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Today's News

  • Police News 2-11-09

    Man steals sheriff’s car parts

    A Bradfordsville man has been arrested on theft and other charges after he allegedly took automotive items from two different people, including the Casey County Sheriff.

    Walter Russell Holt, 44, of 13139 Bradfordsville Road, was arrested at 12:30 p.m. Friday on U.S. 127, about eight miles north of Liberty. Sheriff Jerry Coffman and Deputy Chad Weddle charged him with third-degree burglary, theft by unlawful taking over $300, and second-degree escape.

  • Ina A. McAninch, 86

    Ina A. Watson McAninch died Saturday, Feb. 14, 2009. She was 86.

    She was born in Casey County and was a member of Dorcas Lodge #277 OES. She was the widow of Leonard McAninch.

    Survivors include a daughter, Anita (and Roger) Muething; five grandchildren, Jamie Rosse, Kristie Laird, Michael and Danny McAninch and Pam Mearns; 10 great-grandchildren; two-great-great-grandchildren; and a sister, Ezra Watson.

  • 55th Wedding Anniversary: Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Durham

    Kenneth and Matrie Durham celebrated their 55th wedding anniversary Feb. 16.

  • Perez indicted for New Year's Day murder

    A man accused of the New Year’s Day shooting death of another man has been indicted for murder.

    Isidro Perez, 25, of U.S. 127 North, Liberty, was indicted Monday by a Casey County grand jury, charged with the death of Ramon Carrillo.

    Perez was also indicted on charges of tampering with physical evidence and possession of a defaced firearm.

    Perez has remained in the Casey County Detention Center under a $1 million cash bond since the Jan. 1 shooting, which took place in a mobile home five miles north of Liberty on U.S. 127.

  • 50th Wedding Celebration: Bennie and Mary Lawhorn

    Bennie and Mary Lawhorn will celebrate their 50th anniversary on Saturday, Feb. 21 at the DAV building on Ky. 70 West from 2 to 4 p.m. The couple requests no gifts please. The celebration is hosted by their children, Timothy Lawhorn and Karen Reynolds.

  • Sports Talk: Lady Rebels move into Top 10 in state in Dave Cantrall’s ranking

    High school basketball’s post-season gets under way on Monday night and I can hardly wait. Both Casey teams are playing as well as they have all season right now and everyone knows that in basketball how you finish is much more important than how you start.

    The Lady Rebels have won five in a row and 19 of their last 20 to move into the top 10 in the state as ranked by Dave Cantrall of the Lexington Herald Leader. Casey’s only loss since Dec. 16 came at Rockcastle on Jan. 23.

  • Community Calendar events for 2-18-2009

    HAPPENINGS

    AARP Tax-Aide will provide free tax return preparation and free electronic filing for low- to-middle income taxpayers of all ages on Mondays from 3 to 7 p.m. through April 13 at the Casey County Senior Center on Beldon Avenue.

    Hattitudes will travel to Kohl’s in Nicholasville for shopping, to Lexington for lunch and to Georgetown for shopping, weather permitting. The group will leave Sacred Heart Wednesday, Feb. 18 at 9:30 a.m.

  • Community Calendar events for 2-18-2009

    HAPPENINGS

    AARP Tax-Aide will provide free tax return preparation and free electronic filing for low- to-middle income taxpayers of all ages on Mondays from 3 to 7 p.m. through April 13 at the Casey County Senior Center on Beldon Avenue.

    Hattitudes will travel to Kohl’s in Nicholasville for shopping, to Lexington for lunch and to Georgetown for shopping, weather permitting. The group will leave Sacred Heart Wednesday, Feb. 18 at 9:30 a.m.

  • Norman Godbey, 83

    Norman Jason Godbey of Middleburg died Sunday, Feb. 15, 2009 at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center. He was 83.

    Born on April 11, 1925 in Middleburg, he was a son of the late Cyrus William and Eletha Beatrice Godbey.

    He was a retired U.S. Army veteran of World War II and a member of the Middleburg United Methodist Church. He was also a member of Masonic Lodge #1, China-Burma-India Veterans Association, Reserve Officers Association, VFW, DAV, American Legion Order of the Eastern Star, Oleika Shriner’s and a Kentucky Colonel.

  • Norman Godbey, 83

    Norman Jason Godbey of Middleburg died Sunday, Feb. 15, 2009 at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center. He was 83.

    Born on April 11, 1925 in Middleburg, he was a son of the late Cyrus William and Eletha Beatrice Godbey.

    He was a retired U.S. Army veteran of World War II and a member of the Middleburg United Methodist Church. He was also a member of Masonic Lodge #1, China-Burma-India Veterans Association, Reserve Officers Association, VFW, DAV, American Legion Order of the Eastern Star, Oleika Shriner’s and a Kentucky Colonel.