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Sep 22, 2017

Both local teams win football games

Both the Logan County Cougars and Russellville Panthers won football games Friday. Earning a running clock on the first play of the fourth quarter, Coach Todd Adler's Logan County Cougars got a district win at Hopkins County Central to run their record to 6-0 entering their bye week. The Russellville Panthers came from behind on Jacob Naylor's long pass and run tp Devin Quarles in the fourth quarter to beat Murray 28-21 at Rhea Stadium. RHS is now 4-2 entering district play. The Russellville-Murray game can be heard at 2 p.m. Saturday on all of WRUS' platforms.



Sep 22, 2017

Land of Logan teams leading at halftime

Both teams from the Land of Logan built substantial leads in the first half of games on Friday night. The Russellville Panthers led visiting Murray at homecoming 20-7. Details are not yet available.
The defense dominated as the visiting Logan County Cougars were ahead of Hopkins County Central 19-0 at the intermission. Defensive Coordinator Derek Jackson saw his unit hold the Storm to 27 yards total offense in the first two quarters. Caden McKinnis & Curtis Shelton blocked punts with Nate Woodall scoring on the second recovery. The Cougar offense was sluggish but still gained 157 yards. Landon Thomas & Dylan Penick ran for touchdowns. Quarterback Tyler Ezell completed 4 of 6 passes for 60 yards and ran 6 times for 52 yards, including consecutive carries for 29 and 17 yards on the second TD drive.
The Cougars added another TD early in the third quarter on a 27-yard pass from Ezell to Kelby Epley.




Sep 21, 2017

John Logan Dockins coaching winning football in Alabama

Not only is his high school alma mater undefeated at the midpoint of this football season, but so is the team John Logan Dockins is helping coach in Montgomery, Ala. Dockins is the offensive coordinator for the Alabama Christian Academy Eagles, who are ranked fifth in the state in Class 4. The Eagles, who are averaging over 40 points per game, ran their record to 5-0 with a win over the previously ranked number six team last week. Dockins was the starting quarterback for the Logan County Cougars for four years, including the last LCHS team to make the playoffs. Dockins graduated from Faulkner University in Spring 2015, after playing four years for the college's baseball team. His degree is in Sports Management with a minor in Biblical Studies. In addition to football, he is the head JV basketball coach and he teaches middle school Bible. He and the former Savannah Burns were married this summer.



Sep 20, 2017

Former RHS shop teacher Bob Armstrong dies at 83

Former Russellville High School industrial arts teacher Robert 'Bob' Armstrong died this week in Bowling Green. He taught 'shop' at RHS from the late 1960s into the '80s. He had a dry sense of humor and was beloved by both students and fellow faculty members. Funeral services will be conducted Friday, Sept. 22, at 1 p.m. at J. C. Kirby and Son Lovers Lane Chapel in Bowling Green. Visitation will be Thursday from 4-8 p.m. at the funeral home and 11 a,m. Friday until time of services. Burial will be in Bowling Green Gardens.



Sep 16, 2017

Darden gets start for WKU against La Tech

Former Russellville star CoCo Darden earned his first start in the defensive backfield for the WKU Hilltoppers this evening. According to The LoJo's Trey Turner, Darden made a big play early in the game against Louisiana Tech, one of the teams given the best chance of ending Western's two-year run as Conference USA champion. Darden has already had an eventful early season. It made the news when Coach Mike Sanford announced at a late summer practice that Darden has been awarded a scholarship. His phone call home to share the news is touching. Then last week, Darden was one of the players featured on ESPN's Game Day in a segment on former walk-ons who are now on scholarship.



