June 2016 Articles


Dukes, Binkley take top academic honors for LCHS graduating class

Posted on June 27, 2016 4:11 PM

Jessica Dukes and Kira Binkley had the honor of being the top academic students of the 2016 graduating class of Logan County High School when commencement exercises were held at WKU’s Diddle Arena this spring. The valedictorian was Jessica Dukes, the daughter of Lyla Dupree and Chris Dukes.&n...

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Dale Vowell named general manager of the Russellville Electric Plant Board

Posted on June 20, 2016 10:56 PM

Dale Vowell will begin serving as general manager of the Russellville Electric Plant Board on Aug. 1. Vowell has been employed by the Hickman Electric Plant Board for the past 27 years and brings lots of experience to his new position.  “After an extensive search, we have found the idea...

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Addie White, McKayla Strode lead Lewisburg graduates

Posted on June 18, 2016 10:00 PM

Lewisburg School held graduation Friday, May 20, in the school gymnasium. Seventy-six eighth grade students were recognized as graduates. Addie White was recognized as valedictorian, and Makayla Strode as salutatorian. Three students were honored for perfect attendance for the 2015-2016 school year...

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Rylee Hobbs, Caroline Davenport lead Adairville graduates

Posted on June 16, 2016 10:33 PM

Rylee Hobbs was named valedictorian and Caroline Davenport salutatorian at commencement exercises for Adairville Middle School this spring. The following students received the President’s Award for Academic Achievement; these students had a 90 percent or better average for the 6th, 7th, ...

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WKU announces spring honor students from Logan County

Posted on June 16, 2016 8:57 PM

Western Kentucky University has announced its honor students for the spring semester. Those with an asterisk after their names are listed as being “with Distinction.” The following are those with Logan County addresses: Alyssa M. Lowe--Adairville, Kelsey M. Bond--Adairville, Addie Bald...

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Memphis coming to Russellville

Posted on June 14, 2016 10:56 PM

Memphis is coming to Russellville! Russellville Blues is bringing the sounds of Memphis to Russellville and will present free concerts on Saturday, June 25, and Friday, Aug. 5, as part of the Mary Ann Fisher Summer Concert Series. Redd Velvet will perform on June 25 with special guests William H...

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LCHS releases fourth quarter Honor Roll

Posted on June 12, 2016 5:59 PM

Logan County High School has announced its academic honor students for the final quarter of the 2015-16 school year. The names follow:   Principal’s List (all A’s) Ninth Grade Lauren Barnes, Blayke Bingham, Mackenzie Blair, Colten Blick, Isabella Bond, Olivia Bouldin, Jordan But...

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Russellvillian who led original War on Terror honored in Frankfort

By Jim Turner

Posted on June 9, 2016 11:55 PM

The memory of one of Russellville’s most famous historic residents was celebrated in Frankfort this spring. His actions over 200 years ago were billed as the “Opening Salvo of America’s War on Terror.” Military veterans and patriotic citizens gathered at the grave of Lt. Pre...

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SKYCTC lists May graduates from Logan

By Mark Brooks

Posted on June 9, 2016 9:29 PM

Southcentral Kentucky Community and Technical College (SKYCTC) honored 587 graduates at the College’s Commencement Ceremony, Friday, May 6. The ceremony was held at the Southern Kentucky Performing Arts Center in Bowling Green. Fifty of them list Logan County as their home. Several other...

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Tammy Tinsley named Logan Chamber executive director

Posted on June 7, 2016 11:40 PM

Logan County Chamber President Joe Hendricks announced Tuesday that the Chamber’s Board of Directors has unanimously confirmed Tammy Tinsley as the new executive director. Tammy will begin her duties next Monday, June 13. She has a Bachelors Degree from Western Kentucky University and comes ...

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Paul Mullins named superintendent of Logan County Schools

Posted on June 7, 2016 11:12 PM

At the regular June meeting of the Logan County Board of Education Tuesday, the board voted to hire Paul M. Mullins as the new superintendent of schools and secretary to the board and approved the contract employing him for a four-year term (2016-2020). Mullins—with 22 years of experience in...

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News Briefs on The LoJo for May 2016

By Jim Turner

Posted on June 1, 2016 11:17 PM

May 31, 2016 BGH tops Cougars 5-1 A season that was infinitely better than had been expected came to an end for the Logan County Cougars (29-9) Tuesday when Coach Ethan Meguiar’s team fell 5-1 at the hands of Bowling Green in the Fourth Region semifinals at WKU. They are ...

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Shaina Johnson, Gracie Wharton & CJ Raymer lead Chandlers graduates

Posted on June 1, 2016 9:33 PM

Chandlers School recognized the accomplishments and promotion of 44 eighth graders Friday, May 20 in the school gymnasium. Following the student-led invocation, several students received individual honors. Award winners included Hanna Boyd (Art), Kolton Coomer (Citizenship), Onahka Fuller (Mathema...

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