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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."

Oct 24, 2017

Lady Cougars drown Lady Lakers to advance to meet Greenwood

After sweeping Russell County 25-13, 25-12, 25-12 in the opening round of the Fourth Region Tournament Monday, the Logan County volleyball team will meet a familiar foe Wednesday night. Coach Steven Lyne’s Lady Cougars (23-14) will face Greenwood (32-2) at 6 p.m. in the semifinals at Warren East. Greenwood and Logan have compiled the best records of consistency in the region over the past 15 seasons, beginning when Logan won in the 2003 regional semifinals. Ever since they have squared off in most regionals somewhere along the way. Greenwood won their only previous encounter this season in straight games. Logan has won eight straight matches in the last two weeks, including taking the championship with five sweeps in the Toyota of Hopkinsville Western Kentucky Smack Down. The Lady Cougars have won 19 straight games in that eight-match win streak.

Oct 23, 2017

Daniel Roberts to be in the World Series dugout this week

For the first time since Denny Doyle was the second baseman for the Boston Red Sox in 1975, a Logan Countian will be in a World Series dugout this week. Dr. Daniel Roberts is a key member of the training staff for the American Legion champion Houston Astros, who eliminated the New York Yankees in Game 7 this weekend. Roberts, an Adairville native, is a 2001 graduate of Logan County High School. He received his physical therapy education at Eastern Kentucky University and East Tennessee State University. He worked as the Astros' minor league rehabilitation coordinator before moving to the big leagues. Roberts kept the books for the Logan County Cougars in his first three years of high school and then played for Coach Ethan Meguiar's Cougars in his senior season.

Oct 23, 2017

Services set for agribusinesswoman Sylvia Thacker

Funeral services for Sylvia Turner Thacker will be held at Schochoh Church of Christ Tuesday at 11 a.m. She was the matriarch of one of the biggest farming operations in Logan County during part of the late 20th century. She and her husband, Al Thacker, and her late father, Albert Turner, founded T&T Farms in Schochoh on the family farm where Albert and his siblings had been raised. In addition to farming thousands of acres, they ran a large trucking operation and grain bins. They also were among the first involved in agricultural commodities futures. Among her many survivors are her son, Al Thacker Jr., and her daughters, Karen Thacker and Bonnie Wimpee. Visitation is at Gilbert Funeral Home in Franklin today from 4-8 p.m. and from 6-8 a.m. Tuesday before it starts at the church at 9 a.m.

Oct 23, 2017

Logan football game tonight postponed

Tonight's Logan County High School Junior Varsity Football game has been postponed until Thursday, Athletic Director Greg Howard has announced.

Oct 23, 2017

Marching Cougars earn berth in state 4A semifinals

Saturday the Logan County Cougar Marching Band competed in the KMEA Class 4A-West Regional. The Cougar Band placed 8th, and this has qualified them to advance to the KMEA Class 4A State Semifinals event this coming Saturday at South Oldham High School.  The Cougar Band will be performing at 12:45 p.m. (EST). Director David Dayton’s band started the regular season by sweeping first place honors at Franklin-Simpson in Class 4A, Color Guard and Percussion. Placing highly in more events followed, leading to postseason success.

Oct 21, 2017

Lady Cougars to open volleyball region Monday against Russell County

The Logan County Lady Cougars will open play in their 17th straight regional tournament Monday against 16th District runner-up Russell County (16-12) at 6:30 p.m. at Warren East High School. Logan, which has gone to region as district champion 15 straight seasons and 16 of the 17, has a 22-14 record, which is the second highest win total among teams remaining in the Fourth Region. If Coach Steven Lyne’s team wins Monday, the Lady Cougars will most likely meet their annual regional fellow powerhouse Greenwood (31-2) in Tuesday’s 6 p.m. semifinal. The championship match will be played at 6:30 Wednesday.

Oct 20, 2017

Rockets edge Panthers for district title

Russellville came up a point short of forcing overtime and let the Class 1A district championship and home field advantage slip away 22-21 at Crittenden County Friday. The Panthers trailed 22-13, but scored on a 67-yard run by Javaren Robey and a two-point conversion by Jacob Naylor to pull within a point early in the fourth quarter. Russellville had a couple of chances to take the lead, but couldn't convert a pair of fourth down plays. Turnovers and penalties cost RHS. Russellville will host Fort Knox in the playoffs in two weeks but probably won't be home again after that until the state semifinals, if they can come back to win the region.

Oct 20, 2017

Cougars earn running clock, remain undefeated

Earning their second running clock of the season, the Logan County Cougars finished 4-0 in their Class 4A District Friday by blowing out visiting Calloway County 49-11. Coach Todd Adler's team is now 9-0 and can wrap up an undefeated regular season next week against visiting Todd Central. A year ago this weekend, the Cougars were carrying the weight of a 42-game losing streak before crushing Todd at Elkton. You can hear the call of the Calloway game by Andy and Zack Woodall on WRUS Saturday at 2 p.m.

Oct 20, 2017

Local superintendents to speak at press conference

Region 3 Kentucky School Boards Association superintendents and board members will hold a press conference on Monday, Oct. 23 at 5 p.m. at Warren East High School. The purpose is "to inform school leaders and community members about how each aspect of the governor's pension reform proposal will specifically impact classrooms, schools, school districts, and the long term quality of our communities across the Commonwealth. " Among the speakers will be Logan County Superintendent Paul Mullins and Russellville Superintendent Bart Flener along with Butler County Superintendent Scott Howard, a former Lewisburg Middle School basketball coach.

