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  • Breaking News - Goodlett waives hearing

    Former LaRue County High School Principal Kyle Goodlett waived his preliminary hearing on 60 counts of possession of a matter portraying a sexual performance by a minor and three counts of distribution of a sexual performance by a minor.

    Goodlett waived the hearing in Hardin County District Court on Monday, meaning that his case will now be brought before the Hardin County Grand Jury.

    Read more about the breaking story in the October 26 issue of the LaRue County Herald News.

  • LCHS Site Based Council -special called meeting

    The LaRue County High School Site Based Council held a special called meeting, Thursday October 20, to discuss plans of replacing Steven Kyle Goodlett, the former LaRue County High School Principal who was recently fired after Kentucky State Police arrested him on child pronography charges.

  • Lasting impact of the Cold War

    This year marks the 25th anniversary of the end of the Cold War, in December 1991 the Soviet Union dissolved and restructured into its current parliamentary democracy. The Cold War was, for many, a time of uncertainty and fear but it was also a time for making great strides in technology and emergency management.

  • News of record - October 19, 2016

    Property Transfers

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

    Craig Albert Goodwin and Sara Michelle Goodwin to Elena Cheryl Scott and Charles David Scott, Jr., tract 3 of J. Patrick and Donetta Eastridge Agricultural Division, $88,400.

    Patrick T. Graham and Marsha B. Graham to Kelly L. Tomes, lot one and two of the Hidden Creek Subdivision, phase one, $120,000.

  • Jail log - October 19, 2016

    Bookings at the LaRue County Detention Center from

    Monday, October 10 to Monday, October 17

    Roy Lynn Baine, 49, of Taylorsville was charged with public intoxication. He remains lodged in LCDC on bond.

    Nicky Chandler, 30, of Magnolia was charged with possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine) and drug paraphernalia. He was lodged in LCDC and later released on bond.

  • Dedicating their lives to education

    A Hodgenville couple spent the majority of their lives collecting antiques and part of the proceeds from their estate sale will go toward a scholarship fund for graduating LaRue County High School students.

    The estate sale for Harold and Cynthia Carter will take place at their residence this Saturday, October 22, at 215 Orchard Drive in Hodgenville. The auction will feature a wide variety of antiques including granite ware, lamps, furniture, glassware and more.

  • 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.