Drug Bust

$40,000 worth of narcotics seized Ashley Hunter ECB Publishing, Inc. On Friday, Sept. 20, the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office (JCSO) Drug Task Force arrested two Monticello residents on various drug-related charges. The arrests also led to the seizure of over…

Emerald’s Gem Box…

Impeach! Impeach! Impeach! “Impeach! Impeach! Impeach!” That is all we have heard for almost three years now. If it’s not trying to impeach President Trump for one thing, then they will find another or another or another. I never did…

Roy Roger Gilmore

Roy Roger Gilmore, age 90, of Monticello, Fla., died Sunday, Sept. 22, 2019 in his home. He was born March 26, 1929 to Benjamin and Ola Gilmore in Samson, Ala. He graduated from Samson High School and went on to…

Tigers stung by Hornets

Rick Patrick ECB Publishing, Inc. It was not an easy trip for the Jefferson Somerset Academy Tigers on Friday, Sept. 20, as they traveled to Hawthorne High School for a game with the Hawthorne Hornets. Turnovers, including a pic-six interception…

Pastor Spotlight

Debbie Snapp ECB Publishing, Inc. Apostle Marvin Graham has been a pastor of the Harvest Christian Center since 1999. At the Harvest Christian Center, Apostle Graham works alongside Pastor Joe Davis to spread God’s Word to the community and the…

Crime Beat

Ashley Hunter ECB Publishing, Inc. Robert Williams – August 27 Robert Williams, 23, of Monticello, was arrested on Tuesday, Aug. 27 by Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office’s (JCSO) Deputy Peacock on the authority of a warrant that had been issued by…