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Dec 11, 2017

Megan Lindsey Fulcher named WKU Scholar of the College

A 2014 graduate of Logan County High School was named one of 13 Scholars of the College at Fall Commencement at Western Kentucky University Saturday. Megan Lindsey Fulcher was one of just three honorees from the College of Health and Human Services, along with Ogden Scholar Kelly Burgess of Franklin, Tenn. and JoAnna Tinnell of Shepherdsville. Now a Registered Nurse working at the Medical Center, she is also a graduate of the Mahurin Honors College. She is the daughter of Lisa and Roger Lindsey and the wife of Troy Fulcher, all of Logan County.

Dec 11, 2017

LCHS cheerleaders win multi-state region, headed to nationals

From Logan County High School Athletic Director Greg Howard: Our LCHS Cheerleaders took 4th place Saturday in Lexington at the State Championships and followed that up with a 1st place at Cape Girardeau, Mo. Sunday in the UCA Regional Boothel Classic. The girls have now qualified to compete at Nationals in Orlando. Congratulations on two great days of competition."

Dec 10, 2017

Adairville School planning before holiday break attire

Adairville School is planning a week of holiday garb wearing days, starting Monday, leading up to the break. See the type of garments designated for each day on the attached flier.

Dec 8, 2017

FSNB hosting Love Lights a Tree Dec. 20

From Debbie Robbins of First Southern National Bank: Come by FSNB Dec. 20 for refreshments and a ceremony honoring or remembering the ones that have touch our lives and have been impacted by cancer. A Christmas tree will be set up at First Southern National Bank's on the square location, and for each donation made, an ornament will be attached to the tree naming the person being honored or remembered. All proceeds benefit the American Cancer Society.

Dec 7, 2017

The deGraffenried Chorale will be in concert Sunday with the theme "My Heart Rejoices." It will begin at 2:30 -.m. at the United Methodist Temple in Russellville. Mary Beth Dowden is the director and Susan Fox the accompanist.

Dec 7, 2017

Farmers Market Christmas Craft Sale this weekend

Some of the vendors from this year's Logan County Farmers' Market will present the Farmers' Market Christmas Craft Sale this weekend in the building attached to the pavilion at the UK Ag Complex. Hours are 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday. Allie Robertson of Allie's Arts & Crafts and Debbie Britt of She Sells Pearls are the organizers. Robertson says, "We will have Breads, Rolls, Crafts, Jewelry, and Finger Foods to eat with coffee and drinks to enjoy!! Lots of gifts for your Christmas shopping!"

Dec 6, 2017

Panthers, Cougars and Lady Cougars win Tuesday games

Both Logan County basketball teams and the Russellville Panthers were winners in Tuesday night games.Coach Rex Booth's Panhters won at Warren East 66-62. Coach Finley Baird's Lady Cougars romped over Ohio County 62-40, and Coach Lonnie Mason's Cougars edged visited Ohio County 82-80. The two boys teams are a combined 5-0, all against good competition. Watch The LoJo for more details.

Dec 5, 2017

Tonight not only marks the first games to be aired on WRUS of the Russellville Panthers and Lady Panthers under new head coaches Rex Booth and Shannon Booth, but it also will the first on-air sportscasting for Brennan McGinnis, who has been serving as announcer for Panther games at Jim Young Gymnasium. He will work with his brother, WRUS general manager Chris McGinnis. The RHS teams will be playing at Warren East and Countdown to Tipoff will begin at 5:45 p.m. The regular Voice of the Panthers, John Brett Reynolds, his on something of a paternity leave following the birth of his and wife Kasey Reynolds' first child. Chris McGinnis says the station will simulcast a pair of district doubleheaders Friday. Logan County's teams, which entertain Ohio County tonight, will go to Franklin-Simpson and RHS will head to Todd Central.

Dec 1, 2017

EPB board meeting date changed

The Russellville Electric Plant Board's December Board of Directors meeting has been rescheduled from Thursday, Dec. 14. to Tuesday the Dec. 12 at 5 p.m.  If you have any questions regarding the change, please call the office at 270-726-2466. 

Nov 30, 2017

Live Nativity in Lewisburg

The annual Live Nativity Scene in Lewisburg sponsored by the Cumberland Presbyterian Church there will be staged this week on Main Street. Hours will be from 5-9 p.m. Thursday through Saturday. Church members will wear costumes and animals will be part of it. refreshments will be served at the church.

