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  • Circuit Court News Jan. 2

     Nov. 26

    Brandi M. Keith pleaded guilty to possession of a controlled substance first-degree third offense (methamphetamine), drug paraphernalia buy/possess and theft by unlawful taking or displacement shoplifting under $500. She will be sentenced on Jan. 14.

    Daniel Travis Abell was sentenced to seven years and six months for two counts of possession of a controlled substance first degree (methamphetamine), two counts of drug paraphernalia buy/possess, fleeing or evading police second degree (on foot) and bail jumping first degree.

  • Out of the Past Jan. 2

    10 Years Ago

    Week of Jan. 7, 2009

    A Hispanic man was shot and killed on New Year’s Day in a mobile home on U.S. 127 North, about five miles from Liberty, and another Hispanic man sat in jail under a $1 million bond, charged with his murder.

    The State Office of Employment and Training in Liberty, which helped the unemployed find work and file for unemployment benefits for more than 30 years, closed. And local officials were not happy at all.

  • Out of the Past Dec. 26

    10 Years Ago

    Week of Dec. 24, 2008

    Nearly two and one-half years after it began, a bullying case involving five former students at Casey County High school and 13 educators in the school system was over. Casey Circuit Judge James G. Weddle signed an agreed order of settlement and dismissal on Dec. 15, which awarded $110,000 to plaintiffs Lacy Griffith, Nikki Rayborn, Charissa Gosser, Bethany Buis and Rachel Weddle.

  • Casey County Grand Jury indicts 15

    zjohnson@caseynews.net 

    The Casey County Grand Jury met on Dec. 14 and indicted the following 15 individuals.

    Chad Allen Peyton, 34, of Liberty, was indicted for trafficking in a controlled substance first degree, second offense, two grams or more of methamphetamine and possession of drug paraphernalia. According to the indictment, Peyton on Sept. 23 the defendant knowingly and unlawfully trafficked two grams or more of methamphetamine with the intent to use that violates KRS 218A.

  • Out of the Past Dec. 19

    10 Years Ago

    Week of Dec. 17, 2008

    A teenager who allegedly tried to poison her own grandfather was indicted by a Casey County grand jury on charges of criminal attempt to commit murder.

    A Casey County man, first arrested in a 2007 countywide drug sting operation, was sentenced to nearly seven years in prison in Casey Circuit Court.

    Gov. Steve Beshear’s proposed Fiscal Year 2009 State budget had some Casey County officials expressing cautious optimism while others were downright dismayed.

  • District Court News Dec. 19

    Dec. 11

    Cynthia Propes pleaded guilty to DUI second offense. She was sentenced to 14 days in jail with credit for two, a fine of $885.50 due in six months, a 12-month license suspension and ADE classes.

    Walker Riley Coffman pleaded guilty to reckless driving. He was sentenced to a fine of $135. He also had his cases for failure to wear seat belts, no/expired Kentucky registration receipt and failure of non-owner operator to maintain required insurance first offense dismissed upon proof.

  • Out of the Past Dec. 12

    10 Years Ago

    Week of Dec. 10, 2008

    The first part of a project that was bringing a major renovation to Liberty’s water treatment plant began. Employees with Todd Johnson Construction of Danville began laying new 10-inch water lines about three weeks prior, starting at the plant on Garland Hoskins Road near Lake Liberty, and working toward Ky. 70 East.

  • District Court News Dec. 12

    Dec. 4

    Evette Norris pleaded guilty to fourth degree domestic violence minor injury. She was sentenced to five days with two to serve, with credit for one, his balance will be conditionally discharged if one year no new violations of law. He was also sentenced to $190.50 due in six months.

    Natasha Dawn Wright had her case for nine counts of criminal possession of a forged instrument second degree sent to the Casey County Grand Jury.

  • Circuit Court News Dec. 12

    Nov. 14

    Joshua Wayne Pruitt was sentenced to five years for receiving stolen property (firearm) and complicity theft by unlawful taking or displacement auto $500 or more but under $10,000.

  • Property Transfers Dec. 12

    Aug. 3

    Rodney Perkins and Sherry Perkins of Liberty to Kenneth Eugene Patten of Middleburg, a certain tract of land lying on the waters of Green River on the south side of Kentucky 1552 in Middleburg for $3,000.

    R.B.W. Investment, LLC, a Kentucky limited liability company of Liberty to Billy W. Weddle and Margaret R. Weddle of Liberty, a certain parcel of land lying on Walnut Hill Ridge in the Pricetown area and near the end of South Walnut Hill Road and bordering on the North West side thereof in Casey County for $20,000