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Nov 25, 2020

WKU opens men's basketball season on ESPNU this afternoon

WKU Hilltopper Basketball opens its 102nd season against Northern Iowa at 3:30 p.m. CT today in the Bad Boy Mowers Crossover Classic in Sioux Falls, S.D. The Hilltoppers will open their campaign with three games in as many days – the start of six games in 10 days at two locations on a slate drastically changed by COVID-19. The game will be shown on ESPNU. This will be the Toppers' first game following the death of 97-year-old player, coach and administrator legend John Oldham, who is pictured with former Auburn High School coach Jim Richards,(right), who followed him as coach of the Toppers.



Nov 20, 2020

Cougars score 50 points in first half

Despite giving up 14 points in the first 10 minutes of the game, the Logan County Cougars ignited a running clock in the first half of Friday’s Class 4A playoff game. With Ryan Rayno and Davin Yates running for touchdowns and Corbin Rayno connecting with Rooster Woodard on a 49-yard touchdown pass, Coach Todd Adler’s Cougars added 18 points to the 28 they had scored in the first quarter. Lucas Arevalo and Addie Corder each kicked their second extra point before Jaden Sells ran in his second 2-point conversion to make it 50-14 with 2:09 remaining in the half. That’s the 36-point margin needed for the mercy clock. The Cougars will entertain the Hopkinsville-Calloway County winner in next week’s district championship game.



Nov 20, 2020

Cougars lead playoff game 35-14

After a first quarter which lasted 47 minutes, the Logan County Cougars lea visiting Hopkins County Central 28-14. Rooster Woodard has scored two touchdowns and Jaden Sells and Maurice Gordon one each. Lucas Arevalo and Addie Corder have each kicked an extra point while Sells has run for a two-pointer. Wyatt Blake has had some long runs, including a 50-yarder. Ryan Rayno added another touchdown on a 14-yard run early in the second quarter. Veteran Cougar linebacker Cade Johnson was injured on the opening kickoff.



Nov 20, 2020

Logan County's COVID-19 cases growing dramatically

The count of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Logan County has grown dramatically overnight and over the past week. According to the Barren River District Health Department, Logan County had 1,135 cases Friday afternoon. That is a record 47 new cases since Thursday and a staggering increase of 151 in the past week, an average of 21.6 new confirmations a day. Also growing dramatically is the number of active cases. That has grown from 819 on Nov. 13 to 911 today, Aug. 20—almost 100 more people who are infected than a week ago. Active cases are determined by adding the number of those recovered to those who have died subtracted from total confirmations.



Nov 17, 2020

Eight Cougars named All-WKC among large schools

Eight Logan County Football Cougars have been named All-SKY Conference in the Large School division. First teamers are linebacker Zack Yates, defensive lineman Logan Gipson, offensive lineman Thomas Kash and receiver Anthony ‘Rooster’ Woodard. On the second team are defensive back Aaron Hinton, running back Wyatt Blake, offensive lineman Jonah Oliver and receiver Jaden Sells.



Nov 16, 2020

Todd Schools going to NTI format for 3 weeks

Todd County Schools are switching from the Face-to-Face format to Non Traditional Instruction beginning Tuesday and lasting at least through Friday, Dec. 4 because of health concerns, WRUS News reports.



Nov 16, 2020

Fulton County decides to forfeit game at RHS

From Russellville High School Principal Ben Bruni: Fulton County has notified RHS that they are forfeiting their first round football game in the interest of health and safety. RHS will now advance to the second round where they will play at Crittenden County on Friday, Nov. 27.
 



Nov 16, 2020

Chamber offering Christmas craft luncheon

The annual Women in Business Christmas Craft Luncheon will be held Wednesday, Dec. 2, from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Logan County Extension Office. Lisa Miller of Creative Canvas By You will lead the painting of Christmas door hangers. The cost is $25 per person through the Logan County Chamber of Commerce at 270-726-2206.



Nov 15, 2020

Tickets for RHS playoff games for sale

Tickets for Russellville's home football playoff game Friday will be available only in advance. They will be sold Thursday and Friday from 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m. at Russellville High School. No tickets will be sold at the gate. The Panthers will entertain Fulton County, The winner will go to Crittenden County the following week for the district championship game.



Nov 12, 2020

Last free dumpster day in Russellville Saturday

From Logan County Solid Waste Coordinator Nathan Cockrill: The City of Russellville has a dumpster open at 245 West Second Street on the second Saturdays of odd months from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. This Saturday is the next one, and the next one after that is in January. It is open to people with a Russellville address and ID only.



