Cooling Centers Available In Webster County

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Webster County EMA director Jeremy Moore announced at mid day Tuesday that  Cooling Centers will be available at the following locations for anyone needing a place to cool off during the extreme heat that is forecast for this area:   Providence Council Chambers Providence Library  Webster County Library in Dixon Dixon Senior Center Clay Community…

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KHSAA Board of Control Implements Softball Safety Measures

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The Kentucky High School Athletic Association Board of Control conducted its first organizational meeting of the 2017-18 academic year July 14-15 at the Hotel Covington in Northern Kentucky. Over the course of its two-day meeting, the Board took a progressive step in the area of student-athlete safety by approving a recommendation from staff to mandate…

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No. 7 Mine Disaster Claimed Lives of 62 Men

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On August 4, 1917, an explosion at West Kentucky Coal’s #7 mine near Clay claimed the lives of dozens of miners.  For several days, rescue efforts uncovered body after body of miners trapped in the belly of the mine–the total reached 62. For many days, newspapers throughout the country reported on the disaster and later…

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