Today's News

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Ky. House Taskforce hear from LaRue Co. Schools

    The Bi-partisan Taskforce on Vulnerable Kentuckians met at the LaRue County High School last Friday, October 21 in the auditorium to hear from the LaRue County Schools about the various programs offered through out the district that receive state funding.

    The task force was established to study issues that affect Kentucky’s impoverished in a series of meetings held in each of the commonwealth’s six congressional districts.

  • 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.

  • LCHS Principal fired

    The LaRue County High School principal was arrested last Thursday night and terminated, as of October 18, 2016, for allegedly possessing and distributing child pornography.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.