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Today's News

  • Embry released from HMH Hospital

    After originally being pronounced dead in court and then discovered to be alive and being treated as a patient at Hardin Memorial Hospital, Jane Embry of Magnolia has been released from the hospital.

    HMH officials confirmed Tuesday morning that Embry is no longer a patient at the hospital and would not give any other details.

  • Unconventional telling of the Christmas Story

    Several LaRue County community members and students will perform a popular Christmas play this weekend entitled “The Best Christmas Pageant Ever.”

  • Confusion surrounds Embry trial

    The charges of more than 100 counts of animal cruelty were originally dismissed for a LaRue County woman who was believed to be deceased, but was later discovered to be alive and a patient at Hardin Memorial Hospital.

  • Marijuana grow leads to sexual abuse arrest

    While officers were on the scene at 70 Kings Road near New Haven, after the discovery of an indoor marijuana grow in a LaRue County home, they also discovered a case of sexual abuse by a man with a female juvenile.

    Chad D. Emerson, 19, of Buffalo was arrested at the residence and charged with sexual abuse.

  • Large indoor marijuana grow found

    An ordinary follow-up by police at a LaRue County residence led to the discovery of a large indoor marijuana grow.

    Arrested at the residence were Jason L. Joiner, 38 and Allison R. Joiner, 37, both of New Haven.

    According to the arrest citation, officers with the LaRue County Sheriff’s Office responded to the residence last Thursday, December 1 on 70 Kings Road near New Haven for a juvenile pickup order. When officers approached the residence they smelled a strong odor of marijuana coming from inside the home.

  • Fiscal Court discusses snow removal

    LaRue County Judge-executive Tommy Turner and county magistrates discussed the pros and cons of contracting snow-removal from county roads as LaRue County Fiscal Court met at the courthouse in Hodgenville December 29, 2016.

    Turner said after last year when two heavy snows within a week of each other covered county roads, some people asked him why the county didn’t have a plan in place for contracting snow removal instead of depending on volunteers to augment county equipment.

  • New family court proposed for LaRue

    LaRue County could have a new family court if the current Kentucky judicial redistricting plan is passed in the state legislature.

    Chief Justice of Kentucky John D. Minton Jr. recently introduced the first judicial redistricting plan for the first time in decades. The plan calls for LaRue County to keep two district court judges and two circuit court judges. However, a family court judge has been proposed to be added to serve in LaRue, Hart and Nelson Counties.

  • Accident on Lincoln Parkway
  • Reed takes oath of office
  • Whalin participating in DYW state event

    Symone Whalin, LaRue County’s 2017 Distinguished Young Woman, is participating in state DYW competition at Singletary Center for the Arts in Lexington this week.

    The LaRue County High School senior arrived in Lexington Sunday for the weeklong series of events that result in winners being awarded college scholarships worth thousands of dollars.