February 17, 2006
LIBERTY - Two people suffered injuries Thursday in a traffic crash on Ky. 70 two miles west of here, state police said. Joey Keith, 40, and Donald Richardson, 68, both of Yosemite, were taken to Casey County Hospital for treatment after the 5 p.m. crash, according to police. Keith was driving his 1987 Pontiac west when his vehicle crossed the center line and collided head-on with Richardson's 1996 Lincoln, which was headed east, police said. Keith was not wearing a seat belt; Richardson was belted.
August 7, 2003
LIBERTY - A 40-year-old Yosemite man faces 62 sexual abuse related crimes, state police said. William D. Lane was arrested Wednesday on Doe Creek Road on an indictment handed up July 30 in Casey Circuit Court. The alleged crimes, involving a female under 12 years old, occurred during a two-year period between July 2001-2003, Atwood said. Lane was lodged in Casey County Detention Center under a $50,000 cash bond. He is scheduled to be arraigned 1 p.m. Monday in Casey Circuit Court.
June 29, 2004
LIBERTY - A Yosemite man has been indicted in the shooting death of a Casey County teenager, court records show. Troy S. Carman, 37, was indicted by a grand jury Monday on a reckless homicide charge in the Nov. 24 shooting death of 18-year-old Joshua A. Mullins of Yosemite. Mullins died of a gunshot wound to the lower back and hip area, according to Casey County Coroner Tommy Clark. The death was caused by a .306-caliber rifle, used for deer hunting. The gun reportedly went off when Mullins attempted to get out of a car driven by Chris Carman of Danville, according to a report by state police Detective George Atwood.
April 19, 2009
Fort Logan Hospital April 2: A boy, Christopher Gage, to Christopher and Sarah Carman of Yosemite.
December 21, 2012
Dorothy Chansler, of Yosemite, died today. Arrangements are pending at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home.
March 6, 2006
YOSEMITE - Two people were charged with trafficking in marijuana Friday night after being stopped in road block in Yosemite, state police said. Brandy Crawford, 28, of Liberty, and Marshall Crawford, 30, of Danville, were arrested for allegedly trafficking in more than 8 ounces but less than 5 pounds of marijuana. They were lodged in Casey County Detention Center. Trooper Mike Woodrum made the arrests.
September 4, 2007
YOSEMITE - A 19-year-old Casey County teenager was killed and his twin brother was injured this morning in a one-vehicle traffic accident on Ky. 70, 12 miles east of Liberty. Joshua A. Monroe, of Patterson Road, Yosemite, was pronounced dead at the scene, according to Deputy Coroner Betty Clark. He suffered from blunt force trauma, she said. Joseph Monroe, also of Patterson Road, was taken to Casey County Hospital for treatment. Clark said the twins were on their way to Casey County High School when the accident occurred.
April 10, 2008
Janie Elizabeth "Monkey" Lane Morrison, 80, of Liberty, formerly of Yosemite, died Thursday, April 3 at the Liberty Care Center. A native of Casey County, she was born May 31, 1927 to the late Milford and Ruby Crawford Lane. She worked as a nurse's aide in Franklin, Ind. She was also preceded in death by a son; Tony Stafford; and five brothers, Earl Franklin, Cloyd, Billy, Buster, and Timmy Lane. Survivors include two daughters, Betty James of Stanford and Vicky Bay of Columbus, Ind.; two brothers, Don and Clell Lane of Yosemite; three sisters, Janet Douglas of Yosemite, Roberta Phillips of Stanford, and Nellie Means of Liberty; seven grandchildren; and several grandchildren.
October 9, 2006
Ernest Ray "Ernie" Coleman, 71, of Fairfield, OH., died Tuesday, Sept. 26 at his home. A native of Yosemite, he was born Oct. 27, 1934 to the late Ernest Coleman and Ora Lanham Coleman. He was a delivery driver and a Kentucky Colonel. Survivors include his wife, Shirlie Smith Coleman; one daughter, Britta Jane Coleman of Nashville, TN., one son, Edwin Ray (Tammy) Coleman of Fairfield, OH.; one brother, Charles Coleman of Hamilton, OH.; five sisters, Dorothy Brown of Somerset, Vivian Black of Yosemite, Betty (Al)
April 24, 2008
Eddie A. Propes, 54, of Mullins Road, Yosemite, died Wednesday, April 16 as the result of an automobile accident. A native of Lincoln County, he was born Jan. 24, 1954 to the late Chester Jackson and Ruby Propes. He was a construction worker. He was also preceded in death by four brothers, Joseph "Joe" Propes, Harold Pemberton, Hobert Propes and Lyle Ray Propes. Survivors include his wife, Jeanine Combs Propes; two sons, Sheldon Propes and Joey Combs both of Yosemite; two daughters, Trina Mitchell and Tasha Propes both of Yosemite; one brother, Kenneth Pemberton of Junction City; two sisters, Elizabeth Arnold of Liberty and Vivian Goldsberry of Indiana; and seven grandchildren.