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Sep 22, 2023

Quarles notes Gov. Jones' role in agriculture

Kentucky Commissioner of Agriculture Ryan Quarles, a Republican, released this statement about the death of former governor Brereton Jones, a Democrat: "Gov. Jones was a dedicated leader in the political circle and the agricultural field. Along with serving on the State Board of Agriculture in the 1980s, he was also the owner of a thoroughbred farm, Airdrie Stud. He understood the importance of the horse industry to Kentucky and used his one term as governor to implement breeder and stallion awards programs, setting up off-track betting facilities to help fund them."

Sep 8, 2023

Both local teams fall in Friday games

Both local high school football teams took losses in games Friday night.. Greenwood and Logan County were tied at 13-13 midway through the fourth quarter, but the Gators scored, and the Cougars couldn't match it. Greenwood won 21-13 to hand LCHS its first loss of the season. Again this week, the Russellville Panthers kept the score close until late in the second quarter, but homestanding Trigg County dominated the final 27 minutes of the game to win 59-13. A recorded play-by-play of the Cougar game can be heard on WRUS beginning at 1 p.m. Saturday.

Sep 7, 2023

Oak Grove's fall revival starts with Community Kickoff

What veteran Worship Leader Larry Vaught calls a “special time for the Chandlers community folks” will be held Saturday to begin Oak Grove Baptist Church’s fall revival. The Community Kickoff with include food, fellowship, and an afternoon singing with the Kinchem Family Singers from 4 to 6.  Revival services will start on Sunday, with the evangelist Bro. Phillip Brumfield, new pastor for Oak Grove, starting at 11 a.m. Evening services will begin each night at 6:15 as Vaught leads worship, accompanied by special musical guests Dennis Mohon, Konnie Smith, Duncan Sandlin, and Cliff Paddock. Transportation can be arranged by calling the church office.

Sep 6, 2023

Lady Cougars to play in 2A state this weekend

Lady Cougar Volleyball begins defense of its 2022 Kentucky 2A Championship in the state meet Friday at 1:45 p.m. against Franklin County at the Jones Gymnasium at Woodward Health & Recreation Center in Owensboro. If Coach Caleb Sheffield’s team wins, Logan County will meet the Nelson County-Union County winner Saturday at 11 a.m. The finals will follow at 5:30. First-round losers are guaranteed one more match on Saturday. Logan would play at 2:30. Four Lady Cougars are listed in the top 50 in the state in various categories. They are Aubrey Sears in kills, Kambell Porter in assists, Lydia Owens in digs, and Lilaina Veigel in aces.

Sep 5, 2023

Cougar Hall of Fame reps on WRUS today

Logan County Cougar Athletic Association representatives Richard Holloman and Melodie Bingham are scheduled to appear on WRUS this morning to explain the process for the public to nominate those who have been associated with athletics in the Logan County School System for inclusion in the Logan County Athletic Hall of Fame. They will talk with Chris McGinnis at 8:30. WRUS can be heard at 610 AM. 104.9 FM and wrusradio.com.

Sep 1, 2023

Panthers challenge Logan early but Cougars win 49-14

Homestanding Russellville kept the game close until late in the first half, but the powerful Logan County Cougars took over the second half and won the Clash of the Cats 49-14 Friday. The Cougars led only 14-7 until four minutes remained in the half, but LCHS scored, and then went up 28-7 at the half after a Davin Yates interception set up a back-breaking TD against the Panther defense. Quarterback Ridge Holman completed 23 of 32 passes for 301 yards and 4 touchdowns. Two of those scoring aerials went to Brady Hinton, who caught 8 passes for over 100 yards. Yates scored 3 touchdowns, 2 of them on the ground. Jack Delaney caught a TD pass and Elijah Hawkins rushed for over 100 yards, including a touchdown. Russellville’s scores came on a 75-yard kick return by Amarus Morrow and a 15-yard pass from Tutu McKeage to Jamarion Gardner on the Panthers’ last play of the game. An historical note: both teams’ placekickers are females. Logan’s Kyla Bilyeu, who was All-SKY last year, connected on all five conversions she got to attempt, and Russellville’s Madden Bloodworth went 2 for 2,

Aug 31, 2023

Cougars to visit RHS for grid Clash

Coming off a 28-14 win over Clarksville Rossview Friday, the Logan County Cougars will take a 2-0 record to Rhea Stadium Friday for the annual Clash of the Cats against the Russellville Panthers (0-2). The Cougars have outscored Warren Central and Rossview 85-28. They have piled up over 900 yards total offense to 600 for their opponents. Quarterbacks Ridge Holman and David Yates and receiver Jack Delaney have led a potent passing attack(almost 600 yards), but Russellville’s strength has been the passing game on both offense and defense. They have passed for 187 yards and given up just 184. Quarterback Tutu McKeage does most of the Panthers’ passing. Donovan Armstrong is the primary ball carrier and Noah Stovall leads the receiving corps. The game will be broadcast live on WRUS and also re-broadcast Saturday afternoon.

