https://www.caseynews.net/todaysnews/rss.xml en Casey County honors its veterans https://www.caseynews.net/content/casey-county-honors-its-veterans <img src="https://www.caseynews.net/sites/www.caseynews.net/files/imagecache/thumb85/vetsday.jpg" alt="Casey County Honor Guard members and veterans Claude Wyatt, left, and David Goode, right, salute during “taps” at a Nov. 11 Veterans Day ceremony at the Veterans Wall in Liberty." title="Casey County Honor Guard members and veterans Claude Wyatt, left, and David Goode, right, salute during “taps” at a Nov. 11 Veterans Day ceremony at the Veterans Wall in Liberty." align="left" hspace="6" width="128" height="85" /><p> cvanleuven@caseynews.net</p> <p> Young and old assembled in schools and ceremonies to mark the 100th anniversary of Armistice Day on Nov. 11.</p> <p> On the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month, the Casey County Honor Guard assembled at the Veterans Wall on Hustonville Street in Liberty to remember on Veterans Day those who have served and those who sacrificed everything for their country.</p> Mayor Brown wins re-election https://www.caseynews.net/content/mayor-brown-wins-re-election <p> cvanleuven@caseynews.net</p> <p> Liberty Mayor Steven Brown won a decisive victory over Councilman Doug Johnson Nov. 6 to retain his office as mayor for a second term.</p> <p> In the Liberty City Council election, all incumbent candidates retained their seats, but added newcomers Micah Meece and Richard Montgomery. The new members will replace Johnson and Councilman Nick Scott, who did not run for reelection.</p> <p> Brown won by a 74-vote margin, or 322 for Brown and 248 for Johnson.</p> Casey man arrested for Davenport’s burglary https://www.caseynews.net/content/casey-man-arrested-davenport%E2%80%99s-burglary <img src="https://www.caseynews.net/sites/www.caseynews.net/files/imagecache/thumb85/cooper.png" alt="COOPER " title="COOPER " align="left" hspace="6" width="125" height="85" /><p> cvanleuven@caseynews.net</p> <p> A 20-year-old man was arrested for burglarizing Davenport&rsquo;s Grocery and stealing three cars, two from Casey County and another from Adair County.</p> Fiscal Court approves items, discusses contract https://www.caseynews.net/content/fiscal-court-approves-items-discusses-contract <p> zjohnson@caseynews.net</p> <p> At a Nov. 5 Casey County Fiscal Court regularly scheduled meeting, members appointed two people to the Casey County Extension board, approved two grants and discussed a contract with Hinkle regarding road work.</p> Free Thanksgiving meal offered https://www.caseynews.net/content/free-thanksgiving-meal-offered <p> By Zach Johnson</p> <p> zjohnson@caseynews.net</p> <p> While many of us will be gathering with family and friends on Thanksgiving, to fellowship and feast, some in our community will eat alone or not eat Thanksgiving at all. However, a local woman, for the second straight year, is making sure those less fortunate will not go without a hot Thanksgiving meal.</p> Republicans win big in local races, new school board member elected https://www.caseynews.net/content/republicans-win-big-local-races-new-school-board-member-elected <p> cvanleuven@caseynews.net</p> <p> Republican candidates swept contested state local races Nov. 6, with uncontested Casey County candidates making official their elections to office.</p> <p> Also, challenger Darrell Barlow beat incumbent Casey County Board of Education member Joey Tucker, while incumbents were victorious in the Soil and Water Conservation District election.</p> <p> Straight-ticket voters told the tale of the 2018 election, with 2,050 marking for straight-ticket Republican, while just 192 picked straight-ticket Democratic.</p> Liberty man arrested on 15 charges https://www.caseynews.net/content/liberty-man-arrested-15-charges <p> zjohnson@caseynews.net</p> <p> A Liberty man was arrested for 15 charges that included methamphetamine, possession of a firearm and DUI.</p> Car Accident https://www.caseynews.net/content/car-accident <img src="https://www.caseynews.net/sites/www.caseynews.net/files/imagecache/thumb85/leeswreck1.jpg" alt="A three-car accident happened at the intersection of Scanlan Street and U.S. 127 in Liberty at around 12 p.m. Nov. 12." title="A three-car accident happened at the intersection of Scanlan Street and U.S. 127 in Liberty at around 12 p.m. Nov. 12." align="left" hspace="6" width="113" height="85" />