Sep 15, 2017

Panthers come from behind for third win

Russellville's Hunter McDowell, who had kicked so effectively against Logan County a week ago, struggled early at Trigg County, missing a field goal and a conversion. But Coach John Myers showed faith in him late in the game. McDowell kicked a 26-yard field goal with 3:38 remaining to clinch Russellville's 23-14 win over the Wildcats. After the RHS defense stopped the Cats on downs at the Panther 8, Javeren Robey broke loose up the middle for a 92-yard touchdown run that gave the Panthers a rare lead in the second half. Other Panther scores had come on a 55-yard interception return by Xavier Evans and a 21-yard run by quarterback Jacob Naylor. The Panther defense held the Wildcats to 74 yards total offense in the second half. The Panthers were without injured players Edward Barber, Teon Morris and Jaquis Todd. Both teams are now 3-2.



Sep 15, 2017

Cougars win big, run record to 5-0

Whether your number of choice is five or six, the Logan County Cougars remain on a roll. Coach Todd Adler's team led 20-0 at the half before winning 32-6 over visiting McLean County on Homecoming. The win was the sixth in a row for the Cougars, including 5-0 to start the 2017 season. A recorded replay of the game will be aired on WRUS at 2 p.m. Saturday.



Sep 15, 2017

Work planned on Deer Lick Road next week

Road work is planned next week in North Logan. From the Kentucky Transportation Department's Wes Watt: KY 107 Deer Lick Road (mile point 1.160 to 3.83) – Crews will be performing various work activities. Motorists should anticipate a one lane roadway controlled by flaggers.



Sep 14, 2017

Westerfield and Petrie holding town hall meeting on pensions

State Senator Whitney Westerfield (R-Hopkins-ville) announced on Wednesday a public town hall meeting in Logan County for all state workers regarding Kentucky’s growing pension crisis. Sen. Westerfield will be joined by State Representative Jason Petrie (R-Elkton).
On Monday, Aug. 28, the PFM Group gave its final presentation to the General Assembly’s Public Pension Oversight Board, offering its recommendations on how to best address the problem.
The Kentucky General Assembly and Governor Matt Bevin will consider PFM Group’s recommendations and craft a plan that will be implemented in a special session.
Your elected officials want your input in crafting the final plan.
WHO: State Senator Whitney Westerfield State Representative Jason Petrie WHAT: Town Hall Meeting on State Pensions WHEN: Friday, Oct. 13, 5:30-7 p.m.  WHERE: Logan County Extension Office 



Sep 12, 2017

Cougars and Panthers both ranked 10th in state

For what is believed to be the first time ever, the Logan County Cougars and the Russellville Panthers are both ranked in the top 10 in their football class in the state by the Associated Press. In fact, both are ranked 10th. Coach John Myers’ Panthers were ranked seventh in Class 1A last week but dropped three spots following a 28-21 loss to the Cougars Friday. No other Class A team west of Louisville received a vote. Coach Todd Adler’s Cougars, who are off to a 4-0 start, are tied for 10th in Class 4A with Bourbon County, the school they beat in the state basketball finals 33 years ago. A big dropoff followed to number 12 Scott. Also ranked in the top 10 in 4A are number six Franklin-Simpson and number eight Allen County-Scottsville. Hopkinsville, which is in Logan’s district, is ranked 21st.



Sep 11, 2017

Trail of Tears theme of Pastfinders' meeting

From David Guion: The Southern Ky Pastfinders' regular monthly meeting will be held on Saturday, Sept. 16, at 7 p.m. at the Logan County Public Library. This month's speaker will be William Turner, who is the official historian for Hopkinsville and Christian County. Mr Turner's program will be on The Trail of Tears, an historical event which still impacts the cultural heritage of our nation today. You won't want to miss this very informative program. Our programs are free to the public, so don't let history be a mystery, and come learn with us.



Sep 10, 2017

Cougar soccer to honor vets Monday

From Logan County Athletic Director Greg Howard: The Logan County Boys Soccer team will be honoring all veterans, active military, and  first responders this coming Monday, Sept. 11. All active military personnel, veterans, and first responders will be admitted free at the Russellville Recreational Complex into the 7 p.m. match against Barren County, in honor of their commitment to serve their community and their country. A ceremony honoring these fine men and women will take place just before the game. Come join in and help us celebrate their courage and efforts to protect us all.



