Today's News

  • Toys for Kids making Christmas brighter for Casey County children

    By David Stone

    Christmas should be all wrapped up Friday for some Casey County children, but their holiday season is just getting under way.

    Volunteers with Casey County Toys for Kids will begin wrapping the gifts the organization purchased for nearly 500 children during an all-day push at the Central Kentucky Ag-Expo Center to ready the presents for distribution.

  • Street beat

    Taken from the Casey County E911 records, Street Beat represents a history of the initial calls and information used by dispatchers to send officers to investigate complaints. It is not an indication of what the officers found upon arrival or how police may have dealt with the complaint.

    Nov. 27

    4:33 a.m., suspicious person at 223 Smith Street.

    5:07 a.m., EMS at 101 Chestnut Drive.

    7:28 a.m., out of control juvenile at 165 Twin Oaks Road.

    11:51 a.m., escort at 142 KY 49.

  • Casey County Middle School girls attend GEMS at Somerset Community College

    For 10 years, area middle school girls have had the opportunity to explore careers related to math and science thanks to a program at Somerset Community College.

    The Girls Exploring Math and Science Conference is hosted annually on the SCC Somerset campus. This year, students from 14 area middle schools including Adair, Casey, Cumberland, McCreary, Meece, North Laurel, Northern, Rockcastle, Russell, Science Hill, Somerset Christian, South Laurel, Southern and Wayne County took part in the 10th anniversary event.

  • Maintenance key to keep your gardening tools ready

    By Jeneen Wiche

    Taking care of your lawn and garden equipment can make the difference between having stuff that works and stuff that doesn’t! After you are finished preparing your plants for winter don’t forget about your equipment and garden ornaments.

  • Galilean girls lose two at KCAA Holiday Classic

    This last weekend, the Galilean Lady Eagles opened league play after nearly a month since opening the season at home against CEC.

    “The way that the schedule worked out, we had that first game and then several weeks before getting to the league season,” coach Scott Jones said. “We were able to work on some things and have a little break after the volleyball season. We don’t normally get much chance to do that.”

    That break is over as league play got into full swing at the KCAA Holiday Tournament in Louisville last Friday and Saturday.

  • Galilean Eagles go 2-1 in last three, 5-2 this season

    In a home game and two match ups on the road in the last seven days, Galilean boys basketball cruised to a pair of wins and lost a tough test in Louisville.

    “I see that we are growing in some areas,” coach Scott Jones said. “I know that we have a lot to fix between now and February, but if we can come together this team can do some big things.”

    Last Tuesday, Christian Academy of Lawrenceburg came to town and GCA had little trouble taking care of business at home in a 97-62 win.

  • Casey boys fall to North Laurel at Legacy Nissan Classic

    The Casey County Rebel boy’s basketball team traveled over to London last Friday evening to take part in one of the State’s best basketball showcases - the Legacy Nissan Classic. The Rebels squared off with host North Laurel.

    “It is a prestigious event,” coach Jason Price said. “We got to play there last year and It was an honor to be invited again. It is always good to go to an event of that caliber.”

    The Jaguars boast a much more experienced roster this season while Casey has quite a bit of growing to do.

  • Church news

    Apostolic Lighthouse

    Wednesday night Bro. Danny Warrens message was, “The Light Figure,” from 1 Peter 3:18-21. Attendance was 15. Bro. Eric Miller started Sunday morning with, “The eyes of the Lord,” from Proverbs 15:1-3. Bro. Danny’s message was “Making a place for good in my life.” From 2 Kings 4:8-10. Sunday night Bro. Eric started with “I’ll fly away.” From I Corinthians 6:14-17. Bro. Danny’s message was “Come and see for yourself,” from John 1:45-46. Attendance was 22.

  • Out of the Past

    10 Years Ago
    Week of Dec. 5, 2007

    Nearly two and one-half years after intruders broke into the home of an elderly Casey County man, robbing and assaulting him, an arrest has been made in the case.

    The Economic Development authority of Liberty-Casey County wass under new leadership, as new executive director Tami Vater took over Nov. 26.

    Three teenagers had been arrested after they allegedly went on a spree early Thursday morning, breaking into as many as 12 vehicles.

  • Jones Park Honor Roll and Perfect Attendance


    Attendance: Draedon Littlejohn, Bryson Raney, Myles Allen, Andrea Carman, Deanna Snow, Sadie Corder, Stephan Lawless, Shaylee Luttrell, Kyle Patterson, Braven Pennington, Isabella Strickland, Raylan Ware

    1st Grade

    Attendance: Ellen Bastin, Aida Durham, Gabriel Beach, Kellan Hill, Jameelah Bills, Natalie Luttrell, Andrew Elmore, Emily Miller, Logan Goodin, Sierra Lawhorn, Braylyn Richards, Madison Wall, Mariah Walls, Lucas Warren, Isabella Wiseman

    2nd Grade