Jun 1, 2011
Flood Relief Efforts Continue in Wheatcroft, Blackford
More than a month after heavy rainfall caused extensive flooding of residential areas in the communities of Blackford and Wheatcroft, cleanup and repair efforts to help people whose homes sustained damage, or whose homes may be a total loss.
Clay Council Tackles Flooding Clean-up
Discussion of clean-up and repair work following heavy flooding across much of Webster County, particularly in and around the communities of Clay, Wheatcroft, and Blackford, was the focus of a Clay City Council regular meeting last week.
In new book, two Kentucky families discover surprising racial histories
In the 1840s, Tobias Gibson, a wealthy sugar planter from Louisiana, bought the Thomas January House, at 437 W. Second Street in Lexington.
Webster County Communities Cut Off by Heavy Flooding
As rainfall levels passed the 12-inch mark of standing water over the last week, several roads in Webster County were closed due to flooding - enough to prompt Webster County School District administrators to delay or even cancel school most days - and at least three communities found themselves completely cut off.