Aug 29, 2023

Russellville to name new superintendent tonight

The Russellville Board of Education is expected to name its new superintendent tonight in a called meeting, which begins at 6 p.m. at the Central Office. Candidates for the position have not been announced. The position came open when Larry Begley, who made a stopover in Russellville as superintendent, resigned to accept a similar position with the Bourbon County Schools near Lexington.

Aug 28, 2023

Logan v'ball wins 2A regional15-9.

The Logan County Lady Cougar Volleyball team is headed to state in an attempt to repeat as Class 2A state champion, but their regional championship didn’t come easily, After sweeping Warren Central and Allen County-Scottsville each 3-0, Coach Caleb Sheffield’s team found itself trailing Warren East two sets to one in the finals. The Lady Cougars squeezed out a 25-23 win in game four and then took the decisive fifth set 15-9. State will be in Owensboro again and will begin Friday, Sept. 8.

Aug 27, 2023

Final Tuesday session of Farmers' Market this week

This Tuesday will be the final weekday session of the Logan County Farmers' Market in 2023. Vendors voted at the annual preseason meeting this spring to stop Tuesday markets at the end of August because of a traditional reduction of both vendors and customers during the fall months. Saturday farmers' market sessions will continue for two more months until the last Saturday in October. This Tuesday's hours will be from noon until 3 p.m., as has been true throughout the three summer months this year. Some vendors will continue to have produce available at their roadside markets every day until the winter months.

Aug 26, 2023

Panther Band to perform before Hot Rods game Sunday

The Russellville High School Panther Band will be featured at the Bowling Green Hot Rods’ home game Sunday. Director Trevor Cardwell’s award-winning group will perform before the 1:05 first pitch, including playing the National Anthem. Principal Rex Booth will throw out the first pitch. After the game, the band members will be invited to an autograph session with the professional ball players. Presale tickets befitted the Panther Band, but supporters are still invited to attend the event at BG Ballpark.


Aug 25, 2023

Funeral services tomorrow for Dr. Dewey Wood

Funeral services will be held in Russellville Saturday afternoon for Dr. Dewey Wood, 90, who practiced family medicine in Russellville for nearly 50 years, 42 of them in his Bethel Street office. He also saw patients at his Auburn office and delivered over 1,500 babies. A veteran of the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam War era,  he served on the local hospital board for several years and as Chief of Staff.  Additionally, he served on the Barren River Health Board, the Barren River Child Advocacy Center)Board, and the Logan County Crime Stoppers Board, and he was inducted into the Bowling Green High School Hall of Honor in 2011. He had owned farms in Logan and Simpson counties for 57 years and enjoyed watching the harvesting of crops during his retirement. He is survived by his wife Sue Wood; his children, Elizabeth, Diane and Chris Wood and Pam Berry; five grandchildren; and his sister, Caroline Day.

Aug 25, 2023

Both football teams to kick off home games at 8 tonight

Because the extreme heat that has engulfed the area this week, both local high school football teams will begin their home games an hour late tonight. The gates will open at Logan County at 7 for an 8 p.m. kickoff, Athletic Director Greg Howard has announced. After whipping Warren Central via running clock last week in the Lewisburg Bank Bowl, Coach Todd Adler's team will entertain Rossview of Clarksville. Russellville will also begin play at Rhea Stadium at 8 against one of their oldest foes, Glasgow, which has former Panther head coach and principal John Myers on its coaching staff. WRUS will carry the Scotties-at-Panthers game live on all of its platforms, including 104.9 FM and 610 AM.

