Local News

  • Embry trial continued to June 15

    The court date has been postponed for a LaRue County woman who is charged with over 100 counts of animal cruelty.

    Jane Embry, 57, of Magnolia appeared in LaRue County District Court for her pretrial conference last Wednesday and her pretrial was postponed until Wednesday, June 15.

  • Amazin Glazin opening LaRue location

    The aroma of freshly made donuts will soon fill the air in downtown Hodgenville.

    Amazin Glazin Donuts will be located in the new building location that once was home to Hazle’s Farm Supply since 1957. Located at 114 Water Street in Hodgenville, KY, the new building is owned by Jim Shaw and will be home to three businesses.

  • Good turnout for tire amnesty program

    Hundreds of LaRue County residents took advantage of the opportunity to rid their properties of tires.

    LaRue County government hosted an annual waste tire amnesty program on April 21-23. They accepted eight semi-truck loads of tires that were either on or off the rims. However, they did not take foam or calcium filled tires, large off-road construction equipment tires with a bead greater than 1 3/4 and solid tires with pressed on rims.

  • Five indicted by grand jury

    Five people were indicted by the LaRue County Grand Jury on April 18.

    Michael Lee Davis, 32, of Hodgenville was indicted on a charge of flagrant non-support. His bail was set at $5,000 cash only.

    Raymond A. Harris, 40, of Hodgenville was indicted on charges of first degree possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine), first degree complicity to possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine), possession of a handgun by a convicted felon and receiving stolen property (handgun). His bail was set the same as his bond in district court.

  • Missing LaRue teen found safe

    A LaRue County teenager who was missing last week has been found safe.

    According to LaRue County Sheriff Russell McCoy, Nicole Soeder, 15, of Buffalo was located and recovered by officers in his department last Wednesday.

    Soeder, also known as Billie Nicole Norris, was originally reported as a missing person after she was last seen at her residence around 9:30 p.m. last Tuesday.

  • Man arrested for fleeing

    A Hart County man was arrested for fleeing police and other charges last Thursday when police attempted to serve a warrant at a residence on A B Ward Road near Hodgenville.

    Arrested at the scene was Dexter L. Booker, 48, of Munfordville.

    According to the LaRue County Sheriff’s Department, Sheriff Russell McCoy and Deputy Sheriff Kevin Bennett responded to the residence to serve a warrant on Booker. Once officers arrived, Booker was seen working in the front yard and when asked his name, he gave a different name.

  • Jail log - April 27, 2016

    Bookings at the LaRue County Detention Center from Monday, April 18 to Monday, April 25.

    Dustin M. Blair, 25, of New Hope was charged with speeding 21 MPH over limit, no registration plates, no registration receipt, failure to wear seat belts, failure to maintain the required insurance and operating on a suspended license. He was later released from LCDC on bond. Arresting agency was the LaRue County Sheriff’s Department.

  • Accident on Old Elizabethtown Road
  • Fire on Mt. Tabor Road
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