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Accident at Traffic Light in Trenton results in Arrest and Charges

At 1:20 in the afternoon on Friday,  February 17, there was an accident at the traffic light in Trenton. According to the Florida Highway Patrol report, Elisabeth Ohrn, 56 of Gainesville was stopped on State Road 26 at the traffic light waiting to turn on to US 129. While waiting at the light Ohrn’s 2007 Honda CRV was hit by ... Full Story »

Bulldogs fall in district final, travel to Wildwood Thursday

By Matthew Harrell Bell’s overtime magic, at least temporarily, ran out Saturday night. During last year’s Final Four run, the Bulldogs won three consecutive overtime games, starting with a win over Dixie County in the district final. The Bulldogs had also won an overtime game this preseason when they defeated Madison County 60-56 in Jasper. But after manhandling Trenton Friday ... Full Story »

Trenton softball takes two wins in Mayo

By John Ayers The THS Lady Tigers Softball team were on the road during the weekend as they earned two wins over Columbia High School and Suwannee High School. Head Coach Todd Bryant reported the Lady Tigers had a tough game on Friday night against the Columbia Lady Tigers and won 3-1. On Saturday the Lady Tigers defeated Suwannee High ... Full Story »

Bell FFA Scores well at County Land Judging

Students from 24 FFA land judging teams were in the county last Friday to participate in the 2017 Land Judging Contest. Students from Gilchrist, Levy, Dixie, and Citrus counties competed.  Bradford County also attended to  practice for their up coming contest. The Land Judging event was held at the Gilchrist County Agricultural Complex between Trenton and Bell. Only Bell FFA ... Full Story »

2017 Chamber Banquet Award Winners

The Annual Gilchrist County Chamber of Commerce Banquet was held on Tuesday, February 7, at Seven Hills Farm Northeast of Trenton. The highlight of the evening was the naming of the 17th J. Min Ayers Lifetime Achievement Award which was presented by former Trenton High School Coach John Vickers. Vickers told of the many accomplishments of former Trenton and Bell ... Full Story »

Tornado or micro burst?

On February 7 this large Oak tree was uprooted by wind and fell over damaging a storage shed. Several residents in the Northeastern portion of the county reported hail and extreme winds last Tuesday night, damaging horse barns, relocating small metal storage sheds, and flattening a section of a wooden fence. Gilchrist County Emergency Management asks that if you have ... Full Story »

Tigers defeat Meadowbrook to end regular season

By John Ayers The Trenton Tigers ended their regular season Friday night with a 67-63 win over Meadowbrook Academy. This win gives the Tigers an 11-14 regular season record under Coach Brian Shea. The Tigers participated in the District 7-1A Boys basketball tournament Monday night defeating Branford 64-39. The Tigers will advance to the semi-final game on Friday night where ... Full Story »

Bell hosts District 7-1A tournament this week

By Matthew Harrell Bell High School is hosting the District 7-1A boys basketball tournament this week. The quarterfinals are Monday and Tuesday. Fourth-seeded Trenton defeated fifth-seeded Branford 64-39 in the first quarterfinal Monday night. The Tigers advance to the semifinals where they will face the Bell Bulldogs. The second quarterfinal will be between third-seeded Bronson and sixth-seeded Chiefland. Tip-off is ... Full Story »

Bell finishes regular season at 21-4

By Matthew Harrell The Bell Bulldogs completed their regular season schedule last week by going 2-1. Bell opened the week by travelling to Newberry to take on the Panthers. Bell held an 18-10 lead at the end of the first quarter, but Newberry was able to tie the game at 32-32 at the end of the first half. Bell opened ... Full Story »

Walk-A-Thon raises $17,000 for Students and Schools in Gilchrist County

The much awaited annual Gilchrist County Education Foundation   Walk-A-Thon was once again a wonderful success. All totalled  $17,000 was collected to benefit the classroom teachers, students and seniors throughout the county. A fun competition within the school system raises the majority of the funds each year. Students, parents, teachers and staff at all county schools work tirelessly to bring ... Full Story »