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Trenton High School Alumni Reunion held on Saturday

(Photo by Lisa Rowland Photography) Alumni Reunion  Submitted Trenton High School alumni gathered on Saturday, September 24, 2016 at Trenton Elementary to renew old friendships, talk of good times and enjoy good food. Graduates attended from Georgia, Idaho, North Carolina and Texas and all parts of Florida. Master of Ceremonies John Vickers (Class of 1968) did a good job of ... Full Story »

Farm Bureau Dinner and Meeting draws large crowd

Local Farm Bureau President Roy Wilson, along with local agents Larry Merritt and Ben Colson were busy welcoming farmers, ranchers and local members to the Annual Meeting last week.  The Gilchrist County Farm Bureau Annual Meeting was held last Thursday evening, September 22. Mr. Roy Wilson who has served as the local Farm Bureau President since the 1970s told the ... Full Story »

Trenton stops Dixie County for District 7 win

By John Ayers The Dixie County Bears were quick to score and take an early lead, but it was the disciplined Tigers who never quit that notched the 20-13 District 7 1A win over the Dixie Bears on Friday night in The Jungle. Head Coach Bill Wiles called the Tigers together at mid field following the victory to let them ... Full Story »

Madison County overpowers Bell

(photo by Donny Joiner Photography)   By Matthew Harrell The Bulldogs faced what is likely to be their toughest opponent this season when they travelled to Madison to take on the number one-ranked Madison County Cowboys. Bell was able to limit Madison County to 268 yards of offense, but the Cowboys’ defense completely shut down the Bulldogs’ offense and gave ... Full Story »

Bell Criminal Justice program “Thanks” Gilchrist County First Responders

Submitted On September 12, 2016, Chief Mayra Hope who is the Chief of Operations and Chief Kevin Benson who is the Chief of Training for Gilchrist County EMS/Fire Services, along with Deputy Aderholt who was representing Gilchrist County Sheriff Schultz visited Bell High School. They were met there by the Bell High School Criminal Justice Officers and their instructor, Mark ... Full Story »

Bulldogs shut out Eagle’s View

By Matthew Harrell Despite not completing a pass and totaling just 177 yards of offense, Bell left Jacksonville with a win over the Eagle’s View Warriors. The Bulldogs’ defense forced five turnovers – four fumbles and one interception – and kept the Warriors out of the end zone for the entire game to come away with a 16-0 win. Full Story »

Lil’ Farmers 4-H Club holds first meeting

by Railee McKenzie, reporter On Tuesday, September 6th, the Lil’ Farmers 4-H Club had their first meeting. Officers were elected as well as discussing future fundraisers and activities.  Full Story »

Baker County man drowns at Santa Fe River Park boat ramp

The Gilchrist County Sheriff’s Office received a call on Sunday afternoon at 3:30 reporting a missing person in the Santa Fe River. When deputies arrived they learned that a 39 year old man had gone swimming at the ramp that afternoon and had disappeared. A eyewitness said they saw the family member come up a couple times, then he did ... Full Story »