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  • Goodlett waives hearing

    Former LaRue County High School Principal, Stephen Kyle Goodlett, waived his preliminary hearing in Hardin County District Court on Monday, October 24.

    After waiving the hearing, Goodlett’s case will now go before the Hardin County Grand Jury, which meets this Thursday, October 27.

  • KSP seeking assistance with Goodlett case

    The Kentucky State Police Electronic Crime Branch is seeking the public’s assistance in the investigation of former LaRue County High School Principal Stephen Kyle Goodlett.

    Goodlett was recently arrested on charges related to possession and distribution of matter portraying a sex performance by a minor.

  • Chamber Director resigns

    The LaRue County Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Krista Levee has announced she will be leaving the position she has held for the past four years to pursue a new job opportunity with the Elizabethtown Heritage Council, beginning November 1.

    Chamber Board President Teleana Davis accepted Levee’s resignation on October 18, 2016.

  • Skaggs named LCHS principal

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

    Superintendent Sam Sanders appointed Denise Skaggs as interim principal.

  • Promoting mammograms

    The Lincoln Trail District Health Department is promoting mammogram screenings in LaRue and five other counties in their district through their Pink County Initiative campaign.

    Five LaRue Countians who are breast cancer survivors are pictured on a billboard promoting mammograms along Hwy 210 heading west toward Hodgenville from Campbellsville. Those on the billboard are Kaye Curle, Mary Jane Stillwell, Kathy Ross, Carol Routt and Rachael Cecil. Breast cancer survivors from the other five counties are pictured on their billboards.

  • When strength is the only choice

    Helen Cecil, who was first diagnosed with stage three breast cancer in 2003, has a favorite quote that she follows every day, “You never know how strong you are until being strong is the only choice you have.”

    Cancer runs in her family. Her father died from lung cancer; her mother succumbed to pancreatic cancer. Her brother was diagnosed with B-cell lymphoma; her sister had thyroid cancer; and another brother is fighting stomach cancer.

  • Manning the polls

    When this year’s general election rolls around on November 8, each of LaRue County’s 12 voting precincts will be manned by four individuals, some with years of service as poll workers.

    “We have two Democrats and two Republicans at each polling place,” said Linda Carter, LaRue County Clerk. “Since one method accepted here for identification is personal acquaintance with an election officer, I like to have people working there who know the people in their precinct.”

  • KSP seeks assistance with Goodlett investigation

    The Kentucky State Police Electronic Crime Branch is seeking the public’s assistance in the investigation of former LaRue County High School Principal Stephen Kyle Goodlett.

    Goodlett was recently arrested on charges related to possession and distribution of matter portraying a sex performance by a minor.

  • 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.