Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Tourism looks ahead to 2015

J-E Editor
Tourism is not the first thing that comes to mind when people think of Webster County, Kentucky. The Providence Tourism Commission has spent the last several years striving to change that mentality, but despite several successful events, a general misunderstanding of the organization’s purpose and abilities still persists.

Updated NWS forecast calls for 8-10" of snow, starting between 3-6 p.m.

KYTC Flooding Update

Highway 138 at Slaughters
J-E photo by Taylor Hayes

Water Over Road Report
  The following report was submitted by Keith Todd, KYTC Public Information Officer. In addition to this list, The J-E has learned that water is also over Highway 138 near the railroad tracks in Slaughters.

KSP: Safe Driving Tips

In the coming hours, the Tri-State will be dealing with some wintery weather, so the KSP is asking motorists to be aware and monitor current weather conditions before travel.  

KSP reports that slippery roads were the contributing factor in 26,427 crashes in 2014.

Sewer increase for Sebree ‘out of town’ customers?

Rates could go up by minimum of $84 per month!

J-E Editor
Water and sewer rate talk dominated the Sebree Council meeting on Monday. The primary source of discussion was the sewer rate for Webster County Water customers outside the city who us Sebree sewer. A proposed increase could see those customers paying an additional minimum of $84.19 per month.