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News Briefs on The LoJo in January 2016

By Jim Turner

Posted on January 31, 2016 9:37 PM



1/31/2016 Seniors lead Logan girls past Apollo, go to 16-4 Torrie Polard scored 23 points and added 5 steals, 2 each of assists and deflections and a blocked shot while Brooke Barnes had a double-double with 14 points and 12 rebounds plus 3 blocked sh...

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LCHS releases 2nd quarter honor roll

Posted on January 30, 2016 12:02 PM



ALL A’s Principal’s List 9th Grade Lauren   Barnes Blayke   Bingham Mackenzie Blair Colten    Blick Isabella  Bond Jordan    Butler Bailey Cornelius Austin Costello Karrah Cron Hannah Crutchfield Austin Epley Sean Fuller...

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Ransdell announces retirement plan from WKU

By Jim Turner

Posted on January 29, 2016 12:40 PM



Dr. Gary Ransdell informed the WKU Board of Regents this week that he plans to retire from being President of the University in 17 months. He will have served in that capacity 20 years at that time. Ransdell has a long history with Logan County. His first roommate on The Hill in the fall of 1969 wa...

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Chamber Ag Appreciation Breakfast tomorrow

By Ryan Craig, Chamber Executive Director

Posted on January 25, 2016 11:42 PM



The Logan County Chamber of Commerce's Agriculture Appreciation Breakfast will be tomorrow, Jan. 27, starting at 7 a.m.To say we are excited about our upcoming Annual Agriculture Appreciation Breakfast is an understatement. First, there is food. Great food that will fill your belly on a cold January...

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Thousands sharing pictures of Amish acts of kindness in Auburn

By Jim Turner

Posted on January 24, 2016 8:03 PM



Pictures of members of the Amish community in and around Auburn clearing snow and ice from Auburn streets Saturday have become a social media sensation. WTVF-Channel 5 in Nashville carried on their Facebook page one of the pictures, which was sent to them by Eric Tisdale of Auburn. The caption: &l...

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LoJo offers Business Package while speaking of Hughes, Bingham, Myla, Crabtree and pair of Whites

By Jim Turner

Posted on January 24, 2016 4:56 PM



Speaking of Business The appointment of Edna Hadden Hughes as president of Lewisburg Banking Company is a classic Good News/Bad News story. Fortunately, the good far outweighs the bad. Edna is a perfect combination of a professional banker, community advocate/servant, and “good ole gal.&rdqu...

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Michael Pape officially files for Congress

Posted on January 23, 2016 10:53 PM



Michael Pape, former District Director for Congressman Ed Whitfield (R-KY- 01), and now candidate for Congress to replace the retiring Whitfield, filed his official documents with the Kentucky Secretary of State Thursday. "Today I officially became a candidate to be the next United States Represen...

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School, sports stories most popular on The LoJo in 2015

By Jim Turner

Posted on January 23, 2016 2:43 PM



Stories on The Logan Journal related to education were the most popular in 2015. Five of the 10 most ‘Liked’ stories were about schools, which expanded to 12 out of the top 30. Since most of the sports articles involved students, that number grew to 18 of 30 Readers of The LoJo are invi...

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Choral groups present magnificent holiday performances

Posted on January 22, 2016 9:41 PM



On Dec. 14 of this year, area choral music educators hosted the first ever “Logan County Choral Extravaganza!” at the deGraffenried Auditorium at Russellville High School. For the first time, choral groups from all over the county joined together for a wonderful evening of holiday perfor...

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State road crews on the job early

By Wes Watt

Posted on January 22, 2016 5:38 AM



This report from the Kentucky Highway Department's Bowling Green district office was issued at 3:30 a.m. District 3 road crews reported to their local facility around 11 pm last night and have been patrolling to spot treatment areas since late last night. The precipitation in the District...

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Edna Hughes new president of Lewisburg Banking Company

By Jim Turner

Posted on January 21, 2016 9:17 PM



The Board of Directors of Lewisburg Bancshares Corporation and Lewisburg Banking Company has named Edna H. Hughes as the new bank President/CEO and Trevor Christian as Executive Vice-President/Senior Lender. Billy Bingham has stepped down as president after nearly 12 years to accept another Presid...

