Public Records

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Out of the Past March 6

    10 Years Ago

    Week of March 4, 2009

    Two Casey County men pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court in Bowling Green Feb. 24 to conspiracy to distribute 1,000 kilograms (2,200 pounds) or more or marijuana, according to Acting U.S. Attorney Candace G. Hill, of the Western District of Kentucky.

    Liberty Police Officer Aaron Rainwater, hired little more than a year ago, resigned Feb. 19, citing “personal reasons,” according to Liberty Police Chief Steven Garrett.

  • Casey County Sheriff's 10 most wanted March 6

    1Matthew C. Martin — DOB 10-23-1987 — 5’11” 140 lbs — Wanted for a probation violation on original charges of criminal mischief 2nd degree, theft firearm, theft from building under $500, and burglary 2nd degree

    2 Derrick D. Terry — DOB 4-20-1982 — Wanted on an indictment warrant for disorderly conduct 2nd degree, burglary 2nd degree, criminal mischief 2nd degree, alcohol intoxication in a public place and resisting arrest

  • Circuit Court news March 6

    Feb. 11

    Robert R. Goode pleaded not guilty to flagrant non-support. He has a pretrial hearing scheduled for Mar. 11.

    Feb. 25

    Brandon S. Denton pleaded guilty to two counts of possession of a controlled substance first degree, third offense (methamphetamine), two counts of drug paraphernalia buy/possess, public intoxication of a controlled substance, fleeing or evading police second degree (on foot), attempted theft by unlawful taking or displacement auto $500 or more but under $10,000 and resisting arrest. He will be sentenced on March 25.