Aug 18, 2023

Cougars build big halftime lead, star running clock early

With Davin Yates piling up eye-popping statistics, the Logan County Cougars built a 42-14 halftime lead over Warren Central in the second game of the Lewisburg Bank Bowl Friday. Yates passed for 146 yards, rushed for 114 and caught a touchdown pass for 68 yards, bringing his total to 328 yards in the first 21 minutes. The Cougars' starting quarerback the last three years, Yates shifted to other backfield positions with sophomore Ridge Holman playing quarterback and throwing touchdown passes to Yates and Hunter Holloway on the last play of the half. He also hit Jack Delaney with another TD pass and Brady Hinton with a 2-point coversion in the second minute of the half of the second half to make it 50-14 and start the running clock. Hinton had caught a TD pass from Yates, and Delaney had intercepted a pass. Elijah Hawkins, the team's defensive leader the last two years, rushed for a TD. All-SKY kicker Kyla Bilyeu kicked five conversions in the first half.

Aug 18, 2023

Bears beat RHS 29-7 in season opener

The Butler County Bears took advantage of five Russellville turnovers and 12 Panther penalties to beat RHS 29-7 in the Lewisburg Bank Bowl's opening game Friday at Logan County Cougar Field. The Panther defense did many things well but found itself in terrible starting positions often. In fact, the Bears started inside the RHS 15 yard line on five possessions, often after turnovers. Bright spots on offense for Russellville were the running of freshman Donovan Armstrong and the passing combination of Tutu McKeage and Noah Stovall, who caught half of McKeage's 10 completions. Armstrong had a long run on Russellville's opening possesion of the second half. A Bear defender had to interfere with Stovall to keep him from making a touchdown catch, but Armstrong ran 9 yards for the score. Madden Bloodworth kicked the extra point.

Aug 3, 2023

8th of August Celebration this weekend

One of Logan County's most anticipated and widely attended annual events, the 8th of August Emancipation Celebration, will hold its 36th homecoming since the move to Russellville this weekend. Most of it centers at Hampton Park at the intersection of East Seventh and Franklin streets and stretches to the Seek Museums at East Sixth and Morgan streets and the KP Hall on East Fifth Street. Other locations can be found elsewhere. See the accompanying list of events. 

Jul 30, 2023

Civic leader Carroll Browning of Auburn dies

Another one of the gentlemen who were among the nucleus of Auburn and East Logan for decades has died. Funeral services for Carroll Browning, 84, will be held Tuesday afternoon at The Raven, a long-time elegant church building on Lincoln Street in Auburn which has been renovated by his beloved daughter, Sue Carol Browning, who served as Logan-Todd District Judge for two decades. Among Mr. Browning's other survivors is his wife of 62 years, Sue Ellen Browning, a retired Auburn School teacher. He served as a commissioner of East Logan Water District for nearly 40 years and  almost 20 years on the Logan-Todd Regional Water Commission. He also served eight years with LEAD in ecoomic development of the entire county

Jul 28, 2023

Creekwood holding End ALZ Bash tomorrow

Creekwood Place Nursing Rehab of Russellville will hold its End ALZ End of Summer Bash Saturday from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Those attending can visit vendors’ and food booths while having fun in many ways. It’s also a Back to School event. Creekwood is located at 107 Boyles Drive ,just off Nashville Street.

Jul 27, 2023

State auditor candidate to visit Logan Friday

Kim Reeder, the Democratic nominee for state auditor, will be in Russellville Friday at 10:30 a.m. on her way to the annual Fancy Farm political gathering. She will be at Mugs coffee shop next to Dollar Tree in the shopping center above Wal-Mart and hopes to meet many Logan Countians there. Reeder holds degrees from Yale, Duke and the University of North Carolina Law School.Reeder earned recognition in 2011 as one of the top 10 tax attorneys in the nation by industry publication State Tax Notes. In 2014, she made the unselfish decision to return to Eastern Kentucky to help care for her mother who was dying. After that, she stayed in Kentucky and became a teacher and speech coach. She was named Kentucky Speech and Debate New Coach of the Year in 2019. Reeder is traveling through the state currently and plans to visit all 120 counties.

Jul 20, 2023

Paul Mullins leaving Logan Schools

Logan County Schools Superintendent Paul Mullins has announced that he will leave that role Aug. 31 to become superintendent of the Elizabethtown Independent Schools where he began his teaching career almost 30 years ago. A former principal of Lewisburg Elementary School, he has served as Logan Superintendent for seven productive years. The announcement was made by WRUS News. Board chair Tim Hall will lead the search for Mullins' successor.