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Sen. Westerfield files for reelection to General Assembly

Posted on January 21, 2016 10:23 AM



 Whitney Westerfield has filed for reelection to the Kentucky State Senate in District 3, continuing to uphold his promise to serve the people of Christian, Todd, and Logan counties in Western Kentucky.  “It has been my great pleasure to serve the people of Western Kentuck...

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Road crews working to clear away ice and snow

By Wes Watt

Posted on January 20, 2016 5:08 PM



Crews have battled throughout the night and all day today to clear roads following a winter storm which left district covered in about 2 inches of snow.  Most A priority routes in most counties are in good shape. They may not be completely clear, but are continuing to improve. Some B and C prio...

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Logan Farm Bureau Women's Committee named best in state

Posted on January 18, 2016 10:53 AM



Several members of the Logan County Farm Bureau Federation attended the state annual meeting of Kentucky Farm Bureau held at the Galt House in Louisville this past December. This was the 96th Annual Meeting.  Pictured from left in the accompanying photo: John Alcott, Becky Brown, Myra Alcott,...

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Russellville Jr. Beta inducts new members

By Donna Wilkinson

Posted on January 14, 2016 7:42 PM



The Russellville Middle School Jr. Beta Club inducted several sixth grade students into the club recently, including: Milo Brooks, Nicolas Colston, Jacoby Covington, Denver Daniels, Dominica Flowers, Blaine Holley, Chelsea Kerr, Addison Mosier, John Carter Myers, May Ouansombath, Ethan Paddock, Lenn...

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30th annual MLK Commemorative Unity Walk set Friday

By Jim Turner

Posted on January 10, 2016 6:26 PM



The 30th annual Dr.  Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Unity Walk Celebration will be held this Friday morning, Jan. 16. The public is invited to participate in the walk and in the program which will follow. The walk is scheduled to begin at 8:15 at the historic Bank Street AME Church at 56...

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Logan Connection strong in SKY Fame apprentice program

Posted on January 10, 2016 5:19 PM



Southcentral Kentucky Community and Technical College (SKYCTC) has announced the creation of the Southcentral Kentucky Federation for Advanced Manufacturing Education (SKY FAME) chapter at the Franklin-Simpson Center. SKYCTC will host a recruitment event this Thursday, Jan. 14, at 6 p.m. at SKYCTC&r...

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Campbells named Outstanding Young Farm Family

By John Alcott

Posted on January 9, 2016 6:30 PM



Mr. and Mrs. Jay Campbell and family were recently recognized as the 2015 Logan County Outstanding Young Farm Family by the Logan County Farm Bureau. Jay has taught Agriculture Education for nine years at Logan County High School. He grew up on the family farm near Adairville, where they raised co...

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Champion produces its first pet food at Auburn plant

Posted on January 4, 2016 11:06 PM



Monday evening the very first bag of Champion pet food rolled off the line in the Canadian company’s new Auburn kitchen. “We are so honored by the commitment Champion executives made to Logan County and Kentucky,” says State Rep. Martha Jane King. The Logan County High School F...

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Ag Commissioner Quarles youngest statewide elected official in nation

By Ted Sloan

Posted on January 4, 2016 4:13 PM



Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles pledged to run an efficient, transparent Kentucky Department of Agriculture that advocates for Kentucky's agriculture industry as he and other state constitutional officers were sworn into office Monday in the Capitol Rotunda. "Being the commissioner of agricul...

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Lady Cougars win Clash, advance to 3-0 in district

By Jim Turner

Posted on January 3, 2016 11:11 PM



The Logan County Lady Cougars held off the visiting Russellville Lady Panthers 47-36 in the Clash of the Lady Cats Saturday. Torrie Pollard and Rachel Barnett each scored 12 for the Lady Cougars while Brooke Barnes had 12 rebounds and 5 blocked shots. Winning the crucial district game was not th...

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RHS kicking off Commit to Graduate initiative this week

By Kim McDaniel, Principal

Posted on January 3, 2016 9:45 PM



Russellville High School looks forward to kicking off 2016 in this most impactful way possible for our students!  Our school vision is that all of our students graduate college and/or career ready and we strive to ensure that all of our decisions and actions reflect this goal/vision for our st...

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