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Bell Middle School and JV Softball

Left to right, top row: Cannan Johnson, Destiny Taylor, Sierra Chatman, Riley Johnson, and Madalynn Smith. Middle row: Dylan Fouts, Elizabeth Bagby, Krista Scott, Gracelynn Joiner-Solis, Jodi Waddle, and Anna Hutto. Bottom row: Addison Sneed, Sydney Langston, Gracie Langston, Hailee Akins, and Kyla Wright. Full Story »

Suwannee River Fair sales total $1,112,000 – a record smashing number!

The 2021 Suwannee River Fair sale broke all records by surpassing the 1 million dollar mark with 364 animals sold on sale day, March 17. In comparison, the 2020 Fair sale totaled $884,500 with a total of 376 selling animals. Those 4-H and FFA members who sold market animals at the Suwannee River Fair in 2021, are very thankful for ... Full Story »

Sisters and their buggy making events special

By Cindy Jo Ayers The old homestead surrounded by a grove of Spanish moss draped oaks has become the backdrop for many weddings in recent years. An antique surrey pulled by a draft horse only makes the setting at Cannon Farm Plantation even more special. The horse drawn surrey brings back nostalgic memories of days gone by, when farm wagons ... Full Story »

Wellborn youth killed in SUV accident

A 16-youth old youth was driving a Sport Utility Vehicle north on 37th Road in Suwannee County at 12:00 a.m. Sunday, March 28, when he drove through the intersection of US-27, reported Corporal Beagle of the Florida Highway Patrol. The driver failed to stop at the Stop sign and crossed over both travel lanes on US-27. When the SUV landed, ... Full Story »

FFA Alumni Plant Sale

From left to right, Hunter Laneau, Easton Douglas, Bertha Sutterfield, Nelsy Diaz-Gomez, Carter Burnett and Joshua Baker. Some of the Bell students who helped out with the Bell FFA Alumni Plant Sale last week. Over $5,000 was raised, and the Alumni would like to thank those who came out to the sale. Funds raised will be used to send FFA ... Full Story »

2021 Trenton Middle School Baseball Team

Left to right, back row: Coach-Tommy Bon, Brian Bethea, Cody Pennell, Noah Owens, Zaiden Bon, Coach-Brent Owens, Javin Hampton, Dawson Perry, Clark Hausner, Lukys Benson, and Coach-Chris Weatherilt. Front row: Chase Bryan, Noah Moody, Braxton Solowski, Mason VunCannon, Gus Ayers, Pierson Weatherilt, Rylan Woodall, and Jackson Gentry. Not pictured: Owen Henry and Wyatt Vanlandingham. Full Story »

Trenton Quilt and Artisan Festival happens in spite of damp weather

Well over 50 vendors turned out for the Trenton Quilt and Artisan Festival on Saturday and Sunday, March 20, 21. Those attending enjoyed meandering through the antiques booths. Judson Hodges Antiques and Collectables, had a very nice collection displayed and Jolly’s Antiques and Shabby Chics from over in Chiefland came with their pretty wares to sell on Saturday, as well ... Full Story »

Suwannee River Fair Sale Day goes Well

The Suwannee River Fair Barn was a very busy place last Wednesday, March 17, as hundreds of animals were sold. 4-H and FFA students from Gilchrist, Levy and Dixie Counties came through the arena hoping for the best price possible for their animals. A total of 364 animals were sold at the 69th Annual Suwannee River Fair, 227 swines, 56 ... Full Story »

Rotary Fishing Tournament to be held May 1st

The 13th Annual Gilchrist Rotary Club Fishing Tournament will be held on Saturday, May 1, 2021, at Suwannee Marina in Suwannee, FL. The tournament will feature a $1,500 minimum guaranteed first prize and a $1 raffle drawing for great prizes. This will be a Bass/Redfish Shootout and funds raised will support Gilchrist League Youth Sports. Minimum Guaranteed Inshore Payout is ... Full Story »

Mayree Johnson exhibits Reserve Champion Swine

Ten year old Mayree Johnson of Trenton was very proud when her pig “Mayo” took the Reserve Champion trophy on Monday evening. Mayree is the daughter of Joshua and Ashlee Johnson. Mayree is a member of Eastside Explorers 4-H Club. This was her first year showing an animal at the fair. Bronson FFA Chapter hog won the Grand Champion trophy. ... Full Story »