Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Clay Postmaster to retire

J-E News Editor
On Friday the citizens of Clay will bid farewell to longtime Postmaster Larry Campbell. Campbell, who has been at the Clay Post Office since 1996, will be retiring from the postal service as of Friday, September 26, 2014.

Alliance CEO to Address Kyndle Industry of the Year Event

Joe Craft, CEO of Alliance
Resource Partners
Joe Craft, president and CEO of Alliance Resource Partners, will be the featured speaker at the 2014 Kyndle Industry of the Year Award breakfast, set for 7:30 a.m. on Oct. 16 at the Henderson Fine Arts Center.
“Joe Craft is certainly one of the most prominent business leaders ever to speak at an event in Henderson County, and we’re very excited he’ll be joining us for the Industry of the Year breakfast,” Kyndle CEO Brad Schneider said. “The coal industry is crucial to the economic vitality of our region, and as CEO of the company that operates River View Coal and several other mines in the Tri-State area, Joe is a uniquely qualified to talk about the current status of large industry in our region and what the future may hold.” 

FEMA threatens to withhold disaster monies if county does not approve flood maps

J-E News Editor
In February Webster County became only the second county in the state of Kentucky to reject updated Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA) flood maps, following the lead of Lyon County Fiscal Court and Lyon County Judge Executive Wade White. On Monday those maps were up for discussion again.

School Board approves bond refinancing, 2014-2015 budget

District will save $5,385 per year for next twelve years

J-E News Editor
Webster County School Board members approved a measure on Monday that will save the district approximately $77,177 over the next twelve years by refinancing bonds issued in 2005.