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Court/Criminal

  • 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.

  • Fiscal Court OKs order of succession discuss cleanup

    LaRue County Fiscal Court magistrates, meeting at the courthouse in Hodgenville July 14, approved an order of succession in the event the county judge-executive becomes incapacitated.

    Those approved, in order, are Tony Stewart (first district), Ricky Whitlock(second district), Larry Howell(fourth district) and Ronald Dale Nunn(third district).

    County Judge Executive Tommy Turner explained why it was important to have this order in place.

  • 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.

  • Kolley trial moved to Oct. 12

    By BOBBIE LANHAM

    Samantha J. Kolley appeared in LaRue Circuit Court on Monday. Kolley (1992) was indicted Jan. 2012 by a LaRue County grand jury on a charge of theft by unlawful taking - auto, and complicity. She is accused of taking a 2007 Toyota Camry owned by 28-year-old Kristie Lynne Allen.

    Kolley, according to a witness, was accompanied by Abdullah White, 35, of Radcliff, as she drove away from a Buffalo residence in Allen’s vehicle. White was sentenced to 45 years June 1 for the murder of Allen. Her body was found inside the residence Dec. 30, 2011.

  • 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.

  • News of Record - July 8, 2015

    The following food sanitation inspections were conducted by the LaRue County Health Center.

  • News of Record the week of July 1, 2015

    The following food sanitation inspections were conducted by the LaRue County Health Center.

  • Magnolia woman arrested after husband’s court appearance

    A Magnolia woman in Hardin Circuit Court to show support for her incarcerated husband was arrested Tuesday, June 23, on a complicity to drug trafficking charge.

    Cynthia Nadeau, 50, was in the gallery with a female relative during Jeffrey Nadeau’s appearance on the same charges. Once he started to leave the courtroom with a bailiff, he turned back and blew his wife a kiss.