Police Department busy in May

The Monticello Police Department (MPD) has been busy in the month of May, providing assistance to many citizens. In traffic-related incidents, MPD officers handled six road obstructions, one reckless driver, three hit-and-run-accidents, three additional accidents, and provided escort to one…

Scam artist gets prison time

A Florida man who defrauded numerous local residents about three years ago by posing as a Dish Network sales representative has gotten his comeuppance, thanks to the efforts of the offices of the Sheriff and State Attorney. Anthony W. Gerhold,…

Home burns

Amber Houston ECB Publishing, Inc. On Wednesday, June 17, at approximately 11 p.m., multiple fire departments were called to extinguish a house fire on Gamble Road. Thankfully the house was vacant: when responders arrived on scene they found a fully…