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  • LaRue County Chamber of Commerce 2016 golf scramble
  • Man arrested for fleeing

    A Hart County man was arrested for fleeing police and other charges last Thursday when police attempted to serve a warrant at a residence on A B Ward Road near Hodgenville.

    Arrested at the scene was Dexter L. Booker, 48, of Munfordville.

    According to the LaRue County Sheriff’s Department, Sheriff Russell McCoy and Deputy Sheriff Kevin Bennett responded to the residence to serve a warrant on Booker. Once officers arrived, Booker was seen working in the front yard and when asked his name, he gave a different name.

  • Jail log - April 27, 2016

    Bookings at the LaRue County Detention Center from Monday, April 18 to Monday, April 25.

    Dustin M. Blair, 25, of New Hope was charged with speeding 21 MPH over limit, no registration plates, no registration receipt, failure to wear seat belts, failure to maintain the required insurance and operating on a suspended license. He was later released from LCDC on bond. Arresting agency was the LaRue County Sheriff’s Department.

  • Accident on Old Elizabethtown Road
  • Fire on Mt. Tabor Road
  • Jail log - April 20, 2016

    Bookings at the LaRue County Detention Center from Monday, April 11 to Monday, April 18.

    Kyle A. Bowlds, 23, of Hodgenville was charged with operating on a suspended or revoked operators license and failure to use a child restraint in vehicle. He was released from LCDC on bond. Arresting agency was the Hodgenville Police Department.

    Darin M. Douglass, 26, of Hodgenville was chaged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs. He was released from LCDC on bond. Arresting agency was the LaRue County Sheriff’s Department.

  • Cancer survivor dinner held

    The Fifth Annual Relay for Life Survivor Dinner was held this past Tuesday night at First Baptist Church Hodgenville with over 100 people in attendance. The meal which is hosted by the local Relay for Life, has become a popular event as local cancer survivors and their families gather to support one another.

    Janice Hatcher was the newest attending survivor at 11 days and Kathy Baumgardner holds the record with 32 years for the longest survivor. In all, this photo represents 584.2 years of cancer survival with several members who have two and three survival dates.

  • Relay for Life roadblock
  • Freedom Angels are Relay veterans

    To hear Rosetta Lafollette tell her team’s Relay for Life story, you wouldn’t know they had been participating for sixteen years. The group still has the same devotion and commitment that motivated the small group to start a family and co-worker team after visiting the first Relay in the late 1990s. Rosetta, the family matriarch, walked the track the first Relay year and came away ready to start a team and like the Energizer Bunny, they keep on going.

  • Field Fire on Ball Hollow Road