On Monday night, Sebree mayor Ozzie O’Nan cast his first vote since being appointed mayor seven years ago, breaking a 3-3 tie between council members over a proposal by the Sebree Chamber of Commerce to provide the city with a soccer field, free of charge. The mayor sided with the no vote.

With the award of $357,500 in grant monies from the Delta Regional Authority (DRA), the Webster County Fiscal Court will move forward with development plans for a new Webster County Workforce Development Training Center.

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A traffic stop of a vehicle with no tail lights in Providence resulted in the arrest of two individuals for possession of meth and other drugs.

After numerous complaints from residents about solicitors working in the city, the Clay City Council approved the first reading of a new No Knock Ordinance and an update to the city’s existing Solicitors License ordinance.

Webster County Board of Education met in a very brief special called meeting on Monday night with Assistant Superintendent Aaron Harrall filling in for Superintendent Rhonda Callaway. Board member Tim McCormick was also absent.

Webster County Fiscal Court approved bids for construction of a new bridge on John Roach Road during Monday morning’s bi-weekly meeting. This is the second time the county has bid the project out in an attempt to save funds.

The Webster County Sheriff’s Department is seeking information on a suspect who allegedly assaulted a Road Department employee in Dixon on Monday morning.

The following cases were heard last week in Webster County District Court before Judge Daniel Heady:• James B. Mason pleaded not guilty to a charge of operating a motor vehicle under the influence. A pretrial conference was scheduled for 9/15/20.

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In an unexpected twist, the Webster County Board of Education met in a special called meeting on Tuesday night after the J-E had already gone to print, with members voting 4-1 to reject Governor Andy Beshear's recommendation to delay the start of in-person classes until September 28, opting …

The Clay city council meet in a brief 15 minute session last Tuesday night in the community room at the city building. All council members were present.

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Representatives of the Sebree Chamber of Commerce met with the Sebree City Council on Monday to propose the development of a new soccer complex at Sebree Springs Park. Despite a number of corporate sponsors for the project and the availability of a grant to help pay for the development, seve…

Largely, the Kentucky General Election scheduled for Nov. 3, 2020 will look much the same as the June primary election, with early voting, expanded absentee voting and at least one option for in person voting on election day.

Webster County magistrates heard an emotional plea from one Webster County mother on Monday, asking them to look into the possibility of acquiring a K-9 unit to help with drug control.

With only three weeks left until the first day of classes, Webster County students once again find their school calendar in flux following a recommendation from Governor Andy Beshear on Monday that schools not reopen to in-person classes until September 28.

Anyone who has traveled down Marlin Street in Providence during the last two months has noticed huge changes going on at the Marlin Gardens Apartment Complex. While city officials and area residents have praised the work being done there, some reports state that not everyone is happy about t…

Although local officials say they’ve been getting reports of armadillos in Webster County for some time, their presence in the county has now been officially confirmed after one was caught on Leeper Lane in Providence last week. The animal has already been confirmed in nearly every other cou…

The Green River District Health Department reported one additional case of COVID-19 Thursday morning during its daily press release. That brings the total of confirmed cases in the county during the Coronavirus crisis to 70. There were also two new recoveries announced, bringing the total to 57.

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The Green River District Health Department (GRDHD) reported the first death of a Webster County resident from the Coronavirus on Wednesday. That death comes along with the report of two additional cases of the virus in the county, bringing the Webster County total number of confirmed cases to 69.

When the Lady Trojans lost in a 2-1 upset to the Lady Lyons of Lyon County during the second region tournament on May 28, 2019, nobody had any idea what the future had in store.

While some area health departments are enforcing Governor Andy Beshear’s mandatory mask executive order very aggressively, even going so far as threatening fines against private citizens, officials in Webster County are taking a slightly different approach.

Trooper Alec Winters, of Kentucky State Police Post 2 in Madisonville, observed a green Dodge pickup traveling eastbound on KY70 at a high rate around 4:28 PM on July 21, 2020. Trooper Winters initiated his emergency equipment to stop the vehicle just east of the Hopkins and Muhlenberg County line.

Members of the Webster County Fiscal Court learned of a new and somewhat unexpected victim of COVID-19 on Monday when Webster County Jailer Morgan McKinley introduced a request for $131,074.54 in additional funds to meet the Webster County Detention Center’s financial obligations for the mon…

Kentucky High School Athletics Association (KHSAA) released further guidance for the coming fall sports season on Friday, which is good news for high schools golfers.

For the last several months, Providence Police have been targeting an alleged drug house at 203 North Rosemont Drive, having made numerous arrests at that location. On Sunday, police say that someone else targeted that residence.

Webster County Superintendent Rhonda Callaway laid out the proposed format for reopening schools during Monday night’s school board meeting. The model includes four different options for how students can attend classes during the 2020-21 school year.

Less than a month after being sentenced to 27 months in jail in Federal Court for wire fraud, a Webster County native was in court in Dixon last week to face charges of Wanton Abuse/Neglect of Adult by Person.