Today's News

  • Golf season begins
  • Grand Jury indicts eight


    The Casey County Grand Jury met on July 19 and indicted eight individuals.

    Brandi M. Keith, 21, was indicted for bail jumping in the first degree. According to the indictment, Keith intentionally failed to appear before the Casey District Court for a scheduled preliminary hearing on July 3.

    Monnie Sue Reed, 41, of McKinney, was indicted for bail jumping in the first degree. According to the indictment, Reed intentionally failed to appear before the Casey County Circuit Court on January 8 for a scheduled pretrial conference.

  • Property transfers Aug. 1

    May 7

    Russell Keith Wright and Nanette Carol Wright of Liberty to Skylar K. Wright of Liberty. A certain parcel of land lying on a tributary to the waters of Green River and lying between Robin drive and US Highway 127 in Casey County for $500.

    Tommy Wood and Elaine Wood of Liberty, to Joshua Alan Gibson and Miriam R. Gibson of Liberty. A certain tract of land located in Casey County in the Riverdale Estates approximately one and one-half mile east of the city of Liberty on the southeast side of Kentucky Highway 70 for $139,900.

  • District Court news Aug. 1

    July 19

    Patrick Humes pleaded guilty to wanton endangerment second degree, disorderly conduct second degree and menacing. He was sentenced to 90 days in jail with 25 to serve with his balance to be suspended if one year no new violations of law and complete an alcohol rehab program.

    Jason Alan Carter pleaded guilty to theft by deception including cold checks under $500. He was sentenced to five days suspended if the balance is paid in full by Nov. 1.

  • Church News Aug. 1

    Bruce’s Chapel

    Attendance at Bruce’s chapel was 41 for this morning’s worship service, Margaret Trowbridge brought the children’s message titled “Jesus is the greatest treasure.” Pastor Creech Richardson’s message was from Psalm 78; 1-8 “Be a Genuine Christian,” Callie and Jennifer Hatter celebrate birthdays this week and next Sunday night is KY night, Matt Trowbridge will be leading KY night for the youth.

    Brush Creek

  • Out of the Past Aug. 1

    10 Years Ago

    Week of July 30, 2008

    Five medical helicopters were called to Casey County Saturday afternoon to transport five of seven people who were involved in a three-vehicle crash on Ky. 70 West near the top of Bell Hill.

    For the first time since its inception in 1987, Casey County did not have a Junior Miss program the year of 2008.

  • The Amish Cook Aug. 1

    By Gloria Yoder

  • Scare tactics won’t stop Judge Kavanaugh’s confirmation

    By Mitch McConnell

    President Donald Trump has chosen a superb nominee to serve on the Supreme Court. Through the most transparent and democratic process in recent memory, he has selected a brilliant judge with an outstanding reputation. Now it is the Senate’s turn to give Judge Brett Kavanaugh fair and thorough consideration.

  • Going to a yard sale?

    By Joberta Wells

    I just read an article recently on how to have a successful yard sale. The tips they listed were obviously for upscale city folk because none of them would work here in Casey County. I won’t even tell you what they were because I don’t want you snorting your coffee or Coke through your nose.

  • My grandparents’ house

    I made my last trip out to my grandparents’ house and farm in Roberts, Idaho, in fall 2016.

    The place I had visited hundreds of times throughout my life had changed, and for the first time in over 120 years it sat vacant.