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Court/Criminal

  • 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

    By BOBBIE LANHAM

    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

    Marriages

    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.

  • Guilty plea yields 3 years for abuse

    Amanda Banks of Hodgenville pleaded guilty June 2 in Hardin Circuit Court to one count of second-degree criminal abuse. She was sentenced to three years in prison. The sentence carries with it a 15 percent parole eligibility.

    As part of her sentence, Banks is required to attend a batterers intervention program, undergo a mental health assessment and complete recommendations from each.

  • White moved to state facility

    Abdullah White, sentenced last week for the 2011 murder of Kristie L. Allen, has been moved from the LaRue County Detention Center to the Roederer Assessment Complex in La Grange, Oldham County, Ky.

    The facility processes all male felons moving into the Kentucky Department of Corrections system and is responsible for calculating all sentences.

  • I'm at peace

    Abdullah R. White, 38, of Radcliff, was formally sentenced Monday morning in the LaRue County Circuit Court for the 2011 murder of Kristie L. Allen.

    Allen’s parents, Beverly and David Allen, stood a few feet from White to make victim impact statements. They spoke to White with tones of forgiveness and reconciliation.

    “I’m at peace. I hope someday you find God,” said Beverly Allen. “You’re going to need him.”