Public Records

  • Out of the Past March 20

    10 Years Ago

    Week of March 18, 2009

    Fires damaged three houses, and also claimed the life of a dog, as electrical problems were believed to have been the cause in at least two of the blazes.

    The Liberty Police Department was continuing to investigate two reports of attempted abductions of children in Liberty.

    The Casey County Lady Rebel’s magical 2009 season ended in the Final Four when they lost to Iroquois 55-43 on March 14.

  • 60 Years Ago: City Fails to Make a Single Arrest in Week

    From the March 19, 1959

     issue of The Casey County News:

    After a siege of arrests with an average of a drunken driver every other night, stolen cars, drunks, and such things, the city failed to make a single arrest during the entire week.

    There was not even a speeder, reckless driver, or a driver without a license stirring during the last seven days. The new city police cruiser cruised in vain. The speedometer showed 1,000 miles all of which had been put on within the city limits.

  • District Court News March 20

    March 5

    George Lincoln Coffey Jr. pleaded guilty to public intoxication in a public place. He was sentenced to five days in jail with credit for one. He also had his case for failure to wear seat belts dismissed.

  • Police News March 20

    March 7

  • Out of the Past March 13

    10 Years Ago

    Week of March 11, 2009

    Tobacco users were due to pay about 35 percent more for tobacco product and accessories. And local tobacco product retailers were concerned on several fronts.

    A Marion County man accused of stealing parts from the Casey County Sheriff and three other people was indicted by a Casey County grand jury.

    A Casey County native, employed in the Jessamine County Commonwealth’s Attorney’s office, was arrested for possession of a controlled substance, according to a Nicholasville police report.

  • District Court news March 13

    Feb. 28

    Daniel Kain Wilkinson pleaded guilty to failure to wear seat belts and operating on a suspended/revoked operator’s license. He was sentenced to a fine of $50 or a $25 fine if proof of operators license by March 14.

    Amber N. Ruby pleaded guilty to theft by unlawful taking shoplifting under $500. She was sentenced to five days in jail with two to serve with her balance being suspended if one year good behavior.

  • Property transfers March 13

    Sept. 14

    Jason Allen and Shannon Allen of Liberty to Eric D. Brown of Liberty, three certain parcel of land lying on the waters of Canoe Creek on the east side of Kentucky 1615 (Tennessee Ridge Road) approximately 1,200 feet south of the junction of the Canoe Creek County Road in Casey County for $90,000.

    William T. Cochran and Holly Cochran of Florida to John Henry Russell and Katosha Nicole Russell of Hustonville, a parcel of land in Casey County for $127,878.75.

  • Casey County Grand Jury indicts 15

    By Zach Johnson


    The Casey County Grand Jury met on Feb. 22 and came back with indictments against 15 individuals, with most being for charges that include methamphetamine.

  • Police news March 6

    Feb. 22

    Kevin Hatter, 41, of Liberty, was arrested for the execution of a complaint warrant for assault fourth degree (domestic violence) minor injury. According to the compliant warrant the Hatter unlawfully and intentionally caused physical injury to the victim by hitting her in the top of the head with a Bluetooth speaker, by dragging her by her hair, and by hitting and kicking her all over her body.

  • District Court news March 6

    Feb. 21

    Donald Dean Propes pleaded guilty to DUI first offense, license to be in possession, alcohol intoxication in a public place first and second offense and two counts of failure to wear seat belts. He was sentenced to a fine of $765.50 which he was given jail credit for as he is currently serving a three year state sentence, a 90-day license suspension and ADE classes. He also had his case for reckless driving, two counts of alcohol intoxication in a public place first and second offense, menacing and disorderly conduct second degree dismissed without prejudice.