http://www.caseynews.net/todaysnews/rss.xml en Ordinances passed on ‘summary’ understanding http://www.caseynews.net/content/ordinances-passed-%E2%80%98summary%E2%80%99-understanding <p> Liberty City Council passed two ordinances without largely having seen the ordinances in their entirety before first and second readings.<br /> The council held first reading on Nov. 12 with second reading on Nov. 14, adopting a city smoking ban and also implementing a 3 percent restaurant tax that diners will pay. Both measures take effect Jan.1.<br /> Mayor-elect Steven Brown said that he voted in favor of the restaurant tax and against the smoking ban based on his understanding of the ordinances.<br /> Audit of fiscal court has numerous findings http://www.caseynews.net/content/audit-fiscal-court-has-numerous-findings <p> Kentucky State Auditor Adam Edelen recently released the 2013 audit for Casey County Fiscal Court and the Casey County Detention Center, making 15 comments about &ldquo;material weaknesses,&rdquo; which deal with bookkeeping and other issues.<br /> n An auditor noted that fiscal court didn&rsquo;t comply with proper bidding requirements per Kentucky law. Hudson Materials was paid $214,863 for road materials without obtaining bids. Anything in excess of $20,000 has to be bid out.<br /> Casey County KY ASAP receives $125,000 grant http://www.caseynews.net/content/casey-county-ky-asap-receives-125000-grant <p> Efforts to prevent Casey County youth drug use are sure to be increased now that the Casey County Kentucky Agency for Substance Abuse Policy has received a Drug Free Communities grant of $125,000 per year, for the next five years.<br /> As a leading campaign to aid communities in the prevention of youth drug use, the Drug Free Communities Support Program provides grants to local, drug-free coalitions to increase collaboration among community organizations.<br /> 15-year-old motocross racer wins 40 this year http://www.caseynews.net/content/15-year-old-motocross-racer-wins-40-year <img src="http://www.caseynews.net/sites/www.caseynews.net/files/imagecache/thumb85/baileyjones.jpg" alt="Bailey Jones won the Kentucky State Championship for the 250-C Class 12-16-year-olds on Nov. 2 at Daniel Boone Motocross Park in London. Jones has won 39 races this year in Kentucky, Tennessee and Ohio. He is the son of Nick and Mandi Jones of Calvary Ridge." title="Bailey Jones won the Kentucky State Championship for the 250-C Class 12-16-year-olds on Nov. 2 at Daniel Boone Motocross Park in London. Jones has won 39 races this year in Kentucky, Tennessee and Ohio. He is the son of Nick and Mandi Jones of Calvary Ridge." align="left" hspace="6" width="70" height="85" /><p> At the age of three, Bailey Jones was already revving the engine of a motocross bike and now, at age 15, he is not only racing his Honda across finish lines, but he&rsquo;s winning.<br /> Son of Nick and Mandi Jones of the Calvary Ridge area, Bailey Jones recently won the Kentucky State Championship for the 250-C class, ages 12-15, on Nov. 2 at the Daniel Boone Motocross Park in London.<br /> Police News 11-26-14 http://www.caseynews.net/content/police-news-11-26-14 <p> Assault<br /> <br /> Adam Jeremy Ford, 21, of 626 Hustonville St., Liberty, was arrested on Nov. 16 at his residence by Lt. Ronnie Smith and charged with fourth-degree assault, domestic violence minor injury. Court records indicate that Holly Brockman said that Ford choked her, struck her in the face, and held her face down on the floor. Brockman had injuries to her neck, face, and forehead. Also, Ford tore the clothing of a 10-month-old child when he tried to wrestle the child away from Brockman, court records state.<br /> <br /> Drugs<br /> <br /> Street Beat 11-26-14 http://www.caseynews.net/content/street-beat-11-26-14 <p> 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 /> Nov. 17<br /> 7:28 a.m.., child abuse complaint at Breeden &amp; Withers.<br /> 7:30 a.m., non-injury accident on W. Ky. 70.<br /> 12:13 p.m., request officer at 178 Woodrum Ridge Rd.<br /> 2:11 p.m., reckless driver at ag center.<br /> Restaurant Tax Ordinance for City of Liberty http://www.caseynews.net/content/restaurant-tax-ordinance-city-liberty <p> ORDINANCE NO. 14-<br /> CITY OF LIBERTY, KENTUCKY<br /> RESTAURANT TAX<br /> <br /> AN ORDINANCE LEVYING A RESTAURANT TAX PURSUANT TO KRS 91A.400 ON THE RETAIL SALES BY ALL RESTAURANTS DOING BUSINESS IN THE CITY OF LIBERTY. ALL MONEYS COLLECTED FROM THE TAX AUTHORIZED BY THIS ORDINANCE SHALL BE TURNED OVER TO THE LIBERTY TOURISM &amp; CONVENTION COMMISSION.<br /> <br /> WHEREAS, the Liberty city council desires to ensure additional funding for the Liberty<br /> Tourism &amp; Convention Commission,<br /> Smoke Free Ordinance for City of Liberty http://www.caseynews.net/content/smoke-free-ordinance-city-liberty <p> &nbsp;</p> <style type="text/css"> P { margin-bottom: 0.08in; }</style> <p align="CENTER" style="margin-left: 1in; margin-right: 1.08in; margin-bottom: 0in"> <b>CITY OF LIBERTY</b></p> <p align="CENTER" style="margin-left: 1in; margin-right: 1.08in; margin-bottom: 0in"> <b>COMMONWEALTH OF KENTUCKY</b></p> <p align="CENTER" style="margin-left: 1in; margin-right: 1.08in; margin-bottom: 0in"> <b>ORDINANCE NO. ______ - 2012- _______</b></p> <p style="margin-bottom: 0in"> &nbsp;</p>