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  • Noah Lee Stull, infant

    Noah Lee Stull died Sunday, Nov. 1, 2009 at the University of Kentucky Hospital in Lexington.

    He was the infant son of Jessie and Christen Cartwright Stull.

    Besides his parents, survivors include his paternal grandparents, Mary and Robert Whitaker of Kings Mountain.

    He was preceded in death by his maternal grandmother, Susan Tucker; and paternal great-grandfather, Hershel Padgett Jr.

    Funeral services were Nov. 3 at Friendship Old Regular Baptist Church in Waynesburg by Bro. Emery Caudill. Burial was in Friendship Cemetery.

  • Praying for a safe return

    Yellow ribbons are wrapped around the porch posts at Charles Randolph’s home, a testament to the fact that friends and family are awaiting his homecoming.

    Randolph, 55, disappeared from his home at 18 Cochran Road, just off Grove Ridge Road, nearly three weeks ago.

    On Sunday night, about 200 people gathered in the front yard of his home for a candlelight vigil, offering up prayers for his safe return.

  • Juanita Coffman, 72

    Juanita Jean Matherly Coffman of Danville died Monday, Nov. 2, 2009 at the Danville Centre for Health and Rehabilitation. She was 72.

    Born on Dec. 17, 1936 in Boyle County, she was a daughter of the late James and Mamie Chambers Matherly. She was the widow of Darold B. Coffman.

    She was a homemaker and attended Salt River Baptist Church.

  • James A. Clements 68

    James A. Clements of Elmwood Place, Ohio died Sunday, Nov. 1, 2009 at the Jewish Hospital. He was 68.

    Born on Dec. 3, 1940 in Clementsville, he was a son of the late Fletcher and Bernice Wethington Clements.

    He was a former Boy Scout Master, St. Aloysisu Church board member and communion lay distributor, Elmwood Place firefighter, EMT/CPR instructor and fire chief, DESC firefighter, WPAFB firefighter and assistant chief and president of Gov. Bebb Pioneer Group.

  • Dwayne Roach, 36

    Dwayne Scott Roach of Junction City died Monday, Nov. 2, 2009. He was 36.

    Born on Sept. 26, 1973 in Boyle County, he was a son of Martin and Ann Pemberton Roach.

    Besides his parents, survivors include a brother, Mark Roach of Danville; and a sister, Tammy Foley of Georgetown.

    Funeral services will be Thursday, Nov. 5 at 2 p.m. at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home by Rev. David Smith. Burial will be in Junction City Cemetery.

    Visitation will be today (Nov. 4) from 6 to 9 p.m.

  • Police News 11-4-09

    Vehicle stolen from driveway

    The Casey County Sheriff’s Department is investigating the theft of a vehicle taken from a driveway sometime in the last two months.

    Deputy Chad Weddle said Kristi York, of 66 Wilson Ridge Estates, Liberty, reported on Oct. 24 that her 2000 Chevy Cavalier was missing from the home of her ex-boyfriend, Dennis Luttrell, at 7087 East Ky. 70. York said she had left the vehicle in Luttrell’s driveway in April, as it would not run. She last saw the car in September.

  • New bridge on Ky. 70 West to be named for veterans

    The new bridge on Ky. 70 West over Green River just outside Liberty will soon be christened with a name that will honor former members of the United States Armed Forces.

    The Casey County Fiscal Court passed a resolution Monday officially naming the bridge the “Veteran’s Memorial Bridge.”

    According to Judge-Executive Ronald Wright, the court wanted to aid community leaders in honoring veterans.

    Wright said the official dedication ceremony will be Nov. 12 at noon at the bridge and the public is invited to attend.

  • James Warren, 83

    James Lloyd Warren of New Maysville, Ind. died Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2009 at Hendricks Regional Health. He was 83.

    Born on Sept. 29, 1926 in Casey County, he was a son of the late Robin Goss and Florence Woods Warren.

    He was a pastor of the Evangelistic Full Gospel Church in New Maysville and was retired from R.C.A. in Indianapolis.

  • POLICE NEWS: Oct. 28

    Couple charged with drug offenses

    A Casey County couple has been arrested on drug charges after police officers executed a search warrant at their home.

    Kevin S. Foley, 35, and Angela L. Foley, 40, of 4377 Woodrum Ridge Road, Liberty, were arrested Oct. 19. Kevin Foley was charged with manufacturing methamphetamine, while Angela Foley was charged with possession of marijuana.

  • Nearly 200 receive H1N1 vaccines in county's second flu shot clinic

    A second flu shot clinic drew hundreds of people to the Casey County Health Department on Thursday, with personnel distributing all the H1N1 shots they had on hand.

    According to Health Educator Angie Murphy, 152 people received the H1N1 mist and another 45 people received an H1N1 injection. No seasonal flu shots were administered.

    The first clinic, held Oct. 17 at Casey County Middle School, drew 276 for H1N1 and seasonal flu shots.