Sep 8, 2017

Both Clash of the Cats teams have winning records

Tonight's Clash of the Cats at Rhea Stadium marks the first time in 12 years that both teams come into the game with winning records. Coach Todd Adler's Logan County Cougars are 3-0 and Coach John Myers' Panthers are 2-1. The last time that happened was in 2005. Both were 1-0 after Coach Lee Proctor's Cougars beat Butler County 13-6 and RHS won 40-7 over Muhlenberg South. Myers' Panthers (his second team at RHS) won 40-14, ending a four-year win streak by Proctor's teams over the Panthers. LCHS has won only one Clash since then, when Coach Dain Gregory's Cougars beat Myer's Panthers 35-7 on Oct. 26, 2012.



Sep 8, 2017

Logan Middle softball beats F-S again


An early lead helped the Logan County Middle School Lady Cougars defeat Franklin Simpson Middle School 7-1 on Thursday. LCMS scored on a triple by Shelby Gettings and a single by Kayleigh Sweeney in the first inning. Gettings earned the win on the mound for LCMS. She went five innings, surrendering one run and four hits, striking out nine, and walking one. The Lady Cougars collected nine hits. Gettings and Hailey Burgess each collected multiple hits for LCMS. Gettings and Emerson McKinnis each drove in two runs to lead Coach Taylor Proctor's team.



Sep 7, 2017

Brea Croslin to visit University of Illinois officially this weekend

When Coach Todd Adler's undefeated Logan County Cougars (3-0) play Russellville (2-1) at Rhea Stadium Friday, his wife and daughter won't be there. Instead they will be in Champaign-Urbana, Ill., on Brea Croslin's official softball visit to the University of Illinois. Brea is a sophomore at LCHS and will play her sixth season this spring as a varsity starter, two at RHS and four at Logan. Croslin has already been recruited by the University of Kentucky. She will be accompanied this weekend by her mom, Dedra Adler, a teacher at LCHS who was head girls basketball coach at Russellville for several years. They plan to listen to the Clash of the Cats on the WRUS radio app. WRUS will carry the game live, beginning with a 6:30 pregame show. A replay will also be aired at 2 p.m. Saturday. Meanwhile Brea and her mom will be busy Saturday. Part of the official visit will be attending Illinois' home football game at 7 p.m. Saturday. The Illini opponent? The WKU Hilltoppers, who are favored to beat the Big Ten school.



Sep 4, 2017

Time changed for Tuesday Farmers Markets next two months

The time is changing for the Logan County Farmers' Market on Tuesdays during the final two months of the season. Beginning this week, the market will run from noon to 2 p.m. on Tuesdays. The past three months it lasted until 4 p.m. The Saturday time of 7:30 a.m. to noon remains unchanged. The market is located in the UK Ag Pavilion behind the Extension Office.



Sep 4, 2017

Third Bell to have thumb surgery Tuesdays

One key to Logan County's early success in football has been the play of some newcomers who have known success in other sports, such as Third Bell, Kelby Epley, Koby Wall and Dylan Penick. However, Bell, who has known success in both basketball and baseball, has suffered an early season injury that has put his football career on hold. According to Coach Todd Adler, Bell will undergo extensive surgery on his thumb at Vanderbilt University Hospital Tuesday. His return to action this season is questionable.



Sep 2, 2017

Cougars earn running clock at Breck

When Dontavius Blann caught his second touchdown pass of the game from Tyler Ezell with 9:40 remaining in the third quarter at Breckinridge County, the Logan County Cougars had earned a running clock against the Tigers. Logan led 38-0 at that point. Coach Todd Adler then pulled Ezell, who had totaled over 200 yards in the first half, from the game. Logan plays at Russelllville next week.



Sep 2, 2017

Cougars lead 32-0 midway through second quarter

The Logan County Cougars took a 32-0 lead at Breckinridge County with 8:10 remaining in the second quarter tonight. Quarterback Tyler Ezell has thrown touchdown passes to Dontavius Blann and Kelby Epley, run for another touchdown, and run for one conversion and passed for another. Watch The LoJo for more details as the game progresses.



