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CASEY COUNTY FISCAL COURT REPORT: SPECIAL MEETING

 

The Casey County Fiscal Court met in a special called session this afternoon.

 

The only item on the agenda was a revision to the Flex Fund Agreement.

Judge Executive, Randy Dial...

 

 

The Court voted to authorize the signing of the revised agreement, which will be submitted to the State Transportation Cabinet for approval.

 

The next regular meeting of the Casey County Fiscal Court will be Monday, Oct. 7th.

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WASHINGTON COUNTY JUVENILE FACING CHARGES AFTER BRINGING A WEAPON ON A SCHOOL BUS

 

This morning at approximately 7:15 AM EST units from Kentucky State Police, Post 15 responded to the Washington County School district in reference to a student who had been found with a firearm in his possession on a school bus.

 

The bus driver was notified by other students on the bus after they observed a hand gun in the juvenile’s backpack. School staff was able to intercede before the child entered a school with the firearm.

 

The juvenile was charged with unlawful possession of a weapon on school property and is being lodged in the Adair County Youth Development Center.

 

Tpr. Scott Curry is investigating. KSP was assisted by the Springfield Police Department.

 

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ARRESTS OVER THE LAST 24HRS

 

  • Jeannie Mondie, 43 of Liberty, arrested by Russell County Sheriff’s Office for Trafficking in Misrepresented Controlled Substance.
  • Rebekah J. Devore, 37 of Russell Springs, arrested by Russell County Sheriff’s Office for Possession of Methamphetamine-1st Degree, Trafficking in Mehtamphetamine-1st Degree/2nd Offense, Possession of Marijuana & Drug Paraphernalia.
  • Christopher D. Smother, 35 of Russell Springs, arrested by Russell County Sheriff’s Office for Trafficking in Methamphetamine-1st Degree/2nd Offense, Possession of Methamphetamine-1st Degree, Possession of Marijuana & Drug Paraphernalia.
  • Timothy D. McWhorter, 32 of Russell Springs, arrested by Probation & Parole for Parole Violation, Trafficking in Methamphetamine-1st Degree, Trafficking in Marijuana, & Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

Lodged in the Russell County Jail.

 

  • Robert A. Rhodus, 33 of Stanford, arrested by Stanford Police for Assault-2nd Degree, & Kidnapping (with Serious Physical Injury).

Lodged in the Lincoln County Jail.

 

All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

 

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SPECIAL MEETING OF THE CASEY COUNTY FISCAL COURT 9/19/19

 

The Casey County Fiscal Court meet in Special Session on Thursday at 2pm in the Casey County Judge Executive Randy Dial's Office.

 

This meeting will concern funding contract for state transportation.

 

The meeting is open to the public.

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NEW SURFACE AT PULASKI COUNTY PARK PLAYGROUND

 

Pulaski County Park has a new eco-friendly, and kid-friendly surface.

Jeff Henderson has more from Somerset...

 

 

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RECENT ARRESTS

 

  • Travis L. Spelts, 26 of Liberty, arrested by Deputy Brown with Casey County Sheriff’s Office for DUI.
  • Sara P. Maynard, 21 of Dunnville, arrested by Deputy Shepard with Casey County Sheriff’s Office for Possession of Methamphetamine-1st Degree, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Bail Jumping-1st Degree, & Failure to Appear.
  • Marshall C. Lewis, 27 of Salvisa, arrested by Officer Smith with Liberty Police Department for DUI-3rd Offense, Driving on a DUI Suspended License, Failure to Wear Seat Belts, No Insurance, Possession of Methamphetamine/Heroin-1st Degree, Illegal Possession of a Legend Drug, & Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

Lodged in the Casey County Jail.

 

  • Destiny N. Owens, 22 of Somerset, arrested by the Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office for No Registration Plates/Receipt, No Insurance, Driving on a Suspended/Revoked License, Possession of Methamphetamine-1st Degree, Possession of Controlled Substance-1st Degree (drug unspecified), Possession of Marijuana, Probation Violation, & Non-Payment of Fines.

Lodged in the Pulaski County Jail.

 

  • Debra K. Cook, age 36, arrested by Junction City Police for Possession of Marijuana & Drug Paraphernalia.

Lodged in the Boyle County Jail.

 

  • Aron B. Murphy, 37 of Danville, arrested by Garrard County Police for Possession of Marijuana & Drug Paraphernalia.

Lodged in the Lincoln County Jail.

