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Jaycee Thomas, Colton Rucker Crowned 2016 Homcoming Queen and King at THS

Submitted The students at Trenton Middle High School celebrated their annual Homecoming last week with activities. The highlight of the weeklong events was the crowning of 2016 Homecoming Queen Jaycee Thomas and the King Colton Rucker. The Mighty Tiger Marching Band played during the homecoming half time show which included the court and class attendents. Students built floats for the ... Full Story »

Deen Announces Candidacy for City Commission

Submitted To the citizens of Trenton: I would like to introduce myself to those of you who do not already know me. My name is Wesley Lee Deen, and I am a candidate for City Commissioner Group 4. I am a life-long resident of Trenton, and love my community. I have always been involved in my community, and as a ... Full Story »

Bell Concrete Products One of the older Gilchrist Businesses

Bell Concrete Products is one of Gilchrist County’s oldest continuous businesses. Jack Smith and Mike Hayes teamed up to buy Bell Concrete in 1972 after it had been closed for several years. They purchased the concrete plant from Jimmy Fields and Joseph Brialmont who had started the business ten years or so before they purchased it  for $10,000. Jack’s father, ... Full Story »

Head-on crash Friday morning

A two-vehicle head-on traffic crash Friday morning before 8 a.m. at the caution light of SR 26 and SE 70th Avenue, near the Waccasassa area. The crash involved a Chrysler convertible colliding with a Chevrolet pickup in the intersection. The driver of the Chrysler was treated for minor injuries before she was transported to a Gainesville hospital by Gilchrist County ... Full Story »

Brooks Parrish and Amanda Williams awarded American FFA Degree at National Convention

Submitted During the week of October 17th, 2016 nine Trenton FFA members joined nearly 60,000 FFA members from throughout the nation and guests in Indianapolis, Indiana for the National FFA Convention. Throughout the week members were able to interact with industry and college representatives at the Career Expo, listen to motivational speakers, and take part in industry tours. Trenton Middle ... Full Story »

Union County eliminates Bell

By Matthew Harrell The Bell Lady Bulldogs played in their sixth consecutive regional semifinal Wednesday night when they travelled to Lake Butler to take on the District 6-1A champion Union County Tigers. A win would have set up a rematch with Lafayette and put the Bulldogs one win away from going to the Final Four for the second time in ... Full Story »

Jefferson County routs Bell

By Matthew Harrell The Bell Bulldogs headed to Monticello Friday night needing to win out in order to finish the season at .500 for the first time since 2013. The Bulldogs looked like they were well on their way to picking up that first win when they scored on their opening drive and recovering the following kickoff. But the wheels ... Full Story »

2016 Trenton High Homecoming King and Queen Contestants

Back row, Kyle Barbera, Colton Rucker, Zeke Norfleet, Michael Smith, and Billy McKeefrey. Front row, Kyndall Williams, Victoria Allen, Jaycee Thomas, Gabby Liddell and Jessica Hickman. Trenton will play Northside Christian on November 4th for Homecoming, the parade will be at 2 p.m. Full Story »

Tigers clinch District 7 Title with victory over Williston

That makes Six Straight District Titles! The Trenton Tigers clinched the District 7 1A football title Friday night in a 45-24 victory over the Williston Red Devils, in The Jungle. The Tigers played their game in the second half after coming back from a 12-7 halftime deficit. The Red Devils won the toss and took the ball first on offense. ... Full Story »