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Recent Articles

Kings Mountain Woman Killed in Single Vehicle Wreck

July 28, 2014 |

A one vehicle wreck has claimed the life of a Kings Mountain woman. Casey County Sheriff’s Deputy Jamie Walters told WKDO NEWS the victim was identified as 49 year old Melissa Wilder.  Deputy Walters said Wilder apparently lost control of her Chevy Blazer while northbound on Bastin Creek Road resulting in the vehicle leaving the roadway in a [...]

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Charles “Ed” Cooper, Sr., 68, of Hustonville

July 23, 2014 |

Charles “Ed” Cooper, Sr., age 68, of Hustonville, died Sunday, July 20, 2014 at the Ephraim McDowell Medical Center.  Survivors include: Two Sons Robert Edward Cooper (Hustonville) Charles Edward Cooper (Liberty) One Daughter Michele Wesley (Bennington, IN) One Brother & Two Sisters Buddy Cooper (Cloverdale, IN) Frances Zirkel (Madora, IN) Brenda Begley (Edinburgh, IN) Other [...]

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Man Facing Multiple Charges After Fleeing From Police; Suspect’s Car & Several Police Cruisers Damaged

July 22, 2014 |

A Russell County man is facing multiple charges after fleeing from county and state law enforcement officers twice Tuesday afternoon. Brandon C. Roy, 33, of Russell Springs is charged with numerous felony and misdemeanor offenses. Charges against Roy filed by Casey County Deputy Sheriff Chad Weddle include: Speeding in excess of 26 m.p.h. over the limit, Fleeing [...]

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Fire Destroys Barn on Short Town Road

July 22, 2014 |

A barn was destroyed by fire overnight. The East Casey Fire Department was called out around 12:20 a.m Tuesday to a barn belonging to Mike Short on “Short Town Road.” Chief Robbie Murphy told WKDO NEWS the barn was totally engulfed in flames when firefighters arrived. An investigation is underway to determine the exact cause [...]

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Grand Jury Charges Range From Murder to Drug Possession

July 21, 2014 |

Seven persons are now formally accused of criminal offenses following the July session of the Casey County Grand Jury.  According to Circuit Court records, the following persons have been indicted: Marvin Lee, 50, of Liberty — Murder, DUI Zachariah Richardson, 20, of Liberty — Criminal Possession of a Forged Instrument Jack Ipock, 35, of Middleburg [...]

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Anna Lee Burris, 91, of Hustonville

July 20, 2014 |

Anna Lee Burris, 91, of Hustonville, died Friday, July 18, 2014 in Stanford.  Survivors include: One Son Marion Burris (Danville) One Daughter Wendy Van Lenten (Danville) One Sister Kathryn Barnes (Florence) 5 grandchildren & 4 great-grandchildren also survive A celebration of life service will be held Monday at 11:00 a.m. at the McKinney-Brown Funeral Home [...]

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Man Indicted on Murder, DUI Charges for Fatal Wreck on January 31st

July 19, 2014 |

A Casey County Grand Jury has returned an indictment against Marvin Lee, 50, of Liberty on charges of Murder and Driving Under the Influence in connection with a January 31, 2014 wreck that claimed the life of 26 year old Michael Beal of Hustonville. State Police say Marvin Lee was operating a 1989 Toyota pickup [...]

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Marcus Thomas Shreve, Sr., 57, of Liberty

July 18, 2014 |

Marcus Thomas Shreve, Sr., age 57, of Liberty, died Thursday, July 17, 2014 at the Taylor County Hospital.  Survivors include: One Son Marcus Thomas Shreve, Jr. (Saltilo, TN) Parents Mitchell Thomas Shreve (Campbellsville) Lila Rogers (Liberty) Two Brothers & One Sister Michael Shreve (Liberty) James Shreve (Campbellsville) Kathy Herron (Campbellsville) Three grandchildren also survive Visitation [...]

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Marion Cedar, 97, of Liberty

July 18, 2014 |

Ms. Marion Cedar, age 97, of Liberty, died Thursday, July 17, 2014 at the Casey County Hospital.  Survivors include: Two Sons Norman Larson (Liberty) Ronald Larson (New Zealand) Several grandchildren & great-grandchildren also survive Cremation rites will be honored by the McKinney-Brown Funeral Home in Liberty.  A memorial service will be held at a later [...]

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Liberty Mayor Steve Sweeney Will Not Seek Re-Election

July 17, 2014 |

Longtime Liberty Mayor Steve Sweeney will not seek another term.  Mayor Sweeney unexpectedly made the announcement near the end of a special called meeting of the Liberty City Council on Thursday. In an interview with WKDO NEWS, Sweeney said he will withdraw his candidacy papers filed earlier this year and not seek a fifth term. [...]

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