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Today's News

  • Protecting students in Kentucky

    By Mitch McConnell 

    Last December, Bernie Sanders, a liberal Senator from Vermont, led every single Senate Democrat to impose an endowment tax of around $1 million per year on Berea College.

  • Learning lessons from the 1918 flu pandemic

    By Stuart W. Sanders

    Kentucky Historical Society

    One afternoon in May 1918, my 12-year-old grandfather was walking home from school in Louisville when he encountered a man from his neighborhod.

    Run home fast, the man said, your father’s dead.

    With this abrupt message, my grandfather sprinted home, tears streaming down his face. His father had died from “edema of the lungs,” which was brought about by complications from influenza.

  • Police News Feb. 14

    Feb. 5

  • District Court News Feb. 14

    Feb. 6

    Jerry Cochran was charged with alcohol intoxication in a public place, which was amended from first or second offense, to third or greater. He pleaded not guilty and has a Feb. 20 court date.

    Pamela Michele Luttrell pleaded guilty to two DUI charges. Her first offense was from Oct. 18. She received 90 days suspended sentence and $790.50 in fines. Her second offense was from Jan. 15. She received a suspended sentence of one year, to serve 14 days, $915 in fines, and she must attend ADE classes.

    Feb. 8

  • Casey Grand Jury indicts 13 in February

    The Casey County Grand Jury convened Feb. 2 and indicted 13 individuals for felony charges, with seven being charged with methamphetamine crimes.

  • Casey honors distinguished students

    Before Feb. 2 boys’ basketball game versus Woodford County, Casey County’s Board of Education took time to honor students that score distinguished on last years state exams.

  • Milbern celebrates 97th birthday

    Beulah Douglas Milbern celebrated her 97th birthday on Feb. 10, 2018. She is a 1938 Middleburg High School graduate, and is the mother of seven children. She has 10 grandchildren, 2 great-grandchildren, and 3 great-great-grandchildren. She has seen all 50 states and several countries. She lives in Ohio near three of her daughters who enjoy word games with her.

  • Ways to extend winter hay supplies

    By David Kessler

    Marion Co. Agricultural & Natural Resources Agent

    Over the past week or so I have heard a few farmers saying they are concerned about whether their hay supplies will last through the winter. I don’t think this is a widespread problem, but if you find yourself in a tight supply situation you can do a number of things to extend your hay supply.

  • Casey student earns All-State Choir

    Casey County High School freshman Ashlynn Hill was selected for the Kentucky Music Educators Association All State Choir. She competed against choir students from all over the state on Feb. 7 and 8 at the Kentucky Center for the Arts. This is the highest choir honor in the state.

  • Somerset needs OT for revenge win over the Lady Eagles

    It was just two weeks ago that the Lady Eagles were able to get a big Region win at the expense of Somerset on their home floor 48-37. The Lady Cougars turned the tables at Galilean Monday night in a very odd game, but it took overtime for them to do it.