Nov 28, 2017

WRUS to begin basketball broadcasts Friday at LCHS

From Chris McGinnis: WRUS coverage of high school basketball begins Friday night as Logan County hosts Russell County in a girl-boy varsity double header. Zack Woodall & Ben Brown will bring you every exciting secondm beginning with the Countdown to Tip-off at 5:45 on 610 WRUS, wrusam.com and the WRUS mobile app.

Nov 28, 2017

Water line break closes LCHS, causes cancellation of games

Tonight's scheduled basketball doubleheader at Logan County High School against girls and boys teams from Edmonson County has been cancelled, according to Athletic Director Greg Howard. A water line break caused students to be dismissed at 11:45 a.m. today, and the games had to be cancelled. This would have been the season opener for Coach Finley Baird's Lady Cougars. Coach Lonnie Mason's Cougars won their opener Monday at Warren East.

Nov 27, 2017

Cougars beat East in OT to start season

The Logan County Cougars got the local high school basketball season off to a good start Monday by winning on the road. Coach Lonnie Mason's team beat Warren East 59-52 in overtime. Watch The LoJo for details.

Nov 27, 2017

Cougars open 2017-18 local basketball schedule tonight

The varsity 2017-18 basketball season in the Land of Logan begins tonight when Coach Lonnie Mason takes his Logan County Cougars to Warren East for a junior varsity-varsity doubleheader. Both girls teams make their debuts Tuesday night when Coach Shannon Booth is the bench boss for the first time and Coach Finley Baird leads her Lady Cougars into action for the first time in four years not as the defending district champions. The Lady Panthers will be at Warren Central while the Lady Cougars will join their male counterparts in entertaining Edmonson County at the LCHS gym. Coach Rex Booth doesn't open his first season as head coach of the Panthers until Friday when RHS plays host to Allen County-Scottsville, which also has a new coach in Nick Chaykowsky.

Nov 24, 2017

Basketball Clash of the Alumni Cats Saturday evening

Former boys basketball players from Logan County and Russellville high schools will Clash Saturday at RHS for fun and to raise funds for both high schools' basketball programs and for the Givin' Back youth development program. Older alumni will play in the first game, beginning at 6 p.m., and more recent graduates will clash in the second game. Coach Lonnie Mason and Billy Joe Coleman are organizing the Cougar alumni while coaches Jae Allison, Phil Todd and Ryan Davenport are working with the former Panthers.

Nov 24, 2017

Women in Business Christmas Craft event set Dec. 6

From Logan Chamber Director Karen Logan: Ladies! Come out to The LOFT in Downtown Russellville at 280 E 4th Street on Dec. 6 for the Women in Business Christmas Craft! Between 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m., you will enjoy a delicious menu, catered by It's a Southern Thing Catering, and create a beautiful hymnal wreath to take home with you! Lunch is included in the ticket price of $25! Be sure to RSVP to the Logan County Chamber! (270) 726-2206. 

Nov 23, 2017

Retired Teachers Christmas Luncheon Dec. 13

The Russellville/Logan County Retired Teachers will have their Christmas luncheon meeting on Wednesday, Dec. 13, at 11:30 at Crittenden Drive Church. All retired teachers are invited. Please come and bring a unwrapped $10 toy for a boy and girl or monetary gift to be donated to Bro. Joe’s Family Christmas. Make reservations by calling Karen Milliken at 270-726-9717270-647-0065 or email at rlcrta@gmail.com.

Nov 20, 2017

Ben Brown will not seek reelection as PVA

Logan County Property Valuation Administrator Ben Brown announced on WRUS' Feedback Monday morning that he will not seek another term as PVA in next year's elections. A graduate of Olmstead High School, Brown became PVA in 1994, succeeding his great uncle, Karl Dawson, who had served in that capacity for over 40 years. He has been elected every four years since. Brown and his wife, the former Sandra Eggleston, have four daughters. He told Don Neagle of WRUS that he wants to travel and concentrate more on farming. According to Logan County Republican chairman Barry Kennedy, the deadline for taking the eligibility test to hold the office passed last Saturday.

Nov 18, 2017

Russellville Christmas Open House Downtown set Sunday

From Chamber Director Karen Logan: The Logan County Chamber of Commerce would love to see you at the Christmas Open House Downtown on Nov. 19 from 1-5 p.m. Come out and enjoy the spirit of the season with shopping, refreshments, music, and more from local businesses. Downtown merchants in Russellville will be decorated for the season and open to the public for Christmas cheer. Programs with a listing of all participating businesses and a map will be provided to the public on this day.


