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Today's News

  • Community Calendar May 23

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

    HAPPENINGS

    The Red Hats will meet at 12 p.m. May 30 at Sacred Heart to go to the Lure Lodge.

    A grave decorating and homecoming will be held at 12:30 p.m. May 27 at the Bowmer Cemetery on Rough Ridge Road. Please bring a covered dish and lawnchair. Everybody is welcome.

  • Cravens will represent Casey at State Championships

    Sports Correspondent

    The Lady Rebels took to multiple courts over two days in their Regional Tournament May 4 and 5. The event was already scheduled to take over courts at several schools, but weather forced the matches to the indoor venue in Nicholasville at times as well.

  • After one year of throwing, Campbell signs with Lindsey Wilson

    Sports Correspondent

    After a full, four-year football career on both the offensive and defensive line, Casey County senior Austin Campbell will take a different athletic path to college.

    Of course, the last two years of football have been filled with success for Campbell with post-season accolades to fill his shelves, but after his final football season for the Rebels the senior found his true calling. Throwing the Shot Put and Discus.

  • Harne/Johnson make Regional semis to advance to State

    Sports Correspondent

    The Racquet Rebs had another winning season at 13-3 overall and will send a doubles team to the State Championships after a nice run in the Regional Tournament.

    Though Josh Underwood fell in the first round of Regions to an opponent from Southwestern, the senior went down swinging.

    “Josh was up,” said coach Phil Williams. “He was up 9-5 in a tie break. Just like in tennis, you are never safe. He lost 12-10 in a tie break after split sets.”

  • Throwers grab gold at Regionals while Casey qualifies for 12 events at State

    Sports Correspondent

    Casey Throwers took gold in both the boy’s and girl’s Shot Put at the Class AA Region 5 Championships last weekend. Austin Campbell and Brenna Hayes were the only Casey athletes to earn the title of Regional Champion at the event in Harrodsburg while Noah Brown (1600m) and Abby Vaughn (3200m with a PR of 12:12.82) each took silver in their events for Regional Runner Up status.

  • Lady Rebels start strong but drop three 12th region games

    zjohnson@caseynews.net

    McCreary Central 15 Casey 3

    Looking to build on their two game winning streak, the Casey County Lady Rebels looked to extend it to a season high three game winning streak when they took on McCreary Central on May 7.

  • Baseball Rebels go 1-4 on the week

    zjohnson@caseynews.net

    Russell County 6

    Casey 3

    Looking to snap their four game losing streak, the Casey County Rebels travel to Russell County on May 7. The Rebels would get off to a hot start as they would jump out to a lead in the top of the second when Jake McGowan would reach on an error to start the inning and would later score on a Bradley Hines single into left field to give Casey the early 1-0 lead.

  • Police News May 16

     April 27

    Alexander Jacob Harris, 19, of Liberty, was arrested for misdemeanor assault fourth degree child abuse. According to the police report, Liberty police were dispatched to Casey County Hospital in reference to injuries to a child. Upon arrival deputies spoke with the child’s mother, hospital staff, and the child who told them that Harris had spanked the child very hard three times. The child had a large bruise to her left hip area and buttocks. Harris stated he did spank the child three times the day before.

    May 1

  • District court news May 16

    Jordan Lynn plead not guilty to driving on a DUI suspended license first offense, failure of non-owner operator to maintain required insurance, no/expired Kentucky registration receipt and no/expired registration plates. He will have a pretrial conference on May 17.

    Frankie Ray Posey plead not guilty to DUI first offense, possession of an open alcohol beverage container in a motor vehicle, failure to wear a seat belt, failure to produce an insurance card and no/expired registration receipt. He will have a pretrial conference on August 9.

  • Church News May 16

    Apostolic Lighthouse