April 2019 Articles


Always full of life, Ashley 'Cocoa' Kees dies suddenly

By Jim Turner

Posted on April 29, 2019 9:04 PM

  A bright light suddenly went dark in Russellville Monday. Young wife, mother, civic leader and sports queen Ashley ‘Cocoa’ Collier is gone from our midst. Monday morning, Cocoa texted her employers, Sue and Dr. Dewey Wood, that she felt worse than she did last week and that her...

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Author of 'The Woman's Hour, The Great Fight to Win the Vote' to speak at WKU Tuesday

By Victoria Gordon

Posted on April 29, 2019 5:56 PM

  Elaine Weiss, author of The Woman’s Hour: The Great Fight to Win the Vote, will visit WKU April 29-30 to kick off a yearlong celebration of the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment. Weiss will spend time with students in the classroom during her two-day visit an...

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LCTC SkillsUSA students win at two levels, qualify for nationals

By Christie Davenport, LCTC IT Instructor

Posted on April 26, 2019 7:50 PM

Logan CTC students place high in SkillsUSA competition at SKYCTC The Region 5 SkillsUSA competition was held on Southcentral Kentucky Community& Technical College’s Main Campus on Feb. 22. The regional competition includes students from Allen, Barren, Butler, Franklin-Simpson, Logan, Monr...

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Ziggy's Place a win-win for Logan vendors and shoppers

By Jim Turner

Posted on April 24, 2019 8:21 PM

  Ziggy’s Place, Russellville’s newest gift shop, is proving to be a win-win situation for Logan Countians. For craftspeople and vendors, it’s a beautiful setting for sales, complete with an on-duty manager six days a week. For customers, it’s an easy-to-find treasure ...

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Advanced Placement continues to grow at LCHS

By Amber McKinney, LCHS Guidance Counselor

Posted on April 20, 2019 7:23 PM

One of the goals of Logan County High School is to provide as many educational opportunities for students as possible. We boast one of the newest career and technical schools in the state in which students can apply hands on learning. We recently partnered with a new post-secondary institution resul...

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Activist and civil rights leader Charles Neblett to receive honorary degree

By Hannah Erickson

Posted on April 19, 2019 7:08 PM

During a time when many newspapers refused to carry the truth of segregation, violence and inhumane acts against people of color, “The SNCC Freedom Singers” took to the streets to spread their message. In honor of his remarkable work as a civil rights activist and leader, founding member...

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Logan FFA members earn first places in 17 Regional Paperwork events

By Lindsey Brinkley, Chapter Reporter

Posted on April 17, 2019 9:03 PM

On March 27, the Logan County FFA Chapter had a successful day at the WKU Agriculture Exposition Center. Several members prepared Proficiencies over their SAE. An SAE is a supervised agriculture experience. These SAEs give students work experience for their future and also the oppor...

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RHS' Slack and West named Governor's Scholars

Posted on April 16, 2019 10:06 AM

Russellville High School’s 2019 Kentucky Governor’s Scholars have been announced. Rising eniors Benjamin Slack and Brandy West have been selected. Ben is the son of Bethanie Hargett-Slack, RHS English teacher, and Glenn Slack. Brandy is the daughter of Billy and Sandy West....

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Annual Spring Market set Saturday

By Jim Turner

Posted on April 11, 2019 10:20 AM

The two surest signs that spring has arrive in the Land of Logan are the opening of the LCHS FFA Greenhouse and the arrival of the Spring Market presented by the Tangled Trunk. The greenhouse opened last weekend. The Spring Market is this Saturday at the Logan County Extension Office. The Spring Ma...

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Free Recycling Day of Unwanted E-Scrap set Friday

By Jim Turner

Posted on April 10, 2019 6:48 PM

The Recycling Day of Unwanted E-Scrap will be held this Friday from 8:30 a.m. until 3 p.m. at the Logan County Recycling Center, located at 1230 Morgantown Road, Russellville, near the Logan County Animal Shelter. Knoxville-based Ecyclers have reached an agreement with Logan Fiscal Court to pick ...

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Adairville Honor Roll for third quarter released

Posted on April 3, 2019 11:49 AM

  Adairville School has released its third quarter Honor Roll. Names of honorees follow: 4th grade A Honor Roll John Michael Allen, Caroline Boortz, Ava Brewer, Eli Burton, Samara Corbin, Rylie Fulcher, Bryar Gaddis, Liah Gonzalez, De’Jon Gordon, Abby Graves, Marlee Guevara, Tevaris H...

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