Jul 17, 2023

Tobacco Festival schedule released

The Calendar of Events for the 2023 Logan County Tobacco & Heritage Festival has been released by the Logan County Chamber of Commerce. Three Saturdays will be involved but there’s only one event in the first seven days. That’s the Queen’s Pageant on Saturday, Sept. 23. Beginning the following weekend, the Festival is filled with almost daily activities, culminating with Parade Day and a “grand finale concert” on Saturday, Oct. 14. See the accompanying graphic for the complete schedule.

Jul 16, 2023

Logan Preschool Screenings offered Aug. 11

Logan County Schools will host preschool screenings for this school year's preschoolers on Friday, Aug.11, at the Logan County Career and Technical School, Call 270-726-2436 to make an appointment! #

Jul 9, 2023

Sweet Summer Time set for Farmers' Market Tuesday

Sweet Summer Time will be held for families Tuesday in conjunction with the Logan County Farmers’ Market. On July 11 from 1-3 p.m. kids will be given popsicles, Farmers' Market Bucks, Goodie Bags and more! The bucks can be used to buy whatever fruits, produce or treats they want. The Farmers; Market opens in the pavilion behind the Extension Office at the regular time of noon for anyone to shop, with the kids’ bucks becoming available at 1. See the accompanying graphic or call the Extension Office at 270-726-6323 for more information.

Jul 7, 2023

Officer Matt Davis seriously wounded

Bowling Green Police Officer Matt Davis was severely wounded in a shootout with a suspect in an incident on Russellville Road late Thursday afternoon. A BGPD spokesman announces Friday that Davis is in critical but stable condition in a Nashville hospital where he had been airlifted Thursday night. He suffered multiple gunshot wounds. His alleged assailant died from his wounds. Matthew Davis is a 2001 graduate of Logan County High School where he played basketball. An Adairville native, he is the son of the late  Gay Davis, who was well-known in the Adairville community and was part of the family business, Adairville Hardware. She died less than a year ago. Officer Davis, 40, is the father of three sons. Fundraisers are being orgnaized for him and his family.

Jul 4, 2023

Thunder Over Lewisburg ready to take off

One of the top fireworks extravaganzas in Kentucky each year is in North Logan. Thunder Over Lewisburg has been a gift to the community from the Hinton Family on the Fourth of July for decades and generations. At the controls is experienced, well-trained and talented fireworks master Clacy White, a native of Lewisburg and a descendant of the founders. People are already gathering at Lewisburg City Park for fun, food and fellowship. The  Thunder is scheduled to begin at 9 p.m.

Jun 30, 2023

Party at the Park Saturday to celebrate independence

A Fourth of July celebration in Russellville Saturday comes three days before Independence Day, and the Concert at Carrico will move to City-County Park. The Logan County Chamber of Commerce, the City of Russellville and Independence Bank are sponsoring the return of a Fourth of July event in the county seat called Russellville Party at the Park Independence Day Celebration. The free extravaganza begins at 5 p.m. with a musical group from Fort Campbell performing. Later, country music entertainer J.D. Shelburne, who was well-received last year in a Concert at Carrico, will headline the music. Then the fireworks show will begin about 9 p.m. Food trucks, vendors and more are promised.


Jun 28, 2023

Following owner's death, florist shop closed 'indefinitely'

Janice Shiflet, beloved owner and operator of Northern Nursery and Florist in Russellville, died at her home this week. The family has announced on Facebook that the business will be closed 'indefinitely.' Mrs. Shiflet had worked at both Colinial Inn and the flower shop before buying it when founder Keith Northern decided to sell several years ago. Summers and Son Funeral Home has released details of her funeral arrangments, which can be seen in the Obituary section of The Logan Journal.

Jun 26, 2023

Science Guys to present program Friday

Mr. Bond's Science Guys will make two presentations this Friday in association with the Logan County Public Library. The first will be at 10 a.m. at the Logan County Extension Office and the second at the Auburn Branch of the library at 1:30 p.m. Here's the concept: "This summer we will be exploring the laws of attraction and repulsion, what brings us together and what keeps us apart, through one of our very favorite forces… electromagnetism! Test your strength with our electromagnet tug of war, launch rings into the air with our electromagnetic pulse generator, and watch sparks fly with our van de graaff generator." There is no charge except in the magnets.