 

All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

 

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DISTURBANCE AT A CASEY COUNTY GROCERY STORE LEADS TO METH BUST ON KY 49

 

 The Casey County Sheriff's Office responded to a disturbance call Monday.

 

 The caller stated a female at Atwoods grocery on Highway 49 was standing in the road stripping off her clothes.

 

 Deputy Grider responded to the scene to find 40 year old Karen Turpin standing in the parking lot cursing and causing an alarm.

 

 Turpin exhibited signs of drug use and reportedly told the deputy she had "done a lot of meth that day."

 

 Deputy Grider transported Turpin to the Casey County Jail and reported that as she got out of his Cruiser, she turned in spit on him.

 

 Turpin is charged with Public Intoxication of a Controlled Substance, Disorderly Conduct-2nd Degree, and Assault 3rd Degree of a Police Officer.

 

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BURN BAN ISSUED FOR CASEY COUNTY

 

 Casey County judge-executive Randy dial has issued an executive order open burning ban for all of Casey County.


 Effective immediately all open burning in all areas of Casey county is hereby banned until further notice.


 The statement says a lack of rain in recent weeks has produced dry conditions in area grasslands & woodlands, lawns and shrubbery, which poses an increased risk of damage from wildfires, caused by open burning.


 Again this ban is effective immediately and will be lifted after sufficient rainfall to abate the hazardous conditions.


 If you have any questions, contact Casey County Judge-Executive Randy Dial's office at the Casey County Courthouse.

 

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CASEY COUNTY FISCAL COURT REPORT

 

The Casey County Fiscal Court met in regular session Monday.

 

Under General business judge-executive Randy Dial asked for authorization from the court to renew the agreement with Capstone for health insurance services. That motion was made and approved.

 

The court also voted to authorize judge-executive Randy dial to advertise for bids to engage an auditor for the annual audit.

 

Also under General business two amplifiers and an audio mixer were declared Surplus equipment for the AG Center.

 

Under Road business 50 tons of coal mix was declared Surplus and will be sold to Green County.

 

Under Jail business, the court has been considering a switch from the current food provider for the Jail, Brown's Food Service, to a Food Management company, which would not only provide the food, but prepare and serve it, at a lower cost. In addition, Kell Well would potential save the county wages paid by taking over the current food staff. Magistrate, Bart Woodrum, raised the issue of possible legalities concerning the County's contractual obligations...

County Attorney, Tommy Weddle...

After a lengthy discussion, the issue was tabled to allow Judge Dial to consult with Brown's Food Service. Pending that result, the court may have to wait until next year to request bids for that type of food service.

 

The Fiscal Court also voted to accept 3 tax district rates for filing purposes. Judge Dial...

 

Judge Dial also asked the court for authorization to join with other Kentucky Counties engaged in a law suit against Opiod producing companies...

The motion was approved pending analysis by the County Attorney.

 

Sheriff Chad Weddle presented his monthly activity report for the month of August...

Judge Dial also complimented recent renovations to the Sheriff's Office...

 

 

Magistrate Robby Murphy asked about a possible Burn Ban for Casey County...

A Burn Ban could be issued later today.

 

The next regular meeting of the Casey County Fiscal Court is scheduled for October 7th.

 

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PULASKI MAN DIES IN SINGLE VEHICLE ACCIDENT

 

According to Pulaski County Sheriff Greg Speck, deputies responded to reports of
an automobile accident at 7:18 am Monday, September 16, 2019.


Sergeant Cary York and Deputy Kevin Bullock arrived on the scene of the single
vehicle accident 5.7 miles south of Somerset on Highway 769 to find a gold 2011
Cadillac STS on its top in a ravine several feet from the highway.


Preliminary investigation by Sergeant York revealed that the vehicle was
northbound when it crossed the centerline and left the roadway on the southbound
side of the highway.


The operator and sole occupant of the vehicle, Terry Lee Raines, age 55 of 6276
Rush Branch Road was ejected from the vehicle. He was treated at the scene by
personnel from the Somerset-Pulaski County EMS Services and transported to
Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital.

 

Mr. Raines succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased by Deputy Coroner Gerald Collingsworth.


Sheriff's units were assisted at the scene by volunteers from the Haynes Knob Fire Department.


The accident remains under investigation by the Pulaski County Sheriff's Office.

 

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GOV BEVIN TO VISIT LIBERTY TO MAKE FUNDING ANNOUNCEMENT

 

Governor Matt Bevin, along with a Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) official, will visit Liberty, KY, on Tuesday, Sept. 17 to make a transportation funding announcement.

