January 2020 Articles


WKU announces fall semester honor students from Logan

By Jim Turner

Posted on January 30, 2020 12:31 PM

  Western Kentucky University has announced the names of honor students for the fall semester. A total of 78 students with Russellville and Logan County addresses are on that list and over half of them (47) are on the President’s List (designated by an *) for recording a perfect 4.0 aver...

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SKYCTC named among Best Places to Work in Kentucky

Posted on January 30, 2020 11:27 AM

Southcentral Kentucky Community and Technical College (SKYCTC) has been designated as one of the “Best Places to Work in Kentucky” by The Kentucky Chamber of Commerce, and the Kentucky Society for Human Resource Management (KYSHRM). One-hundred companies across the state made the 16th A...

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News Briefs on The LoJo for December 2019

By Jim Turner

Posted on January 27, 2020 8:41 PM

News Briefs on The LoJo for December 2020 Dec 30, 2019 Cougars win Roy's/FSNB Classic title With an 80-74 victory over Great Crossings Sunday night, homestanding Logan County (9-3) won the championship of the Roy’s Bar-B-Que/First Southern National Bank Classic. Louisville Collegiat...

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Susan Lee named Olmstead School nurse

By Bonnie Watson, Olmstead Principal

Posted on January 27, 2020 7:02 PM

    We are pleased to announce that the Medical Center has hired Mrs. Susan Lee, RN as our school nurse at Olmstead. She will start transitioning to Olmstead beginning Wednesday afternoon. She will be working between two schools until a nurse is found for the position she is transferri...

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LCHS sophomores offered discounted ACT testing

By Amber McKinney, Guidance Counselor

Posted on January 23, 2020 10:28 AM

  Getting ready for college can be stressful. With a checklist of items to complete, students must submit applications, ensure transcripts are sent, apply for financial aid as well as scholarships, and most importantly score high enough on the ACT to get accepted to their school of choice. The...

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RMS Principal's Report for Jan. 22, 2020

By Cameron Jackson, Russellville Middle School Principal

Posted on January 22, 2020 10:21 AM

RHS and RMS to Participate in MLK Unity Walk On Monday, Jan. 27, RHS JR Students and RMS Students will join with students from Logan County to participate in a MLK Unity Walk in downtown Russellville. RHS Juniors will be receiving a letter home with further information regarding the Walk. Cyber Sa...

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Logan 4-H second in state in 2019 Ag Tag donations

Posted on January 21, 2020 9:09 AM

A check for $3,871.61 from the 2019 Ag Tag Campaign was presented to Logan County 4-H by the Kentucky 4-H Foundation. Logan County finished second among Kentucky’s 120 counties in receipts from the program. “Logan County 4-H would like to thank the local agriculture community for their...

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RHS Principal's Report for Jan. 17, 2020

By Ben Bruni, Principal, Russellville High School

Posted on January 17, 2020 7:05 PM

Thank goodness it’s Friday! I hope everyone had a wonderful week and is looking forward to a mindful weekend and Monday Holiday in which we honor the work and life of one of America’s greatest citizens, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Lots of info in this Newsletter edition so please take a m...

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Kerr sponsoring anti-conversion therapy legistation

Posted on January 15, 2020 1:15 PM

  Republican Sen. Alice Forgy Kerr of Lexington, lead sponsor of the Senate measure, on Tuesday referred to the practice as “conversion torture." Democratic Rep. Lisa Willner of Louisville, lead sponsor of the House bill, denounced it as a “discredited and dangerous” practice...

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Both Chandler's and Lewisburg schools awarded $5,000 STEM grants

Posted on January 15, 2020 10:09 AM

Both Chandler’s School and Lewisburg School were recently awarded $5,000 STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) grants. The grants were provided by the Tennessee Valley Authority and its retiree organization, Bicentennial Volunteers Incorporated. Grants totaling $600,000...

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LCHS students can earn the Work Ready Seal

Posted on January 13, 2020 6:36 PM

Logan County High School is partnering with The Logan Economic Alliance for Development (LEAD) to support a work ready skills seal for students. Along with preparing students for secondary education, LCHS strives to prepare students for the transition to work and life beyond the c...

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Logan Chamber of Commerce News in early January 2020

By Jim Turner

Posted on January 8, 2020 3:14 PM

From Logan County Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Karen Logan: WE ARE GROWING and super excited to be adding Ann Page Province McReynolds to our staff as Communications Coordinator! Ann will be working part-time with an event focus helping us to make every Chamber event even bette...

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Chamber accepting applications for Beautification Awards

Posted on January 8, 2020 1:09 PM

  The Logan County Beautification Awards Committee has been revived to recognize property owners in Logan County, KY that have worked hard to improve the look of their home, business and/or entrances, overall improving our county’s curb appeal! Mission Statement: The mission of the L...

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Kentucky Constitutional officers sworn in

Posted on January 8, 2020 12:55 PM

  Kentucky’s constitutional officers were sworn into their positions in an inaugural ceremony at the State Capitol on Monday morning. Secretary of State Michael G. Adams, Attorney General Daniel Cameron, Auditor of Public Accounts Mike Harmon, Kentucky State Treasure...

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Westerfield seeking third term in state senate

Posted on January 5, 2020 12:50 PM

Republican state Senator Whitney Westerfield will seek re-election to Kentucky’s 3rd Senate district for a third term in office. His campaign will focus on continuing to achieve real results for the district and upholding conservative values.  Westerfield serves Christian, Loga...

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RHS Principal's Report for Jan. 4, 2020

By Ben Bruni, Principal

Posted on January 4, 2020 2:44 PM

  Welcome back to RHS and a new decade! On Monday we begin the second half of a school year that has flown by! We have quite a bit happening this coming Third Quarter so please take a moment and check out what’s on tap for your Panthers!  Hope you have a great holiday and remember ...

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