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Trenton defeats Wildwood in Regional Semi-finals

The Trenton Lady Tigers basketball team advanced to the Regional Finals Tuesday night after winning a hard fought battle, eliminating Wildwood 53-42 Thursday night in the Tiger’s Den. The Lady Tigers held a 27-17 lead at halftime. Wildwood used their inside strengths in the 3rd quarter to outscore the Tigers 10-9 to close the lead to within 6 points. The ... Full Story »

Trenton wins both pre-season softball games

By Todd Bryant Trenton played its two pre season games last week against Lafayette County and Union County. Trenton hosted Lafayette on Thursday and the Tigers were just too much for the Hornets. Darian Ingram threw 5 hitless innings, striking out 10, and Keelie Zingaro hit a solo home run to left center to pace the Tigers to a 10-0 ... Full Story »

Gilchrist Chamber presents awards at annual banquet

The 2019 Gilchrist County Chamber of Commerce Banquet was so well attended that the event barn at the beautiful Seven Hills Farm was filled to capacity. Denise Hudson, the Chamber of Commerce President, and Michael McElroy were the emcees for the evening. After the welcome and the blessing of the food those attending enjoyed a wonderful meal of smoked brisket ... Full Story »

Trenton girls win District Title

The Trenton Lady Tiger girls basketball team clinched the girls District 7-1A title after beating Branford 76-41 in Trenton Friday night. This was a battle for both teams as the winner would achieve the District Title and host the first round of the FHSAA State 1A girls basketball playoffs. Trenton’s hustling senior point guard Taniah Bowers was selected the Tigers’ ... Full Story »

Taniah Bowers signs with the Santa Fe Saints

Trenton High School’s Taniah Bowers signed her letter of intent to play basketball for the Santa Fe College Saints on Tuesday, February 5th. Shown above left to right is Santa Fe Coach Chanda Stebbins, Taniah Bowers, Coach Bryant Frye, Kathy Bowers, and Shelton Bowers. Full Story »

Buck Mitchell Memorial Dove Shoot Raises Funds for Haven

The Buck Mitchell Family Foundation held its 9th annual Buck Mitchell Memorial Dove and Clay Shoot in November at James and Sam Swilley’s farm. The event raises funds for Haven Hospice and local charities. The Mitchell family recently came together at Haven’s Chiefland office to present a check in the amount of $6,000 in support of Haven’s unreimbursed programs and ... Full Story »

Trenton Sr. FFA team placed first in District Land Judging event

Gilchrist County FFA participated in the 2019 Land Judging event held on Friday, February 1. The judging event was hosted by the Levy County Soil & Water Conservation District. Over one hundred FFA students judged soil near Chiefland in the morning. After the land judging they were treated to lunch at the Tommy Usher Pineland Center at noon. After the ... Full Story »

2019 Walk-A-Thon raises $16,119 for Education

The Education Foundation of Gilchrist County Board Members were more than pleased with the outcome of the annual Walk-A-Thon held on Saturday. This year’s event moved from the traditional location at the county courthouse to the Depot in Trenton. There were ten teams entered in this year’s Walk-A-Thon and those teams collected $16,119 for the Education Foundation. The event opened ... Full Story »

Home Destroyed by Fire on CR 341 Sunday

The home of Fredy Feldmann was destroyed by fire on Sunday evening, February 3. The home was located on SW County Road 341. Gilchrist Fire Rescue Chief James Campbell reported that units from Gilchrist County Fire Rescue, Fanning Springs Fire Rescue, Trenton Dept. of Public Safety, and the City of Chiefland Fire Rescue responded to reports of a large residential ... Full Story »