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January News Briefs

By Jim Turner

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



          1/31/2013 Country club open houses this weekend Open houses are planned this Saturday and Sunday afternoons for prospective members to see improvements which have been made to the Russellville Country Club clubhous...

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Craigs' Todd County Standard tops in state again

By Jim Turner

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



The Todd County Standard, which is owned by Ryan and Jenni Craig of Russellville, has been named the top newspaper in its class in Kentucky for the seventh straight year. The Standard won the General Excellence award, which cements its place as the best publication in its division in the Excellence...

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McConnell endorses industrial hemp bill

By Ted Sloan, Agriculture Cabinet

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



Thursday, Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell issued a statement of support for Agriculture Commissioner James Comer and the effort to re-introduce industrial hemp into Kentucky agriculture. Leader McConnell's office issued the following statement: "After long discussions with Senator Rand Pau...

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Kesi Neblett national scholarship finalist

By WKU News

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



Charvinia Neblett of Russellville and Henry Uradu of Russell, both seniors at the Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science in Kentucky, have been recognized as finalists in the National Achievement Scholarship Program, an honor which potentially opens the door to college scholarship opportunities. ...

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Hemp commission endorses Senate bill

By Ted Sloan, Agriculture Cabient

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



In a historic meeting Monday, the Kentucky Industrial Hemp Commission (KIHC) voted to support Senate Bill 50, Senator Paul Hornback's legislation that establishes a framework if and when the federal government acts to re-introduce industrial hemp into Kentucky's agri-economy. This marked Senator Hor...

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Health reform will let insurers charge smokers higher premiums

By Kentucky Health News

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



 “Millions of smokers could be priced out of health insurance" because the health-care reform law will let health-insurance companies charge smokers as much as 50 percent more starting next year on individual policies, according to experts who are just now teasing out the potential impact...

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Comer to promote farm plate at LCHS Wednesday

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner James Comer will visit Logan County on Wednesday, Jan. 30 to encourage local residents to make a voluntary $10 donation when they renew their farm license plates. The donation will be split evenly among Kentucky 4-H, Kentucky FFA, and Kentucky Proud. Commissioner ...

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RHS team wins district Governor's Cup

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



Russellville High School won the overall championship of the District Governor’s Cup academic competition at Logan County High School this weekend. Coach Nick Skaggs’ team got three first places each from Emilee Gill and Ethan Mullen. Award winners from RHS were as follows: Quick Recal...

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Whtifield reappointed as chairman of House subcommittee

By Cory Hicks

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



U.S. Representative Ed Whitfield (KY-01) this week was reappointed as chairman of the Subcommittee on Energy and Power of the powerful House Energy and Commerce Committee. The subcommittee has jurisdiction over a number of federal agencies and issues that play a major role in the nation’s en...

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Community Ed's spring schedule finalized

By Alicia Carmichael

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



Community Education’s spring class schedule has been finalized and is full of informative classes. Being offered are Cooking with Herbs, Authentic Hispanic Cooking, Beginning Crochet, Windows Movie Maker and Introduction to Excel. The classes are being offered in Logan County and Russellville ...

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Students learn about Dr. King from those who knew him

By Jim Turner

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



  Men who experienced Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s life and death provided unique perspectives about the legendary leader for students from Russellville and Logan County high schools as well as members of the community Friday. Among those speaking at the Historic Logan County Courthouse...

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27th annual MLK Unity Walk scheduled Friday

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



The 27th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Unity Walk Celebration will be held early Friday morning at 8:15 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 18. The public is invited. This event will begin at the historic Bank Street AME Church on 564 East Fifth Street in Russellville. The walk route will be fr...

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Adult civics classes designed to aid attaining citizenship

By Diane Crawley

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



The Logan County Adult Education staff has launched its new civics class. These classes are designed to assist students that are interested in becoming U. S. citizens.  After receiving a $15,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Education, ELL (formerly known as ESL) instructor Sharyl Markham...

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GED students enjoy Adult Ed success

By Diane Crawley

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



Logan County Adult Education is proud to announce that the following students have earned their GED between the months of September and December. Amber Anderson, Amber Ashby, Leslie & Luis M. Ayala, Irene Calders, David Carlisle, Alonzo Farmer, Michael Figueroa, Ariana & Veronica Flores, Am...

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Logan Memorial revises visitation policy during flu season

By Michelle Mitchell

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



Logan Memorial Hospital has taken several steps in response of an influx of patients suffering from seasonal flu. Effective immediately, Logan Memorial Hospital will no longer allow children or teenagers to visit patients admitted to our hospital. This applies to siblings, family members and friends...

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