Commonwealth Attorney G.L. Ovey New Special Prosecutor Tapped for Van Newberry Trial By John Null • Jan 6, 2015 Lance Dennee Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway has appointed 5th Circuit commonwealth’s attorney Zac Greenwell as the new special prosecutor in former McCracken County Judge-Executive Van Newberry’s trial for alleged zoning misconduct. Ovey To Retire As Commonwealth Attorney At Year’s End, Days Before Newberry Trial By Whitney Jones • Oct 29, 2014 Commonwealth Attorney G.L. Ovey is retiring effective Jan. 1, five days before McCracken County Judge Executive Van Newberry and Deputy Judge-Executive Doug Harnice’s trial for zoning charges. Ovey is the special prosecutor for that case, and he says the next step is in the Attorney General’s hands. Settlement Possible in Newberry Zoning Case By John Null • May 19, 2014 youtube As a court date looms for McCracken County Judge Executive Van Newberry regarding allegations of zoning misconduct, Commonwealth's Attorney G.L. Ovey says there is potential for a settlement. Discovery Period Extended in Van Newberry Zoning Case By Rob Canning • Mar 21, 2014 youtube Discovery continues in a lawsuit regarding potential zoning misconduct case involving McCracken County's Judge Executive and his deputy. The case's first pre-trial conference took place this morning. Grand Jury Set for Third Day of Testimony on McCracken Zoning Issue By John Null • Dec 19, 2013 flickr The special prosecutor handling allegations of zoning misconduct in McCracken County confirms that a grand jury will convene Friday for a third day of testimony. Commonwealth attorney G.L. Ovey says he will be in court Friday at 10 a.m., but could not confirm any other details of the grand jury proceedings. Prosecutor Accused of Withholding Evidence Replaced in Cadiz Murder Trial By John Null • Jun 27, 2013 Wikimedia Commons Commonwealth Attorney G.L. Ovey has turned over a 2002 Cadiz murder case to special prosecutor Tim Coleman. Last month, Ovey filed a motion to recuse himself as prosecutor in the trial of Claude Russell, who's accused of killing Chantell Humphries.