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Trenton’s fumbles aid Bears in half time win

The Trenton Tigers were on the road Friday night to once again meet the Bears in Bruce Boyette Stadium to renew their annual heated rivalry. In past years this game has determined who would represent District 6 1A in FHSAA post season play. In 2017 and 2018 the Tigers are penalized and reclassified into 4A size schools after admitting to ... Full Story »

Tigers defeat Indians in Chiefland

The Trenton Tigers opened their 2017 football season Friday night on Doyle McCall Football Field as they defeated the Indians 37-21. The Tigers scored first and often in the first half as they took a 7-0 lead into the second quarter. Trenton added 21 points in the second quarter. The Indians scored in the closing minutes of the first half ... Full Story »

Riverside Wranglers Open With Win Over Countryside Christian

Submitted Riverside Wranglers traveled to Countyside Minutemen territory and came out victorious. Emre Bennett led the Wrangler defense with 13 solo tackles, 9 assists, and 1 interception. On the offensive side, Cohen Begue completed 7 of 18 passes for 104 yards and had 4 touchdowns receptions. He also had 12 rushing attempts for 228 yards and 4 touchdowns.  The visiting ... Full Story »

Volleyball: Bulldogs whip Union County after two season-opening losses

The Bell Bulldog volleyball team opened the 2017 regular season last week by hosting the Branford Buccaneers on Monday, then travelling to Newberry on Tuesday and Union County on Thursday. In the season opener against Branford on Monday, Aug. 21, the Bulldogs jumped out to a two-sets-to-none lead, taking the first set 25-9 and the second set 25-20. Bell would ... Full Story »

Bulldogs open regular season with win over Maclay

By Matthew Harrell The Bulldogs jumped out to a 21-0 lead before the Maclay Marauders’ offense was able to step on the field, going wire-to-wire in a 34-24 win in the season opener. Bell racked up 371 yards of offense – with 313 of those yards coming on the ground – as the Bulldogs cruised to a 1-0 start. Bell ... Full Story »

Rexroat is Chief of Public Safety

Matthew Rexroat shown on right was sworn in as Trenton’s new Chief of Public Safety during the Trenton City Commission meeting held on August 28. Shown with Rexroat are his family Gary and Gwen Rexroat and Carolyn Wilson.  Full Story »

Deen and Ayers inducted in City of Trenton Hall of Fame

The Trenton City Commissioners voted to induct the late Kathryn Deen  and John and Cindy Jo Ayers into the City of Trenton Hall of Fame. Each year the Trenton City Commissioners add one or more citizens to their Hall of Fame. Citizens or commissioners make nominations and this year the city commission’s selections were Kathryn Deen who was the City ... Full Story »

One suspect Charged in Home invasion near Rolling Oaks

The Gilchrist County Sheriff’s Office provided the following update. At 12:04 a.m., on August 22, 2017, an 89-year old homeowner responded to a knock at the door of his residence in the South East section of Gilchrist County near the Rolling Oaks Subdivision. A suspect forced his way into the home, threatening the homeowner and demanding money. During the course ... Full Story »

Peanut harvest underway in Gilchrist

Last week the peanut harvest began in Gilchrist County. Some 12,000 acres of peanuts have been planted in the county according to the Farm Service Agency in Trenton. Levy County has approximately 19,500 acres of peanuts and Dixie County has 4,500 acres planted. Bill Rees of North Florida Peanut, Inc. said on Monday that the harvest season has just started ... Full Story »

Sheriff Schultz sends a message to Citizens of Gilchrist County

Sheriff Bobby Schultz submitted the following information to the Gilchrist County Journal this week. He requested that the following information be published in a effort to keep the citizens informed. Dear Fellow Citizens, As your Sheriff, your neighbor, and your friend I wanted to write this letter to address several issues we, at the Gilchrist County Sheriff’s Office, have been ... Full Story »