Nov 18, 2017

Logan County cheerleaders win regional championship

From Logan County High School Athletic Director Greg Howard: Congratulations go out to our cheerleading squad, as they became KHSAA Regional Champions today! These girls compete in the Super Large Division. We are excited for the team and Coach Thomas Landrum. On to State!

Nov 17, 2017

Fort Negley expert to tell about Christmas in the trenches

The Southern Kyentucky Pastfinders' last regularly scheduled meeting for 2017 will be Saturday, Nov. 18 at 7 p.m. at the Logan County Public Library. The speaker will be Krista Castillo, Museum Coordinator for Fort Negley Park in Nashville. Ms. Castillo’s program is entitled “Santa Claus in the Trenches.” In her program, Ms. Castillo explores not only how soldiers, civilians, and slaves spent the holiday, but also how our modern day interpretation of Christmas emerged from an era of conflict and war. The program is free and the public is welcome.

Nov 17, 2017

Christmas in November craft show set Saturday and Sunday

The Christmas in November Craft Show has been held the weekend before Thanksgiving for 16 years, most of them at the Russellville Recreation Center (old armory) on Winter Street by the Post Office. What makes this one stand out is that everything offered is handmade by the people manning the booths--no reselling of bought items! It will be held Saturday from 9-5 and Sunday from 1-5.

Nov 17, 2017

Mac Johns retiring as Todd County Attorney

Mac Johns, who is nearing completion of his seventh term as county attorney for Todd County, announced at a recent meeting of Todd Fiscal Court that he will not seek an eighth term in that office, according to Ryan Craig of the Todd County Standard. He served as an assistant prosecutor in both the county and commonwealth attorneys offices beginning in 1982 before being elected county attorney in 1990, a position he has held ever since. A 1975 graduate of Russellville High School, Johns is the son of Harold Ray and Sue Johns of Russellville and the brother of Russellville agribusinesswoman Marsha Orndorff. At the same meeting, Todd County Judge/Executive Daryl Greenfield and County Clerk Kim Chapman also announced they will not seek reelection. Both will complete their second terms in 2018.

Nov 16, 2017

Candlelight Service at Red River to follow Schochoh Christmas Parade

After the 2 p.m. Schochoh Christmas Parade on Sunday, Dec. 3, t.he Christmas Candlelight Service at the Red River Meeting House will begin at 4 pm. Bro. Michael Edwards will be the speaker. There will be dulcimer music with Derek Guyer and family singing. Richard Moore at (270) 539-6528 is the contact person.

Nov 16, 2017

Chamber Member Breakfast set for Logan Memorial Friday

The Logan Chamber Member Breakfast will be hosted and sponsored by Logan Memorial Hosptial Friday morning from 7:30-8:30. Nominations and voting for board members will be held, according to Interim Director Karen Logan.

Nov 16, 2017

Naylor, Schultz named RHS Athletes of Month for October

Volleyball player Katelin Schultz and quarterback Jacob Naylor have been named Russellville High School Athletes of the Month for October and received awards from Lewisburg Banking Company. Shown, from left, are Mandy Beasley of LBC, Athletic Director Kyle Yates, volleyball coach Debbie Elliott, Schultz, Naylor, Assistant Principal Carlos Quarles, and Daniel Pardue of Lewisburg Banking Company.

Nov 15, 2017

Lisa White says Dec. 3 CharacterWorks celebration to be her last

As she announced an upcoming CharacterWorks celebration, local founder Lisa White also said she is retiring from the Russellville Schools and is giving up CharacterWorks leadership. CharacterWorks will hold its Citizens of Character recognition Dec. 3 at Crosslands Church from 2-3:30 p.m. Students from both Logan County and Russellville City Schools will be recognized for exhibiting exemplary character each day at school. Teachers will nominate one student from each classroom in grades K-8. White says, "This is my last year as CharacterWorks director, given that I am retiring and will not be working in Logan County.  Sandra Bollenbecker has agreed to take over this responsibility. " White has moved from Russellville High assistant principal to Stevenson Elementary principal to Central Office adminstrator while leading CharacterWorks. A former teacher in the Logan County system and now teaches at RHS.

Nov 15, 2017

Russellville Blood Drive set Dec. 4

From Louise Parker: The Russellville Community Blood Drive will be Monday, Dec. 4, from 12-6 p.m.. It will be at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. If you would like to schedule an appointment,, you may call 270-725-7241. Blood is critically needed! We need over 40 units of blood to meet our goal. Please help by giving! 

