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Today's News

  • Happy birthday, James!
  • Happy birthday, James!
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  • Police news May 23

    May 11

    Crystal Renee Emerson, 29, of Junction City was charged with misdemeanor theft by unlawful taking, including cold checks under $500. She allegedly wrote a check for $293.87 on Oct. 26, 2017 that could not be honored by her bank.

    May 12

    Clinton Dean Smith, 22, of Kings Mountain, was arrested for misdemeanor DUI first degree, no/expired KY registration, reckless driving, criminal trespassing third degree, criminal mischief third degree, and drug paraphernalia.

  • 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.

  • Landmark legislation passed as session comes to a close

    By Daniel Elliott

    Your Kentucky General Assembly has completed the 2018 Regular Session. With so many difficult problems to work on, it has been a challenging few months. I very much appreciate your input, and understand that it was hard to keep up with at times. For now, here is an alphabetical list of major legislation that becomes law this year.

  • Track and field State appearance highlighted by Campbell’s shot put gold

    Sports Correspondent

    The KHSAA State 2-A Track and Field Championships were slated for Friday at the University of Kentucky. Casey County had representatives that earned their way into 12 events.

  • Cravens’ season ends in round of 64

    Sports Correspondent

    Gena Cravens has only played tennis for two years. She made her way to Regions for the first time this season upsetting the number-four seed in the 12th Region and then nearly knocking off number one en route to a semi final finish and a berth in the 2018 KHSAA State Tennis Championships.

  • First round at State ends Harne/Johnson’s run

    Sports Correspondent

    Casey seniors Austin Harne and Luke Johnson rode a tremendous regular season through to a semi final finish at the Regional Tournament giving them the honor of competing in the 2018 KHSAA State Tennis Championships at the end of last week.

    The boys from Casey took to the courts at Shillito Park in Lexington on Thursday afternoon against the duo from Lawrence County.

  • Lady Rebels sweep doubleheader to end regular season

    zjohnson@caseynews.net

    After a challenging season that has seen its ups and downs, the Casey County Lady Rebels looking to end the regular season on a high note when they hosted Burgin on May 14.

    Casey County 19

    Burgin 1

    However it would be Burgin that would strike first. After a Grace Osbourne single to start the game off, she would advance to third after two groundouts. That’s when Brittany Yates would smash a double into right center field to score Osbourne and put the Bulldogs up 1-0 after the top of the first.