DRUG BUST

Ashley Hunter ECB Publishing, Inc. On Monday, July 1, investigators with the Jefferson County Drug Unit conducted a traffic stop on a red Ford Mustang after observing the car driving with an expired vehicle tag. The vehicle was stopped on…

School Board meeting discussion

Ashley Hunter ECB Publishing, Inc. The Jefferson County School Board met on Monday, July 8, for the district’s regularly scheduled meeting. With a short agenda, the board finished its business quickly and promptly, but not before Superintendent Marianne Arbulu could…

Chester Bell, Sr.

Chester Bell, Sr., 58, passed away on Wednesday, July 3, 2019. Viewing-visitation will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. on Friday, July 12, at Memorial M.B. Church. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, July 13,…

DeVaughn Lewis

DeVaughn Lewis, 72, of Lamont, Fla., passed away in Tallahassee on Monday, July 8, 2019. Viewing-visitation will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. on Friday, July 12, and funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. on Saturday, July…

CRIME BEAT

Ashley Hunter ECB Publishing, Inc. Joanne Plessinger Hieger, 42, and Shadrick Lavane Norton, 35, both of Monticello, were arrested on Tuesday, June 18 by Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office (JCSO) Investigator Burrus on drug and drug paraphernalia charges. On June 18,…

14 years as a Paramedic: Jared Parramore

Debbie Snapp ECB Publishing, Inc. Jared Parramore is a 14-year Paramedic, Emergency Medical Technician and Firefighter with the Jefferson County Fire Rescue department. It’s a job, and a passion, he takes very seriously. He shares that he always wanted to…