Sep 2, 2017

Panthers beat Butler County on running clock

On their way to their second win of the season, the Russellville Panthers returned to their old form Saturday afternoon, coasting to a victory via running clock. Coach John Myers' team beat Butler County 43-0 on the road. Watch The LoJo for more details.



Sep 1, 2017

Cougar football game moved to Saturday evening

Logan County's football game at Breckinridge County has been postponed until Saturday at 7 p.m. (Central time), Athletic Director Greg Howard has announced.



Sep 1, 2017

RHS football game moved to Saturday afternoon

The Russellville Panthers' football game at Butler County has been moved from tonight to Saturday afternoon at noon, WRUS has announced. Plans have been for the station to carry the Logan County at Breckinridge County game live Friday night and the Panthers' game on delay Saturday.



Sep 1, 2017

All 225th birthday activities canceled

All activities planned for the 225th birthday party for Logan County have been canceled, WRUS is now reporting The First Families gathering from 3-5 p.m. and the formal program beginning at 5:30 were still to be held until a decision was made to cancel everything as rainfall neared eight inches. For more information about the celebration see a story on The LoJo under August News Articles.



Sep 1, 2017

Schools, library closed, county birthday activities curtailed

 Logan County and Russellville schools are closed today along with Head Start and the Logan County Public Library as flash floods dominate the area. WRUS reported at 7:15 a.m. that over 7.5 inches of rain had fallen since the early evening Thursday with more in the forecast. Additionally many activities planned for the 225th birthday party for Russellville have been canceled. The First Families gathering from 3-5 p.m. and the formal program beginning at 5:30 will still be held, WRUS says.



Aug 31, 2017

Logan football games cancelled tonight

Tonight's Logan County football games--the middle school at home and the freshmen at Hart County--have been cancelled because of the forecast of heavy rains and potential flash floods, Athletic Director Greg Howard has announced.



Aug 30, 2017

Auburn Senior Center dance set

Ron Cooke and the Folks band will play at the Auburn Senior Center Dance Saturday, Sept. 9, from 6-9 p.m.



Aug 25, 2017

Cougars win with ease for third straight victory

Leading all the way, the Logan County Cougars doubled up on visiting Muhlenberg County 36-18 Friday to run their record to 2-0 this season and win their third straight game. Details are not yet available, but the game has been recorded and will be broadcast on WRUS on air, internet and app, beginning at 2 p.m. Saturday.



Aug 25, 2017

Defense, Barber lead Panthers past Fort Campbell

Ed Barber rushed for 160 yards and scored 3 touchdowns while the defense held visiting Ft. Campbell scoreless until the final three seconds of the game, as Coach John Myers' Russellville Panthers beat the Falcons 20-6 Friday. Sophomore Xavier Evans intercepted 3 passes, including one in the end zone to stifle a great scoring chance for the visitors; one of his picks was called back. Damon Hales ran a reception 45 yards to the 1-yard line to set up one score. He finished with 85 yards on 14 carries. Jacob Naylor completed 5 of 10 passes for 102 yards. Anthony Woodard and Devin Quarles caught two each. Hunter McDowell kicked two conversions. The Panthers finished with 278 yards on the ground and 102 in the air for a 380 total. Denan Buchanan scored the Falcons' TD on a 14-yard run on the way to 84 yards on 20 carries but was injured on the play.



Aug 25, 2017

Med Center Health acquires Orthopedics Plus

Orthopedics Plus, which has been providing physical therapy in Russellville most of this centry, is now part of Med Center Health, the parent company of the Medical Center in Bowling Green. Jase Pinerola, who founded the company, will become vice president of physical rehabilitation services for the ever-growing health care corporation. In addition to Russellville, Orthopedics Plus also has locations in Elkton, Morgantown, Bowling Green, Scottsville, Brownsville and Hart County. The Russellville branch has been located since 2011 in Cambridge Place near the offices of Dr. Thad Wells and Trevor Coe and is not far from Sol Azteca.



