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  • 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.

  • 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.