Nov 12, 2017

The Russellville High School Beta Club quiz bowl team (Austin Coursey, Benjamin Slack, Adam Williams, and Matthew Wilkerson) received first place at their district competition in Bowling Green on Nov. 3. Assistant Coach Donna Wilkerson says, "A couple of these guys are alumni from the team that went to the national convention in New Orleans as Jr. Betas a couple of years ago and finished and finished as national quiz bowl runners-up." Overall, the club finished 2nd out of 14 schools.

Nov 11, 2017

RHS band members named All District

From Russellville High School Band Director Brian Brown: Congratulations to the following students on their All-District auditions Saturday. Here are the results. Ashlee Gilbert - 9th chair flute, Lucy Wilkinson - 2nd alternate flute, Kyran Williams - 1st chair tenor sax, Adam Williams - 9th chair trumpet, Austin Coursey - 2nd alternate trumpet, Brandon Johns - 2nd chair Euphonium, & Zach Baker - 3rd chair euphonium.

Nov 10, 2017

Family Christmas Radiothon on WRUS today

The annual Bro. Joe's Family Christmas Radiothon & Telethon will be aired on WRUS today from 1-5. This from Chris McGinnisThe number to make a pledge or donation during the event is (270) 542-TOYS...that's (270) 542-8697! You can listen to 610 WRUS,www.wrusam.com or the WRUS Radio mobile app. You may also watch on EPB SmartTV 3. We have nearly 8000 "likes" on the WRUS page, if everyone gave $2, imagine the impact we could have on this community.

Nov 10, 2017

At 8:30, this morning, Don Neagle will talk on WRUS radio with Dale Sanders, 82, who recently became the oldest man to walk the 2000 miles-plus of the fame Appalachian Trail. He also has been the oldest man to travel in a canoe the entire length of the Mississippi River among his many adventures. An Olmstead area native, Sanders left Logan County over 60 years ago and spent much of his adult life in the U.S. Navy. He is the brother of Judy Sanders Silvey and has been involved in fundraising and awareness raising of Juvenile Diabetes in honor of her granddaughter, Anna Silvey.

Nov 8, 2017

Schochoh Christmas Parade set Dec. 3

From Jennifer Moore: Come join us for the annual Schochoh Community Center's Christmas Parade on Sunday, Dec. 3 at 2 p.m. with the theme "My heart is always in Schochoh." There will be FREE BBQ after the parade along with an auction. Vendors are welcome to set up a booth in front of the Community Center. If you need more information or have a question,.please just ask Jennifer Moore at 270-772-1245, MaryLynn Davenport at 270-847-0081 or Teresa Morrison at 270-847-7566.

Nov 8, 2017

Cornist to play volleyball for Evansville

Logan County High volleyball player Kerra Cornist will sign to play collegiate volleyball for the University of Evansville at a public ceremony Monday, Nov. 13, at 5:45 p.m. in the school's Commons Area. she has been a big contributor to the success of the LCHS volleyball program throughout her high school years.

Nov 4, 2017

Well received 12 Angry Jurors runs again tonight, Sunday afternoon

From Director Larry Vaught: Off to a great start for this weekend's classic drama "Twelve Angry Jurors". I was certainly pleased with our first performance...but got a lot of feedback from others that were very impressed! We have only TWO MORE SHOWS for this wonderful cast...TONIGHT, Saturday at 7:00 and a matinee Sunday at 2:00. Don't let this opportunity pass to feel the drama as a man's fate is in the balence. See you at the Historic Logan County Courthouse Theater tonight for "Twelve Angry Jurors."

Nov 3, 2017

Panthers shell Fort Knox 41-8 to advance in playoffs

After a scoreless first quarter, the Russellville Panthers blasted through Fort Knox's defense for 41 points and beat the Eagles 41-8 in the first round of the Class 1A playoffs Friday at Rhea Stadium. Coach John Myers' team (7-4) now advances to the regional semifinals at Campbellsville next week. The home teams in Class 1A's first region were overwhelmingly dominant Friday. Three of them won by shutouts, and the average score for the four romps was 52-2. In addition to their own game Friday, the Panthers have a vested interest in the other contest involving Bethlehem at Crittenden County. If the Panthers win, they would have to go to Crittenden County again if the Rockets are victorious, but if Bethlehem wins at Marion, the regional finals would be in Russellville Nov. 17.

