FLU SEASON may be peaking

Lazaro Aleman, ECB Publishing, Inc. The flu season appears to be peaking, if the latest report from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is any indication; but don’t count on it. “The season is probably peaking right about…

Woman sentenced to two years

Lazaro Aleman ECB Publishing, Inc. A 27-year-old local woman charged with battery was sentenced to prison early last week. Ciara Yvette Lee, of Monticello, plead no contest to aggravated battery with a deadly weapon in court on Monday morning, Jan.…

New mayor named

Lazaro Aleman, ECB Publishing, Inc. Monticello has a new mayor and vice mayor. The first is Councilman John Jones, now Mayor John Jones; and the second is Councilman George Evans, now Vice Mayor George Evans. The change occurred at the…

Crime Beat

Emmanuel Lee Bolden, 32, of Quincy, FL; arrested Tuesday, Jan. 9; charged with failure to appear (FTA) – Driving while license suspended or revoked (DWLSR), FTA—possession of cannabis, and FTA –possession of drug paraphernalia. Bond was set at $2,500. Released…

Deb’s Notes

***Come and dance the night away with the music of the Highway 59 band on January 20. The party begins at 7:00 p.m. at the American Legion Post at 229 Lake Ella Drive in Tallahassee. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.…

Doris R. Tillman

Mrs. Doris Richardson Tillman, 88, of Monticello, FL went Home to be with the Lord on Saturday, January 13, 2018. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, Jan. 20, at Bethel AME Church, in Monticello, with burial in…

Lue Jean Johnson

Apostle Lue Jean Beverly Johnson, 69, passed away from injuries sustained in an automobile accident on Thursday, January 11, 2018. Funeral services are 1:00 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 20, at Greater Fellowship M.B. Church, with burial in Texas Hill Cemetery. The…

William Tripp Anderson

William Tripp Anderson, a Monticello native, was born September 5, 1929; he died January 16, 2018 at his home where he grew up. Preceding his death was his wife of 60 years, Shirley Dana Anderson; his parents Joseph Golden Anderson,…