July 2014 Articles


Industrial hemp documentary to screen in Hopkinsville

By Katie Moyer

Posted on July 31, 2014 9:54 PM

The recent Farm Bill provision for hemp research and pilot programs has sparked national media awareness and conversation about hemp. But what’s preventing the U.S. from fully joining 31 other industrialized nations that allow its farmers to grow this beneficial crop? A screening of the awar...

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Madison Rose paint Stevenson Elementary office

By Donna Brown Wilkerson

Posted on July 30, 2014 8:42 PM

Madison Rose, a sophomore at Russellville High School, has been busy this summer working on a mural at Stevenson Elementary School. The mural is located in Principal Lisa White's office and depicts a nature scene. In addition to the mural, students will also notice freshly painted restrooms (decorat...

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Your Huddled Masses

By Sen. Whitney Westerfield

Posted on July 27, 2014 8:53 PM

The recent news coverage about immigrants, and the predictable political remarks, has inspired me to write this column. As a state senator I certainly don’t have any influence on the federal-level issue. I don’t have a vote on border security legislation. But as a citizen and constitu...

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Music events part of Fair entertainment

By Pete Lehman

Posted on July 23, 2014 9:52 PM

Logan County-Tourism is presenting two nights of entertainment for the Logan County Fair. On Wednesday, July 30, Logan Live Music with Gospel, Country & Bluegrass local groups & individuals will be held from 5-9 p.m. The following evening on Thursday, July 31, there will be a Logan Karaok...

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New Logan superintendent addresses parents

By Dr. Kevin Hub

Posted on July 22, 2014 8:36 PM

Dear Parents and Guardians of Logan County Schools Students: It is my honor to welcome back our students and their families as we start another school year. As the first day for students quickly approaches, the staff of Logan County Schools are busy with preparations. At each of our schools, the p...

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Recalling John Seigenthaler, an engaged journalist with a liberal attitude

By Al Smith

Posted on July 19, 2014 10:06 PM

A thousand persons crowded the Catholic cathedral in Nashville this week for the funeral of journalist John Seigenthaler, one of the South’s last surviving white heroes of the Civil Rights era. Among the mourners were three generations of the Robert Kennedy family, former vice president Al Go...

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FFA members gain skills, have fun at camp

By Jessica Brown, Reporter

Posted on July 15, 2014 11:52 PM

Every summer everyone is always busy, with various things such as vacations, church trips or other school activities. Every year the Logan County FFA Chapter takes a week out of summer to attend the Kentucky FFA leadership Training center in Hardinsburg. During this week, the officers attend class...

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