Public Records

  • Out of the Past March 21

    10 Years Ago

    Week of March 19, 2008

    The Senate passed a bill that, if it were to become law, would require school districts in Kentucky to create a policy on how to deal with bullies.

    Despite missing eight full days and three half-days of school this year for various reasons, students, and teachers in the Casey County school district enjoyed a full, three-day spring break vacation, school officials say.

  • Circuit Court news March 21

    March 12

    Johnny Ray Rodger’s 2016 charges of DUI, terroristic threatening 3rd degree, resisting arrest, carrying a concealed deadly weapon, disorderly conduct, possession of an open beverage container in a motor vehicle and menacing, were dropped after a motion to dismiss for failure to indict.

    Woodford Sheene, Jr., pleaded not guilty to first degree possession of a controlled substance drug unspecified first offense, and trafficking in a controlled substance first degree first offense (methamphetamine). He has a pretrial conference April 9 at 1 p.m.

  • Property transfers March 21

    Jan. 12

  • Police news March 21

    March 14

    Micah Scott Renfro, 27, of Liberty, was cited for assault fourth degree domestic violence with minor injury. According to his citation, police responded to an address on KY 1547 and found that Renfro and his girlfriend Jennifer Lynn Sims were involved in an altercation. They were both arrested. Renfro had bruises and cuts on his chest and hands and “quite a bit of blood” on his hands.

  • Casey County Grand Jury indicts 18, most for theft or drugs


    The Casey County Grand Jury met March 12 and indicted 18 individuals for crimes, most of whom were charged for crime involving theft or drugs.

    Ronnie Steven Means, 39, of Bethelridge, was indicted on two counts. They were possession of a controlled substance in the first degree, first offense (methamphetamine) and possession of drug paraphernalia. According to his indictment, he was found to be in possession of the drug and paraphernalia on Dec. 21, 2017.

  • District Court News Mar 14

    March 6

    Brandi Keith pleaded guilty to disorderly conduct second degree. She was sentenced to 10 days in jail with credit for time served.

    Erica P Lemons pleaded guilty to assault fourth degree domestic violence no visible injury and public intoxication of a controlled substance (excluding alcohol). She was given credit for time served and has a fine of $215.50 due in six months.

    Corey M McCawley pleaded not guilty to possession of marijuana. He has a pretrial conference March 15.

  • Property Transfers March 14

    Jan. 8

    Land Centre Holdings, a South Carolina limited liability company, with a principle office in Danville to John Mark Beard and Sherrie Burdine Beard of Liberty and John Luke Beard of Liberty. A certain tract of land, subject however to the exclusions as set herein, said lands lying and being in Casey County on the waters of Green River in said County for $30,000.

  • Police News Mar. 14

    March 7

    Joseph K Padgett, 26, of Liberty, was cited for misdemeanor criminal littering. According to his citation he threw garbage on private property Dec. 1, 2017, while he was aiding and abetting another person.

    March 9

    Brandon Poff, 27, of Liberty, was cited on two counts of theft by deception including cold checks under $500. According to his citations, he issued a check for $42.16 on March 24, 2017, and another for $60 on Dec. 17, 2017. Both were returned for insufficient funds and no payment was made in 10 days after receiving notic.

  • Out of the Past March 14

    Editor’s note: Betty Wilkerson identified the members of the Coffman family in last week’s issue. They are Oscar and Edna Coffman. Wilkerson is their granddaughter.

    10 Years Ago

    Week of March 12, 2008

  • Out of the past Mar. 7

    10 Years Ago

    Week of March 5, 2008

    A Casey County teenager who was in a vehicle struck by a county road department truck in December 2006 has filed suit, against the county and the driver of the truck.

    Kayla Usi, who was 17 and a student at Casey County High School when the wreck occurred on Dec. 20, 2006, filed the civil action Feb. 27 in Casey Circuit Court through her attorney Jonathan R. Spalding of Lebanon.