April 2014 Articles


April 2014 News Briefs

By Jim Turner

Posted on April 30, 2014 10:07 PM

4/30/2014 Jones to speak at book fest for women in Louisville May 17 After receiving one of the top honors a Kentucky author can earn, Russellville native Holly Goddard Jones has another significant notation for her resume coming up. She will be one of the...

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Highway mowing season may affect political signs

Posted on April 29, 2014 9:19 PM

Mowing season is expected to start this week in the District 3 area. This is a reminder the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet has the authority to remove any non-permitted signs along state maintained right-of-way areas. Illegally placed materials along roads can create hazards by blocking sight dist...

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Democrats to gather to talk politics Friday

By Jim Turner

Posted on April 24, 2014 11:23 PM

Logan County Democrats will gather to raise funds, meet candidates, and build support for the party Friday evening at the Logan County Ag Extension Office. The doors will open at 4:30 p.m. for voters to meet and greet candidates in this year’s elections, including the primary election, which ...

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Canada-based Champion Petfoods to build $85 million plant in Auburn area

By Jim Turner

Posted on April 24, 2014 9:20 PM

Governor Steve Beshear Thursday announced Champion Petfoods USA Inc. plans to open its first U.S. kitchen in Logan County. The company, which specializes in Biologically Appropriate™ pet foods using fresh local ingredients, will create 147 new jobs. “Champion Petfoods is growing wo...

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Bevin headliner of GOP event Tuesday

Posted on April 21, 2014 10:28 PM

The Logan County Republican Women's Club meeting will be Tuesday at 5:30 p.m., at GOP Headquarters on Carrico Park Square in Russellville. Special guest speaker will be conservative Republican candidate, Matt Bevin, and his field rep, Katie Moyer, who will speak about his campaign for U.S. Senator....

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Good News for Logan schools in March and April

Posted on April 18, 2014 11:08 PM

Schools in the Logan County system are invited to report Good News to the board of education each month. The following are the reports for March and April: MARCH District: Waseem Moorad, President/Chief Executive Officer of the Bowling Green Hornets, along with three players, visited all the scho...

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March News Briefs

By Jim Turner

Posted on April 15, 2014 10:15 PM

3/31/2014 Autism awareness observance scheduled April 2 at City-County Park World Autism Day is this Wednesday, April 2. It was just released last week that a shocking 1 out of 68 children are affected by Autism. To promote awareness and acceptance of Autism, everyo...

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Estes elected regional FFA president, others earn honors

By Jessica Brown, Chapter Reporter

Posted on April 15, 2014 9:19 PM

On March 27 the Logan County FFA participated in the Regional Paperwork Contest at WKU, along with Regional/ State Officer Elections.  Students put a lot of time into making their Proficiencies the best they can. Wesley Estes was elected Regional President for the 2014-2015 year. Katilynn Bro...

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Juvenile justice bill sponsored by Westerfield heading to governor's desk

Posted on April 14, 2014 10:33 PM

The General Assembly passed a measure Monday that would update the state’s juvenile justice system. Senate Bill 200, sponsored by Senate Judiciary Committee Chair Whitney Westerfield, R-Hopkinsville, is the result of work by the bi-partisan Unified Juvenile Code Task Force.  It would in...

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Russellvillian who knows Ukraine well comments on its future

By Charlie Roney

Posted on April 11, 2014 7:41 PM

Charlie Roney spent 18 years as minister of Crittenden Drive Church of Christ. In that role, he visited the Ukraine five times and helped build a congregation there which Crittenden Drive has helped support for many years. After living in Alabama for a few years, Charlie and Pat Roney returned to sp...

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Freeland CDJR to hold Test Drive Event to raise funds for LCHS FFA

By Maggie Millette

Posted on April 9, 2014 9:00 PM

Freeland Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram of Russellville will host a Test Drive Event on Saturday, April 26 from 10 a.m.–7 p.m. that will benefit the Logan County FFA. General Manage  Nick Rice explains that Ram has offered to donate $20 for every test drive of a Ram truck to the local FFA chap...

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Book signing set at Shakertown at South Union Friday

Posted on April 9, 2014 8:26 PM

Author and photographer David Toczko will unveil his newest book, South Union Shaker Village, on Friday, April 11, from 7:30 to 9 p.m. in the 1824 Centre House at the South Union Shaker Village, 850 Shaker Museum Road, Auburn.. This is an exclusive first look at the book, which will d...

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Whitfield introduces food labeling legislation

By Marty Irby

Posted on April 9, 2014 7:54 PM

U.S. Rep. Ed Whitfield (KY-01joined this week with Representatives Mike Pompeo (KS-04), and G.K. Butterfield (NC-01) in introducing legislation, the Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act, to establish a federal standard for labeling of food products made with genetically modified i...

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Students participate, learn from March on Frankfort 2014

Posted on April 3, 2014 9:51 PM

Community Projects Incorporated--along with other organizations—is proud to announce that Russellville-Logan County was well represented at the March on Frankfort on March 5. At least 128 community members/parents, including 96-plus students, signed up to attend. A second charter bus was secu...

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