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3rd Annual Fields of Faith in Bell

By Matthew Harrell Bell High School students took to the football field Wednesday night not in search of a win, but to spread the Word of God at the Fellowship of Christian Athletes’ third annual Fields of Faith. FCA member Jarrett Douglas opened the night with a joke and a prayer, then gave way to Bell High School students from ... Full Story »

Kickoff Party for Operation Christmas Child went amazingly well Saturday at Camp Anderson

Over three hundred  area citizens attended the  Operation Christmas Child Kickoff Party Saturday morning. The event included  people from all walks of life from throughout Gilchrist, Levy and Dixie Counties. Those attending all had one thing  in common and that was a caring heart, a heart willing to spend the day packing boxes to spread the story of Christmas around ... Full Story »

October National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

The staff at the Gilchrist County Tax Collector’s Office were wearing pink “I Care” t-shirts  promoting the End Breast Cancer License Plate last week. Barbara Merritt, the county Tax Collector said “When you buy an End Breast Cancer license plate, $25.00 is given to the Florida Breast Cancer Foundation to fund breast cancer research.” October is National Breast Cancer Awareness ... Full Story »

SSgt. Jon Raegan Guzman Retires from Army

Submitted Recently SSgt. Jon Raegan Guzman, son of Carl and Geneva Cornwell, of Trenton, welcomed his parents to Ft. Campbell Kentucky, where they, along with other family members, joined him at an Army Retirement ceremony there. Guzman has spent 24 years serving our country, which has included two consecutive overseas tours in Germany and two overseas tours in Afghanistan. Among ... Full Story »

Sgt. Leonard Knuckles Retires from Gilchrist County Sheriff’s Office

Gilchrist County Sheriff Bobby Schultz announces the retirement of Sgt. Leonard Knuckles. Sgt. Knuckles has given 40 years of Honorable and dependable service to the citizens of the state of Florida and Gilchrist County. The vast majority of Sgt. Knuckles career was spent with the Department of Corrections. In addition, Sgt. Knuckles served the Gilchrist County Sheriff’s Office as a ... Full Story »

Farm Bureau Dinner and Meeting draws large crowd

Local Farm Bureau President Roy Wilson, along with local agents Larry Merritt and Ben Colson were busy welcoming farmers, ranchers and local members to the Annual Meeting last week.  The Gilchrist County Farm Bureau Annual Meeting was held last Thursday evening, September 22. Mr. Roy Wilson who has served as the local Farm Bureau President since the 1970s told the ... Full Story »

Watermelon Queen visits Trenton

Last Wednesday, September 7, the 2016 Chiefland Watermelon Queen, Emma Sapp, came to the Gilchrist County Library in Trenton.  She read a book and gave out some fun watermelon activities and recipes to the kids. Brooke and Bryn were happy to get their picture taken with the queen.   Full Story »