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  • Teens charged with trafficking in marijuana

    Two teens have been charged with trafficking in marijuana.

    Thomas Allen Childress, 19, of Hodgenville, and James Michael Locklin, 18, of Elizabethtown, were each charged Sept. 14 with trafficking in controlled substance within 1,000 yards of a school and possession of alcohol by a minor.

    Lt. Steve Johnson of Hodgenville City Police said the arrests stemmed from an ongoing investigation.

  • Tedder sentenced for four separate drug offenses in two counties

    Mickey S. Tedder, 57, of Buffalo was sentenced Sept. 7 to seven years imprisonment in United States District Court, Louisville, for possessing and distributing methamphetamine powder on four separate occasions in Hardin and LaRue counties.

    U.S. District Court Judge Joseph H. McKinley Jr. also sentenced Tedder to four years supervised release following imprisonment. There is no parole in the federal judicial system.

  • Video visitation with inmates a possibility

    LaRue County Judge-Executive Tommy Turner informed LaRue County Fiscal Court magistrates meeting at the courthouse in Hodgenville Sept. 28 that the video technology installed at the county jail might allow video visitation with the inmate remaining in his cell in the near future.

  • Band of Hawks named Reserve Grand Champs at Taylor Invitational

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    The LaRue County High School Band of Hawks traveled to Taylor County Sept. 25 to compete against nine other bands at the Taylor County Marching Invitational. 

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    The LaRue County High School Band of Hawks traveled to Taylor County Sept. 25 to compete against nine other bands at the Taylor County Marching Invitational. 

  • Woman charged with DUI after crash

    A Hodgenville woman was charged with DUI Saturday after being involved in a car wreck.

    Karen Sue Redman, 54, was driving a 1995 Buick LeSabre on Tanner Road near the intersection with Lincoln Parkway, according to Lt. Steve Johnson of Hodgenville City Police. The vehicle crossed the centerline and Redman’s vehicle collided with a 1997 Chevrolet pickup driven by Jackie Jones Jr., 42, of Buffalo.

    Redman was charged also with careless driving, according to court records.

  • Four added to Distinguished Alumni organization

    Four men, all graduates of LaRue County High School, will be recognized at a luncheon in their honor Oct. 1.

    W.C. Blanton, Robert L. Jackson, Terry Sandidge and Dr. John Todd Shipp will be inducted into LaRue County Schools Distinguished Alumni.

    The banquet is at noon at the LaRue County Extension Service office on Old Elizabethtown Road.

  • Texas man dies after wreck

    A Texas man died Sept. 28 as a result of injuries suffered in a crash near Sonora.

    About 1 p.m. Sept. 22, Rhonda Richter, 46, of Helotes, Texas, was driving eastbound on KY 84 and stopped at the intersection of U.S.-31W. She pulled into the path of a southbound vehicle driven by Denny Miller, 18, of Upton. Miller’s vehicle struck the driver’s side of Richter’s vehicle.

    Miller had minor injuries but refused treatment, police reported.

  • New Haven man dies in crash

    A New Haven man was killed and several others injured in a car accident on KY 46 four miles south of Bardstown Sunday night.

    According to a report from the Kentucky State Police, Robert M. O’Bryan, 26, was pronounced dead at the scene by the Nelson County Coroner’s office. O’Bryan was traveling east in a 1995 GMC Sonoma about 9 p.m. when he crossed the centerline and hit a 1997 Dodge Stratus driven by Corie Newsome, 21, Bardstown, heading the opposite direction.

  • Magnolia time capsule to be opened

    In 2000, Magnolia Elementary School third- and fourth-graders buried a time capsule. A few years later, the school consolidated with Buffalo when Abraham Lincoln Elementary was built.

    Students planned to open the capsule in 25 years but since the old school is for sale, staff decided to open it early.

    The capsule will be unearthed 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 10.

    Any former students or faculty are welcome to attend.