Local News

  • Obituaries for Nov. 4, 2009
  • Miller trial postponed

    The trial of a young woman accused of trying to kill her grandfather by lacing his coffee with antifreeze was scheduled to begin today (Wednesday) in Casey Circuit Court.

    However, Mark Stanziano, the attorney for Brittney Ann Miller, filed a motion on Friday, asking Judge James G. Weddle for more time for defense experts to examine a computer hard drive that was seized by law enforcement officials during a search of the home belonging to Miller’s grandfather, Leonard Walls.

  • Election 2010

    With about a year before the next general election on Nov. 2, 2010, Casey County Clerk Eva Miller said that today (Wednesday) is the first day candidates can file to run for election in the partisan and non-partisan races.

    In the partisan races, which encompass county seats such as county clerk, magistrates, judge/executive, attorney, surveyor, clerk, jailer, coroner, P.V.A., constables and sheriff, the deadline for filing is Jan. 26, 2010 at 4 p.m., Miller said.

    Miller said there has been a lot of interest generated already in the upcoming elections.

  • Noah Lee Stull, infant

    Noah Lee Stull died Sunday, Nov. 1, 2009 at the University of Kentucky Hospital in Lexington.

    He was the infant son of Jessie and Christen Cartwright Stull.

    Besides his parents, survivors include his paternal grandparents, Mary and Robert Whitaker of Kings Mountain.

    He was preceded in death by his maternal grandmother, Susan Tucker; and paternal great-grandfather, Hershel Padgett Jr.

    Funeral services were Nov. 3 at Friendship Old Regular Baptist Church in Waynesburg by Bro. Emery Caudill. Burial was in Friendship Cemetery.

  • Praying for a safe return

    Yellow ribbons are wrapped around the porch posts at Charles Randolph’s home, a testament to the fact that friends and family are awaiting his homecoming.

    Randolph, 55, disappeared from his home at 18 Cochran Road, just off Grove Ridge Road, nearly three weeks ago.

    On Sunday night, about 200 people gathered in the front yard of his home for a candlelight vigil, offering up prayers for his safe return.

  • Juanita Coffman, 72

    Juanita Jean Matherly Coffman of Danville died Monday, Nov. 2, 2009 at the Danville Centre for Health and Rehabilitation. She was 72.

    Born on Dec. 17, 1936 in Boyle County, she was a daughter of the late James and Mamie Chambers Matherly. She was the widow of Darold B. Coffman.

    She was a homemaker and attended Salt River Baptist Church.

  • James A. Clements 68

    James A. Clements of Elmwood Place, Ohio died Sunday, Nov. 1, 2009 at the Jewish Hospital. He was 68.

    Born on Dec. 3, 1940 in Clementsville, he was a son of the late Fletcher and Bernice Wethington Clements.

    He was a former Boy Scout Master, St. Aloysisu Church board member and communion lay distributor, Elmwood Place firefighter, EMT/CPR instructor and fire chief, DESC firefighter, WPAFB firefighter and assistant chief and president of Gov. Bebb Pioneer Group.

  • Dwayne Roach, 36

    Dwayne Scott Roach of Junction City died Monday, Nov. 2, 2009. He was 36.

    Born on Sept. 26, 1973 in Boyle County, he was a son of Martin and Ann Pemberton Roach.

    Besides his parents, survivors include a brother, Mark Roach of Danville; and a sister, Tammy Foley of Georgetown.

    Funeral services will be Thursday, Nov. 5 at 2 p.m. at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home by Rev. David Smith. Burial will be in Junction City Cemetery.

    Visitation will be today (Nov. 4) from 6 to 9 p.m.

  • Police News 11-4-09

    Vehicle stolen from driveway

    The Casey County Sheriff’s Department is investigating the theft of a vehicle taken from a driveway sometime in the last two months.

    Deputy Chad Weddle said Kristi York, of 66 Wilson Ridge Estates, Liberty, reported on Oct. 24 that her 2000 Chevy Cavalier was missing from the home of her ex-boyfriend, Dennis Luttrell, at 7087 East Ky. 70. York said she had left the vehicle in Luttrell’s driveway in April, as it would not run. She last saw the car in September.

  • New bridge on Ky. 70 West to be named for veterans

    The new bridge on Ky. 70 West over Green River just outside Liberty will soon be christened with a name that will honor former members of the United States Armed Forces.

    The Casey County Fiscal Court passed a resolution Monday officially naming the bridge the “Veteran’s Memorial Bridge.”

    According to Judge-Executive Ronald Wright, the court wanted to aid community leaders in honoring veterans.

    Wright said the official dedication ceremony will be Nov. 12 at noon at the bridge and the public is invited to attend.