Jun 11, 2023

Collier, McKinnis, Penrod and Kees earn all-state softball honors

Four softball players from the Land of Logan have been named to All-State teams in their classifications. In Class A, Russellville had three honorees. Lady Panther senior A'miyah Collier is first team, junior Madison Penrod second team, and senior Jaylah Kees honorable mentionLogan County played in the state Class 2A Tournament, but is Class 3A in KHSAA because it is among the third biggest schools in the state. Junior catcher Emerson McKinnis was named second team all-state Class 3A.

Jun 8, 2023

Jim Turner to review local sports history for PastFinders Friday

Jim Turner, founder and publisher of The LoJo, will speak Friday evening to the local PastFinders organization about the history of sports in Logan County and Russellville. An assistant professor of Communication at SKYCTC, he has reported on local sports for over half a century in print, on air and digitally. He also published two local sports booklets in the mid-1970s, Football City and Basketball County. The program begins at 6:30 p.m. at Logan County Public Library, and the public is invited.

Jun 7, 2023

Braxton Meguiar has another super season

Former Logan County baseball star Braxton Meguiar had another outstanding season for Georgia Gwinnette College, ending in the NAIA World Series again. He played 56 of the Grizzlies' 58 games, helping them go 50-8, ranked third in the nation and seeded second in the World Series. Meguiar batted .416 with 3 home runs, 39 RBIs, and 90 runs scored. He stole 36 bases. He has two more seasons of eligibility with the Grizzlies.

Jun 6, 2023

Farmers' Market today starts at noon

For the first time in several years, the Tuesday session of the Logan County Farmers' Market begins at noon today and will last until 3 p.m. Tuesday sessions have been starting later, but have returned to the former starting time this year. Senior Market Cards are available at the Russellville Senior Center on West Sixth Street in Russellville.

Jun 6, 2023

Graveside services todayfor Celia Richardson Haynes

Graveside funeral services for Celia Richardson Haynes of Bowling Green will be conducted this morning at 11 at Maple Grove Cemetery in Russellville. The 1971 graduate of Russellville High School had battled cancer for over two decades. She was the daughter of one of Logan County's best-known and most respected citizens, retired regional librarian Evelyn Richardson, and the late James Richardson. Her survivors include her sister, Lynn Burcehtt, her son, Abe Bagby, and five grandchildren. This is one of two graveside services scheduled in the cemetery at the same time. The obituary for Bob Page can be found in the Obituary section of The Logan Journal.

Jun 1, 2023

Brenda and Sheldon Baugh to be honored

A celebration of Sheldon Baugh’s 80th birthday and his and wife Brenda’s 60th wedding anniversary will be held Sunday, June 4, from 2-4 p.m. at Post Oak Baptist Church’s Fellowship Hall. Sheldon Baugh was one of the first-ever Republicans elected to Logan Fiscal Court in the mid-70’s and then he was also elected as state representative for Logan and Todd counties, also a rarity for a Republican at that time. He was elected for multiple terms. Sheldon and Brenda Baugh ran their own insurance agency on Russellville’s North Main Street for decades before retiring.

May 31, 2023

Senior Farmers' Market voucher distribution to begin Thursday

With the 2023 Logan County Farmers' Market set to open for the season Saturday, Senior Voucher distribution will begin tomorrow (Thursday). Residents ages 60 and over can get a card which qualifies them for a set dollar amount of fruits and vegetables. The cards must be used by the final Saturday in October, only at the farmers' market and only during regular market hours from vendors who have taken training to accept the cards. The vouchers can be obtained through an application process at the Senior Center in Russellville, which is located on West Sixth Street in the former home of Logan County Public Library, from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. on weekdays until they are all gone. The Logan County Farmers' Market is located in the pavilion behind the Logan County Extension Office.

May 30, 2023

Public library expands open hours

The Logan County Public Library has announced that it has increased the hours that the main branch is open. Following being closed for a few months during the Covid 19 pandemic,the library reopened under a significantly schedule, and it has remained that way ever since. Eleven hours are being added each week. New hours are from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays, 9-5 on Fridays, and 10-5 on Saturdays. The library will remain closed on Sunday afternoons.

May 27, 2023

RVK Youth Football plans Bash June 3

Potential football players and cheerleaders who will be in first through sixth grades are invited to the Back 2 Football Bash Saturday, June 3, at Rhea Stadium, beginning at 2 p.m. Organizer Patrick Temple says registration for fall football and cheer will be available,but those who just want to have fun next Saturday are also welcome. Football players can compete in punt, pass, kick and 40-yard dash. Trophies will be awarded to the top three participants. Cheerleaders ae invited to prepare a cheer routine and also compete for trophies.

