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Today's News

  • PHOTO: Archer

    Parker Nalley of Hodgenville placed third in the Marion County 4-H 3D Archery Shoot Bowhunter Division held Aug. 16 in Calvary.  He is the son of Melissa and Dan Nalley.
     

  • Volunteers needed for Foster Care Review Board

     Citizen Foster Care Review Boards in Bullitt, Hart, LaRue, Marion and Washington counties are seeking volunteers to make a difference in the lives of local children in foster care. Volunteers are needed to review cases of children placed in foster care because of dependency, neglect or abuse to ensure these children are placed in safe, permanent homes as quickly as possible. Volunteers are not required to reside in the county where a board meets. 

  • PHOTO: South Fork Mud Sharks

    The South Fork Mud Sharks won the eighth annual Mud Volleyball Tournament held Aug. 22 at Freeman Lake Park in Elizabethtown. The Sharks were undefeated in the 12-team tourney. Proceeds benefit Junior Achievement of Kentuckiana. From left, Tyler Howell, Tyler Hornback, Larry Howell, Kayla McDowell, Katie Hornback, Cody Howell, Bethany Akin and Kay Howell.

  • Food Service Inspections - Aug. 27, 2014
  • Court Brief: Aug. 27, 2014

    Final sentencing
    David A. Durham (1993) pleaded guilty July 18 in LaRue Circuit Court to one count of possession of controlled substance (methamphetamine). He was sentenced to three years to be pre-trial diverted. Final sentencing was Aug. 18.
     
    In contempt
    Jermaine Pierre Dyer (1984) failed to appear Aug. 18 in LaRue Circuit Court. A bench warrant was issued and bond set at $2,500 cash only. Dyer allegedly is not paying child support.
     
    Diverted sentence

  • PHOTO: Operatin Round-Up
  • New head coach for competitive cheer squad

    For the LaRue County High School Cheerleading program, change is a common theme. To be a successful competitive cheer program it is necessary to make small and sometimes big changes in routines and positions often throughout a season. This year the program will undergo a change in leadership and personnel.

  • Four charged by LCSO and Task Force

    The LaRue County Sheriff’s office and Greater Hardin County Narcotics Task Force combined for a total of four drug-related arrests last week in LaRue County.
    Lewis Ray “Jody” Ireland Jr., 44, of Magnolia, and Deela Dawn Chandler, 31, of Hodgenville, were each charged Aug. 21 with cultivating marijuana and trafficking.
    Several officers served a search warrant at Ireland’s residence on South L&N Turnpike.

  • Four plead guilty to drug charges

    Four people who were caught in drug sweep in July have pleaded guilty to charges.
    All four were charged with engaging in organized crime – but none have admitted to the charge. All four waived their rights to a presentencing investigation and final sentencing was held in three cases on Aug. 18 in LaRue Circuit Court.
    n Joey “Whoop” Sallee, 31, pleaded guilty to an amended count of trafficking in controlled substance, less than four grams; and two counts trafficking in a controlled substance within 1,000 feet of a school.

  • Five indicted by grand jury

     Five people were indicted Monday, Aug. 18, by a LaRue County grand jury.

    Victor Ross Cox (1965) of Hodgenville, was charged with possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of a handgun by a convicted felon, receiving stolen property and first-degree persistent felony offender.

    The alleged offenses occurred July 24.

    Bail was set at $25,000 cash only, upon condition of dusk-to-dawn curfew and no contact with alleged victim.

    Kentucky State Police investigated.