June 2017 Articles


Over 1,250 student names appeared on The LoJo in May

By Jim Turner

Posted on June 28, 2017 11:43 PM

Consider this: During the month just passed—May 2017, the names of Logan County and Russellville students, from preschool through high school, abounded on the pages of The Logan Journal. Below are the names of approximately 1,250 young people whose participation and achievements in the classr...

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New RHS assistant principal named

By Jim Turner

Posted on June 26, 2017 11:22 PM

Incoming Russellville High School Principal Ben Bruni has announced that Cameron Jackson has been named the new assistant principal at Russellville Jr./Sr. High School.  Jackson joins what Bruni calls “our team” with over a decade in public education in Kentucky. He has worked...

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Paul and McConnell on opposite sides of Medicaid slashing bill

By Melissa Patrick and Al Cross of Kentucky Health News

Posted on June 22, 2017 11:46 PM

Senate Republicans' bill to repeal and replace the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act delivered few surprises but drew deadly opposition, putting Kentucky's senators on opposite sides. “I’m pleased that we were able to arrive at a draft that incorporates input from so many diffe...

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Road work to affect Logan and its neighbors

Posted on June 18, 2017 3:27 PM

The expected traffic impacts in District 3 for June 19 through June 23 are listed below. All work is subject to change. For more information checkout the new GoKY.ky.gov. Follow District 3 on Twitter @kytcdistrict3 and Facebook@kytcdistrict3. Logan County Russellv...

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Milliken receives Ag Teachers Change Lives state award

By Hannah Price, Reporter

Posted on June 17, 2017 10:29 PM

Doug Milliken, a retired Ag teacher from Logan County High School, received the Ag Teachers Change Lives Award at the 88th annual Kentucky FFA State Convention on June 7 in Lexington. This is the highest award given to an agriculture teacher. Mr. Milliken attended WKU and received a Master’s ...

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Hayes, Oliver and Violette lead Olmstead graduates academically

By Kerri Hayes

Posted on June 16, 2017 9:33 PM

The Olmstead 8th Grade Class of 2017 held its graduation ceremony on Thursday, May 18. Parents, grandparents, family, friends, staff and community members filled the gym to celebrate. A Year in Review with video of memories from the year was played while everyone gathered to their seats.  Aft...

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Most Logan schools added to free meals for all list

Posted on June 15, 2017 5:45 PM

Adairville, Auburn, Chandlers and Lewisburg Elementary/Middle Schools will participate in the Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) for the upcoming 2017-18 school year. CEP allows schools and school districts the ability to offer both lunch and breakfast at no cost to all enrolled students without ...

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Expanded Logan Fair offers full days of fun events

By Jim Turner

Posted on June 12, 2017 10:13 PM

After a great deal of work and planning by the committee, a greatly expanded Logan County Fair begins Monday and runs through this Saturday, June 17, with another Saturday of action thrown in for good measure on June 24. Many long-time Logan residents remember the size and excitement of the Logan C...

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LCHS' Keyleigh Harlan accepted as Gatton Academy student

By Jon Jukes

Posted on June 8, 2017 9:46 PM

Logan County High School is proud to announce the appointment of sophomore Keyleigh Harlan to the Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science. Keyleigh, the daughter of Sarah Harlan of Russellville, is one of only 95 students from across the Commonwealth to be accepted into the Academy’s class o...

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Ben Bruni named new Russellville Jr./Sr. High principal

By Jim Turner

Posted on June 7, 2017 11:17 PM

Ben Bruni has accepted the position of principal at Russellville Jr./Sr. High School, it was revealed Wednesday at a public announcement at the high school. The last two years he has served as assistant principal of Adairville Elementary School.This is his 14th year in public education. Prior to c...

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News Briefs on The LoJo for May 2017

Posted on June 1, 2017 12:20 AM

May 31, 2017 F-S beats Cougars 7-4 for regional title Not until Franklin's Rylan Thomas caught Kaleb Justice's bid for a tying 3-run homer at the rightfield wall Wednesday evening was the Fourth Region Baseball championship decided. After trailing Logan County 3-0 enter...

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