Public Records

  • Out of the Past June 13

    10 Years Ago

    Week of June 11, 2008

    A wireless telecommunications company with a Liberty office was fined by the state and ordered to stop selling stock while also dealing with financial woes and some local employee layoffs. Voice, Video and Data Systems, Inc., headquartered in Elizabethtown, originally came to Liberty the prior year, presenting a plan to bring wireless broadband, voice-over-Internet protocol, cellular service and satellite and Internet-protocol television to Casey County. The Liberty office held its grand opening on Sept. 28, 2007.

  • Out of the Past June 6

    10 Years Ago

    Week of June 4, 2018

    One hundred fifty young men and women reached a turning point in their lives that Monday night as Casey County High School graduated its Class of 2008. “Tonight you end (a part of your life) and tomorrow you begin another,” Principal Barry Lee told the class.

    Water rates were going up, and burning within the Liberty city limits were curtailed, as the Liberty City Council gave second reading and passages to those ordinances at a special-called meeting Thursday.

  • District Court news June 6

    May 29

    Amanda Lee Williams pleaded guilty to fleeing or evading police second degree (on foot). She was sentenced to $350 in fines plus court costs due in six months.

    Jeffrey Mark McQueary pleaded guilty to DUI first offense. Sentenced to a fine, 90-day license suspension and ADE classes. His cases for operating a vehicle with an expired operator’s license, failure of non-owner to maintain required insurance and no/expired registration was set for June 5.

  • Police news

    May 11

    Shauna Onah Traylor, 40, of Lancaster, was arrested for criminal trespassing second degree. According to the arrest report, police found her inside a storage unit that was owned and rented by someone else. Police stated Traylor had no reason to believe she had the right to be in the storage unit.

  • Out of the Past May 30

    10 Years Ago

    Week of May 28, 2008

    One long-standing era at The Casey County News was set to end in June and another would begin as Casey’s award-winning newspaper moves toward a managerial change. Randall Vaught, who had been with the paper 36 years (24 as general manager and publisher) announced his retirement, effective June 30. Donna Carman who has been with the Casey paper for 27 years (the last 10 as editor) was to take over as general manager.

  • Circuit Court news May 30

    May 14

    Billy Joe Lyons was sentenced to 10 years total for burglary third degree, burglary second degree, persistent felony offender second degree, theft by unlawful taking all others $500 or more but under $10,000, criminal mischief second degree, possession of a controlled substance first degree first offense (methamphetamine), possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia buy/posses.

  • Police news May 30

    May 10

  • Grand Jury indicts 13 on May 14


    The Casey County Grand Jury met on May 14 and indicted 13 individuals for crimes.

    Michael Morris Kennedy, 52, of Hustonville, was indicted for theft of services. According to his indictment, he intentionally obtained electricity from Inter-County Energy Cooperative by tampering with the service by reconnecting it after it had been disconnected by said utility supplying service.

  • Out of the Past May 23

    10 Years Ago

    Week of May 21, 2008

    Liberty water customers were soon to be paying more as a 16 percent increase in water rates is on the table for the City of Liberty.

    The Casey County school district was projected to operate on a $23.4 million tentative budget for the 2008-09 school years, which includes 1 percent state-mandated raises for certified and classified personnel.

  • District Court news May 23

    May 10

    Lauren Brooke Thomas pleaded guilty to an amended charge of three counts of endangering the welfare of a child. She was sentenced to serve two days (credit for one), reported on May 17.

    Micah Scott Renfro pleaded guilty to assault fourth degree domestic violence minor injury. He was sentenced to five days with two to serve (credit for one), balance to be probated if one year no new violations of law.