Today's News

  • Out of the Past July 4

    10 Years Ago

    Week of July 2, 2008

    A Casey County teen pleaded guilty to reckless homicide in connection with his cousin’s death the previous year.

    From just after dawn to way after dusk, Casey Countians celebrated our county’s independence and the 200th birthday of the county seat all day long on Friday.

  • The Amish Cook July 4

    By Gloria Yoder

    People have been so good to us. They’ve shown their support in more ways than I could count. As I think of what everyone has done for us, including you readers, I just feel so blessed and unworthy. There have been untold little things and big things done by friends and family to show support since we started doing foster care eight months ago.

  • Things Mom taught me

    By Joberta Wells

    My mother was a most persuasive person. I thought she hung the moon so I believed everything she told me. Usually she was right. I won’t tell you the instances when she wasn’t because I’d rather not embarrass myself.

  • A tool for improving public education

    By Wayne D. Lewis, Jr., PhD

    Interim Commissioner,

    Kentucky Department of Education

  • Fulfilling promises to Kentucky

    By Mitch McConnell

    Not even two years into the Trump administration, our country is finally getting back on the right track. On the heels of a major regulatory rollback and historic tax reform, consumer confidence is soaring and unemployment is shrinking. I’m proud of the many promises this Republican Congress has worked closely with President Trump to fulfill for your family, and I would like to update you on our recent work.

  • Community Calendar July 4

    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 July 11 at the Casey County Recycling Center.

  • Caudill, Doderer engaged

    Bret and Karen Caudill, of Liberty, wish to announce the engagement of their daughter Amy to Jeremiah Doderer, of Salyersville. Jeremiah is the son of Rudy Doderer of Paintsville and Katherine and Randy Williams of Salyersville. The wedding will be July 14, 2016 at 3:30 at Central Christian Church, 207 E. Short St., Lexington, KY. All friends and family are invited. Amy and Jeremiah are both employed at Toyota of Georgetown, and will make their home in Georgetown.

  • Casey News on vacation

    Cousins Bailey Goode and Kloe Miller took Casey County News to Idaho with their Papaw Danny and Mamaw Cindy Miller. They traveled through 10 states. Their parents are Darren and Sara Goode and Eric and Joni Miller.

  • District Court News June 27

    June 12

    Samantha Ann Yocum pleaded guilty to failure of non-owner operator to maintain required insurance. She was sentenced to a $200.50 fine due in six months.

    Victor Gonzalez Diaz pleaded guilty to no operators/moped license. He was sentenced to a $175.50 fine due in six month.

  • Circuit Court News June 27

    June 11

    William Ed Bullock III was sentenced to seven years total for trafficking a controlled substance first degree, first offense (methamphetamine) and persistent felony offender.

    Misty D. Bernard was sentenced to ten years; probated for five years for trafficking a controlled substance first degree, second offense (methamphetamine).

    Emma H. Bailey was sentenced to three years, probation denied for possession of a controlled substance first-degree first offense (methamphetamine), drug paraphernalia buy/possess and bail jumping first degree.