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  • Police News: July 26, 2017

    Domestic violence

    • Curtiss Rodney Wahl, 33, of 7827 N. Ky. 837, Kings Mountain, was arrested July 14 at his residence by Sheriff Jerry Coffman and charged with domestic violence-terroristic threatening. Court records state Wahl’s girlfriend told Coffman the man threatened her. Although the woman had red places on her arms, she refused to say how it happened. E-911 dispatch could hear screaming and yelling in the background.


    Criminal trespassing

  • Street Beat: July 26, 2017

    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.

  • Hardwick estate awarded $750,000 in jail death

    The minor son of a man who died while in custody in the Casey County Detention Center a year ago has been awarded $750,000.

    The case, which was not tried in court, was settled when Kentucky Association of Counties (KACo) attorneys agreed to pay the estate in the wrongful death of Jerry Hardwick on July 5, 2016.

  • Resident complains to city about dog threats

    Bonnie Murphy has had enough with being threatened by dogs when she and her husband, Jerry, walk the streets of Liberty for health reasons.

    “It’s getting out of control. This can be a critical situation. We don’t want to let this issue keep going on,” she said.

    Murphy, who lives on Wall Street, raised the issue when she appeared at the July 10 City Council meeting with a letter detailing the situation.

  • Tamme says faith in Christ most important thing in life

    With four state high school football championships under his belt, four years playing at the University of Kentucky, holding the all-time receiving record at UK for a tight end, and playing for nine years in the National Football League, including three Super Bowls, one might say Jacob Tamme has had a fulfilling and successful life.
    However, he takes it all in stride.

  • FURever Care opens thrift store

    By Joberta Wells
    Correspondent
    
   

    If you're looking for things for your home for a great price, then visit the FURever Care Thrift Store.
    "We have everything except a kitchen sink and that's because we just sold it,” said
 Sue Craig, one of the volunteers who works in the store.    
    The store is north of Liberty on U.S. 127 in a building behind The Second Time Around. It is open 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Fridays.
    

  • Street Beat: July 19, 2017

    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.

  • Criminal court actions: July 19, 2017

    The following cases were heard July 10 before Judge Judy Vance Murphy in Casey County Circuit Court:

  • Police News: July 19, 2017

    Disorderly conduct

  • Meeting Briefs: July 19, 2017

    Meece Corp approved for new building