Nov 3, 2017

Cougars unwind running clock before halftime in playoffs opener

The Logan County Cougars could have panicked when they trailed visiting Warren Central 12-7 on a second Central touchdown pass midway through the first quarter in the opening round of the Class 4A playoffs Friday. Instead they went to work. By the time the Dragons ran their next offensive play, they found themselves trailing 28-12. It began when Reggie Powell took the ensuing kickoff 83 yards for the go-ahead touchdown. Two onside kickoffs by Logan's Tristan Blake were recovered by teammate Gary Hardy. Quarterback Tyler Ezell, who had thrown two interceptions, scored twice on running plays, Hardy was running hard and well, Chandler Silvey caught four passes for 85 yards, and freshman Lucas Arevalo kicked the first six extra points. Dontavious Blann and Silvey each caught touchdown passes. Silvey's came with 19.6 seconds remaining in the half. That made the score 48-12, and the clock started running. Freshman Maurice Gordon added a touchdown early in the rapidly moving fourth quarter. Coach Todd Adler's Cougars (11-0) will entertain Hopkinsville in next week's regional semifinals.

Nov 2, 2017

Don Neagle to celebrate 80th birthday in the WRUS airchair Friday

A fixture in Logan County life and culture, Don Neagle, will celebrate his 80th birthday Friday. Where? Where else? He will be broadcasting in the early morning hours on WRUS, where he has been on the air for 59 years. A few things have changed over the years. In addition to being heard at 610 AM on the traditional airwaves, his lovely white locks and beard will be visible for five hours on the Electric Plant Board's SmartNet TV while his programs will be available around the world on smart phones and the internet. Television had been invented when he started working at WRUS. Cablevision, smart phones and the internet would wait a while.

Nov 2, 2017

Both home playoff games Friday to begin at 7 p.m.

Both high school football teams from the Land of Logan will play at home Friday to start the KHSAA playoffs, and both games will begin at 7 p.m. District 4A champion Logan County will entertain winless Warren Central in an attempt to raise its record to 11-0 and its win streak to 12 games. District 1A runner-up Russellville (6-4) will entertain Fort Knox (3-7). The Logan game will be carried live on WRUS with the RHS game on delayed recording Saturday at 2 p.m.

Nov 1, 2017

Daniel Roberts and his Astros learn what kind of ring they earned tonight

Dr. Daniel Roberts and his fellow Houston Astros will know after tonight's World Series Game 7 in Los Angeles what kind of ring they'll be wearing for the foreseeable future. The Astros and the Dodgers are deadlocked at three games each going into tonight's winner-take-all finale on Channel 17. Roberts, who is part of the varsity training staff for Houston, knows he will at least be fitted for an American League jewelry, but a win tonight ups the value of the ring considerably.

Oct 31, 2017

Thad Key to be inducted into RHS Alumni Sports Hall of Fame

From Greg Owens in The R Club: The RHS Alumni Association Athletic Hall of Fame committee is pleased to announce the 2018 inductee will be 1998 graduate Thad Key. As a member of the 13th class to be inducted, he was the senior leader on Coach Phil Todd's first regional championship basketball team in 1998. An all round athlete, Thad was named to the Courier Journal All State Team in '98 and was the 400 meter State Champion as a member of our track team in '96. He scored 1,521 points in his career, ranking him in the top 10 all time at RHS. He played on Kentucky Wesleyan's 2001 National Championship team. He also played football, baseball and soccer for the Panthers. Induction ceremonies will be Jan. 26, 2018. 

Oct 30, 2017

Logan County Athletics conducting coat drive Friday

From LCHS Athletic Director Greg Howard: Logan County Athletics would like to announce a coat collection on Friday, Nov. 3. The LCHS Ambassadors will be set up outside the gates collecting coats for the needy. Please get the word out about this worthy cause. We have many families in our community that would love to have a coat to keep them warm. Look through your closets and find a coat or two that are slightly used and bring them next Friday. Our athletes and coaches care about their community and want to help. This will be one of several community projects the athletic department will be involved in. Thanks to Ms. Jama Richardson and our wonderful ambassadors!

Oct 29, 2017

Hendricks, Johnson qualify for state cross country

Two Logan County runners qualified for the state Class 3A cross country meet by their performances in the regional meet at Green County High School Saturday. John Hendricks ran a strong fourth, coming between team champion South Warren's second, third and fourth place finishers. Hendricks ran a 16:56.99. Meredith Johnson placed 16th in the girls division with 22:04.94. Coach Joe Dan Laster's Cougars placed seventh overall and his Lady Cougars were eighth.

