Wednesday, August 6, 2014

Providence Council Ok's code enforcement officer

Providence City Council held a brief regular session Monday night, with a short list of items on the agenda.
The council approved a resolution authorizing Mayor Eddie Gooch to enter into an agreement with the Department for Local Government (DLG) and begin the necessary steps for securing funding from the Kentucky General Assembly for several projects.

Sebree to consider amendment to allow church to place digital sign

J-E News Editor
In April the Sebree Christian Church approached the city of Sebree with a request to install a new digital sign in front of their building. What they discovered was a 16 year old ban on digital sinage that blocked their attempt to place the sign.

Middle School Open House Highlights (photo/video)

WCMS now open and ready for students

J-E News Editor
On Monday, August 4, 2014, officials with the Webster County School District made history when they officialy opened the new Webster County Middle School (WCMS) in Dixon. When classing begin on Thursday, August 7, 2014, all seventh and eighth grade students in the county will be housed under the same roof for the first time.

Ministry founded by Sebree man honored by Governor

photo provided

J-E News Editor
Since being founded in January of 2012, Breaking Bread Ministries has served more than 6,400 meals to people in the Madisonville, Kentucky area, with another 12,000 people receiving groceries. 

Avoid Identity Theft by Protecting Your Personal Information

Extension Agent
Your Social Security number and mother’s maiden name are usually needed to steal your identity. Among other information you should keep private are your driver’s license number, credit card numbers and birth date. When filling out forms or making a purchase, give only necessary information. Don’t feel bad about leaving blanks if someone asks too much.​

Century Aluminum to expand Sebree Smelter

J-E News Editor
Century Aluminum Sebree, LLC, announced last Thursday that it would be investing $3 million to create 45 new jobs in an expansion of it’s Sebree aluminum smelter, located right on the Webster-Henderson County line.
The planned expansion comes as part of the company’s new “Premium Products Initiative” which is geared to significantly increase the percentage of molten metal produced to a premium product. Specifically the expansion is aimed at a growing need for premium aluminum billet and rolling slabs for the automotive, aerospace and construction industries.