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Mayor to appoint new police chief

By Melodie Phelps Editor Mayor Tracie Sexton will appoint Monticello’s next police chief by the end of February. Sexton has stated that she will promote someone within the department to the position. Current Monticello Police Chief Joe Bybee will retire on March 1, according to Sexton. Bybee is an 18 year veteran of the Monticello…

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Another number one for Howard Perdew

The Wayne Weekly officially opened February 2nd and the first subscriber to our new hometown newspaper was Howard Perdew. Despite the loss of one of Howar d’s best friends, Joe Diffie to Corona virus in March of 2020 – he told of happenings this past year in Nashville that affected both of them. Howard brought…

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