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Sheriff Schultz to seek re-election

Submitted Gilchrist County Sheriff Robert (Bobby) Schultz has announced his intention to seek re-election in 2016. A 24 year veteran of law enforcement, Sheriff Schultz was elected to his first term as Sheriff of Gilchrist County in November of 2012. He is a 1988 graduate of Bell High School and received both his law enforcement, and corrections certification, from Lake ... Full Story »

No. 1 ranked Lady Tigers defeat Williston

The No. 1 ranked Trenton Lady Tigers remained undefeated, 18-0 Monday night after defeating the Lady Red Devils 56-38 in Williston. Coach Bryant Frye explained, “the Lady Tigers were a little rusty coming off the Christmas break, we were able to play through this game and earn the win.” The Lady Tigers are now 8-0 in District 7 1A with ... Full Story »

Santa comes to town

Just before Christmas, Santa stopped by the Bell Elementary School Pre-K Class of Ms. Webster and Ms. Lindsey to visit with students, who got a chance to tell him what they wanted for Christmas. Pictured above: Amberlynn, Canaan, Zackary, Laney, Maelyn, Wesley, Hayden, Alexander, Rachel, Bellalee, Brooklyn, Waylon, Justice, Cason and Macie.   Full Story »

Bell Bulldogs win Christmas Tournament

By Shawn Hutto On Monday, Bell varsity boys basketball kicked off their two day Christmas tournament with Branford, Lafayette and Dixie participating. The first game was between Dixie and Branford with Dixie winning the match. The second game was Bell against Lafayette. Behind senior Josh Thomas’s 17 points and 7 rebounds, the Bulldogs cruised to the win 59-41. Rounding out ... Full Story »

Trenton wins SAMCO Classic

The Trenton Lady Tigers met Providence in game 2 of the SAMCO Christmas Classic last Monday afternoon at Tiger Gym. The Tigers aggressive play led them to a 33-23 lead at intermission. The Tigers controlled the 3rd quarter to take a 47-30 lead into the final period. Full Story »

Bulldogs defeat Tigers in District matchup

By Shawn Hutto On Friday night Bell traveled to Trenton for a district match up. This would be the first meeting between the two teams this year. As always in a rivalry game, there was a big turnout from both sides to support their respective teams. The Bulldogs have been playing very good this year and this night would be ... Full Story »

300 local families get Christmas food baskets

By Carrie A. Mizell Hope for the holidays. That’s what generous donations and volunteer support provided 300 local families with on Thursday, Dec. 17. The Food Pantry of Gilchrist County partnered with the Salvation Army to provide Christmas baskets to struggling families from Gilchrist, Levy and Dixie counties. Volunteers from throughout Gilchrist County arrived as early as 7 a.m. on ... Full Story »

Sandlin elected to Bell Town Council

Popular Scaffs IGA meat manager Chris Sandlin was elected to the Bell Town Council last week. Sandlin received 42 votes to Betsy Clark’s 22 votes and B J Light’s 11 votes. Full Story »

Trenton Tigers are 1A State Champions

The Trenton Tigers dominated the Port St Joe Tiger Sharks as they won the 2015 1A State Championship 56-21 Friday night in the Florida Citrus Bowl before a big crowd of Tiger fans. This was the Tigers’ second win over PSJ, a 48-13 non-district win on Sept. 11 2015. Full Story »