 

What:            Transportation funding announcement

 

Who:             Governor Matt Bevin

                        KYTC Department of Rural and Municipal Aid Commissioner Gray Tomblyn II

 

Where:          Central KY Ag/Expo Center

                      678 S. Wallace Wilkinson Blvd.

                      Liberty, Ky. 42539

 

When:           Tuesday, Sept. 17

                      2 p.m. EDT

 

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Kentucky Transportation Cabinet

Department of Highways, District 8 * 1660 South HWY 27* Somerset, KY 42501

http://transportation.ky.gov/district-8

 

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WEEKEND ARRESTS

 

  • Jeffrey L. Luttrell, 18 of Liberty, arrested by Liberty Police Chief Steven Garrett for Public Intoxication (Controlled Substance), & Possession of Marijuana.

Lodged in the Casey County Jail.

  • Jeffery D. Milburn, 50 of Russell Springs, arrested by Russell Springs Police for No Tail Lamps, License to be in Possession, Possession of a Handgun by Convicted Felon, Possession of Methamphetamine-1st Degree, Promoting Contraband-1st Degree, & Non-Payment of Court Costs/Fees/Fines.
  • Kathy Sutton, 54 of Jamestown, arrested by Russell County Sheriff’s Office for Possession of Methamphetamine-1st Degree, Possession of Marijuana, & Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.
  • Philip Sutton, 46 of Jamestown, arrested by Russell County Sheriff’s Office for Possession of Methamphetamine-1st Degree, Possession of Marijuana, & Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

Lodged in the Russell County Jail.

 

  • Celesta R. Cody, 37 of Viper, arrested by Burnside Police for Trafficking in Methamphetamine-1st Degree, Identity Theft, Tampering with Physical Evidence, Failure to Appear, & Failure to Pay Court Costs/Fees/Fines.
  • Selena A. Counselor, 20 of Somerset, arrested by Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office for Burglary-2nd Degree, Theft By Unlawful Taking from Building (under $500), & Criminal Mischief-2nd Degree.
  • Terry B. Compton, 53 of Somerset, arrested by Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office for Public Intoxication (Controlled Substance), & Possession of Methamphetamine-1st Degree.
  • James M. Bumpus, 54 of Lucas, OH, arrested by Ky Fish & Wildlife for Failure to Operate Boat at Idle, & Operating Watercraft while Intoxicated.
  • Amy K. Uribe, 42 of Lawrenceburg, IN, arrested by Somerset Police for DUI (Aggravated Circumstance), Careless Driving, License to be In Possession, Failure to Register Transfer of Motor Vehicle, Illegal Possession of a Legend Drug, Possession of Controlled Substance-3rd Degree, Possession of Controlled Substance Not in Proper Container, & Wanton Endangerment-2nd Degree.
  • Terry L. Nichols, 51 of Somerset, arrested by Somerset Police for Auto Theft (over $500).
  • Joshua S. Polston, 23 of Somerset, arrested by Ky Fish & Wildlife for Failure to Keep Right of Middle Channel, & Operating Watercraft While Intoxicated.
  • Kevin E. Marcum, 44 of Nancy, arrested by Somerset Police for Trafficking in Methamphetamine-1st Degree, Trafficking in Marijuana, Tampering with Physical Evidence, Identity Theft, & Parole Violation.
  • Robbie A. King, 38 of Somerset, arrested by Somerset Police for One Headlight, Driving on a Suspended/Revoked Operator’s License, No Insurance, & Possession of Heroin-1st Degree.
  • Cody R. Adcox, 28 of Somerset, arrested by Somerset Police for DUI (Aggravated Circumstance, Possession of Controlled Substance-1st Degree (Drug Unspecified), Prescription Controlled Substance Not in Proper Container, No Insurance, Assault-1st Degree (Domestic Violence), & Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.
  • Cecil R. Rubarts, 43 of Bronston, arrested by KSP for DUI-2nd Offense (Aggravated Circumstance), Driving on a DUI Suspended Operator’s License (Aggravated Circumstance), Fleeing/Evading Police-1st Degree (Motor Vehicle), Wanton Endangerment-1st Degree, Reckless Driving, Criminal Trespassing-2nd Degree, Resisting Arrest, & Failure to Signal.
  • Douglas E. Gilbert, 31 of Nancy, arrested by KSP for Assault-3rd Degree (Police Officer), Disorderly Conduct-2nd Degree, Resisting Arrest, & Alcohol Intoxication in a Public Place.

