en Overdose cases in Casey on rise <p> Statistics provided at a meeting Thursday of the Casey County Agency for Substance Abuse Policy Thursday are shocking in and of themselves.<br /> Compiled by ASAP, from Sept. 1, 2015, through July 31, 2016, 78 drug-and alcohol-related overdose emergency room visits at Casey County Hospital were reported, with 53 of the 78 being ages 40 and under. The remaining 35 ranged in age from 41-90.<br /> Stolen Casey semi recovered in Pulaski <p> A tractor-trailer stolen from a Casey County trucking business has been recovered in Pulaski County along with some of its load of farm equipment.<br /> Casey Sheriff Jerry Coffman said the semi tractor and flatbed trailer stolen from Campbell Trucking earlier this month were recovered Friday evening by the Pulaski County Sheriff&rsquo;s Office.<br /> The truck had no significant damage, but the name had been painted over and the Department of Transportation numbers had been removed, he said.<br /> Tax bills hit mailboxes Sept. 30 <p> As has been the case the past several years, property tax bills will hit mailboxes the end of September.<br /> A tax bill for the owner of a house assessed at $76,000 will pay $706.25 in taxes. About half of that will go to the Casey County School District.<br /> Taxpayers who pay by Nov. 1 will receive a 2 percent discount.<br /> For the owner of that $76,000 house, the discount would lower their tax bill to $692.13.<br /> Those paying by Dec. 31 will pay the face value of their bill.<br /> Cundiff relates Peace Corps experience <p> Heather Cundiff gazes into the distance as she ponders a question about how her time in Ethiopia changed her.<br /> &ldquo;Gosh, so many ways. It&rsquo;s hard to even put into words. I&rsquo;ve been trying to analyze that since I&rsquo;ve been back. I don&rsquo;t know how to put that into words,&rdquo; she said.<br /> Judgement House brings Jesus to the ‘Broken’ <p> People from all walks of life carry burdens of brokenness in their spirits the outside world may never see.<br /> But Jesus Christ, who knows their lives intimately, can use other life experiences to show His love, grace, and mercy, before it&rsquo;s too late.<br /> That&rsquo;s the premise behind Judgement House: &ldquo;Broken,&rdquo; a drama that will unfold at First Baptist Church beginning Wednesday night, Oct. 5. The church is at 300 Hustonville St.<br /> Most court cases drug-related <p> As has become the norm in Casey County Circuit Court, the vast majority of cases before Judge Judy Vance are drug-related.</p> Police News: September 28, 2016 <p> <strong>Assault</strong></p> Street Beat: September 28, 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>