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Today's News

  • 911 communications tower dedicated to Chris Jackson

     LaRue County Emergency Management Director Chris Jackson was honored Wednesday by the local emergency planning committee for his efforts in procuring a communications tower for the county.

  • Veterans Day Parade and Ceremony is Sunday

     The fourth annual Veterans Day parade and ceremony sponsored by American Legion Post 87 will be Sunday, Nov. 11. The theme is “Freedom is not Free.”

  • Historic home demolished, recycled

     A historic Hodgenville home was demolished Friday, Oct. 19.

  • Wright honored for 50 years in banking

     From sorting canceled checks to serving as president, Rondal Wright has worn just about all the hats available during his 50 years in banking.

  • PHOTO: Kelly Sandidge named to Hall of Fame

     LaRue County High School Director of Student Services Kelly Sandidge was inducted into Centre College’s Athletic Hall of Fame Oct. 20 during homecoming. The 1987 LCHS graduate assumed the starting role as quarterback the fifth game into his freshman season at Centre and started every game after that. He lettered four years in football, was College Athletic Conference football team honorable mention in 1989 and made C.A.C. first-team at quarterback in 1990. 

  • Former deputy pleads guilty to misdemeanors

     A former LaRue County Deputy Sheriff pleaded guilty to three misdemeanors Monday in LaRue Circuit Court.

    Joshua Matthew Darst, 32, of Hodgenville, a six-year veteran of the department, was charged in April with first-degree official misconduct, a misdemeanor; and theft by unlawful taking – auto, and tampering with physical evidence, both Class D felonies.

    Darst was accused with recovering a stolen motorcycle “with the intent to deprive the owner of its use by keeping it himself,” according to a press release by Kentucky State Police.

  • Dye sentenced to 30 years for attempted rape, murder

     A Hodgenville man pleaded guilty Monday to the attempted murder, kidnapping, first-degree sexual abuse and first-degree attempted rape of a 10-year-old girl. He could serve up to 30 years for the crimes.

    Jetto Dye, 29, admitted in LaRue Circuit Court to taking a sleeping child from his residence into a wooded area behind his house on River Road and attempting to rape her. Dye admitted also to attempting to choke her when she resisted the sexual assault.

  • Tribute to Veterans Memorial set by local patriots

     What people will see when the Hardin County Tribute to Veterans official opens on Veterans Day is an impressive series of statues and monoliths honoring the sacrifices and service of all United States veterans from each of the five military branches as well as men and women of the civil service.

    What they won’t see is the patriotic pride instilled in Terry Shelton, co-owner with his wife Diane of Quarry Hill Monuments that set the 16 granite pieces and six sculptures in place.

  • BOYS SOCCER: Records set in an unforgettable season

     The 2012 LaRue County High School boys soccer team made history with victories in the Trojan Classic soccer tournament, the 18th District tournament and a first ever appearance in the 5th Region tournament. 

    Best team in school history? Facts are hard to deny. Best record, most goals, district finals, region quarterfinals. The team went undefeated for 31 days, 10 matches in a row.

    Individually, there was little argument.

  • ENGAGEMENT: Kelly Fitzpatrick and Craig Dunn

     Kelly Fitzpatrick and Craig Dunn, both of Hodgenville, announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.

    The bride to be is the daughter of Robert and Tammy Fitzpatrick of Summersville. She is a graduate of Hart County High School.

    The prospective groom is the son of Robert and Karen Dunn of Hodgenville. He is a graduate of LaRue County High School and a student at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College.