Grand theft auto arrests

Ashley Hunter ECB Publishing, Inc. Two individuals were arrested in late October by a trooper with the Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) after being found in possession of a vehicle that had been reported as stolen. According to the report written…

“Watching the Finances”

The finance saga continues pertaining to the $149,648.85 “Councilman Troy Avera,” project. His project, known as, “North Cherry Street Hardscape Improvements,” is a sidewalk plan primarily serving the Rancho Grande Mexican Restaurant. On Tuesday, Nov. 05, 2019, Avera requested a…

Patricia Ann Nealy

Patricia “Pat” Ann Nealy, 70, of Monticello’s Waukeenah Community passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019. Pat was a 1965 graduate of Howard Academy High School and a graduate of Florida A&M University. She was a lifelong member of…

Herbert Lee Coleman, Sr.

Herbert Lee Coleman, Sr., 74, of St. Petersburg, Fla., passed on Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019. Herbert was a decorated Vietnam Army veteran and a retired carpenter. Survivors include his wife, Shirley McKeever Coleman; his children: Darryl, Paul and Herbert (Angela)…

Irma Juanita Heard Earnest

Irma Heard Earnest, age 80, died on Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019 at her home in Tallahassee, Fla., after a lengthy illness. Her funeral service was held Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2019, at the First Baptist Church in Monticello, followed by the…