Aug 24, 2017

Calvin Head named head coach for BGH Lady Purples

Three months after he completed his third year as Russellville High School athletic director and girls basketball coach and his second year as Lady Panther softball coach, Calvin Head is now head coach of Bowling Green Lady Purples basketball. New BGH Athletic Director Mark Spader made the announcement Thursday. Head replaces highly successful Lady Purple coach Lavonda Johnson, who was fired early this summer after 10 of the best seasons in BGH girls basketball history. Head had previously resigned his RHS positions and was a teacher and assistant athletic director at BGH. One of Johnson's assistants last year was former Lady Panther star Chloe Elam. Head is a graduate of Todd Central High School where he was head boys basketball coach and head softball coach before coming to RHS.



Aug 23, 2017

Cougar football game Friday to support student with cancer

From Logan County High School Athletic Director Greg Howard: Logan County Cougar football will play host to Muhlenberg County this Friday. This will be the Cougars' home opener. The Cougars will be having a "White Out" night.  This game will be in honor of Trevor Hesson, a classmate who is currently undergoing treatments for cancer. "White Out" tee shirts will be sold this week for $10. The proceeds from tee shirts and other donations will be given to him and his family to help with medical expenses.  Please help the Cougars "white out" the stands on Friday night. Tee shirts will be available for sale at Logan County High School. Please see Dedra Adler, Coach Greg Howard or Jay Campbell for details. To make donations or other inquiries please text Windy Thurston at 270-893-6018.#teamtrevor #cougarpride



Aug 22, 2017

Rosemary and Chris annual concert set Thursday

The annual summer concert featuring entertainers Chris Kramer and Rosemary Cundiff-Brown will be held this Thursday evening at the Logan County Extension Office with the doors opening at 6 p.m. and the musical program beginning at 7 p.m. Kramer is a minister at Northside Church of Christ in Russellville. Cundiff-Brown, an accomplished photographer, speech coach and professional singer/ actress in the Louisville area, is a graduate of Logan County High School. Tickets are $12 per person. In addition to admission, a ticker entitles the holder to a dessert bar and beverages, along with a silent auction. For tickets call 270-726-3801, 270-726-3787 or 270-725-5741. The event is sponsored by the Logan County Republican Executive Committee. Proceeds will benefit the Scholarhip Fund.



Aug 21, 2017

Gettings, McKinnis lead Logan Middle softball win

Logan County Middle School Softball defeated Butler County 1-0 last week. Shelby Gettings earned the win for the Cougars. She pitched five innings, allowing no runs. Emerson MckKnnis led the Lady Cougars offensively with an RBI triple.



Aug 20, 2017

Russellvlle airport offering unobstructed scientific view of eclipse

Russellville Logan County Airport welcomes the public to the airport during Monday’s solar eclipse from 11 a.m.-3 p.m.. The airport will host a research event related to the eclipse. Suzanne Weaver Smith, director with NASA Kentucky and programsdirector for the University of Kentucky Unmanned Systems Research Consortium, and a team, plan to launch three to four research balloons as part of the NASA Eclipse balloon project to live-stream video of the Eclipse and conduct additional science experiments along the entire path.  They will also be conducting multiple drone flights for capturing weather and atmospheric effects during the eclipse. Bring a chair and proper eye protection for an unobstructed view of the 2017 great American eclipse at the airport.



Aug 18, 2017

Cougars roar ahead 27-0 on way to 42-24 win at Butler County

The debate will rage this week over whether Logan County's defense or its running game was better in the Cougars' season opener Friday. What is a certainty: The Cougars are undefeated on the season. Coach Todd Adler's team jumped out to a 20-0 halftime lead and a 27-0 lead early in the third quarter on the way to a 42-24 win at Butler County to start the 2017 season. Sophomore Gary Hardy rushed for 273 yards and three touchdowns on just 13 carries. He scored first on an 87-yard run early in the game and later in the half on a 1-yard run after speeding for 68 yards to get the ball into that position. His 48-yard run three minutes into the fourth quarter sealed the win. Sophomore quarterback Tyler Ezell ran for over 100 yards and threw a touchdown pass to junior Kelby Epley. Anthony Dancer also scored. Caden McKinnis led a fired-up defense.



