June 2017 Articles
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Auburn Legion, Connor Woodward enhance honors for veterans on Memorial Day

By Jim Turner

Posted on June 27, 2017 10:06 PM



Next week’s Fourth of July celebration marks the second of three holidays in which the United States honors those who have given much to make our country great, along with Memorial Day in May and Veterans Day in November. Memorial Day, especially, honors military veterans who are no longer liv...

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Michael and Linda Maxwell to celebrate 50th wedding anniversary Sunday

Posted on June 23, 2017 12:26 AM



Michael and Linda Maxwell will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on June 25, 2017. They were married June 30, 1967, at Crittenden Drive Church of Christ in Russellville. Michael is retired after co-owning Maxwell Tool and Machine Shop and Chapel Motocross followed by working as an engineer a...

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Taste of Logan brings out good food and eager samplers

By Dee Dee Brown

Posted on June 22, 2017 10:44 PM



Kris Partlow from Breads By Kris, Judy Yuri from RZ Brother's Restaurant and Brian Crawford from Slappyz Pizza & Subs accepted plaques on behalf of their eateries last Saturday after participating in a special event at the Logan County Fair.   The Logan County Tourist & Convention Com...

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Eateries provide unique Tastes of Logan at Fair

By Dee Dee Brown

Posted on June 22, 2017 9:41 PM



The Logan County Tourist & Convention Commission proudly hosted a brand new event at the 2017 Logan County Fair. The Taste of Logan County was held Saturday, June 17, from 2-4 p.m. at the Logan County Extension Cooperative. The Taste was sponsored by Amanda Gossett’s State Farm.  Los...

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Julie and Gary Ransdell named to WKU Distinguished Hall of Fame

By Jim Turner

Posted on June 21, 2017 11:36 PM



A woman whose first job in education was teaching in the Russellville Schools will be inducted to Western Kentucky University’s Hall of Distinguished Alumni this fall. So will her husband. Dr. Gary A. Ransdell (’73, ’74) and Julie Ransdell (’75) will join WKU’s Hall of...

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4-H members earn championships and blue ribbons, qualify for state

By Jim Turner

Posted on June 21, 2017 8:20 PM



Nine Logan County 4-H Club members exhibited items associated with their projects at the Logan County Fair last week. Their exhibits, including their ribbons, were on display Saturday in the Cloverville section of the Logan County Extension Office. Most of them qualified to send their exhibits to t...

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R'ville EPB head earns TVA's Advanced Certified Power Executive designation

Posted on June 20, 2017 9:50 PM



Dale Vowell, general manager/superintendent at Russellville Electric Plant Board, was recently awarded the Tennessee Valley Public Power Association’s Advanced Certified Power Executive (AdvCPE) designation. Before a packed Honors Luncheon crowd at TVPPA’s 71st Annual Conference, held d...

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Logan FFA members compete, place at state

By Hannah Price, Reporter

Posted on June 19, 2017 10:10 AM



On June 5-9, the 88th Kentucky FFA State Convention was held in Lexington, Kentucky.  The theme for this year’s convention was ‘This is Home’. Our Logan County High School officer team called the convention ‘home’ for this week.  Our officers competed in Senio...

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Winners of the oldest categories of Logan Fair Mr. and Miss contests announced

Posted on June 18, 2017 9:29 PM



The top three places in each of the age categories in the 2017 Little Mr. and Miss Pageant have been announced by the Logan County Tourism Commission, which sponsored the event. Already published are one article with the five youngest groups at http://www.theloganjournal.com/Stories.aspx?Artic...

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Five more Fair Little Mr. & Miss award winners named, shown

Posted on June 18, 2017 8:51 PM



The top three places in each of the age categories in the 2017 Little Mr. and Miss Pageant have been announced by the Logan County Tourism Commission, which sponsored the event.The stories and pictures of the five youngest age groups can be found on The LoJo at http://www.theloganjournal.c...

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Little Mr. and Miss Fair winners named, shown

Posted on June 18, 2017 4:28 PM



The top three places in each of the age categories in the 2017 Little Mr. and Miss Pageant have been announced by the Logan County Tourism Commission, which sponsored the event. The first five category placements follow with the other nine in two more articles:. Category 1 Girls   0-6 m...

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By Jim Turner

Posted on June 16, 2017 10:08 PM



The Logan County Farmers’ Market begins Saturday’s big day of the Logan County Fair with the market open, as always, from 7:30 a.m. until noon. Each session this time of year means more vegetables and varieties of fruits and vegetables will be available. Look for candy onions, green bean...

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Friday at the fair filled with fun, excitement

By Jim Turner

Posted on June 16, 2017 9:38 AM



 Two very different events highlight the Logan County Fair Friday evening. A Demolition Derby and Square Dancing both begin at 7 p.m. The entry fee for the Demolition Derby is $75 with a discount for Logan County drivers. Vehicles must be 1980-2002 models, and no completely black cars will be ...

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Posted on June 8, 2017 10:22 PM



A group of community business leaders, working with the Junior Achievement program, visited Logan County High School on in May to meet with the school’s out-going seniors. While there, the cadre of professionals discussed expectations of future employers and strategies students can utilize to ...

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