AREA MAN SENTENCED FOR ARSON

A Casey man was sentenced to prison this week for Arson. 27 year old Kenny Cathey plead guilty to the charge in November and recieved 7 years with the Illinois Department of Corrections with 2 years of mandatory supervised release. The charge stemmed from an early June fire at an Effingham residence. In addition to the prison term, Cathey must also pay $2000 in restitution in the case. He was given credit for over 200 days served in jail prior to sentencing.