http://www.caseynews.net/todaysnews/rss.xml en Motions filed in Clark lawsuit http://www.caseynews.net/content/motions-filed-clark-lawsuit <p> Motions have been filed in Casey Circuit Court in the lawsuit against former Casey County Coroner Tommy Clark.<br /> Clark is being sued by the daughters of a woman whom Clark had ruled her death as a suicide in the spring of 2014. &nbsp;<br /> Alumni Association awards scholarships http://www.caseynews.net/content/alumni-association-awards-scholarships <img src="http://www.caseynews.net/sites/www.caseynews.net/files/imagecache/thumb85/_cc_alumni_association_group.jpg" alt="photos/LARRY ROWELL The Casey County Alumni Association held its spring banquet Saturday at First Christian Church. Sixteen students received $28,000 in scholarships in first time grants and renewals. Some of the recipients who attended the event include: left, Courtney Buis, Stephanie Blackwood, Isaiah Spears, Karey Sellers, Dakota Salyers and Elizabeth McDonald." title="photos/LARRY ROWELL The Casey County Alumni Association held its spring banquet Saturday at First Christian Church. Sixteen students received $28,000 in scholarships in first time grants and renewals. Some of the recipients who attended the event include: left, Courtney Buis, Stephanie Blackwood, Isaiah Spears, Karey Sellers, Dakota Salyers and Elizabeth McDonald." align="left" hspace="6" width="159" height="85" /><p> Members of the Casey County Alumni Association held their spring meeting and presentation of honors banquet May 21 at First Christian Church. Melissa Thompson Richardson, president of the association, served as master of ceremonies for the event.<br /> Linda Harper Carmicle and Norman Hatter were this year&rsquo;s inductees into the Hall of Fame.<br /> Carmicle graduated from Middleburg High School in 1955 where she was a member of the Pep Club, Glee Club, senior play, yearbook staff and girl&rsquo;s ensemble.<br /> Attempted murder reduced to assault http://www.caseynews.net/content/attempted-murder-reduced-assault <img src="http://www.caseynews.net/sites/www.caseynews.net/files/imagecache/thumb85/guy_butler_iii.jpg" alt="Butler" title="Butler" align="left" hspace="6" width="62" height="85" /><p> Guy W. Butler III, charged with attempted murder, domestic violence and terroristic threatening 3rd degree in a case where he allegedly beat his wife, pleaded guilty April 27 in Casey Circuit Court to an amended charge of assault 2nd degree and terroristic threatening. Sentencing is set for June 13.<br /> Police News: May 25, 2016 http://www.caseynews.net/content/police-news-may-25-2016 <p> <strong>Collision</strong></p> <ul> <li> According to Kentucky State Police, a collision occurred Sunday, May 22 at&nbsp;1:50 p.m.&nbsp; on Ky. 837. Georgia Hebert, 46, of Waynesburg, was headed south in a 2006 Ford when she crossed the centerline and hit a northbound 2016 Dodge Ram driven by Kevin Jones, 20, of Yosemite.&nbsp;Hebert was airlifted to the UK Medical Center. &nbsp;A passenger, Zachary Bailey, 11, of Walton, was not injured. &nbsp;Both were wearing seatbelts. &nbsp;Jones was belted and uninjured. &nbsp;</li> </ul> <p> <strong>Drugs</strong></p> Restroom rules remain in place http://www.caseynews.net/content/restroom-rules-remain-place <p> With school having been dismissed for summer, Casey County School Superintendent Marion Sowders won&rsquo;t have to deal with changes in school policy concerning who is permitted in which restroom.<br /> Sowders said he&rsquo;s waiting on direction from the Kentucky Department of Education on President Barack Obama&rsquo;s May 13 directive that public schools risk losing federal funds if accommodations in restrooms and locker rooms aren&rsquo;t made for students identifying as transgendered.<br /> Fundraiser to be held for fire victim http://www.caseynews.net/content/fundraiser-be-held-fire-victim <p> Norma Blevins&rsquo;s Liberty home was completely destroyed in a house fire on April 30. In need of new clothes, furniture, appliances and rent money, Blevins is hoping to raise enough money to cover these expenses through an online fundraiser.<br /> When the fire broke out, Blevins was in her home alone. She was able to escape unharmed with her two cats, but lost everything else besides the clothes on her back. With no insurance coverage on the contents within her home and minimal coverage on the house itself, the financial strain has left Blevins in desperate need of help.<br /> Street Beat: May 25, 2016 http://www.caseynews.net/content/street-beat-may-25-2016 <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.</em><br /> <br /> <strong>May 16</strong><br /> 7:54 a.m., alarm drop at Drug Task Force building.<br /> 1:59 p.m., lockout at Board of Education.<br /> 2:12 p.m., domestic in progress at 3314 N. Ky. 501.<br /> 2:37 p.m., non-injury crash at Casey County Bank.<br /> Voter turnout light in primary election http://www.caseynews.net/content/voter-turnout-light-primary-election <p> Coming in below state and local officials&rsquo; predictions of how many voters in Casey County would cast ballots in the May 17 primary, only 18.6 percent of the county&rsquo;s 10,805 registered voters went to the polls.<br /> Casey County Court Clerk Casey Davis said before the election about 20 percent of the county&rsquo;s registered voters would vote while Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Grimes predicted 20 percent and was close to that mark statewide at 20.6 percent.<br />