April 2014 Articles
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Concerned Citizens events feature food, fashion, praise

By Jim Turner

Posted on April 30, 2014 9:43 AM



Concerned Citizens of Russellville-Logan County has a number of activities planned in May, which can benefit those in need and give the public an opportunity to assist in funding those projects. The mission of Concerned Citizens is to help feed the needy, educate our youth, and help the community i...

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RHS grad Jones receives Kentucky Literary Award

Posted on April 29, 2014 9:08 PM



Southern Kentucky Book Fest partners announced Holly Goddard Jones as the winner of this year’s Kentucky Literary Award for her book The Next Time You See Me. First awarded in 2003 and reintroduced in 2012 after a brief hiatus, the Kentucky Literary Award is given to an author from Kentucky or...

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Kelly Russell Classic to honor fallen Panther 40 years later

By Jim Turner

Posted on April 22, 2014 11:49 PM



“Breathe, Kelly Boy, breathe,” Gina Russell kept imploring the still figure lying in the grass, surrounded by a circle of concerned, praying onlookers. Kelly didn’t breathe; he never did again. Forty years later, Russellville will pause this weekend to remember the only athlete to...

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Tobacco Wars on CMT set in Adairville area

Posted on April 18, 2014 9:39 PM



A new program on Country Music Television (CMT) features two South Logan tobacco-producing families, headed by Mark Law and Scott Gainous. The first episode will air Saturday night. The following description appears on cmt.com: Dark-fired tobacco is one of the nation's oldest and richest cash crops...

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Gun used by Civil War sniper, its owner and its historian to be in Logan Saturday

By Jim Turner

Posted on April 8, 2014 9:14 PM



There’s always a Logan County Connection, even when the subject is a 17-pound, 150-year-old rifle which figured prominently in the War Between the States, although a soldier never fired it. That rifle, which is adorned with 36 notches for ‘kills,’ is believed to have been used to ...

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Tickets for Florida Georgia Line and Nelly in BG go on sale Friday

By Andrew Kappes

Posted on April 6, 2014 9:28 PM



Florida Georgia Line will turn up the heat with their headline run, This is How We Roll Summer Series 2014. The new tour will slide into Bowling Green Ballpark on Friday, June 20, and feature special guest, Grammy Award-winning Nelly and opening act Chris Lane...

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Freeland CDJR plans open house after Friday ribbon cutting

By Jim Turner

Posted on April 1, 2014 8:57 PM



Freeland CDJR has officially been open for business in Russellville for two months now, after the purchase of the store at the end of January. The LoJo checked in with Nick Rice and the team to see how business was going. “It’s been great; we’ve seen the business double since we&r...

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