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Gloria Myers from Lancaster C.I. Awarded District Principal of the Year

Submitted by Florida Department of Corrections Our very own, Education Supervisor, Ms. Gloria Myers was recently recognized by Secretary Mark Inch with the District Principal of the Year Award. Ms. Myers has served as the Education Supervisor at Lancaster CI for 19 of her 30-year career with FDC. She is known for her commitment to the education department, advocacy for ... Full Story »

Barb’s Pet World opens in downtown Trenton

By Cindy Jo Ayers Pet folks will be happy to know that Gilchrist County has it’s very own pet store. Barbara Scott who has lived in the county since 2002 opened Barb’s Pet World recently. The store which features birds, exotic fish, reptiles, puppies, kittens and other small animals is located next door to Cherry’s Restaurant at 320 N. Main ... Full Story »

Riverside defeats First Coast Christian for District victory

by Megan Hall The Riverside Christian Academy Wrangler won a huge District game Friday night, as they defeated 68-39 over First Coast Christian Academy of Jacksonville. The winner of this game helped their team secure a spot in the Florida 6-Man final four-playoff bracket. The Commissioner of 6-man football decided to do a Final Four format like college football this ... Full Story »

Trenton’s Preston Blankenship kicks Tigers over Red Devils

The Trenton Tigers battled on the road Friday night in Williston to defeat the Red Devils as Tiger’s senior place kicker Preston Blankenship kicked a 37-yard field goal as time ran out to take a 40-38 victory. The Tigers got off to a slow start in this game as the Red Devils held onto a 14-8 lead at intermission. The ... Full Story »

Loran Brookins receives Outstanding Agriculturalist Award from UF/IFAS

By Cindy Jo Ayers Loran Brookins, Chiefland native and longtime President of the Suwannee River Fair was named 2020 Outstanding Agriculturalist by the University of Florida/IFAS. Brookins has been involved with Agriculture for the past 50 years. He is the third generation to be involved with his family farm located just outside Chiefland. Following in his grandfather, Foster Brookins, and ... Full Story »

Paula’s Art Studio and Gallery now open in Trenton

By Cindy Jo Ayers Paula Shochet has opened a Art Studio and Gallery in downtown Trenton. During the interview Paula said, “It has always been a dream of mine to give art lessons to children.” Paula was born in Romania and graduated from art school in Europe. Paula’s husband Randy Shochet has opened Shochet Law in the other part of ... Full Story »

Lady Bulldog Volleyball team, 2020 District Champs

Left to right, back row: Stacy Waddle, Tracy Smith, Maddy Sapp, Taria Liles, Michelle Heilig, Emma Hutto, Ashlee Thomas, and Sydney Waddle. Front row: Amani Salem, Melonie Piechocki, Shelby Waddle, and Adriana Vasquez. Full Story »

2020 Bell Homecoming Attendants

Standing from left to right, 9th Grade,  Karys York and Cason Rose. 10th Grade, Madison Frey and Zach Powell. 11th Grade, Carleigh Newsom and Patrick Smith. Sitting from left to right, 6th Grade, Noah Bagby and Maddy Whittington. 8th Grade,  Elias Toruno, Jodi Waddle, Caelum Surrency, Lizzie Bagby, Issac Johnson and Rylee Johnson. 7th Grade,  Jonathon Belasky and Kate York. Full Story »

Trenton Tigers dominate Bell Bulldogs during Football Game

The Trenton Tigers were spot-on Friday night as they welcomed the Bell Bulldogs to The Jungle. Both teams entered this game needing to win this Gilchrist County football championship match up, but the Tigers prevailed as they shut out the Bulldogs in a 47-0 final. The Tigers featured quarterbacks Tyler Perry and Jacob Guthrie as they both played well. Perry ... Full Story »

Riverside Wranglers win Homecoming 2020

By: Megan Hall Riverside Wranglers showed up and showed out with a 58-6 win against Peniel Warriors for the Riverside Christian School Homecoming 2020. The offense was led by Jason Cannon with 3 rushing scores and a 78-yard kick return for a touchdown. The Wrangler defense showed up big as the Bray brothers: #14 Boaz Bray and #21 Zeb Bray ... Full Story »