Nov 11, 2020

Ribbon cutting for Ruth Ellen's Flowers

The Logan County Chamber of Commerce will hold Ruth Ellen’s Flowers Grand Opening Ribbon Cutting on Saturday, Nov. 14, at 10 a.m. It's located at 321 East 4th Street in Russellville, also known as the Old Saddle Factory. Please remember to mask up and socially distance.



Nov 3, 2020

Hughes and Holloway wins contested Logan races

Logan County joined the state of Kentucky in voting overwhelmingly for President Donald Trump and Sen. Mitch McConnell in Tuesday's 2020 General Election. Meanwhile in heavily contested races in Logan County, Mayor Mike Hughes was reelected in Auburn and Ethan Holloway was elected to represent the Olmstead school district on the Logan County Board of Education, marking the first time in many decades that a Dawson will not be a member of that board. (Johnny Dawson did not seek reelection.) Eliminated in city council races were Douglas Dasch in Auburn and Albert Head in Russellville.



Nov 1, 2020

RHS ticket policy for Todd game revealed

Russellville Principal Ben Bruni has revealed ticket policy for Friday's final regular season home game against Todd Central. It is attached in a graphic. The Panthers will also be home the following week to start the playoffs.



Oct 30, 2020

Panthers hold on at Fulton County 21-20

Had the Russellville Panthers not held on for their 21-20 win at Hickman on Halloween Eve, they would have been haunted by ghosts of penalties incurred and opportunities squandered. Coach Mikie Benton's Panthers scored 21 points against Futlon County Friday in the first 18 minutes of the game. When the Pilots scored on a touchdown pass with no time remaining at halftime, they pulled within 21-18. A pass interference call on the Panthers on the conversion, allowed the home team to come within in a point at the intermission. Both teams had ample opportunities to score in the second half but couldn't do it. RHS kept intercepting Pilot passes, which often were overturned on penalties. But the Panthers (4-3) won and now will host these same Pilots in the opening round of the playoffs on Nov. 13.



Oct 30, 2020

Final session of Farmers' Market Saturday

The final session of the Logan County Farmers' Market will be held Saturday morning at the UK Ag Complex adjacent to the Farmers' Market Pavilion. Some summer vegetables including tomatoes, greenbeans, peas, squash, cucumbers, peppers, zucchini and potatoes will be available along with fall items like cabbage, broccoli, sweet potatoes, pumpkins and gourds. The Bread Lady (Kris Partlow) will have her goodies available, and Elaine Turner will offer jellies and preserves. This will also be the last time to use Senior Vouchers, since they can't be accepted at home markets. The market is located behind the Logan County Extension office and begins at 7:30 a.m.



Oct 29, 2020

Panthers head to Fulton County for crucial district game

The Russellville Panthers are favored on the road Friday night to pick up an important district win, despite a disappointing performance against Crittenden County Friday. RHS was never competitive in a 47-6 district loss to Crittenden County last week in a game that had been a toss-up going in. The Panthers (3-3) have a KHSAA RPI of .56739 while the Pilots (1-5) have an RPI of .43079. The winner of this game most likely will get a home game in the playoffs against the other. The game will be carried live on WRUS.



Oct 28, 2020

Lady Cougars win regional opener

Logan County swept Barren County 25-7, 25-12, 25-9 in the opening round of the 13t4th Region Volleyball Tournament Tuesday at Russell County High School. Now Coach Caleb Sheffield’s team (14-9) takes on Bowling Green (16-7) at 8 p.m. tonight, also at Russell County. Greenwood (9-6) and Russell County (9-9) are the other semifinalists. BGH (.62470) and the Lady Cougars (.56267) have the top two remaining RPIs in the tournament. The finals will be played Thursday at 6 p.m. Logan has not posted individual statistics for the past five matches.



Oct 28, 2020

Logan Middle cheer tryouts postponed

From Logan County High School Athletic Director Greg Howard:  The practices and try-outs for middle school cheer have been postponed. We are working on more dates and as soon as those are confirmed a notice will be sent to all schools and to social media announcing dates and times.