Lodged in the Pulaski County Jail.

 

  • Steven J. Crowley, age 47, arrested by Danville Police for Driving on a DUI Suspended License-2nd Offense, DUI, & Possession of Open Alcohol Container in a Motor Vehicle.
  • Dylan Cox, age 23, arrested by Boyle County Sheriff’s Office for Possession of Methamphetamine-1st Degree, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Wanton Endangerment-2nd Degree, & Assault-4th Degree (Domestic Violence).
  • Bryan L. Sheron, age 44, arrested by Boyle County Sheriff’s Office for Reckless Driving, No Insurance, Failure to Signal, License to be In Possession, Resisting Arrest, Fleeing/Evading Police-1st Degree (Motor Vehicle), & Wanton Endangerment-1st Degree (Police Officer).
  • Tammy L. Shewmaker, age 46, arrested by Boyle County Sheriff’s Office for Speeding (26 mph over limit), Failure to Signal, Improper Start, Reckless Driving, Wanton Endangerment-1st Degree (Police Officer), Driving on a DUI Suspended License (Aggravated Circumstance), Resisting Arrest, Disorderly Conduct-1st Degree, & Fleeing/Evading Police-1st Degree (Motor Vehicle).

Lodged in the Boyle County Jail.

 

All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

 

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ARRESTS OVER THE LAST 24HRS

 

  • Kent Chisenhall, 45 of Russell Springs, arrested by KSP for DUI-4th Offense (Aggravated Circumstance).

Lodged in the Russell County Jail.

 

  • Bryan L. Sheron, age 44, arrested by Boyle County Sheriff’s Office for No Insurance, Reckless Driving, Failure to Signal, License to be In Possession, Resisting Arrest, Fleeing/Evading Police-1st Degree (motor vehicle), & Wanton Endangerment-1st Degree (Police Officer).
  • Tammy L. Shewmaker, age 46, arrested by Boyle County Sheriff’s Office for Speeding (26 mph over limit), Improper Signal, Improper Start, Reckless Driving, Wanton Endangerment-1st Degree (Police Officer), Driving on a DUI Suspended License (Aggravated Circumstance), Resisting Arrest, & Disorderly Conduct-1st Degree.
  • Jason G. Powell, age 41, arrested by Harrodsburg Police for DUI, Driving on Expired Operator’s License, No Registration Receipt, & No Insurance.
  • Ashton R. Smith, age 18, arrested by Boyle County Sheriff’s Office for Abuse of a Teacher, Harassment, Disorderly Conduct-2nd Degree, & Terroristic Threatening-2nd Degree.

Lodged in the Boyle County Jail.

 

  • Christopher J. Moore, 26 of Morristown, TN, arrested by Stanford Police for Improper Passing, Fleeing/Evading Police-1st Degree (motor vehicle), Menacing, Driving on a DUI Suspended License (Aggravated Circumstance), DUI-2nd Offense (Aggravated Circumstance), Reckless Driving, Speeding (26 mph over limit), & Wanton Endangmerment-1st Degree (Police Officer).

Lodged in the Lincoln County Jail.

 

All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

 

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CASEY COUNTY REBEL FOOTBALL TONIGHT!

 

Casey County Rebel Football action tonight as the Rebs play their second home game of the season, hosting Russell County.

 

You could be one football throw away from $1,000! Register at tonight's game for the chance to throw for the prize, sponsored by the Healthy Kids Clinic.

 

Join Steven Brown & Dan Johnson for the pre-game tonight at 7:15, & the kick-off set for 7:30pm here on your home for Casey County Rebel Football, 98.7 The Buck, & www.chasingthebuck.com.

 

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FAMILY RESOURCE CLOTHING DRIVE

 

The Casey County Family Resource Center is looking for clothing donations. We are in need of the following sizes:

  • Boys 8/10 (pants/bottoms are a need)
  • Boys 10/12 (pants/bottoms are a need)
  • Boys 14/16 (tops/pants are a need)
  • Girls 10/12 (pants/bottoms are a need)
  • Girls 14/16 (pants/bottoms are a need)

Definitely needing winter clothing but will accept summer clothing in these sizes as well.


These clothes are used for students at all elementary schools!


If you have any questions please the Family Resource Center at 606-787-7985.