Aug 18, 2017

High School Football season begins tonight

The 2017 high school football season opens tonight with both teams from the Land of Logan going on the road. Coach John Myers' Russellville Panthers will play in a doubleheader showcase at Glasgow against the host Scotties, one of their oldest rivals. The game should begin about 8 p.m. Coach Todd Adler's Logan County Cougars are headed to Butler County. This contest will be carried live on WRUS, both on air and on the internet. The RHS game will be aired at 2 p.m. Saturday. Both teams are coming off positives at the end of their last seasons. The Panthers went 12-2 and reached the state Final Four for the second straight season. The Cougars ended a long losing streak with a high-scoring rout of Todd Central to close out their campaign.



Aug 17, 2017

Russellville Ready session for seniors and community offered

Russellville Junior/Senior High School will hold a meeting for seniors and their families to become “Russellville Ready” Tuesday, Aug. 22, from 5:30-7 p.m. at the RIS Tech Center on 7th Street (brick building located at the Rhea Stadium parking lot). The goal is to gain input and provide an overview of the “Russellville Ready” Initiative, a program to measure senior students at RHS in three important readiness areas: college, career, and citizenship. Community members, business leaders, parents, and students are invited to participate in this informative and involved session. Refreshments will be provided. Those who cannot stay for the entire 90-minute session, should feel free to arrive when they can and leave as needed.



Aug 17, 2017

Trio of new ads appear on The LoJo

Three new advertisements made their debut on The LoJo today. They are banner ads from Tim Haley Realty & Auction and Lewisburg Banking Company plus a button ad for First Southern National Bank. Check them out and please support our advertisers who make this news-filled, name-filled publication possible.



Aug 13, 2017

Both Logan Middle football teams shut out Mustangs

The Logan County Middle School Cougars won a hard-fought football season opener Thursday, defeating the Muhlenberg County Mustangs 6-0 in 2OTs. In what was a defensive battle. The Cougars were able to break the scoreless tie in the second overtime on a 15-yard pass from Wyatt Blake to Brennon Long. The Cougars were led in Rushing by Blake with 52 yards and receiving by Long with 40 yards. The Cougar defense held Muhlenberg County to only 60 yards of offense and forced two turnovers, including an interception in the end zone by Colton Pendleton in the second overtime. The Cougars' 7th Grade team also picked up a victory, winning 8-0. The only touchdown came on an Ethan Stratton run from 11 yards out and the 2-point conversion was completed from Corbin Rayno to Zane Batten, The Middle School Cougars will host South Hopkins Middle on Tuesday night at Cougar Stadium. Craig Bristow is head coach.



Aug 12, 2017

Mosier and Collier shut out Trigg middle softball

On opening night the Russellville Middle School Lady Panther Softball team defeated the Trigg County Wildcats 8-0. A’miyah Collior and Addie Mosier pitched a combined no hitter. Mosier recorded the win while striking out one and allowing no hits in two innings pitched. Collier finished off the Wildcats ,striking out five and allowing no hits in two innings. Collier, Lilly Newman, Madison Penrod, Akiah Bell, Jaylah Kees and Mosier recorded hits. Mosier lead the Panthers with 2 RBIs. Ryan Davenport is the head coach of both the middle and high school teams.



Aug 11, 2017

Logan Middle softball beats F-S

Logan County Middle School Softball defeated Franklin Simpson 3-2 Thursday. Shelby Gettings earned the win for the Cougars. She pitched five innings, allowing two runs, one hit, striking out seven, and walking one. Emerson McKinnis and Kayleigh Sweeney each drove in one run to lead the Cougars. Taylor Proctor is the new coach with Gary Gettings assisting.



