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Public Records

  • Out of the Past Sept. 5

    10 Years Ago

    Week of Sept. 3, 2008

    Part of the 100-year celebration of Bethelridge United Methodist Church Sunday afternoon was the opening of a time capsule that was placed in the church building’s cornerstone in 1908.

  • Property transfers

    May 18

    Kimberly P. Rayborn and Donald Rayborn of Middleburg to Matthew Allen Osborn and Rachel Wayne Osborn of Middleburg. A certain tract of land located and situated in Casey County on the waters of Green River approximately one mile north of Middleburg and lying and being on the west side of Kentucky Highway 198 for $113,000.

    Phyllis Anne Tarter Renfro of Houston, Texas to Brian Young of Science Hill. A certain tract of land located on the west side of Highway 837 in Casey County approximately at the junction of Ezra Wall Road for $55,000.

  • Circuit court news Aug. 29

    Aug. 13

    William Dean Brown pleaded guilty to driving a motor vehicle while license suspended for DUI third offense, fleeing or evading police second degree, no/expired registration plates, failure of non-owner operator to maintain required insurance first offense, resisting arrest, driving on a DUI suspended license second offense in five years and menacing. His sentencing is scheduled for Sept. 24. Additionally, he had his case for DUI fourth offense dropped without prejudice.

  • Police news Aug. 29

    Aug. 2

    Rhonda Blevins, of Liberty, was charged with cattle not to run at large. According to the police report, Sheriff Jerry Coffman said she on several occasions permitted horses to run at large. She had a court date on Aug. 9.

  • Out of the Past Aug. 29

    10 Years Ago

    Week of Aug. 27, 2008

    The new Casey County Hospital was expected to be up and running by that time next week as the facility passed its final inspection on Monday.

    Depositors were becomingly increasingly wary about the safety of their money in local banks which may be due in part to the number of bank closings that had occurred that year. But local bank officials said there was no reason to be concerned.

  • Casey County Grand Jury files indictments

    zjohnson@caseynews.net

    The Casey County Grand Jury indicted several individuals on Aug. 13.

    Patricia Ann Reid, 50, of Liberty, was indicted for possession of a controlled substance in the first degree, third offense (methamphetamine) and possession of drug paraphernalia. According to the indictment on June 2, Reid knowingly and unlawfully possessed methamphetamine with the intent to use.

  • Circuit Court news Aug. 22

    Aug. 13

    Frankie Ray Posey II pleaded guilty to trafficking a controlled substance second degree, first offense. Sentencing is scheduled for Sept. 24.

    Douglas Lynn Foster pleaded not guilty to flagrant non-support. He has a pretrial hearing scheduled for Sept. 24.

    Tami Sue Campbell was sentenced to five years for trafficking in marijuana less than eight ounces second offense and drug paraphernalia buy/possess. Additionally her probation was denied.

  • Out of the Past Aug. 22

    10 Years Ago

    Week of Aug. 20, 2008

    A Casey County man named in a sealed indictment handed down by a Casey County grand jury on Aug. 11 was arrested on drug charges and his vehicle was seized.

    Exciting days are in store for McKenzie Smiths and Dylan Brown, who were crowned the 2008 Little Miss and Mister Kentucky County Fair on Thursday.

    “State of the art” is the only way to describe the new Casey County Hospital, which was scheduled to open the next month.

  • District Court news Aug. 15

    July 31

    James Edward Stacy pleaded guilty to no/expired registration plates and failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security second offense. He was sentenced to a fine of $1,175.50 due in six months.

    Kelly R. Cole pleaded guilty to theft by unlawful taking or displacement all others under $500. He was sentenced to two days to serve and credit for two days, with his costs and bond fee due in six months.

    Connie Edwards pleaded guilty to booster seat violation. She was sentenced to a fine of $35.

  • Out of the Past Aug. 15

    10 Years Ago

    Week of Aug. 13, 2008

    Facing up to to a year in a juvenile detention center after pleading guilty last month to reckless homicide, a Casey County teenager is basically free following his sentencing hearing on Monday.

    The annual U.S. 127 Yard Sale drew thousands of people along a 654-mile route stretching from Ohio to Alabama. Part of that route brought people through Casey County Thursday through Sunday, where vendors hoped to entice browsers with their wares.