Oct 27, 2020

Final Tuesday session of Farmers' Market this afternoon

The final Tuesday session of the Logan County Farmers' Market will be held today, beginning at 3 p.m. It is located in the UK Ag Pavilion behind the Logan County Extension Office. This is the 22nd straight Tuesday of the market. Customers will be able to find a mixture of summer and fall vegetables and fruits for sale. The final day to use Senior Vouchers is Saturday morning. They can't be accepted at home markets.



Oct 26, 2020

Already very ill, Larry Forgy contracts COVID-19

Sen. Alice Lynn Forgy Kerr has asked for prayers for her brother and fellow Lewisburg High School graduate Larry Forgy, who has been diagnosed with COVID-19. Kerr told The LoJo last week that the Lexington attorney has been in poor health most of this year and was in intensive care last week. His wife Fran died 10 days ago. Forgy, 81, is a former vice president of the University of Kentucky and a member of Gov. Louie Nunn’s cabinet in the 1960s. He was the Republican nominee for governor in 1995, narrowly losing to Gov. Paul Patton.  



Oct 26, 2020

Auburn Blood Drive set Friday

A Blood Drive for the Auburn Community will be held at New Friendship Baptist Church’s Fellowship Hall this Friday, Oct. 30, from noon-6 p.m. You can schedule an appointment at 1-800-RED Cross (1-800-733-2767). This is the last Auburn visit until Jan. 22.



Oct 23, 2020

Cougars win at Calloway 14-6

The Logan County Cougars built a 14-6 lead at Calloway County in an important district game and then held throughout the second half. Coach Todd Adler's team is 3-2 overall and 2-0 in the district. Chris McGinnis of WRUS reports that the win clinched the top seed in the district playoffs for LCHS, which has another district game remaining next Saturday (Halloween) at noon at Hopkins County Central.



Oct 21, 2020

Tickets available for Cougar road game via App

From Logan County High School Athletic Director Greg Howard: The following link to Gofan will allow you to purchase tickets for Friday's football game at Calloway County: https://gofan.co/app/events/101132  



Oct 19, 2020

Logan exceeds 700 confirmed COVID-19 cases

By adding 21 new confirmed cases between Friday and Monday, Logan County surpassed the 700 plateau of COVID-19 cases Monday. According to the Barren River District Health Department, Logan's numbers grew from 692 Friday to 713 Monday. Since 583 who has the virus have recovered and 30 others have died, Logan now has 100 active cases. The peak had been expected because the coronavirus is ramping up all over the United States and a number of local families went on vacation to other states during fall break.



Oct 17, 2020

Chandlers cookbook features recipies from local favorites

Chandler’s School is having a cookbook sale. These will be pre-order. The Chandler’s School Cookbooks are $10 each and will include a short history of the school and over 300 recipes including cafeteria recipes from Eva Sanders, Helen Ashby and Audrey Webb. Cookbooks will also include recipes from Sheriff Stephen Stratton, Jailer Phil Gregory, Judge Logan Chick, former magistrate Jo Orange, tax official Sue Carol Marshall, the late Vivian Neagle and Dr. Paul Kerr.  These are a wonderful collection of recipes submitted by alumni, students, staff, family members, community members & some of the school cafeteria “favorite recipes” from years ago. All proceeds go to purchasing outdoor picnic tables through the Chandler’s PTO. Contact Chandler’s School at 270-542-4139 for ordering information. Cookbook orders will be in before Christmas & can be delivered locally upon request. Orders are due Monday, Oct. 27.



Oct 16, 2020

Cougars shocking Hoptown 17-0 at half

With their second quarterback of the season down with an injury, the Logan County Cougars have turned to a pair of highly experienced and versatile seniors to run their offense, and it's paying off beautifully. With Wyatt Blake and Anthony 'Rooster' Woodard sharing quarterbacking duties, the Cougars have piled up 225 yards total offense while the defense has held the Hopkinsville Tigers to 18 total yards on the way to a 17-0 lead at intermission. Blake has run for 118 yards and a touchdown and has thrown a 47-yard touchdown pass to Woodard. Another senior, Zach Yates, is joining the offensive line in blocking effectively for the runners. And a fourth senior, Luis Arvelo, has kicked two extra points and a 22-yard field goal. The game is being played at LCHS and being carried live on WRUS' many platforms.



Oct 16, 2020

Football teams in action tonight

The Logan County Cougars (1-2), who have played only one game in the last three weeks because of the coronavirus, entertain district rival Hopkinsville (2-1), at 7 p.m. tonight in an important district game. The Russellville Panthers (2-2) are heavily favored on the road at Caverna (0-4), which is losing by an average of 54-10. The Cougar game will be carried live over WRUS (104.9 FM, 610 AM and on the internet). The RHS game will be recorded and aired on WRUS Saturday shortly after 1 p.m.



