June 4, 2007
LIBERTY - Winners were chosen Sunday in the Casey County Fair baby and youth contests for ages 0 to 7 years old, according to Beverly Hoskins, coordinator. They are listed by winner, second and third place, age, and parents, address, respectively: 0-6 months old: Girls, Christine Payton, 6 months, daughter of Mikie Pruyear and Jessica Payton of Liberty; Izabell Joy Vaughn, 6 months, daughter of Chad and Missy Vaughn, Hustonville; and Camdyn Paige Allen, 6 weeks, daughter of Edwin and Glenda Allen, Liberty.
June 8, 2004
LIBERTY - A Pulaski County teen was named Miss Casey County Fair during a pageant Monday. Brittney Collett Shoap, 19, daughter of Mark Shoap and Tammy Bastin, both of Somerset, received the crown. Iris Nicole Peyton, 18-year-old daughter of Bill and Beverly Peyton of Hustonville, was the only contestant from Casey County that placed in the pageant. She was second runner-up. Other runners-up were: Skye Squires, 16, daughter of Dwayne Squires and Donna Patterson of Campbellsville, first; Alison Renea Cain, 20, daughter of Joe and Peggy Cain of Russell Springs, third; and Britney Susan Hadley, 19, daughter of Darrell and Patsy Hadley of Jamestown, fourth.
June 12, 2006
RUSSELL SPRINGS - A Dunnville teen-ager was injured in a traffic accident Friday on U.S. 127 a mile north of Russell Springs, state police said. Tiffany J. Bowmer, 17, of Dunnville, was taken to Russell County Hospital for treatment, then released, according to a report by Trooper Martin Wesley. Bowmer's 1999 Ford and a car driven by Jennifer R. Evans, 16, of Liberty, were driving north when Evans stopped for traffic. The Bowmer vehicle failed to stop and struck the Evans vehicle in the rear, said Wesley.
January 28, 2011
Rebecca Faye Smith Hopper, the daughter of Ira Cleveland and Mae Hulda Smith, was born May 10, 1923 in Lula, Russell County, and departed this life on Jan. 26 in Russell Springs. She was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, George Vance Smith; and her first husband, Eugene Smith. She attended Lindsey Wilson College and graduated from Eastern Kentucky Teachers College with a Bachelor of Arts and the University of Kentucky with a Master of Arts. She began her 37-year career as an educator in a one-room schoolhouse in Russell County.
April 19, 2011
RUSSELL SPRINGS — A Casey County man was killed Sunday when he lost control of his car and smashed into an unoccupied van parked outside a residence. Jerry D. Passmore, 20, of Dunnville, was pronounced dead by Russell County Coroner Larry Skaggs at the scene of the crash, which occurred about 1:20 a.m. at a home on McClendon Ridge Road about four miles east of Russell Springs. Kentucky State Trooper Adam Likins said in a press release that Passmore was traveling east when his 1995 Dodge ran off the left side of the road, traveled through a field and crashed into the parked van. Passmore was not wearing a seat belt, police said.
June 8, 2005
LIBERTY - A Green County teenager was named Miss Teen Casey County Fair 2005 Monday night when 32 young women competed for the honor. Ashley Dora Coomer, 15, won the honor. She is the daughter of Donnie and Judy Coomer of Greensburg. Runners-up are: Whitley Ables, 15, daughter of Greg and Tiona Ables of London, first. Victoria Alexa Cox, 14, daughter of Tibby Durham and Paul Cox of Campbellsville, second. Kelly Scrivner, 13, daughter of Tammy and Kenny Scriver of Richmond, third.
June 11, 2008
2008 Miss Casey County Fair: winner, Paige Malito, 18, daughter of Perry and Darlene Malito of Elizabethtown; first runner-up, Whitney Terrell Graves, 19, daughter of Terryl Graves and Terry Lovan of Columbia; second runner-up, Jonneatha Boggs, 19, daughter of John and Martha Boggs of Jackson. Miss Teen Casey County Fair: winner, Chandler Ashton Wade, 13, daughter of Darren and Melissa Wade of Russell Springs; first runner-up, Dakoda Trenar, 15, daughter of Scott and Lori Trenary of Williamstown; second runner-up, Chandra Diane Walters, 15, daughter of Tamara and Sheldon Stephens of Russell Springs.
August 19, 2003
LIBERTY - The Casey County 4-H Fun Horse Show drew more than 200 entries Aug. 9, according to Jan Atwood, county 4-H agent. Another show is planned for 4 p.m. Sept. 20 at the 4-H Horse Arena. Champions of the show this month are listed in first through third place: Racking Horse: Caleb Wilson, Somerset; Josh Wilson, Somerset; Don Ratliff, Lancaster. Western Horse: Barb Dawson, Liberty; Jeff Dawson, Liberty; Lisa Phillips, Liberty. Country Pleasure: Ashley Burton, Columbia; Steve Richardson, Russell Springs; Roy Mofield.
June 5, 2006
LIBERTY - A Burkesville couple were named the 2006 Little Miss and Mister Casey County Fair Saturday night at the Central Kentucky Ag/Expo Center. Sixteen couples were in the competition. The 2006 Little Miss and Mister are Madison Dawn Hale, daughter of Danny and Angie Hale of Burkesville, and Andrew Chase Patterson, son of Corey and Chasity Patterson of Burkesville. First runners-up are Abby Leeann Weston, daughter of Jennifer Smith and Jesse Weston of Albany, and Benjamin Michael Roberts III, son of Mike and Joni Jones Roberts of Albany.
June 7, 2004
LIBERTY - Results in the Casey County Fair baby and youth contests Sunday at the Central Kentucky Ag/Expo Center are listed by first, second and third place, respectively. Birth to 6 months: Girls, Jasmine Nevada Peavey, 5-month-old daughter of Misty and Allan Peavey, Somerset; and Bralyn Grace Long, 1-month-old daughter of Brandon and Chasity Long, Liberty. Boys, Cody Allen Luttrell, 6-month-old son of Joseph and Tonya Luttrell, Russell Springs; Dalton Wilson, 5-month-old son of Dennis and Deana Wilson, Columbia; and Caleb Andrew Patten, 6-month-old son of Ricky and Twila Patten, Bardstown.