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Amy Scott Downing enjoys fundraiser held in her honor

By Cindy Jo Ayers Barbecue dinners were plated up and ready to go as many local folks arrived at the Trenton Community Center on Saturday, April 6. The turnout of support for Amy Scott Downing was very humbling to those involved with the event. The community purchased dinners, bid on a cake or participated in other ways to help Amy ... Full Story »

Historic gym floor named for Coach John Rowe

A large crowd gathered at Trenton’s Historic Gym to see longtime area Coach John Rowe as he was honored with the naming of the old gym floor in his honor. Trenton native Holton Browning gave the opening remarks about Coach Rowe saying, “You made a huge difference in a lot of young men’s lives. You made better men out of ... Full Story »

Help and Hope for a little Cowboy

On Sunday, March 17, Willis Alton Jones, age 5, suffered a severe head trauma when he was kicked in the head by a horse at his home in Monticello, Arkansas. Willis was transported to a local hospital, then shortly after was life-flighted to the Arkansas Children’s Hospital in Little Rock, Arkansas. Willis is the son of Rusty and Lisa Jones ... Full Story »

Historical Gym floor to be Named the “John R. Rowe, Sr. Court” on March 29

Trenton Historical Gym’s floor will be officially named the “John R. Rowe, Sr. Court” on Friday, March 29 at 6 p.m. Coach Rowe was a very successful Varsity Basketball Coach at Trenton High School from 1962-66 and again from 1972-74. Trenton Historical Gym is located at Trenton Elementary School. The reception will include comments from former players, a PowerPoint of ... Full Story »

Newberry’s Farmers Market opens

The farmers market is located near City Hall in downtown Newberry and is open between 4 and 7 p.m. every Tuesday. Natalia Derevianko is shown with a beautiful head of lettuce at the Newberry Farmers Market last week. Derevianko founded her farming business near Archer last July. She sells fresh local fruits, vegetables and eggs. Full Story »

Trenton extends a friendly welcome to 2019 Quilt Festival visitors

By Diane Clifton In keeping with its motto, “a community of friends,” Trenton embraced visitors attending the 2019 Trenton Suwannee Valley Quilt Festival on Saturday, March 16th. Seventy quilt, craft and antique vendors lined north Main Street. This year most quilt displays were located near the historic railroad depot, the Quilt Museum and The Suwannee Valley Quilt Shoppe. As Quilt ... Full Story »

Mrs. Marjorie Henley to be inducted into Trenton Hall of Fame

By John Ayers The Trenton City Commission selected an outstanding individual to honor Monday night in choosing to honor the memory of Mrs. Marjorie Henley in the Trenton Hall of Fame. Commissioner Cloud Haley recommended the Commission select only one recipient in 2019 as he made the motion to honor a lady that is well known in Trenton and to ... Full Story »