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Today's News

  • Court Briefs: May 13, 2015

    Flagrant nonsupport
    Rebecca Medley (1981) pleaded guilty March 30 in LaRue Circuit Court to one count of flagrant nonsupport. She was sentenced to five years, to run consecutively with an Anderson Circuit case, or until the arrears are paid. Conditional discharge order signed. Court cost is $385.

    Plead guilty

  • Civil suits against deputies winding down

    A pair of civil cases involving LaRue County deputies were filed in 2011 in circuit court. One case was eventually dismissed while the other continues to wind through the court system.
    Two women alleged false imprisonment and false arrest against the department after their arrests in unrelated cases.
    Pamela Dugan, 57, of Buffalo, claimed she was pulled from her residence on April 25, 2011, by Deputy Brian Smith. She claimed she was placed in a cruiser and transported to LaRue County Detention Center where she was processed and jailed for 13 hours.

  • Officers investigate shooting

    Officers are investigating a shooting that occurred Friday evening on McDowell Road.
    According to LaRue County Sheriff Russell McCoy, a man was transported by medical helicopter to a Louisville hospital after suffering a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
    No other information is available; and the name of the patient was not released.
           

     

  • COLUMN: No sport like wrestling

    My mother has been nagging me to write something.

    But that’s not why I decided to do it.

    I’ve been inspired by a book by Nolan Zavoral entitled “A Season On The Mat.” The book takes you into the 1996-97 season of Dan Gable and his Iowa Hawkeyes wrestling team.

    I just finished my first year of coaching middle school wrestling with Cody Gibbons.

  • PHOTO: Baseball seniors

    Senior members of the LaRue County Hawks’ baseball team and their parents were recognized. From left, Robert Thompson, Dylan Milby, Koy Lindsey and Turner Cottrell.

  • Talley joins Stoll Keenon Ogden PLLC

    Stoll Keenon Ogden PLLC is pleased to announce that attorney Damon R. Talley has joined the firm’s Utility & Energy practice as Of Counsel, and will work out of the Louisville, Lexington and Hodgenville offices.

  • PHOTO: Sunny and Paislee

    Paislee McCoy, right, hugged Sunny, the Sunrise Manor Nursing Home mascot during a Derby event at the facility. At left is Cheyenne Baird.

  • State opens comments on impaired waters list

    The Kentucky Division of Water has opened a 60-day comment period on the draft 2014 list of impaired waters, as required by the Water Pollution Control Act of 1972.

  • Public health works for you

    Do you know what public health does for you? 

    Lincoln Trail District Health Department offers a variety of services “behind the scenes.”

    Public health workers truly are silent champions in the community. In fact, many of our success stories include the things that never happened because our primary mission is prevention of disease, disability, and injury. 

  • Local students graduate from McKendree

    McKendree University announces the following local students are among its Class of 2015 graduates:

    • Darin Crossno of Sonora, BBA in management.

    • Cynthia Morris of Hodgenville, MSN in nursing education.

    The Lebanon, Illinois, campus held its 175th commencement exercises during two ceremonies on May 9 for undergraduate and graduate students who completed their degree requirements in December 2014, May and July 2015. Graduates at the Louisville and Radcliff, Kentucky campuses receive their diplomas on June 6.