 

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RECENT ARRESTS

 

  • David L. Hamilton, 63 of Kings Mountain, arrested by Deputy Geoffrey Brown with Casey County Sheriff’s Office for DUI.
  • Jessee B. Abrams, 49 of Berea, arrested by Deputy Grider with Casey County Sheriff’s Office for DUI-2nd Offense, & No Insurance.
  • Kasey M. Allen, 26 of Liberty, arrested by Liberty Police Officer Smith for DUI (Aggravated Circumstance), No Insurance, & Failure to Wear Seat Belts.

Lodged in the Casey County Jail.

 

  • Anna S. Harder, 24 of Somerset, arrested by Somerset Police for Trafficking in Methamphetamine-1st Degree, Identity Theft, & Fraudulent Use of a Credit Card (under $500).
  • Joshua C. Partin, 26 of Somerset, arrested by Somerset Police for Trafficking in Methamphetamine-1st Degree, Resisting Arrest, & Possession of Marijuana & Drug Paraphernalia.
  • Wesley S. Caudill, 42 of Somerset, arrested by Somerset Police for Possession of Methamphetamine-1st Degree, & Failure to Appear.

Lodged in the Pulaski County Jail.

 

  • Joseph A. Simpson, age 35, arrested by Danville Police for Burglary-1st Degree, Assault-4th Degree (Domestic Violence), & Endangering the Welfare of a Minor.

Lodged in the Boyle County Jail.

 

  • Ashley L. Gordon, 25 of Crab Orchard, arrested by Lancaster Police for Possession of Controlled Substance-3rd Degree (Drug Unspecified), Failure to Appear, Possession of Methamphetamine-1st Degree, Prescription Controlled Substance Not in Proper Container, & Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

Lodged in the Lincoln County Jail.

 

All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

 

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SOMERSET MAN ARRESTED IN CASEY COUNTY IN CONNECTION TO A SHOOTING IN LETCHER CO.

 

 

The Casey County Sheriff's Office arrested a Somerset man Tuesday in connection to a shooting incident that happened last weekend in Eastern Ky.

 

Deputies Tim Pierce and Geoffrey Brown responded to a residence on Backwoods Way, in Liberty, after receiving information that a person wanted in connection to an attempted murder charge in Letcher County was staying at the residence. 

 

Deputies arrested 32 year old Orland Bolen. 

 

The Letcher County warrant alleges that on Saturday, Sept. 7th, Bolen, along with another man, Harold Bolen, shot Jonathan Pigman in the face with a handgun, causing serious physical injury.

 

Orland Bolen was also found to be in possession of a vehicle reported as stolen from Jack Rodger's Car Lot in Casey County. He was lodged in the Casey County Jail.

 

 

 

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SOMERSET MAN ARRESTED IN CONNECTION WITH HIT & RUN

 

Pulaski County Sheriff Greg Speck reports that a Somerset man faces several charges after being involved in a hit and run accident on Monday, September 9, 2019.

 

At approximately 9:25 pm Monday evening, Deputy Marcus Harrison responded to a 911 call of an overturned automobile in the middle of the road on East Frog Hollow Road in Science Hill, Kentucky.  Deputy Harrison arrived on scene and made contact with the driver of the SUV, Marlon E. Jones, age 35 of Somerset, Kentucky. After detecting the odor of alcohol on Mr. Jones' breath, Deputy Harrison detained the subject and conducted an investigation linking Mr. Jones to an earlier hit and run accident on Nelson Valley Road in Somerset.

 

Witnesses at the Nelson Valley location positively identified the vehicle that Jones was operating as the vehicle that had repeatedly rammed their vehicle in the rear and forced them off the road.

 

Information gained from the Deputy's investigation led to the arrest of Marlon E. Jones on the following charges:

1.  Operating a motor vehicle under the influence of drugs or alcohol .08 (Agg Circumstances) 1st offense

2.  Wanton endangerment-1st degree

3.  Reckless driving

4.  Leaving the scene of an accident-Failure to render aid or assistance

5.  Possession of open alcohol beverage container in a vehicle prohibited

6.  Assault, 2nd degree (Attempt)

7.  Failure to wear seatbelts

8.  Failure of owner to maintain required insurance, 1st degree

9.  Criminal mischief 3rd degree

 

Marlon E. Jones was lodged in the Pulaski County Detention Center without further incident.  Trooper Corey Jones of the KSP assisted at the scene.

