July Fourth  Fireworks

Dear Patriot: Our community is fortunate to have a native son who generously donates his skill and time to produce a Fourth of July fireworks display that would make ANY…

Cristi and Grace Beshears talk about their mission trip Lynette Norris ECB Publishing, Inc. It cost each person $1600 of their own money to go, and instead of vacation clothes,…

Building declared public nuisance

Lazaro Aleman ECB Publishing, Inc. As part of the effort to rid itself of unsafe and unsightly properties, the City of Monticello has initiated abatement procedures against a commercial site…

Put on your dancing shoes

First ever Watermelon Festival Dance Battle Competition GET READY JEFFERSON COUNTY AND SURROUNDING AREAS. There’s a new addition to the watermelon festivities this year! After you watch the parade and…

City Council gets a new member

    The Monticello City Council is back to full force. After nearly two months of operating with a reduced number of board members because of the resignation of Councilman Tom…