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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 »

Lindseys named Gilchrist County Cattleman of the Year

The Annual Cattlemen’s Meeting got off to a good start on Tuesday night, September 6. The top honor of the evening went to Jay and Sherry Lindsey who were named 2016 Gilchrist County Cattleman of the Year. The Lindseys have a 400 acre hay operation north of Bell. 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 »

Future Soldier from Gilchrist saves motorist from burning vehicle

Submitted On August 30th, Private Levi Sutton, left his hometown of Trenton to embark on a new life as a soldier in the United States Army. But, on Friday, August 26, then, future soldier Sutton  helped save someone’s life, demonstrating one of the Army’s seven core values: personal courage. On Friday, August 26, on his way to visit his Army ... Full Story »

Mizell wins Florida Silvicultural Contractor of the Year

Submitted Callahan native Adam Mizell was recognized as the 2016 Silvicultural Contractor of the Year for the state of Florida on Thursday, Sept. 1 at the Florida Forestry Association’s Annual Meeting. Adam started Mizell Development, Inc. in February 2005 when he was 24-years-old. Initially, Adam operated on his own with a track hoe and a bulldozer, primarily working on logging ... Full Story »

Trenton High Field of Faith

Students came from near and far to the first Field of Faith held at Trenton High School in many years. The home stands were filled on Wednesday evening, August 25.  Regardless of the heat and a few technical difficulties with the sound system, the 2016 Trenton High Field of Faith was a overwhelming success.  Full Story »

Local Trooper promoted to the Rank of Captain

Submitted Local resident and State Trooper Charlie Caulk recently was honored at a promotional ceremony where he was promoted to the rank of Captain with the Florida Highway Patrol. Captain Caulk is a 16 year veteran of the Florida Highway Patrol and previously served the citizens of Gilchrist County with Gilchrist County Sheriff’s Office. During his career with the FHP, ... Full Story »