School bus shuffle

Somerset ends contract with bus service and plans to provide its own fleet Ashley Hunter, ECB Publishing, Inc. After holding a contract with school transportation provider School District Services (SDS), Jefferson Somerset has recently announced that the school will be…

Bike trail issue returns

Lazaro Aleman, ECB Publishing, Inc. A little more than four months after county commissioners rescinded their approval of the controversial bike trail, the issue came up expectantly at the Jefferson County Planning Commission meeting on Thursday evening, July 11. Doug…

CRIME BEAT

Recent felony arrests Travis Bach – July 1 Travis Scott Bach, 32, of Florida, was arrested on Monday, July 1 by Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) Trooper White with charges pertaining to his vehicle’s insurance and registration as well as with…

From the archives

Monticello News Wednesday, July 19, 1989 The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department is dealing with an unusual case. They have identified a known thief and know where the stolen merchandise is stashed, but they can’t make the arrest because no theft…

The grades are in

Ashley Hunter ECB Publishing, Inc. On Thursday, July 11, the Florida Department of Education (FDOE) released the agency’s annual report card on public schools and districts across the state. In the newly released report, the FDOE remarks on the “monumental…

Elections office gets $25,000

Lazaro Aleman ECB Publishing, Inc. Last week, the Jefferson County Supervisor of Elections Office was the recipient of a $25,543 grant from the Florida Department of State – part of $2,343,345 in security funding distributed by the state to 55…