Oct 15, 2020

Hometown Manor holding Pumpkins Decorating Challenge

Hometown Manor Assisted Living in Russellville is holding its first Pumpkin Decorating Challenge. Entries are not due until next Friday, Oct. 22, but participants should register with Melinda Page by this Friday, Oct. 16, at 270-427-8969. After the decorated pumpkins are brought in, the residents of Hometown Manor will vote and the winners announced on Monday, Oct. 26.



Oct 9, 2020

FFA Alumni to grill during Farmers' Market Saturday

Agricultural products at their very best will be available Saturday morning at the Logan County Extension Office/UK Ag Complex when the FFA Alumni grilling team is in action along with the Logan County Farmers' Market. The Farmers' Market runs in the back pavillion while FFA will be turning out delicious meat sandwiches and sides in drive-through fashion. At the Farmers' Market, customers can choose from pumpkins, gourds, turnip greens, tomatoes, peas (both shelled and whole), greenbeans (both broken and whole), peppers, squash, sweet potatoes, cucumbers, jellies and preserves, sunflowers, and great eats from The Bread Lady. The Farmers' Market begins at 7:30 a.m. and the FFA Grill at 8.



Oct 9, 2020

Panthers impressive in 41-29 win

Leading by only five points three times, the Russellville Panthers were impressive in a 41-29 win at Edmonson County Friday. Trailing 9-0 early in the second quarter, Coach Mikie Benton's team scored 21 points in the second quarter and another 20 in the second half to run its record to 2-2. Javori Gamble rushed 13 times for 228 yards and 3 touchdowns on runs of 80, 55 and 7 yards. Chevis Elliott sped for a 75-yard touchdown when the Panthers really needed it. Quarterback Lennon Ries threw a touchdown pass to Jaquis Todd and bulled his way in to the end zone with the clinching touchdown. Dustin Brown kicked five conversions and boomed several punts and kickoffs. The defense made several impressive stands, including withstanding a successful Wildcat onside kick to start the second half. The Panthers rushed for 372 yards, compiled 444 yards total offense, and held the Wildcats to 257 total yards.



Oct 9, 2020

Panthers lead Wildcats 21-9 at half

After managing only 11 yards total offense in the first quarter and trailing 9-0 early in the second quarter, the Russellville Panthers piled up 219 yards and 21 points in the second quarter to take a 21-9 lead into the intermission at Edmonson County Friday. Jovari Gamble ran for an 80-yard touchdown on the first RHS play of the quarter and for a 7-yard score on the last play of the half. Jaquis Todd caught a 12-yard TD pass from Lennon Ries in between. Dustin Brown kicked all three conversions. The Panther defense held the Wildcats to 27 yards in the second quarter and 81 for the half. John Brett Reynolds & Chris McGinnis are calling the game live on WRUS (104.9 FM).



Oct 9, 2020

No Cougar game tonight

Logan Athletic Director Greg Howard has announced that no opponent could be found to come to Cougar Field tonight following Madisonville-North Hopkins' cancellation Thursday. He says ticket payments via phone app are being refunded, but it may take up to 10 days. This is the second straight week the Cougars have been idled by COVID-19 News.



Oct 8, 2020

M-NH cancels Friday's football game with Cougars

From LCHS Athletic Director Greg Howard: Logan County High School was informed by officials at Madisonville North Hopkins early Thursday evening that due to their county going in red they would not be able to play us tomorrow night. Our football staff is still looking for an opponent for tomorrow night if possible. We will keep everyone posted. Refunds through GoFan will be worked out and communicated to our fans.



Oct 2, 2020

Injury-plagued game goes to Glasgow

Each team lost of one of its best players, but Glasgow's star had helped the Scotties build a lead at Logan County Friday on the way to a 19-11 win. Glasgow quarterback John Carter Myers, who has spent much of his life living in Logan County, threw a 45-yard pass to set up a Scottie touchdown, one that he scored himself on a 10-yard run. He then made a huge tackle on Logan's Maurice Gordon. But Myers was injured early in the second quarter and didn't return to the game. Defensive standout Jacob Moore scored a Cougar safety to make the Glasgow lead 7-2 at halftime. Then Cougar star defender Zack Yates, who was the team's Defensive Player of the Year as a sophomore and who had carried the ball most in the first half, suffered a chest injury early in the third quarter and sat out most of the second half. Sophomore quarterback Corbin Rayno in his first start completed five passes to Rooster Woodard for 100 yards and a touchdown.



