July 2020 Articles


Foreign seeds being sent Kentuckians may be dangerous

By Sean Southard

Posted on July 27, 2020 6:37 PM

  Agriculture Commissioner Dr. Ryan Quarles is sounding the alarm about reports of foreign seeds being shipped unsolicited to Kentuckians across the Commonwealth. Kentucky is the fourth state known to receive suspicious packages of seeds that appear to have originated from China. “It is...

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Logan Telephone Cooperative rebrands as LTC Connect

By Kristen Herndon

Posted on July 21, 2020 7:33 PM

  Logan Telephone Cooperative announced this week it is unveiling a refreshed brand identity and becoming LTC Connect. The updates show the evolution of the cooperative since its founding in 1954 as it has expanded upon its service offerings. Over the past several months, management at Logan...

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Tobacco Festival canceled for 2020

By Karen Logan, Chamber of Commerce Executive Director

Posted on July 21, 2020 6:51 PM

  On Tuesday, July 21, following a special called meeting with the Barren River District Health Department to discuss alternate plans for the 2020 Logan County Tobacco & Heritage Festival, the Logan County Chamber Board of Directors announced that all in-person events for this year have be...

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County schools offering choice between in-person and online classes

By Jim Turner

Posted on July 19, 2020 2:56 PM

  At Tuesday’s Logan County School  Board meeting, the first day for students was moved to Aug. 26. Students will have the option of in-person learning or the Virtual Learning Academy. The first day for preschoolers will be Aug. 31. Many plans are being made to keep children safe ...

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Russellville school families presented choices

By Leon Smith, Interim Superintendent

Posted on July 19, 2020 2:30 PM

  In a special called board meeting on Tuesday, July 14, the Russellville Board of Education approved a revision of the 2020 school calendar. The first day for students will be on Wednesday, August 26. Opening day for staff will be Wednesday, August 12, in their respective schools. The new cal...

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Ryan Davenport named RMS assistant principal, district athletic director

By Ben Bruni, RHS Principal

Posted on July 11, 2020 6:49 PM

  Russellville High School and Russellville Middle School have announced the hiring of Ryan Davenport as district athletic director and RMS assistant principal. Davenport enters both positions with a rich and deep set of ties to the Russellville community. He is a 1999 graduate of Russellvill...

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Lori Bouldin named Adairville School interim principal

Posted on July 9, 2020 6:10 PM

  Adairville School is pleased to announce the selection of Lori Bouldin as the new interim principal. Bouldin began her career as a sixth grade Language Arts teacher at Christian County Middle School in 1994. In 1996, she joined Logan County Schools to serve as a Middle Grades Reading and L...

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News Briefs on The LoJo in June 2020

By Jim Turner

Posted on July 9, 2020 12:29 PM

  Jun 28, 2020 Concerned Citizens Giveaways Concerned Citizens of Logan County will give away three different types of items Thursday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in front of their headquarters at 428 East Fifth Street in Russellville. Available will be sleeves of paper and foam cups, Edge ...

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