Today's News

  • Cravens scores 1,000th point

    After defeating district rival Rockcastle on Jan. 11, sophomore guard Gena Beth Cravens was honored for her accomplish of join the Lady Rebels 1,000 point club.

    Cravens, who has been playing on the varsity team since she has been in seventh grade becomes the 16th member of the 1,000-point club.

    As seventh grader Cravens averaged 2.6 points per game, in eighth she averaged 10.6 points per game, as a freshman she averaged 15.2 points per game and this season she is averaging 15.2 points per game and shooting a career high 47 percent from the floor.

  • Church News Jan. 17

    Mt. Olive

    Attendance at Mt. Olive Christian Church was 46 for Sunday school. The lesson, “A Bold Faith”, was from Daniel 3:19-23, 26-28. Worship service had 82. The message, “Peace”, was from Philippians 4:1-9. There was no evening service. Wednesday at 7 p.m. is Bible Study. We’ll be studying from Ecclesiastes 5.

    Birthdays were Danielle Weddle and Kaitlyn Sallee.

  • Out of the Past - Jan. 17

    10 Years Ago

    Week of Jan. 16, 2008

    A campaign by the Casey County Sheriff’s Department to clean up old warrants was paying off. As, of Monday, 23 of the 50 people wanted on outstanding warrants, who names have been published in The Casey County News since the first of December, have been served.

    Schools across the commonwealth could see significant cuts in state funding for the 2008-09 school year, and the most drastic cuts could result in a loss of more than $1 million in state funding for the Casey County School district, school officials say.

  • Buises celebrate 50th anniversary

    Bernal and Peggy Buis, of Eubank, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with family and friends at 2 p.m. Friday, Jan. 20, 2018, at the Eubank Senior Citizen Center. No gifts please.

    They were married Jan. 22, 1968 at the Eubank Church of Christ by Bro. Elliott Hill and Bro. Harold Carter.

    Bernal is the son of the late Ervin and Mildren Buis. Peggy is the daughter of Russell and Chestine Wall, of Yosemite.

    They are retired teachers from the Pulaski County Board of Education.

  • A million-dollar talk goes great with baking cookies

    By Gloria Yoder

    I like goals and the New Year is a great time to plan some. Having a goal, then reaching it has a satisfaction all its own. My husband, Daniel, is the same way. He likes knowing what he’s aiming for, and reaching his mark and perhaps even outdoing his last time of tackling the a similar task. Here’s my question: how is it possible to have all these goals to spur us on, yet not become discouraged if they can’t be reached?

  • Spelling bee winners

    Sixth grader Abby Pendleton, right, from Walnut Hill Elementary School, is the Casey County KY Derby Spelling Bee winner after the competition Jan. 9. Talia Sizemore, left, a fifth grader from Galilean Christian Academy, was runner up. Pendleton will compete in Louisville March 17 at the state contest.

  • Dancing with the Rebels to be held Jan. 27

    This year’s addition of “Dancing with the Rebels” promises to have something for everyone, as members of the Casey County High School Cheer Team will partner up with local dancers to raise money for their upcoming trip to Orlando for their National Competition.
    The competition takes place at 6 p.m. on Jan. 27 at Casey County High School gym. Admission for the event is $5, with children 5 and under getting in free.

  • Casey District observes School Board Recognition Month

    Casey County School District

    Kentucky will again observe January as School Board Recognition Month and the Casey County Schools is joining in the celebration.

    The Casey County Board of Education is composed of Dr. Michael Turner (Chair), Marilyn Coffey (Vice-Chair), Joey Tucker, Vernon Clark and Melissa Richards.

  • Higdon updates on 2018 legislative session

    Sen. Jimmy Higdon

  • Property Transfers

    Nov. 1

    Paul Carman and Judy Carman, of Yosemite, to Travis Allen Wall, of Yosemite, a parcel of land on the waters of Hatter Creek. $1,500.

    Nov. 5

    Jeffery Ewalt and C. Ewalt, of Tega Cay, S.C., to Glenn E Pevy, of Louisville, a parcel of land on the waters of West Casey Creek, 1 acre more or less, for $57,000.

    Nov. 22

    Robert Myers and Kathy Myers, to Kelly Sayre and Bradford Brock, 1448 Elmore Hill Rod, in Liberty, $91,500.

    Nov. 28