 

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CASEY COUNTY GRAND JURY INDICTMENTS

 

The Casey County Grand Jury met this week, returning indictments against 9 individuals, including:

 

  • Malcom N Brown, 23 of Liberty:  Possession of Controlled Substance-1st Degree (Methamphetamine).
  • Tami Sue Campbell, 54 of Yosemite:  Possession of Controlled Substance-1st Degree/3rd Offense (Methamphetamine); Possession of Marijuana; & Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.
  • Timothy S Childress, 26 of Liberty:  Possession of Controlled Substance-1st Degree/2nd Offense (Methamphetamin); DUI-2nd Offense; Excessive Window Tint; Careless Driving; & Driving on a Suspended/Revoked Operator's License.
  • Honorio Graillet-Zamudio, 33 of Russell Springs:  Possession of Controlled Substance-1st Degree (Methamphetamine); Promoting Contraband-1st Degree; Tampering with Physical Evidence; DUI (Aggravated Circumstance); No Operator's License; & Failure to Wear Seat Belts.
  • Eric L Terry, 37 of Liberty:  Bail Jumping-1st Degree.
  • Christopher L Weddle, 44 of Liberty:  Assault-2nd Degree; Assault-4th Degree; & Criminal Trespass-3rd Degree.

 

We remind our listeners, an indictment is only a legal accusation, not an indicator of guilt.

 

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CASEY COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING RECAP

 

The Casey County Board of Education held their regular monthly meeting last night at the Board Annex.

Here's Superintendent, Marion Sowders...

The next regular meeting of the School Board will be Monday, Oct. 13th.

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ARRESTS OVER THE LAST 24HRS

 

  • David McGowan, 42 of Russell Springs, arrested by KSP for No Registration Plates/Receipt, No Insurance, Instructional Permit Violations, DUI (Aggravated Circumstance), & Failure to Signal.

Lodged in the Russell County Jail.

 

  • Marlon E. Jones, 35 of Somerset, arrested by Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office for DUI (Aggravated Circumstance), Wanton Endangerment-1st Degree, Reckless Driving, Leaving the Scene of an Accident-Failure to Render Aid/Assistance, Possession of Open Alcohol in Motor Vehicle, Assault-2nd Degree, Failure to Wear Seat Belts, No Insurance, & Criminal Mischief-3rd Degree.

Lodged in the Pulaski County Jail.

 

  • Richard D. Alford, 32 of Harrodsburg, arrested by Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office for DUI, No Registration Plates, Possession of Controlled Substance-1st Degree (Methamphetamine/Heroin), & Possession of Controlled Substance (drug unspecified).

Lodged in the Lincoln County Jail.

 

All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

 

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SOMERSET CITY COUNCIL REPORT

 

The Somerset City Council met in regular session Monday.

Jeff Henderson has details...

 

 

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BARDSTOWN WOMAN KILLED IN CASEY COUNTY CRASH

 

Trooper Jake Harper is investigating a collision that occurred September 8th, 2019 at approximately 6:52 AM EST, three miles north of Jacktown on KY 243. 

 

Ashley Coulter, age 33 of Bardstown, was operating a 2008 Nissan Altima northbound on KY 243 when she ran off the right shoulder of the roadway, overcorrected, and struck a tree. Coulter was not belted and was ejected from the vehicle.

 

Coulter was pronounced deceased at the scene by the Casey County Coroner.

 

Tpr. Harper was assisted at the scene by additional members of the Kentucky State Police, Casey County Sheriff’s department, Casey County Fire, EMS and Rescue. 

 

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LIBERTY POLICE HIRING

 

The City of Liberty is now accepting applications for another full time Police Officer.

 

Applicants must be certified Police Officers through the Kentucky Law Enforcement Council.

Certifications from other states will be considered. 

 

Applications are available at Liberty City Hall, Monday through Friday, from 8am-4:30pm.

 

For more information, contact Chief Steven Garrett at the Liberty Police Department at 606-787-6371.

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CASEY MAN ARRESTED ON DRUG CHARGES

 

Casey County Deputy Vance Davis arrested Jonathan Brown, 39, of Yosemite, Thursday, after receiving a call about an unresponsive male sitting in a truck on North Hatfield Road.

 

Brown was charged with DUI, trafficking in a controlled substance (heroin) with approximately 25.5 grams located, possession of methamphetamine, and drug paraphernalia. He was also in possession of a handgun and $2,800 that were seized.

 

Brown was taken to the Casey County Jail.

 

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