The start of 2021 also means a new beginning for the Webster County Sheriff's Office.
Friday, January 1st, 2021, was Sheriff Donald Jones' first day as the head of the Sheriff's Office.
Sheriff Jones of Sebree was appointed to fill the position left open by the retirement of Sheriff Frankie Springfield.
Jones has served as Chief Deputy under Sheriff Springfield for over 15 years. He has been with the department since 1996.