http://www.caseynews.net/todaysnews/rss.xml en Galilean Christian Academy wins state basketball title http://www.caseynews.net/content/galilean-christian-academy-wins-state-basketball-title <img src="http://www.caseynews.net/sites/www.caseynews.net/files/imagecache/thumb85/_galilean-home_bball-shot.jpg" alt="The Galilean Christian Academy Eagles took home the state championship trophy on Saturday in Lexington with a 79-71 victory over Bluegrass United in the Kentucky Christian School Athletic Association 4A tournament. From left are Coach Scott Jones (holding Brody Jones), Abraham Latko, Jordan Martin, Josh Amuzu, Cameron Martin, Caleb Stanley, Aaron Lange, Isaac Tucker, Jacob Burgess, Quincy Burt. Devon York, and Merv Martin." title="The Galilean Christian Academy Eagles took home the state championship trophy on Saturday in Lexington with a 79-71 victory over Bluegrass United in the Kentucky Christian School Athletic Association 4A tournament. From left are Coach Scott Jones (holding Brody Jones), Abraham Latko, Jordan Martin, Josh Amuzu, Cameron Martin, Caleb Stanley, Aaron Lange, Isaac Tucker, Jacob Burgess, Quincy Burt. Devon York, and Merv Martin." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> By Quincy Burt<br /> Special to<br /> The Casey County News<br /> <br /> Galilean Christian Academy carried the number-four seed and a really big chip on their shoulder into the KCSAA 4A State Tournament in Lexington on Friday and Saturday.<br /> A 31-4 regular season record didn&rsquo;t seem enough for most to give the Eagles much respect, but that didn&rsquo;t bother their head coach.<br /> &ldquo;I don&rsquo;t worry about what seed, or where they put us in the bracket. You have to beat the best teams to win a state title anyway,&rdquo; said Coach Scott Jones.<br /> County dealing with storm’s aftermath http://www.caseynews.net/content/county-dealing-storm%E2%80%99s-aftermath <p> After a record-breaking snow fall across the state, followed by a week of chilling temperatures, Casey County is still dealing with the remnants of heavy snow.<br /> With an overwhelming volume of frozen precipitation expected, state and local officials urged drivers on Feb. 15 not to leave their homes the following Monday unless absolutely necessary.<br /> According to Michael King, of King and Lane Towing in Liberty, many drivers listened.<br /> Former Casey County jailer dies http://www.caseynews.net/content/former-casey-county-jailer-dies <img src="http://www.caseynews.net/sites/www.caseynews.net/files/imagecache/thumb85/_mildred-buis-brown.jpg" alt="BROWN" title="BROWN" align="left" hspace="6" /><p> A woman who handled one of the toughest jobs in Casey County for 16 years has died. And by all accounts, she handled it with professionalism and love.<br /> Mildred Buis Brown, Casey County Jailer from 1977 through 1993, died Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015 at Harrodsburg Health and Rehabilitation Center. She was 80.<br /> Funeral services were Feb. 22 at Bartle Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Creech Richardson officiating. Burial was in Poplar Hill Cemetery.<br /> STATE LEGISLATIVE UPDATE http://www.caseynews.net/content/state-legislative-update <p> State lawmakers, already heavily partisan on much of the legislation being considered in Frankfort,&nbsp; added another partisan divide last week ― the weather.<br /> Members of the Senate, who worked four days last week compared to just two for the House, spent a good bit of time on Friday arguing about whether snowy, cold weather should deter them from conducting business.<br /> Trell’s Warriors plan fundraising event for NKH research http://www.caseynews.net/content/trell%E2%80%99s-warriors-plan-fundraising-event-nkh-research <img src="http://www.caseynews.net/sites/www.caseynews.net/files/imagecache/thumb85/_trell.jpg" alt="Kellie Whitis holds Trell, who was born with NKH, a metabolic disorder for which there is currently no cure. A fundraiser for NKH research — Mardi Gras on the River — will be held at the Community Center at Gateway Park on March 7." title="Kellie Whitis holds Trell, who was born with NKH, a metabolic disorder for which there is currently no cure. A fundraiser for NKH research — Mardi Gras on the River — will be held at the Community Center at Gateway Park on March 7." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> Super Trell. The name says it all.<br /> A cute kid with a blazing smile and red hair to match is still going strong and making remarkable progress with a disease he was born with.<br /> The son of Liberty residents Logan and Kellie Whitis, Trell has Nonketonic Hyperglycinemia, or NKH, a rare metabolic disorder that&rsquo;s inherited, Kellie said.<br /> Doctors at The University of Kentucky Children&rsquo;s Hospital told Logan when Trell was born in 2010 that there was no cure for the disease.<br /> Breaking News: Water line break in Liberty http://www.caseynews.net/content/breaking-news-water-line-break-liberty <p> Mayor Steven Brown tells The Casey County News there&#39;s a 10-inch water line broken somewhere in the city. Crews are searching for the leak. A boil water advisory is in effect until further notice. Brown also said that residents are noticing a drop in water pressure due to the number of leaks.</p> Police News 2-25-15 http://www.caseynews.net/content/police-news-2-25-15 <p> Theft<br /> <br /> Amanda Woods, 25, of 3098 Bryant Ridge Road, Liberty, was arrested on Feb. 13 by Deputy Chad G. Weddle and charged with theft by failure to make required disposition of property. The arrest warrant states that according to Charles Steven Fox, from Sept. 24 through Nov. 10, 2014, Woods obtained $25,725 from Fox and Roberts Properties, payments for leveling and resurfacing a parking lot. Also, Woods allegedly failed to make a payment of $15,578.34 to the Allen Company for labor and materials concerning the parking lot.<br /> <br /> Fraud<br /> <br /> Street Beat 2-25-15 http://www.caseynews.net/content/street-beat-2-25-15 <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.<br /> 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 /> Feb. 16<br /> 12:19 a.m. noise complaint on Hustonville St.<br /> 12:34 a.m. noise complaint on Whipp Ave.<br /> 5:45 a.m. non-injury accident on S. U.S. 127.<br /> 5:49 a.m. breaking and entering at 275 Whipp Ave.<br />