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Today's News

  • Excellent yields from crops this year

    By David Kessler

    Marion County agricultural and natural resource agent

  • Highway Safety reminds holiday travelers to buckle up

    With Thanksgiving quickly approaching, the Kentucky Office of High­way Safety (KOHS) is joining in a national effort to send Thanksgiving travelers an important lifesaving reminder to buckle up – every trip, every time.

  • Cross country teams perform on and off the course

    The Running Rebels have qualified for State a school record three years in a row while the Lady Rebels have their own school-record streak of five years going, but the most recent accolades for these teams only slightly have to do with that success.

    The KHSAA and the Kentucky Track and Cross Country Coaches Association (KTCCCA) have released their State All Academic Teams for the 2017 season - there are a bunch of Casey County names.

  • GCA boys basketball moves to 3-1 with two road wins

    After a loss in the home opener put Galilean at 1-1 to start the season, the Eagles took to the road last week.

    It was an important league match up in Somerset with Cumberland Christian Home Educators (CCHE) on Thursday for Galilean. The last time the two teams met, CCHE beat GCA for the first time in recent memory 69-58 (Dec. 8, 2016).

  • Rebels football turns in another historic season

    While the second-round, 44-41 loss to Powell County still stings, there is plenty to help the Casey County Rebel Football team keep their heads held high like finishing a Casey record 6th in the AP poll.

    This is a team that had just come off a historically magical season in 2016 and, outside of those associated with the program, there weren’t many lining up to say that the 2017 installment would be knocking on the record book door.

    Instead, before the ink could dry on records by the 2016 team, the 2017 squad made their own adjustments.

  • Public records

    Property transfers

    Vicky Brown and Sandy Neff coexecutrices of the last will and testament of Clifford Harold Hamm to Clement Woodrum and Viva Woodrum, of Liberty, a one half interest in a parcel of land on Casey Creek. $11,500.

    Estate of Eileen Hamm to Clement Woodrum and Viva Woodrum, of Liberty, shares of three parcels on Casey Creek, $26,500.

    Larry Scott, of Liberty, to Michael True and Judy True, of Liberty, a parcel of land on the Green River, on River Street. $6,000.

  • Winterize your strawberry patches for a bigger harvest next year

    By Jeneen Wiche

    If you want strawberries from your garden next season you should do a little mulching now in order to protect the buds that have already been set. These buds were set back in August, in fact. The weather was decent at the time so it should be a good year for the berries; as long as they make it through the winter unscathed.

  • Rebel Madness throwing it back with old school uniforms

    By Charity Price
    Boys Basketball Booster President

    Lifetime Rebel fans will gather for a community event celebrating the Fall Sport Seasons of Basketball and Cheer, featuring performances by CCHS Band and local entertainment groups. Rebel Madness, an annual event, taking place at CCHS this Friday, Nov. 17 at 6:30 p.m., will herald the second year for returning coaches, Tara Weddle, Girls Basketball and Jason Price, Boys Basketball with a throwback theme inspired by the hit pop song by Portugal.The Man, “Rebel Just For Kicks”.

  • Galilean falls in State Championship rematch

    The three-time defending KCSAA State Champion Galilean Eagles opened their 2017-18 title defense at home Friday night with a very tough opponent.

    Home school co-op, Christian Education Consortium (CEC), from Louisville lost to Galilean by three in the State Title Game last season and GCA head coach Scott Jones doesn’t shy away from bringing in top teams to face his Eagles.

  • Diabetes Awareness Day