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Coach and Mrs. Vickers honored at Lady Tiger Alumni Softball Game

The Trenton Lady Tiger softball alumni dusted off their gloves and bats this past Saturday, March 7th.  Before the game Coach Scott Guthrie gathered current and former players in center field to introduce themselves, learn about this year’s team and hear about past accomplishments from alumni. Coach John Vickers and his wife Paulette were then recognized for their many accomplishments ... Full Story »

Trenton defeats Seven Rivers 6-1

Trenton Lady Tigers defeated Seven Rivers Christian 6-1 Thursday evening in Lecanto. The Lady Christians took a 1 run lead in the 1st inning. It was in the 4th inning when Trenton scored 2 runs to take the lead for good. The Lady Tigers got their bats cranked up in the top of the 7th inning as they closed this ... Full Story »

Suwannee River Fair kicks-off

The 63rd Annual Suwannee River Fair will begin on Thursday, March 5. Marti Smith, secretary/treasurer of the Suwannee River Fair Association, said changes are underway in order for the livestock fair to comply with insurance requirements. Full Story »

Proclamation honors Mrs. Alice White

  On Monday the Gilchrist County Commissioners passed a proclamation honoring Mrs. Alice White in celebration of her 100th birthday. The special recognition honors Mrs. White for her significant contributions to the residents of the City of Trenton and Gilchrist County. Full Story »

It’s time to plant watermelons

  Local farmer Jenner Ridgeway submitted this photograph of workers planting watermelons between Trenton and Bell on Monday. According to Ridgeway, the workers can plant 50 acres of watermelons a day while seated on planters attached to a tractor. Marvin Weaver, Gilchrist County extension agent, gave a conservative estimate that over 2,000 acres of watermelons will be planted in Gilchrist ... Full Story »

Fundraiser on Friday for Payton Stanley

There will be a fundraiser luncheon on Friday, March 6 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the employee parking lot at Capital City Bank in Trenton to assist Payton Stanley. Payton, age 8, was seriously injured in an ATV accident and had to have her right hand amputated as a result. Payton is the daughter of Jackie Folds Colson ... Full Story »

Bulldogs shut out Branford

The Bell Bulldogs shutout the Branford Buccaneers on Monday as they added to their 4-3 record. The host Bulldogs scored 5 runs in the bottom of the 1st inning and 1 run in each of the 5th and 6th innings to shutout the (5-3) Bucs 7-0. Bell hosted Cedar Key on Tuesday. The Bulldogs will host Bronson on Thursday with ... Full Story »

Sheriff’s Chili Cook-off is Friday

The Sheriff’s 6th Annual Chili Cook Off will be held on February 27, 2015 at the Gilchrist Woman’s Club. Can you prepare a delicious batch of chili? Do you have a secret recipe? Then you should compete to win the honor of Gilchrist County 2015’s Best Chili Cook. There will be a category for Best Chili and Most Unique. Cost ... Full Story »