Pearl Street set for repaving

Lazaro Aleman, ECB Publishing, Inc. The City of Monticello has now received the state funding and hired an engineer to repave the portion of Pearl Street from Mulberry to Railroad streets. The city was awarded $210,505 by the Florida Department of…

Young life lost

John Willoughby, ECB Publishing, Inc. Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) troopers and local first responders sped to the scene of a multi-vehicle pile-up on Interstate 10 on Thursday, Aug. 15, at approximately 9 p.m. One Monticello resident is dead after an alleged…

Samuel Matthias Shiver

Samuel Matthias Shiver, 21, of Monticello, Fla., passed away in Madison, Fla., on Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019. He was born Feb. 26, 1998 in Shelbyville, Ind. Sam attended and graduated from Sail High School in Tallahassee, Fla., in 2016. He…

When the chips are down

There’s nothing like stepping in a warm cow pie to realize that some life experiences really stink. Super-size it and you have a buffalo chip experience. There’s a story of a little bird who got caught in a freeze and…