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Today's News

  • Anniversary - Ragland

    J.C. and Naomi (Bowen) Ragland will celebrate their 62nd wedding anniversary on June 20. They were married on June 20, 1953, in Buffalo, KY, at the home of Rev. E.W. Godbey.

    Mrs. Ragland worked at LaRue County Public Schools food service for 29 years at the Hodgenville Elementary School. Mr. Ragland retired from Houchens Industries after 34 years of service in the meat department.

  • Motion for guilty plea filed in Jason Davis case

    A Bonnieville man has plead guilty to charges stemming from an incident involving the death of a Buffalo woman.

    Attorneys for Jason R. Davis, 38 of Bonnieville, filed a motion for a guilty plea in LaRue County Circuit Court on June 1 to amended charges stemming from incidents Nov. 1, 2014, that involved the death of Shalayna Skaggs, of Buffalo.

  • Mother of the Year

    Bettye Jean Thomas was announced as the 2015 LaRue County Fair Mother of the Year.

    Thomas lives between Hodgenville and Sonora, and is an active member of the County Homemakers organization, Hodgenville First Baptist Church and the Kentucky Association of Retired Teachers. She also has served on the Hodgenville Cemetery Board.

    She had a great impact on many youth in her role as a teacher with the LaRue County Schools for more than 30 years. Three of her children followed in her footsteps and also became teachers.

  • City to provide Ag Fair water

    The Hodgenville City Council approved Monday night a request to provide water and sewer service for the second half of the split fair.

    “I would like to extend the water and sewer service for the second part of the fair in the same fashion that we did for the fair this week,” Mayor Kenny Devore said. Devore said he came to the decision after talking with community members, but that extending water and sewer services to the fair would be “for this year, and only for this year.”

  • First train arrived in LaRue in 1888

    As published in the Larue County Herald, Thursday, March 15, 1888

    The First Regular Passenger Train Arrives in the Midst of Humanity and Beasts

    We Witness the Result of Labor.

  • 3 arrested in 2 incidents

    Officers from the LaRue County Sheriff’s office were dispatched to a residence on LG&E Road in Magnolia June 13 on an alleged assault charge.

    The caller stated that she had been stabbed by her husband/ex-husband.

    She was treated at the scene by EMS for stab wounds on her forearm, but refused transport.

  • Logsdon turns himself in

    After being missing for just over two weeks, a man wanted in connection with a road-rage event in Grayson County turned himself in.

    Terry R. Logsdon, 31, of Mount Sherman, was arrested Wednesday, June 10 on felony counts stemming from the May 24 incident.

    Logsdon was wanted for two counts of first-degree assault, third degree terroristic threatening, two counts of third-degree criminal mischief, and unauthorized use of a motor vehicle.

  • Hawks ‘bleed blue’ for the week

    Traditionally summer basketball has consisted of teams getting together for practices and then attending a week-long summer basketball camp on a university campus. These camps are usually very expensive for individuals and more focus is put on competing against other teams.

    So, instead of loading up and traveling to a summer basketball camp, Head Coach Paul Childress decided to do something different, and host his first ever team camp. This team camp took place on the LCMS/LCHS campus. Twenty-five players in grades 9-12 attended the overnight week-long camp.

  • Wreck on I 65 causing back up on Hwy 357 in LaRue County

     Traffic Advisory:  I65 Northbound Mile Point 73

     

    A commercial vehicle crash has closed I65 Northbound near Mile Point 73.

  • Guilty plea yields 3 years for abuse

    Amanda Banks of Hodgenville pleaded guilty June 2 in Hardin Circuit Court to one count of second-degree criminal abuse. She was sentenced to three years in prison. The sentence carries with it a 15 percent parole eligibility.

    As part of her sentence, Banks is required to attend a batterers intervention program, undergo a mental health assessment and complete recommendations from each.