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A Hanson man found himself behind bars over the weekend after police say he decided to take advantage of snowfall to take a joy ride at the city park. Unfortunately, authorities say that joy ride caused considerable damage to city property, including the little league ball field.

Members of the Webster County High School football team are used to hard work on the field, but over the next two months their coaches are hoping to teach them about hard work off the field. And in the process, they can earn some extra funding for their team.

It has been a long time since anyone has spoken about the city of Providence and growth in the same sentence, but that is the vision Mayor Doug Hammers has for the city as he begins his first term in office.

Two years after beginning discussions with the North Hopkins Water District (NHWD) about becoming the company's primary water supplier, Webster County Water District (WCWD) officials are still waiting on the deal to come to fruition.

Thanks to a loophole in state law, Webster County Detention Center now owes $107,000 towards the medical expenses of an inmate that has since passed away. The expenses are due to a medical condition the inmate had prior to arriving at the jail, to face felony charges, which would have, if no…

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The inaugural Kentucky 2A Championship state tournament is this weekend at the Sportscenter in Owensboro, and the Webster County Lady Trojans are one of the eight teams in the field.

The Webster County High School boys basketball team has dominated neighboring rival McLean County in recent years as the Cougars have not defeated the Trojans since 2006.

After dropping a 67-65 decision in overtime at Lyon County last Tuesday night, Webster County responded with back-to-back victories over out-of-region opponents Calloway County and McLean County to improve its record to 6-2 on the year.