http://www.caseynews.net/todaysnews/rss.xml en Christmas activities abound http://www.caseynews.net/content/christmas-activities-abound-0 <p> With the Thanksgiving holiday now past, Christmas events for every member of the family are on the calendar.</p> Remains identified as missing woman http://www.caseynews.net/content/remains-identified-missing-woman <p> Human remains recovered in Casey County have been identified as those of a missing Russell County woman.</p> <p> The skeletal remains were discovered the weekend of Nov. 19 in a wooded area behind Dogwalk Market in Dunnville. Through dental records, they have been identified by the state&rsquo;s chief medical examiner as those of Whitney Danielle Copley, state police in Columbia said.</p> Liberty business people address Fiscal Court about flooding http://www.caseynews.net/content/liberty-business-people-address-fiscal-court-about-flooding <p> A group of local business people addressed Casey Fiscal Court recently about doing more to clear gravel and dead trees from the Green River to alleviate flooding.</p> <p> &ldquo;Cumulatively, I guess we all just feel like we&rsquo;re missing a record dry spell opportunity to get in the river and get it cleaned out. I&rsquo;d just like to get your all&rsquo;s opinion on that and where you all think we are with that and is there anything we can do to speed things up,&rdquo; Todd Hoskins told the court Nov. 21.</p> Johnson new manager at Tractor Supply http://www.caseynews.net/content/johnson-new-manager-tractor-supply <p> David Johnson is an affable man with a ready smile and a heart to serve people, which he has been doing most of his working career.</p> <p> In his new role as manager of Liberty&rsquo;s Tractor Supply store, Johnson, 60, brings more than 30 years experience in the retail management sector, having worked for Walmart.</p> <p> &ldquo;I&rsquo;m just so pleased Tractor Supply gave me the opportunity to be in an area close to home, in an area that I know,&rdquo; Johnson said.</p> School district hires coaches, names baseball field http://www.caseynews.net/content/school-district-hires-coaches-names-baseball-field <p> Meeting Nov. 14, the Casey County Board of Education hired a number of coaches and named the baseball field at Casey County High School.</p> <p> In his report to the board, Superintendent Marion Sowders named Adam Dean assistant softball coach, Candace Crowe, assistant track/cross country coach; and Kevin Crutchfield, assistant football coach. Loren Pennington was hired as boys soccer coach at Casey County Middle School.</p> <p> The board also approved the naming of the baseball facility Mays-Durham Field.</p> Street Beat: November 30, 2016 http://www.caseynews.net/content/street-beat-november-30-2016 <p> <em>Taken from the Casey County E911 records, Street Beat represents a history of the initial calls and the information used by the dispatcher to send officers to investigate complaints. It is not an indication of what the officers found upon arrival at the scene or how police may have dealt with the complaint.<br /> <br /> </em></p> Police News: November 30, 2016 http://www.caseynews.net/content/police-news-november-30-2016 <p> <strong>Drugs</strong></p> Skeletal remains found in Dunnville http://www.caseynews.net/content/skeletal-remains-found-dunnville <p> Skeletal remains found over the weekend in Casey County could help provide answers in the case of a missing Russell County woman.</p> <p> Authorities can&rsquo;t say yet if the remains found in a wooded area behind Dogwalk Market in Dunnville are those of Whitney Danielle Copley, 24, who went missing nearly 14 months ago, but the location is close to where she was last seen.</p> <p> Casey County Sheriff Jerry Coffman said the bones and women&rsquo;s clothing were found Saturday and Sunday in a wooded area about a mile behind the store.</p>