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March News Briefs

By Jim Turner

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



3/31/2013 Death claims retired businessman Bob Guion One of Russellville’s most respected businessmen and civic leaders died Friday. Bob Guion, 83, was founder of Bilt-Rite Industries, which was located adjacent to Russellville High School, and a founding part...

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Will Kentucky expand Medicaid, and if so, how?

By Molly Burchett, Kentucky Health News

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



Kentucky is one of the last states to decide whether to Medicaid under federal health reform, and now that the General Assembly has gone home, Democratic Gov. Steve Beshear can turn his attention to the many questions that linger. Some Republican legislators think he will expand the program, but the...

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Comer calls on Washington to lift hemp ban

By Ted Sloan

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



Agriculture Commissioner James Comer plans to lead a delegation to Washington within a month to seek an exemption for Kentucky producers to grow industrial hemp. "I will work closely with Senators Rand Paul and Mitch McConnell and Representatives John Yarmuth and Thomas Massie to put Kentucky first...

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Whitfield & DeGette introduce key Medicare diabetes legislation

By Chris Pack

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



Tuesday, U.S. Representatives Diana DeGette (D-CO) and Ed Whitfield (R-KY), co-chairs of the Congressional Diabetes Caucus, introduced the Access to Quality Diabetes Education Act, and the Preventing Diabetes in Medicare Act. Both bills provide critical support to Medicare beneficiaries who are diab...

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LCHS freshman registration set Thursday

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



Logan County High School will hold freshman registration on Thursday, March 14, at the school. All five schools in the Logan County School System are scheduled for the same evening. The schedule follows: Adairville, Chandlers, Olmstead 5:30-5;45—self-guided tour of the building 5:45-6:30&md...

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Good News reported by Logan schools

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



Each month, the six schools in the Logan County School System submit Good News reports at the school board meeting. Highlights include Adairville’s having been named a School to Watch for the fourth straight year, and Lewisburg teacher Karen Jenkins having been invited to the White House where...

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This Week in Frankfort

By LRC Public INformation

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



In the long run-up to a legislative session, all things (more or less) seem possible. At week’s end and as the short session’s near end -- the question becomes: What, now, is really possible? If politics is the art of answering that question, at no time does that become clearer than a s...

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WKU announces December graduates from Logan

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



Western Kentucky University has announced the students who graduated in December commencement ceremonies. Those with Logan County addresses were as follows: Masters degrees From Auburn: Andrew Clark, Matthew R. Douchette; from Lewisburg: Joshua Bell,  Casey Corum, Heather A. Key, Kristi Porte...

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Smoking ban gets 'a good scrubbing' before Judiciary Committee

By Al Cross, Kentucky Health News

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



The bill for a statewide smoking ban is dead for this session of the General Assembly, but its supporters think they made some headway Monday as they laid groundwork for getting it through the state House a year from now. The House Judiciary Committee held an informational hearing on House Bill 190...

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February News Briefs

By Jim Turner

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



28/2013 Matthews' Lady Cats, Stinson's Lady Scotties fall by 3 points each at regional tourney The teams coached by two men who have ties with Logan County High School both lost their 4th Region Tournament girls games Wednesday at Barren County High School. The Fran...

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