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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.
NEWS
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.
NEWS
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.
NEWS
April 19, 2009
Fort Logan Hospital April 2: A boy, Christopher Gage, to Christopher and Sarah Carman of Yosemite.
NEWS
December 21, 2012
Dorothy Chansler, of Yosemite, died today. Arrangements are pending at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home.
NEWS
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.
OBITUARY
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)
OBITUARY
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.
NEWS
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.
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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.
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By TODD KLEFFMAN and tkleffman@amnews.com | July 20, 2013
Three girls and a stack of firewood. If they happened to have beer, well, bonus points. That was always what we fantasized about as we were about to set out down Trail 9 to Eagle Falls. The number of girls varied depending on the number of bros in tow (one per person; we weren't greedy), but that is what we wished would be awaiting us at the end of our dreaded mile-long trek, loaded down, as we were, like pack mules with the necessary gear and supplies for a night or two or three.  That the girls were never there and we had to gather our own wood was hardly a discouragement.
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NEWS
March 1, 2013
Wet roads contributed to crash PERRYVILLE  - Wet roads are believed to have played a factor in a wreck on Battlefield Road Wednesday morning, according to police.  Ashley Camden, 24, of Mackville, was driving when she attempted to avoid an animal and overcorrected, losing control of her car.  According to Derek Robbins of the Boyle County Sheriff's Department, initial reports said Camden was trapped in the car but that was not the...
NEWS
December 21, 2012
Dorothy Chansler, of Yosemite, died today. Arrangements are pending at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home.
NEWS
April 16, 2011
YOSEMITE — A Casey County woman remained in serious condition Saturday after a two-car collision in Casey County injured four people Friday afternoon. Mildred Durham, 71, was driving a 2007 Ford eastbound on Ky. Highway 70 near Yosemite when she crossed over the center line and struck a 2005 Buick carrying three people about 12:45 p.m., according to a press release from Kentucky State Police. Emergency workers took Durham, of Yosemite, to Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center in Danville, but she was later transported to the University of Kentucky Hospital in Lexington.
NEWS
April 4, 2011
LIBERTY — James "Sonny" Coleman, 71, of Yosemite, died Friday. Born April 21, 1924, in Yosemite, he was a son of the late Dennie and Thelma Luster Coleman. He was a retired food service manager. Survivors include a daughter, Margaret L. Coleman of New Richmond, Ind.; three grandchildren; a great-grandchild; and three brothers, Earl Coleman of Atlanta, Harvey Dennis Coleman of Cincinnati and Carl Coleman of Warner Robbins, Ga. A memorial service will be 3 p.m. Wednesday at Bartle Funeral Home.
NEWS
April 19, 2009
Fort Logan Hospital April 2: A boy, Christopher Gage, to Christopher and Sarah Carman of Yosemite.
NEWS
March 3, 2009
STANFORD - About 12:30 p.m. Friday, Lincoln County Deputy Sheriff Don Gilliam responded to a call from Walmart regarding a small child left unattended in a vehicle. According to the sheriff's office, Gilliam determined from witnesses that an infant was locked inside the running vehicle and had been there about 30 minutes. At the scene, Gilliam located Jeffrey Hatter, 24, of Yosemite and charged him with endangering the welfare of a minor. Hatter also was arrested on unrelated charges from Pulaski County, including failure to appear on traffic charges and receiving stolen property more than $300.
OBITUARY
September 18, 2008
Quincy Sherrill Bastin, 76, of Raymore, Mo., formerly of Casey County, died Saturday, Sept. 6 at Foxwood Springs Nursing Center. A native of Humphrey, he was born Feb. 17, 1932 to the late John Quincy and Majora Moore Bastin. He retired from Bendix as an electrical engineer, was employed by Dollywood for 16 years, and was an Army veteran of the Korean War. Survivors include his wife, Nell Jennings Bastin of Raymore, Mo.; two sons, John Mitchell Bastin of Olathe, Kan., and Paul Hunter Bastin of Garden Grove, Calif.
NEWS
August 21, 2008
Lee and Megan Lynn of Stanford announce the birth of a daughter, Emerson Leigh Lynn, on Thursday, June 5 at the Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington at 7:26 p.m. She weighed 7 pounds 4 ounces and measured 19 inches at birth. Maternal grandparents are Jim and Deanna Floyd of Yosemite and the late Vernon "Buck" Young. Maternal great grandparents are Lola Hubbard of Kings Mountain and the late Charles Hubbard. Paternal grandparents are Curtis and Linda Lynn of Stanford. Paternal great grandparents are the late Luther and Geneva Sears.
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