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Man shot in Northeast Gilchrist County

On Tuesday, October 15, at approximately 3:45 p.m., Gilchrist County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to 6929 NE 32nd Place, High Springs, FL after reports of a person being shot. With the help of GCSO investigators, it was determined that a disturbance occurred that ended with Jared Philman, age 44, allegedly shooting his girlfriend’s son, Alan Manning, age 25, with a ... Full Story »

2019 Bell Middle/High School Homecoming Attendants

Left to right, sitting: Daylan Fouts and Connor Rodriguez - 6th Grade; Amani Salem, Trevor Brogdon, McKinnley Downing, Tyler Hodge, Cameron Cannon, and Landon Fullwood - 8th Grade; Abigail McGowan and Cole Rarey - 7th Grade. Standing: Megan White and Alex Colaluca - 9th Grade; Bertha Sutterfield and Waylen McCumber - 10th Grade; Melonie Piechocki and Rhett Rankin - 11th ... Full Story »

OCC Packing Party held at Union Baptist Church

The Union Baptist Church Operation Christmas Child packing party was held on Saturday, October 19, Christy Jones, Nature Coast Area OCC Team and coordinator of the event said, “Special thanks to our Union Baptist Church family, sister church families, and the Trenton High School football team for their assistance in assembling the shoebox gifts.” There was a good turnout of ... Full Story »

Trenton High Athletes receive Three FHSAA Awards

Trenton High School 2018-2019 athletes were awarded the Carey E. McDonald Award Class 1-A Athletic Program of the Year Award from the Florida Athletic Coaches Association and the Floyd E. Lay Sunshine Cup All-Sports Award for both over-all and girls from the FHSAA at the Friday, October 18, football game. Sigard Barrett is holding the Carey E. McDonald Award, Taniah ... Full Story »

Carsen McKenzie wins Soil and Water Speech Contest

Gilchrist Soil and Water Conservation District held their annual speech contest on Friday, October 11 at 9 a.m. at the Gilchrist County School Board Office. There were eight students vying for the title of best public speaker at this year’s contest. The participants were Tomias Richards, Gracy Maurer, Seanna Langford, Kelsie Turner, AJ Class, Emily Mullinax, Cheyenne Wallen and Carsen ... Full Story »

Jimmie Sheffield named Cattleman of the Year

By Cindy Jo Ayers Jimmie Sheffield named Gilchrist County Cattleman of the Year The Gilchrist County Cattlemen’s Association held their annual membership dinner on Tuesday, October 8, at Otter Springs. Everyone enjoyed a dinner of locally raised Quincey Cattle Company beef burgers with all the trimmings. Chris Hardee of Hardee Farms and Toby Weeks sponsored the event. The highlight of ... Full Story »