Oct 2, 2020

Russellville's football game postponed

Although The LoJo has not been notified, reports are that Fulton County has postoned tonight's game against visiting Russellville because of COVID-19 concerns. The game will need to be played at a later date, since it's a district contest.



Oct 1, 2020

Drive-Thru Flu Vaccine Clinic set for Logan Oct. 15

The Barren River District Health Department is hosting Drive-Thru Flu Vaccine Clinics. Vaccines are free with insurance, and $30 without insurance (cash or check only). No appointment necessary. The one in Logan County will be held Thursday, Oct. 15, from 9 a.m. until vaccines run out. The site will be the Logan County Extension Office.



Oct 1, 2020

Concerned Citizens holding yard sale

Concerned Citizens of Logan County are holding a yard sale this weekend, starting today. Concerned Citizens headquarters is located on East Fifth Street in Russellville. Executive Director Dorris Vick expects the sale to last through Saturday. Funds raised will be used for the group's charitable outreaches.



Sep 29, 2020

Cougars' game at F-S changed to home game with M-NH

From Logan County Athletic Director Greg Howard: "Logan County High School is announcing another change in our varsity football schedule. Friday, Oct. 9, was a scheduled away football game at Franklin-Simpson. We will now play a HOME district game vs. Madisonville-North Hopkins on that date. That kickoff will be at 7 p.m.



Sep 28, 2020

Hoptown game postponed, Cougars to host Glasgow

From Logan County High School Athletic Director Greg Howard: "LCHS is announcing we will not be playing Hopkinsville this Friday as scheduled. This game will be rescheduled at a later date. We will, however, be hosting the Glasgow Scotties with kickoff at 7 p.m.GoFan will be the app LCHS uses to sell tickets. We will open up general admission ticket sales tomorrow at noon. Simply open up the GoFan app and search for Logan County High School. Tickets will go fast as they are limited.

"We encourage fans to show up early to be screened and to complete the Covid Attendance Form. We also encourage those in attendance to bring chairs to sit on the track and enjoy the game. Remember there are NO RE ENTRY, outside food or drink. and no pets allowed on campus."

 



Sep 28, 2020

WIC Vouchers expire after Tuesday's Farmers' Market

The final session of the Logan County Farmers' Market at which young families can use their WIC vouchers is this Tuesday, Sept. 29. WIC Vouchers have been issued to some young mothers by the health department. Senior Vouchers will still be in effect until the end of October. Summer vegetables as well as fall foods and decorations are available at the Farmers Market. Tuesday sessions are from 3-5:30 p.m. and Saturday sessions run from 7:30 a.m.-noon.



Sep 27, 2020

Lady Panthers win 2nd soccer match

Jasmine Kennedy scored two goals to lead the Russellville Lady Panthers to a 3-1 win over Butler County Sept. 17. Emily Stapleton scored the other goal, and Anastasia Dowlen added an assist. The win ran Goalkeeper Aliyah Kennedy turned away four of the Lady Bears’ shots on goal. Coach Eric Evans’ Lady Cougars ran their record to 2-2 on the young season. The Lady Panthers will host Logan County in the Clash of the Lady Cats Tuesday night.



Sep 23, 2020

RHS to welcome state champs, star QB to Rhea

The Somerset Briar Jumpers come to Russellville Friday as the defending Class 2A state champions, having beaten Mayfield in last year's state finals. The year before, they lost in the state semifinals to the eventual state champion. Quarterback Kaiya Sheon led Coach Charles Lucas' team to those consecutive lofty heights, passing for over 3,200 yards and 28 touchdowns last year. He has piled up over 6,000 yards of total offense the last two seasons, helping the Briar Jumpers win 22 of their last 24 games. And he's coming to RHS Friday! Somerset will play a Russellville team with a new sense of confidence, having knocked off a Franklin-Simpson program which almost always beats them last week. Panther quarterback Lennon Ries looked very good himself in that game against an F-S program which has been in the Class 4A state finals three of the last four years. Game time is 7 p.m.