Aug 10, 2017

Ryan and Larry Craig to share Al Smith Award

A journalist who lives in Russellville and his late uncle who worked in Russellville are co-recipients of the prestigious Al Smith Award for journalism and community service. The late Larry Craig worked for Smith as an editor in Al Smith Communications. Ryan Craig is a former writer at a Logan County newspaper Smith moulded into one of the state's best before selling it. Ryan is a former executive director of the Logan County Chamber of Commerce. He and his wife Jenni live in Russellville while owning and operating the Todd County Standard. Watch The LoJo for more details.



Aug 10, 2017

Jackson's Orchard ends 2017 Logan stops

Jackson's Orchard will not return to Russellville today with peaches for sale. The growth of the fruit has slowed considerably, meaning the supply is not suficient to make the trip. A limited number of boxes were in the truck last week and the peaches were sold out in a few minutes. The popular agri-business has been setting up at the Kentucky Wonders Garden Market most of the summer, as it has for several years.



Aug 8, 2017

Rep. Petrie to hold town hall meetings soon

Rep. Jason Petrie, who represents Logan and Todd counties in the Kentucky House of Representatives, will hold town meetings the next few days. He will be at the Auburn Senior Center on Wren Wood Drive this Thursday at 3 p.m. and at Lewisburg Elementary School Friday, Aug. 18, at 4:30 p.m. His constituents are encouraged to attend.



Aug 3, 2017

Russellville Blood Drive next Monday

The American Red Cross Blood Drive this Monday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Russellville from 12-6 p.m. To schedule an appointment, they can call 270-725-7241.



Aug 3, 2017

New Adairville assistant principal named

Jonathan Stovall is the new assistant principal at Adairville Elementary School, Principal Kristina Rice has announced. From Scottsville, he has several years of teaching experience from second to sixth grade and coaching/mentoring experiences in elementary and middle school grades. "He has a heart dedicated to students and to being a servant leader," Rice says. He and his wife Ashley, who teaches in the Franklin-Simpson schools, are the parents of twin daughters. Mr. Stovall replace Ben Bruni, who is now principal of Russellville JR/SR High School.



Aug 2, 2017

Jackson's Orchard to be in Russellville Thursday

Jackson's Orchard of Bowling Green will make one of its final visits to Logan County Thursday at Fellowship Church of Christ across from the old Logan County Hospital. The truck loaded with peaches and apples usually arrives at noon and leaves about 2 p.m. Sometimes peaches sell out more quickly. Turner Valley Produce will also be there with tomatoes, cucumbers, already shelled peas and more vegetables. The final Kentucky Wonder Garden Market is expected to be next Thursday.



Aug 2, 2017

Logan schools to use non traditional instruction day during eclipse

From Logan County Schools Superintendent Paul Mullins: After much consideration we will utilize a NTI day on Aug. 21 and NOT have students in school that day (Eclipse Day). It’s a tough decision to make because there are so many wonderful learning opportunities that could take place that day. However, safety of students and staff always comes first and with our emergency services being stretched and with all of the unknowns for that day I must err on the side of safety.  



Aug 2, 2017

LCHS Alumni Soccer Games set Saturday

The Logan County High School Boys and Girls Alumni Soccer Game will be played Saturday, Aug. 5. The girls will play at 5:30 p.m. and the boys at 7:30. The 2017 soccer players will be introduced. No admission will be charged. Grilled pork chop sandwiches and other concessions will be available.



Aug 2, 2017

Lady Cougar Volleyball decorates entrance to its gym

From Logan County High School Athletic Director Greg HowardThe 2017 version of the Lady Cougar Volleyball team took time out from the “grind” of practice to pose for a picture. The Lady Cougar parents, coaches, and players are enjoying taking part our school-wide “Cougar Pride” theme and installed window dressings at the aux gym. Not only do they look cool but send a message about all of us working together to create “Cougar Pride” all across our campus.


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