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Goose Creek Candle Factory Fire 5-18-13
Just before 7:00AM on Sat morn 5-18-13 the Goose Creek Candle Factory on Campbellsville Street, owned by the Chuck Meece family was reported on fire. The 32,000 square foot building has been completely destroyed along with 75 jobs. Several small explosions occurred from fragrance cans in the back of the building, and 200 - 20 gallon cans were unaffected by the fire. The Liberty Fire Dept. and 7 county depts. came to help with water shuttle for battling the blaze. 3 small dikes were made with backhoes to capture contaminated runoff. Hats off to all local responders for handling this massive fire with no outside help. No injuries were reported.
Lights of Liberty Theater gets a new sign, Opening is scheduled for June 7th. Tracey and Laura Hebrock (owners of Sweetbeans Coffe Shop) will open a 2 cinema theater in the old Kentuckian Theater building, the larger will seat 250 or so complete with stage and hi-tech lighting and state of the art sound, and will show 1st run movies. The smaller cinema will be 3-D ready and will run the newest movies after the 1st run. A lot of careful planning and patience has went into the remodeling complete with new seats. This is a huge boost for Liberty/Casey County.
Casey County Board of Education
Meeting Monday May 13, 2013 at 7:00PM at the Central Office
Superintendant Linda Hatter gave a construction update of the Liberty Elementary, Staff reports by Mr. Kevin Stephens on attendance, Mr. Garlden Whitis recommended to change the way the Board sells the project house to sealed bids, the board agreed, Mr. Victor Black announced that there is enough interest to have a girls soccer team and the board approved a new soccer team. Approved minutes, pay bills, fundraisers, leaves of absence, emergency substitutes, salary schedules, Nurse contracts-Lake Cumberland Health Department, and a new auditor contract, funding for the Leader in Me Program, the financial budget, and expected a shortfall in the tentative budgets in the next few years. Considered a grant writing position 40-50 days a year for $10,000. Gave 1st reading to the code of conduct, second reading at next meeting Tuesday May 21st. at Central Office. rcw
(Liberty, KY.) – Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Officer Adam Davis is investigating a collision that occurred Thursday, May 9, 2013, 10 miles west of Liberty on KY 70 at 4:32 EDT. 62-year-old Ronnie Davis was operating a Semi truck with a flatbed trailer that was parked in the westbound lane of KY 70 while being unloaded. 23-year-old Leticia Richardson of Liberty was traveling west on KY 70 and struck the trailer ramp of the flatbed and overturned. She was transported by Casey County EMS to the Casey County Hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Leticia Richardson was wearing her seatbelt. photo Josh Wethington
Dining with Diabetes June 4,11,18,25th 10-11AM at the Casey County Extension Educational Building, to register call Debbie Shepherd 606-787-7384
Liberty & Middleburg Head Start will be taking Applications on Mondays 9:00AM to 1:00PM Call Liberty Head Start at 606-787-9207, Middleburg 606-787-4072 if no answer leave a message and we will return your call.
Brush Creek Fire Department hosting a Noodling Tournament Sat June 8th for more information call Dale at 606-706-5552
Creston Baptist Church will be having a homecoming Day on May 19th. There will be a dinner after church services and singing beginning at 2:00 with the Daltons. Everyone is welcome.
Memorial Day Services at Salem United Methodist church on Linnie Rhebar Rd on May 26th. Minister is Mike Pitzer. Worship service 11:00 and dinner on church grounds at 12:00, please bring covered dish, dessert, and drinks. Singing at 1:00 with the Live Oak Gospel Group. Everyone welcome.
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Kentucky State Police News
(FRANKFORT, Ky.) – Preliminary
statistics* indicate that eight people died in eight separate crashes on Kentucky’s roadways from Monday, May 6 through Sunday, May 12, 2013. Three single-fatality, motor vehicle crashes occurred in Jefferson County. None of the victims were wearing seat belts. One of the crashes involved the suspected use of alcohol. One single-fatality, motor vehicle crash occurred in each of the following counties: Barren, Daviess and Jessamine. The victim in Barren County was not wearing a seat belt. One single-fatality, motorcycle crash occurred in each of the following counties: Lyon and Simpson. Neither of the victims were wearing a helmet.
Through May 12, preliminary statistics* indicate that
190 people have lost their lives on Kentucky roadways during 2013. This is 53 less than reported for this time period in 2012. Of the 159 motor vehicle fatalities, 78 victims were not wearing seat belts. Nine of the 16 motorcycle fatalities were not wearing helmets. The one ATV fatality was not wearing a helmet. One bicycle rider has been killed. Twelve pedestrians have been killed. One fatality involving an animal drawn vehicle has been reported. A total of 37 fatalities have resulted from crashes involving the suspected use of alcohol. As of May 12, Kentucky has had 33 days with zero highway fatalities reported during 2013.
Citizens can contribute to highway safety by reporting
erratic drivers to the Kentucky State Police toll-free at 1-800-2225555.
Callers will remain anonymous and should give a description of the vehicle, location, direction of travel and license number if possible.
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