Sep 19, 2020

Panther Soccer overwhelms AC-S 8-2

Three Russelville soccer players—Avery Flener, Dustin Brown & Dalton Gilbert—each scored two goals as the Panthers dominated Allen County-Scottsville Thursday 8-2. Brown, who also kicked well in the RHS Football win over Franklin-Simpson the following evening, also had four assists with Flener adding one. Jeremiah Smith & Cameron Lewis also scored a goal. Goalkeeper Nick Bollenbecker stopped five of seven Patriots shots-on-goal. Coach Jeramy Rust’s Panthers (2-3) play at Logan County (0-3) Tuesday.



Sep 18, 2020

Panthers get huge win, upset Franklin 14-12

The Russellville Panthers pulled off the biggest win of the Mikie Benton Coaching Era to date Friday, knocking off visiting Franklin-Simpson 14-12. The defense--led by Chevis Elliott, Josh McMurry, Colby Williams and Javari Gamble--held the Wildcats to 93 rushing yards and 182 overall. Gamble had runs of 37, 26 and 37 yards on his last three carries, helping quarterback Lennon Ries lead the winning offense. Josh Todd anchored the Panther lines. Dustin Brown kicked the winning points and kept the Cats backed up with his punting. This was the Panthers' first win over Franklin in seven years and only their fifth in 20 seasons.



Sep 18, 2020

Panthers lead F-S 14-12 entering final quarter

The Russellville Panthers are 12 minutes away from their first victory over Franklin-Simpson since 2013. With quarterback Lennon Ries directing the offense on both the ground and the air, the Panthers have ground out repeated first downs. The defense has been tremendous throughout. Chevis Elliott pulled off an interception and a fumble recovery on consecutive F-S possessions, scoring on the fumble recovery. The other Panther touchdown came on a 33-yard run by Jaquis Todd, a basketball standout who is playing football as a senior. Dustin Brown has kicked both extra points and has been punting well.



Sep 18, 2020

Panthers leading Gators with new quarterback

Sophomore Corbin Rayno is now quarterbacking the Logan County Cougars in their game at Greenwood following a first-quarter injury to senior starter Braxton Baptiste. After a 14-14 tie at the end of the first quarter, the Cougars took the lead in the second quarter on a Rayno pass to Anthony 'Rooster' Woodard. The Cougars led 21-14 at the intermission.



Sep 18, 2020

Cougars at Greenwood, Panthers host F-S tonight

Both the Russellville Panthers and the Logan County Cougars face tough competion tonight in the second week of high school football. Coach Todd Adler takes his Cougars to Bowling Greenwood to face the Greenwood Gators. Coach Mikie Benton's Panthers are at Rhea Stadium to take on the school they have played most often, the Franklin-Simpson Wildcats. Both games kick off at 7 p.m., but RHS will observe Senior Night beginning at 6:30 on Ken Barrett Field. John Brett Reynolds and Chris McGinnis will broadcast the game live on WRUS from the newly renovated pressbox, the facelift courtesy of the Russellville Alumni Association. Zack Woodall & Ben Brown will record the LCHS game for airing Saturday, beginning at 1:05 p.m.



Sep 16, 2020

Early vocational school principal Maurice Grayson dies

Maurice Grayson, 88, who was principal of Russellville Area Vocational School in its early years, died Sunday in Hopkinsville. The Lewisburg High School graduate also worked for lumber companies designing homes and buildings. He was a founder of Eastside Baptist Church in Russellville and served on the board of directors of Kentucky Education Television. Among his survivors is his wife of 67 years Zettie Grayson. His death comes soon after the funeral of his sister-in-law, Lewisburg matriarch Thelma Grayson.



Sep 15, 2020

Auburn School has four staff members test positive

Superintendent Paul Mullins has announced four members of the Auburn School faculty/staff have tested positive for COVID-19 in the last few days. Second graders and preschoolers have been told to stay home for the time being while quarantines are in effect. Central Office Administrator Ben Kemplin has been working with the Logan County Health Department to notify affected families.



Sep 15, 2020

Lady Cougar soccer plays against COVID-infected athlete

From Logan County Superintendent Paul Mullins: LC Athletic Director Greg Howard was notified late Monday afternoon by Warren County Schools of a student athlete (soccer) who tested Positive for COVID-19. According to the information they provided us, the young lady played 10 minutes or less in the match against Logan County. After consulting with local health officials and district personnel, there wasn’t a need to quarantine our team or any individual players. All student athletes/parents were contacted by school officials Monday evening to make them aware of the situation.    


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