http://www.laruecountyherald.com/todaysnews/rss.xml en Bizarre chase ends in LaRue http://www.laruecountyherald.com/content/bizarre-chase-ends-larue <img src="http://www.laruecountyherald.com/sites/www.laruecountyherald.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/13225156_10201655926195259_78985860_o.jpg" alt="A high speed chase that started in Summersville ended in Buffalo last Wednesday. An alleged suicidal man led police on the chase that exceeded speeds of 100 mph." title="A high speed chase that started in Summersville ended in Buffalo last Wednesday. An alleged suicidal man led police on the chase that exceeded speeds of 100 mph." align="left" hspace="6" width="113" height="85" /><p> An alleged suicidal man lead police on a high speed chase from Summersville to Buffalo last Wednesday.</p> <p> According to the arrest citation, Kentucky State Police troopers began their pursuit of a silver Pontiac Vibe in Summersville. The vehicle was driven by Dewayne Trevillian, 29, of Bowling Green. The pursuit reached speeds over 100 mph. Officers also received information that Trevillian was suicidal and possibly armed with a gun.</p> A Christian “Selfie” now available http://www.laruecountyherald.com/content/christian-%E2%80%9Cselfie%E2%80%9D-now-available <img src="http://www.laruecountyherald.com/sites/www.laruecountyherald.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/dsc_0112.jpg" alt="Pictured is Jamie Walters holding her new book A Christian “Selfie”." title="Pictured is Jamie Walters holding her new book A Christian “Selfie”." align="left" hspace="6" width="57" height="85" /><p> It&rsquo;s a digital age, scroll through Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat or Twitter feeds and you&rsquo;ll find a myriad of self-made photos, selfies, of people from all walks of life.</p> <p> Jamie Walters, of Hodgenville, has written a book that she calls her &lsquo;selfie.&rsquo; A Christian &ldquo;Selfie&rsquo;&rdquo;A Pastor&rsquo;s Wife&rsquo;s Honest Look at her Relationship with God takes the reader through the authors life, her walk with God and the ebb and flow that comes from the struggle of being a Christian in a busy world.</p> Childress accepts plea deal http://www.laruecountyherald.com/content/childress-accepts-plea-deal <p> A LaRue County man has accepted a plea deal for leaving the scene of an accident and failure to render aid following an ATV incident that occurred in October 2014.</p> <p> Matthew Kyle Childress, 31, of Buffalo was initially charged with first degree assault, leaving the scene of an accident without failure to render aid/assist with serious physical injury, leaving the scene of an accident and operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol or drugs.</p> New Haven School principal resigns http://www.laruecountyherald.com/content/new-haven-school-principal-resigns <img src="http://www.laruecountyherald.com/sites/www.laruecountyherald.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/me2.jpg" alt="Shelley Badgett" title="Shelley Badgett" align="left" hspace="6" width="85" height="85" /><p> New Haven School Principal Shelley Badgett announced her resignation last week as she recently accepted a position as director of special education/exceptional children for Marion County Schools.</p> <p> Badgett&rsquo;s last day as principal will be June 30, 2016 and she will officially start her new position for Marion County Schools on July 1, 2016.</p> School nurse program discussed http://www.laruecountyherald.com/content/school-nurse-program-discussed <p> The use of the three school nurses in LaRue County Schools was a topic that was heavily debated during the monthly school board meeting on Monday, May 16.</p> <p> LaRue County Schools Director of Pupil Personnel Rip Collins presented three different proposals for the school nurse program after he said they were informed by the Lincoln Trail District Health Department that there would be significant changes from their current model as LTDHD will no longer supply the nurses, meaning the nurses would have to become employees of LaRue County Schools.</p> Students compete in Special Olympics http://www.laruecountyherald.com/content/students-compete-special-olympics-0 <img src="http://www.laruecountyherald.com/sites/www.laruecountyherald.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/groupkiddosgooduse_in_paper.jpg" alt="The LaRue County High School and the Hodgenville Elementary School had teams in the Region 4 Special Olympic games at St. Xavier High School in Louisville last weekend. Members of both teams are pictured here before the games. " title="The LaRue County High School and the Hodgenville Elementary School had teams in the Region 4 Special Olympic games at St. Xavier High School in Louisville last weekend. Members of both teams are pictured here before the games. " align="left" hspace="6" /><p> The LaRue County High School had their first team ever in the Region 4 Special Olympic games last weekend.</p> <p> The games took place at St. Xavier High School in Louisville last Saturday. Four LCHS students and six Hodgenville Elementary School students competed in the event. The games also included a parade of athletes before the races.</p> Fiscal court discusses Mesonet payment http://www.laruecountyherald.com/content/fiscal-court-discusses-mesonet-payment <img src="http://www.laruecountyherald.com/sites/www.laruecountyherald.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/mesonet_0.jpg" alt="Pictured above is the Mesonet site that is located on Leafdale Road in Hodgenville. " title="Pictured above is the Mesonet site that is located on Leafdale Road in Hodgenville. " align="left" hspace="6" /><p> The LaRue County Fiscal Court tabled the payment of $5,000 to Western Kentucky University for support and operation of the Kentucky Mesonet weather station site that is located at the LaRue County Environmental and Research Center on Leafdale Road in Hodgenville.</p> <p> During their meeting last Tuesday when the magistrates were examining the current county bills, Magistrate Ricky Whitlock questioned the $5,000 payment for the Mesonet weather reporting station.</p> Hodgenville passes amended license ordinance http://www.laruecountyherald.com/content/hodgenville-passes-amended-license-ordinance <p> During a special called meeting last Tuesday, the City of Hodgenville passed the second reading of an amended ordinance relating to occupational, trade and professional licenses.</p> <p> All council members voted in favor of the ordinance with the exception of councilmember Woodie Handley who was not present at the meeting.</p> <p> The annual business license fee is $50. For the occupation license, the fee is 3/4 percent (.75%) of all salaries, wages, commissions and other compensation and net profits earned in the city for work done or services performed in the city.</p>