Wednesday, March 18, 2015

KSP seek missing Hanson man

The Kentucky State Police is currently attempting to locate a missing person.

Jeremy D. Harris, 36, of Hanson, KY, did not show up for work today. He was last heard from/seen on Tuesday, March 17 at approximately 2 p.m. He was last seen wearing an older, faded camouflage shirt and khaki pants. Mr. Harris' description follows:

* Sex: Male * Race: White

Height: 5'8"


* Weight: 185 * Hair: Shaved * Eyes: Brown

Mr. Harris may possibly be operating a 1994 Dodge Dakota pickup truck, red in color, with KY license plate: 391 NSY.

Anyone with information concerning the whereabouts of Mr. Harris is urged to contact the KSP at 1-270-676-3313 or toll-free in Kentucky, at 1-800-222-5555, or your local law enforcement agency.

Brent McDowell

J-E Editor
Everyday the people of Webster County are served by the members of our various local law enforcement agencies. From the city police departments to the Sheriff’s office and Fish and Wildlife officers, these men put their lives on the line every day so that we can be safe.
During 2015 the J-E will look to honor each of these officers by telling their story in the pages of our newspaper. Please, join us in thanking these officers for what they do.
Chief Brent McDowell
Brent McDowell has been with the Providence Police Department for ten years. Six of those he has served in his current position as the chief of police. 

Providence hears city audit, tables water tower demo talks

J-E Reporter
The City of Providence heard the results of their FY2013 audit Monday night during the regular scheduled meeting.  All members were present, with the exception of Councilman Scott Frederick, to hear results of the annual city audit.
Audit Director Jack Somerville, and Harrison Price, CPA of Myriad CPA Group, presented an overview of the audit which included several highlights:  the City’s assets exceeded its liabilities at the close of the fiscal year by $5,238,490; and the City’s total debt decreased by $508,850.  As stated in the formal report, the basic financial statements present two different views of the City through the use of government-wide statements and fund financial statements.  The report also contains additional information to enhance the understanding of the financial condition of the City.  

Local bull takes honors at KY Farm Bureau Beef Expo

J-E Editor
Most people in Webster County known Jeff Pettit as Chairman of the Webster County School Board, but there is a lot more to Pettit than a lot of people know. He is the CEO of Noash Construction, Inc. (NCI), a wireless communication service, maintenance and construction company he founded in 1998. Pettit and his wife, Michelle, also operate Diamond P Cattle Company,  which specializes in purebred Red Angus seed stock and commercial Red Angus replacement females. Pettit also recently completed a term as Chairman of the Webster County Cattlemens’ Association.