Webster County Newswire

Webster County Newswire

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  1. Mason City man sentenced to 5 years after assaulting womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | The Messenger

    A Mason City man was sentenced to five years in prison Monday in Webster County District Court after pleading guilty to assaulting a woman. Pierce admitted to assaulting a woman he was dating by pushing her to the ground and punching and kicking her.

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  2. Coleman District case still set for trial March 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 7 | The Messenger

    ... and proof of insurance and bonding. When there was no response, attorney Ernest Kersten filed a petition in Webster County District Court on Oct. 12, 2016, seeking the records on behalf of Jones and Ely. Those documents were released on Jan. 18, ...

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  3. Poldervaart arraignment scheduledRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 3 | The Messenger

    The case of a former Fort Dodge Senior High School assistant swim coach accused of sexual abuse has been sent to Webster County District Court. That is where Poldervaart will enter pleas of guilty or not guilty to two counts of third-degree sexual abuse and one count of sexual exploitation by a school employee.

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  4. Kentucky women bring home top rodeo titlesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 30 | The Paducah Sun Online Edition

    ... earlier this month in the 2017 Miss Rodeo USA Pageant. Brittany Howard, 24, of Slaughters, a small town in Webster County, was the first Kentucky woman in history to become Miss Rodeo USA. Meanwhile, Madison Moxley, 20, of Paducah, won the Miss ...

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  5. Shelton Enters Alford Plea on Sexual Abuse ChargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2017 | WEHT

    The plea deal comes nearly a year and a half after Shelton was first charged for allegedly sexually abusing a woman in Webster County. The deal requires shelton to serve 120 days of a 360 day jail sentence, and be on probation for two years.

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  6. Webster County Man Guilty In Fatal Texting While Driving CrashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2017 | WHO-TV

    A Webster County man could face up to 20 years in prison after killing two people while texting and driving. On Monday 21 year old Colten Bills was found guilty of two counts of vehicular homicide in Webster County District Court.

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  7. Compensation board to meet Jan. 18Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2017 | The Messenger

    The Webster County Compensation Board will meet on Jan. 18 at 4:30 p.m. in the conference room on the first floor of the Webster County Courthouse. This is an organizational meeting, during which the Board will discuss and set salary recommendations for Webster County elected officials.

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  8. Mine Deaths Record Low in 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2017 | WIKY-FM Evansville

    ... tallied 12. Only 3 of 2016's deaths occured in the tri-state. The first occured in January at Dotiki Mine in Webster County, Kentucky. March saw the second local death in Harlan County, Kentucky, at the Huff Creek Number 1 Mine. The third incident ...

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  9. Family of missing Kentucky woman seeks police recordsRead the original story

    Dec 22, 2016 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    An attorney for the family of a missing Kentucky woman has filed an appeal aimed at gaining access to the chain of custody of a 911 tape from the day the Webster County woman disappeared more than 20 years ago. According to media reports, the appeal brings the matter before a circuit judge who potentially could order Kentucky State Police to produce the chain of custody document and the tape itself for the judge to hear before making a decision.

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  10. Report: Crushed miner didn't have safety deviceRead the original story

    Dec 2, 2016 | The Paducah Sun Online Edition

    ... an emergency shut-off device, and that his managers had not provided a way to securely attach it. Managers at Webster County Coal's Dotiki Mine knew about the problem but didn't address it, potentially exposing the company to a higher fine, the ...

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  11. Report: Crushed Kentucky miner was not wearing safety deviceRead the original story

    Dec 20, 2016 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    Federal investigators have concluded that a worker crushed to death by a machine at a Kentucky coal mine wasn't wearing an emergency shut-off device, and that his managers had not provided a way to securely attach it. Citing a U.S. Mine Safety and Health Administration report, the Lexington Herald-Leader says managers at Webster County Coal's Dotiki Mine knew about the problem but didn't address it, potentially exposing the company to a higher fine.

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  12. Webster sinks Calloway at own tournamentRead the original story

    Dec 2, 2016 | The Paducah Sun Online Edition

    Webster 69, Calloway 58 -- At Dixon, in the third quarter of their game at the Webster County Holiday Classic, Calloway County kept turning the ball over and the hosting Trojans converted layups.

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  13. Coleman sewer board headed to courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2016 | The Messenger

    ... and proof of insurance and bonding. When there was no response, attorney Ernest Kersten filed a petition in Webster County District Court on Oct. 12 seeking the records on behalf of Jones and Ely, who are identified as Appointed District ...

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  14. Peter gets 10 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2016 | The Daily Freeman-Journal

    A man who admitted robbing a Duncombe business armed with a machete last month has been sentenced to 10 years in prison. Christopher David Peter, 21, of Webster City, pleaded guilty Friday in Webster County District Court to second-degree robbery, according to Webster County Attorney Jennifer Benson.

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  15. Duncombe robber gets 10 years in prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2016 | The Messenger

    A man who admitted robbing a Duncombe business armed with a machete last month has been sentenced to 10 years in prison. Christopher David Peter, 21, of Webster City, pleaded guilty Friday in Webster County District Court to second-degree robbery, according to Webster County Attorney Jennifer Benson.

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  16. Henderson Co EMA director warns people about outdoor burning lawsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2016 | WAVE-TV Louisville

    ... t out an updated list of those that are under a burn ban. Those include Hopkins, Muhlenberg, Ohio, Union, and Webster county. In Indiana, almost all of our Tri-state counties have a ban, with the exception of Posey and Perry county.

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  17. County crook found guiltyRead the original story

    Nov 2, 2016 | Webster County Citizen

    A former Webster County employee guilty last month to a Class C felony for his role in defrauding the county out of more than $17,000. Billy Breitenstein, who served as an administrative assistant to Webster County Clerk Stan Whitehurst until July 2013 pled guilty Oct. 14 to receiving stolen property.

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  18. Webster Co. Constable arrested on Sexual Abuse charges following KSP investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2016 | WFIE-TV Evansville

    On Oct. 28, 2016, Webster County Constable Dennis Shelton, 52-years-old, of Sebree, was arrested by Kentucky State Police on two counts of Sexual Abuse in the first degree. The arrest stems from information given to KSP by a woman on Oct. 24, 2016.

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  19. When voting absentee, don't forget to signRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2016 | The Messenger

    Voters in Webster County are taking advantage of the state's absentee voting system to get their ballot in early ahead of the Nov. 8 general election. But they need to make sure they read the directions, or their votes may not be counted, said Webster County Auditor Carol Messerly.

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  20. Elk population in Ky.Read the original story

    Oct 11, 2016 | Harlan Daily Enterprise

    ... but market hunting and habitat loss caused their numbers to decline. The state's last elk was killed in Webster County 141 years ago. The elk herd established in 1997 in rural, mountainous eastern Kentucky by the Kentucky Department of Fish and ...

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