Brett Strebel, market representation manager for the Chicago Region of Ford Motor Co. presents a plaque to Rick and Amy Ridings last week for 25 years of continuous family operations at Rick Ridings Ford in Monticello.
Jeff Clodfelter reached 50 years as a State Farm employee on Feb. 1, but the decision to go into his father Jim’s insurance business did not come easy.
The Kirby Medical Center governing board on Jan. 20 approved the building of a new, $2.6 million Kirby Medical Group primary care clinic on US 36. The construction will replace the current building at 108 S. Main Street in Atwood where the clinic has been for more than 25 years.
As the sun sets on Bill Abbott’s 53-year tenure as owner of a local automobile dealership in Monticello, area leaders are expressing appreciation to him for not only running a thriving business for more than five decades, but for being an important community partner.
The past month or so has been a whirlwind for Mike Virden, who was recently named the store manager for the soon-to-open Tractor Supply Company in Monticello.
Kirby Medical Center and Lynn’s Family Pharmacy have entered into a Letter of Intent for Kirby Medical Center to acquire the pharmacy and continue operating it at its current location at 1402 N. Market Street in Monticello under the “Kirby Rx" brand name.