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Bates named new Stuttgart Public Library director

Bates has a bachelor's degree in history and social studies from the University of Arkansas at Monticello and a master's degree in library science from Florida State University in Tallahassee, Florida. She enjoys music, movies, reading and spending time ...

Megahan, Renwick William

Renwick William Megahan, "Renny", 79, of Zion Crossroads, Virginia and Naples, Florida passed away at his home ...
August 8, 2015, at Monticello Memory Gardens.In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box ...

New venue a success for J&P Cycles Open House Rally

A new venue 10 miles up the road from J&P Cycles’ headquarters, outside Anamosa, proved to be a good move per customer response during the Open House Rally held June 27-28 at the Jones County Fairgrounds in Monticello. Rain on Sunday dampened attendance ...

Cassidy, Charolette (Hawkins) (Kehm)

Charlotte was a cosmetologist and salon owner for 18 years in Monticello, retiring in 1988. She was a member of Grace Lutheran Church; she loved to bowl, dance and spend time with her loving grandchildren. Since 1987 she spent her winter months in Florida.

1931-2015: Eleanor Ashby led Leadership Jacksonville 2 decades

Former Mayor John Delaney, president of the University of North Florida, and former Sheriff Nat Glover ...
In 1953 she married Garnett Ashby, whose family founded the Monticello Drug Co. and was known in Jacksonville for its distinctive “666 Colds ...

Southern Craft Creamery in Marianna scooping out unique flavors

The one ingredient not in short supply is milk. Dale and Cindy Eade began working in the dairy business in 1980 in Monticello, Florida. They didn’t come from farm backgrounds – Dale’s parents were educators; Cindy’s father sold insurance and her ...

Scale Models and Topo Tables

Thomas Jefferson, the man President Kennedy declared was the smartest man to ever grace the White House, deemed scale models built of his Virginia State Capital Building, his Monticello home ...
condo projects up and down Florida’s West Coast.


Daniel Miller, 91 of Mountainside, NJ, formerly of Delray Beach, FL and Monticello, NY died on July 23, 2015. Daniel was preceded in death by his first wife, Elaine (1978), his second wife, Charlotte Schwartz (2015) and sister, Miriam Yasgur (2014).

No. 2: Familiar destination: Monticello becoming favorite place to hold tournaments for Babe Ruth

And in 2015, only Florida (five) will entertain more Babe Ruth World Series than will Arkansas (three). In the last 10 years, one of the most appealing destinations in the state has been right here in Monticello. Three times—for the 16-year-old Babe Ruth ...

Retired Miami-Dade police director Robert Parker dies at 62

Born in Monticello, Fl. on July 21, 1953, Parker spent three years in the Army before joining the police department in 1976 as a road patrol officer. “He seemed like a sponge, absorbing any information he could to do the job,” said his first field ...

Monticello Residents Raising Funds for City’s First Dog Park

The park plan A small band of determined people in Monticello, Minnesota are working with the Monticello Parks Commission to raise funds and develop the city’s first ever off-leash dog park — and you…

Open The Door – And Let ‘Em In.

The Economist ran a brilliant piece on Silicon Valley’s insularity. This probably doesn’t matter right now (they’re all billionaires for goodness’ sake) – but the absence of plurality of thought and …
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Register now and request your ballots for the year in MONTICELLO FLORIDA

The Federal Post Card Application (FPCA) registers you to vote, and acts as a request for your State absentee ballots for the year. It is important to complete a new FPCA annually, every time you move or at least 90 days prior to the election you want to vote in.

Completing a new FPCA is easy at

  • Select your State from the drop-down on the home page
  • Click the box at the bottom of the page to Register to Vote, Request a Ballot or Update My Voter Info
  • The FVAP online tool will walk you through the form, and provide you with a PDF packet to print, sign and send directly to your local election official (LEO); links are also provided here for States that offer online voter registration
  • You can check the status of your registration and/or ballot request by contacting your LEO at any time

Remember, the only way your LEO knows how to reach you is with the information you provide! Some States allow a longer time between registrations, but if you submit a new FPCA every year, you wont have to worry about your registration or ballot request status and can participate in all the elections* you´re eligible to.

* While there are no regularly scheduled elections for Federal offices, there may be some elections for office which are vacated by the end of the term. Being registered ensures you will be able to participate in these elections.


If you experience any issues or have questions, FVAPs call center is available at 1-800-438-VOTE (8683), DSN 425-1584 or at Toll-free phone numbers from 67 countries are listed at Find us on Facebook at /DoDFVAP and follow @FVAP on Twitter.

PDF version of FVAP Voter Alert #1



Get a Homeland Security Job in MONTICELLO FLORIDA

What You Need to Know

The Department of Homeland Security has unique career opportunities that will challenge your mind and reward your skills and talents. As a Homeland Security employee, you will help secure our borders, airports, seaports and waterways; research and develop the latest security technologies; respond to natural disasters or terrorists acts; and analyze intelligence reports.

