Archive for June, 2017

Maria Herrera, 99, of Liberty

June 26, 2017 |

Maria W. Herrera, age 99, of Liberty, died Wednesday June 21st, 2017 at her residence. She was born in Colombia, South America on April 9th, 1918, a daughter of the late Jose Llanos and Isabel Seberiche Llanos. Maria was a Seamstress and a Housewife. Maria was the widow of German Herrera. Survivors include: Two Sons: […]

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Lilburn “Dwight” Wilcher, 79, of Liberty

June 23, 2017 |

Lilburn “Dwight” Wilcher, age 79, of Liberty, died Thursday, June 22, 2017, in Lexington. Born on May 24, 1938, in Liberty, KY, he was a son of the late Dennis Wilcher and Patsy Lay Atwood. Dwight attended Liberty First Church of God. He enjoyed music and loved singing in his gospel group, “The Gospel Harmony.” […]

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Lesa Davidson, 50, of Liberty

June 22, 2017 |

Lesa Davidson, age 50, of Liberty, died Monday, June 19, 2017, at Casey County Hospital. Born on November 26, 1966 in Casey Co., KY, she was a daughter to Ray Harris, Jr. and the late Leah Elaine Mason Harris. Lesa was a sweet, lovable and selfless person. She is survived by her father, Ray Harris, […]

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William Dale Porter, 60, of Liberty

June 21, 2017 |

William Dale Porter, age 60, of Liberty, died Monday, June 19, 2017. Born on May 27, 1956, in Casey County, he was the son of Leonard and Nancy Bolin Porter. Dale was a member of Brush Creek Christian Church. Dale was an avid sportsman; he enjoyed shooting trap, fishing and hunting. He also loved to […]

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Daniel Francis Brucker, 69, of Liberty

June 20, 2017 |

Daniel Francis Brucker, age 69, of Liberty, died Sunday, June 18, 2017. He is survived by his wife, Anna Hodge Brucker; two daughters, Donna (and Patrick) Dell’Aria of Dayton, Ohio and Sharon (and Stephen) Peyton of Liberty; three sons, Daniel (and Jeannie) Brucker of Lexington, Tennessee, Richard (and Trina) Brucker of Bradfordsville and Dale (and […]

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CEO of Liberty Care & Rehab Center Arrested for Alleged Sex Abuse of a Child

June 15, 2017 |

The CEO of Liberty Care & Rehabilitation Center has been arrested by State Police for alleged sex abuse of a child. According to police reports, William Todd Bryant was taken into custody on Tuesday at Holmes Bend Marina and charged with Sexual Abuse 1st Degree (victim under 12). Police say the arrest is the result […]

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State’s Public Service Commission Levies Hefty Fine Against City of Liberty

June 14, 2017 |

The City of Liberty is being fined by the state’s Public Service Commission for what the PSC says is repeated failures by the City to conduct leakage surveys of the city-operated natural gas distribution system. In an order issued Tuesday, the PSC levied the $60,000 civil penalty but suspended $50,000 of the fine until Jan. […]

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John Paul Haggard, Jr., 45, of Liberty

June 13, 2017 |

John Paul Haggard, Jr. (Shuee), age 45, died Sunday, June 11, 2017, in Casey County. Born March 30, 1972, in Lafayette, IN, he was a son of Diana Vessels Beedle and the late John Paul Haggard. He was a former diesel mechanic and shop foreman. He enjoyed being with his family, motorcycles, and racing, as […]

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Legislative Panel Warns of Tight Budgets Ahead

June 12, 2017 |

** provided to WKDO NEWS by Kentucky Legislative Research Commission ** The mainframe computer processing all of Kentucky’s unemployment insurance claims was built a decade before the 1980s-era arcade game Pac-Man. “Think about that,” Deputy Secretary for Education and Workforce Development Cabinet Brad Montell said while testifying before the Interim Joint Committee on Appropriations and […]

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Renewed Call for Child Abuse Offender Registry Aired Before Committee

June 12, 2017 |

** provided to WKDO NEWS by the Kentucky Legislative Research Commission ** Jennifer Diaz was at work the day before Thanksgiving 2014 when she got a call that something was wrong with her little girl. The young mother rushed home to find her four-month-old daughter, Sophie, with injuries to her head and face. The babysitter, […]

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