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  • School board addresses Goodlett arrest

    The monthly regular meeting of the LaRue County School Board had an unexpected item to address following the arrest of a principal at one of their schools.

    School Board Chairperson Joanna Hinton addressed the arrest of LaRue County High School Principal Kyle Goodlett, who was arrested last Thursday on more than 60 child pornography charges. Hinton said they do not have all the facts as it’s a Kentucky State Police investigation and the school district does not have access to the details of the investigation.

  • J.D. Watts Memorial Car Show held
  • Zombie Walk a success

    The first Zombie Walk in New Haven was met with fanfare and fun as 50 people showed up to walk the streets of New Haven dressed as zombies and zombie hunters on Saturday, October 15.

  • Stronger than you thought you were

    What began as a routine mammogram would turn into an unexpected journey full of emotional ups and downs that would test the strength of one Hodgenville woman.

    “I’ve been getting regular mammograms all along. I had one in 2010 and they called me back for a recheck,” Suzann McCoy said.

    Doctors then decided they needed an ultrasound and a second mammogram. McCoy said she visited the radiologist who told her there was definitely something there which would require a biopsy.

  • Ford appears in court

    The former head coach of the LaRue County high school and middle school girls’ basketball teams appeared in LaRue County Circuit Court for his arraignment on Monday.

    Kelton “Simon” Ford, 48, of Horse Cave was originally indicted for first degree sexual abuse last month. In court on Monday, he waived formal arraignment and pled not guilty to the charge.

  • Spreading Christmas Cheer for 50 years

    Christmas is a wonderful time for children; they wake up after a restless night anticipating the arrival of Santa, run down the hall way to a Christmas tree decorated with colorful sparkling decorations under which lay brightly colored wrapped gifts. But all too often this is not the scene in many homes across LaRue County.

    Often circumstances, economy and hard times make it difficult for parents to provide a magical and special Christmas for their children and nobody understands this struggle better than the Morrison family and the Santa’s Helpers.

  • LCHS Principal fired

    The LaRue County High School principal was arrested last Thursday night and terminated, as of October 18, 2016, for allegedly possessing and distributing child pornography.

  • LaRue County Schools terminates Goodlett employment

    According to a press release from LaRue County Schools Superintendent Sam Sanders Tuesday, October 18, 2016, Kyle Goodlett’s employment with LaRue County Schools has been terminated effective immediately.

  • LCHS principal suspended with pay

    Stephen Kyle Goodlett, principal at LaRue County High School, has been suspended.

    According to a news release from LaRue County Schools Superintendent Sam Sanders, Goodlett has been suspended with pay effective immediately and LCHS Assistant Principal Chris Price will fulfill principal duties during this time.

    Sanders said counselors were available on Friday at LCHS for both the students and staff. He said a note also went home with each high school student on Friday that explains what they know about the incident.

  • KENTUCKY STATE POLICE UPDATE - LaRue County High School Principal arrested

    KENTUCKY STATE POLICE UPDATE - The Kentucky State Police Electronic Crime Branch, assisted by KSP Post-4 Elizabethtown, arrested Stephen K. Goodlett on charges related to possession and distribution of matter portraying a sex performance by a minor.