Next Steps

  1. Find the Job Right for You. Find DHS jobs at

    You can also use USAJOBS through an Interactive Voice Response Telephone System
    phone: 703-724-1850
    TDD: 978-461-8404.

    From general mission support to law enforcement to immigration and travel security to prevention and response, exciting professional growth opportunities exist throughout the Department.

  • Mission support careers involve the following fields: medical, human resources, facilities, budget, procurement, science and technology, training, intelligence, planning and coordination, detection, civil rights, fraud detection and more.
  • Law enforcement careers offer positions in protection of the President, Vice President, their families, heads of state and other designated inpiduals; securing the nation’s borders and enforcing immigration laws; interagency law enforcement training; and enforcing economic, transportation and infrastructure security.
  • Immigration and travel security careers involve protecting the nation’s transportation systems, as well as overseeing lawful immigration to the U.S.
  • Prevention and response careers protect the public, environment and U.S. economic and security interests in any maritime region, as well as provide preparedness, protection, response, recovery and mitigation to reduce loss of life and property and protect the nation from all hazards are what these careers are all about.
  1. Read the Job Announcement. The announcement will provide you with information about job qualifications, duties, salary, duty location, benefits, and security requirements. Here you will be able to determine if your interests, education, and professional background make you a good candidate for the job.

A list of common terms is available to assist you in understanding Department job announcements.

Most Homeland Security jobs require U.S. citizenship and successful completion of a full background investigation and drug screening.

  1. Apply for the Job. Follow the instructions in the “How to Apply” section of each USAJOBS announcement (upper right tab). Instructions will guide you through the application process, providing you detailed information on the questions, forms, and format that must be addressed and used to capture your qualifications for the job. Submit all required documents and pay close attention to the application due date and application procedures, which will vary by job and the Department component.

    During the application process, veterans may be asked to identify Veterans Preference status.

    To post your resume online, apply to certain federal jobs, check on the status of your application, and receive automated job alerts, you must create a USAJOBS member account.

  2. Interview for the Job. The names of best-qualified candidates will be forwarded to the supervisor or hiring official. If you are one of the best-qualified candidates, the supervisor or hiring official may interview you in person or by telephone, or in rare cases may hire you based solely on your application materials. Selection procedures are subject to Federal Civil Service laws, which ensure that all applicants receive fair and equal treatment in the hiring process.


No matter where you are in your career - at the very beginning, transitioning to the federal government mid-career, or another stage in your professional life - the Department of Homeland Security has a place for you.

  • Student and Recent Graduate Job Opportunities - Learn about internships, fellowships and training programs available across the Department.
  • Experienced Professionals - Use your technical skills and management experience to contribute to the homeland security mission. Explore meaningful career opportunities today.
  • Retirees - The Department offers retirees meaningful work opportunities, including short- and long-term projects, on a part-time or flexible schedule.
  • Veterans - The Department is committed to recruiting and employing eligible veterans for suitable jobs.


Last Published Date: December 16, 2014


Domestic violence in MONTICELLO FLORIDA

Does your partner ever….

> Embarrass you with put-downs?

> Control what you do, who you see or talk to or where you go?

> Look at you or act in ways that scare you?

> Push you, slap you, choke you or hit you?

> Stop you from seeing your friends or family members?

> Control the money in the relationship? Take your money or Social Security check, make you ask for money or refuse to give you money?

> Make all of the decisions?

> Tell you that you’re a bad parent or threaten to take away your children?

> Prevent you from working or attending school?

> Act like the abuse is no big deal, deny the abuse or tell you it’s your own fault?

> Destroy your property or threaten to kill your pets?

> Intimidate you with guns, knives or other weapons?

> Attempt to force you to drop criminal charges?

> Threaten to commit suicide, or threaten to kill you?

If you answered ‘yes’ to even one of these questions, you may be in an unhealthy or abusive relationship. Don’t hesitate to chat or call to 1-800-799-SAFE if anything you read raises a red flag about your own relationship or that of someone you know.

For over 17 years, the National Domestic Violence Hotline has been the vital link to safety for women, men, children and families affected by domestic violence. With the help of our dedicated advocates and staff, we respond to calls 24/7, 365 days a year.

We provide confidential, one-on-one support to each caller and chatter, offering crisis intervention, options for next steps and direct connection to sources for immediate safety. Our database holds over 5,000 agencies and resources in communities all across the country. Bilingual advocates are on hand to speak with callers, and our Language Line offers translations in 170+ different languages.

The Hotline is an excellent source of help for concerned friends, family, co-workers and others seeking information and guidance on how to help someone they know. We work to educate communities all over through events, campaigns, and dynamic partnerships with companies ranging from The Avon Foundation to Verizon. Today, The Hotline is continuing to grow and explore new avenues of service.



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