• Court Briefs: March 5, 2014

    Declared a fugitive
    Joshua Jason Logsdon (1984) was declared a fugitive Feb. 3 in LaRue Circuit Court. He is charged with convicted felon in possession of a firearm, possession of marijuana and first-degree persistent felony offender.
    Failed to appear
    Joshua Aaron Murray (1990) failed to appear Feb. 3 in LaRue Circuit Court. A bench warrant was issued.
    Guilty plea

  • Student faces felony charge after bringing knife to school

    A LaRue County Middle School student faced criminal charges, as well as school discipline, after allegedly pulling a lock-blade knife on other students at school.
    Hodgenville Police Chief Steve Johnson said the student was “showing off” with the knife and “poked” a couple of students with it.
    No injuries were reported.
    The 13-or-14-year-old was charged with unlawful possession of a weapon on school property; wanton endangerment; and second-degree terroristic threatening. Two of the charges are class D felonies.

  • Appeal filed: City Hall documents remain sealed

     The attorney representing Hodgenville Mayor Terry Cruse and City Clerk/Treasurer MaDonna Hornback is fighting to keep confidential certain communications between his clients.

  • News of Record – DUI


  • Two charged with drug trafficking

     Two people were charged with drug trafficking Feb. 21 in a joint investigation by the LaRue County Sheriff’s office and Hodgenville City Police.

  • Man charged with stabbing woman in leg

     A Hodgenville man was charged with first-degree assault and fleeing or evading police Sunday afternoon after he allegedly assaulted his wife.

  • Court Briefs - Feb. 26, 2014

      Misdemeanor plea entered

    Lenin Wieman Jr. (1962) entered a guilty plea Jan. 17 in LaRue Circuit Court to an amended charge of trafficking in marijuana (misdemeanor), possession of marijuana and buy or possession of drug paraphernalia. He was fined $210 and was sentenced to 12 months, suspended and probated.


    Final sentencing

  • Nelson County man pleads guilty to marijuana sale

     A Nelson County man pleaded guilty in United States District Court last week to a single count indictment charging him with possession and intent to distribute marijuana, according to David J. Hale, United States Attorney for the Western District of Kentucky.

  • Man charged with attempted murder

     A Buffalo man was charged early Saturday with attempted murder after he allegedly fired a gun at a woman.

  • Court Brief - Feb. 19, 2014

     Guilty plea

    John Milburn Coyle (1986) pleaded guilty Jan. 17 in LaRue Circuit Court to complicity, manufacturing methamphetamine; complicity of drug paraphernalia buy or possession; and complicity, possession of controlled substance. Recommended sentence is five years, 12 months, and 12 months respectively, for a total of five years, probated. Presentencing investigation ordered. Final sentencing was Feb. 17.