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Court/Criminal

  • Man admits taking money meant for sick child

    A Hodgenville man has admitted he stole a jar containing money for a sick child.
    Tyrone Lee, 32, was charged April 8 with theft by unlawful taking after a store clerk noticed a donation jar was missing.
    LaRue County Deputy Robby Brownfield reviewed surveillance footage to determine what happened. According to his citation, Lee entered IGA Express about 9:22 p.m. and approached the counter to pay for some items. He placed his jacket over the donation jar and carried it from the store.

  • Legal Aid clinics - May 8, 2013

     The Legal Aid Society, 416 W. Muhammad Ali Blvd., Louisville, will hold free legal clinics in May. Each session will be held at that location unless otherwise stated.

  • News of Record

    Marriages
    The following marriage licenses have been issued in LaRue County.
    Shavanna LaFaye Taylor, 23, and Brad Abraham Loyall, 29, both of Hodgenville

    Shannon Marie Tipton, 33, and Donald Kasey Keeling, 30, both of Hodgenville

    Cassandra Deanne Jacobs, 46, and James Larence Johnson, 51, both of New Haven

    Staci Leigh Coffey, 33, of Elizabethtown, and Kristopher Lee Riggs, 34, of Upton

    Brooke Danielle Lanham, 17, and Juan Jose Salazar, 29, both of Hodgenville

  • Court Briefs

    Criminal abuse
       Charles Anthony Haire (1988) pleaded guilty April 1 to a misdemeanor charge of third-degree criminal abuse in LaRue Circuit Court. He was sentenced to 12 months, conditionally discharged in two years, and fined $385. Haire waived a competency hearing. The 2012 case was removed from the pre-trial and jury trial docket.

    Guilty plea

  • EMS receives upgraded equipment

     Thanks to a $9,610.96 grant, LaRue County’s emergency medical service will soon be equipped with updated monitors that will give medical personnel faster transmission of vital electrocardiogram data to awaiting hospital personnel.

  • Teen charged with bringing knife to school

     A LaRue County High School senior was charged April 26 with unlawful possession of a weapon on school property.

  • New Haven man charged with assault

     A New Haven man was charged with second-degree assault April 28 after he allegedly sent a woman to the hospital with numerous injuries.

  • Sheriff's office investigates mower theft
  • Constable's charges dropped

    Criminal charges against a LaRue County constable were dismissed Friday in LaRue Circuit Court.
    Jeffrey W. Metcalf, 41, of Hodgenville, was charged last May with theft by deception and first-degree fleeing or evading police on foot after Kentucky State Police attempted to serve a warrant for cold checks at his residence.  

  • Police investigate break-in at church

    Hodgenville City Police are investigating a break-in at the Hodgenville Christian Church business office and an attempted break-in at Shopko.
    Late Monday or early Tuesday, someone tried to make entrance in Shopko on West Main Street, said Police Chief Steve Johnson.
    Late Tuesday or early Wednesday, someone entered the church’s office – about one-half mile from Shopko – and took several items.
    “They took a little bit of everything,” said Johnson. “Including the plate out of the microwave.”