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Gilchrist sending help to Hurricane Michael Victims

By Cindy Jo Ayers Gilchrist County is responding in a big way after hurricane Michael came through the panhandle of Florida and Georgia last week. With some 400,000 people without power after the hurricane hit last week, area power companies sent crews of local linemen into the heart of the devastation last week. Duke Energy, Central Florida Electric, Pike and ... Full Story »

It’s Shoebox Time! Annual Packin’ Party a big success

By Cindy Jo Ayers Good people came from far and wide to help with the third annual Operation Christmas Child Kickoff event and Community Wide Packin’ Party that was held on Saturday, October 13. One of the highlights of the annual Packin’ Party is a guest speaker who talks about their experience receiving a shoebox. This year’s guest speaker was ... Full Story »

Craig Ruede to seek Seat 4 in Trenton City Commission Race

My name is Craig Ruede and I am announcing my candidacy for Seat 4 on the Trenton City Commission. I am married with two beautiful children. I have been a Public Servant for more than 20 years. I currently serve as a Lieutenant with the City of Trenton Volunteer Fire Department. I previously held Seat 4 as a City Commissioner ... Full Story »

David Robertson holds a meet and greet in Gilchrist County

David Robertson, who is a candidate for the 8th Judicial Circuit Court Judge, held a meet and greet on Friday, October 12 at Cherry’s Seafood Restaurant in Trenton. Robertson’s wife Bonnie was on hand to greet the citizens of Gilchrist County. David Robertson had planned to be at the event, but he was activated to duty in the Florida Army ... Full Story »

Lady Tigers win Cedar Key Meet, Remain Undefeated

Submitted The Trenton Lady Tiger cross-country team wins the Cedar Key Cross-Country Invitational and remain undefeated. The Trenton boys and girls cross-country teams travelled to Cedar Key on October 4, to compete at the Cedar Key Cross Country Invitational. The Lady Tigers ran against Bell, Bradford, Bronson, Cedar Key, Chiefland, First Christian, Meadowbrook Academy, St. John Lutheran, Seven Rivers, and ... Full Story »

Bell upsets Trenton, snaps nine-game losing streak to Tigers

By Matthew Harrell Bell had not beaten Trenton since Sept. 5, 2008, when the Bulldogs won 23-16 in Bell. The following year, Trenton returned the favor, scoring as time expired to beat Bell, 19-18. Trenton won the following eight games in the series to build up a nine-game winning streak, and most of the games had not been close. But ... Full Story »

Bulldogs complete perfect district slate with 2-0 week

By Matthew Harrell Bell volleyball picked up two more district wins to wrap a district schedule in which they won every set against district opponents. Bell opened the week by sweeping Hamilton County on Tuesday, 25-11, 25-11, 25-18. Jill Morgan led the team offensively with 13 kills with Jillian Cassube right behind with 12. The Bulldogs tallied 13 aces as ... Full Story »

Bulldogs shut out for fifth time this season

By Matthew Harrell For the fifth time this season, the Bulldogs’ offense sputtered and failed to find the end zone and the Bulldogs were running-clocked, this time resulting in a 41-0 loss to Mayo. Bell’s defense kept the game close early. The Bulldogs lost a fumble on their opening possession, but the defense stood up and forced a turnover on ... Full Story »

Newberry scores to win battle

The winless Newberry Panthers got their first victory of the season as they scored in the final period to defeat Trenton 7-0 Friday night in Panther Stadium The Tigers battled as their defense played strong to keep this game close throughout. The Tigers’ senior, Nathan Lovelace was awarded the Defensive Player of the Game. Sophomore, Jordan Fulmer was awarded the ... Full Story »