Today's News

  • District Court News Sept. 18

    Sept. 3

    Gary Thomas Newton had his jury trail for speeding 7 MPH over the limit, failure to produce an insurance card, possession of an open alcohol beverage container in a motor vehicle, careless driving, DUI second offense and operating on a suspended/revoked operator’s license set for Sept. 24.

    Justin Tyler Cochran pleaded guilty to speeding 20 MPH over the limit. He was sentenced to a fine of $135.

  • Circuit Court News Sept. 18

    Sept. 9

    Jamie Floyd Harris pleaded guilty to trafficking a controlled substance first degree, first offense (methamphetamine), drug paraphernalia buy/possess and DUI first offense. He will be sentenced on Oct. 14. He also had his cases for two counts of carrying a concealed deadly weapon, trafficking a controlled substance first degree, first offense (methamphetamine), tampering with physical evidence, drug paraphernalia buy/possess and possession of marijuana dropped without prejudice.

  • Church News Sept. 18

    Brush Creek

    We just finished a wonderful fellowship meeting this past week. We had fellowship service every day with dinner afterwards. The preaching was outstanding every night. Bro. Casey Davis started the week off, then Bro. Ron Robertson, Bro. Ted Stidham, Bro. Don Clark, Bro. Josh Robertson, Bro. David Dial, Bro. Junior Skaggs and ending with our 52nd Homecoming on Sun. with Bro. David Dial bringing the message, and dinner afterwards which everyone enjoyed.

  • Casey County 4-H results from the 2019 Kentucky State Fair

    Casey County 4-H

    Casey County 4-H had several youth compete at this year’s Kentucky State Fair. Results are listed below:

    4-H & Open Dairy Show

    Emily Goode exhibited 10 head.

    • 1st Place Showmanship in age division (Division II) and won Overall Showmanship in Ayrshire.

    • Grand Champion Ayrshire in 4-H and Open Class with Aged Cow, Gracie.

    • Reserve Grand Champion with Holstein

    • Reserve KY Proud with Brown Swiss

    • Placed 1st in several classes

  • Out of the Past Sept. 18

    10 Years Ago

    Week of Sept. 26, 2009

    The Casey County Hospital held its grand opening.

    The Casey County Hospital hoped to buy a piece of property on Wolford Avenue in Liberty with plans to connect Wallace Wilkinson Boulevard with the city street that borders the hospital.

    Sen. Dan Kelly filled the Circuit Judge’s seat vacated by Doughlas “Dodie” George, of Springfield.

    Obituaries: Mollie Burkett, 97; Bob Coffman, 87; John Lane III, 52; Jean Minton, 77; Helen Seibert, 73.

    20 Years Ago

  • The Amish Cook

    By Gloria Yoder

    Last week we talked about the little fishing trip we had for Daniel’s birthday. Now, this week, I’ll fill in a bit about his birthday supper. At our house, whoever is having a birthday gets to choose his or her meal.

  • Community Calendar Sept. 18

    The deadline for the Community Calendar is at 4:30 Friday. To submit items, email to news@caseynews.net.


    The next Commodity Day will be Oct. 16 at the Casey County Recycling Center.

    The soup kitchen is serving to those in need every Friday from 4 to 6 p.m. at 1 Pettyjohn St. in Liberty (behind the firehouse beside CU). For more information, contact Kevin Pittman at 606-448-9746.

    The Health Department will hold a class Diabetes – Just the Basics Oct. 15 from 6 to 8 p.m.

  • Country Day Festival
  • DAV honors past commanders
  • Straight shooter