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Today's Features

  • Talon Walker is having trouble making up his mind. There are simply too many Star Wars figures to consider. He picks one up, studies it and then grabs another. Luckily, he has a little help from Kentucky State Police Trooper David Smith and his wife, Stephanie.

    Walker, who is from Washington County, was one 13 kids who participated in KSP Post 15’s “Shop With a Trooper” program last week.

  • Joyce Hayes, Itinerant Special Education and Early Childhood Teacher with the Casey County Board of Education, has achieved National Board Certification in 2008, according to a press release from the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards in Arlington, Va.

    “We are proud that Joyce Hayes is among the more than 70,000 National Board Certified Teachers leading the way in preparing America’s diverse student population with the skills it needs to compete in the 21st century workplace,” stated Joseph A. Aguerrebere, NBPTS president and CEO.

  • Lauren Ashley Price and Brian Lee Johnson were united in marriage June 28, 2008 at the First Christian Church in Liberty by Bro. Greg Powell.

    Lindsay Price, sister of the bride, was maid of honor. Sara Pence, friend of the bride, was matron of honor. Bridesmaids were Sarah Ware, Lora Richardson, Lori Johnson, sister-in-law of the groom, and Amye Spigel, cousin of the bride. Junior bridesmaid was Abby Cravens. Flower girl was Gena Beth Cravens.

  • HAPPENINGS

    Casey Chapter No. 30, Order of the Eastern Star will meet Friday, Dec. 19 at 7:30 p.m. at the Masonic Lodge Hall. All members and officers are urged to attend. A pot luck meal will be served at 6:30 p.m.

    SUPPORT GROUPS

    TOPS KY 404 will meet at Westside Christian Church with weigh-in at 5:30 p.m. and meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 18. For further information, contact Dena Lynn, 787-6962.

    Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at the Casey County Library Annex Friday, Dec. 19. For more information, call 787-5866.

  • As a law enforcement officer, Roger Weddle has seen it all — from a naked man driving a boat with his feet to three drunks shooting a stuffed deer decoy.

    Weddle, 56, recently retired after serving almost 23 years with the Kentucky Fish and Wildlife Service, and said he enjoyed every minute of every day he served.

    A native of Dry Ridge in Casey County, Weddle said he owned a variety of businesses in Liberty before deciding to pursue a career in law enforcement in 1988.

  • Zachary Ryan Short and Shannon Marie Byxbee were united in marriage Sept. 29, 2008 at Green River Christian Church. Bro. Leslie Bentley performed the ceremony.

    The groom is the son of George and Rebecca Haggard of Middleburg.

    The bride is the daughter of Kenny Byxbee of Danbury, Conn. and Lisa and Darrel Smith of Key Largo, Fla.

  • Zachary Ryan Short and Shannon Marie Byxbee were united in marriage Sept. 29, 2008 at Green River Christian Church. Bro. Leslie Bentley performed the ceremony.

    The groom is the son of George and Rebecca Haggard of Middleburg.

    The bride is the daughter of Kenny Byxbee of Danbury, Conn. and Lisa and Darrel Smith of Key Largo, Fla.

  • The 24th Anniversary Clementsville Variety Show was held Saturday night in front of a packed crowd at the St. Bernard Catholic Church. Conceived as “something fun to do” by sisters Betty Wethington and Eileen Summers in 1974, the show featured many of the original cast performing in skits, plays and musical selections.

  • HAPPENINGS

    Southern States Cooperative, Inc. - Liberty Service will hold their annual membership meeting Thursday, Dec. 11 at 225 South Wallace Wilkinson Blvd., at 7 p.m.

    Poplar Springs Volunteer Fire Department will celebrate 10 years of service Sunday, Dec. 14 at 12:30 p.m. Please bring a covered dish. For more information, contact Norma at 787-9672.

    Santa Claus will be at the Liberty Care Center Saturday, Dec. 13 from 1 to 3 p.m. Pictures will be $3. All proceeds benefit the activities program.

  • HAPPENINGS

    The firefighters of Southeast Casey County Fire Department will have an all-you-can eat chili supper and an auction Saturday, Dec. 6 from 5 p.m. to ? There will be singing from the Firm Believers and others. Admission, $5 per person. All proceeds go to the Chirstmas fund.

    Southern States Cooperative, Inc. - Liberty Service will hold their annual membership meeting Thursday, Dec. 11 at 225 South Wallace Wilkinson Blvd., at 7 p.m.