Cherry Street set for upgrade

Lazaro Aleman ECB Publishing, Inc. City officials have set their sights on improving the section of Cherry Street between Dogwood and Pearl streets. The idea, as discussed at a recent Monticello City Council meeting, is to make the area mirror…

Welcome Home

Honor Flight brings home vet “I wish we had this kind of reception when I came home from Vietnam.” Debbie Snapp ECB Publishing, Inc. A “Welcome Home” reception was held for the returning veterans of this year’s Honor Flight on…

Daniel “Danny” Lloyd Monroe III

Daniel “Danny” Lloyd Monroe III (88), of Waukeenah, Florida, died peacefully in the house where he was born, on Wednesday May 22, 2019, following a brave battle with cancer. A fifth-generation Floridian, he was the son of the late Daniel…

Lisa Gaye Rutherford Riley

Lisa Gaye Rutherford Riley passed to heaven peacefully in her sleep on Friday, May 17, 2019. Lisa was born on June 2, 1958 in Lakeland, Fla. She grew up in Lamont, Fla., loved life and lived in many places. She…

Reporter’s Corner:

Just outside your comfort zone When was the last time you tried something new? Not just a new dish at your favorite restaurant or a new radio station on the drive to work, but something completely new. Throughout life, most…

Frank “Buddy” Ebsen

Biography Courtesy of Wikipedia Buddy Ebsen was an American actor and dancer whose career spanned seven decades. His most famous role was as Jed Clampett in the CBS television sitcom The Beverly Hillbillies, which ran from 1962 to 1971. Early…

Poison ivy and poison oak

The summer-like temperatures and clear blue skies serve as a near irresistible enticement to enjoy north Florida’s natural environs. The springs, forest and coastline each have a unique charm and attraction for most. With all the anticipation, there has to…