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News Briefs in April 2015

By Jim Turner

Posted on April 30, 2015 10:13 PM



4/29/2015 Daymar offering Story Hour Friday Daymar College is holding a Story Hour this Friday, May 1, beginning at 4 p.m. at its Russellville campus. The event is open to the public and free. There will be stories, prizes and fun. Daymar is located at 206 Sam Walto...

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Olmstead & Adairville name new assistant principals

Posted on April 28, 2015 6:11 PM



Two former coaches in other systems have been named assistant principals at Olmstead and Adairville Elementary schools. Superintendent Kevin Hub, Adairville Principal Katina Kemplin, and the Olmstead principal duo of Ben Kemplin and Bonnie Watson have announced that Josh Matthews will be assistant ...

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Good News for Logan schools in April 15

Posted on April 25, 2015 11:00 PM



At each month’s meeting of the Logan County Board of Education, each school presents a list of “Good News” items. The following is from the April meeting: Adairville 8th grader John Hendricks shared about his experiences with KYA (Kentucky Youth Assembly) and KUNA (Kentucky United...

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Chandlers principal Spears chosen for Leadership Institute

Posted on April 21, 2015 7:18 PM



Chandlers School principal Caycee Spears has been selected to participate in the 2015-16 Leadership Institute for School Principals through the Center for Creative Leadership (CCL). Spears, whose selection was sponsored locally by Logan Aluminum Inc., is excited about the opportunity to grow as a ...

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Adairville granted funding for water and sewer improvements

Posted on April 20, 2015 10:17 PM



 Lt. Gov. Crit Luallen joined federal, state and local officials Wednesday to ceremonially present a $577,700 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) to the city of Adairville for sewer and water improvements. The funding will upgrade the water distribution and sewer treatment and collection ...

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RHS students excel, earn honors

By Kim McDaniel, Principal

Posted on April 19, 2015 11:42 PM



Our middle and high school band programs had a very successful week at WKU this past week. The 7th and 8th grade band received a Proficient rating for their performance with the high school band earning a Distinguished score.  Congratulations to these students, along with ou...

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Explanation issued concerning Logan Animal Shelter procedures

Posted on April 19, 2015 10:46 PM



The following is a statement from Tracy Moser of the Logan County Shelter and Lori Hare, director of the Warren County Animal Shelter. "We had a certified person who came Thursday (April 16) who did SAFER testing (nationwide temperament test used by all major animal organizations). We als...

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Finley Baird named director of student services for Logan schools

Posted on April 16, 2015 9:09 PM



On behalf of the Logan County Board of Education, Superintendent Kevin Hub has announced the selection of Finley Baird as the Director of Student Services for Logan County Schools. Baird is a Logan County High School graduate, a member of the first graduating class of the school in 1983 after havin...

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Kelley Ashby Paul to speak at SOKY Book Fair Saturday

By Jim Turner

Posted on April 15, 2015 10:08 PM



Life is incredibly busy for a Russellville native who is an author and a potential First Lady of the United States. Her busy schedule in the days following her husband Rand’s official announcement that he is seeking the office of President of the United States has taken her all over the Unite...

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Adult Learning offering free computer courses

Posted on April 10, 2015 9:20 PM



A free computer skills course is being offered by the Logan County Adult Learning Center, which is located at 121 South Spring Street (the former Extension Office) in Russellville. Program Director Pam Morgan offers the following instructions and explanations: Register by calling 270-726-8777...

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Davenport named top SKYCTC Health Alliance student

By Jim Turner

Posted on April 9, 2015 9:26 PM



Ryan Davenport, a student from Logan County, received the Overall Allied Health Award during a ceremony conducted by Southcentral Kentucky Community & Technical College Wednesday. Among those present for the event was Dr. Jay Box, the new president of the entire Kentucky Community & Technic...

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Janet Hurt named assistant superintendent for Russellville schools

By Jim Turner

Posted on April 9, 2015 12:53 PM



position of Assistant Superintendent of Russellville Independent Schools. She has served as interim assistant superintendent since Susan McCloud’s retirement on Oct. 31, 2014. “Dr. Hurt has done an exceptional job in leadership,” Smith said. “Her years and array of...

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Blanket Trade Day set at Red River this weekend

By Jim Turner

Posted on April 8, 2015 10:17 PM



One of the most special Logan County annual events each early spring is Blanket Trade Day at the Red River Meeting House near Schochoh. Even though the official name says ‘Day,’ the official celebration actually lasts all three days of the weekend. This Friday is set-up day for cam...

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House GOP Floor Leader Hoover asks Beshear to act on teacher retirement funding

Posted on April 7, 2015 6:33 PM



House Republican Floor Leader Jeff Hoover, R-Jamestown, has called on Gov. Steve Beshear to form a task force to begin a comprehensive review of the Kentucky Teachers’ Retirement System during the 2015 Interim Session.  Rep. Hoover made his request to Governor Beshear in a letter sent to ...

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Van Zee, Hopkins lead WKU to regional engineering title

Posted on April 3, 2015 8:34 PM



WKU civil engineering students finished first overall in the 2015 Ohio Valley Student Conference March 25-28 at the University of Cincinnati and Cincinnati State Technical and Community College. Two students from Logan County, Raymond Van Zee and Justin Hopkins, not only helped win the overall priz...

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