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News Briefs from The LoJo in January

By Jim Turner

Posted on February 27, 2018 2:15 PM



Jan 31, 2018 R Club presents Benton with big check for Panther football On the day he was introduced as Russellville's new football coach, Mikie Benton received a check for $6,000 from The R Club presented by founder Greg Owens and representative Ann Page McReyn...

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Collins and Page named LCHS basketball royalty

Posted on February 25, 2018 10:32 PM



Makayla Collins, who was representing FCCLA, and John Mark Page, Beta, were crowned Logan County High School Basketball Homecoming Queen and King in a ceremony recently. The members of the Homecoming Court were as follows: Sydney Jones and Trevor Hesson (Drama Club) Jessalyn Robey and Zach Mila...

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Logan 4-H activities scheduled

By Jim Turner

Posted on February 22, 2018 5:10 PM



On Jan. 25 at the Logan County Agriculture Appreciation Breakfast, Logan County 4-H auctioned off two country hams. The hams were cured by Logan County 4-Hers during the 2017 4-H Country Ham project at Clifty Farms. One of the hams was donated by Clifty Farms while Logan County 4-H'er Warren Micha...

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RHS students get ideas during IdeaFestival at WKU

By Penni Nugent

Posted on February 22, 2018 2:01 PM



On Thursday, Feb. 15, Ms. Bethanie Hargett-Slack and Mrs. Nancy Skipworth accompanied RHS students to the “IdeaFestival Bowling Green 2018: What's Your Big Idea?”  It was held in the historic Van Meter Hall and Downing Student Union at Western Kentucky University.  IdeaF...

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Player illustrations by Trey Turner decorate WKU basketball season tickets

By Jim Turner

Posted on February 18, 2018 10:48 PM



WKU men’s basketball season ticket holders have been carrying in their pockets during this memorable season a unique form of artwork by a SKYCTC adjunct instructor. Illustrations of the players on this 20-plus-win team, their coach and their mascot were imprinted on each game ticket before th...

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Most Story Likes on The LoJo during ninth year

By Jim Turner

Posted on February 17, 2018 6:44 PM



  The most liked stories from February 2017 through January 2018 carried the bylines of 21 writers (in addition to Jim Turner). Six of them, in fact, had multiple popular stories. They were Penni Nugent with five, John Jukes and Hannah Price with four each, Caycee Spears three, and Ben Bruni a...

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Arts Council to offer Summer Dance Camp

Posted on February 17, 2018 12:08 PM



“Good news as we look forward to a great summer of opportunities for our young performers in second through sixth grade,” says the Russellville Arts Council’s Larry Vaught. Kelly Lewis will be leading a special Summer Dance Camp, which will take many of the favorite Disney and Bro...

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Federal Grove Maple Syrup Festival next weekend

Posted on February 15, 2018 11:18 AM



Federal Grove Restaurant/Bed and Breakfast /Maple Sugar Works will hold the 7th Annual Federal Grove Maple Syrup Festival on February 23-25, in Auburn. At the festival, the public can view maple syrup production, including sap collection and the boiling/evaporation process, and sample the syrup at a...

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WKU lists students from Logan County who are being honored academically.

Posted on February 13, 2018 11:35 PM



The following students with Logan County addresses earned a place on the Western Kentucky University Honor Roll or President’s List (*) for the fall semester: Adairville: Halie M. Gunderson, Brianna Wooden, Janie E. Tyler, Brooke Barnes,*, John wright*, Kevin Costello, Jessica Link, Addie Rou...

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Russellville Community Ed classes announced

By Penni Nugent

Posted on February 10, 2018 11:43 AM



These new Community Education class offerings in Russellville provide a wide variety of educational experiences:Everyone that has taken this class, has simply loved it! Therefore, we are offering another one-time BREAD MAKING class to be held on Saturday, April 14. This class will be hands-on bread-...

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LCHS Principal Advisory Council sets ACT goal for juniors

By Caycee Spears, Principal

Posted on February 8, 2018 11:01 PM



The 16 juniors on the Principal Advisory Council met recently to set a class-wide goal for the ACT. After considering past LCHS performances, their practice scores, and other scores from the region, the group chose 20 as the target. Please continue to encourage the students to reach their potential ...

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RHS Marching Panthers getting new uniforms as Disney trip grows closer

By Jim Turner

Posted on February 8, 2018 9:36 PM



As the Russellville Marching Panthers prepare for a trip and performance at Disneyworld this spring, Director Brian Brown has revealed the new uniforms the band will be wearing. He said, “The new uniforms arrived on Monday! Here's a sneak peak. The gray uniform will be our field commander uni...

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Logan eighth graders visit LCHS, CTC

By Jon Jukes

Posted on February 6, 2018 12:24 PM



The Logan County High School Career and Technology programs hosted Elective Exploration Days for the district’s eighth grade students on January 23 and 25. At the event, participants rotated among sessions where current high school students and teachers provided information about the various e...

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FFA tour for 8th graders includes plasma cutting, steer showing

By Hannah Price, Reporter

Posted on February 2, 2018 12:37 PM



On January 23 and 25, 8th graders from all five Logan County middle schools had the opportunity to visit the high school to observe their classes of interest. Over 80 8th graders visited the Ag department over the two days during this time.   Our officer team took the time to share their ...

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