Oct 20, 2017

Cougars have & Panthers seek home field advantage throughout playoffs

Regardless of what happens tonight against winless Calloway County or next week against Todd Central (6-3 after a win over Butler County last night), if the Logan County Cougars (8-0) go on the road to play football again in 2017, it will be in the state championship game at Kroger Field in Lexington. The Russellville Panthers (6-2) need a win tonight at Crittenden County (4-4) to guarantee themselves similar status. Both play in Region I, District 1 of their classifications, and this is a year for odd numbered districts and regions to be hosts. As champions of those districts, they have the tiebreaker against anyone else whom they would play, all the way through the state semifinals. More than likely, Logan will host winless Warren Central in two weeks while RHS would take on winless Caverna. Waiting in the wings for LCHS will be Franklin-Simpson after either Warren East or Allen County-Scottsville, all talented teams. No other Class 1A team west of Louisville besides Russellville is ranked in the state.

Oct 19, 2017

LCHS archery practice to begin

From Coach Tina Lynch: Logan County High School Archery will begin practicing on Nov. 13 in the High School Auxiliary Gym. Practices begin at 6 p.m. and the archers should be there no later than 5:45 p.m. There is a required parent meeting on Oct. 26 in the Auxiliary Gym. This meeting will begin at 6p.m. and will not last more than an hour. Archers should also attend this meeting. Sports Physicals can be turned in at the parent meeting, but must be turned in before practicing.

Oct 18, 2017

Lady Cougars win 15th straight district volleyball championship

When the Logan County Lady Cougars beat both Todd Central and Franklin-Simpson to win the 13th District Volleyball Tournament Tuesday, eye-popping streaks continued. It was their 15th district championship, 16th straight regional berth, 110th straight district match win, and 246th consecutive game won. They have not lost a district championship since 2002, a match since Aug. 17, 2004 and a district game since Sept. 11, 2004. In fact, they are 252-3 in games against Russellville, Todd and F-S since the 13th District was created in 2003. Coach Steven Lyne’s team outscored their two opponents in the district tournament 150-57. Franklin-Simpson beat RHS 25-16, 25-22, 25-12 in the opening round.

Oct 17, 2017

SKYCTC offering Admissions Fair Wednesday

A SKYCTC Admissions Fair will be held Wednesday at the Main Campus, which is located on Loop Street adjacent to the Warren Central High School football field. Prospective students can meet with Admissions to learn all about SKYCTC and receive instant feedback on their status and discuss all Financial Aid options. Please bring all your transcripts, GED and test scores. Admissions and financial aid staff will be on hand to answer any questions.

Oct 17, 2017

Lady Cougars win to advance at region

With Hannah Goss scoring both goals, Braiden Baptiste firing an assist, and Carlie Alvis allowing only one goal as she tended the net, the Logan County Lady Cougars beat Glasgow 2-1 Monday in the Girls 4th Region Soccer Tournament. Coach Barry McReynolds' team will play Bowling Green at 5:30 this afternoon at South Warren High School.

Oct 16, 2017

South Russellville Bypass to open soon

The South Russellville Bypass will open in early November, Kentucky Department of Transportation Spokesman Wes Watt reports. The Bypass begins at U.S. 68-80 near the Freeland automobile dealership across the four-lane from the North Bypass, which has been open throughout the 21st century. The section between the Bowling Green and Franklin roads has been open for a few years. The road will now extend across the Nashville and Orndorff Mill roads before intersecting with U.S. 79 (the Clarksville Road) near Russellville High School. It joins the North Bypass at that juncture, creating an entire circle around Logan's county seat.

Oct 15, 2017

Both Logan soccer teams to play in region at 5:30 Monday

Both Logan County soccer teams, which lost close matches in the 13th Dstrict Tournament finals last week, will play in the regional tournament at 5:30 p.m. Monday. Coach Barry McReynolds' Lady Cougars (5-9) will go against 15th District runner-up Glasgow (9-11) at South Warren. The winner gets Bowling Green(12-3-1) at 5:30 Tuesday. Coach Eric Evans' Cougars (7-10-1) will play at the same time Monday against 15th District runner-up Clinton County (8-10-1) at Greenwood. The winner will go against Warren Central (19-1) at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Oct 15, 2017

Jr. Pro basketball evaluations set Thursday

From Coach Ryan Davenport: This Thursday, Oct. 19 the Russellville Jr. Pro Basketball league will have player evaluations. 6&7 year old evaluations will be from 5-6; 8&9 and 10&11 year old evaluations will be from 7-8 at the Stevenson Elementary Gymnasium. We are no longer taking player applications.

Oct 14, 2017

Darden leads Toppers in tackles during Homecoming romp

Ta'Corian 'CoCo' Darden couldn't attend Saturday afternoon's Russellville Alumni Meet & Greet in which he was honored as one of the 50 Greatest Players in Panther football history. He was busy. Darden made three of the earliest tackles in the game and led the Toppers in total tackles at the same time the top Panthers were being honored. He had seven tackles--five of them solos--in WKU's 45-14 trouncing of Charlotte during Western's Homecoming. He now has 21 tackles, including three for losses. Senior quarterback Mike White passed for five touchdowns and ran for another as Coach Mike Sanford's team broke out of its offensive slump.

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