Julius Hackett, general manager of Tri-County Electric Cooperative, has been named the grand marshal for this year’s Watermelon Festival (WM) parade. The WM Committee announced Hackett’s selection earlier this week,…

***Monticello Health and Fitness Center and its Owner/Operator Deborah D’Attile are calling on all beach bodies and handsome bodies to join in the fun as the 2016 Mr. Watermelon Contest…

It’s Probably Not Enough

Never in the history of the United States have there been so many veterans, of so many varying ages, who have fought in so many conflicts and who have come…

Eddie Jerome Hicks, 58, of Monticello’s Boland Community passed away at his home on Monday, May 16, 2016. Funeral services are 11:00 a.m. Saturday, May 28, at Union Bethel AME…

Bobby Gene Moore, 54, of Tallahassee passed on Sunday, May 22, 2016. Funeral services are 11 a.m. Saturday, May 28, at Mt. Morilla M.B. Church, with burial in the Church…

Donald Smith Taylor of Monticello, passed away Tuesday, May 17, 2016. He was born October 15, 1926 in Palmetta, Florida. His parents were Charles Boatright Taylor and Sarah Katherine Hires…

On May 16, Lakisha Lashawn Darling, 33 of Monticello, was arrested for an out of county warrant. Bond was withheld and she was turned over to the county of offense…

Lynette Norris ECB Publishing, Inc. Curt Kiser, the Jefferson County resident recently chosen as an alternate delegate to the GOP National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio this July, spoke to Kiwanis…