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  • Obituaries for Dec. 2, 2009
  • Flu shot clinic is Thursday

    A flu clinic, for the injectable form of the H1N1 vaccination only, will be held from 5-8 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 3, at the Casey County Health Department.

    No appointment will be made, and the vaccine is available on a walk-in basis, first-come, first-served.

  • Omra Wesley, 85

    Omra Levi Wesley of Bethelridge died Friday, Nov. 27, 2009 at the Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital. He was 85.

    Born on July 23, 1924 in Bethelridge, he was a son of the late Henderson L. and Mary B. Watson Wesley. He was the widower of Hilda Baldock Wesley.

    He was a former co-owner of Griffin-Wesley Ford, member of Bethelridge United Methodist Church and a U.S. Marines veteran of World War II.

    Survivors include a sister, Wagretta Barber of Shelbyville, Ind.

  • Roger Richardson, 63

    Roger Dale Richardson of Liberty died Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2009 at his residence. He was 63.

    Born on Feb. 9, 1946 in West Irvine, he was a son of the late Albert and Cleona Lynch Richardson.

    He was a former warehouseman of Schwan’s Food Service.

    Survivors include his wife, Mona Vest Richardson; a son, Christopher Wade Richardson of Liberty; six grandchildren; a brother, Billy Richardson of Tennessee; a sister, Doris Ann Abshear of Miamisburg, Ohio.

  • Harold Hatfield, 55

    Harold W. Hatfield died Monday, Nov. 30, 2009 at the University of Kentucky Medical Center. He was 55.

    Survivors include his wife, Mary Heckman Hatfield.

    Arrangements are pending at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home. A complete obituary will appear in next week’s issue.

     

  • Man files suit against Pamida

    A Liberty business has been named as a defendant in a civil suit filed in Casey Circuit Court.

    Noah G. Clements, through his attorney, Theodore Lavit of Lebanon, filed the suit Nov. 23 against Pamida Stores Operating Co., LLC, of Louisville, alleging that the local Pamida department store failed to maintain its store premises in a reasonably safe condition.

  • Man files suit against Pamida

    A Liberty business has been named as a defendant in a civil suit filed in Casey Circuit Court.

    Noah G. Clements, through his attorney, Theodore Lavit of Lebanon, filed the suit Nov. 23 against Pamida Stores Operating Co., LLC, of Louisville, alleging that the local Pamida department store failed to maintain its store premises in a reasonably safe condition.

  • Juanita Lee, 61

    Juanita Katherin Lee of Indianapolis died Friday, Nov. 27, 2009 at her residence. She was 61.

    Born on Feb. 9, 1948 in Casey County, she was a daughter of the late Oscar Bransky and Clydell Perkins Elmore.

    She was a former employee of American Greetings Corporation and member of Rheber Church of the Nazarene.

  • Master Commissioner sees record number of sales

    Donald Thomas surveyed the crowd gathered in the Casey County Courthouse recently, looking a bit surprised.

    “I usually don’t get this many people,” he said.

    However, this particular Saturday morning wasn’t a typical one in Thomas’ role as Master Commissioner of Casey County. On this morning in late October, he was conducting nine sales of the 11 originally scheduled — a number that far exceeds what he is used to dealing with at one time.

  • William Earl Wilson, 69

    William Earl Wilson of Liberty died Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2009 at his home. He was 69.

    Born on Aug. 14, 1940 in Richmond, he was a son of the late Aaron and Montie Marie McQueary Wilson.

    He was an auto body repairman, member of Hill Top Full Gospel Church, Casey County Funeral Squad, service officer of the D.A.V. and a veteran of the U.S. Army.