrist County, It has been an honor to serve and lead our school district since 2012. However, I have decided to not seek re-election and will retire this November. We have a school district that has been able to keep its rich academic tradition and remain one of the top in the state, year in and ... Full Story »

Open House to be held for Suncoast Connector and Northern Turnpike Corridor in Levy

The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) will host an Open House for the Suncoast Connecter and an Open House for the Northern Turnpike Corridor at the same time on Tuesday, January 28. Levy County as well as Gilchrist County and Dixie County will be  affected by these proposed large roads. The M-cores release stated, Open House for the Suncoast Connector ... Full Story »

Ronald “Darrell” Smith seeks County Commission Seat 3

To the citizens of Gilchrist County, I am thankful to have lived most of my life (57 years) in Gilchrist County. I believe our county is a great place to live, raise a family, work, relax, and retire because we are still strong in conservative values. Also, it’s a great place to live because of our rural landscape, springs and ... Full Story »