August 2017 Articles


Logan County to celebrate 225th birthday this weekend

Posted on August 31, 2017 9:54 PM

A Happy 225th Birthday Party for Logan County will be held this weekend on the lawn of the 1904 Courthouse, also known as the “Historic Old Courthouse. Logan County is listed as the 13th county formed among Kentucky’s 120. It became a county in 1792 the same year Kentucky became a stat...

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Ryan and the late Larry Craig to share Al Smith Award for community journalism

Posted on August 24, 2017 4:59 PM

Ryan and Larry Craig, a nephew and his late uncle, are the winners of the 2017 Al Smith Award for public service through community journalism by Kentuckians. As editor and publisher of the Todd County Standard since 2005, Ryan Craig (left) has held local and state officials accountable, sometimes ...

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News Briefs on The LoJo in July 2017

By Jim Turner

Posted on August 23, 2017 5:15 AM

Jul 30, 2017 Jackson Campbell playing in Connie Mack World Series The Nashville Knights Platinum Under 18 team is off to a good start in the Connie Mack World Series, which is being played in Farmington, N.M. The Knights' top team, which includes recent Logan County High School graduate&...

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18 local students earn possible $10,000 KEES grant

By Tim Ballard

Posted on August 18, 2017 3:13 PM

Eighteen students from Logan County have been named Senator Jeff Green Scholars by the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA). To earn this honor, a student must have a 4.0 grade point average each year of high school and at least a 28 composite on the ACT. These students have also ...

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Leadership changes abound at start of Russellville school year

By Jim Turner

Posted on August 2, 2017 12:40 PM

My association with the Russellville schools began in September 1951 when I entered kindergarten. Through 13 years as a student, 9 years as a teacher at Russellville High School, and every year since as a journalist covering the school system, I have been keenly aware of what was going on in and aro...

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