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Court/Criminal

  • Hodgenville woman sentenced for embezzling over $540,000

    The former bookkeeper of an Elizabethtown health provider was sentenced this week to 12 months and one day in prison and ordered to pay $541,224.88 in restitution by Senior Judge Thomas B. Russell, for embezzling funds through wire fraud announced United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr.

    Jeanne E. Goodsell, of Hodgenville was charged in a seven count criminal information, on May 8, 2015 and entered a guilty plea to all charges on June 4, 2015.

  • Jail log - March 1, 2017

    Bookings at the LaRue County Detention Center from Friday, February 17 to Friday, February 24

    Amanda Louise Alfes, 36, of Hodgenville, first degree possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine), first degree trafficking in a controlled substance, possession of marijuana, controlled substance endangerment to a child.

  • LaRue County Circuit Court Briefs

    John G. Price had a review for permanent counsel and he will be represented by Mark Rice. He is charged with complicity to manufacture methamphetamine, first degree complicity of a controlled substance, complicity of unlawful possession of a meth precursor and drug paraphernalia.

    Christopher J. Die was scheduled for a show cause hearing and had a bench warrant previously issued. He was declared a fugitive.

  • Jail Log - February 8

    Bookings at the LaRue County Detention Center from Friday, January 27 to Friday, February 3

    Michael K. Caffee, 36, of Hodgenville, receiving stolen property (under $10,000), possession of marijuana, trafficking in a controlled substance within 1000 feet of a school.

    Jason Clark, 26, of Elizabethtown, fourth-degree assault (domestic violence with minor injury).

    Thomas Arthur Cummins, Jr., 39, of Hodgenville, fourth-degree assault (domestic violence).

  • Jail log - May 10, 2017

    Bookings at the LaRue County Detention Center from Friday, April 29 to Friday, May 5

    Ronnie Warren Lawson, 42, of Elizabethtown was charged with alcohol intoxication in a public place. He was later released from LCDC.

    Austin Wayne, 24, of Hodgenville was arrested for a parole violation. He was later released from LCDC.

    Phillip Dennison, 56, of Hodgenville was charged with giving an officer a false name. He was later released from LCDC.

  • LaRue County resident sentenced to 78 months in prison

            United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr., announced today that a LaRue County, Kentucky resident was sentenced April 25, 2017 in United States District Court by Senior Judge Charles R. Simpson, III, to 78 months in prison followed by ten years of supervised release.   The Court further ordered Benjamin Boyd of Hodgenville, Kentucky to pay $65,000 in restitution to be divided between nine identified victims, after he pleaded guilty to receipt and possession of child pornography.

  • Sanders vs. Hodgenville case still pending

    The civil suit filed by DeeAnne Sanders against city officials is still pending.

    The lawsuit is against the City of Hodgenville, Steven R. Johnson, and other unknown defendants. The case has had 52 different filings in it since it was originally filed on April 13, 2015. The last filing was on March 3, 2017 and it was a “defendants’ memorandum of law in support of motion for summary judgment.”

  • News of Record

    Property Transfers

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

    Carrol Glen Rice aka Glen Rice and Peggy M. Rice to Christopher Ray Elmore aka Chris Elmore and Lisa Danielle Elmore, property in Hamilton Acres, $156,000.

    Melissa Jo LaFollette to Gary R Boren and Vicki J. Boren, tract 1 of Minor Subdivision, $165,000.

    Wesley Leroy Lewis and Pearl Aline Lewis to R & R Enterprises, LLC, property on US 31W, Sonora, $79,750.

  • Building permits: January 2017

    1/3/2017, LD17-01, Terry Taylor, land division

    1/3/2017, CUP17-01, Donetta Eastridge

    1/6/2017, BP17-001, Amanda Milby, Residence

    1/12/2017, BP17-002, Ethan Metcalf, Residence

    1/18/2017, BP17-003, Austin Wood, Residence

    1/18/2017, BP17-004, Luis Serrano, Storage

    1/18/2017, RZ17-04, Gilbert Hiser, rezoning

    1/18/2017, VAR17-01, Robert Rutledge, Variance

    1/20/2017, CUP17-01, Donetta Eastridge, conditional use

    1/20/2017, RZ17-05, Connie Penalvert, rezoning

  • Jail log - January 25, 2017

    Bookings at the LaRue County Detention Center from Friday, January 13 to Friday, January 20.

    Chad Byers, 45, of Barlow was charged with first-degree possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine), possession of drug paraphernalia and tampering with physical evidence. He remains lodged in LCDC

    Tina M. Cunningham, 47, of Hodgenville was charged with theft by deception. She was released from LDCD on bond.

    Jermaine P. Dyer, 32, of Radcliff was charged with flagrant nonsupport, he remains lodged in LCDC.