January 2016 Articles


Chandlers students learn about careers

By Robbie Davis, Principal

Posted on January 29, 2016 10:04 PM

Chandlers School recently hosted several guest speakers as part of a focus on career readiness.  Students in all grade levels participated in career activities.  In grades five through eight, students participated in a Career Fair.  Students were able to choose sessions with guest s...

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Logan native George Duncan, wife Ruth spotlighted by state 4-H

By Paige Hart

Posted on January 22, 2016 8:16 PM

Each month the Kentucky 4-H Foundation spotlights an outstanding 4-H Alumnus. The January feature is on Logan County native George Duncan and his wife Ruth. After reading the article, see more about George’s Logan roots, as supplied by another native Logan Countian, James Henry Duncan, who als...

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KY-TN Grain Day set for Logan Extension Office

By Jim Turner

Posted on January 21, 2016 11:14 AM

The 2016 Kentucky-Tennessee Grain Day will be held Friday, Jan. 29, from 8 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at the Logan County Extension Office. Scheduled to speak are the following: Dr. Larry Steckel, a University of Tennessee Plant Science, on “Herbicide Resistance and Weed Control Update” Curtis Da...

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Adam Hendricks named Soybean Assn. DuPont Young Leader

Posted on January 20, 2016 12:31 PM

Adam Hendricks of Auburn and Ben Furnish of Cynthiana have been selected by the Kentucky Soybean Association to represent the Commonwealth as its 2016 American Soybean Association DuPont Young Leaders, according to the Soybean Sentinel. This is a national program that allows young soybean farmers ...

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RHS releases second quarter Honor Roll

Posted on January 17, 2016 9:13 PM

Russellville JR/SR High has released the following names on its second quarter Honor Roll: Grade 5 – All A’s - Graciann Beard Grade 6 – All A’s -  Addilyn Cundiff, Denver Daniels, Dominica Flowers, Skyler Morrison, Addison Mosier, John Carter Myers, Fred Ries, Shaunna ...

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Auburn celebrates student achievement

By Sarah Hatton, Assistant Principal

Posted on January 16, 2016 11:15 PM

At Auburn Elementary School, the spring semester is back in full swing, after an enjoyable winter break for students and staff.  We would like to recognize the following individual students for their accomplishments, both in and out of school, as our second quarter was full of many successes! ...

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Stevenson student wins area Ag Safety Day Poster Contest

By Penni Nugent and Carol Kees

Posted on January 13, 2016 3:06 PM

Stevenson Elementary student Marquece Evans is the first place winner in a five-county area of this year's Ag Safety Day Poster Contest. Each year after attending the annual Progressive Ag Safety Day for their county, fourth grade students from Allen, Butler, Logan, Simpson, and Warren Counties ar...

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Auburn Elementary achieves ENERGY STAR certification

Posted on January 13, 2016 12:21 PM

Auburn Elementary was recognized for achieving ENERGY STAR certification at the district’s Jan. 12 board meeting. The first school in Logan County to earn this prestigious certification, Auburn Elementary received this recognition after implementing a variety of energy and maintenance savings ...

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Auburn School Honor Roll for the second quarter released

Posted on January 11, 2016 2:49 PM

  4th grade All A: Jimmy Anderson, Avery Beason, Sydni Blick, Aaliyah Brooks, Evan Campbell, Alexis Carnal, Joshua Clark, Colby Collins, Reagan Coursey, Chase Cropper, Claire Dayton, Braden Engler, Brianna Etheridge, Cooper Gregory, Chloe Hance, Addison Hughes, Aidan Hughes, Alex Lemons, Ja...

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Logan schools, community unite to help make Christmases brighter

Posted on January 5, 2016 9:36 PM

As families in Logan County struggle financially to meet sometimes even basic needs, the holiday season can present many challenges for families. Some who had little to begin with now have less and are working harder every day to make it to tomorrow. These same families who are struggling to meet th...

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A success herself, Mayra Duncan helping students succeed in school

By Finley Baird, Logan Director of Student Services

Posted on January 4, 2016 11:43 PM

Mayra Duncan began working for the Logan County Board of Education on Nove. 23, 2009, as an English as a Second Language (ESL) instructor. While working in this capacity, she was asked by the Migrant Advocate to help recruit Hispanic families and Out of School Youth (OSY) in the county. After a peri...

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Olmstead Class of 1965 celebrates 50th anniversary

Posted on January 1, 2016 1:36 PM

The Olmstead High School Class of 1965 held its 50th Class Reunion at Federal Grove in Auburn on Nov. 6, 2015. Pictured are, from left, seated, Gayle Markham Goley, Jane Wilson Harper, Sue Downing Wood, Cheryl Bond Karay, Sara Baker Brooks, Teacher/Coach Jimmy Milam; standing,  Donnie Lit...

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