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2019 Bell Middle/High School Homecoming Attendants

Left to right, sitting: Daylan Fouts and Connor Rodriguez - 6th Grade; Amani Salem, Trevor Brogdon, McKinnley Downing, Tyler Hodge, Cameron Cannon, and Landon Fullwood - 8th Grade; Abigail McGowan and Cole Rarey - 7th Grade. Standing: Megan White and Alex Colaluca - 9th Grade; Bertha Sutterfield and Waylen McCumber - 10th Grade; Melonie Piechocki and Rhett Rankin - 11th ... Full Story »

OCC Packing Party held at Union Baptist Church

The Union Baptist Church Operation Christmas Child packing party was held on Saturday, October 19, Christy Jones, Nature Coast Area OCC Team and coordinator of the event said, “Special thanks to our Union Baptist Church family, sister church families, and the Trenton High School football team for their assistance in assembling the shoebox gifts.” There was a good turnout of ... Full Story »

Trenton High Athletes receive Three FHSAA Awards

Trenton High School 2018-2019 athletes were awarded the Carey E. McDonald Award Class 1-A Athletic Program of the Year Award from the Florida Athletic Coaches Association and the Floyd E. Lay Sunshine Cup All-Sports Award for both over-all and girls from the FHSAA at the Friday, October 18, football game. Sigard Barrett is holding the Carey E. McDonald Award, Taniah ... Full Story »

Carsen McKenzie wins Soil and Water Speech Contest

Gilchrist Soil and Water Conservation District held their annual speech contest on Friday, October 11 at 9 a.m. at the Gilchrist County School Board Office. There were eight students vying for the title of best public speaker at this year’s contest. The participants were Tomias Richards, Gracy Maurer, Seanna Langford, Kelsie Turner, AJ Class, Emily Mullinax, Cheyenne Wallen and Carsen ... Full Story »

Jimmie Sheffield named Cattleman of the Year

By Cindy Jo Ayers Jimmie Sheffield named Gilchrist County Cattleman of the Year The Gilchrist County Cattlemen’s Association held their annual membership dinner on Tuesday, October 8, at Otter Springs. Everyone enjoyed a dinner of locally raised Quincey Cattle Company beef burgers with all the trimmings. Chris Hardee of Hardee Farms and Toby Weeks sponsored the event. The highlight of ... Full Story »

Alan Mikell re-elected to Central Florida Electric Cooperative Board

The Central Florida Electric Cooperative members were out early Saturday morning, October 5, to attend the annual meeting which was held at the Central Florida Electric Cooperative complex in Chiefland. Members  enjoyed  being entertained by the gospel group Reign Down from Gainesville. Door prizes and drawings for cash were a fun part of the annual meeting. Around 10 a.m. the ... Full Story »

Gilchrist County moves forward with design of new Jail

By John Ayers The Gilchrist County Commission listened as Will Rutherford of CRA Architects gave the board and public an update review of the design phases of the proposed Gilchrist County Jail during the Commission’s meeting on Monday, October 7. Rutherford pointed out that the firm has completed the three phases of design for the remodeling of the existing Gilchrist ... Full Story »