Oct 27, 2017

Cougars whip Todd 34-6 to finish 10-0

The Logan County Cougars dominated the fourth quarter on the way to a 34-6 win over visiting Todd Central Friday to cap a 10-0 undefeated regular season. Coach Todd Adler was able to let some of his seniors play different roles late with lineman Joseph Peterson and linebacker Curtis Shelton scoring touchdowns. Gary Hardy, Tyler Ezell and Carson Bradley led the rushing attack, and Ezell was 7 of 11 passing for 74 yards. The Cougars will entertain Warren Central to start the playoffs next week.

Oct 27, 2017

Cougars leading but Panthers trailing at halftime

After the first half was scoreless until very late, the Logan County Cougars scored two quick touchdowns just before halftime to lead visiting Todd Central 12-0 at the intermission. If Coach Todd Adler's team can hold on to the lead, the Cougars will finish the regular season with a 10-0 record. Franklin-Simpson began its first four drives at Russellville's 33, 10, 32 and 39 yard lines and scored on three of them. The Wildcats lead RHS 34-6 at the half. The Panthers got their score on a 75-yard run by Jacolbie Mason with 4:11 remaining in the second quarter. The Panthers managed only 73 yards total offense in the half because of rushing losses. Quarterback Jacob Naylor was 0 for 6 passing. Franklin didn't try a pass.

Oct 27, 2017

Cougars now only undefeated team in Class 4A

The Logan County Cougars hopefully are just a week away from entering the Kentucky High School Athletic Association playoffs as the only undefeated team in Class 4A in the state. Last Friday while Coach Todd Adler’s Cougars were whipping Calloway County to go to 9-0, Meanwhile defending state champion Johnson Central lost its first game of the season to Ashland Blazer, a team which the Golden Eagles beat 51-0 in last year’s playoffs. The other one-loss team is Wayne County, which Johnson Central also beat 51-0 in last year’s semifinals. Johnson Central is 59-6 over the last five seasons. Logan County doesn’t have credentials like that, but it does have Class 4A’s only unblemished record before 7 p.m. Oct. 27. A recording of the game will be aired on WRUS Saturday at 2 p.m.

Oct 26, 2017

WRUS to air interviews with LCHS and RHS basketball coaches Saturday

From WRUS' Chris McGinnis: High School basketball practice has begun, and WRUS is partnering with EPB of Russellville to bring you a preview of our four local teams! This Saturday morning at 10, Finley Baird & Lonnie Mason, and Russellville Jr/Sr High School Coaches Shannon Booth Rex Booth, along with players from all four teams, will be live on WRUS and EPB SmartTV3. We will discuss the coming season, the returning players and new faces looking to make an impact in the 13th District. Tune in, logon wrusam.com or the WRUS app, or watch on EPB SmartTV3!

Oct 25, 2017

Greenwood ends Logan volleyball season

The 2017 volleyball season ended for the Logan County Lady Cougars Wednesday evening in the regional tournament at Warren East. Regional favorite Geenwood swept Logan 25-13, 25-14, 25-20 to advance to the regional finals.

Oct 25, 2017

Trio of key Cougars out with serious injuries

Last week's 49-11 win over Calloway County proved costly for the Logan County Cougars. Coach Todd Adler says that two of them are out for the season and the third is weeks away from playing. Anthony Dancer, who played a number of roles including punter, has a both torn ACL and meniscus; surgery is scheduled next Thursday, Nov. 2. Dylan Penick, a kick returner and running back, also has a torn ACL and will undergo surgery Halloween Day, Tuesday. Rugged defender Ethan Steenbergen doesn't need surgery but has a "bad sprain" and is out three to five weeks. If he misses just three weeks, he would be ready for the regional championship game, if the Cougars can reach that stage. Penick, who was the starting pitcher for the Cougars' in last spring's regional championship game, is the second key baseball player to be hurt in football. Third Bell underwent thumb surgery early in the season. The Cougars play Todd Central on Senior Night Friday with the goal an undefeated regular season.

Oct 25, 2017

Lady Cougar standout to miss rest of volleyball playoffs

Logan County volleyball goes into tonight's regional semifinals without one of its most potent weapons. Junior Karrah Cron injured her knee in a physical education class, tried to play in the regional opener Monday night, and injured it more severely going for a ball in the Lady Cougars' win over Russell County, Her mother, Kim Cron, says, "Karrah will have surgery to repair a torn ACL, MCL and to fix the meniscus."

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