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Today's News

  • Church Calendar - Nov. 21, 2012

     Food pantry at LaRue County Church of Christ

  • COLUMN: An open letter to God

     An open letter to God, a psalm of thanksgiving:

  • COLUMN: For many things, I give thanks

     It’s traditional this time of year to renumerate the many things we are thankful for.

  • Man charged with trafficking marijuana

     A Hodgenville man faces several drug charges after he was arrested last week at his home on Sonora Road.

    LaRue County Deputy Eric Williamson received a tip Nov. 13 about possible drug activity at the residence of Brian Clyde Thompson, 39. When he investigated, he reportedly found several illegal items including “a grocery bag full of marijuana,” joints, pipes, scales, two rifles and a handgun.

    Williamson said a powdery residue found field-tested as methamphetamine.

  • Man accused of criminal abuse of baby

       A Hodgenville man was indicted in October by a LaRue County grand jury on a charge of first-degree criminal abuse of a baby.

      Charles Anthony Haire, 24, is accused of causing serious physical injury to a person under age 12 and subjecting the child to torture, cruel confinement or cruel punishment between Sept. 22 and 24.

      According to Kentucky State Police, a family member reported possible child abuse of a 1-year-old to an officer at Post 4 in Elizabethtown.

  • Fiscal Court approves change to viewshed

     The zoning ordinance approved by LaRue County Fiscal Court at its meeting Nov. 14 will allow existing advertising signs on Lincoln Parkway to remain, but will prohibit new signs to be erected along the viewshed areas on Lincoln Parkway and U.S. 31-E.

    “The main concern is on Lincoln Parkway,” said Bud Ireland, county administrator for Land of Lincoln Planning and Zoning. “What we don’t want is a bunch of billboards in a 20-acre field near the road.”

  • New Hope woman dies in crash

     A New Hope woman died Sunday afternoon after a single-vehicle crash in Nelson County.

    Theresa J. Thompson, 43, was driving a 1998 Chevrolet pickup on KY 52 about 1.5 miles east of New Hope when she lost control about 5:15 p.m., according to Kentucky State Trooper John Adams.

    The truck tires dropped off the right shoulder of the roadway and Thompson overcorrected, causing the vehicle to leave the roadway on the westbound side.

  • News of Record - Nov. 21, 2012

     Marriages

  • Court Briefs - Nov. 21, 2012

    Complicity

    Brandon Christopher Branham (1992) pleaded guilty to complicity, receiving stolen property over $300; and complicity, theft by unlawful taking over $300, Nov. 5 in LaRue Circuit Court. He was sentenced to five years, suspended, and credited for 28 days served. He was fined $410. Final sentencing held.

     

    Sentenced to five years

  • Search begins for LCMS principal

     LaRue County Schools are searching for a new principal.

    Middle School Principal Bob Bright announced his resignation Nov. 14. He has accepted a position as CEO/executive director of the National Beta Club.

    Bright, who has served as LCMS principal since July 2010, will begin his new duties on Jan. 1.