Former teacher gets prison time in ch...

Former teacher gets prison time in child sodomy case

There are 169 comments on the The Courier-Journal story from Jun 7, 2008, titled Former teacher gets prison time in child sodomy case. In it, The Courier-Journal reports that:

A former teacher was sent to prison for four years yesterday for sodomizing an eighth-grade student in a class he taught three decades ago in Hardin County.

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Best of the Best

Louisville, KY

#21 Oct 3, 2008
WestPointCitizen wrote:
Rumor has it that Skaggs will be charged in Hardin County for other violations against his victim. Does anyone know if this is true?
No rumor, it the truth!
DHREPORT

Louisville, KY

#22 Oct 23, 2008
Skaggs.....who's this?
One for her

Louisville, KY

#23 Nov 10, 2008
Does anyone know how this lady is doing now? And how could I find her to talk to her.
TeacherBusted

Louisville, KY

#24 Nov 20, 2008
See ALL the teachers arrested for sex crimes at www.TeacherCrime.com
hopeful

Louisville, KY

#25 Jan 2, 2009
good one
What a waste

Louisville, KY

#26 Jan 3, 2009
what a waste of his momma's money!
heidi

Louisville, KY

#27 Jan 26, 2009
what a waste of our money too....taxpayers
Psalm Reader

Benton, KY

#28 Jan 27, 2009
I love Psalm 100!

Praise the Lord for He is Good....His love endures forever.
Peace

Louisville, KY

#29 Jan 27, 2009
One should not only worry about one's self. They should look at the situation and realize that they are not all that matters in this world.
concerned_in_Bre ckCo

Louisville, KY

#30 Jan 30, 2009
Amen
JENNIFER

Owensboro, KY

#31 Feb 17, 2009
SKAGGS WAS NOT JUST A SCHOOL TEACHER, WHEN I ATTENDED SCHOOL HE WAS THE SUPERINTENDANT (sp?)OF THE ENTIRE CLOVERPORT INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT...THERE IS NO WAY THAT HE ONLY DID THIS ONCE...HE TRIED TO LIE HIS WAY OUT OF IT ONLY TO TELL THE TRUTH WHEN IT WOULD SET HIM FREE...WONDER WHAT ELSE THIS SICK, PERVERTED, OLD MAN HAS DONE???? IF IT WAS MY DAUGHTER, THERE WOULD BE NO GETTING OUR, ONE WAY OR ANOTHER, WE TAKE CARE OF OUR OWN....SOMETIMES FAMILY IS ALL U GOT, ESPECIALLY WHEN YOU GO UP AGAINST SKAGGS AND OTHER INFLUENTIAL PEOPLE IN THE COMMUNITY!
Nail on the head

Louisville, KY

#32 Feb 18, 2009
You said a mouthful, I totally agree, there has to be more. I wish the girls of West Point and Cloverport would come out in the open. He deserved to be punished for all the girls lives he ruint. His wife stood behind him all those years knowing he was a child molestor and help him hide it. She acts like she is so innocent.(she and Skaggs took the girl to her house...sick huh....) I wish the victim wouldn't have been so easy on his shock probation hearing but I guess she just wants closure...God Bless her. She is truely BRAVE!! The Skaggs always thought they were above the law, I guess she showed them.
Dont judge it

Louisville, KY

#33 Feb 19, 2009
The truth hurts........ huh. He doesn't deserve to be out!!!! And Mrs Skaggs should be in jail too. Tell me one thing they have done to make things right with the victim......NOTHING!!You should be ashamed to judge the truth. Just like Jesus said.....if it were not so, I would not have told you. I'm not nuts, I'm not mean and I totally agree with the victim. I am very close to her. I know what she is going though. They (Skaggs)know the truth and they both should make it right!!!!!! And since you judged it like u did you must be one of them !
Let theTruth be heard

Louisville, KY

#34 Feb 21, 2009

“hi”

Since: Oct 08

elizabeth

#35 Mar 11, 2009
i cant believe they let that scum out he needs to go back thats not right he hurt a child in a way only a sick twisted person would hurt a child
FED UP

Louisville, KY

#36 Mar 23, 2009
I hope he burns in HELL.
Sissy

Louisville, KY

#37 Mar 23, 2009
“The object of education is to prepare the young to educate themselves throughout their lives.”

Not to destroy their life beyond repair.
JENNIFER

Owensboro, KY

#38 Mar 24, 2009
whoever judged my post as mean has no idea what this girl with through...i would never wish that on my worst enemy...that is something that you NEVER get over....i wish for just one second u could be in her shoes while she was being violated....or imagine for a second if it was your daughter....i hope to hell you never have to go through something so horrible...and for you to say my post is mean, you are no better than that monster skaggs!!
JudyJudy

Louisville, KY

#39 Mar 26, 2009
Wonder how many more lives he has ruint? Here there and everywhere!
JENNIFER

Owensboro, KY

#40 Mar 26, 2009
i know there are more...there is no way that he did this just one time in the last thirty years..no way at all...

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