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Criminal Justice Students honor 911 Telecommunicators

Last week was National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week in America. The Bell High School Criminal Justice 911 Public Safety Telecommunication students honored our local 911 Telecommunication workers by inviting representatives from the Gilchrist County Sheriff’s Office to BHS. The students presented the 911 Telecommunicators with a cake and banner in appreciation of their hard work in our community. Michelle Jones, ... Full Story »

Students visit Emergency Operations Center

The 911 Public Safety Tele-communication students from Bell High School took a trip to the Gilchrist County Emergency Operations Center on Tuesday, April 13th. Since the students learn about the different emergency response vehicles that fire fighters utilize, they were given the task of washing the vehicles for the firefighters. The students had a great time and the firefighters greatly ... Full Story »

Gilchrist Graduations Planned

Bell and Trenton High Schools have announced their plans for the 2021 Baccalaureate and Graduation. The Bell High School Baccalaureate will be held at the Iris Roberts Auditorium at Bell High School on Sunday, May 16 at 3 in the afternoon. Trenton High School will hold Baccalaureate on Sunday, May 16, at 6 in the evening, at Pine Grove Baptist ... Full Story »

Trenton FFA Alumni hold Fern Sale

Jr. and Sr. Trenton FFA Chapter members gathered at the Trenton Elementary bus loop to help with a Trenton FFA Alumni Fern Sale on Saturday, April 3. The Alumni would like to thank all those who came out and supported the Trenton Chapters by purchasing a fern. Funds raised at this event will be used to support the Chapters as ... Full Story »

Bell High School Prom Promise

Submitted By: BHS Junior Class Bell High School 11th and 12th grade students participated in the annual “Prom Promise” presentations to help educate students of the dangers of drinking, drugs, and driving. Prom Promise was sponsored by the Junior class of BHS. Students went through a heart wrenching scenario involving four teenagers in a deadly car accident and two other ... Full Story »

Suwannee River Fair sales total $1,112,000 – a record smashing number!

The 2021 Suwannee River Fair sale broke all records by surpassing the 1 million dollar mark with 364 animals sold on sale day, March 17. In comparison, the 2020 Fair sale totaled $884,500 with a total of 376 selling animals. Those 4-H and FFA members who sold market animals at the Suwannee River Fair in 2021, are very thankful for ... Full Story »

FFA Alumni Plant Sale

From left to right, Hunter Laneau, Easton Douglas, Bertha Sutterfield, Nelsy Diaz-Gomez, Carter Burnett and Joshua Baker. Some of the Bell students who helped out with the Bell FFA Alumni Plant Sale last week. Over $5,000 was raised, and the Alumni would like to thank those who came out to the sale. Funds raised will be used to send FFA ... Full Story »

Suwannee River Fair Sale Day goes Well

The Suwannee River Fair Barn was a very busy place last Wednesday, March 17, as hundreds of animals were sold. 4-H and FFA students from Gilchrist, Levy and Dixie Counties came through the arena hoping for the best price possible for their animals. A total of 364 animals were sold at the 69th Annual Suwannee River Fair, 227 swines, 56 ... Full Story »

Mayree Johnson exhibits Reserve Champion Swine

Ten year old Mayree Johnson of Trenton was very proud when her pig “Mayo” took the Reserve Champion trophy on Monday evening. Mayree is the daughter of Joshua and Ashlee Johnson. Mayree is a member of Eastside Explorers 4-H Club. This was her first year showing an animal at the fair. Bronson FFA Chapter hog won the Grand Champion trophy. ... Full Story »