May 26, 2023

Logan schools and library combining for Summer Meal Program

Logan County Schools and Logan County Public Library are partnering to provide meals during summer events at the library. This is for ages 18 and under. Meals must be eaten on site. The schedule can be found in the accompanying chart.

May 26, 2023

VBS at Bethany set next week

With schools ending their year, Vacation Bible School season is upon us. One of the earliest will be next week when Bathany Church of Christ holds theirs. The theme is "Glow: Shine Bright for Jesju." It will be May 31-June 2 from 6-8 p.m. The church is loacated at 620 Licjskillwt Road, in the Olmstead area.

May 23, 2023

Emerson to close Russellville plant

One of Russellville's oldest industries is closing. Tuesday moring, employees at the plant, which has been located at the same site at the intersection of Hoplinsville Street and what is now known as Emerson Bypass for 62 years, were told that the factory will be completely closed down during this calendar year. By early afternoon, the Emerson parking lot was completely empty. A corporate press release says, "The company will provide severance package and transition support to all affected employees. The facility closing is expected to be completed by September 2023.”

May 23, 2023

Barren holds off RHS 2-0 at softball region

A great effort came up just short for the Lady Panthers of Russellville Monday evening in the Fourth Region Softball Tournament at WKU. Pitcher A'mijah Collier and a strong defense held regional favorite Barren County to just two runs on three hits, but RHS wasn't able to score and only had a single hit in the first six innings. Coach Ryan Davenport's veteran team finished with 20 wins, a regional runner-up trophy, an All A Classic sectional championship and a berth in the All A state quarterfinals.

May 23, 2023

Russellville plans Memorial Day observance

May 23, 2023

Lady Panthers play at region tonight

The Russellville Lady Panthers begin regional play at 5:30 today at WKU against tournament favorite Barren County. See the preview on The Logan Journal.

May 23, 2023

Cougars and Lady Cougars lose at regional

The end of the season came for Logan County diamond sports Monday in regional openers. The third time was the charm for Allen County-Scottsville, which had lost twice in softball games to Logan County. The Lady Cougars had scored 21 total runs against the Lady Patriots but fell 6-3 this time. The baseball Cougars had lost by a run to Bowling Green during the season, and it happened again. This time the Purples scored a walk-off run in the bottom of the seventh to beat the Cougars 7-6.

May 20, 2023

Cougars to open region at BGH

Two seemingly evenly matched teams will open the 4th Region Baseball Tournament Monday when sixth-rated Logan County goes to fifth-rated Bowling Green High for a 5:30 p.m. first pitch. Very early in the season, the Purples edged the Cougars 3-2. Logan's bracket is powerful. The winner will face the survivor between first-rated Warren East and number three Russell County. 13th District champion Franklin-Simpson hosts number two South Warren while Barren County and Clinton County comprise the fourth game. Only South is rated above the Cougars in that bracket.

May 19, 2023

Hannah Britt and Makayla Nichols to lead LCHS Band

From what Director David Dayton calls "a very strong group of young ladies auditioning for LCHS Band Field Commander which made the decision VERY difficult," Hannah Britt was chosen Field Commander and Makayla Nichols Assistant Field Commander for the 2023 marching season.

May 19, 2023

RHS Commencement Saturday morning

The final day of the school year for Russellville students was today, but the seniors still have one more engagement in the high school building. Commencement for the Class of '23 will beginat 10 a.m. in Jim Young Gymnasium.

May 19, 2023

Russellville board awards 3% across-the-board raise

From Lisa Rose of Russellville Schools: On March 16, the Russellville School Board approved a 3 percent pay increase across the board for ALL staff. This is the second year that increases of 3 percent or higher have been approved. There has been no time in (Russellville) history that pay increases of this magnitude have happened not once, but two years in a row! The board members also made sure that no teacher will make below $40,000 a year. Please be sure to thank our board members for their support."

May 18, 2023

Ribbon cutting for Auburn Bank Friday

A ribbon cutting for the newly constructed Auburn office for Auburn Bank will be held Friday at noon. The bank is located at 236 Sugar Maple Drive adjacent to U.S. 68-80. The Logan County Chamber of Commerce will conduct the ceremony.

May 18, 2023

75th Adairville Strawberry Festival going strong

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