• Woman charged with promoting contraband

     A Louisville woman is facing a felony charge after she allegedly tried to smuggle drugs into the LaRue County Detention Center.

  • News of Record – Nov. 6, 2013


  • Magnolia woman charged with wanton endangerment

     A Magnolia woman was charged Oct. 20 with first-degree wanton endangerment by Kentucky State Police.

  • COURT BRIEFS - Nov. 6, 2013

     Final sentencing

  • Hodgenville man charged with DUI, assault

     A Hodgenville man was charged with several counts after being involved Sunday in a motor vehicle accident.

    Kentucky State Police Post 3 in Bowling Green responded to the area of KY 1076 and Ernest Chaudoin Road in Hart County just before 5 a.m. Nov. 3 in reference to a single vehicle injury collision.

    Jacobi A. Caven, 23, was driving south in a 1998 Ford Taurus when he exited the right side of the roadway, according to Trooper First Class Joel Huff.

  • Man enters Alford plea to criminal mischief

     An Elizabethtown man entered an Alford plea in LaRue District Court to a charge of second-degree criminal mischief, a class A misdemeanor.

  • Man charged with wanton endangerment

     Russell Johnson, 21, of Hodgenville, was charged Oct. 24 with first-degree wanton endangerment by the LaRue County Sheriff’s office.

    Johnson is accused of pointing a gun at a woman who was holding a 2-year-old child.

    He was lodged in the LaRue County Detention Center under $9,500 cash bond.

    He will be arraigned Wednesday in LaRue District Court.

  • E'town man charged with theft of mower

    An Elizabethtown man was charged Oct. 25 with theft by unlawful taking, under $10,000.
    Jason Francis Simon, 35, is accused of taking a 2008 Husqvarna riding lawnmower from a home in the Tanner community. According to Kentucky State Police, the mower was taken on Sept. 29 from the Muir residence.
    John Andrew Muir Jr., 56, and Chong Muir, 71, died Sept. 3 when a car they were working on fell on them. They were found by their son, Danny Allen Muir.

  • Several indicted by grand jury

    Several people were indicted by a LaRue County grand jury.
    Lenin Wieman Jr. (1962) of Hodgenville, was indicted on charged of cultivating marijuana, five or more plants, and complicity; trafficking in marijuana and complicity; possession of drug paraphernalia and complicity; and possession of marijuana and complicity.
    Bond was set at $9,500 cash only and dusk-to-dawn curfew.
    The alleged offenses occurred Aug. 1.
    The LaRue County Sheriff’s office investigated.

  • Man pleads guilty to filming girl

    An Adair County man pleaded guilty last week to multiple counts of voyeurism and promoting a minor in a sexual performance.
    James Orley Absher, 50, admitted to videotaping an underage girl at his LaRue County home in 2011.
    According to court records, Absher moved to Elizabethtown from Hodgenville in December 2011.
    On Oct. 10, 2012, a juvenile in the home found a camera hidden in a tissue box on the bathroom sink. The camera was turned over to Kentucky State Police.