In Feb. 11 Issue
In a hearing Wednesday morning Special Judge Julia H. Adams set the trial date for the 26th of this month in the case opposing the sale of Alcoholic beverages in part of Russell County.
Adams reviewed motions presented and heard a motion in open court.
She granted the motion, without objection, presented by Greg Shaw to be named as a respondent in the case.
Shaw presented a motion to dismiss the case in open court but after hearing the arguments and the Petitioner's Motion to Extend the deadlines set forth in KRS 120.165 section 2, which states that the evidence in chief for the contestant shall be completed within 30 days after service of summons; the evidence for the contestee shall be completed within 25 days after filing of answer, and evidence for contestant in rebuttal shall be completed within seven days after the contestee has concluded; provided that for cause the court may grant a reasonable extension of time to either party.
The court found “good cause” to extend the deadlines due to Defense Attorney Jeff Hoover's general assembly obligation as state representative and the delays associated with recusal or appointment of the special judge.
The trial was then docketed for Feb. 26 at 9 a.m. with all pre-trial motions to be docketed for Feb. 23 at 2:30 p.m.