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Bulldogs shut out Branford

The Bell Bulldogs shutout the Branford Buccaneers on Monday as they added to their 4-3 record. The host Bulldogs scored 5 runs in the bottom of the 1st inning and 1 run in each of the 5th and 6th innings to shutout the (5-3) Bucs 7-0. Bell hosted Cedar Key on Tuesday. The Bulldogs will host Bronson on Thursday with ... Full Story »

Sheriff’s Chili Cook-off is Friday

The Sheriff’s 6th Annual Chili Cook Off will be held on February 27, 2015 at the Gilchrist Woman’s Club. Can you prepare a delicious batch of chili? Do you have a secret recipe? Then you should compete to win the honor of Gilchrist County 2015’s Best Chili Cook. There will be a category for Best Chili and Most Unique. Cost ... Full Story »

Bible transforms Fanning Springs bar

  What was once a rowdy bar in Fanning Springs has been transformed into a church where a local pastor tells people about the saving power of God. Sixty or so people gather on Sunday mornings to hear Pastor Patrick Bible preach about redemption and God’s love. Some of the church-goers would never step foot inside a traditional church, but ... Full Story »

Building issues hold up funding for local drug, alcohol ministry

The Gilchrist County Commissioners voted unanimously on Thursday, Feb. 19 to withhold funding from Grace Ministry until buildings on the Bell property are in compliance with the county’s building code. Kevin and Nina Craven of Grace Ministry came before the Board seeking a Special Use Permit for a religious facility and group treatment center within an Agriculture-2 (A-2) land use ... Full Story »

Bell students develop machine that removes sand from dairy slurry

Bill Martin’s agriculture classes are working with North Florida Holsteins and the engineering department at Trenton High School to develop a system that would remove sand from slurry. Utilizing a Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) grant from Duke Energy, Martin’s first and second period classes have bought the materials and built a machine that uses vibration to remove sand ... Full Story »

Lady Tiger Softball Alumni Game/Reunion

The Lady Tiger Softball Alumni Game/Reunion will be held on Saturday, March 7. Warm-up and Social Time, with special recognitions, will be from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. The game will get underway at 6:30 p.m. Player fee is a $20 donation  to the Lady Tiger Diamond Club. Shirts will be provided. There will be a concession stand open during ... Full Story »