Reporter’s Corner:

Five truths about being a reporter 1 – The news never ends. I likely don’t have to tell our readers that – they see that despite Jefferson County’s population count of around 14,000, there’s always fresh news in our two…

Gerald C. Hodges

Gerald C. Hodges, 81, of Iowa City, Iowa, passed away Monday, Aug. 26, 2019, at Solon Nursing & Rehab Center. His family will greet friends from 3 to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 5, at The Ned Ashton House, located…

Mrs. Edith Wright Green

Mrs. Edith Wright Green, 94, passed away on Saturday, Aug. 24, 2019. Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 7, at Bethel AME Church, in Monticello, with burial in Oakfield Cemetery. Viewing will be held from 3…

Carmela Naranjo

Carmela Naranjo, 105, passed away on Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019 in Tallahassee, Fla. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 7, at Beggs Funeral Homes, located at 3322 Apalachee Parkway, in Tallahassee. Burial will follow at…

James Woodrow Wade

James Woodrow Wade, 63, of Monticello, Fla., passed away on Sunday, Sept. 1, 2019. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 7, at Greater Fellowship M.B. Church, with burial at noon on Monday, Sept. 9, in…

Mrs. Isabella Nelson

Mrs. Isabella Nelson, 95, of Monticello’s Piney Woods Community, passed away on Saturday, Aug. 31, 2019. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 7, at Sweetfield M.B. Church, with burial in Springfield Cemetery, both in Monticello,…