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Delaneys donate Monsanto funds to Logan FFA

By Jenna Simmons, Reporter

Posted on February 25, 2016 6:29 PM



The Logan County FFA Chapter has received a $2,500 donation from America’s Farmers Grow Communities, sponsored by the Monsanto Fund and directed by local farmer Dave and Courtney Delaney of Logan County. The donation will help the organization.  We plan to use these funds to purchase me...

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RHS Academic Team finishes 2nd in region

Posted on February 22, 2016 5:10 PM



The Russellville High School Academic Team, led by Jennifer Wells Rogers and also coached by Donna Brown Wilkerson, had a very successful day Saturday at the Regional Governor's Cup held in Madisonville. The Team took Regional Governor's Cup 2nd Place Overall; 2nd Place Quick Recall...

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Addison Stewart, Austin Rayno named LCHS Homecoming royalty

By Jim Turner

Posted on February 21, 2016 11:40 PM



Addison Stewart was named queen and Austin Rayno king of the Logan County Basketball Homecoming last week. Both the male and female candidates are selected by their organizations. Queen Addison represented JROTC and was escorted by Dylan Coonts. King Austin was the DECA candidate. The female DECA...

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More Logan children to receive free dental aid

Posted on February 21, 2016 3:57 PM



The Institute for Rural Health at WKU has received a $120,000 grant from the Jessie Ball duPont Fund for theSaving the Teeth of a New Generation of Kentuckians project. This initiative will provide preventive dental care, oral health education, and oral hygiene instruction to underserved, rural...

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Bridge replacement projects, detours tied to Logan roads

By Wes Watt

Posted on February 17, 2016 12:34 PM



Two bridge projects will close two roads in Simpson County. Each of them connect to Logan County roads. The project details are listed below. KY 664 A bridge project on KY 664 in Simpson County will close a section of the road and create a detour. The project is to replace the existing bridge over...

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WKU lists fall honor students

Posted on February 16, 2016 10:37 PM



Western Kentucky University has announced its honor students for the fall semester 2015. Listed below are those who still have Logan County (and Allensville) addresses. Dean’s List students are designated with an asterisk *. Adairville: Alyssa M. Lowe, Arron D. Gunderson*, Katie Tyson, Christ...

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Hemp production meeting set for Logan County

By Jim Turner

Posted on February 15, 2016 2:58 PM



A meeting designed to introduce the possibility of Logan County farmers raising industrial hemp will be held Thursday, Feb. 25 at the Logan County Extension Office, starting at 5 p.m. Atalo Holdings is a Kentucky industrial hemp company interested in investing in Logan County producers. Marc King ...

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Some roads clearer but driving still hazardous

By Wes Watt

Posted on February 15, 2016 6:56 AM



As warmer temperatures and rain have moved through the area Sunday night, main road conditions have improved overnight, but hazardous conditions still exist on most roadways. Crews have been battling winter conditions since yesterday and continue that fight into today following a winter storm which ...

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Snow and ice removal on roads underway

By Wes Watt

Posted on February 14, 2016 7:21 PM



Crews are still battling hazardous road conditions left in the wake of a winter storm that dumped up to 4.5 inches in some places. As the snow has slowed crews have started to make some headway and that should increase as time goes by. The priority A routes are still the focus which extra resources...

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Tim Hughes gets new key ag position in Frankfort

By Ted Sloan

Posted on February 13, 2016 9:29 PM



Kentucky Commissioner of Agriculture Ryan Quarles has announced that Tim Hughes of Frankfort will serve as deputy executive director of the Kentucky Department of Agriculture's Office of Agricultural Marketing and Product Promotion. Hughes is a former president of the Logan County Farm Bureau. "As...

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Top thumber-picker Steve Rector to perform in Russellville

By Larry Vaught

Posted on February 13, 2016 2:05 PM



The Russellville Arts Council is proud to sponsor a special Folk Master Guitar Concert featuring National Thumb-picking Champion Steve Rector on Saturday, Feb. 27, at 7 p.m. in the Historic Logan County Courthouse.  Rector is a native of Muhlenberg County where as a youth he was introduced to ...

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Bob Allen elected to Southern States' national board

By Jim Turner

Posted on February 10, 2016 11:32 AM



Schochoh’s Bob Allen has been named to the Southern States Board of Directors. That’s a much bigger role than it appears on the surface. He already was a member of the Russellville Cooperative Board. This new position is on the board for the entire 200,000-member cooperative. He is the ...

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Sannie Overly new head of Kentucky Democrats

Posted on February 1, 2016 2:46 PM



The State Central Executive Committee of the Kentucky Democratic Party (KDP) elected State Representative and House Majority Caucus Chair Sannie Overly to lead the party Saturday. Chair Overly emerged as the clear choice to lead Kentucky Democrats from Paducah to Pikeville who stand up for public ed...

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