July 2015 Articles


Phil Eason to serve as LCHS interim principal

Posted on July 30, 2015 8:37 PM

Logan County High School has announced the selection of Phil Eason as the school’s interim principal, effective Aug. 6. Eason served as interim principal at Barren County High School in 2011, where feedback about his performance was outstanding, most noteworthy was his level of engagement...

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Cameron Mills to speak at LCHS Kickoff Bash July 29

Posted on July 24, 2015 9:03 PM

Logan County High School will hold a school Kickoff Bash on opening day, Wednesday, July 29, for enrolled students. The event will welcome students back to school. There will be music, student and teacher recognition, and a guest speaker.   During the event, students and teachers will cel...

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LCHS Principal Jaynes leaving for new post in Boone County

Posted on July 23, 2015 8:59 PM

Logan County High School principal Casey Jaynes has been selected by Boone County Central Office to be their next director of Middle /High School Teaching and Learning.  Logan superintendent Kevin Hub says, “Mr. Jaynes has been the principal of LCHS for the last seven years and has buil...

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Community Ed plans dance, Spanish classes

By Penni Nugent

Posted on July 23, 2015 2:18 AM

The first two Community Education classes being offered this fall in Russellville/Logan County feature dance and foreign language. Dancing with Kelly Learn some dance styles such as: “Salsa”, “Waltz”, “Line Dancing”, and “Swing Dancing”!! This six...

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Logan students earn SKYCTC academic honors

Posted on July 22, 2015 6:06 PM

The following Southcentral Kentucky Community and Technical College students with Logan County addresses have been named to the Dean's List and President’s List during the Spring 2015 semester. To be named to the Dean's List a student must have attained a grade aver...

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Sarah Hatton named Auburn assistant principal

Posted on July 22, 2015 11:36 AM

Auburn Elementary School is proud to announce the selection of Sarah Hatton as the next assistant principal of Auburn Elementary School. Mrs. Hatton is the fourth assistant principal to be selected in Auburn Elementary School's history. She carries on the rich tradition of excellence that she learne...

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Legislator asks Beshear to protect military recruitment offices

By Michael Goins

Posted on July 20, 2015 8:34 PM

Rep. Kevin Bratcher, R-Louisville (29th District), Monday called on Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear to take any and all steps necessary to protect all military recruitment offices and National Guard facilities within the Commonwealth.  Rep. Bratcher sent Gov. Beshear a letter this morning ...

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Logan County Fair offers wide variety of fun events

By Jim Turner

Posted on July 15, 2015 9:58 PM

The 2015 Logan County Fair officially began last Saturday with a highly successful horse show that went on into the morning hours. Another event is scheduled for this Friday night, and then seven days full of activities begins Sunday. The fair will be staged at the Logan County UK Extension Complex...

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New students must have proper documentation

Posted on July 12, 2015 9:06 PM

Registration for new students in the Russellville Independent School District will be held on Monday, July 27, 2015, from 1p.m. to 6p.m. at Stevenson Elementary School.  Please note that this registration is for kindergarten through 12th grade students who are new to the district, not for retur...

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Kristina Rice named Adairville principal

Posted on July 12, 2015 6:54 PM

Adairville School is pleased to announce the selection of Kristina Rice as the new principal. Rice began her career as a high school Language Arts teacher at LaRue County High School in 2004. In 2005, she moved to Logan County High School as a Language Arts teacher for five years. She served as a di...

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Wright, Hazel and Crutchfield lead LCHS graduates academically

By Jim Turner

Posted on July 12, 2015 1:10 PM

Kayla Hazel and Ben Wright were named co-valedictorians while Emily Crutchfield was honored as salutatorian during commencement ceremonies for the Class of 2015 at Logan County High School. Graduation was held at Diddle Arena on the campus of Western Kentucky University in late May. According to Co...

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Logan approved for home-based school days if bad weather persists

Posted on July 9, 2015 10:52 PM

Even before school officially starts for the 2015-2016 school year, the Logan County School System is already planning for the possibility of winter snow. The District recently received notification from the Kentucky Department of Education that it has been approved for implementation of Non-Traditi...

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Westerfield to hold public forum on teacher retirement in Russellville

Posted on July 6, 2015 4:04 PM

With unanimous concern surrounding the future of the Kentucky Teachers’ Retirement System (KTRS), Senator Whitney Westerfield (R-Hopkinsville) will hold a public forum to discuss the issue on Friday, July 17 in Logan County from 2-3 p.m. at the Logan County Extension Office. All active and r...

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Binkley, Cornelius, Rice named finalists for Adairville principal

By Dr. Kevin Hub, Superintendent

Posted on July 6, 2015 3:49 PM

In my role as superintendent of Logan County Schools, I have been serving as chair of the Adairville School SBDM Council during the principal selection process.As a council, we have met two times, including our training, which was conducted by Logan County Schools DPP Dr. Barry Goley. Our stakehol...

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LCHS FFA competes, wins, learns at state

By Jenna Simmons, Reporter

Posted on July 5, 2015 2:31 PM

On June 8, the Logan County FFA chapter sent 18 students to Lexington to participate in the Kentucky State FFA Convention. Students at convention participated in many different types of competitions that they placed in at the regional level, competitions including impromptu speeches, record keeping,...

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4th of July events planned all around Logan County

By Jim Turner

Posted on July 3, 2015 11:49 PM

Several exciting events are planned Saturday as Logan County celebrates the Fourth of July and America’s Independence. In downtown Russellville, things get underway as always with the Kiddie Parade, starting at the home of Joyce and the late Bob Guion on East Eighth Street. Lineup begins at 9...

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Brian White hasn't needed to collect on his accounting investment

By Jim Turner

Posted on July 1, 2015 11:54 PM

Brian White took out an insurance policy a couple of decades ago that he most likely will never collect on. Even though people who were reared in North Logan tend to be conservative, he’s not sorry that his investment won’t be repaid, at least directly. By the time he had finished his s...

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