• Hershberger in court

    A Sonora man who is charged with sexually abusing three children appeared in LaRue County Circuit Court on Monday.

    Abe Hershberger, 41, is charged with three counts of unlawful transaction with a minor, three counts of first degree sexual abuse and one count of indecent exposure. According to police reports, the charges stem from allegations made through social services. The alleged acts occurred between January 1, 2013, and March 3, 2015, in LaRue County.

  • Johnson not guilty

    Former Hodgenville Police Chief Steve Johnson was found not guilty of official misconduct during his jury trial July 27 in LaRue County District Court.

    The charge was related to an incident involving a police cruiser “dash-cam” video of the March 29, 2014, arrest of LaRue County Schools Superintendent Sam Sanders, who was charged that night with driving while intoxicated. The video had been released by Johnson the next day, March 30.

  • Sanders appeal denied

    The previous ruling on the DUI case for LaRue County Schools Superintendent Sam Sanders was upheld July 27 by the LaRue County Circuit Court.

    Sanders’ attorney, Doug Hubbard, originally filed an appeal in LaRue Circuit Court in an attempt to suppress evidence gained through a police “dash-cam” video of his March 29, 2014, DUI arrest. The Circuit Court affirmed that the matter remanded for the trial court for proceedings was consistent with the opinion and order for Sanders.

  • BREAKING NEWS - Not guilty

    Former Hodgenville City Police Chief Steve Johnson was found NOT GUILTY of official misconduct relating to the dashcam footage released following the March 2014 DUI arrest of LaRue County Schools superintendent Sam Sanders.  - Read more about the jury's verdict in this week's LaRue County Herald News.

  • News of Record July 22, 2015

    Property Transfers

    The following property transfers are listed as given on deeds at the LaRue County Clerk’s Office in Hodgenville.

    West Family Living Trust, to Wanda West, parcels of Horsestead Section, FMV, $215.000.

    West Family Living Trust, to Wanda West, lot 1, Orrender Subdivision, $ FMV, $55,125.

    Wanda West to Stephanie West Koening, lot 1, Orrender Subdivision, FMV, $55,125.

    West Family Living Trust to Wanda West, parcel 1 of Akins Subdivision, FMV, $47,500.

  • Two plead guilty to trafficking charges


    Co-defendants Amy Nicole Loyall and Cassidy Merrick Loyall both pleaded guilty to several charges June 30 in LaRue County Circuit Court.

    Amy N. Loyall (1986) of New Haven was sentenced to one year, diverted, for first degree trafficking in a controlled substance, Adderall, a drug used to treat attention deficit disorders and narcolepsy. Thirteen other charges were dismissed.

  • Marriages Licenses


    The following marriage licenses have been issued in LaRue County.

    Barbara Ellen Yoder 23, and Lester J. Miller, 30, both of Hodgenville.

    Kimberly Harrod Hutchinson, 53, and Ronaldshaw Meyer, Jr., 55, both of Buffalo.

  • Property Transfers

    The following property transfers are listed as given on deeds at the LaRue County Clerk’s Office in Hodgenville.

    Justin Ward and Karen Ward to Christopher Doyle and Lashanna Doyle, property west of Hodgenville-Hammonsville Road, $79,000.

    Robert Jewell and Amanda Jewell to Robert Jewell and Amanda Jewell, tracts of LaRue County, Lillie Mae Hazelwood Agricultural Division and tract near the Talley Community, FMV $246,805.

    Linda Hawks, to Jess Wayne Cundiff and Mary Lynette Cundiff, property north of Hwy. 52, $35,000.

  • 3 arrested in 2 incidents

    Officers from the LaRue County Sheriff’s office were dispatched to a residence on LG&E Road in Magnolia June 13 on an alleged assault charge.

    The caller stated that she had been stabbed by her husband/ex-husband.

    She was treated at the scene by EMS for stab wounds on her forearm, but refused transport.

  • Logsdon turns himself in

    After being missing for just over two weeks, a man wanted in connection with a road-rage event in Grayson County turned himself in.

    Terry R. Logsdon, 31, of Mount Sherman, was arrested Wednesday, June 10 on felony counts stemming from the May 24 incident.

    Logsdon was wanted for two counts of first-degree assault, third degree terroristic threatening, two counts of third-degree criminal mischief, and unauthorized use of a motor vehicle.