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FHSAA investigation stems from complaint filed by Newberry

The Gilchrist County School Board held a special meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 29 so Superintendent Robert Rankin could update the five school board members on the Florida High School Athletic Association’s (FHSAA) investigation into alleged reports of Trenton High School recruiting athletes. The meeting was held the night before FHSAA representatives traveled to Trenton High School to determine if any ... Full Story »

Thomas will speak at Fields of Faith event in Bell

The community is invited to Fields of Faith, which will be held Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2015 beginning at 7 p.m. on the Bell High School Football Field. The special speaker will be Trenton native Jarrett Thomas, who is pastor of Lydia Baptist Church in Cross City. The Point Band of First Baptist Church of High Springs will also be performing. ... Full Story »

Longtime Trenton city manager dies

Trenton lost a special friend on Sunday when Mrs. Kathryn Deen passed away suddenly, just 23 days after being diagnosed with ovarian cancer. A lifelong Trenton resident, Mrs. Deen worked for the City of Trenton for 26 years. She started out as a city clerk before moving up to city manager, which was a position she held for 20 years ... Full Story »

Tigers slam Indians 58-12

The Trenton Tigers took a District 7 1A win 58-12 over the Chiefland Indians Friday night before a big crowd in The Jungle. The Tigers dominated their opponents in every facet of this game as they are now 5-0 overall and 2-0 in District play. For the Tigers it was business as usual as the defense forced turnovers and the ... Full Story »

Bulldogs upset bid falls just short at Hamilton County

After being pounded by a former 4A school in their district opener, the Bulldogs were backed into a corner, needing a win to have control of their own destiny in the district. The path did not get any easier, however, with their second district game, as the Bulldogs were tasked with trying to upset last year’s Class 1A runner-up, Hamilton ... Full Story »

Ribbon cutting for Old Gym

The community is invited to celebrate the commencement of renovations to restore the historic Old Gym at Trenton Elementary School. The ribbon cutting ceremony will be held at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2015 at Trenton Elementary School. If you have any questions, please call Ronda Parrish, assistant superintendent at (352) 463-3200, or email parrishr@mygcsd.org Full Story »

At Home with David and Margie Mikell

Trenton was playing Chiefland in basketball the day David Mikell looked across the gym and spotted the girl he would later marry walk through the door. A 26-year-old David had gone to the basketball game to watch his younger brother Billy play for the Tigers, not to get engaged, but he told his friends right then and there that he ... Full Story »

Trenton roars past Dixie

The Trenton Tigers after a slow start in the first quarter came out roaring in the second to take control over the Dixie Bears and earn a 54-10 District 7 1A victory. Trenton Coach Andrew Thomas told the Tigers they dominated their District host in the Friday evening game before a standing room crowd at Bruce Boyette Stadium in Cross ... Full Story »

Madison County hammers Bell 61-0

Madison County played its first district game as a 1A school Friday night after moving down from 4A in the offseason. The Cowboys still looked like a 4A football team as they dominated the Bulldogs in their 1A debut. Madison County entered the game with a 1-3 record, but their three losses were to Wakulla, the sixth-ranked team in 5A, ... Full Story »