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Zach Milam named Logan FFA president during FFA Week

By Ashlyn Tracy. Reporter

Posted on February 27, 2018 8:37 PM



Every year on the week of George Washington’s birthday FFA members across the country celebrate National FFA Week. They celebrate over 90 years of the FFA organization and the future to come. Starting in 1947, FFA chapters have held activities to educate their community about agriculture and c...

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Logan superintendent, sheriff issue joint statement on school safety

By Paul Mullins & Wallace Whittaker

Posted on February 22, 2018 11:25 PM



  Logan County Schools Superintendent Paul Mullins and Sheriff Wallace Whittaker Thursday issued the following joint statement: “Like every American, everyone in Logan County is heartbroken by the events that occurred in Parkland, Florida earlier this week and closer to home, in Marshal...

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State auditor releases 2016 audit findings for Logan sheriff

By Michael Goins

Posted on February 20, 2018 2:13 PM



State Auditor Mike Harmon today released the audit of the 2016 financial statement of Logan County Sheriff Wallace Whittaker. State law requires the auditor to annually audit the accounts of each county sheriff. In compliance with this law, the auditor issues two sheriff’s reports each yea...

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Logan Schools dealing with unrelated disturbing messages

By Jim Turner

Posted on February 19, 2018 6:56 PM



Logan Schools dealing with unrelated disturbing messagesTwo completely unrelated incidents that caused concern for Logan County Schools administrators have been thoroughly investigated and action taken to resolve both of them, Superintendent Paul Mullins says.   One involved an implied threat...

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Logan's Greg Howard named 4th Region Athletic Director of the Year

By Jim Turner

Posted on February 11, 2018 9:37 PM



Warren East Athletic Director Jonathan Vincent has announced that Logan County High School Athletic Director Greg Howard has been named 4th Region Athletic Director of the Year. This was voted on by all the AD's in the 4th Region and he was presented the award at the Policy Board meeting.  He w...

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Shaker Village opening People of Color exhibit at South Union

By Rebekah Brummett

Posted on February 8, 2018 11:54 AM



South Union Shaker Village is hosting a reception for the opening of “Dictates of Conscience and Feelings of Humanity” People of Color at South Union, 1807-1860. This new exhibit explores the lives of enslaved individuals and free people of color who lived and worked at Sout...

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Posted on February 5, 2018 1:20 PM



The Russellville High School Beta Club attended the National Beta State Convention in Lexington Jan. 28-30. The National Beta Club is an academic oriented service organization based on the motto "Let Us lead by Serving Others."   The Beta service group of 39 high school students...

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Josh Givens named to KPA Board of Directors

Posted on February 1, 2018 8:27 PM



C. Josh Givens, the editor of the Leader-News in Central City, has been named a State At-Large Director of the Kentucky Press Association by President Peter Baniak, Vice President for editorial at the Lexington Herald-Leader. Givens began his news career in 1994 at the News-Democrat & Lead...

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Logan FFA speech winners chosen

By Hannah Price, Reporter

Posted on February 1, 2018 3:29 PM



On Jan. 26, Logan County FFA held its annual local speech contest.  There are 3 types of speeches, impromptu, extemporaneous and prepared public. Impromptu speeches are speeches in an agriculture category such as beef, ag mechanics, and greenhouse. Speeches should last 4-6 minutes. Extempor...

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